What is Farobact?

About Farobact

Farobact Tablet is a medicine that is used for the treatment of Ent Infection, Lower Respiratory Tract Infections, Gastro-Urinary Infections and other conditions.

Farobact Tablet contains Faropenem Sodium as an active ingredient.

Farobact Tablet works by inhibiting the formation of bacterial cell wall to kill bacteria.

Farobact Tablet Uses

Ent Infection

Lower Respiratory Tract Infections

Gastro-Urinary Infections

Farobact Tablet Working, Mechanism of Action and Pharmacology

Inhibiting the formation of bacterial cell wall to kill bacteria.

Farobact Tablet – Composition and Active Ingredients

Faropenem Sodium (200 MG)

Farobact Tablet – Side-effects

  • Swelling Of The Body
  • Rashes
  • Vitamin Deficiency
  • Nausea
  • Ringing In The Ear
  • Liver Problems

Farobact Tablet – Precautions & How to Use

Be careful if you have kidney problem

Consult a doctor if you have diarrhoea, poor oral intake or poor vitamin K deficiency

Elderly people

Pregnant, planning to become pregnant, or breastfeeding

Farobact Tablet – Drug Interactions

  • Cilastatin
  • Furosemide
  • Imipenem
  • Sodium valproate

Farobact Tablet – Contraindications


Missing a dose

In case you miss a dose, take it as soon as you notice. If it is close to the time of your next dose, skip the missed dose and resume your dosing schedule. Do not take extra dose to make up for a missed dose. If you are regularly missing doses, consider setting an alarm or asking a family member to remind you. Please consult your doctor to discuss changes in your dosing schedule or a new schedule to make up for missed doses, if you have missed too many doses recently.

Overdosage of Farobact Tablet

Do not take more than prescribed dose. Taking more medication will not improve your symptoms; rather they may cause poisoning or serious side-effects. If you suspect that you or anyone else who may have overdosed of Farobact Tablet, please go to the emergency department of the closest hospital or nursing home. Bring a medicine box, container, or label with you to help doctors with necessary information.

Do not give your medicines to other people even if you know that they have the same condition or it seems that they may have similar conditions. This may lead to overdosage.

Please consult your physician or pharmacist or product package for more information.

Storage of Farobact Tablet

Store medicines at room temperature, away from heat and direct light. Do not freeze medicines unless required by package insert. Keep medicines away from children and pets.

Do not flush medications down the toilet or pour them into drainage unless instructed to do so. Medication discarded in this manner may contaminate the environment. Please consult your pharmacist or doctor for more details on how to safely discard Farobact Tablet.

Expired Farobact Tablet

Taking a single dose of expired Farobact Tablet is unlikely to produce an adverse event. However, please discuss with your primary health provider or pharmacist for proper advice or if you feel unwell or sick. Expired drug may become ineffective in treating your prescribed conditions. To be on the safe side, it is important not to take expired drug. If you have a chronic illness that requires taking medicine constantly such as heart condition, seizures, and life-threatening allergies, you are much safer keeping in touch with your primary health care provider so that you can have a fresh supply of unexpired medications.

Farobact Tablet – Packages and Strengths

Farobact Tablet – Packages: 10 Tablet, 6 Tablet, 30 Tablet

Farobact Tablet – Strengths: 200MG

Farobact Tablet – Composition and Active Ingredients

Faropenem Sodium (200 MG)

Warnings and Precautions

Faropenem should be administered with caution in the following:

Patients with a past history of hypersensitivity to penicillin, cephem or carbapenem drugs.

Patients with a family history of atopy.

Patients with renal impairment. The dosage should be reduced or the interval between doses should be increased.

Geriatric patients.

Patients with poor oral intake or poor general state (since there are cases that show symptoms of vitamin K deficiency, proper monitoring should be done).


There is a fear of occurrence of anaphylactic shock; a through medical history should be taken.

Diarrhea and loose bowel movements are frequently reported with faropenem. In case it occurs, appropriate measures, such as discontinuation of faropenem etc, should be taken.

In case of geriatrics, since occurrence of diarrhea, loose bowel movement results in deterioration of the general state, the patient must be directed to get immediate instructions from the doctor as soon as such symptoms appear and at the same time the use of faropenem should be stopped and appropriate measures should be taken.

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