|CARBAPEN-M 1 g Injection|
|Each Vial Contains:|
|Meropenem Trihydrate IP eq. to Anhydrous Meropenem||1 g|
|Sodium Carbonate Anhydrous IP eq. to Sodium||90.2 mg|
|DOSAGE AND ADMINISTRATION|
|CARBAPEN-M should be inspected visually for particulate matter and discoloration prior to administration
Intravenous: Adults: 0.5-1 gm CARBAPEN-M IV slowly over 3-5 minutes approximately every 8 hours. CARBAPEN-M can be given by IV infusion over approximately 15-30 minutes.
Children (>3 mths): 10, 20 or 40 mg CARBAPEN-M per kg body-weight as IV infusion every 8 hours depending on the site and severity of infection. Maximum dose should not exceed 2 g every 8 hours.
Pediatric patients weighing 50 kg or more should be advocated 0.5, 1 and 2 g dose 8 hourly as IV bolus (5-20 ml over 3-5 minutes) or IV infusion (over 15-30 minutes).
|Twin pack: Vial & srterile water for injection as a diluent.|