DORIBAX 500MG INJECTION

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Janssen Pharmaceuticals

Composition for DORIBAX 500MG INJECTION

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Primarily used for

Serious Bacterial Infections
Potentiallyunsafewith
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Kidney
3220
₹3220.0/injection
1 injection in 1 vial
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Medicine Overview of DORIBAX INJECTION

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Uses of DORIBAX INJECTION

Doribax 500mg injection is used in serious bacterial infections.
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Side effects of DORIBAX INJECTION

Common

Nausea, Vomiting, Seizure.

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How to use DORIBAX INJECTION

Your doctor or nurse will give you this medicine. Kindly do not self administer.

How DORIBAX INJECTION works

Doribax 500mg injection is an antibiotic. It kills the bacteria by attacking their cell wall. Specifically, it prevents the synthesis of a substance in the cell wall called peptidoglycan, which provides the cell wall with the strength required for survival of bacteria in human body.

In Depth Information on DORIBAX INJECTION

Expert advice for DORIBAX INJECTION

  • Inform your doctor if you have a history of seizures (fits) or are on medications for fits (like valproic acid). In case you experience seizures while on treatment consult your doctor immediately.
  • Seek immediate medical attention if you develop severe skin rash, or diarrhea.
  • Evaluate if diarrhea occurs while on treatment as it can be life threatening resulting from Pseudomembranous colitis caused by Clostridium difficile.
  • Take doripenem medication for the full prescribed length even if you feel fine in order to help the infection get completely cleared.
  • Do not skip doses as this may increase your risk of further infections.
  • Do not take doripenem to treat a viral infection such as the common cold or flu.
  • Tell your doctor if you are or planning to become pregnant or are breastfeeding.
Warnings
Special precautions for DORIBAX 500MG INJECTION
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Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
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Pregnancy
PROBABLY SAFE
Doribax 500mg injection is probably safe to use during pregnancy.

Animal studies have shown low or no adverse effect on the foetus, however, there are limited human studies. Please consult your doctor.
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Lactation
Unknown. Human and animal studies are not available. Please consult your doctor.
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Driving
There is no data available. Please consult doctor before consuming the drug.
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Kidney
CAUTION
Caution should be used in patients with renal impairment.
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Liver
There is no data available. Please consult doctor before consuming the drug.
Severely interacts with other drugs like
ENCORATE SYRUP, VALOX 500MG TABLET CR, ENCORATE 200MG TABLET, VALPROL SYRUP

Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions for DORIBAX 500MG INJECTION

Frequently asked questions for Doripenem

Q. What is doripenem used for?
Doripenem is used to treat complicated urinary tract infections including pyelonephritis (inflammation of kidney due to bacterial infections), and complicated bacterial infections of the abdomen. Doripenem is also used to treat some nosocomial infections (infections acquired in the hospital facility) such as nosocomial pneumonia
Q. Does doripenem cover pseudomonas/ MRSA?
Yes, doripenem is active against pseudomonas, but not against MRS
Q. How does doripenem work?
Doripenem belongs to class of medications called carbapenem antimicrobials. It works by arresting the bacterial cell wall synthesis resulting in bacterial cell death.

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