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CILASPENEM 500MG/500MG INJECTION

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Composition for CILASPENEM

Imipenem(500 mg),Cilastatin(500 mg)

food interaction for CILASPENEM

alcohol interaction for CILASPENEM

pregnancy interaction for CILASPENEM

lactation interaction for CILASPENEM

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There is no data available. Please consult doctor before consuming the drug.
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Cilaspenem 500mg/500mg injection may be unsafe to use during pregnancy.
Animal studies have shown adverse effects on the foetus, however, there are limited human studies. The benefits from use in pregnant women may be acceptable despite the risk. Please consult your doctor.
WEIGH RISKS VS. BENEFITS
Cilaspenem 500mg/500mg injection is probably safe to use during breastfeeding. Please consult your doctor.
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SALT INFORMATION for CILASPENEM

Imipenem(500 mg)

Uses

Imipenem is used in serious bacterial infections.

How it works

Imipenem is an antibiotic. It kills the bacteria by attacking their cell wall. Specifically, it prevents the synthesis of a substance in the cell wall called peptidoglycan, which provides the cell wall with the strength required for survival of bacteria in human body.

Common side effects

Decreased urination, Bruise, Bleeding, Chills, Confusion, Convulsion, Diarrhoea, Abdominal pain, Dizziness, Shortness of breath, Fever, Rash, Itching, Sore mouth, Sore throat, Stomach upset, Facial swelling, Wheezing, Vomiting
Cilastatin(500 mg)

Uses

Cilastatin is used in the treatment of serious bacterial infections.

How it works

Cilastatin blocks the enzymes that destroys other antibiotics.

Common side effects

Vomiting, Nausea, Allergic reaction, Confusion, Diarrhoea, Fever, Rash

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Expert advice for CILASPENEM

  • Imipenem is given as a powder for solution for intravenous infusion by a doctor or nurse using a suitable infusion fluid.
  • Do not start or continue the imipenem, if you have kidney, liver, or urinary problems; history of fits (seizures) or central nervous system problems (e.g. tremors).
  • Do not take imipenem if you experience inflammation of the large intestine (colitis) or any other gastrointestinal disease.
  • Do not drive or operate heavy machinery because you may feel sleepy or dizzy while being treated with imipenem.
  • Avoid using imipenem, if you are pregnant, planning to become pregnant or breastfeeding.

Frequently asked questions for CILASPENEM

Imipenem

Q.Is imipenem a penicillin or beta lactam drug?
Imipenem is not a penicillin drug. It is a carbapenem beta-lactam antibiotic

Q.Is imipenem nephrotoxic or cause seizures?
Ganciclovir along with imipenem can increase risk of seizures. Imipenem generally not been shown to cause nephrotoxicity. Please consult your doctor if you experience these side effects

Q.What is imipenem-cilastatin used for?
Imipenem and cilastatin are used as combination therapy for bacterial infections. Cilastatin reduces the inactivation of imipenem from enzymes released from kidney and extends their spectrum of activity

Q.What organisms does imipenem cover?
Imipenem is active against most of the gram-positive and gram-negative bacteria, aerobes as well as anaerobes. It is effective against pseudomonas, legionella, and acinetobacter, and many other; not treatable by other antibiotics.

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Content on this page was last updated on 01 May, 2014, by Dr. Varun Gupta (MD Pharmacology)