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Meropenem
Indications
Aerobic and anaerobic gram +ve and gram -ve bacteria.
Dose/Application
By intravenous injection over 5 minutes or by intravenous infusion, 500 mg every 8 hours, dose doubled in hospital-acquired pneumonia, peritonitis, septicaemia and infections in neutro- penic patients; child 3 months–12 years [not licensed for infection in neutropenia] 10– 20 mg/kg every 8 hours, over 50 kg body weight adult dose Meningitis, 2 g every 8 hours; child 3 months–12 years 40 mg/kg every 8 hours, over 50 kg body weight adult dose Exacerbations of chronic lower respiratory-tract infection in cystic fibrosis, up to 2 g every 8 hours; child 4–18 years 25–40 mg/kg every 8 hours.
Mode of action
Precautions
Contraindications
Side Effects
Pregnancy risk
Special information
Brands containing this Ingredient
Name Form. Strength Pack Price Insert Manufacturer Distributor
Meronia. inj 500mg/20mL 1 KES1,500.00
Meronia. inj 1000mg/30mL 1 KES2,300.00
Meropen Injection 1 gm 1 KES3,864.00
Meropen Injection 500 mg 1 KES2,258.00
Zaxter inj 1gm 1 KES2,600.00
Monan inj 500mg 1 KES1,600.00
Monan inj 1gm 1 KES2,000.00
Alpenam Inj 1gm 1 KES3000.00
Canem inj 500mg 1 KES1,350.00
Canem inj 1gm 1 KES2,000.00
Meropenem_Pharmathen inj 1gm 1 KES2,400.00
Specbac. inj 500mg/vial 1 KES1150.00
Specbac. inj 1gm/vial 1 KES950.00
Bestinem. inj 500mg 1 KES1096.00
Bestinem. inj 1gm 1 KES1938.00
Meronem. inj 500mg 1 KES3,196.50
Meronem. inj 1gm 1 KES6,397.00
Ronem. inj. 500mg/vial 1 KES1200.00
Ronem. inj. 1000mg/vial 1 KES2400.00
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