Ertapenem, brand name Invanz, belongs to a class of drugs known as Carbapenems. Ertapenem is used in medicine for treating moderate to severe infections that are caused by certain bacteria in the body of a patient. Ertapenem may also be used to prevent infections after certain types of surgery are carried out on a patient. Ertapenem generally functions by killing sensitive bacteria.
Drug Name: Ertapenem