SPORIDEX suspension 250.5 ml. 100 ml
Your medicine is called Sporidex suspension (Cephalexin oral suspension). The active ingredient is cephalexin. Sporidex suspension 250 mg / 5 mL (Cephalexin oral suspension) is supplied in bottles of 100 ml with a measuring cup and is an off-white powder, forming an orange syrupy suspension when mixed with water that has a taste of pineapple and orange. Each 5 ml of suspension contain Sporidex cefalexin equivalent to 250 mg anhydrous cefalexin. The other ingredients are: sucrose, xanthan gum, sodium benzoate, colloidal silicon dioxide, orange flavor, aroma of pineapple and yellow-orange color E110.
Five milliliters of Sporidex suspension containing 2,197 g of sucrose. When taken according to the recommended dosage, each dose delivered to 6.591 g sucrose. Not suitable in hereditary fructose intolerance, glucose-galactose malabsorption syndrome or diabetes-isomaltase deficiency.
Sporidex suspension (Cephalexin oral suspension) is an antibiotic. Antibiotics help the body fight infections. Cephalexin works by destroying certain bacteria that cause infection.
Manufacturer of Sporidex suspension 250 mg / 5 ml (Cephalexin oral suspension) is: Ranbaxy Laboratories Limited, Industrial Area-3, Dewas 455001, Madhya Pradesh, India.
What is Sporidex suspension?
Sporidex suspension used to treat the following bacterial infections:
♦ Respiratory Infections
♦ Infections of the middle ear
♦ Infections of skin and soft tissue
♦ Infections of the bones and / or joints
♦ Dental infections
♦ Infections of genitourinary tract, including inflammation of the prostate.
Before you take your medicine
Make sure that is safe for you to take Sporidex suspension (Cephalexin oral suspension). Ask yourself the following questions:
♦ Have you previously had an allergic reaction to cephalexin, other cephalosporins or penicillins? (An allergic reaction may include itching, swelling or breathing difficulties)
♦ Are you pregnant or breast-feeding you now?
♦ Do you have kidney disease or are on dialysis?
♦ Are you taking any other medicines?
♦ Have you ever had colitis (inflammation of the colon, severe diarrhea kind)?
♦ Are you diabetic? Sporidex suspension may interfere with some tests for sugar in the urine.
How to prepare Sporidex suspension?
Add water to the level of the marker on the bottle and shake well. In the event that the prepared suspension is below the level of the marker, add water so as to reach the marker. Shake well again.
When and how to take Sporidex suspension?
Take your medicine as prescribed by your doctor. Check the indication on how much, how often and how much to take.
250 mg every six hours or 500 mg every twelve hours, depending on the type and severity of the infection. Always follow the doctor's instructions.
The dose is determined by the weight of the child. However, in most infections, it is recommended the following scheme:
- For children over 5 years of age: 250 mg every 8 hours. The dose may be doubled in severe infections.
Shake the bottle well before taking Sporidex suspension.
In the packaging of your medicine is a measuring cup. Ask your pharmacist how to use it and make sure you wash the cup well after each dose.
The drug should be taken or given to your child as long as you have been told by your doctor. It is important not to stop taking it when you feel better as the infection in this case may be renewed. If you miss a dose, take or give it to your child as soon as possible. If you miss several doses, tell your doctor.
Do not take or give your child more medicine than your doctor has told you. If you take too much medicine, contact your nearest ER or your doctor immediately.
While taking your medicine
Sporidex suspension may rarely cause allergic reactions in some people. Tell your doctor if you or your child has a rash or itching, or any other unusual problem.
Some patients may appear severe diarrhea. Do not take antidiarrheal drugs before you have consulted with your doctor.
This medicine can affect the results of the study of blood counts and some indicators of liver function.
Other less common side effects include nausea or vomiting, vaginal discharge or itching, dizziness, excessive tiredness or weakness, or pain in the joints. These symptoms are usually mild, if they occur. If you or your child suffer severe, tell your doctor. If you experience any other side effect, ask your doctor or pharmacist.
How to store your medicine?
Store powder for suspension in the original container at a temperature below 25 ° C, protected from light. Keep medicines out of reach of children.
Do not take Sporidex suspension after the expiry date stated on the packaging.
Store the suspension in the refrigerator and keep the container tightly closed. Unused after a 10-day suspension should be discarded.
If the doctor tells you to stop taking the suspension, please return to the pharmacist; save her only so if you instruct your doctor.