Lostacef

Lostacef

cefadroxil

Manufacturer:

Ifars
Concise Prescribing Info
Contents
Cefadroxil monohydrate
Indications/Uses
Infections of resp tract (tonsillitis, pharyngitis, pneumonia, bronchitis, bronchiectasis, lung abscess, empyema, pleuritis, sinusitis, otitis media), skin & soft tissue (lymphangitis, abscess, cellulitis, decubital ulcer, mastitis, furunculosis, erysipelas), GUT (pyelonephitis, cystitis, adnexitis, endometritis), osteomyelitis, arthritis, septicemia, peritonitis, puerperal sepsis.
Dosage/Direction for Use
Adult Cap & Dry syr Usual dose: 1-2 g/day, to be given as a single dose or in 2 divided doses. Uncomplicated UTI (cystitis) 1-2 g/day as a single dose or in 2 divided doses. Other UTI 2 g/day in 2 divided doses. Skin & soft tissue infections 1 g/day as a single dose or in 2 divided doses. Resp tract infections Mild: 500 mg twice daily; Moderate to Severe: 500 mg-1 g twice daily. Pharyngitis & tonsillitis due to Group A β-hemolytic Streptococcus 500 mg twice daily for 10 days. Childn Dry syr 25-50 mg/kg/day in 2 divided doses.
Administration
May be taken with or without food: May be taken w/ meals to reduce GI discomfort.
Contraindications
Hypersensitivity to cephalosporins.
Special Precautions
Known allergy to penicillin. Impaired kidney function, colitis. May cause false positive Coombs' test & urine glucose test using Benedict's or Fehling's soln. Pregnancy. Premature infants.
Adverse Reactions
Abdominal cramps & pain, nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, hypersensitivity reactions (eg, skin rash, itching), pseudomembranous colitis.
MIMS Class
ATC Classification
J01DB05 - cefadroxil ; Belongs to the class of first-generation cephalosporins. Used in the systemic treatment of infections.
Presentation/Packing
Form
Lostacef dry syr 250 mg/5 mL
Packing/Price
60 mL x 1's
Form
Lostacef dry syr 125 mg/5 mL
Packing/Price
60 mL x 1's
Form
Lostacef cap 500 mg
Packing/Price
5 × 10's
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