Cephradine USP 125 mg/1.25 ml

Business Unit: Human

Medicine Type: Paediatric Drop

Generic Name: Cephradine USP 125 mg/1.25 ml

Therapeutic Class: First Generation Cephalosporin Antibiotic

Indication: Abac (Cephradine) belongs to 1st Generation Cephalosporin group. It is effective for gram positive bacteria. This antibiotic is bacteriocidal in nature and works through inhibition of bacterial cell wall synthesis. It is indicated for : Abac (Cephradine) is indicated for the treatment of infections caused by sensitive Gram-positive and Gram-negative bacteria. These include-  Upper respiratory tract infections such as sinusitis, pharyngitis, tonsillitis, laryngo-tracheo bronchitis and otitis media.  Lower respiratory tract infections such as bronchitis (acute and chronic), lobar pneumonia and bronchopneumonia.  Urinary tract infections including cystitis, urethritis and pyelonephritis.  Skin and soft tissue infections such as- abscess, cellulitis, furunculosis and impetigo.

Dosage & Administration: Children:  Total daily dose of 25 to 50 mg/kg given in two or four equally divided doses.  Otitis media: Total daily dose of 75 to 100 mg/kg given in divided doses 6 to 12 hourly.  Maximum daily dosage: 4 gm

Preparation: 15 ml Dry Syrup