Enem

Enem

meropenem

Manufacturer:

MacroPhar

Distributor:

MacroPhar Lab
Concise Prescribing Info
Contents
Meropenem trihydrate
Indications/Uses
Listed in Dosage.
Dosage/Direction for Use
Adult Pneumonia, UTI, gynecological, skin & skin structure infections 0.5 g 8 hrly. Nosocomial pneumonias, peritonitis, presumed infections in febrile neutropenic patients, septicemia 1 g 8 hrly. Meningitis 2 g 8 hrly. Renal impairment Adjust dosage based on CrCl. Childn >50 kg Usual adult dose. Childn 3 mth to 12 yr 10-20 mg/kg 8 hrly. Meningitis 40 mg/kg 8 hrly. Febrile neutropenic patients 20 mg/kg 8 hrly.
Contraindications
Hypersensitivity.
Special Precautions
Cross-sensitivity to carbapenems & other β-lactams. Hepatic disease. Monitor for overgrowth of nonsusceptible organisms. History of GI complaints eg, colitis. Avoid use w/ nephrotoxic drugs.
Adverse Reactions
Local inj site reactions. Rash, pruritus, urticaria; hematological reactions; abdominal pain, nausea, vomiting, diarrhea & pseudomembranous colitis. Liver function reactions. Headache, paresthesia, convulsion. Oral & vag candidosis.
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
Enem inj 0.5 g
Packing/Price
1's
Form
Enem inj 1 g
Packing/Price
1's
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