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Altipenem 1gm Inj

By ALTIUS LIFE SCIENCES
10ml Injection
2847.5*
MRP 3350.00
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Therapeutic classification
Antibiotic

Medical Description

Altipenem Injection is used to treat severe and serious infections caused by various infection-causing bacteria. Altipenem Injection contains meropenem as its active ingredient. It is a higher-end ant
ibiotic. Meropenem works by killing bacteria that cause infection. This medicine will be administered under medical supervision. Inform your doctor if you have any other medical conditions or if you are on any other medication or supplements.
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Uses of Altipenem 1gm Inj

  • Altipenem Injection is used to treat severe bacterial infections.

Contraindications of Altipenem 1gm Inj

If you are allergic to meropenem, any other antibiotics or any other ingredients of Altipenem Injection

Side effects of Altipenem 1gm Inj

Pain, inflammation, swelling, redness at the injection site, nausea, vomiting, diarrhoea, rash, headache, stomach ache

Precautions and Warnings of Altipenem 1gm Inj

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I take Altipenem Injection during pregnancy?
A:
Altipenem Injection should be used only if prescribed by your doctor. Consult your doctor if you are pregnant, think you are pregnant or planning a baby.

Breast Feeding

Q:
Can I take Altipenem Injection while breastfeeding?
A:
There is limited information available about the effect of Altipenem Injection on breastfeeding. Thus it should be used only if prescribed by your doctor. Consult your doctor for further details.

Driving

Q:
Can I drive if I have consumed Altipenem Injection?
A:
Altipenem Injection does not affect your ability to drive. However, if you have a headache, tingling numbness in your hands or legs then avoid driving.

Alcohol

Q:
Can I consume alcohol with Altipenem Injection?
A:
There is limited information available about the effect of alcohol of this medicine.

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • You have diarrhoea after taking & during treatment
  • You experience an allergic reaction (rashes, itching, swelling, dizziness, breathlessness)
  • You have existing liver or kidney disease
  • You have a history of fits and other brain problems
  • You are on any medications

Mode of Action of Altipenem 1gm Inj

How Does It Work?

Meropenem inhibits the formation of the bacterial cell wall and thus killing the bacteria which causes the infection.

Directions for Use of Altipenem 1gm Inj

Altipenem Injection will be given in a hospital by your doctor or nurse as an injection. Do not self-inject this medicine.

Interactions of Altipenem 1gm Inj

Interactions with other medicines

  • Some medicines can affect the way Altipenem Injection works, or Altipenem Injection itself can reduce the effectiveness of other medicines taken at the same time.
  • Tell your doctor about all the medicines, supplements, or herbals you are currently taking or might take to avoid any possible interaction.
  • Especially if you are taking medicines to treat blood thinners like warfarin, medicines for brain-related disorders such as valproic acid and medicines used to treat gout such as probenecid.

Storage and disposal of Altipenem 1gm Inj

  • Store in a cool dry place. Protect it from light.
  • Do not freeze.

Dosage of Altipenem 1gm Inj

Overdose

Altipenem Injection will be given by a doctor or nurse thus chances of overdose are unlikely. However, if you experience any discomfort or specific symptoms inform your doctor or reach out to the near
est hospital.
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Missed a Dose

It is unlikely that the dose of Altipenem Injection will be missed if you are monitored in a healthcare setup. However, if you have missed any dose of this injection inform your doctor or nurse immedi
ately.
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Content Details

WRITTEN BY

Dr. Nikita Toshi

BDS (Bachelor of Dental Surgery)

REVIEWED BY

Dr. Ritu Budania

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

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Q: Can Altipenem Injection be used to relieve pain?

A: No, Altipenem Injection is not a pain killer. This medicine only treats severe bacterial infections.

Q: I have fever, cough and cold, can I take Altipenem Injection?

A: No, Altipenem Injection is not for normal infections. It is for serious complicated infections like pneumonia etc. Also, it is not helpful against viruses or flu.

Q: Is Altipenem Injection an antibiotic?

A: Yes, Altipenem Injection is an antibiotic.

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ContainsMeropenem
UsesBacterial infection
Side effectsPain at injection site, diarrhea, nausea, stomach ache
Last Updated on: 05 Jun 2021 | 04:22 PM (IST)
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The information provided herein is accurate, updated and complete as per the best practices of the Company. Please note that this information should not be treated as a replacement for physical medical consultation or advice. We do not guarantee the accuracy and the completeness of the information so provided. The absence of any information and/or warning to any drug shall not be considered and assumed as an implied assurance of the Company. We do not take any responsibility for the consequences arising out of the aforementioned information and strongly recommend you for a physical consultation in case of any queries or doubts. Please click here for detailed T&C.
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