Oxaflox

Oxaflox

pefloxacin

Manufacturer:

Coronet
Concise Prescribing Info
Contents
Pefloxacin
Indications/Uses
Severe infections caused by susceptible gm -ve & gm+ve pathogens; UTI.
Dosage/Direction for Use
1 caplet 2 times daily.
Administration
Should be taken with food.
Contraindications
G6PD deficiency. History of tendon lesions, tendinitis or tendon rupture. Pregnancy & lactation. Childn <15 yr.
Special Precautions
Avoid exposure to sunlight or UV light. Adjust dose in severe hepatic insufficiency.
Adverse Reactions
GI disturbances, muscle &/or joint pains, neurological disturbances, hypersensitivity reactions, photosensitivity, tendinitis, ruptured Achilles' tendon. Thrombocytopenia (high doses).
Drug Interactions
May potentiate theophylline effects. Efficacy reduced by Al-/Mg-based antacids.
MIMS Class
ATC Classification
J01MA03 - pefloxacin ; Belongs to the class of fluoroquinolones. Used in the systemic treatment of infections.
Presentation/Packing
Form
Oxaflox caplet 400 mg
Packing/Price
5 × 6's (Rp420,000/boks)
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