CURISAFE 250MG SUSP; cefadroxil, antibacterials .
ACTIVE-INGREDIENT OF CURISAFE 250MG SUSP
each 5 ml of reconstituted curisafe suspention contain 250 mg of cefadroxil activity
INDICATION OF CURISAFE 250MG SUSP
curisafe is indicated in the treatment of infections caused by cefadroxil susceptible strains of gram-positive pathogens including B-lacamase and non B-lactamase produsing staphylococci . B-hemolytic streptococci . Streptococcus pneumoniae and streptococcus pyogenes . it is also effective against several gram-negative bacteria as follows : – infections of the respiratory tract : sinusitis , otitis media , tonsillitis , pharyngitis ,laryngitis, bronchoitis , bronchopneumonia , bronchiectasis , pulmonary abscess , empyema and pleurisy . – infections of the skin and soft tissues : cellulitis , erysipeias , pyoderma , lymphangitis , abcesses , decubitus ulcers , mastitis , furunculosis , impetigo and infected traumatic and postooerative wounds . – infections of urinary tract : pyelonephritis , cystitis , urethritis . – infections of genital tract in adults : prostatitis , orchitis , epididyma-orchitis ,adnexitis , endometritis and other genital infections . – miscellaneous infections : osteomylitis ,septic arthritis , intra-abdomal infections and dental infections .
DOSAGE OF CURISAFE 250MG SUSP
Follow all directions given to you by your pharmacist or doctor carefully . They may differ from the information contained in this leaflet
Ask your pharmacist or doctor for help if you do not understand the instructions on the box .
The recommended dose is : –
curisafe is acid stable and may be administered orally without regard to meals . Administration with food may be helpful in diminishing potential gastrointestinal complaints occasionally associated with oral cephalosporin therapy . Adults : urinary tract infection : for uncomplicated lower urinary tract infection( i.e . cystitis ) the usual dosage is 1 to 2 g per day in single dose or two equally divided doses . for all other urinary tract infection the usual dosage is 2 g per day in two equally divided doses . skin and skin structure infections : for skin and skin structure infections the usual dosage is 1 g per day in a single dose or two equally divided doses . pharyngitis and tonsillitis : due to group A B-hemolytic streptococcal pharyngitis and tonsillitis 1 g per day a single dose or two equally divided doses for at least ten days . – upper and lower respiratory tract infections : for mild infections the usual dosage is 1 g per day a single dose or two equally divided doses . for moderateto severe infections the recommended dosage is 1 g to 2 g daily in two equally doses . – children : the recommended dosage is 25 to 50 mg/kg /day in two equally divided doses ( every 12 hours ) as indicated . for pharyngitis , tonsillitis and impetigo the recommended daily dosage may be adminestrated as single dose or in two equally divided doses ( every 12 hours ) .
OVER-DOSAGE OF CURISAFE 250MG SUSP
accidental ingestion of high dosesof cefadroxil containing preparations , causes diarrhea , abdominal pain , nausea and vomiting . Treatment includes gastric lavage , activated charcoal intake . Hemodialysis and treatment of symptoms .
CONTRA-INDICATION OF CURISAFE 250MG SUSP
hypersensitivity to cefadroxil or other cephalosporins or to any of the excipients . Pervious history of immediate and/or severe hypersensitivity reactions ( anaphylaxis ) to penicillin or other beta-lactam antibiotics . If you have been told by your doctor that you have intolerance to some surars , contact your doctor before takingthis product , since it contain sucrose .
STORAGE OF CURISAFE 250MG SUSP
keep out of reach of children .Dry powder store at temperature not exceeding 30 °C . In dry place reconstituted suspention 14 days when stored in a refrigerator ( 2 ° C- 8 ° C ). Do not use the drug after the expiry date printed on the box .
PACK OF CURISAFE 250MG SUSP
powder to provide 60 ml suspention after reconstitution to give 250 mg of cefadroxil activity per 5 ml of the reconstituted suspention and an inner pamphlet.
CURISAFE 250MG SUSP MANUFACTURED BY
Pharo B International – Brog El Arab – Alexandria – A.R.E