Foxero 100 mg. 20 tablets
FOXERO contains cefpodoxime. It belongs to a group of antibiotics called "cephalosporins".
It is used to treat infections caused by bacteria. These are infections:
nose, sinuses (such as sinusitis);
throat (such as tonsillitis, pharyngitis);
breast and lung (such as bronchitis, pneumonia);
skin (such as abscesses, ulcers, infected wounds, inflamed hair follicles, furuncles, infections around the nails of fingers and kind of skin infection called cellulitis);
urinary tract (such as cystitis and kidney infections);
sexually transmitted infections gonorrhea.
2. What you need to know before taking FOXERO
Do not take FOXERO
if you are allergic to cefpodoxime or any of the other ingredients of this medicine (listed in Section 6: Contents of the pack and other information);
If you have had a severe allergic reaction to any other antibiotic (penicillins, monobactams and carbapenems) as you may be allergic also to hound.
Signs of an allergic reaction include hives, swelling or difficulty breathing, swelling of the lips, face, throat and tongue.
Do not take this medicine if any of the above applies to you. If you are unsure, talk to your doctor or pharmacist before taking hound tablets.
Warnings and Precautions
Talk to your doctor or pharmacist before taking FOXERO
if you have had colitis in the past;
If you have kidney problems.
If you are not sure if the above applies to you, talk to your doctor or pharmacist before taking this medicine.
Other medicines and Hound
Tell your doctor or pharmacist if you are taking, you have recently taken or might take any other medicines.
In particular, you should inform your doctor if you are taking any of the following:
antacids (used to treat digestive problems);
medicines to treat ulcers (such as cimetidine or ranitidine);
water tablets or injections (diuretics), used to increase the excretion of water (urine);
aminoglycoside antibiotics (used to treat infections);
probenecid (used with a drug called sidofovir to stop damage to the kidneys);
coumarin anticoagulants, such as warfarin (used to reduce the density of the blood);
estrogens in contraceptive pills.
Take antacids and / or anti-ulcer drugs (such as ranitidine and cimetidine) 2-3 hours after the hound; Your doctor knows about this and change your treatment if he / she deems it necessary.
If necessary to carry out any tests (blood, urine or diagnostics) while taking this drug, please make sure that your doctor knows you are taking hound.
Foxhound with food and drink
You should always take hound tablets with meals. This helps in the absorption of cefpodoxime in the body.
Pregnancy, lactation and fertility
If you are pregnant or breast-feeding, you think you may be pregnant or planning to become pregnant, ask your doctor or pharmacist before taking this medicine. You should not breastfeed if you are taking tablets hound. This is because the milk may fall small amounts of the drug.
Driving and using machines
No studies on the ability to drive and use machines.
You may feel dizzy while taking this medicine. If this happens, do not drive or use any tools or machines.
Foxhound tablets contain lactose monohydrate
If your doctor has told you that you have an intolerance to some sugars, contact him before taking this medicine.
3. How to take FOXERO
Always take this medicine exactly as your doctor has told you. If you're not sure, ask your doctor or pharmacist.
The medicinal product is available in two strengths: 100 mg and 200 mg.
How to take this medicine
Take this medicine by mouth.
Take this medicine with meals or immediately after meals.
It is important to take this medication exactly in the corresponding hour of the day.
If you feel that the effect of the drug is too weak or too strong do not change the dose yourself, but ask about your doctor.
How much to take
The dose of Foxhound film depends on your needs and the disease from which you are being treated.
The usual dose is as follows:
Infections of the nose / throat: 100 mg twice daily.
Sinus infections: 200 mg twice daily.
Infections of the chest and lungs: 100 mg to 200 mg twice daily.
Infections of the lower urinary tract departments, e. cystitis: 100 mg twice daily;
Urethritis: 200 mg as a single dose;
Infections of the upper urinary system, for example. kidney infections: 200 mg twice daily.
Cutaneous infections: 200 mg twice daily.
People with kidney problems
You may need your doctor to give you a lower dose.
If you are taking this medicine for more than 10 days, the doctor or nurse can make you a blood test. It's just routine examination and should not ever worry you.
Use in children
On pediatric use, you should consult your doctor.
Other formulations of this drug may be more suitable for children; ask your doctor or pharmacist.
In children, the dose must be calculated by weight in kilograms, it is 8 mg kg body weight daily in two divided doses.
Tablets can be applied only in children weighing more than 25 kg.
If you take more than the amount Foxhound:
If you take too much of this medication, tell your doctor immediately. May occur following side effects: confusion, loss of emotion and interest in everything, and agitation (increased physical activity).
If you forget to take FOXERO
If you forget to take your dose, take it as soon as you remember unless it is almost time for your next dose.
Do not take a double dose to make up the missed dose.
If you stop taking FOXERO
Do not stop taking your medicine without first talking to your doctor. Do not stop taking hound tablets just because you feel better as the infection may reappear or worsen again.
If you have any further questions on the use of this medicine, ask your doctor or pharmacist.
4. Possible side effects
Like all medicines, this medicine can cause side effects, although not everybody gets them.
Adverse reactions are classified as follows:
Very common: affects more than 1 in 10 users;
common: affects 1 to 10 users in 100;
Uncommon: affects 1 to 10 users in 1000;
rare: affects 1 to 10 users in 10,000;
very rare: affects less than 1 user in 10 000;
Not known: frequency can not be estimated from the available data.
The following side effects are important and require immediate action if you receive them. If you experience any of these signs of illness should immediately stop taking this medicine immediately and see your doctor.
Very rare side effects:
swelling of the face, tongue and trachea, which may lead to severe breathing difficulties;
sudden allergic reaction with shortness of breath, rash, wheezing and drop in blood pressure;
heavy, extensive skin rash with blisters.
watery and severe diarrhea which may be bloody.
It was reported the following adverse reactions:
skin rash, itchy skin, hives;
numbness and tingling (pins and needles) of extremities;
ringing in the ears (tinnitus);
feeling of malaise.
changes in blood tests that check how your liver;
easy bruising (hematoma) or bleeding;
anemia, which causes shortness of breath or paleness;
increased susceptibility to infections.
changes in blood tests that check how well your kidneys.
With unspecified frequency: infections caused by bacteria or microorganisms that are resistant to hound tablets.
If you get any side effects, contact your doctor or pharmacist. This includes any possible effects not listed in this leaflet.
5. How to store FOXERO
Keep out of reach of children.
Do not use this medicine after the expiry date stated on the packaging after "EXP". The expiry date refers to the last day of that month.
Do not store above 25 ° C in the original package to protect from light and moisture.
Do not dispose of medications in wastewater or household waste. Ask your pharmacist how to dispose of medicines no longer use. These measures will help to protect the environment.
6. Contents of the pack and other information
The active substance is cefpodoxime.
FOXERO 100 mg: Each tablet contains 100 mg of cefpodoxime form of cefpodoxime proxetil.
FOXERO 200 mg: Each tablet contains 200 mg of cefpodoxime proxetil in the form of.
Other ingredients are:
Tablet core: lactose monohydrate; magnesium stearate; carmellose calcium; low-substituted hydroxypropylcellulose 1.81 mPa-s; sodium lauryl sulfate.
Film-coating: Opadry white containing hypromellose (E464), titanium dioxide (E171) and talc.
Hound looks like and contents of the pack
FOXERO 100 mg tablets are white to off-white, round, biconvex tablet with "100" inlaid on one side and plain on the other side. The size of each tablet is 8.5 mm.
Foxhound 200 mg tablets are white to off-white, round, biconvex tablet with "200" inlaid on one side and plain on the other side. The size of each tablet is 11,0 mm.
The tablets are packaged in blisters primary oPA / Al / PVC-Al, containing 10 tablets in a blister.
CONTENTS - 10 or 20 tablets.
Not all pack sizes may be marketed.