400 mg per tablet cefixime(the amount of Cefixime trihydrate is 447.7 mg).
Also, the following excipients are included in the composition of the tablets: povidone, hyprolose, colloidal silicon dioxide, magnesium stearate, calcium trisesquihydrate saccharinate, cellulose, dye yellow sunset, strawberry flavor.
Dispersibletablets (soluble in water).
Cephalosporin (3rd generation).
Pharmacodynamics and pharmacokinetics
Antibiotic Suprax (INN Cefixime) - semi-synthetic. Easily and quickly absorbed in the digestive tract. Antibiotics of this series inhibit the activity of the cell membranes of harmful bacteria by inhibiting the synthesis of peptidoglycan. Active against gram positive and gram negative bacteria.
Such a group of antibiotics in contact with blood plasma binds to proteins (albumin) Almost not metabolized in organs, excreted in the urine in an almost unchanged form.
The price of an antibiotic is high, but this is fully justified by its effectiveness.
Indications for use
According to the instructions, the drug is intended for the treatment of inflammation caused by various infections, i.e. action-sensitive bacteria Cefixime:
- respiratory tract infections (sinusitis, acute pharyngitis, tonsillitis agranulocytic, acute bronchitis, pharyngeal pharyngitis, sinusitis, tonsillitis and bronchitis);
- otitis media;
- urinary tract infections;
- uncomplicated gonorrhea (cervix, urethra).
Allergy to specific components of the drug. Not recommended for people with renal failureat prick, pregnancy, the elderly.
According to the annotation:
- allergy: itchy skin, hives - rarely, drug fever - very rarely;
- headache, tinnitus, dizziness;
- trobmocytopenia, bleeding, angranulocytosis - rarely;
- stomach pain, indigestion, constipation, nausea, vomiting - often;
- impaired renal function, nephritis- seldom.
Before use, consult your doctor.
Instructions for use Suprax (Method and dosage)
How to take before or after a meal? Eating does not matter.
How to take the medicine? For adults and children weighing more than 50 kg, the daily dose is 400 mg of the drug in 1-2 doses. If the weight is from 25 to 50 kg - 200 mg per day at a time. A tablet is swallowed with plenty of water or a suspension is prepared (see instructions for use of the suspension). You can make sweet syrup for children.
The duration of treatment is prescribed by a doctor and depends on the severity of the type of infection, on average one or two weeks.
- at gonorrhea- 1 day;
- with mild forms of infection of the urogenital sphere - from 3 to 7 days;
- at sore throat prescribe a course of 7-14 days (with angina in children, the daily dose decreases);
Instructions on how to prepare Suprax suspension. How to dilute it?
Dissolve one tablet in a small amount of water, shake well. To raise the suspension is in a glass or enameled container. Allow the mixture to stand for 5 minutes until the granules are completely dissolved. Shake well before use.
Most often occurs with an increase in the daily dose, the frequency and intensity of the manifestation of side effects increases. Symptomatic treatment gastric lavageappoint antihistamines and glucocorticoids.
- tubular secretion blockers (variousdiuretics, allopurinol) have the ability to delay excretion by the kidneys cefixime;
- when using the drug with carbamazepine, the concentration of the latter in blood plasma may increase;
- significantly lowers prothrombin index, the effect of indirect anticoagulants is enhanced;
- It is not recommended to simultaneously take the drug with antacidscontaining magnesium or aluminum hydroxide, as absorption through the digestive tract will slow down.
Terms of sale
The drug is dispensed from pharmacies by prescription.
Keep out of the reach of children, in a dark, dry place, at a temperature not exceeding 25 ° C.
Subject to storage conditions - 3 years.
Analogs Supraks SolutabMatches for ATX Level 4 code:CefosinLendacinMedaxonLopraxCeftriaxoneCefiximeLoraxonSulperazoneCefoperazoneRocephinZedexFortumCeftazidimeCefotaximeCefixCephoral SolutabPancefClaforanCefodox
By release form: Supraks Solutab 400 mg tablets produced in Russia and Italy, granules for the preparation of Suprax suspension.
In the Suprax analogue, the instructions for use should indicate that this is a third-generation cephalosporin preparation and have cefixime as the main active substance.
Often the price of analogues is slightly lower. Common analogues of the Suprax antibiotic are Cemidixor, Cefix, Pantsef, Sumamed, Amoksilav. The best alternative for children is Cephoral Solutab.
What is better Pancef or Supraks?
The active substance in both antibiotics is the same. There is an opinion that allergy to Pancef is less common and its side effects are not so pronounced.
What is better sumamed or supraks?
Sumamed - based antibiotic azithromycinwith a wider antimicrobial effect. Sumamed is more suitable for children, causes fewer adverse reactions and has less treatment.
What is better suprax or amoxiclav?
Unlike Amoxiclava Suprax is better tolerated and less likely to cause dysbiosis and other disorders of the gastrointestinal tract.
Ixim Lupine, Panceph, suprax, cephoral solutab.
Suprax for children
The dosage for children (weighing 25 to 50 kg) is 200 mg per day, at a time. At pneumonia and with bronchitis in children, the course of treatment is 7-14 days. An antibiotic can simply be swallowed with a sufficient amount of water or a suspension can be prepared. How to breed Supraks Solutab, described above.
Reviews about Suprax for children: reviews of the suspension for children are mostly positive, the drug is well tolerated, rarely side effects from the gastrointestinal tract.
It is not recommended to combine the use of antibiotic and alcohol. The drug may be poorly absorbed by the body or not absorbed at all. Suprax and alcohol increase the load on the liver.
During pregnancy and lactation
Suprax during pregnancy is used, in extreme cases, when there is a threat to the life of the mother. Taking the drug during pregnancy is extremely undesirable.
During lactation, while taking an antibiotic, breast-feeding should be stopped.
Basically, good reviews of doctors about the antibiotic. High-quality and effective drug, well absorbed by patients.
Positive feedback on Supraks Solutab at cystitis. Recovery comes quickly, side effects are rare.
The drug with frequent use for the treatment of ENT diseases should not be used. However, the medicine has good reviews with sinusitis. It is convenient that you can prepare a suspension for children (or use 400 mg capsules).
Price, where to buy
How much is the medicine? The price of tablets depends on the dosage form of the drug. On average, the cost of 6 capsules of 400 mg - 676 rubles.
The price of Supraks Solutab in Ukraine is about 100 UAH for 400 mg capsules, 7 pieces. The price of Suprax for children (it is better to buy a ready-made suspension) is about 500 rubles per 30 ml. For a suspension of 60 ml - 538 rubles.
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