Farobact 200mg Tablet
Farobact 200mg Tablet
Farobact 200mg Tablet
Farobact 200mg Tablet
Farobact 200mg Tablet

Farobact 200mg Tablet

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Faropenem(200.0 Mg)
Therapeutic classification

Medical Description

Farobact 200 mg 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 ski...
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Uses of Farobact 200 MG

Farobact 200 mg tablet is used for the treatment of various bacterial infections like upper and lower respiratory infections, urinary tract infection and skin infections.

Contraindications of Farobact 200 MG

  • If you are allergic to faropenem or any of the ingredients of Farobact 200 mg tablet.
  • If you are allergic to other antibiotics (beta-lactam) like penicillin, cephalosporins, monobactams, carbapenems.

Side effects of Farobact 200 MG

  • Diarrhoea
  • Nausea
  • Feeling sick
  • Vomiting
  • Stomach pain
  • Rashes
  • Sweating
  • Headache

Precautions and Warnings of Farobact 200 MG



Can I take Farobact 200 mg tablet during pregnancy?
There is limited information on the use of Farobact 200 mg tablet in pregnancy. Hence, it is recommended not to use the same unless prescribed by your doctor.

Breast Feeding

Can I take Farobact 200 mg tablet while breastfeeding?
It passes into the breastmilk. So, if you are breastfeeding, your doctor has to decide whether Farobact 200 mg tablet has to be used or not.


Can I drive if I have consumed Farobact 200 mg tablet?
Farobact 200 mg 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.


Can I consume alcohol with Farobact 200 mg tablet?
There is no known interaction with alcohol along with Farobact 200 mg tablet, but it is important to consult your physician if you have a habit of regular drinking.

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • You have a history of allergy to any antibiotics like Penicillin, Cephem, or Carbapenem.
  • You have an inherent tendency for allergic reactions (also known as atopy), or you have kidney problems.
  • You are not able to take diet orally, or you develop a sign of malnutrition or any sign of vitamin K deficiency (easy bleeding), the doctor might need you to monitor closely.
  • You experience a persistent diarrhoea, the doctor may discontinue the treatment with Farobact 200 mg tablet.

Mode of Action of Farobact 200 MG

How Does It Work?

Farobact 200 mg tablet works by inhibiting bacterial cell wall synthesis which is essential for bacterial growth. Hence, it helps in killing the bacteria responsible for the infection.

Directions for Use of Farobact 200 MG

Farobact 200 mg tablet should be taken as directed by your doctor. Swallow it as a whole with a glass of water, do not cut, break or chew the medicine. It would be best if you took it at a fixed time ...
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Interactions of Farobact 200 MG

Interactions with other medicines

  • Farobact 200 mg 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...
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  • Concomitant use of Imipenem and Cilastatin sodium along with Farobact 200 mg tablet should be avoided.
  • When it is used along with Sodium Valproate to treat fits/epilepsy can cause reoccurrence of fits or epilepsy.
  • If used along with water pills like Furosemide, it can cause adverse effects on the kidney.

Storage and disposal of Farobact 200 MG

  • Store Farobact 200 mg tablets below 25°C
  • Keep it in the original container, out of reach of children and pets

Dosage of Farobact 200 MG


If you think you have taken too much of Farobact 200 mg tablet and you experience any adverse effects, then contact your doctor immediately or visit the nearest hospital.

Missed a Dose

If you missed any dose of Farobact 200 mg tablet, 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 not ...
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Content Details


Dr. Mansi Savla

B. Pharm, PharmD


Dr. Ritu Budania

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)


Q: What will happen if I miss my dose 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 Farobact 200 mg tablet?

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 Farobact 200 mg tablet a better antibiotic than others?

A: Farobact 200 mg tablet 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 Farobact 200 mg 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 I take Farobact 200 for covid-19?

A: No, you should not take Farobact 200 or any medicine to treat or prevent covid-19 without consulting a doctor. If you have been tested positive with covid-19 immediately inform your doctor. The doctor will prescribe you the appropriate medicine based on the severity of the underlying condition and medical history.

Q: How do you take Farobact 200?

A: Farobact 200 should be taken in exact dose and duration as prescribed by the doctor. But it is better to take it at a fixed time for maximum results.

Q: What is Farobact 200 for?

A: Farobact 200 is used for the treatment of various bacterial infections like upper and lower respiratory infections, urinary tract infection and skin infections.


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ContainsFaropenem(200.0 Mg)
UsesBacterial infection
Side effectsDiarrhoea, nausea, feeling sick, vomiting
Last Updated on: 17 Dec 2021 | 02:30 PM (IST)
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