Triocef

Triocef

cefixime

Manufacturer:

Cathay Drug

Distributor:

Cathay Drug
Concise Prescribing Info
Contents
Cefixime trihydrate
Indications/Uses
Treatment of susceptible infections including gonorrhea, otitis media, pharyngitis, lower resp tract infections eg, bronchitis & UTI.
Dosage/Direction for Use
FC tab Adult 400 mg once daily or 200 mg 12 hrly. Uncomplicated cervical/urethral gonococcal infections 400 mg as single dose. Childn 8 mg/kg/day as single dose or 4 mg/kg 12 hrly. Typhoid 20 mg/kg/day in 2 divided doses for 10 days. S. pyogenes infections 20 mg/kg/day as single dose for 10 days. Susp/drops Childn >6 mth (<50 kg) 8 mg/kg daily or 4 mg/kg 12 hrly.
Administration
May be taken with or without food: May be taken w/ food or milk to reduce GI discomfort.
Contraindications
Hypersensitivity to cefixime or other cephalosporins. Renal impairment (CrCl <60 mL/min).
Special Precautions
Hypersensitivity to penicillins. History of allergy. Renal impairment. Avoid prolonged use. Discontinue use if diarrhea occurs. May interfere w/ Jaffe's method of measuring creatinine conc & may produce falsely high values. False +ve direct Coombs' test. False +ve reaction for glucose in urine w/ Benedict's or Fehling's soln or copper sulfate test. Pregnancy & lactation.
Adverse Reactions
GI disturbances eg, diarrhea & stool changes; headache, dizziness; skin rashes, pruritus, urticaria, fever, serum sickness-like reactions, arthralgia, anaphylaxis; thrombocytopenia, leukopenia, eosinophilia.
Drug Interactions
Enhances anticoagulant effect of coumarin drugs (eg, warfarin).
MIMS Class
Cephalosporins
ATC Classification
J01DD08 - cefixime ; Belongs to the class of third-generation cephalosporins. Used in the systemic treatment of infections.
Presentation/Packing
Form
Triocef FC tab 200 mg
Packing/Price
30's (P2,833.6/box)
Form
Triocef FC tab 400 mg
Packing/Price
4's (P593.6/box)
Form
Triocef granules for oral susp 100 mg/5 mL
Packing/Price
30 mL x 1's (P460.88/bottle);60 mL x 1's (P694.68/bottle)
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Form
Triocef oral drops 20 mg/mL
Packing/Price
10 mL x 1's (P193.2/bottle)
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