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Ipime-S Forte 2000mg/1000mg Injection

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Storage
Store below 30°C

Introduction

Ipime-S Forte 2000mg/1000mg Injection is a combination of two antibiotics. It is prescribed to treat various types of bacterial infections. It fights against the infection by preventing the growth of microorganisms.

Ipime-S Forte 2000mg/1000mg Injection should only be administered under the supervision of a healthcare professional. Do not miss any scheduled appointments for taking this medicine. The course of the medicine should be completed even if you feel better.

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. If you experience any allergic reaction (rashes, itching, swelling, shortness of breath, etc.), you must seek immediate medical help.

Before taking this medicine, you should tell your doctor if you are taking any medicines for any health condition. Pregnant or breastfeeding women should also consult with their doctor before taking it. Avoid drinking alcohol as it can cause excessive drowsiness with this medicine. It usually does not impair your ability to drive, but you should not drive if it makes you feel sleepy or dizzy.

Uses of Ipime-S Powder for Injection

Benefits of Ipime-S Powder for Injection

In Bacterial infections

Ipime-S Forte 2000mg/1000mg Injection works by killing bacteria which can cause bacterial infections. It is used to treat many different types of bacterial infections. It is given by a doctor or nurse into a vein and should not be self-administered. Ipime-S Forte 2000mg/1000mg Injection usually makes you feel better very quickly but you should continue taking it as prescribed even when you feel better to make sure that all bacteria are killed and do not become resistant.

Side effects of Ipime-S Powder for Injection

Most side effects do not require any medical attention and disappear as your body adjusts to the medicine. Consult your doctor if they persist or if you’re worried about them

Common side effects of Ipime-S

  • Diarrhea
  • Injection site reaction
  • Injection site pain
  • Injection site inflammation
  • Allergic reaction
  • Rash

How to use Ipime-S Powder for Injection

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

How Ipime-S Powder for Injection works

Ipime-S Forte 2000mg/1000mg Injection is a combination of two medicines: Cefepime and Sulbactam. Cefepime 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. Sulbactam is a beta-lactamase inhibitor which blocks the action of enzymes produced by bacteria to inactivate cefepime. Addition of Sulbactam reduces resistance and enhances the activity of Cefepime against bacteria.

Safety Advice

Alcohol
UNSAFE
Ipime-S Forte 2000mg/1000mg Injection may cause excessive drowsiness with alcohol.
Pregnancy
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Ipime-S Forte 2000mg/1000mg Injection is generally considered safe to use during pregnancy. Animal studies have shown low or no adverse effects to the developing baby; however, there are limited human studies.
Breastfeeding
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Ipime-S Forte 2000mg/1000mg Injection is safe to use during breastfeeding. Human studies suggest that the drug does not pass into the breastmilk in a significant amount and is not harmful to the baby.
Driving
UNSAFE
Ipime-S Forte 2000mg/1000mg Injection may cause side effects which could affect your ability to drive.
Kidney
CAUTION
Ipime-S Forte 2000mg/1000mg Injection should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Ipime-S Forte 2000mg/1000mg Injection may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Ipime-S Forte 2000mg/1000mg Injection is probably safe to use in patients with liver disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Ipime-S Forte 2000mg/1000mg Injection may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.

What if you forget to take Ipime-S Powder for Injection?

If you miss a dose of Ipime-S Forte 2000mg/1000mg Injection, please consult your doctor.

Alternate Brands

For informational purposes only. Consult a doctor before taking any medicines.
No alternate brands found for this medicine

Quick Tips

  • You have been prescribed this combination medicine to treat bacterial infections, even if they have developed resistance.
  • Finish the full course of treatment even if you feel better. Stopping it early may make the infection to come back and harder to treat.
  • Talk to your doctor if you notice bloody stools or develop abdominal cramps.
  • Inform your doctor immediately if you develop an itchy rash, swelling of the face, throat or tongue or breathing difficulties while taking it.

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ANTI INFECTIVES

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FAQs

Q. How long does Ipime-S Forte 2000mg/1000mg Injection takes to work?

Usually, Ipime-S Forte 2000mg/1000mg Injection starts working soon after taking it. However, it may take some days to kill all the harmful bacteria and make you feel better.

Q. What if I don't get better after using Ipime-S Forte 2000mg/1000mg Injection?

Inform your doctor if you don't feel better after finishing the full course of treatment. Also, inform him if your symptoms are getting worse while using this medicine.

Q. Can I stop taking Ipime-S Forte 2000mg/1000mg Injection when I feel better?

No, do not stop taking Ipime-S Forte 2000mg/1000mg Injection and complete the full course of treatment even if you feel better. Your symptoms may improve before the infection is completely cured.

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References

  1. Venus Remedies Limited. Cefepime + Sulbactam. [Accessed 09 Apr. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link
  2. Cefepime. Deerfield, Illinois: Baxter Healthcare Corporation; 1996. [Accessed 10 Apr. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link

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dgl-215, dlf galleria mall, mayur vihar phase-1 extension, new delhi – 110091, india
Country of Origin: India

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1418
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