Faropenem


Concise Prescribing Info
Indications/Uses
Listed in Dosage.
Dosage/Direction for Use
Adult : PO Resp tract infections; Uncomplicated skin and skin structure infections As faropenem medoxomil: 300 mg bid for 7-10 days.
Dosage Details
Oral
Respiratory tract infections, Uncomplicated skin and skin structure infections
Adult: As faropenem medoxomil: 300 mg bid for 7-10 days.
Contraindications
History of hypersensitivity to faropenem and other penems, anaphylactic reaction to β-lactams.
Adverse Reactions
Diarrhoea, nausea, vomiting and abdominal pain.
Food Interaction
Slightly delays time to peak plasma concentration w/ food.
Action
Description: Faropenem is a penem antimicrobial and has bactericidal activity against a variety of gm-ve, gm+ve and anaerobic bacteria.
Pharmacokinetics:
Absorption: Food slightly delays time to peak plasma concentration. Time to peak plasma concentration: W/in 1-2 hr.
Distribution: Plasma protein binding: 89-90%.
Metabolism: Metabolised by renal dihydropeptidase I to 2 inactive metabolites.
Excretion: Half-life: Approx 1 hr.
Chemical Structure

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