Ertapenem

Overview

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Primary Characterstics

Indications

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Pharmacokinetics

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Contraindications

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Drug Interactions

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Side Effects

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Dosage

Ertapenem's dosage details are as follows:
Dose Single Dose Frequency Route Instructions

Adult Dosage

1 g1 (1)24 hourlyIVFor Infection Prophylaxis: Prophylaxis of surgical site infection following elective colorectal surgery:Should be given one hour prior to surgical incision
1 g1 (1)24 hourlyIV/IMFor Intraabdominal Infection: Should be given for 5 to 14 days
1 g1 (1)24 hourlyIV/IMFor Pelvic Infections: for 3 to 10 days
1 g1 (1)24 hourlyIV/IMFor Pyelonephritis: The recommended total duration of antibiotic treatment is 10 to 14 days, which includes a possible conversion to oral therapy after at least 3 days of parenteral therapy and once clinical improvement occurs.
1 g1 (1)24 hourlyIV/IMFor Urinary Tract Infection: The recommended total duration of antibiotic treatment is 10 to 14 days, which includes a possible conversion to oral therapy after at least 3 days of parenteral therapy and once clinical improvement occurs.

Paedriatic Dosage (20kg)

No data regarding the Paedriatic dosage details of Ertapenem is available.

Neonatal Dosage (3kg)

No data regarding the neonatal dosage details of Ertapenem is available.

High Risk Groups

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Warning / Precautions

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Storage Conditions

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Interference in Pathology

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Brands / Trade Names of Ertapenem

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Manufacturers of Ertapenem in Pakistan

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