Vanprox®

Cefpodoxime Proxetil
Cephalosporins (Penicillins and Cephalosporins)

Indication:
Lower respiratory tract infections, Upper respiratory tract infections, Urinary tract infections including gonorrhoea, cystitis, Skin & soft tissue infections, Gynecological infections, Acute otitis media, Childhood infections.

Dosage & Administration:
Adults (Including age 13 years & older):

Type of infection

Total daily dose

Dose Frequency

Duration

Acute community-acquired pneumonia

400 mg

200 mg 12 hourly

14 days

Acute bacterial exacerbation of chronic bronchitis

400 mg

200 mg 12 hourly

10 days

Uncomplicated gonorrhea (men/women)

200 mg

Single dose

 

Rectal gonococcal infection in women

200 mg

Single dose

 

Skin and soft tissue infections

800 mg

400 mg 12 hourly

7 to 14 days

Pharyngitis and/or tonsillitis

200 mg

100 mg 12 hourly

5 to 10 days

Uncomplicated urinary tract infection

200 mg

100 mg 12 hourly

7 days

Acute maxillary sinusitis

400 mg

200 mg 12 hourly

10 days



Child:
15 days-6 months: 4 mg/kg every 12 hours,
6 months-2 years: 40 mg every 12 hours,
3-8 years: 80 mg every 12 hours,
Over 9 years: 100 mg every 12 hours.

Preparation:
Vanprox® suspension: Bottle containing dry powder to reconstitute 50 ml suspension.
Vanprox® Forte suspension: Bottle containing dry powder to reconstitute 50 ml/100 ml suspension.
Vanprox Paediatric Drops: Bottle containing paediatric drops to reconstiue 15 ml suspension.



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