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Merotec 250mg Inj

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By ZUVENTUS HEALTH CARE LTD
1 Injection(s) in Dry Vial

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Meropenem(250.0 Mg)

Medical Description

Merotec Injection is used to treat severe and serious infections caused by various infection-causing bacteria. Merotec Injection contains meropenem as its active ingredient. It is a higher-end antibio...
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    Uses
    Contraindications
    Side effects
    Precautions and Warnings
    Mode of Action
    Directions for Use
    Interactions
    Storage and disposal
    Dosage
    FAQs
    References
    Quick Summary
uses

Uses of Merotec 250mg Inj

  • Merotec Injection is used to treat severe bacterial infections.
contraindications

Contraindications of Merotec 250mg Inj

If you are allergic to meropenem, any other antibiotics or any other ingredients of Merotec Injection
sideEffects

Side effects of Merotec 250mg Inj

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

Precautions and Warnings of Merotec 250mg Inj

pregnancy

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I take Merotec Injection during pregnancy?
A:
Merotec Injection should be used only if prescribed by your doctor. Consult your doctor if you are pregnant, think you are pregnant or planning a baby.
breastfeeding

Breast Feeding

Q:
Can I take Merotec Injection while breastfeeding?
A:
There is limited information available about the effect of Merotec Injection on breastfeeding. Thus it should be used only if prescribed by your doctor. Consult your doctor for further details.
driving

Driving

Q:
Can I drive if I have consumed Merotec Injection?
A:
Merotec Injection does not affect your ability to drive. However, if you have a headache, tingling numbness in your hands or legs then avoid driving.
alcohol

Alcohol

Q:
Can I consume alcohol with Merotec Injection?
A:
There is limited information available about the effect of alcohol of this medicine.
otherGeneralWarnings

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
modeOfAction

Mode of Action of Merotec 250mg Inj

How Does It Work?

Meropenem inhibits the formation of the bacterial cell wall and thus killing the bacteria which causes the infection.
directionsForUse

Directions for Use of Merotec 250mg Inj

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

Interactions of Merotec 250mg Inj

Interactions with other medicines

  • Some medicines can affect the way Merotec Injection works, or Merotec Injection 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.
storageAndDisposal

Storage and disposal of Merotec 250mg Inj

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

Dosage of Merotec 250mg Inj

Overdose

Merotec Injection 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 neares...
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Missed a Dose

It is unlikely that the dose of Merotec Injection 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 immediat...
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Content Details

WRITTEN BY
doctor

Dr. Nikita Toshi

BDS (Bachelor of Dental Surgery)

REVIEWED BY
doctor

Dr. Ritu Budania

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

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Q: Can Merotec Injection be used to relieve pain?

A: No, Merotec Injection is not a pain killer. This medicine only treats severe bacterial infections.

Q: I have fever, cough and cold, can I take Merotec Injection?

A: No, Merotec 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: Is Merotec Injection an antibiotic?

A: Yes, Merotec Injection is an antibiotic.

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ContainsMeropenem(250.0 Mg)
UsesBacterial infection
Side effectsPain at injection site, diarrhea, nausea, stomach ache
Last Updated on: 05 Jun 2021 | 04:22 PM (IST)
Disclaimer
The information provided herein is accurate, updated and complete as per the best practices of the Company. Please note that this information should not be treated as a replacement for physical medical consultation or advice. We do not guarantee the accuracy the completeness of the information so provided. The absence of any information and/or warning to any drug shall not be considered and assumed as an implied assurance of the Company. We do not take any responsibility for the consequences arising out of the aforementioned information and strongly recommend you for a physical consultation in case case of any queries or doubts. Please click here for detailed T&C.