Medicine Overview of IC2 Injection
Uses of IC2 Injection
IC2 500mg Injection is used in serious bacterial infections.
Side effects of IC2 Injection
Nausea, Vomiting, Seizure.
How to use IC2 Injection
Your doctor or nurse will give you this medicine. Kindly do not self administer.
How IC2 Injection works
Ic2 500mg injection 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.
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.
Special precautions for IC2 500mg Injection
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
IC2 500mg Injection may be unsafe to use during pregnancy.+more
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....
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 500mg Injection is probably safe to use during lactation+more
. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent a significant risk to the baby....
Do not drive unless you are feeling well.+more
There are some side effects associated with IC2 500mg Injection (such as seeing, hearing something that does not exist and this may affect some patient's ability to drive)...
There are some side effects associated with IC2 500mg Injection (such as seeing, hearing something that does not exist and this may affect some patient's ability to drive)
IC2 500mg Injection should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of IC2 500mg Injection may be needed. Please consult your doctor.+more
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....
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 500+more
mg Injection in patients with liver disease. Please consult your doctor....
Severely interacts with other drugs like
Encorate Syrup, Validin 500mg Tablet CR, Valon 200mg Tablet CR, Valon 300mg Tablet CR
Frequently asked questions for IC2 500mg 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.