Merrem IV is an antibiotic. It is used in the treatment of certain bacterial infection. It kills bacteria by blocking the growth of bacterial cell wall.
It will not treat any cold, flu or viral infection. It is also used in other condition as determined by your doctor. It is available in the form of powder (for solution) and only with your doctor’s prescription.
2 What to Know Before Using
Before using Merrem IV, you must know all about the risks and complications associated with it.
Inform your doctor if you are allergic to any food, preservatives, dyes, or had an allergic reaction when you used this drug before.
It does not cause any different side effects from adults. However, it should not be used in infants younger than 3 months as safety and efficacy have not been established.
This medicine does not cause any different side effects or problem than it does in younger adults. However, it should be used with caution if you have age-related kidney problems.
It is a category B drug. It is safe in pregnancy.
There are no adequate studies which prove that Meropenem passes into breast milk. If you are using Meropenem while nursing, discuss it with your doctor for possible risk factors.
Meropenem may interact with other drugs.
Your doctor should be informed of any other medicines which you are taking. He may want to change the dosage or drug.
These effects may be worse if you take it with alcohol or certain medicines. Use Meropenem with caution. Do not drive or perform other possibly unsafe tasks until you know how you react to it.
Records have shown that it may cause seizures in some patients. Do not stop taking anticonvulsants if you or your child has a history of seizures, unless your doctor tells you so.
5 Potential Side Effects
As with many medications, there are several potential side effects associated with Merrem IV. Some people may experience none or minor side effects. Consult with your doctor if they become problematic or frequent.
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