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Side effect(s) of Meropenem

Read the side effects of Meropenem as described in the medical literature. In case of any doubt consult your doctor or pharmacist.

Body as a Whole- Pain, abdominal pain, chest pain, fever, back pain, abdominal enlargement, chills and pelvic pain.

Heart- Heart failure, heart arrest, fast/slow heart rate, high/low blood pressure, heart attack, blood clot in lungs and fainting.

Gastrointestinal- Oral infection, loss of appetite, indigestion and intestinal obstruction.

Blood- Anemia and increased blood volume.

Metabolic- Peripheral edema and poor oxygen supply.

Central Nervous System - Sleeplessness, agitation, confusion, dizziness, seizure, tingling, hallucinations, drowsiness, anxiety, depression and weakness.

Respiratory - Respiratory disorder, difficulty in breathing, wheezing, pleural effusion, asthma, cough increased and lung swelling.

Skin - Hives, sweating and skin ulcer.

Genitourinary- Painful urination, kidney failure, vaginal infection and urinary incontinence.

Liver- Jaundice and liver failure.

Potentially Fatal- Anaphylaxis and Stevens-Johnsons sydrome.



Other Precautions : *Long term or repeated use of this medication may cause secondary infection.

Drug Name : Meropenem

Meropenem(Merrem IV) generic is a carbapenem antibiotic, prescribed for bacterial infections like skin and skin structure infections, bacterial meningitis, serious nosocomial infections like septicaemia, febrile neutropenia, intraabdominal and pelvic infections. The medication inhibits cell wall synthesis in bacteria, and thereby leading to cell death.
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