Penmox/Penmox Forte

Penmox/Penmox Forte

amoxicillin

Manufacturer:

Coronet
Concise Prescribing Info
Contents
Amoxicillin (caplet/syr: base; inj: Na)
Indications/Uses
Oral & inj: Infection of the resp tract, GUT, skin & other infection caused by sensitive microorganisms. Inj: Septicemia, GUT infections, gonorrhoeae.
Dosage/Direction for Use
Caplet/Dry syr Adult & childn >20 kg 250-500 mg/day, <20 kg 20-40 mg/kg/day. To be taken 8 hrly in divided doses. Inj Upper resp tract, GUT, skin & soft tissue infections Adult 250 mg, childn <20 kg 20 mg/kg/day in divided doses. Severe infections Adult Increase dose to 500 mg, childn Increase dose to 40 mg/kg/day in divided doses. Lower resp tract infections Adult 500 mg, childn <20 kg 40 mg/kg/day in divided doses. Doses are to be taken 6-8 hrly. Bacterial septicemia Adult 1 g 6-8 hrly by slow IV inj w/in 30 min-1 hr, childn <20 kg 20-40 mg/kg 6 hrly.
Administration
May be taken with or without food: Caplet/Dry syr: May be taken w/ meals for better absorption & to reduce GI discomfort.
Contraindications
Hypersensitivity to β-lactam antibiotics (penicillins, cephalosporins); infectious mononucleosis.
Special Precautions
Lymphatic leukemia. May cause severe colitis. Perform kidney, liver function & blood test during prolonged therapy. Patients w/ kidney failure. Pregnancy & lactation.
Adverse Reactions
GI disturbances, allergic reactions, anaphylaxis, blood disorders, superinfection. For inj, phlebitis, pain at inj site.
Drug Interactions
Probenecid prolongs plasma t½ of amoxicillin. Allopurinol increases incidence of skin rashes. Reduces effectiveness of OC. For inj, do not mix w/ blood product or protein soln eg hydrolysate protein or IV lipid emulsions.
MIMS Class
ATC Classification
J01CA04 - amoxicillin ; Belongs to the class of penicillins with extended spectrum. Used in the systemic treatment of infections.
Presentation/Packing
Form
Penmox caplet 500 mg
Packing/Price
10 × 10's (Rp280,000/boks)
Form
Penmox inj 1 g
Packing/Price
6 × 1's (Rp126,000/boks)
Form
Penmox dry syr 125 mg/5 mL
Packing/Price
60 mL x 1's (Rp26,000/boks)
Form
Penmox Forte dry syr 250 mg/5 mL
Packing/Price
60 mL x 1's (Rp32,000/boks)
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