Mero 1g Injection

Mero 1g Injection

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Introduction

Mero 1g Injection is an antibiotic that fights bacteria. It is used to treat severe infections of the skin, lungs, stomach, urinary tract, blood and brain (eg. meningitis). It works by killing the bacteria that cause these problems. However, it will not treat a viral infection.

Mero 1g Injection is commonly used to treat critically ill patients admitted to the hospital. This medicine is given by drip/infusion or by direct injection into a vein, under the supervision of a doctor or a nurse. The dose will depend on what type of infection you have, where it is in the body, and how serious it is. You should keep on taking the injection for as long as you have been prescribed, even if your symptoms quickly improve. If you stop taking it too early the infection may return or worsen.

Some people may develop side effects like headache, nausea, constipation, diarrhea, anemia, vomiting, and rash. These side effects are usually temporary and go away during treatment as your body adjusts to the medicine. Consult your doctor if these side effects bother you or do not go away.

Before starting treatment with this medicine, you should tell your doctor if you have epilepsy (seizures), liver or kidney problems or if you are allergic to any antibiotic. While using it, you may be advised blood tests to monitor your blood cell count and kidney function. This medicine is generally regarded as safe to use in pregnancy and breastfeeding if prescribed by your doctor.

Uses of Mero Injection

  • Severe bacterial infections

Benefits of Mero Injection

In Severe bacterial infections

Mero 1g Injection belongs to a group of medicines called carbapenem antibiotics. It works by killing bacteria which can cause serious infections. It is a versatile medicine used to treat many different types of bacterial infections such as infections of the brain (meningitis), lungs (pneumonia), abdomen, urinary tract, skin, blood, and heart. This medicine is usually given as an injection by a doctor or nurse.

Mero 1g Injection usually makes you feel better very quickly but you should continue taking it as prescribed even when you feel better to make sure that all bacteria are killed and do not become resistant.

Side effects of Mero Injection

Most side effects do not require any medical attention and disappear as your body adjusts to the medicine. Consult your doctor if they persist or if you’re worried about them

Common side effects of Mero

  • Nausea
  • Vomiting
  • Headache
  • Rash
  • Diarrhea
  • Anemia (low number of red blood cells)
  • Constipation

How to use Mero Injection

Your doctor or nurse will give you this medicine. Kindly do not self administer.

How Mero Injection works

Mero 1g Injection is an antibiotic. It kills bacteria by preventing them from forming the bacterial protective covering (cell wall) which is needed for them to survive.

Safety Advice

Alcohol

SAFE
Consuming alcohol with Mero 1g Injection does not cause any harmful side effects.

Pregnancy

SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Mero 1g Injection is generally considered safe to use during pregnancy. Animal studies have shown low or no adverse effects to the developing baby; however, there are limited human studies.

Breastfeeding

SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Mero 1g Injection is probably safe to use during breastfeeding. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent any significant risk to the baby.

Driving

CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
It is not known whether Mero 1g Injection alters the ability to drive. Do not drive if you experience any symptoms that affect your ability to concentrate and react.

Kidney

CAUTION
Mero 1g Injection should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Mero 1g Injection may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

Liver

SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Mero 1g Injection is safe to use in patients with liver disease. No dose adjustment of Mero 1g Injection is recommended.

What if you forget to take Mero Injection?

If you miss a dose of Mero 1g Injection, please consult your doctor.