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Opixime DS

Category
Systemic Antibiotics – Penicillin/Cephalosporin

Composition
Opixime Dry syrup : Cefixime 100 mg/5 ml


Cefixime is a broad spectrum antibiotics. Cefixime is an oral third generation cephalosporin antibiotic Cefixime acts by inhibiting bacterial cell wall synthesis. 


Indications

Uncomplicated urinary tract infections due to E.coli and Proteus mirabilis; otitis media caused by haemophilus influenzae, moraxella cattarhalis and Streptococcus pyogenes; upper respiratory tract infections eg pharyngitis and tonsilitis caused by Streptococcus pyogenes, acute bronchitis and acute exacerbations of chronic bronchitis caused by Streptococcus pneumoniae and Haemophillus influenzae, uncomplicated gonorrhoeae, thyphoid fever.

 

Recommended Dosage
Usual dose : 1,5 – 3 g/kg, 2X/day. For severe infections, dosage may be increased up to 6 mg/kg, 2x/day.

Contraindication

Patients with history hypersensitivity to cefixime.

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