Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
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.
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.
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)
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.
There is limited information available on the use of IC2 250
mg Injection in patients with liver disease. Please consult your doctor.
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.
Information last updated by Dr. Varun Gupta, MD Pharmacology on 8th Mar 2017.