ERTAPENEM

ERTAPENEM

Brand Name & Strength

Invanz 1 g

Reconstitution

IV
  • Reconstitute 1 vial with 10 ml WFI, NS or Bacteriostatic WFI IM
  • Reconstitute 1 vial with 3.2 ml of 1.0% or 2.0% Lidocaine HCl injection (without epinephrine)

    Further Dilution

    IV infusion

  • Dilute reconstituted vial to 50 ml of diluent

    Diluent

    NS

    Administration & Infusion rate

    IV infusion

  • Administer over 30 min and complete the infusion within 6 hr of

    Reconstitution

    IM
  • Administer by deep IM into large muscle mass (e.g. gluteal muscle)

    Storage & Stability

    RT

    (<25 oC)

    Fridge

    (2 – 8 oC)

    After Reconstitution

    IV: used within 6 hr IM: used within 1 hr 24 hr and used within 4 hr after removal from refrigeration

    After dilution

    - -

    Remarks

  • Do not use diluent containing dextrose