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In the event of overdose, DORIBAX® should be discontinued and general supportive treatment given.
Doripenem can be removed by hemodialysis. In subjects with end-stage renal disease administered DORIBAX® 500 mg, the mean total recovery of doripenem and doripenemM1 in the dialysate following a 4-hour hemodialysis session was 259 mg (52% of the dose). However, no information is available on the use of hemodialysis to treat overdosage. [see CLINICAL PHARMACOLOGY]
DORIBAX® is contraindicated in patients with known serious hypersensitivity to doripenem or to other drugs in the same class or in patients who have demonstrated anaphylactic reactions to beta-lactams.This monograph has been modified to include the generic and brand name in many instances.
Last reviewed on RxList: 8/27/2015
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