AZRASITE 200mg/5ml 15ml

Pack Size

15ml

Dosage

Use in children: 1 year and older The total dose in children is 30 mg/kg which should be given as a single daily dose of 10 mg/kg for 3 days according to the following guidance: < 15 kg: 10 mg/kg once daily on days 1 - 3. 15 – 25 kg: 200 mg (5 ml) once daily on days 1 - 3. 26 – 35 kg: 300 mg (7,5 ml) once daily on days 1 - 3. 36 – 45 kg: 400 mg (10 ml) once daily on days 1 - 3. > 45 kg: Dose as per adults (Refer to Azithromycin 500 mg Tablets Professional information). Method of administration: Oral administration only

Warnings and Contraindications

Azrasite 200 mg/5 ml is contraindicated in patients with a known hypersensitivity to azithromycin, erythromycin, any of the macrolide antibiotics. Because of the theoretical possibility of ergotism, Azrasite 200 mg/5 ml and ergot derivatives should not be co- administered. Use in hepatic impairment: As the liver is the principal route of excretion of Azrasite 200 mg/5 ml, it should not be prescribed in patients with hepatic disease. Use in children under 1 year of age: The safety and efficacy of Azrasite 200 mg/5 ml have not been established.

Composition

Azrasite 200 mg/5 ml powder for oral suspension containing the equivalent of 200 mg azithromycin per 5 ml. Excipients: Sugar (sucrose): 3,9 g/5 ml

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