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CARBAPEN® – M Injection

COMPOSITION
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).

HOW SUPPLIED
Twin pack: Vial & srterile water for injection as a diluent.