Product Details

Cepoxid ®
Cefpodoxime
Antibiotic

Brief:
Cefpodoxime Proxetil

Indication:
CEPOXID (Cefpodoxime) is indicated in the following infections: (1) Lower Respiratory Tract Infections (LRTI) : Acute community acquired pneumonia (CAP),Acute bacterial exacerbation of chronic bronchitis. (2) Upper Respiratory Tract Infections(URTI) : Acute otitis media, Acute maxillary sinusitis, Pharyngitis, Tonsillitis. (3) Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STD): Acute uncomplicated urethral & cervicaI gonorrhea, Acute anorectal infection in woman caused by N. gonorrhea. (4) Uncomplicated Urinary Tract Infections (UUTI): Cystitis, Pyuria. (5) Skin & Soft Tissue Infections (SSTI): Furuncle, Cellulitis,Subcutaneous abscess, infectious atheroma & periproctal abscess. (6) Enteric Fever : Typhoid,Para-typhoid.

Dosage and administration:
CEPOXID Powder for Suspension may be given without regard to food. Adults (over 12 years) :
Type of infection Total daily dose Dose Frequency Treatment daily dose Duration
Acute community acquired pneumonia 400mg 200 mg 12 hourly 14 days
Enteric fever 400mg 200 mg 12 hourly 7 to 14 days
Bacterial exacerbations of chronic bronchitis 400mg 200 mg 12 hourly 10 days
Uncomplicated gonorrhea (men+women) 200mg 200 mg single dose  
Rectal gonococcaI infections (women) 200mg 200 mg single dose  
Skin & Soft tissue infections 800mg 400 mg 12 hourly 7 to 14 days
Pharyngitis and/or tonsillitis 200mg 100 mg 12 hourly 5 to 10 days
Uncomplicated urinary tract infections 200mg 100 mg 12 hourly 7 days
Acute maxillary sinusitis 400mg 200 mg 12 hourly 10 days
Children: 15 days - 6 months : 4 mg/kg (0.2 ml CEPOXID Paediatric Drops /kg) every 12 hours 6 months - 2 years : 40 mg (2 ml CEPOXID Paed. Drops /5 ml CEPOXID PFS) every 12 hours 3 years - 8 years : 80 mg (10 ml CEPOXID PFS) every 12 hours Over 9 years : 100 mg (12.5 ml CEPOXID PFS) every 12 hours In renal impairment : In severe renal impairment (creatinine clearance <30 ml/min) the dosing intervals should be increased to 24 hourly. In liver cirrhosis : Dose adjustment is not necessary.

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