Starcef DS powder for syrup

Dexa Medica

Composition

Cefixime100 mg

Each Pack Contains

1 bottle of 30 ml

Dosage Form

Powder for syrup

Dosage formPowder for syrup

Flavor

None

W.H.O. Classification

J01D

Available In

Indonesia
Myanmar
Cambodia

Warning

Alcohol

CONSULT YOUR DOCTORSafety of this item for use with alcohol has not been established. Please consult your doctor.

Machinery

CONSULT YOUR DOCTORSafety of this item for use while operating heavy machinery has not been established. Please consult your doctor.

Pregnancy

CONSULT YOUR DOCTORSafety of this item for use during pregnancy has not been established. Please consult your doctor.

Lactation

CONSULT YOUR DOCTORSafety of this item for use during lactation has not been established. Please consult your doctor.

Indication

Treatment of infections caused by susceptible microorganisms, i.e.:
Urinary infections without complications
caused by Escherichia coli and Proteus mirabilis
Otitis media
caused by Haemophilus influenzae (ß-lactamase positive and negative strains), Moraxella (Branhamella) catarrhalis (most of which are ß-lactamase positive) and Streptococcus pyogenes.
Pharyngitis and tonsillitis
caused by Streptococcus pyogenes.
Acute bronchitis and acute exacerbation of chronic bronchitis
caused by Streptococcus pneumoniae and Haemophilus influenzae (ß-lactamase positive and negative strains).

Dosage

UP TO 18 YEARS
The usual daily dose for pediatric:
1.5-3 mg (0.075-0.15 ml of STARCEF dry syrup)/kg body weight given orally twice a day.

Dosage should be adjusted according to the condition of the patients.

For severe infections:
The dosage may be increased up to 6 mg (0.3 ml of STARCEF dry syrup)/kg body weight given twice a day.

In pediatrics with otitis media, it is recommended to treat with STARCEF dry syrup.

PATIENTS WITH IMPAIRED RENAL FUNCTION
Patients with impaired renal function need a dosage adjustment depending on the degree of renal impairment. Recommended dosage: 75% of the standard dosage (i.e. 300 mg a day) if creatinine clearance is between 21 and 60 ml/minute or for patients on renal hemodialysis and 50% of the standard dosage (i.e. 200 mg a day) if creatinine clearance is <20 ml/minute or for patients on continuous ambulatory dialysis.