Lixen Tablet 300mg & 600mg

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*Cephalexin Tablets IP
and 300 mg)
(600 mg
Lixen Tablets
.
लिक्सेन टॅबलेटस्
600 mg
300 mg
Palatabs For Oral Use
COMPOSITION
For 600 mg tablet
Each uncoated tablet contains:
Cephalexin IP equivalent to Anhydrous Cephalexin
For 300 mg tablet
Each uncoated tablet contains:
Cephalexin IP equivalent to Anhydrous Cephalexin
INDICATIONS
For the treatment of bacterial skin infections in dogs (including deep and
superficial pyodermas) caused by organisms susceptible to
Cephalexin.
For the treatment of cutaneous and subcutaneous infections
(wounds and abscesses) in cats caused by organisms susceptible to
Cephalexin
For the treatment of urinary tract infections in dogs and cats
(including nephritis and cystitis). caused by organisms susceptible to
Cephalexin
CONTRA-INDICATIONS
Do not use in animals which are known to be hypersensitive to Penicillin’s and
Cephalosporin’s. If you do not know if the pet is allergic or not) ask the Vet
before commencing the course of Lixen Tablets. Do not use in rabbits, guinea
pigs, hamsters and gerbils.
UNDESIRABLE SIDE EFFECTS
Transient episodes of soft faeces and vomiting may be observed in cats during the
treatment.
WARNINGS
As like other antibiotics which are excreted mainly through the kidneys,
unnecessary accumulation may occur in the body when renal function is
impaired. In case of known renal insufficiency, the dose should be reduced and
antimicrobials known to be nephrotoxic should not be administered
concurrently
This product should not be used to treat puppies weighing less than
1 kg of bodyweight or kitten under 9 weeks of age. Use of the product deviating
from instructions given in this leaflet may increase the chances of bacterial
resistance to Cephalexin and may decrease the effectiveness of treatment with
other Cephalosporin’s and Penicillin’s due to the possibility of cross resistance.
USE DURING PREGNANCY AND LACTATION
The product can be used in pregnancy and in lactating animals

DOSAGE AND METHOD OF
ADMINISTRATION
15 mg of Cephalexin per kg bodyweight twice daily (equivalent to 30 mg per kg
body weight per day) Or 30 mg of Cephalexin per kg body weight once daily for a
duration of:
At least 15 days in case of superficial infectious dermatitis in dogs;
At least 28 days in case of deep infectious dermatitis in dogs.
5 days in case of cutaneous and subcutaneous
infections (wounds and abscesses) in cats;
– 14 days in case of urinary-tract infections in cats and dogs;
To achieve this dosage in dogs and cats, administer
One Lixen Tablet of 600 mg per 40 kg of bodyweight, twice daily or One 300 mg
tablet per 20 kg of body weight, twice daily OR One Lixen Tablet 600 mg per 20 kg
body weight, once daily OR One Lixen tablet 300 mg per 10 kg bodyweight once
daily.
To ensure correct dosage, bodyweight should be determined as accurately as
possible to avoid under dosing. Lixen Tablets are well accepted by dogs and cats
butin some cases, tablets may be crushed or added to food if necessary. In severe
or acute conditions, the dose may be safely doubled.
OPERATOR WARNINGS
Like with all other Penicillin’s, Cephalosporins may cause sensitization (allergy)
following injection, inhalation, ingestion or skin contact. Sensitivity to Penicillin’s
may lead to cross sensitivity to Cephalosporins and vice versa. Allergic reactions
to these substances may occasionally be serious.
Do not handle this product if you are allergic or if you have been
advised not to work with such preparations.
Handle the product with care to avoid exposure, taking all
recommended precautions. Wash hands after use.
If you develop allergic symptoms following exposure such as skin rash, you
should seek medical advice. Swelling of face, lips or eyes or difficulty in
breathing are more serious symptoms and require urgent medical attention.
STORAGE
Store protected from light and moisture at a temperature
not exceeding 30°C.

PRESENTATION
Lixen Tablets – Palatabs for oral use are available in both 300 mg and 600 mg
Box of 7 blisters of 7 tablets per blister
VETERINARY
NOT FOR HUMAN USE: FOR ANIMAL TREATMENT
ONLY

 

 

 

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