Active Ingredient(s): Imipenem + Cilastatin
FDA Approved: * November 26, 1985
Pharm Company: * MERCK
Category: Antibiotics

* This drug may consist of multiple approval dates, manufacturers, or distributors. If applicable, they would be listed below under "NDC Database Records".

Primaxin Overview

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...

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Possible Dosages for this and Related Drugs:

Imipenem + Cilastatin
  • Injection: 250mg, 250mg/vial + 250mg/vial, 500mg, 500mg/vial + 500mg/vial, 750mg, 750mg/vial + 750mg/vial
  • Powder: 250mg/vial + 250mg/vial, 500mg/vial + 500mg/vial, 750mg/vial + 750mg/vial
Note: Above list includes dosages for all drugs with the same combination of active ingredients.

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