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Metropen 500mg Inj

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Medical Description

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

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ContainsMeropenem(500.0 Mg)
UsesBacterial infection
Side effectsPain at injection site, diarrhea, nausea, stomach ache
ClassificationANTIBIOTIC
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Uses of Metropen 500 MG

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

Contraindications of Metropen 500 MG

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

Side effects of Metropen 500 MG

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

Precautions and Warnings of Metropen 500 MG

Pregnancy

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

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 Metropen 500 MG

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

Interactions of Metropen 500 MG

Interactions with other medicines

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

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

Dosage of Metropen 500 MG

Overdose

Metropen 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 near...
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Missed a Dose

It is unlikely that the dose of Metropen 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 immedi...
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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 Metropen 500mg Inj be used to relieve pain?

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

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

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

A: Yes, Metropen 500mg Inj is an antibiotic.
Product Details
Brand
METROPEN
Expires on or After
23/08/2022

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Last Updated on: 05 Jun 2021 | 04:22 PM (IST)
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