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Imipol 1000mg/1000mg Powder for Injection

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Overview

Uses of Imipol Powder for Injection

Imipol Powder for Injection side effects

Common
  • Nausea
  • Vomiting
  • Diarrhea
  • Rash

How to use Imipol Powder for Injection

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

How Imipol Powder for Injection works

Imipol 1000mg/1000mg Powder for 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.

Imipol Powder for Injection related warnings

Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Imipol 1000mg/1000mg Powder for Injection may be unsafe to use during pregnancy.
Animal studies have shown adverse effects on the fetus, however, there are limited human studies. The benefits from use in pregnant women may be acceptable despite the risk. Please consult your doctor.
Lactation
Imipol 1000mg/1000mg Powder for 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
Do not drive unless you are feeling well.
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
Imipol 1000mg/1000mg Powder for Injection should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Imipol 1000mg/1000mg Powder for Injection may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
There is limited information available on the use of Imipol 1000mg/1000mg Powder for Injection in patients with liver disease. Please consult your doctor.

Alternate Brands

For informational purposes only. Consult a doctor before taking any medicines.
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Expert Advice

  • Imipol 1000mg/1000mg Powder for 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.

Patient Concerns

Questions Related to Imipol

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My baby is having stomach problem. Frequent loose motion
Dr. Gopal Samdani
Child Specialist
Please consult Dr. will take detail history and will examine your child in detail. may ask you for lab test on blood urine stool etc if necessary. All information will be used to determine exact underlying cause of problem. Depending upon cause will prescribe you treatmentdiarrhea can be caused by: inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) bacterial infections viral infections parasites malnutrition improper food preparation poor hygieneMake sure your child drinks plenty of fluids. Do not feed them foods that seem to trigger diarrhea. Wash your hands often ? especially after each diaper change ? to avoid spreading bacteria in the home.t?s important to follow the doctor?s advice carefully. Avoid giving your child foods or liquids that trigger diarrhea. Stick with bland foods instead (such as potatoes, toast, or bananas) until the diarrhea has subsided.
Tab for stopping loose motions
Dr. Khoobsurat Najma
Ask A Chemist
loose motions can be due to many reasons like viral or bacterial infections. parasitic infections, IBS., change of diet. you should consult a gastroenterologist
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FAQs

Q. For how long is Imipol used?

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

Q. How long does Imipol take to work?

Usually, Imipol 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 Imipol used?

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

Q. How long does Imipol take to work?

Usually, Imipol 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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