Meronem

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Meronem 1000 Mg I... 1 इंजेक्शन 1 पैकेट ₹ 2979
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  • Manufactured by: Astra Zeneca
  • Contains / Salt: Meropenem (1000 mg)
  • Storage: Store at room temperature

Meronem Information

Meronem, a prescription drug, is manufactured in various forms such as Injection. Skin Infections, Meningioma are some of its major therapeutic uses. Secondary and off-label uses of Meronem have also been mentioned below.

Medical history of the patient along with age and gender determines the dosage of Meronem. Dosage also depends on the route of administration and your chief complaint for which the drug is prescribed. For detailed information on this, read through the dosage section.

Common side effects of Meronem include Excessive sweating. Apart from the aforementioned side effects, Meronem can also lead to other problems, which have been listed below. Such side effects of Meronem normally do not last long and go away once the treatment is completed. If, however, they worsen or do not go away, please speak with your physician.

Furthermore, you should know that effect of Meronem is Moderate for pregnant women and Moderate for women who are breastfeeding. Warnings related to Meronem's effects on the liver, heart and kidney, if any, have been listed below.

Meronem can cause adverse effects in certain medical conditions. It is strongly recommended to avoid Meronem in conditions like Heart Failure, Drug Allergy. Other contraindications of Meronem have been discussed in the sections ahead.

Additionally, Meronem may also adversely react with other medicines. Refer to the list below for further details.

In addition to these precautions, you may also note that Meronem is not safe while driving, and is is not addictive in nature.



Meronem Benefits & Uses

Meronem is used to treat the following -

Main Benefits

Other Benefits

Meronem Dosage & How to Take

This is the usual dosage recommended in most common treatment cases. Please remember that every patient and their case is different, so the dosage can be different based on the disease, route of administration, patient's age and medical history.

Find the right dosage based on disease and age

Age Group Dosage


Meronem Side Effects

Based on research, the following side effects have been observed when Meronem is used -

Mild

Common

  • Excessive sweating

Meronem Related Warnings

  • Is the use of Meronem safe for pregnant women?


    Meronem may have some side effects during pregnancy. Pregnant women should discontinue the use of Meronem, and talk to their doctor, if they notice any discomfort.

    Moderate
  • Is the use of Meronem safe during breastfeeding?


    Meronem can cause moderate side effects on breastfeeding women. If you feel its side effects, then stop taking this drug and consult your doctor. Take this medicine again only if your doctor advises to do so.

    Moderate
  • What is the effect of Meronem on the Kidneys?


    Meronem has very mild side effects on the kidneys.

    Mild
  • What is the effect of Meronem on the Liver?


    Meronem is not harmful for the liver.

    Safe
  • What is the effect of Meronem on the Heart?


    There are no any side effects of Meronem for the heart.

    Safe


Severe Interaction of Meronem with Other Drugs

Meronem should not be taken with following medicines due to severe side effects it may cause to patients -

Severe

Moderate



Meronem Contraindications

If you are suffering from any of the following diseases, you should not take Meronem unless your doctor advises you to do so -



Frequently asked Questions about Meronem

  • Is this Meronem habit forming or addictive?


    No, you will not get addicted to Meronem.

    No
  • Is it safe to drive or operate heavy machinery when consuming?


    No, you should not drive or operate heavy machinery after taking Meronem as you may feel sleepy.

    Dangerous
  • Is it safe?


    Yes, but consume Meronem only on doctor's advice.

    Safe, but take only on Doctor's advise
  • Is it able to treat mental disorders?


    There is no benefit of taking Meronem for mental disorders.

    No

Meronem Interactions with Food and Alcohol

  • Interaction between Food and Meronem


    You can take Meronem with food.

    Safe
  • Interaction between Alcohol and Meronem


    Due to lack of research, nothing can be said about side effects of consuming alcohol while taking Meronem.

    Unknown


Frequently asked Questions about Meronem

Question over 3 years ago

Is Meronem used to treat UTI?

Dr. Sameer Awadhiya MBBS , Pediatrics

Yes, Meronem can treat UTI (urinary tract infection) but it is not generally preferred as a first line drug of choice for the treatment of UTI. It is only prescribed in UTI when other drugs are not effective in treating the infection or the severity of infection is very high.

Question almost 4 years ago

Can I take Meronem without consulting a doctor?

Dr. Bharat MBBS , General Physician

Meronem is a prescription drug so do not take it without consulting doctor. It can be harmful to the people to take this medicine without a doctor's advice.

Question about 4 years ago

How does Meronem work?

Dr. Ajay Kumar MBBS, MD , General Physician

Meronem works by inhibiting the growth of bacterial cell wall which is essential for the growth of bacteria. Hence, in this way, it prevents us from bacterial infection.

Question almost 4 years ago

Can I use Meronem to treat pneumonia?

Dr. Uday Nath Sahoo MBBS , Internal Medicine

Yes, you can use Meronem to treat pneumonia. It effectively relieves pneumonia, especially in children. Treatment can vary from patient to patient, so you must consult your doctor before consuming medicine for pneumonia.

Question over 3 years ago

Can Meronem cause fever?

Dr. Prakash kumar MBBS , General Physician

Yes, [Medicine[ can cause fever. It is a common side effect of this drug. If you experience high fever after taking this drug, then you are highly recommended to consult a doctor and follow his/her instructions.



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This medicine data has been created by -

Vikas Chauhan

B.Pharma, Pharmacy
5 Years of Experience


References

US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) [Internet]. Maryland. USA; Package leaflet information for the user; Merrem® IV (meropenem)

KD Tripathi. [link]. Seventh Edition. New Delhi, India: Jaypee Brothers Medical Publishers; 2013: Page No 731



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