Zaxter 125mg Injection

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Alkem Laboratories Ltd

Composition for Zaxter 125mg Injection

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Primarily used for

Serious Bacterial Infections
Potentiallyunsafewith
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Kidney
334.2
₹334.2/Injection
1 ML in 1 vial
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Medicine Overview of Zaxter Injection

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Uses of Zaxter Injection

Zaxter 125mg Injection is used in serious bacterial infections.
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Side effects of Zaxter Injection

Common

Nausea, Vomiting, Seizure.

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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.
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Warnings
Special precautions for Zaxter 125mg Injection
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Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
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Pregnancy
PROBABLY SAFE
Zaxter 125mg 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
CAUTION
Zaxter 125mg Injection should be used with caution during la
ctation. Breast feeding should be held until the treatment of the mother is completed and the drug is eliminated from her body.
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Driving
Zaxter 125mg Injection may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, tired, or decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive.

Caution is advised when driving or operating machinery.
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Kidney
UNSAFE
Zaxter 125mg Injection is probably unsafe to use in patients with kidney disease and should be avoided. Please consult your doctor.

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 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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