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Merosure O ER 300 Tablet 6's

Manufacturer/Marketer

Alkem Laboratories Ltd

Composition

FAROPENEM-300MG

Consume Type

ORAL

In Stock

Prescription Required
Product Details

About Merosure O ER 300 Tablet 6's

Merosure O ER 300 Tablet 6's belongs to a class of drugs called beta-lactam antibiotics used in the treatment of several bacterial infections of the urinary tract, respiratory tract, skin, ears, nose, and gynecological infections. Bacterial infection is a condition in which harmful bacteria grow in the body and cause infection. It can infect any part of the body and multiply very quickly.

Merosure O ER 300 Tablet 6's contains Faropenem, an antibiotic that kills bacteria (bactericidal)  by inhibiting the formation of the bacterial cell wall (a protective covering) that is necessary for their survival.

Take Merosure O ER 300 Tablet 6's as prescribed. Your doctor will advise you on how often you take your tablets based on your medical condition. In some cases, you may experience nausea, diarrhoea, stomach pain, and rash. Most of these side effects of Merosure O ER 300 Tablet 6's do not require medical attention and gradually resolve over time. However, if the side effects persist or worsen, please consult your doctor.

If you are known to be allergic to Merosure O ER 300 Tablet 6's or any other medicines, please tell your doctor. If you are pregnant or breastfeeding, please inform your doctor before taking Merosure O ER 300 Tablet 6's. If you have kidney problems, a family history of atopy (tendency to develop allergic reactions), glucose-galactose malabsorption, Lapp lactase deficiency, or galactose intolerance, inform your doctor before taking Merosure O ER 300 Tablet 6's. Merosure O ER 300 Tablet 6's may cause vitamin K or vitamin B deficiency in some patients, especially in older people and in patients with poor oral intake. However, consult your doctor if you notice symptoms such as bleeding easily, loss of appetite, swelling of the tongue, or stomatitis (swelling and sores in the mouth).

Uses of Merosure O ER 300 Tablet 6's

Bacterial infections

Medicinal Benefits

Merosure O ER 300 Tablet 6's is a broad-spectrum antibiotic that acts against both aerobic (grow in the presence of oxygen) and anaerobic (grow in the absence of oxygen) gram-negative and gram-positive bacteria. Merosure O ER 300 Tablet 6's is used in the treatment of several bacterial infections of the urinary tract, respiratory tract, skin, ears, nose, and gynecological infections. Merosure O ER 300 Tablet 6's inhibits the formation of the bacterial cell wall (a protective covering) that is necessary for their survival. Thereby, kills bacteria.

Directions for Use

Take Merosure O ER 300 Tablet 6's irrespective of food or as advised by the doctor. Swallow it as a whole with a glass of water. Do not crush, chew or break it.

Storage

Store in a cool and dry place away from sunlight

Side Effects of Merosure O ER 300 Tablet 6's

  • Nausea
  • Diarrhoea
  • Stomach pain
  • Rash

In-Depth Precautions and Warning

Drug Warnings

Regular monitoring of kidney and liver functioning is recommended while taking Merosure O ER 300 Tablet 6's. If you are a breastfeeding or pregnant woman, please consult a doctor before taking Merosure O ER 300 Tablet 6's. If you notice blood in stools or have severe stomach pain with diarrhoea, contact your doctor immediately. Merosure O ER 300 Tablet 6's may cause vitamin K or vitamin B deficiency in some patients especially in elderly people and in patients with poor oral intake. However, consult your doctor if you notice symptoms such as bleeding easily, loss of appetite, swelling of the tongue, or stomatitis (swelling and sores in the mouth). If you have kidney problems, family history of atopy (tendency to develop allergic reactions), glucose-galactose malabsorption, Lapp lactase deficiency, or galactose intolerance, inform your doctor before taking Merosure O ER 300 Tablet 6's.

Drug Interactions

Drug-Drug Interaction: Merosure O ER 300 Tablet 6's may have interaction with water pills (furosemide), antibiotics (imipenem + cilastatin sodium).

Drug- Food Interaction: No interactions found.

Drug-Disease Interaction: If you have kidney problems, family history of atopy (tendency to develop allergic reactions), glucose-galactose malabsorption, the Lapp lactase deficiency or galactose intolerance, inform your doctor before taking Merosure O ER 300 Tablet 6's.

Drug-Drug Interactions Checker List:

  • FUROSEMIDE
  • IMIPENEM+CILASTATIN
  • Safety Advice

    • Safety Warning

      Alcohol

      caution

      Interaction of alcohol with Merosure O ER 300 Tablet 6's is unknown. Please consult a doctor before consuming alcohol while using Merosure O ER 300 Tablet 6's.

    • Safety Warning

      Pregnancy

      caution

      The safety of Merosure O ER 300 Tablet 6's in pregnant women is unknown. Therefore, it is given to pregnant women only if doctor thinks benefits outweigh risks.

    • Safety Warning

      Breast Feeding

      caution

      Merosure O ER 300 Tablet 6's is excreted in human milk. Therefore, it is given to breastfeeding mothers only if doctor thinks benefits are greater than risks.

    • Safety Warning

      Driving

      caution

      The effect of Merosure O ER 300 Tablet 6's on driving is unknown. So, drive only if you are alert after taking Merosure O ER 300 Tablet 6's.

    • Safety Warning

      Liver

      caution

      Take Merosure O ER 300 Tablet 6's with caution, especially if you have a history of Liver diseases/conditions. The dose may be adjusted by your doctor as required.

    • Safety Warning

      Kidney

      caution

      Take Merosure O ER 300 Tablet 6's with caution, especially if you have a history of Kidney diseases/conditions. The dose may be adjusted by your doctor as required.

    • Safety Warning

      Children

      unsafe

      Merosure O ER 300 Tablet 6's is not recommended for children as the safety and effectiveness were not established.

    Habit Forming

    No

    Diet & Lifestyle Advise

    • Take probiotics after completing the full course of Merosure O ER 300 Tablet 6's to restore some healthy bacteria in the intestines that may have been killed. Taking probiotics after antibiotic treatment can reduce the risk of antibiotic-associated diarrhoea. Certain fermented foods like cheese, yoghurt, kombucha, sauerkraut and kimchi can help to restore the good bacteria of intestine.
    • Include fibre rich foods, as it can be easily digested by your gut bacteria, which helps stimulate their growth. Thus, fibre rich foods may help restore healthy gut bacteria after a course of antibiotics. Whole grains such as whole-grain bread, brown rice should be included in your diet.
    • Make sure you drink plenty of water or other fluids every day while you are taking Merosure O ER 300 Tablet 6's.

    Special Advise

    If you are suffering from rare hereditary problems of Lapp lactase deficiency, galactose intolerance or glucose-galactose malabsorption, avoid taking Merosure O ER 300 Tablet 6's as it contains lactose.

    Other Information (MER0411)

    This item is Not Returnable.

    Expires on or after - Sep-23

    Patients Concern

    Disease/Condition Glossary

    Bacterial infection: It is a condition in which harmful bacteria grow in the body and cause infection. It can target any part of the body and multiply very quickly. Bacteria come in three basic shapes namely spherical, rod, or spiral-shaped. Bacteria may be gram-positive (have thick cell walls) or gram-negative (do not have cell walls). Appropriate tests are done to identify bacterial strains and based on the results, proper medication is prescribed. Some common symptoms of bacterial infection include cough, fever, and tiredness.

    FAQs

    Yes, Merosure O ER 300 Tablet 6's may cause diarrhoea as a common side effect. However, if the condition persists, worsens with severe stomach pain or if you notice blood in stools, please consult a doctor.

    Merosure O ER 300 Tablet 6's may be excreted in breast milk. Therefore, if you are a breastfeeding mother, please inform your doctor before taking Merosure O ER 300 Tablet 6's so that the doctor prescribes Merosure O ER 300 Tablet 6's only if benefits outweigh risks.

    Yes, Merosure O ER 300 Tablet 6's may cause vitamin K and vitamin B deficiency in some patients, especially in older people and in patients with poor oral intake. It is not necessary for everyone taking Merosure O ER 300 Tablet 6's to experience this side effect. However, if you notice symptoms such as. However, if you notice symptoms such as bleeding easily, loss of appetite, swelling of the tongue or stomatitis (swelling and sores in the mouth), please consult your doctor.

    No, you are not recommended to take Merosure O ER 300 Tablet 6's with furosemide as co-administration of these two medicines may increase the risk of kidney toxicity. However, please consult your doctor before taking Merosure O ER 300 Tablet 6's with other medicines.

    No, you are not recommended to stop taking Merosure O ER 300 Tablet 6's without consulting your doctor as it may worsen the infection or cause recurring symptoms. Therefore, take Merosure O ER 300 Tablet 6's for as long as your doctor has prescribed it and if you experience any difficulty while taking Merosure O ER 300 Tablet 6's, please consult your doctor.

    PRODUCT SUBSTITUTES

    Merosure O ER 300 Tablet 6's

    Country Of Origin

    India

    Manufacturer/Marketer address

    Alkem Laboratories Limited, Devashish Building, Alkem House, Senapati Bapat Road, Lower Parel, Mumbai - 400 013.

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    Provide Delivery Location

    Strip

    1

    6 Tablet in 1 Strip