Ramoxin

Generic Name: Cephalexin

* Description :
Ramoxin (Cephalexin) is a semi-synthetic cephalosporin antibiotic which has a bactericidal action against Gram-positive and Gram-negative bacteria including penicillinase producing strains.
Ramoxin is acid stable and is rapidly absorbed from the GIT with a peak plasma concentrations attained in 1 hr. after oral administration. About 90% of the drug is excreted unchanged in the urine within 8 hrs.
* Indications :
Ramoxin is indicated in treatment of:
- Respiratory tract infections.
- Bone and joint infections.
- Skin and soft tissue infections.
- Genitourinary tract infections.
- Dental infections.
* Precautions :
- In patients with renal impairment: Dosage must be adjusted according to creatinine clearance.
- Prolonged use of cephalexin may result in the overgrowth of non-susceptible organisms as Candida.
- A direct positive Coomb’s test and a false positive response for glucosuria have been observed.
- Use during pregnancy and lactation: Not recommended unless otherwise prescribed by physician.
* Adverse Effects :
- Gastrointestinal: Nausea, vomiting and diarrhea.
- Hypersensivity: Skin rash and urticaria.
* Presentation• :
Ramoxin-250 Capsules: Each capsule contains Cephalexin Monohydrate USP equivalent to 250 mg Cephalexin. Blister packs of 16 & 20 capsules & hospital packs of different sizes are available.
Ramoxin-500 Capsules: Each capsule contains Cephalexin Monohydrate USP equivalent to 500 mg Cephalexin. Blister packs of 16 & 20 capsules & hospital packs of different sizes are available.
Ramoxin-1000 F/C Tablets: Each F/C tablet contains Cephalexin Monohydrate USP equivalent to 1000 mg Cephalexin. Blister packs of 12 tablets & hospital packs of different sizes are available.
Ramoxin-125 for Oral Suspension: Each 5 ml of reconstituted suspension contains Cephalexin Monohydrate USP equivalent to 125 mg Cephalexin. Bottles of 60 & 100 ml suspension.
Ramoxin-250 for Oral Suspension: Each 5 ml of reconstituted suspension contains Cephalexin Monohydrate USP equivalent to 250 mg Cephalexin. Bottles of 60 & 100 ml suspension.