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Antibiotic   Imipenem - cilastatin sodium  
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Imistatin Argentina
Linataz Colombia
Perloyem Argentina
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Silpen Chile
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Zienam Argentina, Austria, Germany, Venezuela
References   Injection   References : Imipenem - cilastatin sodium  
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