Sporetik

Sporetik Dosage/Direction for Use

cefixime

Manufacturer:

Sanbe

Marketer:

Sanbe
Full Prescribing Info
Dosage/Direction for Use
Adults and children weighing ≥30 kg or over 12 years: 50-100 mg twice daily.
Dosage should be adjusted according to the age, bodyweight and condition of the patients.
For more severe or intractable infections, the dosage may be increased up to 200 mg, twice daily.
For uncomplicated gonorrhoeae, a single dose of 400 mg of Cefixime may be given.
Children weighing <30 kg: 1.5-3 mg/kg body-weight/day administered in divided doses, twice daily.
Dosage should be adjusted according to the age, bodyweight and condition of the patients.
For more severe or intractable infections, the dosage may be increased up to 6 mg/kg bodyweight, twice daily.
In the children, otitis media should be treated with SPORETIK Suspension and should not be substituted by SPORETIK Capsule. The clinical testing of otitis media shows that drug assay in the blood is higher for suspension rather than tablet in the same dose.
Patients with impaired renal function require modification of dosage depending on the degree of impairment.
Patients with creatinine clearances >60 mL/minute: Standard dosage.
Patients with creatinine clearances between 21-60 mL/minute: 75% of the standard dosage.
Patients with creatinine clearances <20 mL/minute: 50% of standard dosage.
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