Doribax

Doribax treats serious bacteria infections of the kidney, urinary tract, and stomach. Depending on the infection being treated, you can be given this medication for up to 14 days.

Doribax Overview

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Doribax is a prescription medication used to treat serious bacterial infections of the kidney, urinary tract, and stomach. Doribax belongs to a group of drugs called carbapenem antibiotics. These work to kill bacteria by interfering with their ability to make a cell wall. 

This medication comes in an injectable form to be given directly into a vein (IV) by a healthcare professional. It is usually given every 8 hours for 5-14 days, depending on the type of infection.

Common side effects of Doribax include headache, nausea, diarrhea, and rash

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Uses of Doribax

Doribax is a prescription medication used to treat serious bacterial infections of the kidney, urinary tract, and stomach.

This medication may be prescribed for other uses. Ask your doctor or pharmacist for more information.

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Doripenem

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Side Effects of Doribax

Serious side effects have been reported with Doribax. See the "Doribax Precautions" section.

Common side effects of Doribax include the following:

  • headache
  • nausea
  • diarrhea
  • rash
  • inflammation of the walls of a vein
  • anemia (low amount of red blood cells)

This is not a complete list of Doribax side effects. Ask your doctor or pharmacist for more information.

Tell your doctor if you have any side effect that bothers you or that does not go away.

Call your doctor for medical advice about side effects. You may report side effects to the FDA at 1-800-FDA-1088.