Tablets "Sulfadimetoksin" is prescribed for the treatment of infectious and inflammatory diseases and acute bacterial infections caused by susceptible to malaria infections.In particular, the drug can be used in the treatment of sore throats, bronchitis, otitis media, pharyngitis, sinusitis, dysentery, trachoma, pyogenic infections, inflammatory diseases of the urinary tract and biliary tract.The drug is also used to treat a number of skin diseases: erysipelas, infectious eczema, furunculosis, pyoderma and inflammation of the sebaceous glands.

How to take "SulfadimetoksinĀ»

recommended instructions to "sulfadimetoksin" adult dose on the first day of treatment is 1 g (2 tablets) in the coming days - 500 mg.In the case of severe illness the dose may be doubled (2
g on the first day of the course and receive 1 g in the following days).

Babies "Sulfadimetoksin" administered in a dose of 25 mg per 1 kg of body weight on the first day of treatment and 12.5 mg for the remaining days.In severe cases, children older than 4 years, the first day of treatment, the drug is prescribed in a dose of 1 g, in the coming days - 500 mg per day.

tablets should be taken orally 1 time a day after meal.Duration of treatment may range from 7 to 10 days.
During treatment recommended rich alkaline water.In severe infections that require the use of high-dose "sulfadimetoksin" and long-term care, there should be monitoring blood and urine.

When using "sulfadimetoksin" should take into account that it is able to reduce the therapeutic effect of some of bactericidal antibiotics, including penicillin and cephalosporin.

contraindications and side effects

Contraindications to the use of "sulfadimetoksin" are:

- hypersensitivity to sulfonamide drugs;

- during pregnancy;

- renal and hepatic failure;

- chronic heart failure;

- inhibition of bone marrow hematopoiesis;

- lack of glucose-6-phosphate dehydrogenase;

- azotermiya;

- porphyria.

During treatment "sulfadimetoksin" may experience the following side effects:

- headache;

- nausea, vomiting;

- indigestion;

- cholestatic hepatitis;

- drug fever;

- skin rashes.

In some cases, the drug is able to trigger the development of leukopenia, and agranulocytosis.