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MESPORIN 500 VIALS

 

 
 

 

GENERIC NAMES

MANUFACTURERS 

MEDICAL GROUP

MEDICAL ARTICLES

 

DRUGS IN :

 

 

FDA DRUGS

UNITED STATES

CANADA

UNITED KINGDOM

AUSTRALIA

GERMANY

FRANCE

MIDDLE EAST

KUWAIT

LEBANON

EGYPT

SYRIA

BAHRAIN

IRAN

JORDAN

SAUDI ARABIA

UNITED ARAB EMIRATES

 

 

 
 

SIZE:

500

 

GENERIC NAME:

CEFTRIAXONE

 

MANUFACTURER:

MEPHA LTD.

 

UNIT:

 

ADMINISTRATION ROUTE:

 

FDA PREGNANCY GROUP:

B

 

INDICATIONS:

Prophylaxis, surgical

Gonorrhea

Infection, bone

Infection, ear, middle

Infection, intra- abdominal

Infection, joint

Infection, lower respiratory tract

Infection, skin and skin structure

Infection, urinary tract

Meningitis

Pelvic inflammatory disease

Septicemia

 

SIDE EFFECTS:

abdominal pain

agranulocytosis

bronchospasm

cholelithiasis

colitis

diarrhea

dizziness

dyspepsia

eosinophilia

epistaxis

flatulence

glycosuria

headache

hematuria

hypoprothrombinemia

injection site reaction

jaundice

leukocytosis

leukopenia

lymphocytosis

maculopapular rash

malaise

nausea/vomiting

nephrolithiasis

palpitations

pneumonitis

pseudomembranous colitis

seizures

serum sickness

thrombocytosis

urticaria

 

ABSOLUTE CONTRAINDICATIONS :

 

RELATIVE CONTRAINDICATIONS :

breast-feeding

coagulopathy

colitis

GI disease

intramuscular injections

penicillin hypersensitivity

pregnancy

 

ADULT DOSE:

Gonorrhea, uncomplicated-Intramuscular, 250 mg (base) as a single dose . Perioperative prophylaxis-Intravenous, 1 gram (base) one-half to two hours prior to the start of surgery . For all other infections-Intramuscular or intravenous, 1 to 2 grams (base) every twenty-four hours; or 500 mg to 1 gram every twelve hours .

 

MAXIMUM ADULT DOSE:

4 grams (base) per day .

 

PEDIATRIC DOSE:

Meningitis-Intramuscular or intravenous, 100 mg (base) per kg of body weight, up to 4 grams, on the first day; then 100 mg per kg of body weight every twenty-four hours, or 50 mg per kg of body weight every twelve hours, up to 4 grams per day, for seven to fourteen days . Otitis media -Intramuscular, 50 mg (base) per kg of body weight, up to 1 gram, as a single dose . Skin and soft tissue infections-Intramuscular or intravenous, 50 to 75 mg (base) per kg of body weight every twenty-four hours, or 25 to 37.5 mg per kg of body weight every twelve hours, up to 2 grams per day . For all other serious infections-Intramuscular or intravenous, 25 to 37.5 mg (base) per kg of body weight every twelve hours, up to 2 grams per day . 

 

MAXIMUM PEDIATRIC DOSE:

4 grams (base) per day for meningitis, and 2 grams per day for all other infections .

 

ELDERLY DOSE:

Gonorrhea, uncomplicated-Intramuscular, 250 mg (base) as a single dose . Perioperative prophylaxis-Intravenous, 1 gram (base) one-half to two hours prior to the start of surgery . For all other infections-Intramuscular or intravenous, 1 to 2 grams (base) every twenty-four hours; or 500 mg to 1 gram every twelve hours .

 

 

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