Dispersible Cefixime we care/Cefixime we care

Dispersible Cefixime we care/Cefixime we care

cefixime

Manufacturer:

Mega Lifesciences

Distributor:

Maxxcare
Concise Prescribing Info
Contents
Cefixime
Indications/Uses
Uncomplicated UTI; otitis media; pharyngitis & tonsillitis; acute bronchitis & exacerbations of chronic bronchitis; uncomplicated gonorrhea.
Dosage/Direction for Use
Adult 400 mg daily, may be given as 400 mg tab daily or as 200 mg tab 12 hrly. Uncomplicated cervical/urethral gonococcal infections 400 mg once daily. Childn 8 mg/kg/day, >12 yr or weighing >50 kg Adult dose. S. pyogenes infection Administer for at least 10 days. Dispersible Cefixime we care Disperse 100 mg tab in 1 tsp of water.
Administration
May be taken with or without food.
Contraindications
Special Precautions
Previous hypersensitivity to penicillins, cephalosporins, or other drugs; discontinue use if allergic reaction occurs. Possible emergence of resistance resulting to overgrowth of organisms during prolonged use. History of GI disease, particularly colitis. Patients w/ renal impairment, undergoing continuous ambulatory peritoneal dialysis & hemodialysis; carefully monitor patients on dialysis.
Adverse Reactions
Diarrhea, loose stools, abdominal pain, dyspepsia, nausea, & vomiting; anaphylactic/anaphylactoid reactions, skin rashes, pruritus, urticaria, angioedema; transient elevations in SGPT, SGOT, & alkaline phosphatase; transient elevations in BUN or creatinine; headaches or dizziness; transient thrombocytopenia, leukopenia, & eosinophilia, prolongation in prothrombin time; hyperbilirubinemia; genital pruritus, vaginitis, candidiasis.
Drug Interactions
Elevated carbamazepine levels. Increased prothrombin time w/ or w/o clinical bleeding in concomitant use w/ warfarin & anticoagulants.
MIMS Class
ATC Classification
J01DD08 - cefixime ; Belongs to the class of third-generation cephalosporins. Used in the systemic treatment of infections.
Presentation/Packing
Form
Dispersible Cefixime we care dispersible tab 100 mg
Packing/Price
1 × 10's
Form
Cefixime we care FC tab 200 mg
Packing/Price
1 × 10's
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