Description and Brand Names

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US Brand Name

  1. Merrem IV


Meropenem injection is used to treat infections caused by bacteria. It works by killing the bacteria or preventing their growth. This medicine will not work for colds, flu, or other virus infections.

This medicine is to be given only by or under the direct supervision of your doctor.

Once a medicine has been approved for marketing for a certain use, experience may show that it is also useful for other medical problems. Although these uses are not included in product labeling, meropenem is used in certain patients with the following medical condition:

  • Febrile neutropenia (treatment).

This product is available in the following dosage forms:

  • Powder for Solution