Carbapenems in the DUPLEX® Container

Two-chamber precision, for the right dose at the right time

The DUPLEX two-compartment flexible IV container stores pre-measured drug and diluent doses separately until administration, while:


Being easy to use and convenient.

  • Easy bedside activation
  • No thawing or mixing procedures
  • Simply fold and squeeze the bag to mix the pharmaceuticals and diluents just prior to administration
  • Compatible with automated dispensing systems
  • The only ready-to-use IV container with a portfolio covering four generations of cephalosporin products
  • Simply label and dispense
  • Automated charting via barcoding
  • Store at room temperature


Enables compliance while protecting patients, providers and the environment.

  • Prevents contamination and protects potency – closed system
  • Helps reduce medication errors – no mixing required
  • Protects medication efficacy – eliminates possibility of delivering diluents without drug
  • Barcoding references final admixture
  • Not made with PVC, DEHP or natural rubber latex – removes potential for release of dioxins during disposal
  • Economical and reduces drug waste
  • Protects patients and healthcare workers from exposure to airborne cephalosporins
  • Meets the Joint Commission and USP <797> guidelines
  • Available in "most-ready-to-use" form


Related Documents

Description Document Link
DUPLEX Drug Delivery System Family Sell Sheet
pdf (912.9 KB)
Duplex® Meropenem Sell Sheet DUX200
pdf (127.1 KB)
Family Fluid Brochure
pdf (1.2 MB)
Meropenem Safety Data Sheet
pdf (156.8 KB)
DUPLEX Container Directions For Use Customer facing poster
pdf (813.1 KB)

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