Description of the medicine: Carfecillin (Carfecillin)
Carbenicillin phenyl ester (semisynthetic penicillin).
Available in the form of sodium salt (Carfecillini natrium).
Synonyms: Carfecillin sodium, Carfexil, Pionin, Purapen, Safepen, Urocarf, Uticillin, Vexyl.
White crystalline powder, easily soluble in water. Acid-resistant.
According to the spectrum of action corresponds to carbenicillin. It is active against the majority of gram-positive and gram-negative microorganisms that do not form staphylococcus penicillinase, streptococci, pneumococci, intestinal and pseudomonas aeruginosa, etc.
Well absorbed when taken orally.
Applied mainly for the treatment of acute and chronic infections of the urinary tract in adults: pyelonephritis, cystitis, urethritis, as well as prostatitis, etc.
Assign inside the daily dose of 1, 5 g; When the infection is severe, up to 3 grams per day. The daily dose is divided into 3 doses. Duration of treatment is depending on the form and severity of the disease 1 - 2 weeks or more.
In the treatment of carfecillin, gastrointestinal disorders and allergic reactions (skin rash) are possible.
Product form: capsules of 0.25 g
Storage: Keep in a dry, dark place at room temperature.