• Roxetil<sup>®</sup>

Roxetil®

Cefpodoxime

Description
Cefpodoxime Proxetil is an orally administered extended spectrum, semi-synthetic 3rd generation antibiotic of cephalosporin class. Like other b-lactam antibiotics it is a bactericidal drug that acts by inhibition of bacterial cell wall synthesis.

Indications
Cefpodoxime is indicated for the treatment of patients infected with susceptible strains of microorganisms which include a wide range of gram-positive & gram-negative bacteria. As it is highly stable in presence of b-lactamase enzyme, so it is more effective against gram-positive bacteria than other 3rd generation oral cephalosporins.
The susceptible organisms include gram-positive bacteria eg. S. aureus (including penicillinase producing strains), S. saprophyticus, S. pneumoniae, S. pyogenes, S. agalactiae, P. magnus and gram-negative bacteria eg. E. coli, K. pneumoniae, H. influenzae (including b-lactamase producer & Ampicillin resistant strains), M. catarrhalis, N. gonorrhoeae (including penicillinase producing strains), P. mirabilis, C. diversus, H. parainfluenzae, K. oxytoca, P. vulgaris, P. rettgeri.

Supply
Roxetil® 50 ml suspension : Each bottle contains Cefpodoxime Proxetil powder to be reconstituted into 50 ml suspension.

 

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