Antibiotic Sumamed

Cumamed is a drug from the group of macrolides and azalides. This antibiotic is one of the most frequently prescribed drugs, because with it you can completely cure a lot of microbial infections that are localized in all corners of the body, both adults and children: from the urogenital canal to the upper respiratory tract.

Indications for use of Sumamed

Sumamed's action is based on blocking the production of proteins vital to man in bacteria. He is active with respect to:

Antibiotic Sumamed has a unique composition. It includes azithromycin and various auxiliary substances that facilitate its release, as well as absorption in the body. The active substance of this drug differs from it in that it not only destroys bacteria, but also suppresses their growth and reproduction. Thanks to this testimony to the application of Sumamed is incredibly extensive. These include:

  1. Infections of the genitourinary system. It can be prostatitis, cystitis, urethritis, pyelonephritis, vaginitis, chlamydia, endometritis, gardnerelosis, microplasmosis, gonorrhea and many others.
  2. Infectious diseases of the respiratory system. For example, bronchitis, angina or pneumonia.
  3. Diseases of the skin. This is impetigo , erysipelas, Lyme disease or furunculosis, acne.
  4. A peptic ulcer caused by Helicobacter.

Method of application of Sumamed

The form of release of Sumamed is diverse. This antibiotic is in the form of tablets, capsules and powder, from which you can prepare a suspension or injection solution. Each of the forms of release has its own dosage, so when using it is necessary to follow the recommendations of a doctor or instructions to the drug. "Sumamed forte" (125 g) in the form of tablets are administered to children from 3 years of age. But a single dose of this drug should not exceed 30 mg per 1 kg of the baby's weight. Antibiotic Sumamed in capsules and tablets of 500 mg can be taken by patients weighing more than 45 kg. The course of treatment using such forms of release usually does not exceed 3 days.

It is better to give newborn babies Susum suspension. The dosage of this type of medicine depends on the weight of the baby. Cooking it is very easy: you just need to stir the powder with 12 ml of warm water and shake.

In the form of injections, this antibiotic is used exclusively intravenously. In this case, its dosage is 500 mg per day for 1-2 days.

Contra-indications and side effects of Sumamed

Sumamed has side effects. It can cause:

When treating Sumamed, an overdose may occur. It manifests itself as vomiting, diarrhea, temporary absence of hearing and abdominal pain. This state can not be ignored, since complications can occur. It is necessary to rinse the stomach as soon as possible and drink activated charcoal.

Sumamed can be taken even during pregnancy, but only if the benefit from it will exceed the possible risk. But the period of lactation and violations in the work of the kidneys and liver - this is a contraindication to the use of this medication. Do not use it and those who suffer from hypersensitivity to macrolide antibiotics.