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ertapenem sodium infusion (Invanz) Paediatric

Advice

following an abbreviated submission:

ertapenem sodium infusion (Invanz) is accepted for restricted use within NHS Scotland for the treatment of intra-abdominal infections in children and adolescents.

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

Drug Details

Drug Name: ertapenem sodium infusion (Invanz) Paediatric
SMC Drug ID: 291/06
Manufacturer: MSD
Indication: for the treatment of intra-abdominal infections in children and adolescents.
BNF Category:
Submission Type: Abbreviated Submission
Status: Restricted
Date Advice Published: 7 August 2006

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