PharmaGuide Pakistan Edition

PharmaGuide Pakistan Edition

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(Application contains data on CEPHALOSPORINS only by default. Complete Data is available through yearly subscriptions. Users having complementary Scratch cards can use app with complete data for One Month)
Instant and Predictive Search by:
Generic Name (e.g. Cefoperazone)
Contents (e.g. Cefoperazone and Sulbactam)
Therapeutic Category (e.g. Cephalosporins)

Risk Factors

Information provided under Risk Factors include Contraindications, Precautions and Risks in Pregnancy and Lactation for the relevant product.

Pregnancy: Risk cannot be ruled out.
Lactation: Contraindicated.
Contraindications: Severe respiratory depression, severe obstructive lung conditions.
Precautions: COPD, raised intracranial pressure, impaired consciousness, head injury, bradyarrhythmia, renal or hepatic impairment. Monitor for signs of respiratory depression. Brain tumour. Risk of tolerance and dependence. Elderly or debilitated patients.

Dosage (Alongwith Indications)

Fast, Quick & Easy Access to Accurate Dosage in Specific Indications

The usual dosage are: Adults: Usually 1 gm daily by deep IM., slow IV inj over at least 2-4 min, or IV infusion. Severe infections, 2-4 gm as a single dose every 24 hrs. Children: Usually 20-50 mg/kg once daily by IM inj., slow IV inj over at least 2-4 min, or IV infusion. Severe infections, up to maximum 80 mg/kg daily. Doses over 50 mg/kg to be given by slow IV infusion over at least 30 minutes. Neonates: IM/IV: Postnatal age ≤ 7 days or > 7 days (body wt ≤ 2 Kg): 50 mg/kg/day given every 24 hrs. Postnatal age > 7 days, body wt > 2 Kg: 50-75 mg/kg/day given every 24 hrs.


How to prepare and administer e.g. an Injectable
The drug may be administered by IV intermittent infusion over 10-30 min; final concentration for IV administration should not exceed 40 mg/mL. The drug has also been administered by direct IV push over 2-4 min. Inject deep IM into large muscle mass.
IM Injection: 250 mg/500 mg/1000 mg VIAL: To make concentration of 250 mg/mL add Water for Injection 0.9 mL in 250 mg vial; 1.8 mL in 500 mg vial; 3.6 mL in 1000 mg vial.
IV: 250 mg/500 mg/1000 mg VIAL: To make concentration of 100 mg/mL add Water for Injection 2.4 mL in 250 mg vial; 4.8 mL in 500 mg vial; 9.6 mL in 1000 mg vial.
Compatibility: Stable in D5W, D10W, NS, Sodium bicarbonate 5%, bacteriostatic water, SWFI.
Stability: For IV infusion in NS or D5W, solution is stable for 3 days at room temperature or 10 days when refrigerated.


Amikacin, Aminoglycosides, Anticoagulants, Gentamicin, Kanamycin, Neomycin, Netilmicin, Streptomycin, Tobramycin, Warfarin.

Adverse Effects

GI upset, skin reactions, blood dyscrasias. Rarely pseudomembranous colitis, raised liver enzymes, glycosuria, oliguria, haematuria, bronchospasm, phlebitis at inj site, urinary and biliary precipitates, pancreatitis.

Alternate Products

Quickly find Alternate Products - Just Click the Appropriate Button
e.g. Searching for an Alternative of Amaryl

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Recently changed in this version

Ver 3.1

-Reset option is added in option menu (to reset application if not work properly)
-Bug fixes

Ver 3.0

-Company wise search added
-Company wise search in alternatives
-Zoom functionality added
-All the information including Alternatives is now shown on the result screen so that all info is now available in one tap.
-Android Kit Kat problem Resolved
-Bug fixes

Comments and ratings for PharmaGuide Pakistan Edition
  • (61 stars)

    by Gada Hussain on 12/07/2014

    Assalam o Alaikum I'm a doctor. I wanna ask that when I buy Pharma guide mobile code, will I be able to use it free for whole life or it's free for one year only? And Can I use it free on my other mobile whenever I change my this cell phone? Plz reply Thanks

  • (61 stars)

    by Madeeha Asrar on 08/07/2014

    I downloaded the app for the first time and bought a new scratch card and when I entered the pin its showing error Eval all:errUnexpected filename:t1. What the hell is this???? Did my money get wasted??? Plz fix this. I have also sent an online request to fix this through ur website. Fix this plz

  • (61 stars)

    by Mohammad Raza on 02/07/2014

    Nice app but Please add an option for favourite of generic name at least.

  • (61 stars)

    by Faisal Ali on 16/06/2014

    This app is awesome ...helping me alot

  • (61 stars)

    by Nabila Ghazanfar on 09/06/2014

    Search result not found, however i have 1 year subscriptin, but al my frndz get drug which i cnt search, plz fix and corect it y there is problem in my guide

  • (61 stars)

    by Sehar Sial on 06/06/2014

    It guides me and solve my problem. Loved it...

  • (61 stars)

    by Muhammad Omar Akram on 02/06/2014

    I updates app & my subscription ends. I can't use data any more. ?????