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Antimicrobial Name: Doripenem (Doribax)
CAS Number: 148016-81-3
Type of Antibiotic: Carbapenems
Origin: Semi-synthetic
Functional Category: Antibiotic
Molecular Weight: 420.50426
Chemical Formula:


Melting point:

173 °C


Doripenem (Doribax) (common name doripenem monohydrate) is an ultra-broad spectrum injectable antibiotic. It is a beta-lactam and belongs to the subgroup of carbapenems. It was launched by Shionogi Co. of Japan under the brand name Finibax in 2005 and is being marketed outside Japan by Johnson & Johnson. It is particularly active against Pseudomonas aeruginosa.