Merocrit 0.5 Gm Injection 5 Ml
Meropenem is used to treat serious bacterial infections.
How does the drug work?
Meropenem acts by inhibiting the growth of the bacteria by preventing their cell wall synthesis.
What are the common side effect?
The side effects commonly seen with the use of meropenem are a headache, constipation, diarrhea, nausea, vomiting, and injection site reactions.
Important Information for use
• People with bone marrow depression should not use Zepcar CR medicine.
• Avoid the Zepcar CR drug if an allergic reaction was seen with an earlier use of carbamazepine.
• Do not take any other antidepressant drugs along with Carbafen tablet. If a MAO-inhibitor drug was used in the past 14 days, then do not take Zepcar CR.
• Call the doctor immediately in the case of skin rash, unusual weakness, bleeding and fever. This is because of the chances of Carbafen side effects such as life-threatening skin rash.
• Continue the Zepcar CR medication for the full length prescribed by the doctor.
• Pregnant women should not start or stop using Zepcar CR unless instructed by the doctor.
• Don’t get exposed to sunlight due to the risk of sunburn with Zepcar CR.
• Do not take grapefruit juice while using Zepcar CR.
1. How to take the meropenem injection? Take the meropenem injection with or without food, but at the fixed time each day.
2. Can I drive after taking the meropenem drug? Meropenem may impair a person’s ability to think and react. Therefore, it is advisable not to drive.
3. Does drinking alcohol have any effect while using meropenem? Alcohol consumption while using meropenem increases the risk of meropenem side effects such as dizziness. So, better avoid or limit drinking.
4. Is meropenem injection given to children? Extreme caution is needed with the use of meropenem in children below 3 months of age.
5. What to do if I have an overdose with meropenem? Immediately call up for medical help if you have an overdose with meropenem.