Genamox Capsule 250mg

৳ 3.61

Generic name: Amoxicillin Trihydrate

Strength: 250mg

Manufacturer: General Pharmaceuticals Ltd.

Description

Indications

Amoxicillin is indicated for the treatment of the following bacterial infections when caused by susceptible organisms:

  • Respiratory tract, ENT infections: Acute and chronic bronchitis, pneumonia, otitis media, sinusitis, tonsillitis, pharyngitis & laryngitis, lobar & bronchopneumonia, chronic bronchial sepsis.
  • Urinary tract infections: Pyelonephritis, cystitis and urethritis.
  • Obstetric & gynaecological infections: Bacteriuria in pregnancy, septic abortion, intra-abdominal sepsis and puerperal sepsis.
  • Gastro-intestinal infections: Typhoid and paratyphoid.
  • Skin & soft tissue infections: Cellulitis, infected wounds and abscesses.
  • Generalized infections: Septicemia, bacterial endocarditis, meningitis, peritonitis and osteomyelitis.
  • Venereal infections: Gonorrhea and syphilis. Amoxicillin may also be used as prophylactic cover for patients at risk of developing endocarditis when undergoing dental surgery.

Dosage

Ear/Nose/Throat Infection (Mild to Moderate):

  • Adult: 500 mg every 12 hours or 250 mg every 8 hours
  • Children: 25 mg/kg/day in divided doses every 12 hours or 20 mg/kg/day in divided doses every 8 hours

Ear/Nose/Throat Infection (Severe):

  • Adult: 875 mg every 12 hours or 500 mg every 8 hours
  • Children: 45 mg/kg/day in divided doses every 12 hours or 40 mg/kg/day in divided doses every 8 hours

Lower respiratory tract Infection (Mild/ Moderate/ Severe):

  • Adult: 875 mg every 12 hours or 500 mg every 8 hours
  • Children: 45 mg/kg/day in divided doses every 12 hours or 40 mg/kg/day in divided doses every 8 hours

Skin/skin structure Infection (Mild/Moderate):

  • Adult: 500 mg every 12 hours or 250 mg every 8 hours
  • Children: 25 mg/kg/day in divided doses every 12 hours or 20 mg/kg/day in divided doses every 8 hours

Skin/skin structure Infection (Severe):

  • Adult: 875 mg every 12 hours or 500 mg every 8 hours
  • Children: 45 mg/kg/day in divided doses every 12 hours or 40 mg/kg/day in divided doses every 8 hours

Genitourinary tract Infection (Mild/ Moderate):

  • Adult: 500 mg every 12 hours or 250 mg every 8 hours
  • Children: 25 mg/kg/day in divided doses every 12 hours or 20 mg/kg/day in divided doses every 8 hours

Genitourinary tract Infection (Severe):

  • Adult: 875 mg every 12 hours or 500 mg every 8 hours
  • Children: 45 mg/kg/day in divided doses every 12 hours or 40 mg/kg/day in divided doses every 8 hours

Gonorrhea, Acute, uncomplicated ano-genital, and urethral infections in males and females:

  • Adult: 3 g as single oral dose
  • Prepubertal children: 50 mg/Kg/Amoxycillin, combined with 25 mg/kg Probenecid as a single dose. Since Probenecid is contraindicated in children under 2 years, do not use this regimen in these cases.

Administration

Suspension: Shake the bottle well before adding water. Then add 12 tea spoonful (60 ml) of boiled and cooled water to the bottle and shake well to make 100 ml suspension.

Amoxycillin 500 mg Injection:

  • Intramuscular : Add 2.5 ml water for injection to Amoxycillin 500 mg injection vial.
  • Intravenous : Dissolve Amoxycillin 500 mg injection in 10 ml water for injection.