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.[1] It is made from a combination of imipenem and cilastatin.[1] Specifically it is used for pneumonia, sepsis, endocarditis, joint infections, intra-abdominal infections, and urinary tract infections.[1] It is given by injection into a vein or muscle.[1] Common side effects include n... [wikipedia]

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