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Cimstan is a broad spectrum beta-lactam antibiotic, prescribed for severe body infections. Cilastatin helps Imipenem work more effectively.

Drug information on Cimstan (Imipenem and Cilastatin) from Health Biotech Pvt Ltd

Cimstan

  
Health Biotech Pvt Ltd
Generic : Imipenem and Cilastatin
 450.00
1Vial
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Medical Condition(s) for which Cimstan may be prescribed


Side effects of Cimstan

  Skin : Rash and hives.

  Gastrointestinal: Nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, tooth or tongue discoloration and altered taste.

  Local: Inflammation, pain, vein inflammation and severe allergic reactions.

Dosage & When it is to be taken (Indications)

Adult: IV- Susceptible infections- As imipenem: 1-2 g/day in divided doses 6-8 hourly.
Surgical prophylaxis- As imipenem: 1 g on induction of anesth, followed by 1 g 3 hours later. Additional doses of 500 mg may be given at 8 and 16 hr after induction if needed.
IM- Susceptible infections- As imipenem: 500 or 750 mg 12 hourly.
Uncomplicated gonorrhoea- As imipenem: 500 mg as single dose.

How to use Cimstan?

It comes as a solution for injection to be administered by a healthcare provider either into the vein or into the large muscle.

When is Cimstan not to be taken? (Contraindications)

Hypersensitivity.

Warnings and Precautions for Cimstan

Caution should be exercised in patients with history of seizures, brain injury, kidney, liver or gastrointestinal disease (especially colitis), asthma, who are taking other medications, any allergy, elderly, children, during pregnancy and breastfeeding.

• While taking this medication monitor blood sugar level in diabetic patients.

• It may cause dizziness or drowsiness, do not drive a car or operate machinery while taking this medication.

Other Precautions for Cimstan

Avoid excess dosage.
Avoid prolonged or long-term use of this medication.
Monitor kidney function, liver function and complete blood cell count while taking this medication.

Storage Conditions for Cimstan

Normally handled and stored by healthcare provider.



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