Ceratim

Ceratim

cefotiam

Manufacturer:

Singapore Pharmawealth Lifesciences

Distributor:

Phil Pharmawealth

Marketer:

Phil Pharmawealth
Concise Prescribing Info
Contents
Cefotiam HCl
Indications/Uses
Infections due to susceptible bacteria eg, Staph spp, Strep spp, Strep pneumonia, H. influenzae, E. coli, Klebsiella spp, Enterobacter spp, Citrobacter spp, P. mirabilis, P. vulgaris, P. rettgeri & P. morganii. Surgical infection prophylaxis. Septicemia, burn infections, post-op wounds, subcutaneous abscess, carbuncle, furuncle, & furunculosis; osteomyelitis & suppurative arthritis; bronchitis, primary infection w/ bronchiectasis & pneumonia; suppurative disease of lung & pyothorax. Management of cholangitis, cholecystitis, peritonitis, pyelonephritis, cystitis, urethritis, & prostatitis.
Dosage/Direction for Use
IV/IM Adult 0.5-2 g daily in 2-4 equally divided doses. IV Childn 40-80 mg/kg daily in 3-4 equally divided doses. Septicemia Daily dose may be increased up to 4 g.
Contraindications
Hypersensitivity to cephalosporins or penicillin.
Special Precautions
Perform skin test prior to administration. Bronchial asthma, urticaria, rash. Should not be given repeatedly in the same site; should be avoided in regions where nerves are known to be present. False +ve reaction for glucose in the urine w/ Benedict's soln, Fehling's soln or w/ Clinitest; +ve response in the direct Coombs test. Pregnancy.
Adverse Reactions
Shock; skin rashes, urticaria, erythema, itching, fever, arthritis, inflammation of tile lymph nodes; transient rise in SGOT, SGPT & acute intermittent porphyria; abdominal pain, severe colitis, leucocytosis, mucous &/or bloody stools.
Drug Interactions
MIMS Class
Cephalosporins
ATC Classification
J01DC07 - cefotiam ; Belongs to the class of second-generation cephalosporins. Used in the systemic treatment of infections.
Presentation/Packing
Form
Ceratim powd for inj 1 g
Packing/Price
10 × 1's
Form
Ceratim powd for inj 500 mg
Packing/Price
10 × 1's
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