Ertapenem IV

Permitted Indications

Only on the advice of a Medical Microbiologist or Infection Specialist for:

  1. ESBL-producing (multi-drug resistant) coliforms.
  2. Second-line treatment of community-acquired intra-abdominal infections resistant to the current conventional treatments.
  3. Treatment of diabetic foot infections of the skin and soft tissue when caused by bacteria known or very likely to be susceptible to ertapenem.

Wards Stocked