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    Cefuroxime Vit
    Vitamed
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    Cefuroxime Vit

    2nd Generation Cephalosporins. Cefuroxime 750 mg.
    VIAL(Pwdr. for Sol. or susp. for inj./infus.  IM/IV): 10×10ml. Adult.: Many infec. will respond to 750 mg ×3/d by IM or IV inj. For more severe infec., this dose should be incr. to 1.5 g ×3/d IV. The freq. of IM/ IV inj. can be incr. to six-hourly if necessary, giving total doses of 3g-6g dly.
    Infant. & Child.: Doses of 30 -100 mg/kg/d given as three/four divided doses. A dose of 60 mg/kg/d will be appropriate for most infec.
    Neonates: Doses of 30-100 mg/kg/d given as two/three divided doses. In the first wks. of life the serum half-life of cefuroxime can be three- five times that in adult. See lit.
    Infec. caused by suscept. microorganisms, prophylaxis against post operat. infec. in a variety of operations.
    C/I: Pts. with hypersens. to the cephalosporin antibiot.

    Zinnat Suspension
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    Zinnat Suspension

    Cephalosporins. Cefuroxime (as axetil) 125 mg/5ml, 250 mg/5ml.
    SUSP: 50 ml x 125 mg/5 ml y; 50 ml,
    100 ml x 250mg/5 ml. 10 mg 2 x dly aft.
    food to max 250 mg/day. Serious
    infects., otit. med: 15 mg/kg 2 x dly aft.
    food. Most infects: 250 mg 2 x dly;
    urinary tract infects: 125 mg 2 x dly:
    Child: Most infects: 125 mg 2 x dly; otit.
    med: 250 mg 2 x dly.
    Infects. upper and lower respir. tract, urin.
    tract, skin and soft tissue.
    C/I: Hypersens. to cephalosporin. See lit.

    Zinnat Tablets
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    Zinnat Tablets

    Cephalosporins. Cefuroxime (as axetil) 125, 250, 500 mg.
    TABS: 10 x 125 mg y, 250 mg y, 500
    mg y. Most infects: 250 mg 2 x dly.
    Pneumonia: 500 mg 2 x dly. Urin. tract
    infects: 125 mg 2 x dly. Uncomplicated
    gonorrh: 1 g (single dose). Child: Most
    infects: 125 mg 2 x dly. Otit. media: 250
    mg 2 x dly. (Tabs. not to be chewed or
    crushed, therefore not suitable for
    child under 5 yrs.) To be taken aft. food.
    Infects. upper and lower respir. tract, urin.
    tract, skin and soft tissue.
    C/I: Hypersens. to cephalosporin. See lit.

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