Ixime

Ixime Dosage/Direction for Use

cefixime

Manufacturer:

BioCare

Distributor:

BioCare
Full Prescribing Info
Dosage/Direction for Use
FC tab: Adult: The recommended dose of Cefixime is 400 mg once daily.
The recommended dose of Cefixime for Uncomplicated Multidrug Resistant Typhoid Fever is 15 to 20mg/kg bodyweight / 24 hours for 7 to 14 days and for Quinolone Resistant Typhoid Fever is 20mg /kg bodyweight / 24 hours for 7 to 14 days.
A single oral dose of 400 mg of Cefixime is recommended for the treatment of Uncomplicated Cervical /Urethral Gonococcal Infections.
Children: Children weighing more than 50 kg or older than 12 years should be treated with the recommended adult dose.
In the treatment of infections due to Streptococcus pyogenes, a therapeutic dosage of Cefixime should be given for at least 10 days.
Renal impairment: Cefixime may be administered in the presence of impaired renal function as follows: See Table 4.

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Oral susp: Children: The recommended dose of the suspension is 8mg/kg bodyweight/day which may be administered as a single daily dose or may be given in two divided doses, as 4 mg/kg every 12 hours.
Children weighing more than 50 kg or older than 12 years should be treated with the recommended adult dose. (See Table 5.)

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The recommended dose of Cefixime for Uncomplicated Multidrug Resistant and Quinolone Resistant Typhoid Fever is 20mg /kg body weight / 24 hours in divided BID doses for 7 days.
In the treatment of infections due to Streptococcus pyogenes, a therapeutic dosage of Cefixime should be given for at least 10 days.
Renal impairment: Cefixime may be administered in the presence of impaired renal function as follows: See Table 6.

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Reconstitution directions for oral suspension: Tap the bottle several times to loosen the powder contents prior to reconstitution.
Add freshly boiled and cooled water.
Swirl to dissolve the granules.
Add more water up to the mark on the label.
Shake the bottle to ensure uniformity.
After reconstitution the suspension may be kept for 14 days either at room temperature, or under refrigeration, without significant loss of potency.
Keep the bottle tightly closed.
Shake well before using.
Discard unused portion after 14 days.
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