NELIDIX 500 mg. 40 tablets
Nelidix is chemotherapeutic agents with a narrow spectrum of antibacterial activity that includes mainly gram-negative microorganisms. Inhibits DNA synthesis of the bacterial cell.
Nelidix apply to:
Acute and chronic acute urinary tract infections caused by gram-negative organisms susceptible to a product;
Prophylactically in urological surgery and treatments;
Gastrointestinal and other bacterial infections of the digestive system - enterocolitis.
2. BEFORE YOU USE NELIDIX
Do not use Nelidiks in the following cases:
If you have an allergy (hypersensitivity) to nalidixic acid, hydroxybenzoate esters or to any of the excipients;
If you have had seizures from different backgrounds;
If you suffer from porphyria (an inherited liver disease in which the body does not produce enough hemoglobin);
If you have severe renal insufficiency.
Take special care with Nelidiks
Tell your doctor if you have any of these conditions. It will assess whether Nelidiks is suitable for you:
Congenital deficiency of the enzyme glucose-6-phosphate dehydrogenase;
Moderate impairment of renal function;
Your doctor can prescribe tests during treatment with Nelidiks to control blood counts, renal and liver function.
During treatment with Nelidiks may change the results of some diagnostic tests, such as a false-positive result for determination of sugar in urine, false increases in 17-ketosteroids and high values when measuring vanilmandelovata acid in urine.
Operation of Nelidix can be weakened in the application of other antibacterial products.
During treatment is not recommended overexposure to the sun.
When symptoms of nerve or joint damage, acceptance of the product should be discontinued.
Rarely can occur damage or tendon rupture. In case of tendon pain, inflammation or rupture, treatment should be discontinued.
Taking other medicines
Please tell your doctor or pharmacist if you are taking or have recently taken any other medicines, including medicines obtained without a prescription.
Your doctor or pharmacist should be informed if you are taking (or plan to take) any of the following drugs: anticoagulants (drugs to reduce blood clotting), probenecid (for gout), nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs, melphalan (to treat some cancer), ciclosporin (suppresses the rejection of transplanted organs), other antibacterials (chloramphenicol, nitrofurantoin, tetracycline), products of contraception (containing sex hormones estrogen), protivotifna oral vaccine, antacids (decreasing the acidity of gastric juice).
Taking Nelidix with food and drink
No evidence of the need for special diets or restrictions on certain types of foods and beverages during treatment with this product.
Pregnancy and lactation
Before taking this medicine, consult your doctor or pharmacist if you are pregnant, planning a pregnancy or breast-feeding.
Driving and using machines
No data to influence the ability to drive and use machines.
Important information about some of the ingredients of Nelidiks
This medicinal product contains lactose (milk sugar). If you are advised by your doctor that you have an intolerance to some sugars, contact him before taking this medicine.
This product contains wheat starch. It is suitable for people with celiac disease (gluten enteropathy). Patients with wheat allergy (different from celiac disease) should not take this product.
3. HOW TO TAKE NELIDIKS
Always take Nelidiks according to the instructions of the physician or pharmacist!
The usual dose is 4 times a day, 2 tablets for at least 7 days (total daily dose of 4 g). Chronic and severe infections, treatment duration is 2 weeks. If you need longer treatment is administered 1 tablet 4 times daily.
Children over 7 years
Usual dose - 50 mg / kg. The dosage form is not suitable for children under the age of 7.
If you take more dose Nelidiks
When taking a higher dose than prescribed, immediately contact a doctor! Can be observed increase in adverse drug reactions. Treatment consists of gastric lavage and symptomatic agents.
If you forget to take Nelidiks
If you miss a dose, take it at the next regular intake without increasing the dose.
If you have any further questions on the use of this product, ask your doctor or pharmacist.
4. POSSIBLE SIDE EFFECTS
Like all medicines, Nelidix can cause side effects, although not everybody gets them. If you are not sure what the following side effects, ask your doctor to explain them to you.
Upon treatment with Nelidiks can be observed:
Blood and lymphatic system disorders: changes in the cell composition of blood (eosinophilia, leukopenia, thrombocytopenia, hemolytic anemia), changes in the concentration of prothrombin.
Metabolism and nutrition disorders: metabolic acidosis (acidification of the blood).
Gastrointestinal disorders: nausea, diarrhea, abdominal pain, bile retention.
Skin and subcutaneous tissue disorders: photosensitivity reactions (erythema, blistering), severe skin reactions (Stevens-Johnson, erythema multiforme).
Immune system disorders: urticaria, pruritus, angioedema (swelling of the soft tissues of the face, tongue, throat), anaphylaxis (severe allergic reaction).
Disorders of the musculoskeletal system and connective tissue disorders: arthralgia, myalgia, muscle weakness, damage or tendon rupture.
Nervous system and psychiatric disorders: headache, peripheral neuropathy, dizziness, dizziness, sleep disturbances, depression, hallucinations, confusion, agitation and disturbances in sensations of taste and smell. It is possible intracranial pressure in infants. There are reports of toxic psychosis and convulsions, sometimes associated with overdose. Patients with a history of seizures in the past or brain angioskleroza have an increased risk of seizures while taking nalidixic acid.
If any of the side effects gets serious, or if you notice other effects not listed in this leaflet, please tell your doctor or pharmacist.
5. HOW TO STORE NELIDIX
At temperatures below 25 ° C.
Keep out of reach of children!
Nelidiks not use after the expiry date stated on the packaging. The expiry date refers to the last day of that month.
Medicines should not be disposed of via wastewater or household waste. Ask your pharmacist how to dispose of medicines no longer required. These measures will help to protect the environment.
6. FURTHER INFORMATION
The active substance is nalidixic acid / Nalidixic acid 500 mg.
The other ingredients are lactose monohydrate, corn starch, povidone, crospovidone, magnesium stearate, talc.
Nelidix looks like and contents of the pack:
Description: pale yellow, round, flat tablets with diameter of 13 mm, bilateral facet and scored on one side.
20 tablets in a blister.
2 blister pack.