COMPOSITION: – MEROPENEM 1000 MG
PACKING: – VIAL
It is a carbapenem antibiotic active against broad spectrum of bacteria both gram positive and negative. Unlike other antibiotics, Meropenem acts by penetrating the cell wall of the bacteria and interrupting the growth of major cell wall components leading to cell death.
PHARMACODYNAMICS: – The main action of meropenem is to inhibit bactericidal activity by preventing the formation of cell wall. Meropenem acts against both gram negative and gram positive bacteria’s, the drug is potential to penetrate the cell wall bacterias to reach penicillin-binding- protein (PBP) targets.
As stated above the drug has a broad spectrum against gram positive and gram negative bacterias, so is its uses. It is indicated for: –