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Icubac 500 mg Injection

Novartis India Ltd

Composition for Icubac 500 mg Injection

Prescription Required

Primary uses of Icubac 500 mg Injection

Severe bacterial infections
MRP
1498
1 Injection in 1 vial
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Medicine Overview of Icubac Injection

Uses of Icubac Injection

Icubac 500 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

Common

Side Effects of Icubac are 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 500 mg Injection is an antibiotic. It kills bacteria by preventing them from forming the bacterial protective covering which is needed for them to survive.

In Depth Information on Icubac Injection

Expert advice for Icubac Injection

  • Your doctor has prescribed Icubac 500 mg Injection to cure your infection and improve symptoms.
  • It may cause diarrhea and loose bowel movements. Drink plenty of fluids to keep yourself hydrated and inform your doctor if it becomes persistent or contains blood or mucus.
  • Discontinue Icubac 500 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. 
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Icubac Injection related warnings
Special precautions for Icubac Injection
Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Pregnancy
PROBABLY SAFE
Icubac 500 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.
Lactation
Icubac 500 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.
Driving
It is not known whether Icubac 500 mg Injection alters the ability to drive. Do not drive if you experience any symptoms that affect your ability to concentrate and react.
Kidney
CAUTION
Icubac 500 mg Injection should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Icubac 500 mg Injection may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
SAFE
Icubac 500 mg Injection is safe to use in patients with liver disease. No dose adjustment of Icubac 500 mg Injection is recommended.

What if you miss a dose of Icubac Injection?uses

If you miss a dose of Icubac 500 mg Injection, please consult your doctor.

Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions about Icubac Injection

Frequently asked questions about Meropenem

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.

Severely interacts with other drugs like

Taking Icubac with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Icubac with Probenecid
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Probenecid: Bencid
Icubac with Valproic Acid
SERIOUS
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