Cefetamet Pivoxil Pharmacology

Cefetamet Pivoxil

About Cefetamet Pivoxil
Third-generation cephalosporin antibiotic, oral antibiotic.
Mechanism of Action of Cefetamet Pivoxil
Cefetamet pivoxil is a 3rd generation cephalosporin which exerts its bactericidal action by inhibiting bacterial cell wall synthesis. Cefetamet pivoxil inhibits transpeptidase & thus prevents cross linking of bacterial cell wall. Transpeptidase & associated proteins constitute various types of specific binding proteins which have affinity for cephalosporins like Cefetamet pivoxil

Pharmacokinets of Cefetamet Pivoxil
Absorption: Absorbed orally, Metabolism: It is metabolized inside the body Excretion: Excreted mainly through urine

Onset of Action for Cefetamet Pivoxil
Duration of Action for Cefetamet Pivoxil
Half Life of Cefetamet Pivoxil
Side Effects of Cefetamet Pivoxil
1.Rashes & allergic manifestation
5.Pseudo membranous colitis
9.Elevated liver enzymes
Contra-indications of Cefetamet Pivoxil
1.Hypersensitivity to cephalosporins
2.Hypersensitivity to penicillins
Special Precautions while taking Cefetamet Pivoxil
1.Renal impairment
2.Hepatic impairment
3.Pseudo membranous colitis
Pregnancy Related Information
Old Age Related Information
May be used.
Breast Feeding Related Information
Use with caution.
Children Related Information
May be used
Neonates: Contraindicated
Indications for Cefetamet Pivoxil
6.Urinary tract &genital tract infections
9.Gonococcal infections
Interactions for Cefetamet Pivoxil
Typical Dosage for Cefetamet Pivoxil
Adults & Children above 12 years of age:
0.5 to 1gm in two divided doses
Children below 12 years: 10mg/kg twice daily.

Schedule of Cefetamet Pivoxil
Storage Requirements for Cefetamet Pivoxil
Store in a cool place.
Effects of Missed Dosage of Cefetamet Pivoxil
Take the missed dose as soon as noticed and if it is the time to take the next dose then skip the missed dose.
Effects of Overdose of Cefetamet Pivoxil
Symptoms of over dosage include Nausea, vomiting, diarrhoea. Treatment includes stopping the drug, removal of drug from the body by dialysis & supportive measures.

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