Sudopen 500 mg Injection


Overview

Uses of Sudopen Injection
Sudopen 500 mg Injection is used in severe bacterial infections. It is used in infections of various body parts like skin and soft tissues, urinary tract, blood, brain and lungs (pneumonia).
Sudopen Injection side effects
Common
  • Vomiting
  • Nausea
  • Injection site reactions (pain, swelling, redness)
How to use Sudopen Injection
Your doctor or nurse will give you this medicine. Kindly do not self administer.
How Sudopen Injection works
Sudopen 500 mg Injection is an antibiotic. It kills bacteria by preventing them from forming the bacterial protective covering which is needed for them to survive.
Sudopen Injection related warnings
Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Pregnancy
PROBABLY SAFE
Sudopen 500 mg 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.
Lactation
Sudopen 500 mg Injection is probably safe to use during lactation. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent a significant risk to the baby.
Driving
It is not known whether Sudopen 500 mg Injection alters the ability to drive. Do not drive if you experience any symptoms that affect your ability to concentrate and react.
Kidney
CAUTION
Sudopen 500 mg Injection should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Sudopen 500 mg Injection may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
Sudopen 500 mg Injection is probably safe to use in patients with liver disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Sudopen 500 mg Injection may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.
What if you miss a dose of Sudopen Injection?
If you miss a dose of Sudopen 500 mg Injection, please consult your doctor.

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Expert Advice

  • Sudopen 500 mg Injection is used to treat severe bacterial infections, including those acquired in hospital and those involving many different types of bacteria.
  • Tell you doctor if you are allergic to penicillin as this medicine should be avoided or used with caution in penicillin allergy.
  • Diarrhea may occur as a side effect but should stop when your course is complete. Inform your doctor if it doesn't stop or if you find blood in your stools.
  • It is given by a drip into a vein (intravenous infusion) over 20 to 60 minutes.
  • Your doctor may monitor your liver and kidney function while you are having treatment with this medication.
  • Inform your doctor if you are pregnant, planning to conceive, or breastfeeding.

Interaction with Drugs

Taking Sudopen with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Brand(s): Valkid, Valprosh, Cylenc SV
SERIOUS

FAQs

Q. What is Sudopen used for?
Sudopen is used to treat complicated urinary tract infections including pyelonephritis (inflammation of kidney due to bacterial infections), and complicated bacterial infections of the abdomen. Sudopen is also used to treat some nosocomial infections (infections acquired in the hospital facility) such as nosocomial pneumonia
Q. Does Sudopen cover pseudomonas/ MRSA?
Yes, Sudopen is active against pseudomonas, but not against MRS
Q. How does Sudopen work?
Sudopen belongs to class of medications called carbapenem antimicrobials. It works by arresting the bacterial cell wall synthesis resulting in bacterial cell death.
Related Lab Tests
Information last updated by Dr. Varun Gupta, MD Pharmacology on 1st Dec 2017.
The medicine details are for information purpose only. Consult a doctor before taking any medicine.
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