Merotik

Merotik

meropenem

Manufacturer:

Lapi
Concise Prescribing Info
Contents
Meropenem
Indications/Uses
Pneumonia, UTI, intra-abdominal infections, gynecological infections (eg, endometritis), skin & soft tissue infections, meningitis, septicemia. Empiric treatment in adults w/ suspected febrile neutropenic infections.
Dosage/Direction for Use
Pneumonia, UTI, gynecologic infections, skin & skin structure infections 500 mg IV 8 hrly. Nosocomial pneumonia, peritonitis, suspected neutropenic infection, septicemia 1 g IV 8 hrly. Meningitis 2 g IV 8 hrly.
Contraindications
Hypersensitivity.
Special Precautions
Partial cross-allergic reactions w/ penicillins & cephalosporins. History of allergy. Liver disease, infections due to MRSA, GI complaints. Pregnancy & lactation. Infant <3 mth.
Adverse Reactions
Local inj site reactions, systemic allergic reactions, rash, pruritus, urticaria, erythema multiforme, Stevens-Johnson syndrome, toxic epidermal necrolysis, abdominal pain, nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, pseudomembranous colitis, reversible thrombocythemia, eosinophilia, thrombocytopenia, leucopenia, neutropenia. False positive Coombs' test result; increased bilirubin, transaminase, alkaline phosphatase & serum LDH; headache, paresthesia, convulsion, oral & vag candidiasis.
Drug Interactions
Probenecid.
MIMS Class
ATC Classification
J01DH02 - meropenem ; Belongs to the class of carbapenems. Used in the systemic treatment of infections.
Presentation/Packing
Form
Merotik inj 1 g
Packing/Price
1's (Rp330,000/vial)
Form
Merotik inj 0.5 g
Packing/Price
1's (Rp210,000/vial)
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