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Opithrocin

Category
Systemic Antibiotics – Macrolide

 

Composition

Opithrocin dulcet contains : Erythromycin 200 mg

Opithrocin film coated caplet contains : Erythromycin 500 mg

Opithrocin suspension contains : Erythromycin 200 mg/ 5 ml

 

Indication

  • Upper and lower respiratory tract of mild to moderate degree caused by Streptococcus pyogenes and Streptococcus pneumonia.
  • Skin and skin structure infections of mild to moderate degree caused by Streptococcus pyogenes and Streptococcus aureus.
  • Intestinal amubiasis caused by Entamoeba hystolytica.
  • Primary syphilis caused by Treponema pallidum in patients allergic to the penicillins.
  • When tetracyclines are contraindicated or not tolerated, erythromycin is indicated for the treatment of non-gonococcal urethritis caused by Ureaplasma urealyticum.
  • Infection caused by Chlamydia trachomatis.
  • Listeriosis caused by Listeria monocytogenes.
  • Pertussis caused by Bordetella pertussis.

Recommended Dosage

Adult : 4 x 400 mg daily or 600 - 800 mg every 12 hours

Children : 30 - 50 mg/kg/day in  4 divided doses

 

Contraindication

Hypersensitivity to Erythromycin. Patients taking Terfenadine, Astemizole or Cisapride. Severe hepatic impairment.

 

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