Cefixime Suprax

Prescription under medical supervision - Third-generation cephalosporin antibacterial - Acute cystitis (when quinolones are contra-indicated) - Acute pyelonephritis, after initial therapy with injectable ceftriaxone Also comes in 40 mg 5 ml and 100 mg 5 ml powder for oral suspension. - Uncomplicated gonorrhoea Adult 400 mg Child 8 mg kg day in 2 divided doses Adult 400 mg day in 2 divided doses Child 15 to 20 mg kg day in 2 divided doses - Pyelonephritis 10 to 14 days depending on severity...

Methylergometrine Methergin and Ergometrine Ergotrate

Prescription under medical supervision - Haemorrhage due to uterine atony after delivery or abortion - Heavy menorrhagia in non-pregnant women - Methylergometrine maleate 125 g tablet - Ergometrine maleate 200 g tablet - Methylergometrine 125 to 250 g, 3 times daily - Ergometrine 200 to 400 g, 3 times daily Duration according to clinical response, 2 to 3 days Contra-indications, adverse effects, precautions - Do not administer during delivery. - Do not administer before complete delivery of...

Ciprofloxacin Ciflox

Prescription under medical supervision - Fluoroquinolone antibacterial - Infections due to Gram-negative bacteria shigellosis, typhoid fever, urinary tract infections, septicaemia, etc. Also comes in 100 mg, 500 mg and 750 mg tablets. Ciprofloxacin is administered to children under 15 years only if considered essential. Child > 1 month 30 mg kg day in 2 divided doses for 3 days Adult 1 g day in 2 divided doses for 3 days Child > 1 month 30 mg kg day in 2 divided doses for 5 to 7 days Adult...

Contraindications adverse effects precautions

- Do not administer to patients with allergy to tinidazole or another nitroimidazole (metro-nidazole, secnidazole, etc.). - May cause gastrointestinal disturbances rarely allergic reactions, brownish urine, headache, dizziness. Risk of antabuse reaction when combined with alcohol. - Administer with caution in patients taking oral anticoagulants (risk of haemorrhage), lithium, phenytoin (increased plasma concentrations of these drugs). - Pregnancy no contra-indication divide into smaller doses,...

Artesunate As Arsumax Plasmotrim

Prescription under medical supervision Artesunate must be used in combination with another antimalarial drug amodiaquine or mefloquine or sulfadoxine pyrimethamine . The choice of 2nd antimalarial depends on the resistance level in the area concerned. - Treatment of uncomplicated falciparum malaria - Completion treatment following parenteral therapy for severe falciparum malaria Also comes in 100 mg and 200 mg tablets. - Child and adult 4 mg kg day once daily for 3 days - Child and adult 4 mg...