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Zaxter 125mg Inj

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By ALKEM LABORATORIES LTD
1ml Injection

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Meropenem(125.0 Mg)
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Therapeutic classification
ANTIBIOTIC

Medical Description

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

Uses of Zaxter 125mg Inj

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

Contraindications of Zaxter 125mg Inj

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

Side effects of Zaxter 125mg Inj

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

Precautions and Warnings of Zaxter 125mg Inj

pregnancy

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I take Zaxter Injection during pregnancy?
A:
Zaxter 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 Zaxter Injection while breastfeeding?
A:
There is limited information available about the effect of Zaxter 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 Zaxter Injection?
A:
Zaxter 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 Zaxter 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 Zaxter 125mg 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 Zaxter 125mg Inj

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

Interactions of Zaxter 125mg Inj

Interactions with other medicines

  • Some medicines can affect the way Zaxter Injection works, or Zaxter 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 Zaxter 125mg Inj

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

Dosage of Zaxter 125mg Inj

Overdose

Zaxter 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 nearest...
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Missed a Dose

It is unlikely that the dose of Zaxter 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 immediate...
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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 Zaxter Injection be used to relieve pain?

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

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

A: No, Zaxter 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 Zaxter Injection an antibiotic?

A: Yes, Zaxter Injection is an antibiotic.

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ContainsMeropenem(125.0 Mg)
UsesBacterial infection
Side effectsPain at injection site, diarrhea, nausea, stomach ache
Last Updated on: 05 Jun 2021 | 04:21 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.