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ertapenem (Invanz)

Advice

following a full submission:

ertapenem (Invanz) is accepted for restricted use within NHS Scotland for the treatment of intra-abdominal infections in adults.

Ertapenem should only be used second or third line treatment of community acquired intraabdominal infections resistant to the current conventional treatments and under the advice of local microbiologists or specialists in infectious diseases.

Drug Details

Drug Name: ertapenem (Invanz)
SMC Drug ID: 134/04
Manufacturer: MSD
Indication: for the treatment of intra-abdominal infections in adults.
BNF Category:
Submission Type: Full submission
Status: Restricted
Date Advice Published: 13 December 2004

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