Meningitis,Septicemia,Gonorrhoea,Bone and joint infections,Surgical prophylaxis,Typhoid fever,Urinary tract,infections,Respiratory tract infections,Skin and soft tissue infections,Pelvic inflammatory diseases
Dosage and administration:
Adults and children over 12 years: The usual dosage is 1-2 g of Keptrix once daily (every
24 hours). In severe cases or in infections caused by moderately sensitive organisms,
the dosage may be raised to 4 g, once daily.
Neonates, infants and children up to 12 years: The following dosage schedules are
recommended for once daily administration:
Neonates (up to 14 days) : A daily dose of 20-50 mg/kg bodyweight, not to exceed 50
mg/kg, on account of the immaturity of the infant's enzyme systems. It is not necessary to
differentiable between premature and term infants.
Infants and children (15 days to 12 years): A daily dose of 20-80 mg/kg.
For children with bodyweight of 50 kg or more, the usual adult dosage should be used.
Elderly patients: The dosages recommended for adults require no modification in the
case of geriatric patients.