Manufacturer: Zee DrugsPack: 500mg (30 capsules)Chemical Substance: Amoxicillin
Indications for use of the Vemox 500:
Bacterial infections caused by susceptible pathogens: respiratory tract infections (bronchitis, pneumonia) and ENT organs (sinusitis, pharyngitis, tonsillitis, acute otitis media), urogenital system (pyelonephritis, pyelitis, cystitis, urethritis, gonorrhea, endometritis, cervicitis), gastrointestinal – intestinal tract (peritonitis, enterocolitis, typhoid fever, cholangitis, cholecystitis), skin and soft tissue infections (rye, impetigo, secondarily infected dermatoses), leptospirosis, acute and latent listeriosis, Lyme disease (borreliosis), dysentery, salmonella, salm nellonositelstvo, bacterial meningitis (depending on the sensitivity of the determination results. Especially in children), infectious endocarditis, e.g., enterococcal (alone or in combination with aminoglycosides), septicemia caused by microorganisms sensitive to amoxicillin.
Vemox 500 сontraindications:
Hypersensitivity (including to other penicillins, cephalosporins, carbapenems), allergic diseases (including in the anamnesis), bronchial asthma, pollinosis, infectious mononucleosis, lymphatic leukemia, liver failure, colitis associated with the use of antibiotics.
Amoxicillin is administered with caution in pregnancy, allergic reactions (including history), a history of gastrointestinal disease, kidney failure, and history of bleeding.
Dosing and Administration:
Amoxicillin is administered orally, before or after a meal. Adults and children over 10 years of age (with a body weight of more than 40 kg) are prescribed 0.5 g 3 times a day; With a severe course of infection – 0.75-1 g 3 times a day.
In acute uncomplicated gonorrhea appoint 3 g once; In the treatment of women, repeated intake of this dose is recommended.
In severe infections (meningitis, septicemia), adults – up to 6 g per day in 3-4 doses. Children – 250-500 mg 3 times a day. The duration of treatment depends on the indications and the clinical picture and is usually 5-7 days. With otitis and similar infections in children, a two-time intake of Amoxicillin is sufficient. In cases of chronic diseases, recurrent infections, severe infections, adults are prescribed 750 mg-1 g 3 times a day, children up to 60 mg / kg per day divided into 3 doses.