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Infinem

Meropenem Trihydrate

Short Description

INFINEM is an antibiotic. It fights bacteria in the body. INFINEM is used in the treatment of infections of the abdomen, such as appendicitis and peritonitis,  bacterial meningitis (infection of the lining of the brain), and skin infections. INFINEM may also be used for purposes other than those listed here.

Indications

Intravenous

Intra-abdominal infections

Adult: 1 g 8 hrly via IV inj over approx 3-5 min or infused over approx 15-30 min. Child: ≥3 mth ≤50 kg: 20 mg/kg 8 hrly via IV inj over approx 3-5 min or infused over approx 15-30 min. Max: 1000 mg.

Skin and skin structure infections

Adult: 500 mg 8 hrly via IV inj over approx 3-5 min or infused over approx 15-30 min. Child: ≥3 mth ≤50 kg: 10 mg/kg 8 hrly via IV inj over approx 3-5 min or infused over approx 15-30 min. Max: 500 mg.

Cystic fibrosis, Meningitis

Adult: 2 g 8 hrly infused over approx 15-30 min. Child: ≥3 mth ≤50 kg: 40 mg/kg 8 hrly via IV inj over approx 3-5 min or infused over approx 15-30 min. Max: 2 g.

Susceptible infections

Adult: 0.5-1 g 8 hrly via IV inj over approx 3-5 min or infused over approx 15-30 min. Child: ≥3 mth ≤50 kg: 10 or 20 mg/kg 8 hrly via IV inj over approx 3-5 min or infused over approx 15-30 min.

Specification

Injection

INFINEM Powder for Injection 1 g

  • Each vial contains : Meropenem trihydrate equivalent with Meropenem 1 g

  • Box, 1 Vial @ 1 g

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Systemic Anti Infectives Product