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Duonem Er 300mg Strip Of 6 Tablets
Duonem Er 300mg Strip Of 6 Tablets
Duonem Er 300mg Strip Of 6 Tablets
Duonem Er 300mg Strip Of 6 Tablets

Duonem Er 300mg Strip Of 6 Tablets

By ZYDUS CADILA HEALTHCARE LTD
6 Tablet(s) in Strip
MRP 761.00*
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Duonem Er 300 MG Description

Duonem 300 ER tablet is an antibiotic containing faropenem as an active ingredient. It is used to treat various bacterial infections such as infection of the respiratory tract, urinary tract and skin

infections. This tablet works by inhibiting the cell wall synthesis of bacteria which is an outer layer protecting bacteria. The absence of a cell wall will result in the death of the bacterial cells. Take this medicine as prescribed by your doctor and complete the given course, as stopping the treatment in between will result in treatment failure and recurrence of infection.

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ContainsFaropenem(300.0 Mg)
UsesBacterial infection
Side effectsDiarrhoea, nausea, feeling sick, vomiting
TherapyANTIBIOTIC
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uses

Uses of Duonem Er 300 MG

Duonem 300 ER tablet is used for the treatment of various bacterial infections associated with upper and lower respiratory infections, urinary tract infection and skin infections.
contraindications

Contraindications of Duonem Er 300 MG

  • If you are allergic to faropenem or any of the ingredients of Duonem 300 ER tablet.
  • If you are allergic to other antibiotics (beta-lactam) like penicillin derivatives or carbapenems.
  • If you have a family history of any immune disorder.
  • If you have any pre-existing medical condition such as liver or kidney disorder, etc.
  • If you develop diarrhoea during the treatment.
sideEffects

Side effects of Duonem Er 300 MG

  • Diarrhoea
  • Nausea
  • Stomach pain
  • Rashes
  • Loose bowel movement
precautionsAndWarnings

Precautions and Warnings of Duonem Er 300 MG

pregnancy

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I take Duonem 300 ER tablet during pregnancy?
A:
There is limited information on the use of Duonem 300 ER tablet in pregnancy. Hence, it is recommended not to use the same unless prescribed by your doctor.
breastfeeding

Breast Feeding

Q:
Can I take Duonem 300 ER tablet while breastfeeding?
A:
It passes into the breastmilk. So, if you are breastfeeding, your doctor has to decide whether this medicine has to be used or not.
driving

Driving

Q:
Can I drive if I have consumed the Duonem 300 ER tablet?
A:
Duonem 300 ER tablet does not affect your ability to drive or to use machinery but, if you experience side effects like dizziness, then you should avoid driving or using machines.
alcohol

Alcohol

Q:
Can I consume alcohol with Duonem 300 ER tablet?
A:
There is no known interaction with alcohol along with Duonem 300 ER tablet, but it is important to consult your physician if you have a habit of drinking regularly.
otherGeneralWarnings

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • You have a history of allergy to any antibiotics like penicillin or carbapenem.
  • You have an inherent tendency for allergic reactions (also known as atopy).
  • You have kidney problems.
  • You are not able to take a diet orally or develop a sign of malnutrition or any sign of vitamin K deficiency (easy bleeding), the doctor might need you to monitor closely.
  • You experience persistent diarrhoea, the doctor may discontinue the treatment.
modeOfAction

Mode of Action of Duonem Er 300 MG

How Does It Work?

Faropenem works by inhibiting bacterial cell wall synthesis which is essential for bacterial growth. Hence, it helps in killing the bacteria responsible for the infection.
directionsForUse

Directions for Use of Duonem Er 300 MG

  • Take Duonem 300 ER tablet as instructed by your doctor
  • Do not stop the medicine on your own.
  • Complete the course of this antibiotic medicine as prescribed by your doctor.
interactions

Interactions of Duonem Er 300 MG

Interactions with other medicines

  • Duonem 300 ER tablet may interact with other medicines and produce an altered response. Please tell your doctor if you are using any other medicines, over-the-counter medicines (that you buy without a...
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  • Concomitant use of imipenem and cilastatin sodium along with Duonem 300 ER tablet should be avoided.
  • When it is used along with sodium valproate (used to treat fits), can cause reoccurrence of fits or epilepsy.
  • If used along with water pills like furosemide, it can cause adverse effects on the kidney.
storageAndDisposal

Storage and disposal of Duonem Er 300 MG

  • Store Duonem tablets below 25°C.
  • Keep it in the original container, out of the reach of children and pets.
dosage

Dosage of Duonem Er 300 MG

Overdose

If you think you have taken too much of Duonem 300 ER medicine and you experience any adverse effects, then contact your doctor immediately or visit the nearest hospital.

Missed a Dose

If you have missed taking any dose of Duonem 300 ER, then take it as soon as you remember. If it's time for your next dose, then skip the missed dose and continue with your regular dose schedule. Do n...
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Content Details

WRITTEN BY
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Dr. Nikita Toshi

BDS (Bachelor of Dental Surgery)

REVIEWED BY
doctor

Dr. Ritu Budania

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

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Q: What will happen if I miss my dose of Duonem tablet often?

A: It is advised not to miss any dose of antibiotics as it can result in the failure of therapy.

Q: For how long do I need to take tab Duonem 300 ER?

A: You are supposed to complete the prescribed dosage duration by your physician. If you skip the dose or do not complete the course, then it may cause resistance and decrease the effectiveness of immediate treatment.

Q: Is Duonem tablet a better antibiotic than others?

A: Duonem 300 ER tablet belongs to the 'penem' class of antibiotics which is used to treat a wide variety of bacterial infections that are not responding to other regularly used antibiotics (multi-drug resistant infections). The advantage of Duonem 300 ER tablet is that it is available in tablet form and can be conveniently taken, compared to imipenem or meropenem, the other 'penems' which are needed to be taken as injections.

Q: Can the use of Duonem 300 tablet cause diarrhea?

  • Yes, the use of Duonem 300 ER tablet can cause diarrhoea along with the desired effect, but not everyone gets them.
  • It is an antibiotic that kills both good and bad bacteria, when good bacteria present in the intestine gets killed it can cause diarrhoea. If you are experiencing severe diarrhoea, talk to your doctor...
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Q: Is Duonem ER tablet used to relieve pain?

A: No, Duonem 300 ER tablet is not a pain killer. It only treats bacterial infection and provides relief from the symptoms of the infection.
Product Details
Brand
DUONEM
Country of Origin
India
Expires on or After
29/06/2022
Last Updated on: 13 May 2022 | 04:38 PM (IST)
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