Active Ingredient: It is composed of active ingredient Cefixime, which is a Cephalosporin Antibacterial. It is a third-generation cephalosporin antibiotic used in the treatment of gonorrhea, tonsilitis, pharyngitis, bronchitis, and urinary tract infections. It plays the role of an antibacterial drug and a drug allergen. It is highly stable in the presence of beta-lactamase enzymes.
Indications: This given medicine is indicated in the treatment of uncomplicated urinary tract infections in adults and pediatric people six months of age or older. This infection is caused by susceptible isolates of Escherichia coli and Proteus mirabilis, otitis media caused by susceptible isolates of Haemophilus influenzae Moraxella catarrhalis, and Streptococcus pyogenes. Suprax also treats pharyngitis and tonsillitis caused by susceptible isolates of Streptococcus pyogenes, acute exacerbations of chronic bronchitis caused by susceptible isolates of Streptococcus pneumoniae and Haemophilus influenzae, and Uncomplicated Gonorrhea caused by susceptible isolates of Neisseria gonorrhoeae.
Action Mechanism: This mentioned medicine works by stopping bacteria from multiplying and also by preventing bacteria to form walls, which are necessary to protect bacteria from their environment. It also keeps the contents of the bacterial cell together. Bacteria cannot survive without a cell wall. The medicine is active against a spectrum of bacteria such as Staphylococcus aureus, Streptococcus pneumoniae, Streptococcus pyogenes, Hemophilus influenzae, Moraxella catarrhalis, E. coli, Klebsiella, Proteus mirabilis, Salmonella, Shigella, and Neisseria gonorrhoeae.
Dosages: This antibiotic medication treats bacterial infections effectively. Suprax is available in dosages as follows:
- 200 mg: The tablet is to be taken with or without food as directed by the doctor, usually once a day. It must be taken twice a day or every 12 hours in children
- 400 mg: It is advisable to take it once a day with or without food exactly as prescribed by the doctor
Note: Do not have any immunizations/vaccinations while treating with this medication unless the doctor advised doing so.
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