Uses of Praycide 200

Praycide 200 is an anti-parasitic drug with very effective antifungal, antiviral and anti-infective effects. The drug is indicated in the treatment of bacterial infections caused by gram-negative bacteria. The drug can be used by both adults and children.

1. What is Praycide 200?

Praycide 20 is a drug in the group of drugs to treat parasites, has anti-bacterial, anti-viral and anti-fungal effects.
The main ingredient of Praycide 20 contains Cefpodoxime proxetil 200mg.
Cefpodoxime is a 3rd generation Cephalosporin antibiotic. The drug is highly stable against Beta lactams produced by bacteria. Cefpodoxime proxetil is rapidly absorbed through oral administration, rapidly hydrolyzed into the body to Cefpodoxime. Administration of Cefpodoxime with food not only increases the extent of drug absorption but also increases mean peak plasma concentrations.
Cefpodoxime is excreted mainly in the kidneys and excreted in the urine. Cefpodoxime inhibits bacterial cell wall synthesis by acylation of membrane-bound transpeptidase enzymes, thereby preventing cross-linking between peptidoglycan chains. Therefore, Cefpodoxime is very effective against both gram-negative and gram-positive bacteria.
Cefpodoxime is indicated in the treatment of upper respiratory tract infections, urinary tract infections, gonorrhea or skin infections, acute acquired pneumonia...

2. Uses of Praycide 200

Due to the presence of Cefpodoxime in the composition, Praycide 20 has a relatively good antibacterial effect.
Indications to use Praycide 20 in the following cases:
Treatment of upper respiratory tract infections such as otitis media, pharyngitis, tonsillitis and sinusitis. Treatment of community-acquired acute pneumonia. Treatment of urinary tract infections when uncomplicated. In addition, the drug is also used to treat infections of the skin or skin structures. Contraindicated in: Patients with a history of allergy or hypersensitivity to any of the ingredients.

3. Usage and dosage of Praycide 200

Praycide 20 is produced in the form of film-coated tablets, packed in boxes, 1 box has 1 tablet containing 10 pills.
Dosage of Praycide 20
For adults:
Treatment of upper respiratory tract infections, tonsillitis or pharyngitis can all be given at a dose of 100mg, take the next dose every 12 hours, use it continuously for 10 days. days will give good effect. Patients with community-acquired acute pneumonia: 200mg/time, every 12 hours for 14 days. For people with urinary tract infections without other complications, the dose is 100mg/time, 12 hours apart for 7 consecutive days. Treatment of infections related to the skin and skin structure: 400mg / time, each time 12 hours apart for 7 to 14 days depending on the condition and degree of inflammation of the patient. Particularly in the treatment of patients with acute gonorrhea infection but no complications, only a single dose of 200mg is used. For children:
Treatment of acute otitis media: calculate the dose according to the child's weight, 10mg/kg/day, need to be used for 10 days and do not exceed 400mg/day in 2 divided doses. Cure pharyngitis, tonsillitis: 10mg/kg/day for 10 days continuously. Note not to give children more than 200mg / day and should be divided into 2 times a day, it will be better to use all in 1 dose. Use of Praycide 20 in subjects with cirrhosis does not require dose adjustment. As for patients with renal failure whose creatinine clearance test is less than 30 ml/min, the interval between doses can be adjusted to 24 hours to reduce the pressure on the kidneys.

4. Side effects and notes when using Praycide 200

The side effects caused by the drug Praycide 20 are relatively mild and transient, may experience symptoms such as:
Digestive disorders leading to diarrhea, nausea, vomiting accompanied by abdominal pain. Some more severe patients may develop colitis. Headache is also one of the common symptoms when taking the drug. In addition, hypersensitivity reactions, pruritus rash, sometimes increased or thrombocytopenia, increased or decreased white blood cell count may occur. These symptoms are usually clinically rare.
To limit the risk of unwanted effects, when using the drug, it is necessary to note a few things:
Praycide 20 is on the list of prescription drugs, so do not arbitrarily buy the drug for use. Use the drug strictly according to the instructions of the doctor, do not arbitrarily increase or decrease the dose of the drug without consulting a specialist doctor or people with medical expertise. The drug should be taken with meals to increase the absorption of the drug. Antacids and H2-receptor blockers will reduce the concentration of Praycide 20 when taken together. Therefore, careful consideration should be given when prescribing, asking patients about other medical problems including the course of therapy. In case the patient is taking substances that are potentially nephrotoxic, it is necessary to note the use of Praycide 20, consult a doctor before use. Of note, Praycide 20 may cause a positive Coomb test. Currently, there are no specific reports on the safety of the drug in pregnant and lactating women. Therefore, the use of drugs on these subjects should be prescribed by a doctor, weighing the benefits and harms before using. If you miss a dose, take it again when you remember. If it is almost time for the next dose, skip the next dose. Do not double the next dose to make up for the missed dose. When overdose, closely monitor health and abnormal signs of the body. Contact the nearest doctor or medical facility center for timely support. Store the medicine in accordance with the manufacturer's instructions, do not use the medicine after the expiry date. Although Praycide 20 has a good antibacterial effect, a broad antibacterial spectrum, and is used in the treatment of many different infectious diseases, the drug also has side effects that affect the patient's health. Therefore, it is very important to understand about drugs to use them correctly, safely and effectively. Please contact specialists or people with medical expertise for advice on the best use of the drug.

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