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Invanz 1gm Injection 1's

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Composition

ERTAPENEM-1GM

Manufacturer/Marketer

Msd Pharmaceuticals Pvt Ltd

Consume Type

PARENTERAL

Return Policy

Not Returnable

Expires on or after

Apr-24

Product Details

About Invanz 1gm Injection 1's

Invanz 1gm Injection 1's belongs to a class of medications called ‘antibiotics’ used to treat bacterial infections. It can be used to treat intra-abdominal (stomach) infections, skin infections such as diabetic foot infections, community-acquired pneumonia (lung infection), and acute (short-term) gynaecological infections such as urinary tract infections and pelvic infections. It is also used to prevent surgical site infections in patients who have undergone surgery on the colon or rectum.

Invanz 1gm Injection 1's contains ‘Ertapenem’, which belongs to the class of ‘carbapenem antibiotics. It has bactericidal action and kills the bacteria that are causing the infection. It works by destroying the cell wall (outer layer of the bacteria), which is essential for its survival. Invanz 1gm Injection 1's does not work against infections caused by viruses.

Invanz 1gm Injection 1's is available in the form of injection and infusion. You should take this medicine exactly as prescribed by your doctor. The common side-effects of Invanz 1gm Injection 1's are nausea, vomiting, diarrhoea, headache, and injection site pain. These side effects are usually mild and temporary. However, if these side effects persist or worsen, inform your doctor immediately.

Do not take Invanz 1gm Injection 1's if you are allergic to ‘Ertapenem’ or antibiotics such as penicillins, cephalosporins, and carbapenems. Before taking Invanz 1gm Injection 1's, inform your doctor if you have diarrhoea, brain disorders such as seizures (fits), have been taking valproic acid medicine for treating seizures, have kidney failure, and be on a controlled sodium diet. Also, inform your doctor if you are pregnant or breastfeeding. Do not use Invanz 1gm Injection 1's in children below 2 years of age. In the elderly, dosage adjustments may not be necessary except in patients with kidney failure. Invanz 1gm Injection 1's may not interact with alcohol. Invanz 1gm Injection 1's may cause dizziness (less common), so do not drive or operate heavy machinery if you feel dizzy.

Uses of Invanz 1gm Injection 1's

Bacterial Infections (Intra-abdominal infections, Diabetic foot infections, Community-acquired pneumonia, Urinary tract infections, Pelvic infections, etc.)

Medicinal Benefits

Invanz 1gm Injection 1's contains ‘Ertapenem’, which belongs to the class of ‘carbapenem antibiotics. It is used in the treatment of high-risk or serious bacterial infections. Ertapenem has bactericidal action and works by killing the bacteria causing the infection. It interferes with the formation of the cell wall, which is essential for the bacteria's survival. It has a broad spectrum of activity and is active against both gram-positive and gram-negative bacteria. It can act against various bacterial strains, such as Enterobacteriaceae (cause infections in healthcare settings), Streptococcus pneumonia (cause community-acquired pneumonia), and anaerobic bacteria, which are common causes of serious infections.

Directions for Use

Invanz 1gm Injection 1's is given by a doctor or a healthcare professional, so do not self-administer. The dose and duration are determined by the doctor based on your health condition.

Storage

Store in a cool and dry place away from sunlight

Side Effects of Invanz 1gm Injection 1's

  • Nausea
  • Vomiting
  • Diarrhoea
  • Headache
  • Stomach pain
  • Injection site pain

In-depth Information

Drug Warnings

Do not take Invanz 1gm Injection 1's for prolonged periods as long-term use may cause superinfection (additional infection caused by other microbes). Invanz 1gm Injection 1's should not be used in patients with diabetic foot infections with ‘osteomyelitis’ (an infection of the bone) as there is no much research regarding the safe use of Invanz 1gm Injection 1's in these populations. Invanz 1gm Injection 1's should be used with caution in patients with brain disorders such as seizures (fits) as it may worsen the condition. If you experience diarrhoea before, during, or after the treatment, do not take self-medication without discussing it with your doctor.  Diarrhoea may also occur due to the inflammation of the colon. Invanz 1gm Injection 1's contains sodium, so it should be used with caution in patients on a sodium-restricted diet. Invanz 1gm Injection 1's may also cause a change in liver function tests, a change in platelet count, and a change in white blood cell count (in children). So, it is essential to monitor these tests if you are taking this medicine frequently.

Drug Interactions

Drug-Drug Interactions: Invanz 1gm Injection 1's may interact with a medication used to treat seizures (valproic acid) and a medication used to treat gout (probenecid).

Drug-Food Interactions: No interactions found.

Drug-Disease Interactions: Invanz 1gm Injection 1's should be used with caution in patients with diarrhoea, brain disorders such as seizures (fits), and kidney failure.

Drug-Drug Interactions Checker List

  • VALPROIC ACID
  • PROBENECID

Habit Forming

No

Diet & Lifestyle Advise

  • Eat healthily. Opt for a balanced and nutrient-rich diet. 
  • Avoid foods rich in calcium, grapefruit, and grapefruit juice, as they might hinder antibiotic absorption.
  • Avoid consumption of alcohol to treat your condition effectively.
  • Avoid usage of tobacco.

Special Advise

Invanz 1gm Injection 1's may cause live bacterial vaccines (such as typhoid vaccine) to not work as well. Do not have any immunizations/vaccinations while using this medication unless your doctor tells you to.

Patients Concern

Disease/Condition Glossary

Intra-abdominal infections: It is a broader term used to describe infections associated with the stomach, intestine, peritoneum (lining of the abdominal wall), or other parts present in the abdomen. It mostly occurs due to a complication of another condition, such as appendicitis, following surgery, or a trauma. Symptoms depend on the organ affected or the site of infection. Common symptoms include nausea, vomiting, abdominal pain, and change in bowel habits. 

Diabetic foot infections: These are major complications of diabetes. In this condition, the skin tissues break down and expose the inner parts of the skin layer. This diabetic foot infection occurs when the diabetes level becomes uncontrollable. It is one of the most common causes of hospitalization among diabetic patients.

Community-acquired pneumonia: It is called community-acquired as this infection is acquired outside the hospital. It is most commonly caused by the bacteria Streptococcus pneumonia. Symptoms include cough, heavy sputum, shortness of breath, fever, and chills. The risk factors are smoking, age above 65 years, alcoholism, and a weak immune system.

Urinary tract infection (UTI): It is an infection in any part of the urinary system- the kidneys, bladder, or urethra. A bladder infection may cause an increased urge to urinate, pelvic pain, pain during urination, and blood in the urine. A kidney infection may cause tenderness and pain in the back, fever, chills, nausea, and vomiting. The causes of UTI include a weak immune system, kidney stones, enlarged prostate, prolonged use of urinary catheters, diabetes, poor bathroom hygiene, sexual activity, and age.

Pelvic infections: It is also called pelvic inflammatory disease (PID). It is a sexually transmitted infection of the female reproductive organs. Symptoms include pelvic pain, fever, and vaginal discharge.

Safety Advice

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Alcohol

Caution

Invanz 1gm Injection 1's may not interact with alcohol. However, it is advised not to consume alcohol as it may interfere with your ability to fight infections.

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Pregnancy

Caution

Invanz 1gm Injection 1's is a category B medicine and may not cause harmful effects on the unborn baby. However, your doctor may prescribe this medicine if the benefits outweigh the risks.

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Breast Feeding

Caution

Invanz 1gm Injection 1's may get secreted in the breast milk. Your doctor may advise you to stop breastfeeding while using this medicine.

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Driving

Caution

Invanz 1gm Injection 1's may cause dizziness in some cases. So, do not drive or operate heavy machinery if you feel dizzy.

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Liver

Safe if prescribed

Invanz 1gm Injection 1's is probably safe when used in patients with liver diseases. However, if you have liver problems, inform your doctor before taking this medicine.

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Kidney

Caution

Invanz 1gm Injection 1's should be used with caution if you have kidney problems. Your doctor may adjust the dose if necessary based on your condition.

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Children

Caution

Invanz 1gm Injection 1's is not recommended for use in children below 2 years of age. Your doctor will decide the dose of Invanz 1gm Injection 1's based on your child's age and condition.

FAQs

How does Invanz 1gm Injection 1's work?

Invanz 1gm Injection 1's contains ‘Ertapenem’, which belongs to the class of ‘carbapenem antibiotics. It has bactericidal action and kills the bacteria that are causing the infection. It works by destroying the cell wall (outer layer of the bacteria), which is essential for its survival.

Does Invanz 1gm Injection 1's cause anemia?

Invanz 1gm Injection 1's may not cause anemia. However, it can lower platelet and white blood cell (WBC) count in some patients. Consult your doctor immediately.

What are the side-effects of Invanz 1gm Injection 1's?

Invanz 1gm Injection 1's may cause side effects such as nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, headache, and injection site pain. These side effects are usually mild and temporary. However, if any of these side effects persist or get severe, consult a doctor immediately.

Does Invanz 1gm Injection 1's treat all types of pneumonia?

Invanz 1gm Injection 1's is used only to treat community-acquired pneumonia. However, it is not used in patients with community-acquired pneumonia associated with osteomyelitis (a bone infection). So, you must inform your doctor about all the symptoms and illnesses you have before using Invanz 1gm Injection 1's.

What are intra-abdominal infections?

intra-abdominal infection is a broader term used to describe infections associated with the stomach, intestine, peritoneum (lining of the abdominal wall), or other parts present in the abdomen. It mostly occurs due to a complication of another condition, such as appendicitis, following surgery, or a trauma. Common symptoms include nausea, vomiting, abdominal pain, and change in bowel habits. 

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Country of origin

France

Manufacturer/Marketer address

Platina, 8th Floor, C.59, G Block, Bandra Kurla Complex, Bandra (East) , Mumbai - 400098,
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