Ertapenem (Invanz)

Class of antibiotic> carbapenem β-Lactam antibiotic –

Dosage: 1gm IV once per day.

Administration:  This medication has a very short half-life once mixed, so we attach the vial of medication via a Vial mate or Add-Ease device. This allows the Vial of medication to be connected to the bag of diluent.  Once activated the contents of the vial is reconstituted and the bag is ready to be infused via gravity drip.