Medication Description: Lidaprim
Combined antibacterial drug. Like baktrim and sulfatone contains sulfanilamide in combination with trimethoprim. The sulfanilamide component of lidaprim is sulfametrol: N - (4 - methoxy - 1, 2, 5 - thiadiazol-3-yl) benzene sulfonamide.
Sulfametrol has a high antibacterial activity, and in combination with trimethoprim (see Bactrim) provides a bactericidal action against gram-positive and gram-negative microorganisms, including bacteria that are resistant to conventional sulfanilamide drugs.
Indications for use lidaprima basically coincides with the indications for the use of baktrim and sulfatone.
Lidaprim is effective in infections of the upper and lower respiratory tract, ear, throat and nose, kidney and urinary tract and gastrointestinal tract, prostate, gonorrhea, gynecological infectious diseases and other infections caused by pathogens that are sensitive to the drug.
Lidaprim is available in different dosage forms; a) Lidaprim tablets, each containing 400 mg of sulfametrol and 80 mg of trimethoprim, in a package of 20 or 100 pieces; b) Lidaprim Forte tablets, coated, containing 800 mg of sulfametrol and 160 mg of trimethoprim, in a package of 10; 25 or 50 pieces; c) Lidaprim tablets for children, containing 100 mg of sulfimetrol and 20 mg of trimethoprim, in a package of 20 pieces each; d) suspension of lidaprim (for children), containing in 5 ml (1 tsp) 200 mg of sulfametrol and 40 mg of trimethoprim in bottles of 50 and 100 ml; e) solution for injection (infusion) in glass bottles of 250 ml, containing 800 mg of sulfametrol and 160 mg of trimethoprim.
Prescribe the drug to adults and children over 12 years old inside, usually starting with 2 tablets of Lidaprim or 1 tablet of Lidaprim Forte 2 times a day (in the morning and in the evening). Accept until the disappearance of acute manifestations of infection (at least 5 days); then 1 tablet or 1/2 into tablets of Lidaprim Forte 2 times a day.
Patients with chronic pyelonephritis and chronic salmonellosis are prescribed 2 tablets of Lidaprim or 1 tablet of Lidaprim Forte 2 times a day for a long time (on average 3 months).
For acute infections, you can start with intravenous infusion of the solution of lidaprim; slowly injected 250 ml (1 bottle) 2 times a day. When gonorrhea is usually prescribed once 4 tablets of Lidaprim Forte 1 time per day.
Children under the age of 2 years should be prescribed (1/2 teaspoonful of suspension 2 times a day, from 2 to 3 years - 1 teaspoonful of suspension or 3 tablets for children 2 times a day; 3-6 years - 1, 5 teaspoons or 3 tablets for children per day; 6 - 12 years old - 2 teaspoons or 4 tablets for children 2 times a day.
Possible side effects and contraindications, see. Bactrim.
Release form: see earlier.
Storage: List B.