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      MERO 1GM INJ

      Mero 1GM injection
      Uses and Benefits

      Uses and Benefits

      Mero 1GM injection a broad spectrum antibiotic used to treat bacterial infections such as acute bacterial exacerbation of chronic bronchitis (inflammation of lining of the bronchial tubes), pneumonia (lung infection), infection in brain (meningitis), pharyngitis or tonsilitis (infections of the throat and airways leading to lungs), pelvic inflammatory disease, intra-abdominal infections, bacterial endocarditis (infection in the inner lining of the heart), Lyme disease (infection spread to humans through the bite of infected black-legged ticks that carries the bacteria) and skin structure, tissues, bones, joint infections caused by susceptible strains of the bacteria. This medicine is not advised for treating a common cold, flu or other viral infections since it is not effective in treating these infections. However, the uses of the medicine mentioned are not exhaustive, there may be other reasons or situations in which the medicine might be used.

      Composition

      Composition

      The active ingredient of Mero 1GM injection is Meropenem 1 GM

      Mechanism of Action of Drugs

      Mechanism of Action of Drugs

      Meropenem is an antibiotic that works by inhibiting the formation of bacterial protective covering or cell wall which is fundamental for the survival of the bacteria. By doing so, the medicine kills the infection causing bacteria and prevents the infection from spreading without making them resistant to further treatment.

      Contraindications and Cautions

      Contraindications and Caution

      Patients with following conditions are suggested to seek advice from their healthcare professionals before using Mero 1GM injection:

      • Hypersensitivity to meropenem or other carbapenems
      • Any medicines belonging to penicillin, cephalosporins or milk proteins
      • Caution:
      • Brain lesions
      • Seizures
      • Gastrointestinal diseases
      • Clostridium difficile associated diarrhoea
      • Hepatic and renal impairment
      • Children
      • Pregnancy and lactation
      Side Effects

      Side and Adverse Effects

      Mero 1GM injection is usually well tolerated when used in the prescribed dosage guidelines. Most side effects are temporary and usually subsides on their own. However, consult your doctor if they persist for a longer duration. You may experience one or more of the following symptoms:

      • Injection site reactions (pain, redness, swelling)
      • Nausea
      • Headache
      • Diarrhea
      • Indigestion
      • Rash
      • Decreased blood cells
      • Constipation
      • Dry mouth
      • Dizziness
      • Flatulence
      • Abnormal liver function tests
      How to Use

      How to Use

      Do not self-administer Mero 1GM injection, your nurse or trained physician will give you the medicine. Follow all the instructions given by your doctor carefully. Continue to take the medicine till the time you see an improvement in your health conditions or as advised by your doctor. If a dose is missing, it should be taken as soon as possible.
      This injection may be taken with or without food. It may be taken with food to reduce gastric discomfort.
      Continue to use this drug until completion of the maximum amount prescribed, even though the symptoms disappear after medicine has begun. Stopping the medication too early can allow the growth of the bacteria to begin, which can lead to an infection relapse.

      Overdosage

      Try not to take more than recommended measurements. Since Mero 1GM injection will be given by doctor or nurse, therefore it is less likely that you will receive overdose of the medicine. If there should be an occurrence of unplanned excess, look for any new signs or symptoms. Depending on the dose, symptoms may vary in individuals, you may experience the following signs or symptoms:

      • Vomiting
      • Nausea
      • Diarrhea
      • Epigastric distress
      • Convulsions
      • Fluid and electrolyte imbalance
      Warnings and Precautions

      Warnings and Precautions

      Use this injection only on the advice of medical practitioner. Dose adjustments or complete avoidance of the Mero 1GM injection may be required in the following conditions:

      Kidney:

      Caution is advised among people with kidney problems. Close monitoring of kidney function and adjustments of dose of the medicine may be needed based on the clinical condition of the patient. If you have any renal problems, it is highly recommended that you consult doctor before the taking this injection.

      Liver:

      This medicine should be used with caution in patients with moderate and severe liver disease. Dose adjustments may be needed. If you have any hepatic problems, it is highly recommended that you consult your doctor before taking this injection.

      Pregnancy:

      Use of this injection is considered safe for pregnant women unless the potential benefits outweigh the risks involved. Despite the fact that there are limited studies in humans, animal studies have shown no or low adverse effects on the developing baby. It is recommended that you consult your doctor before taking this injection.

      Lactation:

      The medicine is likely safe to use during breastfeeding. Limited human data suggests that the medication may pass through the breastmilk and does not represent any significant risk to the baby.

      Alcohol:

      Interaction of alcohol with this medicine is unknown. Any symptoms of abnormal reactions after taking the medicine should be reported to your doctor immediately.

      Driving:

      This injection does not cause drowsiness or dizziness. If you notice any abnormal reactions after taking the medicine do not drive, operate heavy machinery or involve in any works which may demand your attention or physical strength.

      Food:

      Intake of milk, cheese, yoghurt or any dairy products should be avoided as it may decrease the absorption of the medicine.

      Drug Interactions:

      Inform your doctor or pharmacist if you are taking any other medicines which includes over-the-counter drugs, herbal tonics, supplements and medicines that you buy without a prescription. Alert your doctor if you are taking Mero 1GM injection with tramadol, valproic acid, probenecid, cholera caccine (live), furosemide, ethinyl estradiol, anticoagulants (warfarin), methotrexate, drugs inducing hepatic enzymes (rifampicin), medicines for epilepsy (phenytoin, carbamazepine), methoxyflurane (concurrent use may result in renal toxicity).

      Precautions
      • Do not use this injection post the expiry date
      • Store at cool temperatures (2-8 degree Celsius), away from light
      • Do not freeze
      FDA Pregnancy Category

      FDA Pregnancy Category

      Category B: Animal reproduction studies have failed to demonstrate a risk to fetus and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women.


      Drug Composition information
      What is Meropenem for:

      This medication is a carbapenem antibiotic, prescribed for bacterial infections like skin and skin structure infections, bacterial meningitis, serious nosocomial infections like septicaemia, febrile neutropenia, intraabdominal and pelvic infections.

      How does Meropenem work:

      The medication inhibits cell wall synthesis in bacteria, and thereby leading to cell death.

      How should Meropenem be used:

      It comes as a solution for injection, administered by a healthcare provider, into the vein. IV- The recommended dose is 0.5 gm to 2 gm (10 to 40mgkg) by slow infusion, 3 times per day.

      Common side effects of Meropenem :

      Pain, abdominal pain, chest pain, fever, back pain, abdominal enlargement, chills and pelvic pain.

      What do I do if I miss a dose

      Call your doctor for an office visit.

      What precautions should I take when taking Meropenem :

      If you have an allergy to meropenem or any other part of this drug. Tell your doctor if you are allergic to any drugs. Make sure to tell about the allergy and what signs you had. This includes telling about rash; hives; itching; shortness of breath; wheezing; cough; swelling of face, lips, tongue, or throat; or any other signs.

      When do I need to seek medical help

      If you think there was an overdose, call your local poison control center or ER right away. Signs of a very bad reaction to the drug. These include wheezing; chest tightness; fever; itching; bad cough; blue or gray skin color; seizures; or swelling of face, lips, tongue, or throat. Very bad dizziness or passing out. Very upset stomach or throwing up. Very loose stools (diarrhea), even after drug is stopped. Any rash. Side effect or health problem is not better or you are feeling worse.

      Can I take Meropenem with other medicines:

      Sometimes drugs are not safe when you take them with certain other drugs and food. - Taking them together can cause bad side effects. - Be sure to talk to your doctor about all the drugs you take.

      Are there any food restrictions

      Avoid Alcohol

      How do I store Meropenem :

      Store in a cool, dry place away from the reach of children. - Medicines must not be used past the expiry date.

      Pregnancy Category

      Category B : Animal reproduction studies have failed to demonstrate a risk to the fetus and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women OR Animal studies have shown an adverse effect, but adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women have failed to demonstrate a risk to the fetus in any trimester.

      Therapeutic Classification

      Other Beta-Lactams


      Frequently Asked Questions

      Frequently Asked Questions
      Q1. What is the use of the Mero 1GM injection?

      It is a broad spectrum antibiotic used to treat bacterial infections such as acute bacterial exacerbation of chronic bronchitis (inflammation of lining of the bronchial tubes), pneumonia (lung infection), infection in brain (meningitis), pharyngitis or tonsilitis (infections of the throat and airways leading to lungs), pelvic inflammatory disease, intra-abdominal infections, bacterial endocarditis (infection in the inner lining of the heart), Lyme disease (infection spread to humans through the bite of infected black-legged ticks that carries the bacteria) and skin structure, tissues, bones, joint infections caused by susceptible strains of the bacteria. This medicine is not advised for treating a common cold, flu or other viral infections since it is not effective in treating these infections.

      Q2. What are the side effects of the Mero 1GM injection?

      The injection is well tolerated when taken in prescribed dosage guidelines. Most common side effects include injection site reactions (pain, swelling, redness), nausea, vomiting, dizziness, muscle weakness, diarrhea, indigestion, decreased blood cells, constipation, dry mouth, flatulence, dark or clay-coloured stools, abnormal liver function tests.

      Q3. Should we take Mero 1GM injection with food or without food?

      This medicine can be taken with or without food. If significant stomach upset occurs, it could be taken with food.

      Q4. What are the precautions to be followed while taking the Mero 1GM injection?

      If you ever had impaired kidney function, severe liver impairment or heart disease, let your doctor know before taking this medicine. Inform your doctor about all the medicines you take to ensure that you are healthy. This medicine is contraindicated in patients with hypersensitivity to meropenem or other carbapenems, any medicines belonging to penicillins, cephalosporins or milk proteins. Caution is advised among patients with brain lesions, seizures, gastrointestinal diseases, clostridium difficile associated diarrhoea, hepatic and renal impairment, children, pregnancy and lactation.

      Q5. Does Mero 1GM injection make you sleepy?

      This injection does not cause drowsiness or dizziness. If you notice any abnormal reactions after taking the medicine do not drive, operate heavy machinery or involve in any works which may demand your attention or physical strength.

      Q6. Is Mero 1GM injection harmful? What does an overdose of Mero 1GM injection lead to?

      This injection is usually well tolerated when taken in the recommended dose. Since the injection will be given by doctor or nurse, therefore it is less likely that you will receive overdose of the medicine. Over dose of the medicine may lead to severe abdominal pain, nausea and vomiting, persistent diarrhea, convulsions, epigastric distress, fluid and electrolyte imbalance.

      Q7. Can I take Mero 1GM injection during pregnancy?

      Use of this injection is considered safe for pregnant women unless the potential benefits outweigh the risks involved. Despite the fact that there are limited studies in humans, animal studies have shown no or low adverse effects on the developing baby. It is recommended that you consult your doctor before taking this injection.

      Q8. Can Mero 1GM injection be taken without a doctor’s prescription?

      No, do not take the injection without doctor’s prescription.

      Q9. Is it okay to drink alcohol while I am on the Mero 1GM injection?

      Interaction of alcohol with this medicine is unknown. Any symptoms of abnormal reactions after taking the medicine should be reported to your doctor immediately.

      Q10. How to store Mero 1GM injection?

      Store the medicine at temperature (2-8 degree Celsius) in a cool and dry place. Do not freeze. Keep the injection according to the instructions mentioned on the pack or label. Store the medicine in the container or the pack it came in, tightly closed.

      Q12. Can we give Mero 1GM injection to children?

      If used according to the directions given by your doctor, it is safe to be used in children.

      Q13. By when should I start seeing the results of the Mero 1GM injection?

      The amount of time required for this medicine to show its action in the body is within 1 hour of intravenous administration.

      Q14. How long does the effect of Mero 1GM injection last?

      The duration for which this medicine remains active in the body is for about 3-4 hours.

      Q15. Can we take Mero 1GM injection daily?

      Medicines should always be taken under medical supervision. Take the medicine exactly as prescribed by your doctor: for dosage and duration.

      Q16. For how many days should I take the Mero 1GM injection?

      The number of days that any medicine must be taken varies from patient to patient; and case to case. So always stick to your doctor’s suggestion about how many days to take this medicine.

      Q17. When should I take Mero 1GM injection?

      Use the medicine exactly as prescribed by your doctor for the dosage and duration.

      Note: All of the above information is for reference purpose only. It is always recommended that you consult a medical professional.

      Seller Information
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      ARISTO PHARMACEUTICALS PVT LTD

      village makhnumajra,p o bhud,baddi dist solan (h.p) - 173205 #plot nos, 2040-46,n.h 10,baghey khola,majhitar p o east sikkim sikkim - 737136

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      ARISTO PHARMACEUTICALS PVT LTD

      village makhnumajra,p o bhud,baddi dist solan (h.p) - 173205 #plot nos, 2040-46,n.h 10,baghey khola,majhitar p o east sikkim sikkim - 737136

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