Ertacrit from Cipla contains Ertapenam sodium
Below are some of the details of Ertapenam sodium(generic)
Ertapenam sodium, an anti-bacterial drug, is indicated for the treatment of drug-resistant, susceptible bacterial infections including of complicated intra-abdominal infections due to Bacteroides thetaiotamicron, Clostridium clostridioforme, Bacteroides fragilis, Bacteroides ovatus, Escherichia coli, Eubacterium lentum, Bacteroides distasonis and Peptostreptococcus spps. Ertapenem sodium is prescribed for the treatment of complicated skin and skin structure infections including non-osteomyelitis diabetic foot infections due Escherichia coli, Prevotella bivia, Methicillin-susceptible Staphylococcus aureus, Klebsiella pneumonia, Bacteroides fragilis, Peptostreptococcus spps and Porphyromonas asaccharolytica.
Ertapenem sodium is also prescribed for the treatment of Streptococcus pneumoniae induced community-acquired pneumonia with co-infections including Hemophilus influenza and/or Moraxella catarrhalis. Ertapenem can be considered for the treatment of complicated UTI including pyelonephritis due to Klebsiella pneumoniae and/or E. coli. Acute pelvic infections due to post-operative gynaecological infections, postpartum endomyometritis and septic abortions due to S. agalacitae, Prevotella bivia, E. coli, Bacteroides fragilis and Porphyromonas asaccharolytica can be treated by Ertapenem sodium.
Ertapenem sodium is prescribed for prophylaxis of elective, colorectal surgical site sepsis.