cilastatin sodium

ci·la·stat·in so·di·um

(sī'lă-stat'in sō'dē-ŭm),
An inhibitor of the renal dipeptidase, dehydropeptidase 1, used, in conjunction with the antibiotic imipenem, which is subject to metabolism in the kidneys, to increase therapeutic response to the antibiotic.
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- China Imipenem and cilastatin sodium Market, 2010-2019
The drug discs used were as follows: Penicillin Group: Methicillin (Oxacillin 5ug), Amoxicillin (20ug), Amoxicillin + Clavulanic acid (20/10ug), Piperacillin + Tazobactam (100/10 ug ) , Glycopeptides: Vancomycin (30ug), Teicoplanin (30ug), Carbapenems: Meropenem (10ug), Imipenem + Cilastatin Sodium (10 ug), Cephalosporins: Cephradine (25ug), Ceftriaxone (30ug), Ceftazidime (30 ug), Cefoperazone (75ug) and Fluoroquinolones: Ciprofloxacin (5ug) and Enoxacin (10ug).