Branded Medicine

 
DEXYCOL®

Capsule

 
:: COMPOSITION ::

DEXYCOL® 250
Each capsule contains:
Thiamphenicol 250 mg

DEXYCOL® 500
Each capsule contains:
Thiamphenicol 500 mg

 
:: INDICATIONS ::
  • Infections caused by: Salmonella spp., H influenzae (only meningococcal infections), rickettsia, Lymphogranuloma psithacosis, gram negative organisms causing bacterial meningitis.
  • For hepatobilliary diseases and gonorrhea.
 
:: CONTRAINDICATIONS ::
  • Patient with a known of hypersensitivity to thiamphenicol.
  • Hemopoietic problems, anuria, severe renal or hepatic impairment.
  • Not for prophylaxis.
 
:: DOSAGE AND ADMINISTRATIONS ::

Adult :
250-500 mg 4 times daily.

Children:
25-50 mg/kg body weight/day in 4 divided doses.

 
:: WARNING AND PRECAUTIONS ::
  • Pregnancy and lactation.
  • Premature baby and newborn (first 2 weeks).
  • Renal and liver impairment.
  • Periodic blood monitoring must be done in long-term treatment.
 
:: ADVERSE REACTIONS ::

Hypersensitivity reactions, hemopoietic disorders usually reversible, gastrointestinaI disturbances, Gray syndrome, blood dyscrasia.

 
:: DRUG INTERACTIONS ::
  • Potentiates effects of coumarin anticoagulant.
  • Caution when given with tolbutamide, phenytoin, phenobarbital.
 
:: PRESENTATION ::

DEXYCOL® 250. Box, 10 strips @ 10 capsules.

DEXYCOL® 500. Box, 10 strips @ 10 capsules.