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Doriglen 500 mg Injection

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Composition for Doriglen 500 mg Injection

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Primary uses of Doriglen 500 mg Injection

Serious bacterial infections
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Medicine Overview of Doriglen Injection

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Uses of Doriglen Injection

Doriglen 500 mg 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).
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Doriglen Injection side effects

Common

Side Effects of Doriglen are Vomiting, Nausea, Injection site reactions (pain, swelling, redness).

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How to use Doriglen Injection

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

How Doriglen Injection works

Doriglen 500 mg Injection is an antibiotic. It kills bacteria by preventing them from forming the bacterial protective covering which is needed for them to survive.

In Depth Information on Doriglen Injection

Expert advice for Doriglen 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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Doriglen Injection related warnings
Special precautions for Doriglen Injection
Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Pregnancy
PROBABLY SAFE
Doriglen 500 mg 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.
Lactation
Doriglen 500 mg Injection is probably safe to use during lactation. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent a significant risk to the baby.
Driving
It is not known whether Doriglen 500 mg Injection alters the ability to drive. Do not drive if you experience any symptoms that affect your ability to concentrate and react.
Kidney
CAUTION
Doriglen 500 mg Injection should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Doriglen 500 mg Injection may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
Doriglen 500 mg Injection is probably safe to use in patients with liver disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Doriglen 500 mg Injection may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.

What if you miss a dose of Doriglen Injection?uses

If you miss a dose of Doriglen 500 mg Injection, please consult your doctor.

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Frequently asked questions about Doriglen Injection

Frequently asked questions about Doripenem

Doriglen is used to treat complicated urinary tract infections including pyelonephritis (inflammation of kidney due to bacterial infections), and complicated bacterial infections of the abdomen. Doriglen is also used to treat some nosocomial infections (infections acquired in the hospital facility) such as nosocomial pneumonia
Yes, Doriglen is active against pseudomonas, but not against MRS
Doriglen belongs to class of medications called carbapenem antimicrobials. It works by arresting the bacterial cell wall synthesis resulting in bacterial cell death.

Severely interacts with other drugs like

Taking Doriglen with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects

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