Brand Name :PIMINAM
Generic Name :Imipenem USP 500 mg + Cilastatin USP 500mg for Injection
Each vial contains:
Imipenem USP equivalent to Anhydrous Imipenem 500mg
Cilastatin Sodium USP equivalent to Anhydrous Cilastatin 500mg
Pharmacotherapeutic group :Antibacterials for systemic use
ATC code : J01D H51
Imipenem/Cilastatin is indicated for the treatment of the following infections in adults and children 1year of age and above:
complicated intra-abdominal infections
severe pneumonia including hospital and ventilator-associated pneumonia
intra- and post-partum infections
complicated urinary tract infections
complicated skin and soft-tissue infections
Imipenem/cilastatin may be used in the management of neutropenic patients with fever that is suspected to be due to a bacterial infection.
Treatment of patients with bacteraemia that occurs in association with, or is suspected to be associated with, any of the infections listed above.
Consideration should be given to official guidance on the appropriate use of antibacterial agents.
20 ml vial containing 1 gm dry powder packed in a carton with pack insert.