Colergis

Colergis

Manufacturer:

Dexa Medica
Concise Prescribing Info
Contents
Per tab/5 mL syr Betamethasone 0.25 mg, dexchlorphenamine maleate 2 mg
Indications/Uses
Allergic conditions that need corticosteroid therapy.
Dosage/Direction for Use
Tab/syr Adult & childn ≥12 yr 1 tab/tsp. Max: 6 tab/tsp daily. Childn 6-12 yr ½ tab/tsp. Max: 3 tab/tsp daily; 2-6 yr ¼ tab/tsp. Max: 1 ½ tab/tsp daily. All doses are given 4-6 hrly.
Administration
Should be taken with food.
Contraindications
Hypersensitivity to betamethasone & sulphite. MAOI therapy, neonate & premature infant, systemic fungal infection, immunization, peptic ulcer. Pregnancy & lactation.
Special Precautions
Hypothyroidism/cirrhosis, MI, asthma, psychosis, HTN, liver function failure, thromboembolic disturbance, renal insufficiency, osteoporosis, ocular herpes simplex, increased IOP, seizures, diverticulitis, ulcerative colitis, intestinal anastomosis; viral/bacterial infection; closed-angle glaucoma, pyloroduodenal obstruction, prostate hypertrophy or bladder neck obstruction, DM, steroid myopathy epilepsy, CHF. Myasthenia gravis patients taking anticholinesterase, elderly & debilitated. Avoid long-term high-dose use especially in infants & childn. May impair ability to drive or operate machinery.
Adverse Reactions
Protein catabolism, adrenocortical atrophy & secondary adrenocortical insufficiency, infection sensitivity augmentation, edema, Na retention, K loss, hypokalemic alkalosis, HTN, hypocalcemia, posterior subcapsular cataract especially in childn, exophthalmus, increased IOP, glaucoma, endocrinal disturbances including hypercortism & amenorrhea, decreased glucose tolerance, hyperglycemia, DM exacerbation, GI & neurological effects. Dexchlorpheniramine maleate: Drowsiness, headache, dryness of mouth, nose & throat; dizziness, weakness, fluid & electrolyte imbalance, HPA-axis suppression, mental disturbance, myopathy, muscle mass loss.
Drug Interactions
Barbiturates, phenytoin, rifampin, aspirin, salicylates, diuretics & drugs w/ K, tranquilizers, alcohol, MAOIs.
ATC Classification
R06AB52 - dexchlorpheniramine, combinations ; Belongs to the class of substituted alkylamines used as systemic antihistamines.
Presentation/Packing
Form
Colergis tab
Packing/Price
10 × 10's (Rp175,000/boks)
Form
Colergis syr
Packing/Price
60 mL x 1's (Rp32,000/botol)
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