Medicine Overview of Doritrum Injection
Doritrum 500 mg Injection is used in severe 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 Doritrum are Vomiting, Nausea, Injection site reactions (pain, swelling, redness).
Your doctor or nurse will give you this medicine. Kindly do not self administer.
Doritrum 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 Doritrum Injection
- Your doctor has prescribed Doritrum 500 mg Injection to cure your infection and improve symptoms.
- It may cause diarrhea and loose bowel movements. Drink plenty of fluids to keep yourself hydrated and inform your doctor if it becomes persistent or contains blood or mucus.
- Discontinue Doritrum 500 mg Injection and inform your doctor immediately if you get a rash, itchy skin, swelling of face and mouth, or have difficulty in breathing.
- Your doctor may monitor your liver function while taking this medication.
- Do not skip any doses and finish the full course of treatment even if you feel better.
Doritrum Injection related warnings
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
If you miss a dose of Doritrum 500 mg Injection, please consult your doctor.
Frequently asked questions about Doritrum Injection
Q. What is Doritrum used for?
Doritrum is used to treat complicated urinary tract infections including pyelonephritis (inflammation of kidney due to bacterial infections), and complicated bacterial infections of the abdomen. Doritrum is also used to treat some nosocomial infections (infections acquired in the hospital facility) such as nosocomial pneumonia
Q. Does Doritrum cover pseudomonas/ MRSA?
Yes, Doritrum is active against pseudomonas, but not against MRS
Q. How does Doritrum work?
Doritrum 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 Doritrum with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
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