Cytopenem 1 gm Injection


Overview

Uses of Cytopenem Injection

Cytopenem 1 gm Injection is used in severe bacterial infections. It is used in infections of various body parts like skin and soft tissues, urinary tract, blood, brain and lungs (pneumonia).

Cytopenem Injection side effects

Common
  • Injection site reactions (pain, swelling, redness)
  • Vomiting
  • Nausea

How to use Cytopenem Injection

Your doctor or nurse will give you this medicine. Kindly do not self administer.

How Cytopenem Injection works

Cytopenem 1 gm Injection is an antibiotic. It kills bacteria by preventing them from forming the bacterial protective covering (cell wall) which is needed for them to survive.

Cytopenem Injection related warnings

Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Pregnancy
PROBABLY SAFE
Cytopenem 1 gm Injection is probably safe to use during pregnancy.
Animal studies have shown low or no adverse effect on the foetus, however, there are limited human studies. Please consult your doctor.
Lactation
Cytopenem 1 gm Injection is probably safe to use during lactation. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent a significant risk to the baby.
Driving
It is not known whether Cytopenem 1 gm Injection alters the ability to drive. Do not drive if you experience any symptoms that affect your ability to concentrate and react.
Kidney
CAUTION
Cytopenem 1 gm Injection should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Cytopenem 1 gm Injection may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
SAFE
Cytopenem 1 gm Injection is safe to use in patients with liver disease. No dose adjustment of Cytopenem 1 gm Injection is recommended.

What if you miss a dose of Cytopenem Injection?

If you miss a dose of Cytopenem 1 gm Injection, please consult your doctor.

Alternate Brands

For informational purposes only. Consult a doctor before taking any medicines.
Cytopenem 1 gm Injection
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Expert Advice

  • Cytopenem 1 gm Injection is an antibiotic that's usually only given in the hospital for serious infections.
  • Inform your doctor if you are allergic to penicillin or if you are taking any seizure medication before starting treatment with this medication.
  • Diarrhea may occur as a side effect. Inform your doctor if you develop severe stomach pain or if you find blood in your stools.
  • Your doctor may monitor your kidney function while you are having treatment with this medication.

Interaction with Drugs

Taking Cytopenem with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Brand(s): Develpin, Epsoval, Glarikot
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Valkid, Valprosh, Cylenc SV
SERIOUS

FAQs

Q. Is Cytopenem a strong antibiotic?

Yes, Cytopenem is a strong antibiotic i.e broad spectrum antibiotic (antibiotics that can kill a wide variety of bacteria). It belongs to the category of antibiotics called carbepenam. It is used in the treatment of sever bacterial infections of skin, stomach, brain and lungs.

Q. For how long is Cytopenem used?

Duration of treatment with Cytopenem depends on the severity of your infection, which will be decided by your doctor.

Q. How long does Cytopenem take to work?

Usually, Cytopenem starts working soon after taking it. However, it may take some days to kill all the harmful bacteria and make you feel better.
Related Lab Tests
Information last updated by Dr. Varun Gupta, MD Pharmacology on 15th Sep 2017.
The medicine details are for information purpose only. Consult a doctor before taking any medicine.
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