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Merrem Novaplus (meropenem) and Alcohol / Food Interactions

There is 1 alcohol/food/lifestyle interaction with Merrem Novaplus (meropenem):

Moderate

High Blood Pressure (Hypertension)

Moderate Potential Hazard, High plausibility

meropenem - sodium

Parenteral meropenem is formulated with sodium carbonate to adjust the pH of the reconstituted solution and contains 90.2 mg (3.92 mEq) of sodium per each gram of meropenem 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.

References

  1. "Product Information. Merrem (meropenem)." Zeneca Pharmaceuticals, Wilmington, DE.

Merrem Novaplus (meropenem) drug Interactions

There are 46 drug interactions with Merrem Novaplus (meropenem)

Merrem Novaplus (meropenem) disease Interactions

There are 5 disease interactions with Merrem Novaplus (meropenem) 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.

Do not stop taking any medications without consulting your healthcare provider.

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