Fosmicin

Fosmicin

fosfomycin

Manufacturer:

Meiji

Distributor:

DKSH
Concise Prescribing Info
Contents
Fosfomycin Na
Indications/Uses
Infections due to fosfomycin-susceptible strains of methicillin-resistant S. aureus, P. aeruginosa, Proteus sp, Serratia marcescens & E. coli.
Dosage/Direction for Use
Adult 4 g/day (potency). Childn 100-200 mg (potency)/kg/day. Both by IV drip infusion in 2 divided doses. Meningitis 6-12 g/day divided 8 hrly. Osteomyelitis/bone & joint infections 4 g every 12 hr.
Contraindications
Adverse Reactions
Rarely, hepatic effects (reversible increase in liver enzymes); hematologic effects (agranulocytosis, granulocytopenia, eosinophilia); GIT effects (stomatitis, nausea/vomiting, abdominal pain, diarrhea, anorexia); resp effects (cough, asthma attack); CNS effects (headache, perioral numbness, convulsions); others (oral dryness, vertigo, phlebitis).
MIMS Class
ATC Classification
J01XX01 - fosfomycin ; Belongs to the class of other antibacterials. Used in the systemic treatment of infections.
Presentation/Packing
Form
Fosmicin powd for inj 2 g
Packing/Price
10 × 1's
Form
Fosmicin Powd for inj 4 g
Packing/Price
10's
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