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Faronem 150mg Strip Of 10 Tablets

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Faronem 150 MG Description

Faronem Tablet is an antibiotic medicine, used to treat various bacterial infections such as infections of the respiratory tract, urinary tract and skin infection. It contains faropenem as an active

ingredient. It 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 Faronem Tablet 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. Before starting the treatment with this medicine, inform your doctor about all your past medical and medication history.


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ContainsFaropenem(150.0 Mg)
UsesBacterial infections
Side effectsDiarrhoea, nausea, vomiting
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Uses of Faronem 150 MG

  • Faronem Tablet is used for the treatment of various bacterial infections like upper and lower respiratory infections.
  • It is also used to treat urinary tract infection and skin infections.

Contraindications of Faronem 150 MG

  • If you are allergic to faropenem or any of the ingredients of Faronem Tablet.
  • If you are allergic to other antibiotics (beta-lactam) like Penicillin derivatives, Cephalosporins, Monobactams, Carbapenems.

Side effects of Faronem 150 MG

  • Diarrhoea
  • Nausea
  • Vomiting
  • Stomach pain
  • Rashes
  • Headache

Precautions and Warnings of Faronem 150 MG



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

Breast Feeding

Can I take Faronem Tablet while breastfeeding?
Faropenem passes into the breastmilk. So, if you are breastfeeding, your doctor will decide whether Faronem Tablet has to be used or not.


Can I drive if I have consumed Faronem Tablet?
Faronem 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 Faronem Tablet?
There is no known interaction with alcohol along with Faronem 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.

Mode of Action of Faronem 150 MG

How Does It Work?

Faronem 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 Faronem 150 MG

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Interactions of Faronem 150 MG

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Storage and disposal of Faronem 150 MG

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

Dosage of Faronem 150 MG


If you think you have taken too much of Faronem 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 Faronem 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 take a double dose of medicine to compensate for the missed one.

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Dr. Mansi Savla

B. Pharm, PharmD


Dr. Ritu Budania

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)


Q: For how long do I need to take Faronem 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 with Faronem Tablet, then it may cause resistance and decrease the effectiveness of immediate treatment.

Q: Is Faronem Tablet a better antibiotic than others?

A: Faronem 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 Faronem 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: What are the side effects of Faronem Tablet?

A: Sometimes individuals might experience mild side effects like diarrhoea, nausea, vomiting, stomach pain etc. If you feel any of such symptoms persistently immediately talk to a doctor.

Q: What does Faronem contain?

A: Faronem contains faropenem, which belongs to the class of antibiotic medicine.

Q: Is Faronem a steroid?

A: No, Faronem Tablet is not a steroid. It is an antibiotic medicine used to treat various bacterial infections.

Q: Is Faronem an antibiotic?

A: Yes, Faronem Tablet is an antibiotic medicine. It is used for the treatment of various bacterial infections like upper and lower respiratory infections and infections of the skin and urinary tract.

Q: What is the side effects of Faronem?

A: The common side effects of Faronem Tablets include Diarrhoea Nausea, Vomiting, Stomach pain etc. If side effects persist and does not go away on its own consult with your doctor.
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Last Updated on: 19 May 2022 | 05:33 PM (IST)

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