Globaxol/Globaxol Forte

Globaxol/Globaxol Forte

sulfamethoxazole + trimethoprim

Manufacturer:

GXI

Distributor:

Metro Drug
Concise Prescribing Info
Contents
Co-trimoxazole [sulfamethoxazole (SMZ) & trimethoprim (TMP)]. Per 5 mL Globaxol susp Sulfamethoxazole 200 mg, trimethoprim 40 mg. Per Globaxol Forte tab Sulfamethoxazole 800 mg, trimethoprim 160 mg. Per 5 mL Globaxol Forte susp Sulfamethoxazole 400 mg, trimethoprim 80 mg
Indications/Uses
Acute & chronic bronchitis, bronchiectasis, pneumonia, P. carinii pneumonitis, pharyngitis, tonsillitis, sinusitis, otitis media. Acute & chronic cystitis, pyelonephritis, urethritis, prostatitis, genital infections including gonococcal urethritis. Typhoid, paratyphoid fever, typhoid carrier state & bacillary dysentery & cholera. Pyoderma, furuncles, abscesses & infected wounds & other bacterial infections.
Dosage/Direction for Use
Globaxol susp Childn 6-12 yr 10 mL, 6 mth-5 yr 5 mL, 6 wk-5 mth 2.5 mL. Globaxol Forte tab Adult & childn >12 yr 1 tab, 6-12 yr ½ tab. Globaxol Forte susp Childn 6-12 yr 5 mL, 6 mth-5 yr 2.5 mL, 6 wk-5 mth 1.25 mL. All doses to be taken every 12 hr.
Administration
Should be taken with food: Take w/ some food or drink to minimize GI disturbances.
Contraindications
History of hypersensitivity to sulfonamides or trimethoprim & its derivatives. Pregnancy. Premature & newborn infants (<6 wk).
Special Precautions
Discontinue at the 1st appearance of skin rash or any serious adverse reaction. Patients w/ severe hepatic parenchymal damage. Maintain adequate fluid intake.
Adverse Reactions
Nausea, w/ or w/o vomiting & skin rashes; headache; depression, dizziness & hallucination.
ATC Classification
J01EE01 - sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim ; Belongs to the class of combinations of sulfonamides and trimethoprim, including derivatives. Used in the systemic treatment of infections.
Presentation/Packing
Form
Globaxol Forte oral susp
Packing/Price
60 mL x 1's (P216.56/bottle)
Form
Globaxol oral susp
Packing/Price
60 mL x 1's (P99.12/bottle)
Form
Globaxol Forte tab
Packing/Price
100's (P15.13/tab)
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