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Verpenem 1000mg Injection

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Composition for Verpenem 1000mg Injection

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Primary uses of Verpenem 1000mg Injection

Serious bacterial infections
MRP
1650
1 Injection in 1 vial
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Medicine Overview of Verpenem Injection

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Uses of Verpenem Injection

Verpenem 1000mg Injection is used in serious bacterial infections. It is used in infections of various body parts like skin and soft tissues, urinary tract, blood, brain and lungs (pneumonia).
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Verpenem Injection side effects

Common

Nausea, Vomiting, Seizure.

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How to use Verpenem Injection

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

How Verpenem Injection works

Verpenem 1000mg Injection is an antibiotic. It kills bacteria by preventing them from forming their own protective covering which is required for their survival in the human body.

In Depth Information on Verpenem Injection

Expert advice for Verpenem 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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Verpenem Injection related warnings
Special precautions for Verpenem Injection
Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Pregnancy
PROBABLY SAFE
Verpenem 1000mg 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
Verpenem 1000mg 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 Verpenem 1000mg Injection alters the ability to drive. Do not drive if you experience any symptoms that affect your ability to concentrate and react.
Kidney
CAUTION
Verpenem 1000mg Injection should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Verpenem 1000mg Injection may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
SAFE
Verpenem 1000mg Injection is safe to use in patients with liver disease. No dose adjustment of Verpenem 1000mg Injection is recommended.

What if you miss a dose of Verpenem Injection?uses

If you miss a dose of Verpenem 1000mg Injection, please consult your doctor.

Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions about Verpenem Injection

Frequently asked questions about 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
Verpenem is relatively safe if used at prescribed doses for the prescribed duration as advised by your doctor
Yes, Verpenem 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
Verpenem may be nephrotoxic, vesicant, and may cause thrombocytopenia. Please consult your doctor if you experience these side effects
Verpenem 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.
Severely interacts with other drugs like
Taking Verpenem with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Verpenem with Probenecid
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Probenecid: Bencid
Verpenem with Valproic Acid
SERIOUS
Verpenem with Sodium Valproate
SERIOUS
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