Medications. Instructions. Sumamed
Antibiotics are one of those drugs,which should be used strictly according to the doctor's prescription in order to avoid the appearance of undesirable effects. Therefore, it is not recommended to take such medications independently and without the recommendations of a specialist. In addition, before using them, you must necessarily read all the information about the preparation, the source of which is the insert-instruction.
"Sumamed" is a drug that isantibiotic, active against many microorganisms, and used for various diseases of inflammatory nature: acute and chronic laryngitis and sinusitis, bronchitis of unspecified genesis, urethritis, as well as inflammation of the urinary tract, cervix and pelvic organs; with infectious dermatitis, streptococcal tonsillitis and pharyngitis, ulcer of the stomach and duodenum. It is worth noting that the frequent use of antibiotics greatly changes the normal microflora of the intestine of the human body. Therefore, after long-term use of such drugs, it is necessary to prescribe preventive treatment, which will help to avoid the possibility of developing dysbacteriosis.
Further for acquaintance with the preparation the instruction is given: "Sumamed".
Trade name: Sumamed.
Active substance: azithromycin.
The drug is available in dosage form as tablets125, 250 (more details are given in "Sumamed" 250: instruction) and 500 mg. There are other forms of release: for example, in bottles of 20 and 30 ml. This form is intended for the preparation of suspensions with a concentration of 100 mg / 200 mg per 5 ml of solution (describes the instructions for use attached to the preparation "Sumamed" (suspension)).
Pharmacological group: azalides (macrolides), an antimicrobial drug. Exhibits pronounced bacteriostatic, and in large doses and bactericidal activity against Gram (Haemophilus influenzae, parainfluenzae; Bordetella pertussis, parapertussis; Legionella pneumophila, Campilobacter jejuni, Moraxella catarrhalis, Neisseria gonorrhoeae) and Gram-positive bacteria (Streptococcus pneumoniae, agalactiae, pyogenes; Staphylococcus aureus ), some anaerobes (Clostridium perfringens, Bacteroides bijus, Peptostreptococcus spp., Treponema palidum, Chlamydia trachomatis, Borrellia burgdoferi), etc. However, it is absolutely ineffective against microorganisms showing resistance to erythromycin.
Pharmacokinetics of the drug: has a high bioavailability even when taken orally, because it is resistant to acidic environment and is well absorbed from the digestive tract. Has a prolonged type of action, which allows you to develop short courses of treatment (from 3 to 5 days) and take it once a day, or one hour before meals, or two hours after eating, in the form of tablets or capsules. Infusion is used to treat community-acquired pneumonia and infectious-inflammatory diseases of the pelvic organs.
Side effects are manifested by dizziness,drowsiness, increased fatigue and nervousness; possible a feeling of palpitations and pain in the chest, various dyspeptic disorders, pancreatitis, the onset of liver failure. Also possible allergic reactions to the drug in the form of anaphylactic shock, angioedema, urticaria.
Attention! This instruction (Sumamed) is an introductory material and requires obligatory preliminary consultation with the attending physician. In case of its impossibility, the original instruction "Sumamed" from the manufacturer is needed.