Doritrum 500 mg Injection

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Overview

Uses of Doritrum Injection

Doritrum 500 mg Injection is used in the treatment of severe bacterial infections. It is used in infections of various body parts like skin and soft tissues, urinary tract, blood and lungs (pneumonia).

Doritrum Injection side effects

Common
  • Vomiting
  • Nausea
  • Injection site reactions (pain, swelling, redness)

How to use Doritrum Injection

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

How Doritrum Injection works

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

Doritrum Injection related warnings

Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Pregnancy
PROBABLY SAFE
Doritrum 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
Doritrum 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 Doritrum 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
Doritrum 500 mg Injection should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Doritrum 500 mg Injection may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
Doritrum 500 mg Injection is probably safe to use in patients with liver disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Doritrum 500 mg Injection may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.

What if you miss a dose of Doritrum Injection?

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

Alternate Brands

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Expert Advice

  • Doritrum 500 mg Injection is an antibiotic that's usually only given in the hospital for serious infections.
  • It is given by a drip into a vein (intravenous infusion) over 20 to 60 minutes. In severe cases, it may be given slowly for 3 to 4 hours by intravenous infusion.
  • Inform your doctor if you are allergic to penicillin or if you are taking any seizure medication before starting treatment with this medication.
  • Diarrhea may occur as a side effect. Inform your doctor if you develop severe stomach pain or if you find blood in your stools.
  • Your doctor may monitor your liver and kidney function while you are having treatment with this medication.

Interaction with Drugs

Taking Doritrum with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Brand(s): Valkid, Valprosh, Cylenc SV
SERIOUS

FAQs

Q. For how long is Doritrum used?

Duration of treatment with Doritrum depends on the severity of your infection, which will be decided by your doctor.

Q. How long does Doritrum take to work?

Usually, Doritrum starts working soon after taking it. However, it may take some days to kill all the harmful bacteria and make you feel better.

Q. Is Doritrum a strong antibiotic?

Yes, Doritrum is a strong antibiotic i.e broad spectrum antibiotic (antibiotics that can kill a wide variety of bacteria). It belongs to the category of antibiotics called carbepenam. It is used in the treatment of sever bacterial infections of skin, stomach, brain and lungs.
Related Lab Tests
Information last updated by Dr. Varun Gupta, MD Pharmacology on 25th Jan 2018.
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