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Dr. Brad Goldenberg
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Merrem Iv (Overview)

Merrem IV is a carbapenem which is a kind of anti-bacterial drug (antibiotic and antimicrobial).


Dr. Brad Goldenberg
11 doctors shared insights

Merrem Iv (Overview)

Merrem IV is a carbapenem which is a kind of anti-bacterial drug (antibiotic and antimicrobial).


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I just had IV solumedrol (methylprednisolone) twice..once in two days for chikungunya..What are the odds of me getting serious side effects??? They gave it with glucose..

I just had IV solumedrol (methylprednisolone) twice..once in two days for chikungunya..What are the odds of me getting serious side effects??? They gave it with glucose..

Not likely: If you did not have any immediate side effects from the solumedrol (methylprednisolone) (like steroid psychosis), then your chances of having serious side effects are small after just two doses. Most of the serious side effects from steroids occur after long term use. ...Read more

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Peritonitis, tried zosyn (piperacillin and tazobactam) and now meropenem, white blood count still high and no change in numbers. How long till it starts working?

Peritonitis, tried zosyn (piperacillin and tazobactam) and now meropenem, white blood count still high and no change in numbers. How long till it starts working?

See below: Your antibiotic treatment for bacterial peritonitis has been appropriate. You should have a repeat ct scan of the abdomen and pelvis to look for an undrained abscess that can be drained and cultured. Knowing the cause of the peritonitis and the diagnostic studies to date would be important in determining treatment recommendations. Hope you get better soon. ...Read more

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Please help! what happens when someone has a drug overdose?

Please help! what happens when someone has a drug overdose?

That depends on: How serious it is and what drugs or medications were taken. Overdoses are often treated initially in an emergency room. The person is monitored and often they have intravenous fluids. If they stopped breathing - a tube can be inserted to assist with breathing. Sometimes they are given charcoal to absorb the drugs and sometimes their stomach is "pumped". They may need to be given medications. ...Read more

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Is there are indications for combine meropenem and ceftriaxone?

Is there are indications for combine meropenem and ceftriaxone?

Yes: It depends on the type and location of infection. Many times, it is used for resistant infections, those with multiple types of bacteria, or deep infections (like in the abdomen). ...Read more

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Is meropenem act on listeria monocytogene?

Is meropenem act on listeria monocytogene?

Possibly: Since this germ responds so well to cheaper meds like ampicillin, there is little work looking at use of such an expensive broad spectrum antibiotic. Its broad beta lactam activity makes it likely effective, but there are strains of germs that selectively produce carbapenemase enzymes and inactivate the drug. ...Read more

Dr. Corey Clay
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Meropenem (Definition)

Meropenem is a carbapenem which is a kind of anti-bacterial ...Read more