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Meropenem: Drug to Treat Meningitis, Pneumonia, Sepsis and Other Bacterial Infections for Patient Education


Meropenem is a carbapenem antibiotic prescribed for treating bacterial meningitis, complicated skin and structure infections, complicated appendicitis, peritonitis, hospital acquired infections, complicated urinary tract infections, and intra and post-partum infections. It is highly active against Pseudomonas aeruginosa but inactive against methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus and Enterococcus faecium.

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