VALUPENEM 1GM INJECTION

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Composition for VALUPENEM 1GM INJECTION

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Primarily used for

Serious Bacterial Infections
Potentiallyunsafewith
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Driving
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Kidney
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₹399.5/injection
2 ML in 1 vial
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Substitutes for VALUPENEM INJECTION

MEROSURE 1GM INJECTION
Alkem Laboratories Ltd
₹600.0/injection
50% costlier
MEROMAC 1GM INJECTION
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₹646.0/injection
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KITPENEM 1GM INJECTION
Troikaa Pharmaceuticals Ltd
₹809.52/ML of injection
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ZAXTER 1GM KIT
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ULTIBLAST 1GM INJECTION
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Medicine Overview of VALUPENEM INJECTION

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Uses of VALUPENEM INJECTION

Valupenem 1gm injection is used in serious bacterial infections.
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Side effects of VALUPENEM INJECTION

Common

Nausea, Vomiting, Seizure.

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How to use VALUPENEM INJECTION

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

How VALUPENEM INJECTION works

Valupenem 1gm 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 VALUPENEM INJECTION

Expert advice for VALUPENEM 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 VALUPENEM 1GM INJECTION
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Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
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Pregnancy
PROBABLY SAFE
Valupenem 1gm 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
Unknown. Human and animal studies are not available. Please consult your doctor.
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Driving
CAUTION
Caution is advised when driving or operating machinery.
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Kidney
CAUTION
Caution to be advised in patients with impaired renal function.
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Liver
There is no data available. Please consult doctor before consuming the drug.
Severely interacts with other drugs like
ENCORATE SYRUP, VALOX 500MG TABLET CR, ENCORATE 200MG TABLET, VALPROL SYRUP

Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions for VALUPENEM 1GM 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
Q. Is meropenem safe?
Meropenem is relatively safe if used at prescribed doses for the prescribed duration as advised by your doctor
Q. Is meropenem dialyzable?
Yes, meropenem 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
Q. Is meropenem nephrotoxic, vesicant or cause thrombocytopenia?
Meropenem may be nephrotoxic, vesicant, and may cause thrombocytopenia. Please consult your doctor if you experience these side effects
Q. What organisms does meropenem cover?
Meropenem 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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