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M Nem 1000 MG Infusion

Manufacturer: Sanofi India Ltd
Medicine composition: Meropenem
Prescription vs.OTC: Prescription by Doctor required

M Nem 1000 MG Infusion helps in the treatment of infections which occur because of certain kinds of bacteria. Known to be a carbapenem antibiotic, the drug destroys bacteria by restricting the growth of bacterial cell wall.

There are a few medical conditions as well as medicines that can hinder the effect of M Nem 1000 MG Infusion. Thus it is necessary that you provide your medical practitioner with a detailed medical history of existing health issues and the medication that you are currently taking. Make sure to inform your doctor if you are breast feeding, expecting, or are planning to conceive. In case you are allergic to certain medicines or even food tell your doctor about it. Patients with kidney and lever issues, meningitis, going through dialysis and problems with seizures should discuss the safety of M Nem 1000 MG Infusion before starting it. Patients who are taking probenecid are generally advised not to take M Nem 1000 MG Infusion.

The drug is generally administered with an injection at a private health clinic or the hospital. Thus it is effectively stored and handle by a professional. In case you are taking M Nem 1000 MG Infusion at home, store it as instructed by the doctor and keep it well away from the reach of children and pets.

All drugs can cause some side effects which occur initially but disappear with gradual use. Some side effects of M Nem 1000 MG Infusion are headache, dizziness, nausea, pain, vomiting, sore throat or mouth or problems with sleep. Some serious side effects are hives, diarrhea, seizures, rashes, pale skin, breathing problems and swelling. If these serious side effects occur get in touch with your doctor immediately.

When it comes to safety information regarding M Nem 1000 MG Infusion, keep the following points in mind-

  • The drug can lead to drowsiness and dizzy spells. Thus it is always best if you avoid driving.
  • The drug only treat bacterial infections, not viral infections.
  • Complete the entire course prescribed by your doctor. If you stop in between, the infection may reoccur.

Information given here is based on the salt content of the medicine. Uses and effects of the medicine may vary from person to person. It is advisable to consult a Internal Medicine Specialist before using this medicine.
  • Bacterial Meningitis

    M Nem 1000 MG Infusion is used in the treatment of Meningitis which is an inflammation of the protective membranes that surround the brain and spinal cord caused by Streptococcus pneumoniae and Neisseria meningitidis.
  • Skin And Structure Infection

    M Nem 1000 MG Infusion is used in the treatment of skin and structure infections like cellulitis, wound infections caused by Streptococcus pyogenes and Staphylococcus aureus.
  • Intra-Abdominal Infections

    M Nem 1000 MG Infusion is used in the treatment of intra-abdominal infections like caused by Escherichia coli and Klebsiella.
  • Pneumonia

    M Nem 1000 MG Infusion is used in the treatment of Pneumonia which is a common type of lung infection caused by Streptococcus pneumoniae and Haemophilus influenzae.
  • Allergy

    Avoid if you have a known allergy to M Nem 1000 MG Infusion or any other carbapenem antibiotics and beta-lactam antibiotics.
  • Swelling And Redness At The Injection Site

  • Fever

  • Confusion

  • Fast Heartbeat

  • Skin Rash

  • Black Or Tarry Stools

  • Decreased Urine Output

  • Diarrhoea

  • Constipation

  • Body Pain

  • Acid Or Sour Stomach

  • White Patches In The Mouth Or On The Tongue

  • How long is the duration of effect?

    The effect of this medicine lasts for an average of 3 to 4 hours.
  • What is the onset of action?

    The peak effect of this medicine can be observed within 1 hour after intravenous infusion.
  • Are there any pregnancy warnings?

    Limited data is available on the use of this medicine in pregnant women. Use only if clearly needed under the supervision of the doctor.
  • Is it habit forming?

    No habit forming tendency has been reported.
  • Are there any breast-feeding warnings?

    This medicine can be used by breastfeeding women. Small amount of this medicine is excreted in human breast milk. Monitoring of undesired effects like diarrhea or thrush is necessary.
  • Missed Dose instructions

    The missed dose should be taken as soon possible. It is advisable to skip the missed dose if it's already time for your next scheduled dose.
  • Overdose instructions

    Seek emergency medical treatment or contact the doctor in case of overdose.
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This medication belongs to the carbapenem class of drugs. It works by inhibiting the bacterial cell wall synthesis by binding to penicillin-binding proteins which would inhibit the growth and multiplication of bacteria.

Whenever you take more than one medicine, or mix it with certain foods or beverages, you"re at risk of a drug interaction.

  • Interaction with Alcohol

    Alcohol

    Interaction with alcohol is unknown. It is advisable to consult your doctor before consumption.
  • Interaction with Lab Test

    Lab

    Information not available.
  • Interaction with Medicine

    Tramadol

    Tramadol may increase the risk of seizures when taken with M Nem 1000 MG Infusion. This interaction is more likely to happen in the elderly population, and in patients with head injury. Inform the doctor if you are on either of the medicines. An alternate medicine should be considered based on the clinical condition under the doctor's supervision.

    Ethinyl Estradiol

    The desired effect of contraceptive pills will not be achieved if these medicines are taken together. Appropriate dose adjustments or an alternate medicine should be considered under the doctor's supervision.

    Cholera Vaccine

    Avoid cholera vaccine if the patient had received M Nem 1000 MG Infusion within 14 days before vaccination. Usage of other antibiotics and vaccines should be reported to the doctor.

    Valporic Acid

    The desired effect of valproic acid may not be achieved when taken with M Nem 1000 MG Infusion. Inform the doctor if you are taking either of the medicines. An alternate medicine should be considered based on the clinical condition under the doctor's supervision.
  • Interaction with Disease

    Central Nervous System Depression

    M Nem 1000 MG Infusion may cause seizures, confusion, and agitation. Use with caution the patients with seizures or any central nervous system disorders.

    Colitis

    Avoid if you experience severe diarrhea, abdominal pain, and blood in stools after taking M Nem 1000 MG Infusion. Inform the doctor if you have any gastrointestinal diseases. Drink adequate amount of water to prevent dehydration.
  • Interaction with Food

    Food

    Information not available.
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