Cilapenem Injection contains Imipemide | belongs to Carbapenem
IV: Administer by IV intermittent infusion; final concentration should not exceed 5 mg/mL; in fluid-restricted patients, a final concentration of 7 mg/mL has been administered; dose lt; 500 mg may be infused over 15-30 min; dose gt; 500 mg should be infused over 40-60 min.
IM: Administer by deep IM injection into a large muscle mass (such as the gluteal muscles or lateral part of the thigh) with a 21-gauge 2-inch needle. Aspiration is necessary to avoid inadvertent injection into a blood vessel.
Compatibility: Stable in D5W, NS.
Stability: Store dry powder at less than 25°C (77°F). Reconstituted solutions are stable for 4 hours at room temperature and for 24 hours when refrigerated. Do not freeze solutions.
Nausea, vomiting, diarrhoea. Colitis. Blood dyscrasias, elevated liver enzymes, urea and creatinine. CNS disturbances, convulsions, thrombophlebitis, eosinophilia, positive Coombs test.
Adults: IV: Usually 250 mg-1 gm by IV infusion 6-8 hourly, depending on type and severity of infections. Prophylaxis, 1 gm on induction of anaesthesia then 1 gm three hr later. IM: Adults: Usually 500-750 mg by deep IM inj 12 hourly depending on type and severity of infection; max 1.5 gm daily. Children: Under 3 mth, not recommended; over 3 mth, 15 mg/kg body weight every 6 hr. Max daily dose 2 gm.
Gonococcal urethritis or cervicitis: Adults: 500 mg as a single dose. Children: Not recommended.
One of the following licensed pharmacy from the nearest location will deliver Cilapenem Injection 500/500 mg 1 Vial. The details of the licensed pharmacy shall be shared once you request the drugs and the respective pharmacy accepts the your request based on valid prescription and availability.