Adinir Powder for Suspension

Brand Name: Adinir
Generic: Cefdinir
Weight: 125 mg/5 ml
Type: Powder for Suspension
Therapeutic Class: Third generation Cephalosporins
Manufacturer: Acme Laboratories Limited.
Price: 245.92
Last Updated: 2020-11-20 18:15:00

Adinir Powder for Suspension Uses

Adinir Powder for Suspension contains Cefdinir. Adinir uses:

Cefdinir is indicated for the treatment of Community Acquired Pneumonia, Acute Exacerbation of Chronic Bronchitis, Acute Maxillary Sinusitis, Pharyngitis, Tonsillitis, Uncomplicated Skin and Skin Structure, Infections

Adinir Powder for Suspension Doses

Adinir Powder for Suspension contains Cefdinir 125 mg/5 ml. Adinir doses:

Adult: 600 mg daily as a single or in 2 divided doses for 5-10 days.

Child: ≥6 months: 14 mg/kg daily as a single or in 2 divided doses. Max: 600 mg daily.

 

Side Effects

Common side effects are Diarrhea, Vaginal moniliasis, Nausea & Vomiting, Headache, Rash etc.

Introduction

Cefdinir binds to 1 or more of the penicillin-binding proteins (PBPs) which inhibit the final transpeptidation step of peptidoglycan synthesis in bacterial cell wall, thus inhibiting biosynthesis and arresting cell wall assembly resulting in bacterial cell death.

Adinir Precaution

Cefdinir, as with other broad-spectrum antibiotics, should be prescribed with caution in individuals with a history of colitis. In patients with transient or persistent renal insufficiency (creatinine clearance <30 ml/min), the total daily dose of Cefdinir should be reduced.

Interaction

Antacids: Cefdinir should be taken at least 2 hours interval of antacid administration.

Iron supplement: Cefdinir should be taken at least 2 hours interval of iron supplement administration.

Probencid: It inhibits the renal excretion of cefdinir.

Pregnancy Lactation use

Pregnancy Category B. There are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women. This drug should be used during pregnancy only if clearly needed. Following administration of single 600 mg doses, Cefdinir was not detected in human breast milk.

Contraindication

Cefdinir is contraindicated in patients with known allergy to the cephalosporin class of antibiotics.

Special Warning

 

Acute Overdose

Symptoms: Nausea, vomiting, epigastric distress, diarrhoea, convulsions. 

Management: Haemodialysis may be useful in the event of a serious toxic reaction particularly if renal function is compromised.

Interaction with other Medicine

 

Storage Condition

Store between 20-25° C.

Adinir Powder for Suspension price in Bangladesh 245.92