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Oxipenam 500mg Injection

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Oxipenam 500mg Injection Description

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

tibiotic. 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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ContainsMeropenem
UsesBacterial infection
Side effectsPain at injection site, diarrhea, nausea, stomach ache
TherapyANTIBIOTIC
molecules
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uses

Uses of Oxipenam 500mg Injection

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

Contraindications of Oxipenam 500mg Injection

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

Side effects of Oxipenam 500mg Injection

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

Precautions and Warnings of Oxipenam 500mg Injection

pregnancy

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I take Oxipenam 500mg Inj during pregnancy?
A:
Oxipenam 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.
breastfeeding

Breast Feeding

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

Alcohol

Q:
Can I consume alcohol with Oxipenam 500mg Inj ?
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 Oxipenam 500mg Injection

How Does It Work?

Meropenem inhibits the formation of the bacterial cell wall and thus killing the bacteria which causes the infection.
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Directions for Use of Oxipenam 500mg Injection

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

Interactions of Oxipenam 500mg Injection

Interactions with other medicines

  • Some medicines can affect the way Oxipenam 500mg Inj works, or Oxipenam 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.
storageAndDisposal

Storage and disposal of Oxipenam 500mg Injection

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

Dosage of Oxipenam 500mg Injection

Overdose

Oxipenam 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 Oxipenam 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 Oxipenam 500mg Inj be used to relieve pain?

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

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

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

A: Yes, Oxipenam 500mg Inj is an antibiotic.
Last Updated on: 05 Jun 2021 | 04:22 PM (IST)
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