Meropenem (Kabi) is a medicine containing the active ingredient(s) meropenem. On this page you will find out more about Meropenem (Kabi), including side effects, age restrictions, food interactions and whether the medicine is subsidised by the government on the pharmaceutical benefits scheme (PBS)
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Active ingredient in this medicine: meropenem
Pack size information
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Information for medicine and pack size:
Meropenem (Kabi) 1 g powder for injection, 10 vials
Consumer Medicine Information leaflet:
This leaflet may also be found inside the medicine package. It contains information on side effects, age restrictions and other useful data.
What this medicine is 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
Table of characteristics
|Visual appearance||white or light yellow powder in a glass vial with rubber stopper, sealed with an aluminium cap and grey polypropylene disc|
|Dosage Form||Injection, powder for|
|Route of administration||Intravenous|
20 mL x 1: Prescription Only Medicine, or Prescription Animal Remedy
20 mL x 10: Prescription Only Medicine, or Prescription Animal Remedy
There is one type of pack available.
Pack type 1
|Storage temperature||Store below 25 degrees Celsius|
|Storage conditions||No information available|
|Life time||36 Months|
We were unable to verify that this medicine is available on the PBS (Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme). Please consult your pharmacist if you need further information
The PBS provides a list of government subsidised medicines available to be dispensed to patients. Further information can be found on the Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme website.
Is this medication banned in sport?
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