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FORTIEAN POWDER FOR I.V. INJECTION 3
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FORTIEAN POWDER FOR I.V. INJECTION

DOH PM 055423


< COMPOSITION >
Each vial contains:
Cefotiam 2HCl……………………0.25g,0.5g,1g(potency)

< ACTION >
Cefotiam is a parenteral second-generation cephalosporin antibiotic. It has broad-spectrum activity against Gram-positive and Gram-negative bacteria. As a beta-lactam, its bactericidal activity results from the inhibition of cell wall synthesis via affinity for penicillin-binding proteins.

< INDICATION >
This drug is indicated for prophylaxis for surgical infection, postoperative infections, bacterial septicaemia, bone and joint infections, cholangitis, cholecystitis, peritonitis, prostatitis, pyelonephritis, respiratory tract infections, skin and soft tissue infections, cystitis, urethritis, and infections caused by susceptible organisms. It does not have activity against Pseudomonas aeruginosa.

< USAGE AND ADMINISTRATION >
For adults, the dose is up to 6 grams daily by intravenous or intramuscular route in divided doses according to severity of infection. In patients with renal impairment a dose reduction may be needed.

< PACKAGE >
0.25g, 0.5g, 1g/vial

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