Infurin - Used for: Treating and preventing urinary tract infections caused by certain bacteria.
Infurin is an antibiotic for specific use in the urinary tract. It works by killing sensitive bacteria.
Pharmacology: May interfere with bacterial cell wall formation and bacterial duplication. Inhibits bacterial carbohydrate metabolism. Bacteriostatic in low concentrations; bactericidal at higher concentrations.
Indication: Treatment of UTI caused by susceptible strains of Escherichia coli, enterococci, Staphylococcus aureus, certain strains of Klebsiella and Enterobacter species.
Infurin exhibits bacteriostatic or bactericidal effects by inhibiting the synthesis of DNA, RNA, protein and cell wall synthesis.
Oral Acute uncomplicated urinary tract infections
Adult: 50-100 mg 4 times daily for 7 days. Dual-release preparation: 100 mg bid.
Child: >3 mth and older children: 3 mg/kg daily in 4 divided doses. Oral Prophylaxis of uncomplicated UTI
Adult: 50-100 mg at bedtime.
Child: >3 mth and older children: 1 mg/kg once daily.
Adult: PO Acute uncomplicated UTI 50-100 mg 4 times/day for 7 days. Dual-release preparation: 100 mg twice daily. Prophylaxis of uncomplicated UTI 50-100 mg at bedtime.
Indications: Urinary tract infections.