Meicelin

Meicelin

Manufacturer:

Meiji

Distributor:

DKSH
Concise Prescribing Info
Contents
Cefminox Na
Indications/Uses
Septicemia, tonsillitis, peritonsillar abscess, bronchitis, bronchiolitis, bronchiectasis w/ infection, secondary infection in chronic resp diseases, pneumonia, pulmonary suppuration, pyelonephritis, cystitis, cholecystitis, cholangitis, peritonitis, pelvic peritonitis, uterine adnexitis, intrauterine infections, pelvic dead space inflammation, parametritis.
Dosage/Direction for Use
IV Adult 2 g daily by inj or drip infusion in 2 divided doses. Septicemia, refractory or severe infections May be increased up to 6 g daily in 3-4 divided doses. Childn 20 mg/kg by inj or drip infusion tid-qid.
Contraindications
Hypersensitivity & history of shock to cefminox or other cephems.
Special Precautions
Hypersensitivity to penicillins. Assess the risk of shock. Perform skin testing prior treatment. Personal or familial predisposition to allergic symptoms eg, bronchial asthma, exanthema or urticaria. Avoid ethanol intake at during & at least 1 wk after treatment. Severe renal function. Elderly; bleeding tendency due to vit K deficiency.
Adverse Reactions
Increased GOT & GPT; eosinophilia, granulocytopenia; exanthema; diarrhea, nausea; fever; increased BUN.  Shock symptoms (eg, discomfort, oral cavity discomfort, stridor, vertigo, defecation, tinnitus, & sweating.
Drug Interactions
Intensified renal toxicity w/ diuretics eg, furosemide. Disulfiram-like reaction w/ alcohol.
MIMS Class
Cephalosporins
ATC Classification
J01DC - Second-generation cephalosporins ; Used in the systemic treatment of infections.
Presentation/Packing
Form
Meicelin inj 1 g
Packing/Price
10 × 1's
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