Maxtor 100

Maxtor 100

cefditoren

Manufacturer:

SRS Pharmaceuticals

Distributor:

TTN
Concise Prescribing Info
Contents
Cefditoren pivoxil
Indications/Uses
Pharyngitis & tonsillitis caused by Streptococcus pyogenes (group A β-hemolytic strep). Mild to moderate acute bacterial exacerbations of chronic bronchitis & community-acquired pneumonia caused by Haemophilus influenzae (including β-lactamase-producing strains), H. parainfluenzae (including β-lactamase-producing strains), Streptococcus pneumoniae (penicillin susceptible strains only), or Moraxella catarrhalis (including β-lactamase-producing strains). Uncomplicated skin & skin structure infections caused by Staphylococcus aureus (including β-lactamase-producing strains only) or S. pyogenes.
Dosage/Direction for Use
Adult 100 mg tid. Patients w/ severe infections or to those for whom the usual dosage may be insufficient 200 mg tid.
Administration
Should be taken with food.
Contraindications
Hypersensitivity to cefditoren or other cephalosporins. Patients w/ carnitine deficiency or inborn errors of metabolism; milk protein hypersensitivity (not lactose intolerance).
Special Precautions
Avoid in patients w/ history of hypersensitivity reaction to penicillins. Carefully monitor patients for superinfection during therapy. Consider Clostridium difficile-associated diarrhea during or after therapy. Should not be used in patients w/ carnitine deficiency or inborn errors of metabolism; increased risk of reduced serum carnitined conc during therapy. Monitor prothrombin time & administer vit K in patients at risk for reduced prothrombin activity (eg, patients w/ renal or hepatic impairment, or poor nutritional status, patients receiving prolonged antimicrobial therapy or previously stabilizes on anticoagulant therapy). Pregnancy & lactation. Childn <12 yr. Elderly (w/ impaired renal function).
Adverse Reactions
Diarrhea, nausea, headache, abdominal pain, vag moniliasis, dyspepsia & vomiting.
Drug Interactions
Decreased absorption w/ antacids & H2-receptor antagonists. Increased plasma conc w/ probenecid.
MIMS Class
ATC Classification
J01DD16 - cefditoren ; Belongs to the class of third-generation cephalosporins. Used in the systemic treatment of infections.
Presentation/Packing
Form
Maxtor 100 tab 100 mg
Packing/Price
10 × 10's
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