Brand Name: Tergecef Generic Name:
: Bronchitis, bronchiectasis with infection, secondary infections of chronicrespiratory tract diseases, pneumonia. Pyelonephritis, cystitis, gonococcalurethritis. Cholecystitis, cholangitis, scarlet fever, otitis media, sinusitis.
Mechanism of action:
A third general cephalosporin that inhibits cell wall synthesis, promoting osmotic instability usual bactericidal.
Cap (adult and children): > 30 kg 100mg bid. More severe or intractableinfections up to 200 mg bid. Drops, granules, susp (children): 1.5-3mg/kg bodyweight bid. More severe or intractable infections up to 6mg/kg body weight.
Hypersensitivity to penicillin. Personal or familial history of someform of allergy. Serious renal function disorder. Poor oral nutrition, elderly,debuilitated patients. Pregnancy and lactation, children 6 months.
Pregnancy Risk Category: BAdverse reaction:
shock, hypersensitivity, hematologic disorder, GI disorder, Vit. K deficiency.
History of shock caused by cefixim. Hypersensitivity.