Ixime

Ixime

cefixime

Manufacturer:

Lupin

Distributor:

Maxxcare

Marketer:

Lupin
Concise Prescribing Info
Contents
Cefixime trihydrate
Indications/Uses
Uncomplicated UTI, otitis media, pharyngitis, tonsillitis, acute bronchitis & acute exacerbations of chronic bronchitis, uncomplicated gonorrhea.
Dosage/Direction for Use
Adult & childn >12 yr or >50 kg 400 mg once daily or 12 hrly. Uncomplicated cervical/urethral gonococcal infections 400 mg as single oral dose. Childn 8 mg/kg/day of the susp as a single daily dose or 4 mg/kg 12 hrly.
Administration
May be taken with or without food.
Contraindications
Hypersensitivity to cephalosporins.
Special Precautions
Hypersensitivity to penicillins. Superinfection may occur during prolonged treatment. History of GI disease (colitis). Dialysis patients. Renal impairment. Pregnancy & lactation. Childn.
Adverse Reactions
Diarrhoea & stool changes; headache & dizziness; rash, pruritus, urticaria, drug fever, arthralgia; thrombocytopenia, leukopenia, eosinophilia; mild transient changes in liver & renal function tests; genital pruritus & vaginitis.
Drug Interactions
Carbamazepine, 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
Ixime FC tab 400 mg
Packing/Price
6's
Form
Ixime susp 100 mg/5 mL
Packing/Price
50 mL x 1's
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