Ambica Doripenem

Ambica Doripenem Drug Interactions



BDR Pharmaceutical


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Drug Interactions
Valproic acid: A clinically significant reduction in serum valproic acid concentrations has been reported in patients receiving carbapenem antibiotics and may result in loss of seizure control. Although the mechanism of this interaction is not fully understood, data from in vitro and animal studies suggest that carbapenem antibiotics may inhibit valproic acid glucuronide hydrolysis. Serum valproic acid concentrations should be monitored frequently after initiating carbapenem therapy. Alternative antibacterial or anticonvulsant therapy should be considered if serum valproic acid concentrations cannot be maintained in the therapeutic range or a seizure occurs.
Probenecid: Probenecid interferes with the active tubular secretion of doripenem, resulting in increased plasma concentrations of doripenem. Co-administration of probenecid with Doripenem for injection is not recommended.
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