Review: taking Vancomycin hydrochloride and Meropenem together


Summary

Drug interactions are reported among people who take Vancomycin hydrochloride and Meropenem together. This review analyzes the effectiveness and drug interactions between Vancomycin hydrochloride and Meropenem. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 1,980 people who take the same drugs from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.

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Vancomycin Hydrochloride

Vancomycin hydrochloride has active ingredients of vancomycin hydrochloride. It is often used in staphylococcal infection. (latest outcomes from Vancomycin hydrochloride 2,566 users)

Meropenem

Meropenem has active ingredients of meropenem. It is often used in pneumonia. (latest outcomes from Meropenem 5,626 users)

On Aug, 19, 2016

1,980 people who take Vancomycin Hydrochloride, Meropenem are studied.


Number of reports submitted per year:

Vancomycin hydrochloride and Meropenem drug interactions.

Drug effectiveness over time:

Vancomycin Hydrochloride:
  • < 1 month: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 1 - 6 months: 0.0% - (0 of 1 people)
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 2 - 5 years: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 10+ years: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • not specified: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
Meropenem:
  • < 1 month: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 1 - 6 months: 0.0% - (0 of 1 people)
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 2 - 5 years: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 10+ years: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • not specified: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)

Drug effectiveness by gender:

Vancomycin Hydrochloride:
  • female: 0.0% - (0 of 1 people)
  • male: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
Meropenem:
  • female: 0.0% - (0 of 1 people)
  • male: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)

Drug effectiveness by age:

Vancomycin Hydrochloride:
  • 0-1: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 2-9: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 10-19: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 20-29: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 30-39: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 40-49: 0.0% - (0 of 1 people)
  • 50-59: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 60+: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
Meropenem:
  • 0-1: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 2-9: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 10-19: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 20-29: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 30-39: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 40-49: 0.0% - (0 of 1 people)
  • 50-59: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 60+: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)

Most common drug interactions over time *:

< 1 month:
  • pneumonia
  • pyrexia
  • febrile neutropenia
  • diarrhoea
  • sepsis
  • multi-organ failure
  • neutropenia
  • respiratory failure
  • disseminated intravascular coagulation
  • pleural effusion
1 - 6 months:
  • liver disorder
  • chronic graft versus host disease
  • platelet count decreased
  • pneumonia
  • acute graft versus host disease
  • pyrexia
  • toxic epidermal necrolysis
  • pancytopenia
  • engraft failure
  • hepatic function abnormal
6 - 12 months:
  • abnormal loss of weight
  • asthenia
  • contusion
  • depressed level of consciousness
  • tremor
not specified:
  • pyrexia
  • sepsis
  • multi-organ failure
  • renal failure acute
  • pneumonia
  • respiratory failure
  • hypotension
  • neutropenia
  • drug ineffective
  • febrile neutropenia

Most common drug interactions by gender *:

female:
  • pyrexia
  • multi-organ failure
  • sepsis
  • febrile neutropenia
  • pneumonia
  • neutropenia
  • diarrhoea
  • respiratory failure
  • pleural effusion
  • renal failure acute
male:
  • pyrexia
  • sepsis
  • pneumonia
  • multi-organ failure
  • renal failure acute
  • hypotension
  • febrile neutropenia
  • respiratory failure
  • diarrhoea
  • neutropenia

Most common drug interactions by age *:

0-1:
  • pyrexia
  • respiratory arrest
  • multi-organ failure
  • chloroma
  • hydrocephalus
  • respiratory failure
  • sepsis
  • convulsion
  • drug ineffective
  • pleural effusion
2-9:
  • pyrexia
  • diarrhoea
  • respiratory failure
  • vomiting
  • headache
  • nausea
  • somnolence
  • abdominal pain
  • pancreatitis
  • vision blurred
10-19:
  • pyrexia
  • neutropenia
  • diarrhoea
  • pneumonia
  • hypertension
  • septic shock
  • cystitis haemorrhagic
  • engraft failure
  • drug ineffective
  • hepatic function abnormal
20-29:
  • renal failure
  • pyrexia
  • respiratory failure
  • multi-organ failure
  • venoocclusive liver disease
  • infection
  • staphylococcal sepsis
  • brain stem haemorrhage
  • circulatory collapse
  • fungaemia
30-39:
  • pyrexia
  • sepsis
  • neutropenia
  • hypotension
  • multi-organ failure
  • pulmonary embolism
  • renal failure acute
  • anaemia
  • acute graft versus host disease
  • deep vein thrombosis
40-49:
  • diarrhoea
  • febrile neutropenia
  • neutropenia
  • pyrexia
  • multi-organ failure
  • disseminated intravascular coagulation
  • pleural effusion
  • abdominal pain
  • neutropenic sepsis
  • sepsis
50-59:
  • sepsis
  • respiratory failure
  • pneumonia
  • renal failure acute
  • thrombocytopenia
  • gastrointestinal haemorrhage
  • pancytopenia
  • liver function test abnormal
  • pyrexia
  • anaemia
60+:
  • pneumonia
  • sepsis
  • pyrexia
  • renal failure acute
  • febrile neutropenia
  • multi-organ failure
  • toxic epidermal necrolysis
  • respiratory failure
  • platelet count decreased
  • pleural effusion

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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