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Invanz Patient Information including If I Miss a Dose
In this Article
- What is ertapenem (Invanz)?
- What are the possible side effects of ertapenem (Invanz)?
- What is the most important information I should know about ertapenem (Invanz)?
- What should I discuss with my healthcare provider before using ertapenem (Invanz)?
- How should I use ertapenem (Invanz)?
- What happens if I miss a dose (Invanz)?
- What happens if I overdose (Invanz)?
- What should I avoid while using ertapenem (Invanz)?
- What other drugs will affect ertapenem (Invanz)?
- Where can I get more information?
What happens if I miss a dose (Invanz)?
Use the missed dose as soon as you remember. Skip the missed dose if it is almost time for your next scheduled dose. Do not use extra medicine to make up the missed dose.
What happens if I overdose (Invanz)?
Seek emergency medical attention or call the Poison Help line at 1-800-222-1222.
Overdose symptoms may include nausea, diarrhea, or dizziness.
What should I avoid while using ertapenem (Invanz)?
Antibiotic medicines can cause diarrhea, which may be a sign of a new infection. If you have diarrhea that is watery or bloody, stop using ertapenem and call your doctor. Do not use anti-diarrhea medicine unless your doctor tells you to.
What other drugs will affect ertapenem (Invanz)?
Tell your doctor about all other medicines you use, especially:
- divalproex (Depakote);
- valproic acid (Depakene); or
- probenecid (Benemid).
This list is not complete and other drugs may interact with ertapenem. Tell your doctor about all medications you use. This includes prescription, over-the-counter, vitamin, and herbal products. Do not start a new medication without telling your doctor.
Where can I get more information?
Your pharmacist can provide more information about ertapenem.
Remember, keep this and all other medicines out of the reach of children, never share your medicines with others, and use this medication only for the indication prescribed.
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Additional Invanz Information
- Invanz Drug Interactions Center: ertapenem inj
- Invanz Side Effects Center
- Invanz Overview including Precautions
- Invanz FDA Approved Prescribing Information including Dosage
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