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Doribax Patient Information including If I Miss a Dose
In this Article
- What is doripenem (Doribax)?
- What are the possible side effects of doripenem (Doribax)?
- What is the most important information I should know about doripenem (Doribax)?
- What should I discuss with my health care provider before receiving doripenem (Doribax)?
- How is doripenem given (Doribax)?
- What happens if I miss a dose (Doribax)?
- What happens if I overdose (Doribax)?
- What should I avoid while receiving doripenem (Doribax)?
- What other drugs will affect doripenem (Doribax)?
- Where can I get more information?
What happens if I miss a dose (Doribax)?
Call your doctor for instructions if you miss a dose of doripenem.
What happens if I overdose (Doribax)?
Seek emergency medical attention or call the Poison Help line at 1-800-222-1222.
What should I avoid while receiving doripenem (Doribax)?
Antibiotic medicines can cause diarrhea, which may be a sign of a new infection. If you have diarrhea that is watery or bloody, stop taking doripenem and call your doctor. Do not use anti-diarrhea medicine unless your doctor tells you to.
What other drugs will affect doripenem (Doribax)?
Tell your doctor about all medicines you use, and those you start or stop using during your treatment with doripenem, especially:
- probenecid; or
- valproic acid.
This list is not complete. Other drugs may interact with doripenem, including prescription and over-the-counter medicines, vitamins, and herbal products. Not all possible interactions are listed in this medication guide.
Where can I get more information?
Your pharmacist can provide more information about doripenem.
Remember, keep this and all other medicines out of the reach of children, never share your medicines with others, and use this medication only for the indication prescribed.
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Additional Doribax Information
- Doribax Drug Interactions Center: doripenem iv
- Doribax Side Effects Center
- Doribax Overview including Precautions
- Doribax FDA Approved Prescribing Information including Dosage
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