Is there a generic version of imipenem and cilastatin?

A generic version of imipenem-cilastatin (brand name: Primaxin) is available. Imipenem is an antibiotic given by injection to treat infections in the bones and joints, blood, urinary tract, lungs and other parts of the body. Cilastatin prevents the body from inactivating the antibiotic too quickly.

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