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PEFLOXACIN

PEFLOXACIN

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Product: PEFLOXACIN
Formulary: Generic Formulary
Category: Infections & Infestations
Sub Group: ANTIBACTERIALS
Dosages: 200MG/ 400 mg
Unit of Packing: Tablets
In treatment of: Treatment of susceptible infections

Adverse Effects: 

  • Nausea
  • Vomiting
  • Diarrhoea
  • Abdominal discomfort
  • Restlessness
  • Dizziness
  • Drowsiness
  • Arthralgia
  • Rash
  • Confusion
  • Insomnia
  • Anorexia
  • Bad taste
  • Headache
  • Photosensitivity

Contraiindication: Hypersensitivity to Pefloxacin and other Fluoroquinolones

Special Precaution: 

  • Hepatic impairment
  • Renal impairment
  • Caution while driving the vehicle or operating machine or involved in any hazardous activities

Interaction: Antineoplastic drugs: Decrease serum levels of pefloxacin. Caffeine: Enhanced efficacy of caffeine. Oral anti-coagulants: Enhanced efficacy of anti-coagulants. Cyclosporine: Nephrotoxicity increased by pefloxacin. Theophylline: Increased plasma levels of theophylline resulting in toxicity. NSAIDs: CNS excitation may occur. Rifampicin: Decreases serum concentration of pefloxacin. Chloramphenicol: Antagonises effects of pefloxacin.

Servings: Adults: 800 mg / day in 2 divided doses Gonorrhoea: 800 mg / day in single dose