Cefarox

Cefarox

cefixime

Manufacturer:

Gracia Pharmindo
Concise Prescribing Info
Contents
Cefixime
Indications/Uses
Uncomplicated UTI, otitis media; pharyngitis, tonsillitis, acute bronchitis, acute exacerbation of chronic bronchitis.
Dosage/Direction for Use
Cap Adult & childn ≥30 kg 100 mg 1-2 times daily, may be increased to 200 mg 2 times daily in severe infections. Dry syr Childn 1.5-3 mg/kg 2 times daily, may be increased to 6 mg/kg 2 times daily in severe infection.
Administration
Should be taken with food.
Contraindications
History of shock or hypersensitivity.
Special Precautions
History of hypersensitivity to penicillin & other cephalosporins, personal or familial history of allergy eg, bronchial asthma, rash, urticaria, severe kidney function impairment, low oral nutrition; concomitant therapy w/ parenteral nutrition. Pregnancy & lactation. Childn <6 mth (including newborn & premature infants). Elderly, debilitated patients.
Adverse Reactions
Shock, hypersensitivity reactions, haematological changes, increased SGOT/SGPT/alkaline phosphatase, kidney dysfunction, GI effects, interstitial pneumonia, stomatitis or candidiasis, vit K or vit B deficiency, headache, positive direct Coombs' test.
MIMS Class
ATC Classification
J01DD08 - cefixime ; Belongs to the class of third-generation cephalosporins. Used in the systemic treatment of infections.
Presentation/Packing
Form
Cefarox dry syr 100 mg/5 mL
Packing/Price
30 mL x 1's (Rp60,000/botol)
Form
Cefarox cap 100 mg
Packing/Price
2 × 10's (Rp280,000/boks)
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