Opixime caps, DS
Systemic Antibiotics - Penicillin/Cephalosporin
Each capsule contains : Cefixime 100 mg
Opixime Dry Syrup contains : Cefixime 100 mg/5 ml
Opixime is indicated in the treatment of the following infections when caused by susceptible strains of the designated microorganisms:
Adult and children ( > 30 kg) : 50-100 mg, twice daily. Doses may be increased to 200 mg twice daily in severe infections.
Renal Impairment :
Patients whose clearance is between 21 and 60 mL/min or patients who are on renal haemodialysis may be given 75% of the standard dosage at the standard dosing interval (i.e., 300 mg daily). Patients whose clearance is < 20 mL/min, or patients who are on continuous ambulatory peritoneal dialysis may be given half the standard dosage at the standard dosing interval (i.e., 200 mg daily).
Children 6 - 12 year : 1,5 - 3 mg/kg, twice daily. Doses may be increased to 6 mg/kg twice daily in severe infections.
Thyphoid fever in children : 10 - 15 mg/kg/day, for two weeks
Hypersensitivity to Cephalosporins.