Prescription Required


Uses of Icubac Injection
ICUBAC 1000 MG 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).
Icubac Injection side effects
  • Injection site reactions (pain, swelling, redness)
  • Vomiting
  • Nausea
How to use Icubac Injection
Your doctor or nurse will give you this medicine. Kindly do not self administer.
How Icubac Injection works
ICUBAC 1000 MG INJECTION is an antibiotic. It kills bacteria by preventing them from forming the bacterial protective covering which is needed for them to survive.
Icubac Injection related warnings
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
ICUBAC 1000 MG 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.
ICUBAC 1000 MG INJECTION is probably safe to use during lactation. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent a significant risk to the baby.
It is not known whether ICUBAC 1000 MG INJECTION alters the ability to drive. Do not drive if you experience any symptoms that affect your ability to concentrate and react.
ICUBAC 1000 MG INJECTION should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of ICUBAC 1000 MG INJECTION may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
ICUBAC 1000 MG INJECTION is safe to use in patients with liver disease. No dose adjustment of ICUBAC 1000 MG INJECTION is recommended.
What if you miss a dose of Icubac Injection?
If you miss a dose of ICUBAC 1000 MG INJECTION, please consult your doctor.

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Expert Advice

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  • Your doctor has prescribed ICUBAC 1000 MG INJECTION to cure your infection and improve symptoms.
  • It may cause diarrhea. Drink plenty of fluids to keep yourself hydrated and inform your doctor if it becomes persistent or contains blood or mucus.
  • Discontinue ICUBAC 1000 MG INJECTION and inform your doctor immediately if you get a rash, itchy skin, swelling of face and mouth, or have difficulty in breathing. 
  • Your doctor may monitor your liver function while taking this medication.
  • Do not skip any doses and finish the full course of treatment even if you feel better. 

Interaction with Drugs

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


Q. Is meropenem a penicillin, cephalosporin, or beta lactam drug?
Meropenem is not a penicillin or cephalosporin drug. It is a carbapenem beta-lactam antibiotic
Q. Is Icubac safe?
Icubac is relatively safe if used at prescribed doses for the prescribed duration as advised by your doctor
Q. Is Icubac dialyzable?
Yes, Icubac is dialyzable
Q. Is meropenem compatible with vancomycin, or potassium?
Meropenem may be compatible with potassium or vancomycin. Please consult your doctor before taking the drug
Q. Is Icubac nephrotoxic, vesicant or cause thrombocytopenia?
Icubac may be nephrotoxic, vesicant, and may cause thrombocytopenia. Please consult your doctor if you experience these side effects
Q. What organisms does Icubac cover?
Icubac is active against gram-positive and gram-negative bacteria, aerobes as well as anaerobes. It is effective against enterococcus, streptococcus, and methicillin-sensitive Staphylococcus aureus (MSSA), but not effective against listeria or methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus.
Related Lab Tests
Information last updated by Dr. Varun Gupta, MD Pharmacology on 2nd Jun 2017.
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