Cefpodoxime (DCI) 200 mg
• They carry antibacterial activity.
• They are limited in adults to treat infections caused by susceptible organisms, including:
- Tonsillitis and pharyngitis: Due to its characteristics, Orexim should be reserved for recurrent tonsillitis and (or) chronic tonsillitis. Penicillin prescribed for 10 days, remains the treatment of choice for streptococcal pharyngitis;
- Acute sinusitis;
- Acute bronchial suppuration subjects at risk (including alcoholic, smoking, patients over 65 years ...);
- Bacterial pneumonia, especially in patients at risk;
- Exacerbations of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, especially when iterative or pushed in subjects at risk.
Known antibiotic cephalosporin allergy.
WARNINGS AND PRECAUTIONS
- The occurrence of an allergic manifestation require stopping treatment.
- The prescription of cephalosporins requires discovery.
- In patients allergic to other beta-lactams to consider the possibility of cross-reactivity.
- In patients with severe renal insufficiency, it may be necessary to adjust the daily dose according to creatinine clearance.
- Combinations requiring precautions for use:
- Anti-H2 (ranitidine) and antacids (aluminum hydroxide, sodium bicarbonate) increase in gastric pH resulting in decreased bioavailability.
- Pentagastrique: reduced gastric pH causing an increase bioavailability.
- Gastrointestinal disorders: diarrhea, nausea, vomiting, abdominal pain.
- Have also been reported in a few cases:
• allergic reactions: transient rash, pruritus;
• Hepatobiliary events;
• renal manifestations;
• hematological manifestations.
DOSAGE AND DIRECTIONS FOR USE:
The plugs should be 12 hours apart and absorbed during a meal.
400mg taken twice a day, or 1 tablet in the morning and evening:
- Acute sinusitis,
- Acute bronchial Suppurations subjects at risk
- Bacterial Pneumonia particularly in patients at risk.
- Exacerbation of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, especially when iterative or pushed in subjects at risk. 200 mg daily in tonsillitis and pharyngitis.
When it has normal kidney function, it is not necessary to change the dosage.
When creatinine values are greater than 40 ml / min, the daily dose will be halved and limited to once daily.
It is not necessary to change the dosage.
Store at a temperature below 30.degree.
Registration no.: 08L-538