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Review: Vancomycin and Meropenem

This review analyzes the effectiveness and drug interactions between Vancomycin and Meropenem. It is created by eHealthMe based on 1,628 people who take the drugs. The review uses reports from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.

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On Mar, 27, 2014: 1,628 people who reported to have interactions when taking Vancomycin Hydrochloride, Meropenem are studied

Trend of Vancomycin Hydrochloride, Meropenem's drug interactions, side effects and effectiveness reports (3842727)

Drug combinations in study:
- Vancomycin Hydrochloride (vancomycin hydrochloride)
- Meropenem (meropenem)

eHealthMe real world results:

Most common interactions experienced by people in the use of Vancomycin Hydrochloride, Meropenem:

(click on each outcome to view in-depth analysis, incl. how people recovered)
InteractionNumber of reports
Pyrexia (fever)499
Neutropenia (an abnormally low number of neutrophils)340
Diarrhoea316
Respiratory Failure (inadequate gas exchange by the respiratory system)302
Sepsis (a severe blood infection that can lead to organ failure and death)258
Pneumonia237
Multi-organ Failure (multisystem organ failure)174
Febrile Neutropenia (fever with reduced white blood cells)148
Renal Failure Acute (rapid kidney dysfunction)133
Pleural Effusion (water on the lungs)114

Most common interactions experienced by people in long term use of Vancomycin Hydrochloride, Meropenem:

(click on each outcome to view in-depth analysis, incl. how people recovered)
None.

How effective are the drugs:

n/a

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Prophylaxis
  2. Acute myeloid leukaemia
  3. Infection prophylaxis
  4. Infection
  5. Sepsis

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Fluconazole
  2. Prednisolone
  3. Acetaminophen
  4. Acyclovir
  5. Cytarabine

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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