CLOXACILLIN SODIUM Ritemed 500 milligrams
Generic Name: CLOXACILLIN SODIUM
Brand Name: Ritemed
Dosage Strength: 500 milligrams
Dosage Form: Capsule
WHAT IS THE MEDICINE USED FOR?
- Treatment of infections due to penicillinase-producing Staphylococci such as skin and soft tissue infections and infections of the respiratory and genitourinary tracts.
- Do not use for the initial treatment of severe, life-threatening infections, including endocarditis, but may be used as follow-up therapy after parenteral penicillinase-resistant penicillin therapy.
- Do not use for the treatment of meningitis.
HOW MUCH AND HOW OFTEN SHOULD YOU USE THIS MEDICINE?
Usual Adult Dose: 500 mg every 6 hours
Administer at an hour before or 2 hours after meals
- Hypersensitivity to Clarithromycin or any ingredient in the product
(Precautions) Cap: Overgrowth of nonsusceptible organism from prolonged use. Oral soln: Poor renal function.
(Adverse Reactions) Hypersensitivity reactions. Cap: GI disorders. Rarely pseudomembranous colitis, transient hematuria, hematologic disorders & hepatic function changes. Oral soln: Occasionally anaphylaxis; hepatitis & cholestatic jaundice.
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