Biseptolum pills

Biseptolum - is sulfanilamide drug antiparasitic and antimicrobial action.

Pharmacological action

The structure includes Biseptol sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim, so the drug has a bactericidal and bacteriostatic action, is active against pneumococci, staphylococci, bacillus of typhoid, dysentery, E. coli, streptococci, Proteus. Biseptolum shows no activity against Mycobacterium tuberculosis, Pseudomonas aeruginosa, spirochetes.

Product form

Biseptolum discharged in the form of suspensions for internal use, a concentrate for infusion application. Biseptolum also produces tablets 120mg and 480 Biseptolum.

Indications Biseptol

Application Biseptol prescribed for acute, chronic bronchitis, empyema, lung abscess, bronchiectasis, pneumonia, urethritis, cystitis, pyelitis, chronic pyelonephritis, prostatitis, urethritis gonococcal. Effective Biseptolum infectious diseases gastrointestinal tract, surgical and other infections, septicemia, gonorrhea neoslozhnennnoy.

Instructions for use Biseptol

According to the instructions Biseptolum administered in dosages of:

  • inflammatory conditions of the urinary tract, digestive tract infections provoked Shigella, acute exacerbations of chronic bronchitis in adults, two tablets of 120 or Biseptolum Biseptolum 480. Take two tablets orally p / day. The course of treatment Biseptolum Biseptolum 480 and 120mg in inflammatory diseases of the urinary tract - 10-14dn, an exacerbation of chronic bronchitis - two weeks, infections of the digestive tract - 5 days;
  •  Biseptolum suspension
  • inflammatory conditions of the urinary tract, digestive tract infections provoked shigella, average acute otitis in children Biseptolum used at a dosage of 48mg per kilogram of body weight of the child every 12 hours. two daily administration;
  • pneumonia, triggered by Pneumocystis carinii daily dose for adults and children - 90-12mg per kilogram. Tablets Biseptolum take in divided doses every 6 h. 14-21dn;
  • for the prevention of pneumonia 960mg prescribed for adults one p / day. The maximum permitted daily dose - 16 tablets Biseptolum 120 or 4 - Biseptol480.

The suspension Biseptol appoint mainly children at intervals of 12 hours in such dosages: 3-6mes. - 2, 5 ml; 7mes.-3g. 2, 5-5ml; 4-6l. 5-10ml; 7-12l. 10ml. Children older than 12 liters. and adults if necessary appoint suspension of 20ml and with an interval of 12 hours.

side effects

Application Biseptol often cause negative side manifestations of the digestive tract (anorexia, nausea, vomiting, pseudomembranous colitis, abdominal pain, diarrhea) and allergic reactions on the skin (hives, rash).

It is also possible manifestation of Stevens-Johnson syndrome, toxic epidermal necrolysis, acute hepatic necrosis, aplastic anemia. It may develop megaloblastic, hemolytic anemia, methemoglobinemia, eosinophilia, allergic myocarditis, hypoprothrombinemia, photophobia, anaphylactic reaction, vascular edema, erythema polymorph, deskvamatsionny dermatitis, serum sickness, lupus syndrome, periarteritis nodosa.

Cases of onset of fever, chills, glossitis, pancreatitis, hepatitis B after administration Biseptol.

Contraindications Biseptol

As indicated in the instructions Biseptol, it does not prescribe the presence of the patient intolerance of the drug components, and sulfonamides in general. Do not appoint Biseptolum newborn.