Invanz 1gm (Ertapenem) is a prescription drug used to treat serious bacterial infections and also prevents infection after surgery of the colon or rectum. It works by damaging the bacterial protective covering that is required for its survival in the human body and thereby kills bacteria causing infection.
Manufacturer : Merck & Co., Inc.
Strengths available : 1gm Injection
Storage : Store at temperature below 25 °C
Dosage : INVANZ may be administered by intravenous infusion for up to 14 days or intramuscular injection for up to 7 days. When administered intravenously, INVANZ should be infused over a period of 30 minutes. Intramuscular administration of INVANZ may be used as an alternative to intravenous administration in the treatment of those infections for which intramuscular therapy is appropriate.
Common side effects are Nausea, Vomiting, Seizure.