Active ingredients: meropenem
What it is used for
INDICATIONS,Meropenem Kabi is indicated for treatment of the following infections, in adults and children (aged 3 months and over), when the causative organisms are known or suspected to be resistant to commonly used antibiotics:,ò Community acquired lower respiratory tract infection ,ò Hospital acquired lower respiratory tract infection,ò Complicated urinary tract infection,ò Febrile neutropaenia,ò Intra-abdominal and gynaecological (poly microbial) infections,ò Complicated skin and skin structure infections,ò Meningitis,ò Septicaemia
How to take it
You should seek medical advice in relation to medicines and use only as directed by a healthcare professional.
- The way to take this medicine: Intravenous
- Store below 25 degrees Celsius
- Lifetime is 36 Months.
Always read the label. If symptoms persist see your healthcare professional.
white or light yellow powder in a glass vial with rubber stopper, sealed with an aluminium cap and grey polypropylene disc
Do I need a prescription?
This medicine is available from a pharmacist and requires a prescription. It is Schedule 4: Prescription Only Medicine.
Is this medicine subsidised?
This medicine may be subsidised which may make it cheaper. To learn more about this subsidy, visit the Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme (PBS) website.
Pregnant or planning a pregnancy?
For the active ingredient meropenem
You should seek advice from your doctor or pharmacist about taking this medicine. They can help you balance the risks and the benefits of this medicine during pregnancy.
For side effects, taking other medicines and more
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