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Doribax 500mg powder for solution for infusion (2012)

Active ingredients: Doripenem

Product Name and Form

Doribax 500 mg powder for solution for infusion.

Pharmaceutical form

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.

Chemical substance

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.

List of excipients


Pack sizes and Marketing

Clear 20 ml Type I glass vial.

The medicinal product is supplied in cartons containing 10 vials.

Marketing authorization holder
Authorization dates

Janssen-Cilag International NV
Turnhoutseweg 30
B-2340 Beerse

Date of first authorisation: 25 July 2008

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