Merocad 250mg Injection
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Merocad 250mg Injection Description
Merocad 250mg Inj is used to treat severe and serious infections caused by various infection-causing bacteria. Merocad 250mg Inj contains meropenem as its active ingredient. It is a higher-end anti
biotic. 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.
|Side effects||Pain at injection site, diarrhea, nausea, stomach ache|
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Uses of Merocad 250mg Injection
- Merocad 250mg Inj is used to treat severe bacterial infections.
Contraindications of Merocad 250mg Injection
If you are allergic to meropenem, any other antibiotics or any other ingredients of Merocad 250mg Inj
Side effects of Merocad 250mg Injection
Pain, inflammation, swelling, redness at the injection site, nausea, vomiting, diarrhoea, rash, headache, stomach ache
Precautions and Warnings of Merocad 250mg Injection
Can I take Merocad 250mg Inj during pregnancy?
Merocad 250mg 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.
Can I take Merocad 250mg Inj while breastfeeding?
There is limited information available about the effect of Merocad 250mg Inj on breastfeeding. Thus it should be used only if prescribed by your doctor. Consult your doctor for further details.
Can I drive if I have consumed Merocad 250mg Inj ?
Merocad 250mg Inj does not affect your ability to drive. However, if you have a headache, tingling numbness in your hands or legs then avoid driving.
Can I consume alcohol with Merocad 250mg Inj ?
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 Merocad 250mg Injection
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 Merocad 250mg Injection
Merocad 250mg Inj will be given in a hospital by your doctor or nurse as an injection. Do not self-inject this medicine.
Interactions of Merocad 250mg Injection
Interactions with other medicines
- Some medicines can affect the way Merocad 250mg Inj works, or Merocad 250mg 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 Merocad 250mg Injection
- Store in a cool dry place. Protect it from light.
- Do not freeze.
Dosage of Merocad 250mg Injection
Merocad 250mg 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 nearest hospital....
Missed a Dose
It is unlikely that the dose of Merocad 250mg 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 immediately....
Dr. Nikita Toshi
BDS (Bachelor of Dental Surgery)
Dr. Ritu Budania
MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)
Q: Can Merocad 250mg Inj be used to relieve pain?
A: No, Merocad 250mg Inj is not a pain killer. This medicine only treats severe bacterial infections.
Q: I have fever, cough and cold, can I take Merocad 250mg Inj ?
A: No, Merocad 250mg 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 Merocad 250mg Inj an antibiotic?
A: Yes, Merocad 250mg Inj is an antibiotic.
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