Zamic 500mg Injection

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Composition for Zamic 500mg Injection

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Primarily used for

Serious bacterial infections
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Medicine Overview of Zamic Injection

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Uses of Zamic Injection

Zamic 500mg Injection is used in serious bacterial infections.
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Side effects of Zamic Injection

Common

Nausea, Vomiting, Seizure.

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How to use Zamic Injection

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

How Zamic Injection works

Zamic 500mg 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 Zamic Injection

Expert advice for Zamic 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 Zamic 500mg Injection
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Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
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Pregnancy
PROBABLY SAFE
Zamic 500mg 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
Zamic 500mg Injection is probably safe to use during lactati
on. Limited 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 Zamic 500mg Injection alters the abi
lity to drive. Do not drive if you experience any symptoms that affect your ability to concentrate and react.
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Kidney
CAUTION
Zamic 500mg Injection should be used with caution in patient
s with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Zamic 500mg Injection may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
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Liver
SAFE
Zamic 500mg Injection is safe to use in patients with liver
disease. No dose adjustment of Zamic 500mg Injection is recommended.
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Severely interacts with other drugs like
Encorate Syrup, Diovat XR 250mg Tablet, Diovat XR 500mg Tablet, Epsoval 300mg Tablet XR

Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions for Zamic 500mg 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
Zamic is relatively safe if used at prescribed doses for the prescribed duration as advised by your doctor
Yes, Zamic 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
Zamic may be nephrotoxic, vesicant, and may cause thrombocytopenia. Please consult your doctor if you experience these side effects
Zamic 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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