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Murinact 4gm Injection

Prescription Required
SALT COMPOSITION
Storage
Store at room temperature (10-30°C)

Introduction

Murinact 4gm Injection is an antibiotic medicine used to treat bacterial infections in your body. It is effective in some infections of the urinary tract, lungs (eg. pneumonia), bones, brain (eg. meningitis), and blood. However, it is only used when other common antibiotics cannot be used.

Murinact 4gm Injection kills bacteria, which helps to improve your symptoms and cure the infection. It is given as a drip (intravenous infusion) into a vein under the supervision of a healthcare professional. Your doctor will decide the correct dose for you. You should use this medicine regularly at evenly spaced intervals as per the schedule prescribed by your doctor. Do not skip any doses and finish the full course of treatment even if you feel better. Stopping the medicine too early may lead to the infection returning or worsening.

The most common side effects of this medicine include injection site reactions (pain, swelling or redness), vaginal inflammation and stomach pain. Some people may develop temporary redness or pain at the site of injection. These side effects are usually mild but let your doctor know if they bother you or last more than a few days.

Before using it, you should tell your doctor if you are allergic to any antibiotics or have any liver or kidney problems. Pregnant and breastfeeding mothers should consult their doctor before using it. This medicine may make you feel sleepy and dizzy. Do not drive if these symptoms occur.

Uses of Murinact Injection

Benefits of Murinact Injection

In Bacterial infections

Murinact 4gm Injection is an antibiotic medicine that works by killing the infection causing bacteria in your body. It is effective for bacterial infections of the throat, ears, urinary tract, skin, and soft tissues. Murinact 4gm Injection is given by a doctor or a nurse and should not be self-administered. This medicine usually makes you feel better within a few days, but you should continue taking it as prescribed even when you feel better. Stopping it early may make the infection come back and harder to treat.

Side effects of Murinact Injection

Most side effects do not require any medical attention and disappear as your body adjusts to the medicine. Consult your doctor if they persist or if you’re worried about them

Common side effects of Murinact

  • Injection site reactions (pain, swelling, redness)
  • Vaginal inflammation
  • Stomach pain

How to use Murinact Injection

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

How Murinact Injection works

Murinact 4gm Injection is an antibiotic. It kills bacteria by preventing them from forming the bacterial protective covering which is needed for their survival.

Safety Advice

Alcohol
SAFE
Consuming alcohol with Murinact 4gm Injection does not cause any harmful side effects.
Pregnancy
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Murinact 4gm Injection is generally considered safe to use during pregnancy. Animal studies have shown low or no adverse effects to the developing baby; however, there are limited human studies.
Breastfeeding
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Murinact 4gm Injection is probably safe to use during breastfeeding. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent any significant risk to the baby.
Driving
UNSAFE
Murinact 4gm Injection may decrease alertness, affect your vision or make you feel sleepy and dizzy. Do not drive if these symptoms occur.
Kidney
CAUTION
Murinact 4gm Injection should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Murinact 4gm Injection may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Use of Murinact 4gm Injection is not recommended in patients with severe kidney disease.
Liver
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
There is limited information available on the use of Murinact 4gm Injection in patients with liver disease. Please consult your doctor.

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Quick Tips

  • Murinact 4gm Injection is used for the treatment of bacterial infections when use of other common medicines is considered inappropriate.
  • Diarrhea is a common side effect. Inform your doctor if it does not get better or if you see blood in stools.
  • It is given as an injection into a vein by your doctor or nurse.
  • Murinact 4gm Injection may cause dizziness or sleepiness. Don't drive or do anything requiring concentration until you know how it affects you.
  • Your doctor may regularly monitor the level of electrolytes in your blood. A low-sodium diet is recommended during treatment.

Fact Box

Chemical Class
Organic phosphonic acids
Habit Forming
No
Therapeutic Class
ANTI INFECTIVES

Patient Concerns

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Scar on face due to bacterial infections
Dr. Atul Jain
Dermatology
Pic is not clear, plz visit for proper opinion
I have a history of recurring yeast and bacterial vaginosis infections.
Dr. Sonu Balhara Ahlawat
Obstetrics and Gynaecology
Tab metrogyl 500 mg twice a day x 5 days and tab fluconazole 150 mg three doses alternate days
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FAQs

Q. What kind of antibiotic is Murinact 4gm Injection?

Murinact 4gm Injection is a broad-spectrum antibiotic which kills the infection causing bacteria in your body by affecting and damaging the cell wall (covering of bacteria) synthesis. It is also seen that Murinact 4gm Injection prevents the attachment of bacteria to superficial cells of urinary bladder, hence preventing infection.

Q. What is the use of Murinact 4gm Injection?

This medication is an antibiotic used in few specific conditions like infections of urinary bladder infections and lower urinary tract infections and the infection of bone marrow. It is also sometimes used to treat infection of meninges (covering of the brain). Whether this medicine should be given to you or not will be decided by your doctor depending upon the type of bacteria causing the infection. It acts only in bacterial infections and is of no use in viral infections (such as common cold and flu).

Q. How often can you take Murinact 4gm Injection?

The schedule of taking Murinact 4gm Injection is decided by your doctor. The daily dose is determined on the basis of bacteria causing the infection, severity and site of the infection. While deciding the dose and duration, the doctor will also consider your age, body weight and status of kidney function. Usually, it is given as 2–3 divided doses in whole day.

Q. Can I take Murinact 4gm Injection if have kidney problems?

Murinact 4gm Injection should be given with caution if the patient has kidney problems. Your doctor may get regular blood tests done to monitor kidney function. If at all needed to be given to patients with kidney impairment, the doctor may need to adjust the dose according to the severity of the kidney problem.

Q. How long does Murinact 4gm Injection stay in your system?

The time for which Murinact 4gm Injection will stay in our body depends upon how well your kidney functions as this medicine is excreted by the kidney. In healthy adults, about 80-90% of the total medicine injected is excreted by kidney within 10 hours after a single injection into the veins. If the patient has kidney dysfunction, the medicine may stay back for a longer time in the body.

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References

  1. Chambers HF, Deck DH. Beta-Lactam and Other Cell Wall- & Membrane-Active Antibiotics. In: Katzung BG, Masters SB, Trevor AJ, editors. Basic and Clinical Pharmacology. 11th ed. New Delhi, India: Tata McGraw Hill Education Private Limited; 2009. pp. 788-89.
  2. Briggs GG, Freeman RK, editors. A Reference Guide to Fetal and Neonatal Risk: Drugs in Pregnancy and Lactation. 10th ed. Philadelphia, PA: Wolters Kluwer Health; 2015. pp. 595-97.
  3. Fosfomycin. Reading, Berkshire: Nordic Pharma Limited; 2015 [revised 11 Jun. 2017]. [Accessed 31 Mar. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link

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