Imipenem

Overview

Categories

Primary Characterstics

Indications

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Pharmacokinetics

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Contraindications

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Drug Interactions

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Side Effects

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Dosage

Imipenem's dosage details are as follows:
Dose Single Dose Frequency Route Instructions

Adult Dosage

4 mg4 (4)As recommended.Life threating infection.
250 to 500 mg380 (375)12 hourlyIMIn combination with Cilastatin. Given over 20 to 30 minutes.
1 to 2 g1.5 (1.5)As recommended.IV-infDaily in 3-4 div.doses, in combination with Cilastatin.
1 to 750 g380 (375.5)As recommended.IV-infGiven over 40 to 60 min.

Paedriatic Dosage (20kg)

15 to 25 mg/kg20 (20)6 hourlyIV InfusionTotal dose should not exceed 2g.

Neonatal Dosage (3kg)

15 mg/kg15 (15)8 hourlyIV InfusionNot recommended under 3 month

High Risk Groups

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Warning / Precautions

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Storage Conditions

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Interference in Pathology

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Brands / Trade Names of Imipenem

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Manufacturers of Imipenem in Pakistan

Bosch Cirin Crest Highnoon Matrix Obs Rotex

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