Doribax 500mg powder for solution for infusion (2012)
Active ingredients: Doripenem
Product Name and Form
Doribax 500 mg powder for solution for infusion.
Powder for solution for infusion (powder for infusion).
White to slightly yellowish off-white crystalline powder.
Qualitative and Quantitative Composition
Each vial contains doripenem monohydrate equivalent to 500 mg doripenem.
The medicinal product does not contain any excipients.
Doripenem is a synthetic carbapenem antibacterial agent. Doripenem exerts its bactericidal activity by inhibiting bacterial cell wall biosynthesis. Doripenem inactivates multiple essential penicillin-binding proteins (PBPs) resulting in inhibition of cell wall synthesis with subsequent cell death.
Pack sizes and Marketing
Clear 20 ml Type I glass vial.
The medicinal product is supplied in cartons containing 10 vials.
Janssen-Cilag International NV
Date of first authorisation: 25 July 2008