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ORPENEM 200MG TAB

Orpenem 200Mg tablet
Uses and Benefits

Uses and Benefits

Orpenem 200Mg tablet is a broad-spectrum antibiotic used to treat severe bacterial infections of the respiratory tract, ear, nose, throat, skin, stomach, bones, lungs and intestine. It is prescribed for upper and lower respiratory tract infection (such as acute bronchitis, pulmonary suppuration, pneumonia, tonsilitis and pharyngitis), Genito-urinary infections (prostatitis, cystitis, pyelonephritis), gynaecological infections, skin and skin structure infections (such as lymphangitis, folliculitis, subcutaneous abscesses, secondary infections of external wounds, pustular acne), sinusitis, otitis externa and tympanites. It kills or stops the infection causing bacteria from growing. This medicine should be used with caution in geriatric patients and patients with kidney diseases. However, the uses of this tablet mentioned here are not comprehensive, there may be other conditions for which the medication may be used upon your doctor’s discretion.

Composition

Composition

The active ingredient of Orpenem 200Mg tablet is Faropenam sodium (200Mg)

Mechanism of Action of Drugs

Mechanism of Action of Drugs

Faropenam sodium works by preventing synthesis of essential proteins required by bacteria to carry out vital functions, thereby stopping bacterial growth and prevents spreading of infection.

Contraindications and Cautions

Contraindications and Caution

Patients with following conditions are suggested to seek advice from their healthcare professionals before using Orpenem tablet:

  • Hypersensitivity to any of the components used in the tablet and other beta-lactams
  • Caution:
  • Atopy
  • Geriatric patients
  • Diarrhea
  • Drug resistance
  • Severe renal and hepatic impairment
  • Children
  • Pregnancy and lactation
Side Effects

Side and Adverse Effects

Orpenem 200Mg tablet 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:

  • Headache
  • Nausea
  • Rash
  • Vomiting
  • Sweating
  • Loss of appetite
  • Vitamin deficiency
  • Abdominal pain
  • Diarrhea
  • Muscle weakness
How to Use

How to Use

Take Orpenem 200Mg tablet as instructed by your doctor. Swallow the tablet whole with water, immediately after opening it from the strip. Do not break or crush or chew the tablet.
Avoid missing or forgetting the dose. If you do, take it as soon as you remember; but if it’s almost time for your next dose, skip it and take it according to your normal schedule. Don’t swallow two doses at the same time which is dangerous to your health.
The tablet is best taken on an empty stomach at least 30 minutes or preferably two hours before meal. Take the tablet at the same time every day as it helps to maintain a consistent level of medicine in the body.
Do not change the dose or stop taking the medicine before completion of the course or without consulting your doctor. Continue to use this drug until completion of the maximum amount suggested even though the symptoms disappear after the 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

Avoid taking Orpenem 200Mg tablet more than the prescribed dosage. In case of overdose, promptly seek medical advice. Depending on the dosage of the medicine, symptoms may vary in individuals, you may experience the following signs or symptoms:

  • Diarrhea
  • Severe nausea and vomiting
Warnings and Precautions

Warnings and Precautions

Use Orpenem 200Mg tablet on the advice of medical practitioner. Complete avoidance of the medication may be required in the following conditions:

Kidney:

Caution is advised among patients with severe renal impairment. Dose adjustments of the tablet may be needed. Regular monitoring of kidney function tests is recommended while taking this tablet. If you have any renal problems, it is highly recommended that you consult your doctor before taking this medicine.

Liver:

The tablet should be used with caution in patients with moderate and severe liver disease. We highly recommend that you consult your doctor before the use. Inform your doctor if you develop signs of jaundice like yellowing of skin and eyes, itching and clay-colored stools while taking this tablet.

Pregnancy:

It is generally considered safe to use in pregnant women unless the potential benefits outweigh the risks involved. Since the effect of the medicine on fetus is not clearly established, we recommend that you to consult your doctor before consuming the tablet.

Lactation:

This medication is passed to infants through mother’s milk. Breastfed infants should be closely monitored. Since limited information is available about the safety of taking this tablet, consult your doctor if you are nursing mother and stay on the safe side.

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:

The medicine does not affect your ability to drive. If you notice any abnormal reactions after taking the tablet, do not drive, operate heavy machinery or involve in any works which may demand your attention or physical strength.

Food:

There are no known food interactions with this tablet.

Drug Interactions:

All medicines interact differently for person to person. 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’re taking Orpenem 200Mg tablet along with sodium valproate, furosemide, imipenem and cilastatin sodium combination, colchicine.

Precautions
  • Do not use this tablet post the expiry date
  • Do not use the tablet for durations shorter or longer than suggested by your doctor
  • Store at room temperature (20-30 degree Celsius)
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 Faropenem Sodium for:

Use to treat infections

How does Faropenem Sodium work:

Treats Lower respiratory tract infections, ENT infections, and genito-urinary infections.

How should Faropenem Sodium be used:

Administered orally.

Common side effects of Faropenem Sodium :

Diarrhoea, abdominal pain, loose bowel movement, nausea and rash are the most frequent adverse effects.

What do I do if I miss a dose

Call your doctor to find out what to do.

What precautions should I take when taking Faropenem Sodium :

Call doctor if experience Hypersensitivity.

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. Any rash. Side effect or health problem is not better or you are feeling worse.

Can I take Faropenem Sodium 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 Faropenem Sodium :

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

Pregnancy Category

Category C : Animal reproduction studies have shown an adverse effect on the fetus and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in humans, but potential benefits may warrant use of the drug in pregnant women despite potential risks.

Therapeutic Classification

Other Beta-Lactams


Frequently Asked Questions

Frequently Asked Questions
Q1. What is the use of the Orpenem 200Mg tablet?

The tablet is a broad-spectrum antibiotic used to treat severe bacterial infections of the respiratory tract, ear, nose, throat, skin, stomach, bones, lungs and intestine. It is prescribed for upper and lower respiratory tract infection (such as acute bronchitis, pulmonary suppuration, pneumonia, tonsilitis and pharyngitis), Genito-urinary infections (prostatitis, cystitis, pyelonephritis), gynaecological infections, skin and skin structure infections (such as lymphangitis, folliculitis, subcutaneous abscesses, secondary infections of external wounds, pustular acne), sinusitis, otitis externa and tympanites. It kills or stops the infection causing bacteria from growing. This medicine should be used with caution in geriatric patients and patients with kidney diseases.

Q2. What are the side effects of the Orpenem 200Mg tablet?

The tablet is well tolerated when taken in prescribed dosage guidelines. Most common side effects include headache, nausea, vomiting, rash, sweating, loss of appetite, vitamin deficiency, abdominal pain, diarrhea, muscle weakness.

Q3. Should we take Orpenem 200Mg tablet with food or without food?

The tablet is best taken on an empty stomach at least 30 minutes before or preferably two hours after meal.

Q4. What are the precautions to be followed while taking the Orpenem 200Mg tablet?

Tell your doctor if you have an allergy to any ingredients used in the tablet. Inform your doctor about all the medicines you take to ensure that you are healthy. This medicine is contraindicated in patients with hypersensitivity to any of the components used in the tablet and other beta-lactam antibiotics. Caution is advised among patients with atopy, geriatic patients, diarrhea, severe renal and hepatic impairment, children, pregnancy and lactation.

Q5. Does Orpenem 200Mg tablet make you sleepy?

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

Q6. Is Orpenem 200Mg tablet harmful? What does an overdose of Orpenem 200Mg tablet lead to?

The tablet is usually well tolerated when taken in the recommended dosage guidelines. Over dose of the medicine may lead to diarrhea, severe nausea and vomiting.

Q7. Can I take Orpenem 200Mg tablet during pregnancy?

It is generally considered safe to use in pregnant women unless the potential benefits outweigh the risks involved. Since the effect of the medicine on fetus is not clearly established, we recommend that you to consult your doctor before consuming the tablet.

Q8. Can Orpenem 200Mg tablet be taken without a doctor’s prescription?

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

Q9. Is it okay to drink alcohol while I am on the Orpenem 200Mg tablet?

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 Orpenem 200Mg tablet?

Store the medicine at room temperature (20-30 degree Celsius) in a cool and dry place. Keep the tablet according to the instructions mentioned on the pack or label. Store the medicine in the container or the pack it came in, tightly closed.

Q11. If I have trouble swallowing Orpenem 200Mg tablet, can I mix it in water and drink it?

This tablet is designed to be swallowed with water. If you take them in a way they weren’t intended to be used, you could experience an overdose if the active constituent enters the blood stream too quickly. Alternatively, if it enters your body too slowly, it may never achieve a high enough concentration to be completely functional.

Q12. Can we give Orpenem 200Mg tablet to children?

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

Q13. By when should I start seeing the results of the Orpenem 200Mg tablet?

The amount of time required for this medicine to show its action is not clinically determined. You will start to feel better in 2-4 days after taking the tablet.

Q14. How long does the effect of Orpenem 200Mg tablet last?

The amount of time for which this medicine remains active on the body is not clinically determined.

Q15. Can we take Orpenem 200Mg tablet daily? If yes, how many tablets can we take everyday?

Medicines should always be taken under medical supervision. Take the medicine exactly as prescribed by your doctor: for dosage and duration. Most recommended dose is two tablets a day.

Q16. For how many days should I take the Orpenem 200Mg tablet?

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 Orpenem 200Mg tablet?

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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MACLEODS PHARMACEUTICALS LTD

khasra no-21,22,66,67&68-aho-yangtam,namchepung,po-ranipool,sikkim-737135 office-macleods pharmaceuticals ltd atlanta arcade,marol church road,andheri (east),mumbai - 400059, india.

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MACLEODS PHARMACEUTICALS LTD

khasra no-21,22,66,67&68-aho-yangtam,namchepung,po-ranipool,sikkim-737135 office-macleods pharmaceuticals ltd atlanta arcade,marol church road,andheri (east),mumbai - 400059, india.

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