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Bpen 1gm Inj

By BMW PHARMACO INDIA PVT LTD
1g Powder For Injection in Injection
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Therapeutic classification
Antibiotic

Medical Description

Bpen 1gm Inj is used to treat severe and serious infections caused by various infection-causing bacteria. Bpen 1gm Inj contains meropenem as its active ingredient. It is a higher-end antibiotic. Mer
openem 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 Bpen 1gm Inj

  • Bpen 1gm Inj is used to treat severe bacterial infections.

Contraindications of Bpen 1gm Inj

If you are allergic to meropenem, any other antibiotics or any other ingredients of Bpen 1gm Inj

Side effects of Bpen 1gm Inj

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

Precautions and Warnings of Bpen 1gm Inj

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I take Bpen 1gm Inj during pregnancy?
A:
Bpen 1gm Inj 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 Bpen 1gm Inj while breastfeeding?
A:
There is limited information available about the effect of Bpen 1gm Inj 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 Bpen 1gm Inj ?
A:
Bpen 1gm Inj 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 Bpen 1gm Inj ?
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 Bpen 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 Bpen 1gm Inj

Bpen 1gm Inj will be given in a hospital by your doctor or nurse as an injection. Do not self-inject this medicine.

Interactions of Bpen 1gm Inj

Interactions with other medicines

  • Some medicines can affect the way Bpen 1gm Inj works, or Bpen 1gm Inj 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 Bpen 1gm Inj

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

Dosage of Bpen 1gm Inj

Overdose

Bpen 1gm Inj 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 nearest ho
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Missed a Dose

It is unlikely that the dose of Bpen 1gm Inj 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 immediately.

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 Bpen 1gm Inj be used to relieve pain?

A: No, Bpen 1gm Inj is not a pain killer. This medicine only treats severe bacterial infections.

Q: I have fever, cough and cold, can I take Bpen 1gm Inj ?

A: No, Bpen 1gm Inj 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 Bpen 1gm Inj an antibiotic?

A: Yes, Bpen 1gm Inj 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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