Branded Medicine

 
DEXAFLOX

Film-coated caplet

 
:: COMPOSITION ::

Each film-coated caplet contains:
Pefloxacin 400 mg

 
:: INDICATIONS ::

Severe infections due to gram-negative bacteria and Staphylococcus particularly the following lower respiratory tract infection, gastrointestinal infection, skin and soft tissue infection, urinary and renal infections, gonorrhoeae.

 
:: DOSAGE AND ADMINISTRATION ::

1 caplet 2 times daily during meals.

 
:: CONTRAINDICATIONS ::
  • Hypersensitivity to pefloxacin or other quinolone derivatives.
  • Pregnancy and nursing mothers.
  • Children below 15 years of age.
  • Glucose-6-phosphate dehydrogenase deficiency.
 
:: WARNING AND PRECAUTIONS ::
  • Avoid exposure to direct sunlight or UV light.
  • Adjust dosage in severe hepatic insufficiency.
 
:: ADVERSE REACTIONS ::

Gastrointestinal disturbances, central nervous system disturbances, photosensitivity, hypersensitivity reactions, thrombocytopenia (high dose), myalgia and arthralgia.

 
:: DRUG INTERACTIONS ::
  • Given concomitantly, pefloxacin with theophylline may potentiate theophylline effects.
  • Concomitant administration of pefloxacin with antasids containing Al and Mg may affect the absorbtion of pefloxacin.
 
:: PRESENTATION ::

Box, 5 strips @ 6 film-coated caplets.