ANTIBACTERIALS > CEPHALOSPORINS > ENGEL® Injection
For the use of a Registered Medical Practitioner, a Hospital or a Laboratory only.
COMPOSITION
ENGEL - 750 mg Injection
Each Vial Contains:
Sterile Cefuroxime Sodium IP eq. to Cefuroxime 750 mg
Diluent: Water for injection 10 ml as a separate pack supplied with each vial.
 
INDICATIONS
ENGEL is indicated for the treatment of following infections before the infecting organism has been identified or when caused by sensitive bacteria.

  1. Respiratory tract infections for example, acute and chronic bronchitis infected bronchiectasis, bacterial pneumonia, lung abscess and post-operative chest infections
  2. Ear, nose and throat infections for example sinusitis, tonsillitis, pharyngitis and otitis media.
  3. Urinary tract infections for example, acute and chronic pyelonephritis, cystitis and asymptomatic bacteriuria.
  4. Soft tissue infections for example, cellulitis, erysipelas and wound infections
  5. Bone and joint infections for example, osteomyelitis and septic arthritis.
  6. Obstetric and gynecological infections, pelvic inflammatory diseases.
  7. Gonorrhea particularly when penicillin is unsuitable
  8. Other infections including septicemia, meningitis and peritonitis.
  9. Prophylaxis against infection in abdominal, pelvic, orthopedic, cardiac, pulmonary, esophageal and vascular surgery where there is increased risk from infections.
DOSAGE AND ADMINISTRATION
Intramuscular and Intravenous: Adults: Usual dose: 750 mg 3-4 times daily. Severe infections: 1.5 g 3-4 times daily. Single dose over 750 mg to be given by IV route only. Children: Usual dose 60 mg/kg daily (range 30-100 mg/kg daily) in 3-4 divided doses (2-3 divided doses in neonates), or as prescribed.
HOW SUPPLIED
Twin pack: Vial & srterile water for injection as a diluent.