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In the US, Doripenem (doripenem systemic) is a member of the drug class carbapenems and is used to treat Intraabdominal Infection, Kidney Infections and Urinary Tract Infection.

US matches:



ATC (Anatomical Therapeutic Chemical Classification)


CAS registry number (Chemical Abstracts Service)


Chemical Formula


Molecular Weight


Therapeutic Category

Beta-lactam antibacterial: Carbapenem

Chemical Name

(+)-(4R,5S,6S)-6-[(1R)-1-Hydroxyetyl]-4-metyl-7-oxo-3-[[(3S,5S)-5-[(sulfamoylamino)metyl]-3-pyrrolidinyl]tio]-1-azabicyclo[3.2.0]hept-2-ene-2-carobxylic acid (WHO)

Foreign Names

  • Doripenemum (Latin)
  • Doripenem (German)
  • DoripĂ©nem (French)
  • Doripenem (Spanish)

Generic Names

  • Doripenem (OS: USAN)
  • S-4661 (IS: JohnsonJohns)
  • Doripenem Hydrate (OS: JAN)
  • Doripenem monohydrate (IS)

Brand Names

  • Doribax
    Janssen, Malaysia; Janssen, Philippines; Janssen Pharmaceutica, Israel; Janssen-Cilag, Greece; Janssen-Cilag, Hong Kong; Janssen-Cilag, Poland; Johnson & Johnson, Indonesia; Johnson & Johnson, Turkey; Ortho-McNeil Janssen, United States; Shionogi, United States; Takeda, Singapore; Takeda, Thailand
  • Doriglen
    Glenmark, India
  • Dorinem
    ACI, Bangladesh
  • Doripen
    Eskayef, Bangladesh
  • Finibax
    Shionogi, Taiwan
  • Doribax
    Janssen, Australia; Janssen, New Zealand; Janssen, Romania; Janssen, South Africa; Janssen Cilag, Argentina; Janssen Cilag, Serbia; Janssen-Cilag, Germany; Janssen-Cilag, Lithuania; Johnson & Johnson, Croatia (Hrvatska)
  • Finibax
    Shionogi Seiyaku, Japan


ISInofficial Synonym
JANJapanese Accepted Name
OSOfficial Synonym
Rec.INNRecommended International Nonproprietary Name (World Health Organization)
USANUnited States Adopted Name
WHOWorld Health Organization

Further information on drug naming conventions: International Nonproprietary Names.

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