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Vonem (Imipenem and Cilastatin) Drug Price and Information

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

Vonem

  Injection
Ace Kinetics Health Care Private Limited
Generic : Imipenem and Cilastatin
 650.00
500mg/500mg/1vial
1Vial
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Drug information on Vonem (Imipenem and Cilastatin) from Ace Kinetics Health Care Private Limited

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Drug Name : Imipenem and Cilastatin

Imipenem and Cilastatin(Primaxin) generic Imipenem and Cilastatin is a broad spectrum beta-lactam antibiotic, prescribed for severe body infections. Cilastatin helps Imipenem work more effectively.
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Last Updated on February, 2, 2017
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Medical condition(s) for which Vonem may be prescribed


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.

Side effects of Vonem

Skin : Rash and hives.

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

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

How to use Vonem?

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

When Should Vonem not be taken? (Contraindications)

Hypersensitivity.

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Warnings and Precautions for Vonem

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 Vonem

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 Vonem

Normally handled and stored by healthcare provider.



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