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Icupen 500mg Injection

0.5g Powder For Injection in Injection
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Icupen 500 MG Description

Icupen Powder For Injection is an antibiotic medicine that is used to treat severe bacterial infections of the stomach, urinary tract and swelling of the kidney due to a bacterial infection. It conta

ns doripenem as its active ingredient that belongs to carbapenem class of antibiotics. Icupen Powder For Injection is not to be used in viral infections like flu, cold, etc. It will be given to you in a hospital or clinic by a doctor or nurse as an injection. Inform your doctor if you are pregnant, planning a pregnancy or breastfeeding and about your detailed medical history, before starting this medicine.

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ContainsDoripenem(500.0 Mg)
UsesBacerial infection of stomach and urinary tract
Side effectsHeadache, nausea, diarrhea, rash
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Uses of Icupen 500 MG

  • Complicated stomach infections
  • Complicated urinary tract infections, including pyelonephritis (a condition swelling of the kidney due to a bacterial infection)

Contraindications of Icupen 500 MG

  • If you are allergic to doripenem or any of the other ingredients of Icupen Powder For Injection.
  • If you are allergic to any other antibiotics belonging to the penicillin or cephalosporin class of antibiotics (called beta-lactams).

Side effects of Icupen 500 MG

  • Headache
  • Nausea
  • Diarrhoea
  • Rash
  • Inflammation or swelling of a vein

Precautions and Warnings of Icupen 500 MG


Can I take Icupen 500mg Injection during pregnancy?
Icupen Powder For Injection should be avoided during pregnancy due to the lack of safety information. Tell your doctor if you are pregnant or think you may be pregnant while he prescribes you this medicine.

Breast Feeding

Can I take Icupen 500mg Injection while breastfeeding?
It is not known if Icupen Powder For Injection pass in breast milk. To avoid any harm to the breastfeeding infant, consult the doctor if you are breastfeeding before initiating therapy and he may suggest either discontinuing breastfeeding or treatment.


Can I drive if I have consumed Icupen 500mg Injection?
There is no information available on the effect of the medicine on the driving abilities of an individual. If you experience dizziness after the administration of Icupen Powder For Injection, avoid driving.


Can I consume alcohol with Icupen 500mg Injection?
There is no known interaction between alcohol and Icupen Powder For Injection . However, long term use of alcohol weakens your immune system and body's response to pathogens and infections. Consult the doctor for more information if you drink too often.

Mode of Action of Icupen 500 MG

How Does It Work?

Icupen Powder For Injection medicine inhibits bacterial DNA, thereby restricting their growth and preventing them from forming the bacterial protective covering (cell wall) which is needed for them to...
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Directions for Use of Icupen 500 MG

  • Icupen Powder For Injection will be given in the hospital by your doctor or nurse as an injection.
  • Do not self-inject this medicine.

Interactions of Icupen 500 MG

Interactions with other medicines

  • Some medicines affect the way Icupen Powder For Injection works or Icupen itself reduces the effectiveness of other medicines taken at the same time.
  • Inform the doctor about medicines, supplements or herbals you are taking or might take to avoid possible interactions.
  • Especially if you are taking any brain-related medicines such as valproic acid and anti-gout medicines like probenecid.

Storage and disposal of Icupen 500 MG

  • Store at a cool and dark place.
  • Discard the solution if not clear.
  • Do not freeze. Keep it away from children.

Dosage of Icupen 500 MG


Icupen Powder For Injection will be given by a doctor or nurse; thus, the chances of an overdose are unlikely. However, if you experience any discomforts or unusual symptoms, inform the doctor or reac...
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Missed a Dose

It is unlikely that the dose of the injection will be missed if you are monitored in a healthcare setup. However, if you have missed taking a dose of the injection, inform the doctor or nurse immediat...
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Content Details


Nancy Dixit

B. Pharm, M. Pharm


Dr. Ritu Budania

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)


Q: What are the uses of Icupen Powder For Injection?

A: Icupen Powder For Injection is an antibiotic medicine. It is used for the treatment of serious bacterial infections associated with the stomach and urinary tract, including swelling in the kidneys due to bacterial infection.

Q: How is Icupen Powder For Injection given?

A: Icupen Powder For Injection will be given to you by a doctor in a clinic/hospital, avoid self-medicating. The route of administration, dose and duration will be decided by the doctor after careful assessment of the condition you are being treated for and other parameters. Do not self-inject this medicine. Follow the aftercare instruction given by the doctor.

Q: Is Icupen Powder For Injection antibiotic medicine?

A: Yes, Icupen Powder For Injection is an antibiotic medicine, that belongs to carbapenem group of antibiotics.

Q: Is Icupen Powder For Injection effective in covid-19?

A: No, the doctor will prescribe you the appropriate medicine on the basis of the medical history and severity of the underlying condition and medical history. If you have been tested positive for covid-19, immediately inform your doctor. Do not take any medicine to treat or prevent covid-19 without consulting a doctor.
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Last Updated on: 17 Jun 2022 | 08:00 AM (IST)

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