Meixil

Meixil

amoxicillin

Manufacturer:

Meiji

Distributor:

DKSH
Concise Prescribing Info
Contents
Amoxicillin trihydrate
Indications/Uses
Susceptible infections due to gm +ve & gm -ve microorganisms eg, ear, nose & throat; GUT; skin & soft-tissue; lower resp tract infections.
Dosage/Direction for Use
Cap Adult 500 mg every 8 hr. Powd for oral susp Ear, nose, throat, GUT, skin & soft tissue infections Adult, childn weighing ≥20 kg 250-500 mg every 8 hr. Childn 20-40 mg/kg every 8 hr in divided doses. Lower resp tract infection Adult, childn weighing ≥20 kg 500 mg every 8 hr. Childn 40 mg/kg every 8 hr in divided doses.
Administration
May be taken with or without food: May be taken w/ meals for better absorption & to reduce GI discomfort.
Contraindications
Hypersensitivity to penicillins. History of shock symptoms. Infectious mononucleosis.
Special Precautions
Discontinue treatment if rash, inflamed, allergic reaction, flu-like symptom; SJS occurs. History of hypersensitivity to penicillins & cephems (cephalosporins & cephamycins). Patients susceptible to allergic reactions eg, bronchial asthma, eruption & urticaria. Orally poorly-/parenterally-nourished, or emaciated patients. Severe renal impairment. Elderly.
Adverse Reactions
GI disturbances eg, nausea, vomiting, diarrhea; anorexia. Hypersensitivity symptoms eg, fever, eruption, urticaria. Jarisch-Herxheimer reaction. SJS (muco-cutaneo-ocular syndrome) & Lyell syndrome (toxic epidermolytic necrolysis).
Drug Interactions
Prolonged plasma t½ w/ probenecid. Increased incidence of skin rashes w/ allopurinol.
MIMS Class
Penicillins
ATC Classification
J01CA04 - amoxicillin ; Belongs to the class of penicillins with extended spectrum. Used in the systemic treatment of infections.
Presentation/Packing
Form
Meixil cap 500 mg
Packing/Price
10 × 2's;50 × 10's;500's
Form
Meixil Kids powd for oral susp 250 mg/5 mL
Packing/Price
60 mL x 1's
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