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Cilastatin + Imipenem

Cilastatin + Imipenem Information

Cilastatin + Imipenem Benefits & Uses

Cilastatin + Imipenem is used to treat the following -

Cilastatin + Imipenem Dosage & How to Take

This is the usual dosage recommended in most common treatment cases. Please remember that every patient and their case is different, so the dosage can be different based on the disease, route of administration, patient's age and medical history.

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Ingredients of Cilastatin + Imipenem

Cilastatin
Imipenem

Cilastatin + Imipenem Side Effects

Based on research, the following side effects have been observed when Cilastatin + Imipenem is used -

  1. Nausea or vomiting
  2. Allergic reaction
  3. Confusion
  4. Diarrhoea
  5. Fever Mild
  6. Rash
  7. Erythema
  8. Weakness
  9. Flushing
  10. Ringing in ears
  11. Seizures (uncontrollable jerking of limbs)
  12. Dizziness Mild
  13. Excessive sweating
  14. Urticaria
  15. Inflammation of a vein
  16. Palpitations (fluttering in chest)
  17. Drowsiness
  18. Vertigo Mild
  19. Injection Site Allergic Reaction
  20. Headache Mild

Cilastatin + Imipenem Related Warnings

Is the use of Cilastatin + Imipenem safe for pregnant women?

Cilastatin + Imipenem is safe for pregnant women.

Is the use of Cilastatin + Imipenem safe during breastfeeding?

Cilastatin + Imipenem is safe for breastfeeding women.

What is the effect of Cilastatin + Imipenem on the Kidneys?

Cilastatin + Imipenem may have mild side effects on the kidney. Most people will never see any effect on the kidney.

What is the effect of Cilastatin + Imipenem on the Liver?

Cilastatin + Imipenem is completely safe for liver.

What is the effect of Cilastatin + Imipenem on the Heart?

Cilastatin + Imipenem is completely safe for heart.

Severe Interaction of Cilastatin + Imipenem with Other Drugs

Cilastatin + Imipenem should not be taken with following medicines due to severe side effects it may cause to patients -

Cilastatin + Imipenem Contraindications

If you are suffering from any of the following diseases, you should not take Cilastatin + Imipenem unless your doctor advises you to do so -

  1. Kidney Disease
  2. Allergy
  3. Epilepsy
  4. Migraine
  5. Gastritis
  6. Kidney Disease
  7. Ulcerative Colitis
  8. Heart Failure

Frequently asked Questions about Cilastatin + Imipenem

Is this Cilastatin + Imipenem habit forming or addictive?

Forming a habit of Cilastatin + Imipenem has not been reported.

Is it safe to drive or operate heavy machinery when consuming?

After taking Cilastatin + Imipenem, you should not drive or work on any heavy machine. It can be dangerous, as Cilastatin + Imipenem can make you drowsy.

Is it safe?

" Yes, Cilastatin + Imipenem it is safe but take it after seeking your doctor's advice."

Is it able to treat mental disorders?

No, Cilastatin + Imipenem cannot treat any kind of mental disorder.

Cilastatin + Imipenem Interactions with Food and Alcohol

Interaction between Food and Cilastatin + Imipenem

You can take Cilastatin + Imipenem with food.

Interaction between Alcohol and Cilastatin + Imipenem

It is difficult to say anything about the effect of Cilastatin + Imipenem and alcohol. No research has been done on this.

This medicine data has been created by -
Md Saadullah
M.Pharma, Pharmacy
3 Years of Experience
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Vikas Chauhan
B.Pharma, Pharmacy
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References

  1. US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) [Internet]. Maryland. USA; Package leaflet information for the user; Primaxin® (imipenem and cilastatin)
  2. KD Tripathi. [link]. Seventh Edition. New Delhi, India: Jaypee Brothers Medical Publishers; 2013: Page No 731
  3. April Hazard Vallerand, Cynthia A. Sanoski. [link]. Sixteenth Edition. Philadelphia, China: F. A. Davis Company; 2019: Page No 676-678