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DORIPEN 500MG INJECTION

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Rs.2790for 1 vial(s) (1 injection each)
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Composition FOR DORIPEN

Doripenem(500 mg)

food interaction for DORIPEN

alcohol interaction for DORIPEN

pregnancy interaction for DORIPEN

lactation interaction for DORIPEN

medicine interaction for DORIPEN

food
alcohol
pregnancy
lactation
medicine
It can be taken with or without food, but it is better to take Doripen 500mg injection at a fixed time.
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Doripen 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.
PROBABLY SAFE
Unknown. Human and animal studies are not available. Please consult your doctor.
  • SERIOUS INTERACTION
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  • SALT INFORMATION FOR DORIPEN

    Doripenem(500 mg)

    Uses

    Doripen 500mg injection is used in serious bacterial infections

    How it works

    Doripen 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.

    Common side effects

    Nausea, Vomiting, Seizure

    SUBSTITUTES FOR DORIPEN

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      Rs. 3380/injection
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      pay 21% more per injection
    • SUDOPEN 500 MG INJECTION
      (1 injection in vial)
      Sun Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd
      Rs. 3066/injection
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      Rs. 3066
      pay 10% more per injection
    • MIDONEM 500MG INJECTION
      (1 ML injection in vial)
      Micro Labs Ltd
      Rs. 2042.87/ML of injection
      generic_icon
      Rs. 2042.87
      save 27% more per ML of injection
    • DORICRIT 500MG INJECTION
      (30 ML injection in vial)
      Cipla Ltd
      Rs. 117.33/ML of injection
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      Rs. 3520
      save 96% more per ML of injection
    • ICUPEN 500MG INJECTION
      (1 injection in vial)
      Abbott India Ltd
      Rs. 3514.28/injection
      Injection
      Rs. 3514.28
      pay 26% more per injection

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    Expert advice FOR DORIPEN

    • 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.

    Frequently asked questions FOR DORIPEN

    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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    Content on this page was last updated on 08 March, 2017, by Dr. Varun Gupta (MD Pharmacology)