Binozyt

Binozyt

azithromycin

Manufacturer:

Sandoz

Distributor:

Zuellig Pharma
Concise Prescribing Info
Contents
Azithromycin dihydrate
Indications/Uses
Treatment of infections of the upper & lower resp tract, skin & soft tissues, urinary tract & genitals. Prophylaxis against MAC infections in patients infected w/ HIV. Treatment of DMAC infections in patients w/ advanced HIV.
Dosage/Direction for Use
Urinary tract & genital infections Adult 4 cap once daily. Other infections Adult, childn & infants >45 kg 2 cap for a period of 3 days. Prophylaxis against MAC infections 1,200 mg as a single dose once wkly. Treatment of DMAC infections 600 mg once daily.
Administration
Should be taken on an empty stomach: Take 1 hr before or 2 hr after meals.
Contraindications
Hypersensitivity to erythromycin.
Special Precautions
Impaired liver function, kidney disease or GI problems w/ vomiting & diarrhoea, allergies or asthma.
Adverse Reactions
GI problems, hepatitis, jaundice, kidney failure, palpitations, chest pain, irregular heartbeat, skin reactions.
Drug Interactions
Ergot alkaloids, warfarin, cyclosporin, digoxin & terfenadine.
MIMS Class
ATC Classification
J01FA10 - azithromycin ; Belongs to the class of macrolides. Used in the systemic treatment of infections.
Presentation/Packing
Form
Binozyt cap 250 mg
Packing/Price
6's
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