Disease Information for Imipenem-cilastatin (Primaxin) Administration/Toxicity

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Disease Mechanism & Classification
Drugs
DRUG/Anti-anaerobic antibiotic/activity
DRUG/Antibiotic/antibacterial drug (example)
DRUG/Antibiotic/Antimicrobial drugs (category)
DRUG/Carbapenem beta-lactam antibiotic (example)
Process
PROCESS/Medication/Drug (CONFIRM dose/before treatment)
Synonyms
Synonym
2 Heptenoic acid 7 ((2 amino 2 carboxyethyl)thio) 2 (((2 2 dimethylcyclopropyl)carbonyl)amino) (R (R* S* (Z))), Cilastatin, Cilastatin (product), Cilastatin (substance), CILASTATIN PREPARATION, Brand name/Primaxin (Imipenem-cilastatin)
Treatment
Drug Dosage
DRUG/.$$$$$ Most Expensive
DRUG/Dose 1000 iv
DRUG/Dose Q6 hrs Medication
DRUG/Dose Q8 Hrs Medication
DRUG/Injectable preparation only
DRUG/Intravenous administraton RX
DRUG/Intravenous only RX
Definition

A antibacterial antibiotic drug; wide spectrum; parentera; preparation; used often in surgical abdominal infections;

expensive; parenteral preparation

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