Description

GENEM INJECTION

The anti-bacterial component of GENEM is Meropenem, a carbapenem. Meropenem is indicated for the treatment of the following infections in adults and children over 3 months of age.
A dose of up to 2 g three times daily in adults and adolescents and a dose of up to 40 mg/kg three times daily in children may be particularly appropriate.

Composition

Each vial of GENEM 0.5 G contains:
Sterile Meropenem Trihydrate USP equivalent to
Anhydrous Meropenem ………………………… 500 mg
Sterile Sodium Carbonate USP equivalent to
Sodium ………………………….……………… 45.1 mg

Each vial of GENEM 1 G contains:
Sterile Meropenem Trihydrate USP equivalent to
Anhydrous Meropenem ………………………… 1 g
Sterile Sodium Carbonate USP equivalent to
Sodium ………………………….…………… 90.2 g

Indications:
Genem (Meropenem) is indicated for the treatment of the following infections in adults and children over 3 months of age:

  • Severe pneumonia, including hospital and ventilator-associated pneumonia
  • Broncho-pulmonary infections in cystic fibrosis
  • Complicated urinary tract infections
  • Complicated intra-abdominal infections
  • Intra- and post-partum infections
  • Complicated skin and soft tissue infections
  • Acute bacterial meningitis

METHOD OF ADMINISTRATION:
After Reconstitution, Genem (Meropenem) is administered by Intravenous bolus injection within three hours following reconstitution or Intravenous infusion administration within one hour following reconstitution.

PRESENTATION:
1 vial of Genem 0.5 g/ 1 g (Dry powder for injection)

SHELF LIFE
30 months from the date of manufacturing.

STORAGE
Store below 30°C. Protect from light. Keep out of reach of children.