Mucad Injection

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Cadila Pharmaceuticals Ltd

Composition for Mucad NA Injection

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Primarily used for

Serious bacterial infections
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₹2320.0/Injection
1 Injection in 1 vial
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Medicine Overview of Mucad Injection

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Uses of Mucad Injection

Mucad Injection is used in serious bacterial infections.
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Side effects of Mucad Injection

Common

Nausea, Vomiting, Seizure.

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How to use Mucad Injection

Your doctor or nurse will give you this medicine. Kindly do not self administer.

How Mucad Injection works

Mucad injection is an antibiotic. It kills the bacteria by attacking their cell wall. Specifically, it prevents the synthesis of a substance in the cell wall called peptidoglycan, which provides the cell wall with the strength required for survival of bacteria in human body.

In Depth Information on Mucad Injection

Expert advice for Mucad Injection

Meropenem is given as an injection directly into a vein by a doctor or nurse using water for injections or a suitable infusion fluid. Do not start or continue the meropenem and consult your doctor:
  • If you have kidney or liver problems.
  • If you have a history of seizures or central nervous system problems (e.g. brain lesions).
  • If you experience severe and persistent diarrhea after taking antibiotics.
  • If you are taking other drugs like probenecid, valproic acid, or oral anticoagulants like warfarin.
  • If you are pregnant, planning to become pregnant or breastfeeding.
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Warnings
Special precautions for Mucad Injection
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Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
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Pregnancy
PROBABLY SAFE
Mucad Injection is probably safe to use during pregnancy.

Animal studies have shown low or no adverse effect on the foetus, however, there are limited human studies. Please consult your doctor.
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Lactation
Mucad Injection is probably safe to use during lactation. L
imited human data suggests that the drug does not represent a significant risk to the baby.
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Driving
It is not known whether Mucad Injection alters the ability t
o drive. Do not drive if you experience any symptoms that affect your ability to concentrate and react.
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Kidney
CAUTION
Mucad Injection should be used with caution in patients with
kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Mucad Injection may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
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Liver
SAFE
Mucad Injection is safe to use in patients with liver diseas
e. No dose adjustment of Mucad Injection is recommended.
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Severely interacts with other drugs like
Encorate Syrup, Valox 500mg Tablet CR, Encorate 200mg Tablet, Valprol Syrup

Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions for Mucad NA Injection

Frequently asked questions for Meropenem

Q. Is meropenem a penicillin, cephalosporin, or beta lactam drug?
Meropenem is not a penicillin or cephalosporin drug. It is a carbapenem beta-lactam antibiotic
Mucad is relatively safe if used at prescribed doses for the prescribed duration as advised by your doctor
Yes, Mucad is dialyzable
Q. Is meropenem compatible with vancomycin, or potassium?
Meropenem may be compatible with potassium or vancomycin. Please consult your doctor before taking the drug
Mucad may be nephrotoxic, vesicant, and may cause thrombocytopenia. Please consult your doctor if you experience these side effects
Mucad is active against gram-positive and gram-negative bacteria, aerobes as well as anaerobes. It is effective against enterococcus, streptococcus, and methicillin-sensitive Staphylococcus aureus (MSSA), but not effective against listeria or methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus.
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Substitutes for Mucad

No substitutes found for this medicine
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