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Medications for Peritonitis

About Peritonitis:  An inflammation (irritation) of the peritoneum, the membrane that lines the wall of the abdomen and covers the abdominal organs.

Drugs Used to Treat Peritonitis

The following list of medications are in some way related to, or used in the treatment of this condition.

Drug name Rx / OTC Pregnancy CSA Alcohol Reviews Rating Activity
Flagyl B N X 1 review
10

Generic name: metronidazole systemic

Drug class: amebicides, miscellaneous antibiotics

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: AHFS DI Monograph, Prescribing Information

vancomycin C N 1 review
9.0

Generic name: vancomycin systemic

Brand names:  Vancocin, Vancocin HCl, Vancocin HCl Pulvules

Drug class: glycopeptide antibiotics

For consumers: dosage, interactions,

For professionals: A-Z Drug Facts, AHFS DI Monograph, Prescribing Information

clindamycin B N 8 reviews
8.0

Generic name: clindamycin systemic

Brand names:  Cleocin, Cleocin HCl, Cleocin Pediatric, Cleocin Phosphate …show all

Drug class: lincomycin derivatives

For consumers: dosage, interactions,

For professionals: A-Z Drug Facts, AHFS DI Monograph, Prescribing Information

metronidazole B N X 4 reviews
7.0

Generic name: metronidazole systemic

Brand names:  Flagyl, Flagyl IV, Flagyl 375

Drug class: amebicides, miscellaneous antibiotics

For consumers: dosage, interactions,

For professionals: A-Z Drug Facts, AHFS DI Monograph, Prescribing Information

Albuked C N Add review
0.0

Generic name: albumin human systemic

Drug class: plasma expanders

For consumers: dosage, side effects

For professionals: Prescribing Information

Albuked 5 C N Add review
0.0

Generic name: albumin human systemic

Drug class: plasma expanders

For consumers: dosage, side effects

Albuked 25 C N Add review
0.0

Generic name: albumin human systemic

Drug class: plasma expanders

For consumers: dosage, side effects

Albumin-ZLB C N Add review
0.0

Generic name: albumin human systemic

Drug class: plasma expanders

For consumers: dosage, side effects

Albuminar-5 C N Add review
0.0

Generic name: albumin human systemic

Drug class: plasma expanders

For consumers: dosage, side effects

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Albuminar-20 C N Add review
0.0

Generic name: albumin human systemic

Drug class: plasma expanders

For consumers: dosage, side effects

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Albuminar-25 C N Add review
0.0

Generic name: albumin human systemic

Drug class: plasma expanders

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Albuminex C N Add review
0.0

Generic name: albumin human systemic

For consumers: dosage, side effects

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albumin human C N Add review
0.0

Generic name: albumin human systemic

Brand names:  Albuked, Buminate, Albuked 5, Albuked 25, Albumin-ZLB, Albuminar-5, Albuminar-20, Albuminar-25, Albuminex, Alburx, Albutein, Flexbumin, Human Albumin Grifols, Kedbumin, Plasbumin, Plasbumin-5 …show all

Drug class: plasma expanders

For consumers: dosage,

For professionals: A-Z Drug Facts, AHFS DI Monograph, Prescribing Information

Alburx C N Add review
0.0

Generic name: albumin human systemic

Drug class: plasma expanders

For consumers: dosage, side effects

For professionals: Prescribing Information

Albutein C N Add review
0.0

Generic name: albumin human systemic

Drug class: plasma expanders

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For professionals: Prescribing Information

amikacin D N Add review
0.0

Generic name: amikacin systemic

Brand names:  Amikin, Amikin Pediatric

Drug class: aminoglycosides

For consumers: dosage, interactions,

For professionals: A-Z Drug Facts, AHFS DI Monograph, Prescribing Information

Amikin D N Add review
0.0

Generic name: amikacin systemic

Drug class: aminoglycosides

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: Prescribing Information

Amikin Pediatric D N Add review
0.0

Generic name: amikacin systemic

Drug class: aminoglycosides

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

ampicillin / sulbactam B N Add review
0.0

Generic name: ampicillin / sulbactam systemic

Brand name:  Unasyn

Drug class: beta-lactamase inhibitors

For consumers: dosage, interactions,

For professionals: A-Z Drug Facts, AHFS DI Monograph, Prescribing Information

ampicillin B N Add review
0.0

Generic name: ampicillin systemic

Drug class: aminopenicillins

For consumers: dosage, interactions,

For professionals: A-Z Drug Facts, AHFS DI Monograph, Prescribing Information

Azactam B N Add review
0.0

Generic name: aztreonam systemic

Drug class: miscellaneous antibiotics

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: AHFS DI Monograph, Prescribing Information

aztreonam B N Add review
0.0

Generic name: aztreonam systemic

Brand name:  Azactam

Drug class: miscellaneous antibiotics

For consumers: dosage, interactions,

For professionals: A-Z Drug Facts, AHFS DI Monograph, Prescribing Information

Buminate C N Add review
0.0

Generic name: albumin human systemic

Drug class: plasma expanders

For consumers: dosage, side effects

cefazolin B N Add review
0.0

Generic name: cefazolin systemic

Drug class: first generation cephalosporins

For consumers: dosage, interactions,

For professionals: A-Z Drug Facts, AHFS DI Monograph, Prescribing Information

Cefotan B N X Add review
0.0

Generic name: cefotetan systemic

Drug class: second generation cephalosporins

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: Prescribing Information

Learn more about Peritonitis

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ICD-10 CM Clinical Codes (External)

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Rx Prescription Only
OTC Over the Counter
Rx/OTC Prescription or Over the Counter
Off Label This medication may not be approved by the FDA for the treatment of this condition.
Pregnancy Category
A Adequate and well-controlled studies have failed to demonstrate a risk to the fetus in the first trimester of pregnancy (and there is no evidence of risk in later trimesters).
B Animal reproduction studies have failed to demonstrate a risk to the fetus and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women.
C Animal reproduction studies have shown an adverse effect on the fetus and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in humans, but potential benefits may warrant use in pregnant women despite potential risks.
D There is positive evidence of human fetal risk based on adverse reaction data from investigational or marketing experience or studies in humans, but potential benefits may warrant use in pregnant women despite potential risks.
X Studies in animals or humans have demonstrated fetal abnormalities and/or there is positive evidence of human fetal risk based on adverse reaction data from investigational or marketing experience, and the risks involved in use in pregnant women clearly outweigh potential benefits.
N FDA has not classified the drug.
Controlled Substances Act (CSA) Schedule
N Is not subject to the Controlled Substances Act.
1 Has a high potential for abuse. Has no currently accepted medical use in treatment in the United States. There is a lack of accepted safety for use under medical supervision.
2 Has a high potential for abuse. Has a currently accepted medical use in treatment in the United States or a currently accepted medical use with severe restrictions. Abuse may lead to severe psychological or physical dependence.
3 Has a potential for abuse less than those in schedules 1 and 2. Has a currently accepted medical use in treatment in the United States. Abuse may lead to moderate or low physical dependence or high psychological dependence.
4 Has a low potential for abuse relative to those in schedule 3. It has a currently accepted medical use in treatment in the United States. Abuse may lead to limited physical dependence or psychological dependence relative to those in schedule 3.
5 Has a low potential for abuse relative to those in schedule 4. Has a currently accepted medical use in treatment in the United States. Abuse may lead to limited physical dependence or psychological dependence relative to those in schedule 4.
Alcohol
X Interacts with Alcohol.

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