Medicine Overview of Zaxter Injection
Uses of Zaxter Injection
Zaxter 125mg Injection is used in serious bacterial infections.
Side effects of Zaxter Injection
Nausea, Vomiting, Seizure.
How to use Zaxter Injection
Your doctor or nurse will give you this medicine. Kindly do not self administer.
How Zaxter Injection works
Zaxter 125mg 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 Zaxter Injection
Expert advice for Zaxter 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.
Special precautions for Zaxter 125mg Injection
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Zaxter 125mg Injection is probably safe to use during pregnancy.+more
Animal studies have shown low or no adverse effect on the foetus, however, there are limited human studies. Please consult your doctor....
Animal studies have shown low or no adverse effect on the foetus, however, there are limited human studies. Please consult your doctor.
Zaxter 125mg Injection is probably safe to use during lactat+more
ion. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent a significant risk to the baby....
It is not known whether Zaxter 125mg Injection alters the ab+more
ility to drive. Do not drive if you experience any symptoms that affect your ability to concentrate and react....
Zaxter 125mg Injection should be used with caution in patien+more
ts with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Zaxter 125mg Injection may be needed. Please consult your doctor....
Zaxter 125mg Injection is safe to use in patients with liver+more
disease. No dose adjustment of Zaxter 125mg Injection is recommended....
Severely interacts with other drugs like
Encorate Syrup, Diovat XR 250mg Tablet, Diovat XR 500mg Tablet, Epsoval 300mg Tablet XR
Frequently asked questions for Zaxter 125mg 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
Zaxter is relatively safe if used at prescribed doses for the prescribed duration as advised by your doctor
Yes, Zaxter 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
Zaxter may be nephrotoxic, vesicant, and may cause thrombocytopenia. Please consult your doctor if you experience these side effects
Zaxter 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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