IC2 250mg Injection

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Composition for IC2 250mg Injection

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Primarily used for

Serious bacterial infections
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Medicine Overview of IC2 Injection

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Uses of IC2 Injection

IC2 250mg Injection is used in serious bacterial infections
It is used in infections of various body parts like skin and soft tissues, urinary tract, blood, brain and lungs (pneumonia).
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Side effects of IC2 Injection

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Nausea, Vomiting, Seizure.

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How to use IC2 Injection

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

How IC2 Injection works

Ic2 250mg injection is an antibiotic. It kills bacteria by preventing them from forming their own protective covering which is required for their survival in the human body.

In Depth Information on IC2 Injection

Expert advice for IC2 Injection

  • 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.
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Warnings
Special precautions for IC2 250mg Injection
Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
IC2 250mg 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.
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Lactation
IC2 250mg Injection is probably safe to use during lactation
. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent a significant risk to the baby.
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Driving
Do not drive unless you are feeling well.

There are some side effects associated with IC2 250mg Injection (such as seeing, hearing something that does not exist and this may affect some patient's ability to drive)
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Kidney
CAUTION
IC2 250mg Injection should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of IC2 250mg Injection may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

Patients with advanced kidney disease are at high risk of seizures. Regular monitoring of kidney function test is advised while you are taking this medicine.
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Liver
There is limited information available on the use of IC2 250
mg Injection in patients with liver disease. Please consult your doctor.
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Severely interacts with other drugs like
Validin 500mg Tablet CR, Valon 200mg Tablet CR, Valon 300mg Tablet CR, Valon 500mg Tablet CR

Missed Dosageuses

If you miss a dose of Imipenem, please consult your doctor.
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Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions for IC2 250mg Injection

Frequently asked questions for Imipenem

Q. Is imipenem a penicillin or beta lactam drug?
Imipenem is not a penicillin drug. It is a carbapenem beta-lactam antibiotic
Ganciclovir along with Ic2 can increase risk of seizures. Ic2 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
Ic2 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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Substitutes for IC2

No substitutes found for this medicine
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