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Mero 1gm Inj

1 Powder For Injection(s) in Dry Vial

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Meropenem(1.0 G)
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Mero Powder For Injection is a higher-end antibiotic used to treat severe and serious infections caused by various infection-causing bacteria. It contains Meropenem as its active ingredient. It works ...
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Uses of Mero 1gm Inj

Mero Powder For Injection is used for severe, serious and complicated infections caused by bacteria.

Contraindications of Mero 1gm Inj

  • If you are allergic to Meropenem or any other ingredients of Mero Powder For Injection.
  • If you are allergic to the class of medicines known as carbapenems.
  • If you are allergic to medicines like penicillins & cephalosporins.

Side effects of Mero 1gm Inj

  • Loose motions
  • Stomach pain
  • Rashes
  • Nausea
  • Vomiting
  • Headache
  • Swelling and irritation at the site of injection
  • Increased blood platelet count
  • Elevated levels of liver enzymes (monitored by a blood test)
  • Abnormal sensation in the skin (pricking & tingling)

Precautions and Warnings of Mero 1gm Inj



Can I take Mero Powder For Injection during pregnancy?
It is advised not to take Mero Powder For Injection during pregnancy. Consult your doctor if you are pregnant, think you are pregnant or planning a baby. Your doctor will decide if this medicine can be given to you after assessing the benefits and necessity of the treatment.

Breast Feeding

Can I take Mero Powder For Injection while breastfeeding?
Mero Powder For Injection passes into the breastmilk in a low amount; thus, it is advised not to take this medicine when you are breastfeeding. However, your doctor may give you this medicine after assessing the benefit and necessity.


Can I drive if I have consumed Mero Powder For Injection?
Mero Powder For Injection does not affect your ability to drive. However, if you have a headache, fits or abnormal skin sensations like tingling & pricking, it is advised not to drive.


Can I consume alcohol with Mero Powder For Injection?
There is limited information available about the effect of alcohol on this medicine. Consult your doctor or pharmacist for further details.

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • You have diarrhoea after taking & during treatment.
  • You have a sudden severe allergic reaction (rashes, itching, swelling, dizziness, breathlessness).
  • You have existing liver or kidney disease.
  • You have fits and other brain problems.
  • You have a skin allergy after taking this medicine.

Mode of Action of Mero 1gm Inj

How Does It Work?

Meropenem works by stopping the formation of the cell wall of the bacteria and thus killing the bacteria which causes the infection.

Directions for Use of Mero 1gm Inj

Mero Powder For Injection will be given in a hospital by your doctor or nurse as an injection. Do not self-inject this medicine.

Interactions of Mero 1gm Inj

Interactions with other medicines

  • Sometimes Mero Powder For Injection may affect the way other medicines work and other medicines may affect how Mero Powder For Injection works, if 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 interactions.
  • Especially, if you are taking medicines like medicines used to treat gout-like probenecid, medicines used to treat fits like valproic acid or anticoagulants like warfarin, etc.

Storage and disposal of Mero 1gm Inj

  • Store it at or below 30°C.
  • Protect it if from light and moisture.
  • Keep it out of the reach of children.
  • Any unused portion should not be stored and should be discarded properly.

Dosage of Mero 1gm Inj


  • Your doctor or nurse will give Mero Powder For Injection, therefore it is less likely to provide you with more or less of this medicine.
  • However, if you experience loose motions, nausea, vomiting and stomach pain immediately after taking this injection, inform your doctor as soon as possible.

Missed a Dose

  • You will be monitored by your doctor or nurse on when the injection should be given to you.
  • It is unlikely that the dose will be missed.
  • However, if you think your doctor or nurse might have missed a dose, inform them.

Content Details


Dr. Abhishek B L

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)


Dr. Ritu Budania

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)


Q: What should I discuss with my healthcare expert before taking Mero Powder For Injection?

A: Inform the doctor about your detailed medical, surgical and allergy history. Inform your physician if you have any of the conditions like kidney disease, history of head injury, if you are pregnant, breastfeeding or planning a pregnancy.

Q: I have a fever, cough and cold, can I take Mero Powder For Injection?

A: No, Mero Powder For Injection is not for normal infections. It is for serious complicated infections like pneumonia, etc. Also, it is not helpful against viruses or flu.

Q: Can Mero Powder For Injection be used to relieve pain?

A: No, Mero Powder For Injection is not a pain killer. This medicine only treats the bacterial infection and provide relief from the symptoms of infection.


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ContainsMeropenem(1.0 G)
UsesBacterial infection
Side effectsPain at injection site, diarrhea, nausea, stomach ache
Last Updated on: 17 Apr 2021 | 12:53 PM (IST)
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