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Imigem 250 mg/250 mg Injection


Overview

Introduction

Imigem 250 mg/250 mg Injection is a combination of two antibiotics. It is prescribed to treat various types of severe bacterial infections. It fights against the infection by killing the microorganisms to prevent further infections.

Imigem 250 mg/250 mg Injection should only be administered under the supervision of a healthcare professional. Do not miss any scheduled appointment for taking this medicine. The course of the medicine should be completed even if you feel better. It is advised to consult your doctor if you have any kidney or liver disease.

The common side effects of this medicine are nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, rashes, etc. You may also experience injection site redness, swelling, and pain that goes away with time. If any of the side effects get aggravated, you must consult your doctor immediately. It is advised not to drive or operate any heavy machine without consulting your doctor. Caution should be taken if the patient is pregnant or breastfeeding.

Uses of Imigem Injection

Imigem Injection side effects

Common
  • Nausea
  • Vomiting
  • Diarrhea
  • Rash

How to use Imigem Injection

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

How Imigem Injection works

Imigem 250 mg/250 mg Injection is a combination of two medicines: Imipenem and Cilastatin. Imipenem is an antibiotic. It works by preventing the formation of the bacterial protective covering which is essential for the survival of bacteria in the human body. Cilastatin is dehydropeptidase I inhibitor which blocks the activity of an enzyme (dehydropeptidase I) that causes breakdown of Imipenem. Hence, it helps Imipenem stay active in your body for a longer period of time.

Imigem Injection related warnings

Alcohol
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
It is not known whether it is safe to consume alcohol with Imigem 250 mg/250 mg Injection. Please consult your doctor.
Pregnancy
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Imigem 250 mg/250 mg Injection may be unsafe to use during pregnancy. Although there are limited studies in humans, animal studies have shown harmful effects on the developing baby. Your doctor will weigh the benefits and any potential risks before prescribing it to you. Please consult your doctor.
Lactation
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Imigem 250 mg/250 mg Injection is probably safe to use during breastfeeding. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent any significant risk to the baby.
Driving
UNSAFE
Imigem 250 mg/250 mg Injection may cause side effects which could affect your ability to drive.
There are some side effects associated with this medicine (such as seeing, hearing, or feeling something that is not there) that may affect some patients' ability to drive.
Kidney
CAUTION
Imigem 250 mg/250 mg Injection should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Imigem 250 mg/250 mg Injection may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
There is limited information available on the use of Imigem 250 mg/250 mg Injection in patients with liver disease. Please consult your doctor.

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Expert Advice

  • Imigem 250 mg/250 mg Injection is used to treat severe bacterial infections, including those acquired in hospital and those involving many different types of bacteria.
  • It is given by a drip into a vein (intravenous infusion) over 20 to 60 minutes.
  • Tell you doctor if you are allergic to penicillin as this medicine should be avoided or used with caution in penicillin allergy.
  • Your doctor may monitor your liver and kidney function while you are having treatment with this medication.
  • Diarrhea may occur as a side effect but should stop when your course is complete. Inform your doctor if it doesn't stop or if you find blood in your stools.
  • Inform your doctor if you are pregnant, planning to conceive, or breastfeeding.

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FAQs

Q. For how long is Imigem used?

Duration of treatment with Imigem depends on the severity of your infection, which will be decided by your doctor.

Q. How long does Imigem take to work?

Usually, Imigem starts working soon after taking it. However, it may take some days to kill all the harmful bacteria and make you feel better.

Q. For how long is Imigem used?

Duration of treatment with Imigem depends on the severity of your infection, which will be decided by your doctor.

Q. How long does Imigem take to work?

Usually, Imigem starts working soon after taking it. However, it may take some days to kill all the harmful bacteria and make you feel better.

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References
  1. Medscape. Imipenem+Cilastatin. [Accessed 08 Apr. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link
  2. Imipenem and cilastatin injection. Alwar, Rajasthan: Auronext Pharma Pvt. Ltd. [Accessed 08 Apr. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link
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