Table of contents:
- What is Biapenem
- Warning Before Using Biapenem
- Dosage and Instructions for Use Biapenem
- How to Use Biapenem Correctly
- Interaction of Biapenem with Other Drugs
- Side Effects and Dangers of Biapenem
Biapenem is an antibiotic drug to treat various infectious diseases, such as sepsis, pneumonia, to lung abscess. This drug is a broad-spectrum antibiotic that can treat gram-negative and gram-positive bacterial infections
Biapenem works by inhibiting the formation of bacterial cell walls, so that bacteria stop growing and eventually die. Biapenem is one of the newest types of carbapenem antibiotics. Please note that this drug cannot be used to treat viral infections.
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What is Biapenem
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It is not known whether Biapenem is absorbed into breast milk or not. If you are breastfeeding, do not use this medicine without consulting your doctor first.
Warning Before Using Biapenem
The following are some things you should pay attention to before using biapenem:
- Tell your doctor about any allergies you have. Biapenem should not be given to patients who are allergic to this drug, other carbapenem drugs, penicillins, or cephalosporins.
- Tell your doctor if you have or have had asthma, urticaria, epilepsy, seizures, or severe kidney disease.
- Tell your doctor if you plan to vaccinate with a live vaccine, such as the typhoid vaccine, while on treatment with biapenem.
- Tell your doctor if you are pregnant, breastfeeding, or planning a pregnancy.
- Tell your doctor if you are taking certain medications, supplements or herbal products.
- See a doctor immediately if you experience an allergic reaction to the drug or an overdose after taking biapenem.
Dosage and Instructions for Use Biapenem
The usual dose of biapenem to treat bacterial infections in adults is 1.2 grams per day given by infusion into a vein (intravenous/IV) for 30–60 minutes. The next dose will be determined according to the patient's condition and response. The maximum dose is 1.2 grams per day.
How to Use Biapenem Correctly
Biapenem will be given directly at the hospital by a doctor or medical personnel under the supervision of a doctor. Follow the doctor's advice before, during, and after biapenem injection.
This drug is given by intravenous (IV) infusion. During treatment using biapenem, the doctor will monitor the patient's condition.
Interaction of Biapenem with Other Drugs
The effect of drug interactions that can occur if biapenem is used with other drugs is a decrease in the effectiveness of valproic acid in treating seizures, thereby increasing the risk of recurrence or recurrence of seizures.
To prevent drug interactions, always tell your doctor if you are taking certain medications, supplements or herbal products.
Side Effects and Dangers of Biapenem
Some of the side effects that can occur after using biapenem are:
- Skin rash
Report to your doctor if the side effects mentioned above don't get better or get worse. Report to your doctor immediately if you experience an allergic reaction to the drug which can be characterized by symptoms such as an itchy skin rash, swelling of the eyelids or lips, or difficulty breathing.