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SUDOPEN 250MG INJECTION

Injection
MRP: Rs. 1680 for 1 vial(s) (1 injection each)
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Composition for SUDOPEN

Doripenem(250 mg)

food interaction for SUDOPEN

alcohol interaction for SUDOPEN

pregnancy interaction for SUDOPEN

lactation interaction for SUDOPEN

food
alcohol
pregnancy
lactation
It can be taken with or without food, but it is better to take Sudopen 250mg injection at a fixed time.
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Sudopen 250mg 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.

SALT INFORMATION for SUDOPEN

Doripenem(250 mg)

Uses

Sudopen 250mg injection is used in serious bacterial infections.

How it works

Sudopen 250mg 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, Blisters on skin, Convulsion, Diarrhoea, Fever, Difficulty in swalloing, Shortness of breath, Headache, Injection site swelling, Injection site pain, Injection site redness, Black and bloody stools, Skin rash, Itching, Sloughing

SUBSTITUTES for SUDOPEN

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Expert advice for SUDOPEN

  • 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 SUDOPEN

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 12 July, 2015, by Dr. Varun Gupta (MD Pharmacology)