Invanz Lyophilisate For Solution For Injection 1G Drug Medication Dosage Information
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Invanz: Lyophilisate for solution for injection (1g)

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Invanz 1g Pwd for Inj
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Invanz 1g Pwd for Inj

What is this Medicine?

ERTAPENEM (er ta PEN em) is a carbapenem antibiotic. It is used to treat certain kinds of bacterial infections. It will not work for colds, flu, or other viral infections.

CVS Pharmacy Patient Statistics for Invanz: Lyophilisate for solution for injection(1g)
Generic vs. Brand Name Usage*
*Brand contains same active ingredient but may not represent FDA-approved generic equivalent
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Invanz 1g Powder for Injection

NDC: 000063843
  • Prescription Required
  • Not a Controlled Drug
    (CSA Schedule)
  • FDA Approved




FDA approved for the following conditions:
Bacteremia, Gynecologic Infections, Pyelonephritis, Intraabdominal Infections, Skin And Skin Structure Infections, Endomyometritis, Urinary Tract Infection (UTI), Diabetic Foot Ulcer, Surgical Infection Prophylaxis, Community-acquired Pneumonia

Storage Information
Reconstituted product may be stored for 24 hours under refrigeration (41 degrees F) and used within 4 hours after removal from refrigeration
Reconstituted product may be stored at room temperature (77 degrees F) for use within 6 hours
Store unreconstituted product at or below 77 degrees F
Protect from freezing
Invanz 1g Powder for Injection

Reported Side Effects for Invanz 1g Powder for Injection

Increased Blood Sugar Incidence:
>0.1%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Blood In The Urine Incidence:
>0.1%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Intestinal Bleeding Incidence:
>0.1%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: DELAYED
Difficulty Swallowing Incidence:
>0.1%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Lack Of Heartbeat Incidence:
>0.1%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: RAPID
Inability To Urinate Incidence:
>0.1%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: DELAYED
Balance Problems Incidence:
>0.1%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Rapid Heart Rate Incidence:
>0.1%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: EARLY
Feeling Sick Incidence:
>0.1%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Hives Incidence:
>0.1%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: RAPID
Retaining Urine Incidence:
>0.1%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: EARLY
Shaking Incidence:
>0.1%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Mouth Ulcers Incidence:
>0.1%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Pseudomembranous Colitis Incidence:
>0.1%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Fluid Around The Lungs Incidence:
>0.1%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: DELAYED
Flushing Incidence:
>0.1%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: RAPID
Back Pain Incidence:
>0.1%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Skin Redness Incidence:
>0.1%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: EARLY
Metallic Taste Incidence:
>0.1%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Bruise Incidence:
>0.1%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: EARLY
Coughing Up Blood Incidence:
>0.1%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Chills Incidence:
>0.1%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: RAPID
Chest Pain Incidence:
>0.1%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: EARLY
Low Kidney Function Incidence:
>0.1%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: DELAYED
Weakness Incidence:
>0.1%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Hiccups Incidence:
>0.1%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Fainting Incidence:
>0.1%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Pyloric Stenosis Incidence:
>0.1%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: DELAYED
Inflamed Pancreas Incidence:
>0.1%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: DELAYED
Yellow Skin Incidence:
>0.1%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Hypoesthesia Incidence:
>0.1%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
High Sodium Levels Incidence:
>0.1%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Gout Incidence:
>0.1%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Inflamed Stomach Incidence:
>0.1%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Gas Incidence:
>0.1%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Tired Incidence:
>0.1%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Throat Inflammation Incidence:
>0.1%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Nose Bleed Incidence:
>0.1%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Rapid Heart Rate Incidence:
>0.1%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: RAPID
Upset Stomach Incidence:
>0.1%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Weight Loss Incidence:
>0.1%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Depression Incidence:
>0.1%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Gallstones Incidence:
>0.1%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Suddenly Stopped Heart Incidence:
>0.1%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: EARLY
Yeast Infection Incidence:
>0.1%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Slow Heart Beat Incidence:
>0.1%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: RAPID
Irregular Heart Beat Incidence:
>0.1%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: EARLY
Nervousness Incidence:
>0.1%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Decreased Appetite Incidence:
>0.1%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Angioedema Incidence:
>0.1%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: RAPID
High Blood Pressure Incidence:
>0.1%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: EARLY
Low Potassium Levels Incidence:
>0.1%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
High Potassium Level Incidence:
>0.1%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: DELAYED
Excessive Sweating Incidence:
>0.1%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Paresthesias Incidence:
>0.1%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
High Bilirubin Level Incidence:
>0.1%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Hemorrhoids Incidence:
>0.1%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Bowel Obstruction Incidence:
>0.1%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: DELAYED
Mouth Sores Incidence:
>0.1%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Heart Failure Incidence:
>0.1%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: DELAYED
Decreased Urination Incidence:
>0.1%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: EARLY
Irritated Blood Vessels Incidence:
>0.1%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: RAPID
Sore Throat Incidence:
>0.1%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Injection Site Reaction Incidence:
0.2-7.1%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: RAPID
Cough Incidence:
0.2-4.4%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Joint Pain Incidence:
>0.5%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Blood Clot In Lung Incidence:
>0.5%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: DELAYED
Runny Nose Incidence:
>0.5%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Wheezing Incidence:
>0.5%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: RAPID
Wound Dehiscence Incidence:
>0.5%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: DELAYED
Brain Attack Incidence:
>0.5%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: EARLY
Convulsions Incidence:
0.5%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: DELAYED
Painful Urination Incidence:
>0.5%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: EARLY
Dry Mouth Incidence:
>0.5%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Low Body Temperature Incidence:
>0.5%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Rhinitis Incidence:
>0.5%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Increased Urination Incidence:
>0.5%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Bleeding Incidence:
>0.5%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: EARLY
Upset Stomach Incidence:
0.6-8.5%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Elevated Hepatic Enzymes Incidence:
0.6-8.8%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Lightheadedness Incidence:
0.6-2.1%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Drowsiness Incidence:
0.6-5.1%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Infection Incidence:
0.6-6.5%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Stomach Pain Incidence:
0.6-4.7%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Inability To Sleep Incidence:
0.6-3.2%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Itching Incidence:
0.6-2.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: RAPID
Shortness Of Breath Incidence:
1.0-2.6%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: EARLY
Low Blood Pressure Incidence:
1.0-2.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: RAPID
Vaginal Infection Incidence:
1.4-3.3%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Intestinal Blockage Incidence:
2.1%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: DELAYED
Vomiting Incidence:
2.1-10.2%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Headache Incidence:
2.2-6.8%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Skin Rash Incidence:
2.3-2.9%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Fever Incidence:
2.3-5.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Constipation Incidence:
2.3-4.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Swelling Incidence:
2.9-3.4%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Confusion Incidence:
3.3-5.1%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: EARLY
Distressed Incidence:
3.3-5.1%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Loose Stools Incidence:
5.5-11.7%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Anemia Incidence:
5.7%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
*This is an approximate aggregated range of reported side effects from clinical studies performed on this drug. Your experience with this drug may be different.
Pregnancy & Lactation Information
FIRST Trimester

Class B - Animal studies have revealed no evidence of harm to the fetus, however, there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women. OR Animal studies have shown an adverse effect, but adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women have failed to demonstrate a risk to the fetus in any trimester.

SECOND Trimester

Class B - Animal studies have revealed no evidence of harm to the fetus, however, there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women. OR Animal studies have shown an adverse effect, but adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women have failed to demonstrate a risk to the fetus in any trimester.

THIRD Trimester

Class B - Animal studies have revealed no evidence of harm to the fetus, however, there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women. OR Animal studies have shown an adverse effect, but adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women have failed to demonstrate a risk to the fetus in any trimester.

Lactation

Compatible - This drug is generally safe to take by nursing mothers.


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