Colsancetine

Colsancetine

chloramphenicol

Manufacturer:

Sanbe
Concise Prescribing Info
Contents
Chloramphenicol (Cap/syr: palmitate; Inj: Na succinate)
Indications/Uses
Cap/syr: Typhoid fever, whooping cough, brucellosis, rickettsia, pneumonia, bronchopneumonia, UTI, infection sensitive to chloramphenicol. Inj: Typhoid & paratyphoid fever. Infections by Salmonella sp, H. influenzae, rickettsiae, lymphogranuloma-psittacosis group & gm -ve bacteria causing bacteraemia & meningitis.
Dosage/Direction for Use
Cap Adult 1-2 cap 3-4 times daily. Syr Adult 3 tsp 3-6 times daily. Childn 6-15 yr 2 tsp 3-4 times daily, 1-5 yr 1 tsp 3-4 times daily. Infant ½ tsp 3 times daily. Inj Adult, childn & infant >2 wk 50 mg/kg/day. Newborn infant & infant/childn w/ immature metabolic processes 25 mg/kg/day. To be given in 4 doses at 6 hrly intervals.
Administration
Should be taken on an empty stomach: Cap/Syr: Take 1 hr before or 2 hr after meals.
Contraindications
Hypersensitivity. Anaemia.
Special Precautions
Prolonged treatment. Blood studies should be done. Renal or hepatic impairment. Pregnancy & lactation. Infant.
Adverse Reactions
Bone marrow depression, aplastic anaemia, Gray syndrome in infants, GI distress, hypersensitivity reaction.
Drug Interactions
Dicumarol, phenytoin, tolbutamide, fenobarb.
MIMS Class
Chloramphenicols
ATC Classification
J01BA01 - chloramphenicol ; Belongs to the class of amphenicols. Used in the systemic treatment of infections.
Presentation/Packing
Form
Colsancetine cap 250 mg
Packing/Price
10 × 10's (Rp58,000/boks)
Form
Colsancetine powd for inj 1 g
Packing/Price
(vial) 10 × 1's (Rp140,000/boks)
Form
Colsancetine syr 125 mg/5 mL
Packing/Price
60 mL x 1's (Rp10,800/boks)
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