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Gebexime Injection

GBGL Pharma Ltd.
16, Oguntona Crescent Phase 1, Gbagada, Lagos, Nigeria
Email: uday@gbglpharma.com
Tel: 0810-540-6002; 0814-503-9010
Website: http://gbpharma.co.uk

Brand Name

Gebexime Injection

Manufacturer

Manufactured by:

Nectar Lifesciences Limited Unit-VI, Village Bhatoli Kalan (Adjoining Jharmajri, E.P.I.P.), P.O. Barotiwala, Tehsil Nalagarh, Distt, Solan (H.P.) 173205, (India)

Manufactured for:

GB PHARMA LIMITED 65 Chatsworth Road, London NW2 4BG, United Kingdom Tel.: +44 (0) 20 8830 1057, Fax: +44 (0) 20 6830 4807,

E-mail: info@gbphanna.c:o.uk

Therapeutic Class

Antibacterial, Cefalosporins

Dosage Form, Composition & NAFDAC Registration Number (NRN)

Injection (NRN: ): Cefuroxime Sodium USP equivalent to Cefuroxime 750 mg plus Sterile Water for Injection USP 10 mL as solvent

Pack Size: Each pack contains: One vial containing Sterile Cefuroxime Sodium USP equivalent to Cefuroxime 750 mg with 10 mL of Sterile Water for injection USP

Gebexime

Pharmacology

PROPERTIES:

Gebexime belongs to group of Cephalosporin, which is effective against gram - positive and gram-negative organisms. Gebexime act by inhibiting cell wall synthesis and bactericidal. It also activates autolytic enzymes which are in cell wall leading to bacterial death of bacteria.

Gebexime after administration is widely distributed throughout body fluids with onset of action is between 30 - 60 minutes and duration of actions is for 8 - 12 hours.

Gebexime excreted by the kidneys. Hence dosage for patients with renal disease should be altered. Also Gebexime should be administered with great caution to patients who have immediate type of hypersensitivity reaction to Penicillin.

Indications

Gebexime indicated in respiratory tract, genito-urinary tract, skin and soft tissue infections, gonorrhoea, acute gonococcal urethritis and cervicits, meningitis, prophylaxis against infections in surgical procedures.

Contra-indications

Gebexime contraindicated in individuals with known history of hypersensitivity to cephalosporin’s.

Precautions/Warnings

Gebexime may cause pseudo-membranous colitis in patients sensitive to Penicillin.

Use with caution in pregnant women, lactating mothers and elders.

Interactions

Synergy with amino-glycosides.

Adverse Effects

Commonly found adverse effect with Gebexime are skin rash, drug fever, transient increases of hepatic enzymes.

Dosage & Administration

For IM and IV use only.

Suggested direction for 1M use:

Dissolve the content of vial in 3.0 mL of Sterile Water for injection USP.

Suggested direction for IV use:

Dissolve the content of vial in 6.0 mL of Sterile Water for injection USP.

The reconstituted solution should be used immediately

Adults:

750 mg t.i.d.by IM or IV.

Infants and Children:

30 to 100 mg/kg/day given as three or four divided doses. A dose of 60 mg/kg/day will be appropriate for most infections.

Or as directed by the Physician.

Storage/Handling Recommendations

Store in a cool, dry place below 25oC.

Protect from light.

Do not freeze.

Keep all medicines out of the reach of children.

Review Date

2017-05-17 07:44:32