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    Diseptyl Forte Caplets
    Rekah
    RX
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    Multiple ingredients
    Diseptyl Forte Caplets

    Sulfonamide. Sulphamethoxazole 800 mg, Trimethoprim 160 mg.
    CAPLETS: 10. 1 caplet 2 x dly.
    Upper and lower respir. tract infects.,
    urin. tract infects., genital tract infects.
    C/I: Liver dis., blood dyscrasia, renal
    insuffic., pregn., sulphonamide sens., inf.
    under 3 mths. of age.

    Diseptyl Suspension
    Rekah
    RX
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    Multiple ingredients
    Diseptyl Suspension

    Sulfonamide. Sulphamethoxazole 4%, Trimethoprim 0.8%.
    SUSP: 50 ml. 5 ml 2 x dly.
    Upper and lower respir. tract infects.,
    urin. tract infects., genital tract infects.
    C/I: Liver dis., blood dyscrasia, renal
    insuffic., pregn., sulphonamide sens., inf.
    under 3 mths. of age.

    Resprim
    Teva
    RX
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    Multiple ingredients
    Resprim

    Folic Acid Inhibitor, Sulfonamide. Sulphamethoxazole 200 mg / 5 ml, Trimethoprim 40 mg / 5 ml.
    PED. SUSP: 100 ml. Child: 10 kg: 1
    teasp. 2 x dly. 20 kg: 2 teasp. 2 x dly.
    30 kg: 3 teasp. 2 x dly. 40 kg: 4 teasp. 2
    x dly. Pneumocyt. carinii pneumonit:
    8 kg: 1 teasp; 16 kg: 2 teasp; 24 kg: 3
    teasp; 32 kg: 4 teasp. All every 6 hrs.
    Tmt of UTIs due to suscept. strains of the
    foll. organ.: Escherichia coli, Klebsiella,
    Enterobacter, Proteus mirabilis, Proteus
    vulgaris and Proteus morganii. Tmt of
    acute otitis media in child. due to suscept.
    strains of Hemophilus influenzae or
    Streptococcus pneumoniae. To date,
    limit. data is avail. on the safety of repeat.
    use in infants under 2 yrs. It is not indic.
    for prophyl. or prolong. admin. in otitis
    media at any age. Tmt of acute exacerb.
    of chronic bronchitis due to suscept.
    strains of Hemophilus influenzae or
    Streptococcus pneumoniae. Tmt of
    enteritis caus. by suscept. strains of
    Shigella flexneri and Shigella sonnei. Tmt
    of docum. Pneumocystis carinii
    pneumonitis.
    C/I: Hypersens. to trimethoprim or
    sulfonamides or to any ingred. of the prep.
    Pts with mark. liver parenchymal damage.
    Pts with sev. renal insuff. where repeat.
    measur. of the plasma conc. cannot be
    performed. Pregn. at term, lact., in prem.
    babies and dur. the first 2 mnths of life.
    Docum. megaloblastic anemia due to folate
    defic.

    Septrin for Infusion
    Perrigo
    RX
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    Multiple ingredients
    Septrin for Infusion

    Folic Acid Inhibitor, Sulfonamide. Sulphamethoxazole 400 mg / 5 ml, Trimethoprim 80 mg / 5 ml.
    AMPS: 10 x 5 ml.
    I.V. infusion only. Adults and child over
    2 yrs: 2 amps (10 ml) every 12 hrs. Child
    12 yrs. and under: Approx. 6 mg
    trimethoprim and 30 mg
    sulphamethoxazole/kg bdy. wt. every
    24 hrs. in eq. div. doses. As a guide: 6
    wks. - 5 mths: 1.25 ml every 12 hrs.; 6
    mths. - 5 yrs: 2.5 ml every 12 hrs., 6 - 12
    yrs: 5.0 ml every 12 hrs. See lit. Severe
    infects. all age groups: Incr. by 50%.
    Cont. tmt. until pt. sympt. free for 2
    days. Usual tmt: At least 5 days. See lit.
    for use in elderly, impair. ren. funct.,
    pneumocyst. carinii pneumonit.
    Bact. infects., infects. respir., gastrointest.
    tracts, skin.
    C/I: Hypersens., liver parenchymal
    damage, serious hematolog. disords.,
    severe ren. impair., prem. babies.

    Zyvoxid
    Pfizer
    RX
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    Zyvoxid

    Oxazolidinone. Linezolid 600 mg, 2 mg/ml.
    F.C.TABS: 10.
    INFUS. SOLN: 300 ml x 2 mg/ml. Infus.
    over 30-120 mins. Commun. acq./
    nosocomial pneum, includ. concurrent
    bacterem.; complicat. skin/skin
    structure infects., including diabetic
    foot infects: Adults/ adolesc. (12 yrs
    and older): 600 mg I.V./oral every 12
    hrs for 10-14 days. Ped. pts: 10 mg/kg
    I.V./oral every 8 hrs for 10-14 days.
    Vancomycin resist. infects. (incl.
    concurrent bacterem.): Adults/
    adolescents (12 yrs and older): 600 mg
    I.V./oral every 12 hrs for 14-28 days.
    Ped. pts: 10 mg/kg I.V./oral every 8 hrs
    for 14-28 days. Uncomplicat. skin/skin
    structure infects: Adults: 400 mg oral
    every 12 hrs; Adolesc. 600 mg oral
    every 12 hrs, both for 10-14 days. Ped.
    pts: < 5 yrs: 10 mg/kg oral every 8 hrs;
    5-11 yrs: 10 mg/kg oral every 12 hrs;
    both for 10-14 days. Neonates <7 days:
    10 mg/kg every 12 hrs. See lit. MRSA:
    Adults: 600 mg every 12 hrs.
    Indic. in adult & ped. pts. for the tmt. of
    infect. when known or suspect. to be
    caused by suscept. organisms includ.
    those assoc. with concur. bacteraemia
    such as:
    Pneum. commun. acquir. and nosocom.
    pneum. includ. MDRSP.
    Skin&soft tissue infec. include. diabetic
    foot infect.
    Enterococcal infec. Comb. ther. may be
    indicated if a concom. Gram neg.
    pathogen is document. or suspect.
    C/I: Hypersens.
    Concom. use with MAOi A or B (e.g.
    phenelzine, moclobemide) or within 2
    wks. of taking any such drug.
    Pts. with uncontrol. hypertens. ,
    pheochromocytoma, thyrotoxicosis
    and/or pts. taking any of the follow. types of meds.: direct./ indirect. act.
    sympathom. agents (e.g.,
    pseudoephedrine,
    phenylpropanolamine), vasopressive
    agents (e.g., epinephrine,
    norepinephrine), dopaminergic agents
    (e.g., dopamine, dobutamine).


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