Orelox 40mg/5ml Susp 100ml

Orelox suspension has Cefpodoxime 40 mg per 5 ml. it treats different types of infections caused by bacteria. This weakens the cell wall, causing it to rupture. Therefore, it results in death of the bacteria.

KSh2,340.00

Orelox 40mg/5ml Susp 100ml

Description

Orelox 40mg/5ml Susp 100ml has Cefpodoxime 40 mg per 5 ml. it treats different types of infections caused by bacteria. This weakens the cell wall, causing it to rupture. Therefore, it results in death of the bacteria.

Cefpodoxime/Orelox from Sanofi is a third-generation cephalosporin antibiotic used similarly to cefixime in the treatment of susceptible infections. It is given by mouth as the proxetil ester, which is hydrolysed on absorption to cefpodoxime.

Absorption may be enhanced if cefpodoxime proxetil is given with food. The usual adult dose is

  • 100 to 200 mg every 12 hours for respiratory-tract and urinary-tract infections.
  • A dose of 200 or 400 mg every 12 hours may be used for skin infections.
  • In children doses of 8 to 10 mg/kg daily may be given in 2 divided doses, up to a maximum of 200 mg daily for respiratory-tract infections or 400 mg daily for otitis media or sinusitis.