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Faropenem, a beta-lactam antibiotic, is prescribed for the treatment of acute bacterial sinusitis, chronic bronchitis, community-acquired pneumonia and uncomplicated skin and skin structure infections. Faropenem is effective against aerobic and anaerobic gram negative and gram positive organisms. Faropenem is classified under extended-spectrum beta-lactamase antibiotic.

Pharmacodynamics

No information available

Pharmacokinetics

No information available

Faropenem Indications / Faropenem Uses

No information available

Faropenem Adverse Reactions / Faropenem Side Effects

Some of the commonly reported adverse events of Faropenem are nausea, rashes, diarrhoea, abdominal pain, loose stools and abnormal bowel movements.

Precautions

Faropenem is contraindicated in patients with history of atopy, diarrhoeal diseases, lower respiratory tract infections, ENT infections, UTI, hypersensitivity to other beta-lactams.

Special Precautions

No information available

Other Drug Interactions

Faropenem may interact with sodium Valproate, imipenem, furosemide and cilastatin.

Other Interactions

No information available

Dosage

The recommended dosage of Faropenem is 150 – 200 mg, thrice daily. Based on the clinical response, the dosage can be increased to 200 – 300 mg, thrice daily.

Food(before/after)

Can be taken before or after food intake

List of Contraindications

Faropenem and Pregnancy

USFDA Pregnancy Category is unknown. However, caution should be exercised before prescribing Faropenem to pregnant women.

Faropenem and Lactation

Nursing mothers should consult a physician before taking Faropenem.

Faropenem and Children

Do not give Faropenem to children, unless prescribed by a pediatrician.

Faropenem and Geriatic

No information available

Faropenem and Other Contraindications

No information available

Storage

No information available

Lab interference

No information available

Faropenem brands in India:

Duonem Duonem-ER Farobact Faronem Farozet Orpenem

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