Theoroxime

Theoroxime

cefuroxime

Manufacturer:

Theon Pharma

Distributor:

Suhitas
Concise Prescribing Info
Contents
Cefuroxime (FC tab: axetil, inj: Na)
Indications/Uses
Susceptible infections including bone & joint infections, bronchitis (& other lower resp tract infections), gonorrhea, meningitis, otitis media, peritonitis, pharyngitis, sinusitis, skin infections & UTI. FC tab: Surgical infection prophylaxis.
Dosage/Direction for Use
Adult 750 mg every 8 hr. Severe infection 1.5 g IV every 6-8 hr for 5-10 days. Childn & infant 30-60 mg/kg/day, may be increased to 100 mg/kg/day in 3-4 divided doses. Neonate Total daily dose of childn but in 2-3 divided doses.
Administration
May be taken with or without food.
Contraindications
Hypersensitivity to cefuroxime or other cephalosporins.
Special Precautions
Penicillin-sensitive patients. Monitor renal & hematological status especially during prolonged & high dose therapy. Renal impairment.
Adverse Reactions
GI disturbances including diarrhea, nausea & vomiting.
Drug Interactions
Reduced renal clearance w/ probenecid.
MIMS Class
Cephalosporins
ATC Classification
J01DC02 - cefuroxime ; Belongs to the class of second-generation cephalosporins. Used in the systemic treatment of infections.
Presentation/Packing
Form
Theoroxime-500 FC tab 500 mg
Packing/Price
10's;30's
Form
Theoroxime-1.5 powd for inj 1.5 g
Packing/Price
10 × 1's;1's
Form
Theoroxime-750 powd for inj 750 mg
Packing/Price
10 × 1's;1's
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