Active Ingredient(s):Imipenem + Cilastatin FDA Approved: * November 26, 1985 Pharm Company: *MERCK Category:Antibiotics
Imipenem/cilastatin, sold under the brand name Primaxin among others, is an antibiotic useful for the treatment of a number of bacterial infections. It is made from a combination of imipenem and cilastatin. Specifically it is used for pneumonia, sepsis, endocarditis, joint infections, intra-abdominal infections, and urinary tract infections. It is given by injection into a vein or muscle.
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