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Invanz (ertapenem) and Alcohol / Food Interactions

There is 1 alcohol/food/lifestyle interaction with Invanz (ertapenem):


High Blood Pressure (Hypertension)

Moderate Potential Hazard, High plausibility

ertapenem - sodium

Parenteral ertapenem contains approximately 137 mg (6.0 mEq) of sodium per each gram of ertapenem activity. The sodium content should be considered in patients with conditions that may require sodium restriction, such as congestive heart failure, hypertension, and fluid retention.


  1. "Product Information. Invanz (ertapenem)." Merck & Company Inc, West Point, PA.

Invanz (ertapenem) drug interactions

There are 58 drug interactions with Invanz (ertapenem)

Invanz (ertapenem) disease interactions

There are 5 disease interactions with Invanz (ertapenem) which include:

Drug Interaction Classification

The classifications below are a general guideline only. It is difficult to determine the relevance of a particular drug interaction to any individual given the large number of variables.
Major Highly clinically significant. Avoid combinations; the risk of the interaction outweighs the benefit.
Moderate Moderately clinically significant. Usually avoid combinations; use it only under special circumstances.
Minor Minimally clinically significant. Minimize risk; assess risk and consider an alternative drug, take steps to circumvent the interaction risk and/or institute a monitoring plan.
Unknown No information available.

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Further information

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