Cilanem 500� is used to treat bacterial infections of lung (pneumonia), urinary tract, abdomen, blood, skin and soft tissue.
|Generic Name||Imipenem + Cilastatin|
|Manufacturer||Sun Pharmaceutical Ind. Ltd|
Cilanem 500 500mg (Imipenem Cilastatin)
Cilanem 500 500mg contains two active ingredients Imipenam and Cilastatin. It is prescribed to treat severe body infection esp. bacterial infection. Cilanem 500� is effective in inhibiting the breakdown of the antibiotic in the kidneys. This drug is related to penicillin/cephalosporin family of antibiotics but classified as carbapenem class medicines.
Cilanem 500 500mg general information
What is Cilanem 500 500mg used for?
Cilanem 500� is used to treat bacterial infections of lung (pneumonia), urinary tract, abdomen, blood, skin and soft tissue. This medication is also prescribed to treat infections during or after delivery. In few cases it may be used to manage fever of patients who are less immune due to low white blood cells (neutropenia).
How does Cilanem - 500 500mg work?
Cilanem 500� contains Imipenam and Cilastatin. They both work in conjugation to treat bacterial infection.
Imipenam belongs to drug group classified as Carbapenem beta-lactam antibiotics. This medication is an antibiotic that kills bacteria by disintegrating bacterial cell wall (outer coating of bacteria) and inhibits its synthesis.
Cilastatin belongs to drug group known as renal dehydropeptidase and leukotriene D4 peptidase inhibitors. As an enzyme inhibitor it works by inhibiting enzyme dehydropeptidase present in the kidneys which helps chemical breakdown of antibiotic imipenem and thus rise the levels of imipenem which enhances the antibacterial activity thereby preventing infections.
Where to buy Cilanem online?
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What does Cilanem 500 500mg contain?
Cilanem - 500 500mg contains two main ingredients: Imipenam and Cilastatin.
What are the side effects of Cilanem 500 500mg?
As like all other medications Cilanem 500� also have some side effects listed below:
- Less urination
- Rashes and itching
- Difficulty in breathing
- Unusual bleeding or bruising
- Sore throat or mouth
- Swelling on face
- Diarrhea and pain in stomach
- Diarrhoea and vomiting
- Upset stomach
- Chills, Fever and Confusion
Call your physician or take immediate medical help if any of these above mentioned symptoms persist or bothersome.
This is not the complete list of all possible side effects. You may or may not experience all of them. In the case you observe any other side effects other than these mentioned in the please inform your physician.
What medications interact with Cilanem 500 500mg?
Always, consult your physician, if you are consuming any other drugs, including any that you buy without a prescription from the nearest pharmacy. Physician will provide you list of drugs to avoid that can have possible interaction with Cilanem 500�.
When should Cilanem 500 500mg not be used?
Cilanem - 500 500mg should not be used in patients with known hypersensitivity to Imipenam and Cilastatin or other components present in the formulation.
How should Cilanem 500 500mg be used?
Depending on the condition your physician will decide the suitable dose. Therefore, it is important to follow your physician’s instructions.
How long should you take Cilanem 500 500mg?
You should continue taking Cilanem - 500 500mg till the physician advises you to do so. Do not stop on your own without consulting your physician.
Missed dose of Cilanem 500 500mg
If you missed a dose of Cilanem - 500 500mg take it as soon as you remember. If it is time to take the exact dose is near, skip the missed dose and take your next dose as prescribed by your physician. Do not take two doses at the same time to compensate the missed dose.
How long Cilanem 500 500mg be stored?
- Keep the Cilanem - 500 500mg away from the site of children and pets
- Do not store near heat or open flame
- Keep it away from direct light at a room temperature