Macropen granules for suspension

Macropen - antimicrobials.

Pharmacological action

Macropen - is an antibiotic from the macrolide group. Its active ingredient - midecamycin that inhibits staphylococci, clostridia, korinobakterii, streptococci, Legionella, Ureaplasma, Chlamydia, mycoplasma, campylobacter, Bacteroides, haemophilus wand, helicobacter, morakselly.

After applying Macropen inwardly, it is rapidly absorbed maximally concentrated h / s one, two hours after administration at sites of inflammation, bronchial secretions, skin.

Withdrawal of the drug is mainly hepatic.

Product form

Release tablets Macropen and granules for suspension.

Indications macrofoams

Macropen according to the instructions indicated for the treatment of infections provoked by micro-organisms sensitive to the antibiotic: diseases of the respiratory tract, skin, genitourinary system, skin infections, diphtheria, whooping cough, enteritis caused by Campylobacter.

Good reviews of Macropen, used by patients who are allergic to penicillin and other antibiotics in this group.


Macropen for instructions failure is contraindicated in severe hepatic, increased sensitivity to the facility.

Tablets should not be given Macropen children up to three years.

Precautions should be taking the drug during lactation, pregnancy and if there is a history of allergy to aspirin.

Instructions for use macrofoams

 Macropen pills
 Tablets adults usually take one tablet (0 4gr) three p / day. Acceptable daily intake - 1, 6gr, which are divided into three stages.

Macropen for children who weigh more than 30 kg, administered in the form of tablets in the same dosage as adults.

Children with less weight usually prescribed suspension, hoping the necessary dosage based on the child's weight: 0-5kg - 3, 75 ml (131, 25 mg); 5-10kg - 7, 5 ml (262, 2 mg), 10-15kg - 10ml (350mg), 15-20kg - 15ml (525mg), 20-25kg - 22, 5 ml (787, 5 mg). Allow the slurry to children two rows / day, dissolving granules into 100ml water.

Permitted dosage for children is Macropen 30-50mkg / kg.

Drug treatment lasted 1-1 5ned., Only in the case of treatment of chlamydial infections - about two weeks.

side effects

There are reviews of Macropen, causes nausea, allergic skin, bronchospasm, vomiting, appetite loss, increased liver enzymes, jaundice.

Application Macropen can also cause disease, "heaviness" in the epigastrium, diarrhea (which may be a sign of colitis psevdomembranoobraznogo), general weakness.