IMICRIT 250MG/250MG INJECTION

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Composition for IMICRIT 250MG/250MG INJECTION

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Primarily used for

Serious Bacterial Infections
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Pregnancy
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Kidney
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₹36.3/vial
20 ML in 1 packet
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Substitutes for IMICRIT

No substitutes found for this medicine

Medicine Overview of IMICRIT 250MG/250MG INJECTION

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Uses of Imipenem

Imipenem is used in serious bacterial infections.
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Side effects of Imipenem

Common

Nausea, Vomiting, Seizure.

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How to use Imipenem

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

How IMICRIT 250MG/250MG INJECTION works

Imipenem 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.
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Uses of Cilastatin

Cilastatin is used in the treatment of serious bacterial infections.
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Side effects of Cilastatin

Common

Vomiting, Nausea, Allergic reaction, Confusion, Diarrhoea, Fever, Rash.

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How to use Cilastatin

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

How IMICRIT 250MG/250MG INJECTION works

Cilastatin blocks the enzymes that destroys other antibiotics.

In Depth Information on IMICRIT 250MG/250MG INJECTION

Expert advice for Imipenem

  • 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.

Expert advice for Cilastatin

  • You will be monitored for kidney and liver function due to the risk of toxicity.
  • Tell your doctor if you are on a controlled sodium diet, as cilastatin contains sodium.
  • Tell your doctor if you are pregnant or are planning to be pregnant or are breastfeeding.
  • Tell your doctor if you have or have ever had seizures; a brain injury; kidney, liver, or gastrointestinal disease (especially colitis); or asthma.
  • Do not take if patient is allergic to cilastatin or any of its ingredients.
  • Do not take children less than 1 year, and child with a brain or nervous system infection, or weighs less than 66 lb (30 kg) and has kidney problems
 
Warnings
Special precautions for IMICRIT 250MG/250MG INJECTION
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Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
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Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Imicrit 250mg/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
SAFE
Imicrit 250mg/250mg injection is probably safe to use during
breastfeeding. Please consult your doctor.
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Driving
There is no data available. Please consult doctor before consuming the drug.
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Kidney
CAUTION
Caution to be advised in patients with impaired renal function.
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Liver
There is no data available. Please consult doctor before consuming the drug.

Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions for IMICRIT 250MG/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
Q. Is imipenem nephrotoxic or cause seizures?
Ganciclovir along with imipenem can increase risk of seizures. Imipenem 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
Q. What organisms does imipenem cover?
Imipenem 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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