Meropenem

Auxinem (Meropenem) is used to treat skin and abdominal (stomach area) infections caused by bacteria and meningitis (infection of the membranes that surround the brain and spinal cord) in adults and children 3 months of age and older. Meropenem injection is in a class of medications called antibiotics. It works by killing bacteria that cause infection.

Therapy Area: Antibiotic
Form: Injection
Packaging: 1X1 bottle

COMPOSITION:

Meropenem 500mg/1000mg injection

MODE OF ACTION:

Meropenem prevents bacteria from forming the walls that surround them. The walls are necessary to protect bacteria from their environment and to keep the contents of the bacterial cell together. Bacteria cannot survive without a cell wall. Meropenem is effective against susceptible strains of E. coli, H. influenzae, K. pneumoniae, N. meningitidis, P. aeruginosa, and many other bacteria.

INDICATIONS

  • Pyelonephritis
  • Cystitis
  • Skin and soft tissue infection
  • Septicemia
  • Intra-abdominal infections
  • Prostate infections
  • Bacterial meningitis
  • Febrile neutropenia

Dosage

Usual Adult Dose for Skin and Structure Infection

500 mg IV every 8 hours

Usual Adult Dose for Intra-abdominal Infection

1 g IV every 8 hours

Usual Adult Dose for Meningitis

2 g IV every 8 hours for 7 to 21 days

Disclaimer:

This information is for registered medical practitioner only. Anyone other than medical practitioner should consult medical practitioner before using this product.

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