Cefetamet


Concise Prescribing Info
Indications/Uses
Susceptible infections.
Dosage/Direction for Use
Adult : PO 500 mg twice daily.
Dosage Details
Oral
Ear, nose and/or throat infections, Otitis media, Sinusitis, Pharyngo-tonsillitis, Lower respiratory tract infections, Acute bacterial exacerbation of chronic bronchitis, Tracheobronchitis, Pneumonia, Urinary tract infections, Gonococcal urethritis in men
Adult: 500 mg bid.
Contraindications
Known hypersensitivity to cephalosporins.
Special Precautions
Hypersensitivity to penicillins. Renal insufficiency; lactation.
Adverse Reactions
Diarrhoea, nausea, vomiting, hypersensitivity reactions.
Action
Description: Cefetamet is a 3rd generation cephalosporin. It inhibits the final transpeptidation step of peptidoglycan synthesis in the bacterial cell wall by binding to one or more of the penicillin-binding proteins (PBPs).
Storage
Store at 25°C.
MIMS Class
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