Clofoctol


Full Generic Medicine Info
Dosage/Direction for Use

Rectal
Respiratory tract infections
Adult: 750 mg bid.
Adverse Reactions
Coma, respiratory depression, hypotension, hypothermia, pneumonia may follow increased respiratory secretion. Endotracheal intubation may be required if the patient is unconscious. Admin of activated charcoal in patients if present within 1 hr of ingestion. Treatment is supportive with close monitoring of electrolytes, CV, respiratory and renal functions. If no improvement after 24 hr of supportive care, consider charcoal haemoperfusion.
Action
Clofoctol has bacteriostatic or bactericidal activity against gram-positive organisms e.g. staphylococci and streptococci.
CIMS Class
Other Antibiotics
ATC Classification
J01XX03 - clofoctol ; Belongs to the class of other antibacterials. Used in the systemic treatment of infections.
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