When doripenem has been used investigationally via inhalation, pneumonitis has occurred. DORIBAX should not be administered by this route.
Safety and effectiveness in pediatric patients have not been established.
The most common adverse reactions (greater than or equal to 5%) observed in clinical trials were headache, nausea, diarrhea, rash and phlebitis.
Ortho-McNeil, Inc., is committed to providing innovative, high-quality prescription medicines, education and resources for patients, healthcare providers, and other members of the healthcare community in primary care, specialty and hospital settings. Headquartered in Raritan, N.J., the company markets products for infectious diseases, gastrointestinal disorders, pain management, women's healthcare and urology. For more information, visit http://www.ortho-mcneil.com.
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results could vary materially from the Company's expectations and
projections. Risks and uncertainties include general industry conditions
and competition; economic conditions, such as interest rate and currency
exchange rate fluctuations; technological advances and patents attained by
competitors; challenges inherent in new product development, including
obtaining regulatory approvals; domestic and foreign health care reforms
and governmental laws
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