Retracef

Retracef

cefixime

Manufacturer:

ACME

Distributor:

Remed

Marketer:

Euro Generics
Concise Prescribing Info
Contents
Cefixime trihydrate
Indications/Uses
Infections due to sensitive gm +ve & gm -ve bacteria; gonorrhea.
Dosage/Direction for Use
Adult & childn >10 yr 200-400 mg daily in 2 divided doses, 11-12 yr 15 mL or 300 mg, 5-10 yr 10 mL or 200 mg daily, 1-4 yr 5 mL or 100 mg, 6 mth-1 yr 3.75 mL or 75 mg daily, ≤30 kg 200-400 mg.
Administration
May be taken with or without food.
Contraindications
Hypersensitivity to penicillins. History of shock. Serious renal function disorder. History of allergy eg, bronchial asthma, rash & urticaria. Poor oral nutrition or those receiving parenteral nutrition. Elderly or patients in debilitated state.
Special Precautions
Vit K deficiency. Pregnancy.
Adverse Reactions
Diarrhea & stool changes; rash, pruritus, urticaria, drug fever & arthralgia.
MIMS Class
ATC Classification
J01DD08 - cefixime ; Belongs to the class of third-generation cephalosporins. Used in the systemic treatment of infections.
Presentation/Packing
Form
Retracef powd for oral susp 100 mg/5 mL
Packing/Price
37.5 mL x 1's
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