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Limapenem 500mg Inj

By ANCALIMA LIFESCIENCES LIMITED
500mg Powder For Injection in Injection
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Meropenem
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Therapeutic classification
Antibiotic

Medical Description

Limapenem 500mg Inj is used to treat severe and serious infections caused by various infection-causing bacteria. Limapenem 500mg Inj contains meropenem as its active ingredient. It is a higher-end a
ntibiotic. 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 Limapenem 500mg Inj

  • Limapenem 500mg Inj is used to treat severe bacterial infections.

Contraindications of Limapenem 500mg Inj

If you are allergic to meropenem, any other antibiotics or any other ingredients of Limapenem 500mg Inj

Side effects of Limapenem 500mg Inj

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

Precautions and Warnings of Limapenem 500mg Inj

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I take Limapenem 500mg Inj during pregnancy?
A:
Limapenem 500mg 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 Limapenem 500mg Inj while breastfeeding?
A:
There is limited information available about the effect of Limapenem 500mg 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 Limapenem 500mg Inj ?
A:
Limapenem 500mg 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 Limapenem 500mg 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 Limapenem 500mg 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 Limapenem 500mg Inj

Limapenem 500mg Inj will be given in a hospital by your doctor or nurse as an injection. Do not self-inject this medicine.

Interactions of Limapenem 500mg Inj

Interactions with other medicines

  • Some medicines can affect the way Limapenem 500mg Inj works, or Limapenem 500mg 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 Limapenem 500mg Inj

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

Dosage of Limapenem 500mg Inj

Overdose

Limapenem 500mg 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 nea
rest hospital.
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Missed a Dose

It is unlikely that the dose of Limapenem 500mg 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 immed
iately.
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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 Limapenem 500mg Inj be used to relieve pain?

A: No, Limapenem 500mg Inj is not a pain killer. This medicine only treats severe bacterial infections.

Q: I have fever, cough and cold, can I take Limapenem 500mg Inj ?

A: No, Limapenem 500mg 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 Limapenem 500mg Inj an antibiotic?

A: Yes, Limapenem 500mg 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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