Osfocin capsule 500 mg 12’s
Osfocin capsule contains Fosfomycin | belongs to Antibiotic
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How it works
Osfocin capsule 500 mg 12’s is a bactericidal antibiotic that interferes with cell wall synthesis in both Gram-positive and Gram-negative bacteria by inhibiting the initial step involving phosphoenolpyruvate synthetase.
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- sciencedirect.com - Fosfomycin [Internet]. Available from: https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S1201971211001664#:~:text=3.,initial%20step%20involving%20phosphoenolpyruvate%20synthetase. [cited 1/7/2020].
How to use Osfocin capsule 500 mg 12’s
Administer via IV route. The duration of infusion should be at least 15 mins for 2 gm, at least 30 mins for 4 gm and at least 60 mins for 8 gm. Use only clear solutions. As damaging effects can result from inadvertent intra-arterial administration of products not specifically recommended for intra-arterial therapy, it is essential to ensure that drug is only administered into veins. The duration of treatment depends on the individual response of the pathogens and the patient´s clinical outcome.
what are the adverse effects of Osfocin capsule 500 mg 12’s?
Headache, rash, diarrhoea, nausea, vomiting, anorexia, epigastric discomfort, dizziness, drowsiness, fatigue, pruritus.
What happens if I miss a dose of Osfocin capsule 500 mg 12’s?
ORAL: Adults: Usually 500 mg 6 hourly. Children: Usually 250 mg 6 hourly.
INJECTION: Adults: IM 1 gm every 8 hr. IV 1-4 gm every 8 hr. Children: IM 500 mg every 8 hr. IV 1-2 gm every 8 hr. Infants: IM 250 mg every 8 hr. IV 100-400 mg/kg/day.
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