Doricrit 500mg Injection

Cipla Ltd

Composition for Doricrit 500mg Injection

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Primarily used for

Serious bacterial infections
30 ml in 1 vial

Medicine Overview of Doricrit Injection


Uses of Doricrit Injection

Doricrit 500mg Injection is used in serious bacterial infections
It is used in infections of various body parts like skin and soft tissues, urinary tract, blood, brain and lungs (pneumonia).

Side effects of Doricrit Injection


Nausea, Vomiting, Seizure.


How to use Doricrit Injection

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

How Doricrit Injection works

Doricrit 500mg Injection is an antibiotic. It kills bacteria by preventing them from forming their own protective covering which is required for their survival in the human body.

In Depth Information on Doricrit Injection

Expert advice for Doricrit 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.
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Special precautions for Doricrit 500mg Injection
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Doricrit 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.
Doricrit 500mg Injection is probably safe to use during lact
ation. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent a significant risk to the baby.
It is not known whether Doricrit 500mg Injection alters the
ability to drive. Do not drive if you experience any symptoms that affect your ability to concentrate and react.
Doricrit 500mg Injection should be used with caution in pati
ents with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Doricrit 500mg Injection may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Doricrit 500mg Injection is probably safe to use in patients
with liver disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Doricrit 500mg Injection may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.
Severely interacts with other drugs like
Validin 500mg Tablet CR, Valon 200mg Tablet CR, Valon 300mg Tablet CR, Valon 500mg Tablet CR

Missed Dosageuses

If you miss a dose of Doripenem, please consult your doctor.
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Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions for Doricrit 500mg Injection

Frequently asked questions for Doripenem

Doricrit is used to treat complicated urinary tract infections including pyelonephritis (inflammation of kidney due to bacterial infections), and complicated bacterial infections of the abdomen. Doricrit is also used to treat some nosocomial infections (infections acquired in the hospital facility) such as nosocomial pneumonia
Yes, Doricrit is active against pseudomonas, but not against MRS
Doricrit 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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