Doriglen 500mg Injection

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Glenmark Pharmaceuticals Ltd

Composition for Doriglen 500mg Injection

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Primarily used for

Serious bacterial infections
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Medicine Overview of Doriglen Injection

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Uses of Doriglen Injection

Doriglen 500mg Injection is used in serious bacterial infections.
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Side effects of Doriglen Injection

Common

Nausea, Vomiting, Seizure.

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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 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 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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Warnings
Special precautions for Doriglen 500mg Injection
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Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
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Pregnancy
PROBABLY SAFE
Doriglen 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
Doriglen 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.
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Driving
It is not known whether Doriglen 500mg Injection alters the
ability to drive. Do not drive if you experience any symptoms that affect your ability to concentrate and react.
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Kidney
CAUTION
Doriglen 500mg Injection should be used with caution in pati
ents with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Doriglen 500mg Injection may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
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Liver
Doriglen 500mg Injection is probably safe to use in patients
with liver disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Doriglen 500mg Injection may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.
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Severely interacts with other drugs like
Encorate Syrup, Validin 500mg Tablet CR, Valon 200mg Tablet CR, Valon 300mg Tablet CR

Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions for Doriglen 500mg Injection

Frequently asked questions for 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.

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