Beximco Pharmaceuticals Ltd.

New product launched in 2018

Beximco Pharmaceuticals Ltd. (BPL), a leading pharmaceutical in Bangladesh having global footprint across 5 continents and 55 countries with its prescription medicine. Beximco Pharma is forerunner in developing new products and new drug delivery systems. BPL rolled out 16 products in 2018 with 3 new products 1st time in Bangladesh market.

Gastrointestinal

Deflux® Meltab

Domperidone 10 mg mouth dissolving tablet
It is a line extension of our Deflux tablet that brilliantly formulated as orally dissolving tablet. Domperidone is a dopamine antagonist and increases gastrointestinal motility. It is used for the relief of functional dyspepsia and nausea and vomiting of various causes. Domperidone has advantage over metoclopramide of being less likely to cause central effects such as sedation and extrapyramidal effects because it does not readily cross the blood-brain barrier).

 

Analgesic - Antipyretic

Xidolac® Meltab

Ketorolac Tromethamine 10 mg mouth dissolving Tablet
Xidolac® Meltab mouth dissolving tablet contains Ketorolac Tromethamine USP 10 mg. Ketorolac is indicated for the short-term management of moderate to moderately severe acute pain that requires analgesia at the opioid level (usually in a postoperative setting). Being formulated as Fast Dissolving technology it works fast compare to conventional tablets.

Napa® Rapid Caplet

Paracetamol 500 mg Caplet with Advanced Delivery Technology
Napa® Rapid Caplet formulation with advanced delivery system is a smart choice as it provides rapid absorption compared to conventional tablets. Napa Rapid is a tablet formulation which contains sodium bicarbonate and is intended to increase the rate of gastric emptying thereby allowing more rapid absorption of paracetamol.

Napa® Rapid Caplets provides temporary effective relief of pain and discomfort associated with:

  • Headaches/Tension Headache
  • Toothache
  • Cold & Flu Symptoms
  • Migraine Headache
  • Muscular Aches
  • Arthritis/Osteoarthritis
  • Backache
  • Period Pain

 

Vitamins and Minerals

D-Rise®

Cholecalciferol 2000 IU Tablet
D-Rise® 2000 Tablet is the preparation of Cholecalciferol (Vitamin D3) having 2000 IU strength. It is the line extension of D-Rise 40,000 IU and 20,000 IU capsules. Cholecalciferol is a form of Vitamin D which is synthesized only when our skin gets exposed to the sunlight. For this reason, Cholecalciferol is referred as “sunshine vitamin”. This vitamin is very essential for healthy body functioning.

Uses

  • Contributes to bone strength as proper levels create optimum conditions for bone formation.
  • Supports proper functioning of the immune and nervous systems.
  • Promotes the intestinal absorption of calcium.
  • Supports fetal skeletal development and tooth enamel formation.
  • Contributes to healthy levels of phosphorus in the body.

 

Antidiabetic

Traneta® M

Linagliptin / Metformin Hydrochloride 2.5mg/500mg, 2.5mg/850mg, 2.5mg/1000mg Tablet
Traneta® M is the combination of two different active substances linagliptin and metformin. Linagliptin belongs to a class of medicines called DPP 4 inhibitors (dipeptidyl peptidase-4 inhibitors). Metformin belongs to a class of medicines called biguanides.

Traneta® M is indicated in adults with type 2 diabetes mellitus as an adjunct to diet and exercise to improve glycaemic control:

  • In patients inadequately controlled on their maximally tolerated dose of metformin alone
  • In combination with other medicinal products for the treatment of diabetes, including insulin, in patients inadequately controlled with metformin and these medicinal products
  • In patients already being treated with the combination of linagliptin and metformin as separate tablets

Jardian®

Empagliflozin 10mg and 25 mg Tablet
Jardian® is the preparation of empagliflozin, a potent, highly selective, sodium glucose cotransporter-2 (SGLT2) inhibitor, antihyperglycaemic agent approved for the treatment of adults with type 2 diabetes (T2D) in the EU, USA and Japan. Empagliflozin offers the convenience of once-daily oral administration and carries a low inherent risk of hypoglycaemia. Beyond lowering glucose, empagliflozin exerts a favourable effect on a number of nonglycaemic outcomes, including modest reductions in bodyweight and blood pressure. As an adjunct to standard care, it demonstrated cardioprotective and renoprotective properties.

Uses:
Jardian® is indicated for the treatment of adults with insufficiently controlled type 2 diabetes mellitus as an adjunct to diet and exercise

  • as monotherapy when metformin is considered inappropriate due to intolerance
  • in addition to other medicinal products for the treatment of diabetes

 

Antibiotics

Tezolin®

Tedizolid Phosphate 200 mg Tablet
Tezolin® is an oxazolidinone-class antibacterial indicated for the treatment of acute bacterial skin and skin structure infections (ABSSSI) caused by susceptible isolates of the following Gram-positive microorganisms: Staphylococcus aureus (including methicillin-resistant [MRSA] and methicillin-susceptible [MSSA] isolates).

Uses:
Tezolin® To reduce the development of drug-resistant bacteria and maintain the effectiveness of Tezolin and other antibacterial drugs, Tezolin should be used only to treat ABSSSI that are proven or strongly suspected to be caused by susceptible bacteria.

Penomer®

Meropenem 500 mg and 1g Injection/Infusion
Penomer® is the preparation of meropenem, a sterile, pyrogen-free, synthetic, carbapenem antibacterial for intravenous administration.

Uses

  • Complicated Skin and Skin Structure Infections (Adult Patients and Pediatric Patients 3 Months of Age and Older Only)
  • Complicated Intra-Abdominal Infections (Adult and Pediatric Patients)
  • Bacterial Meningitis (Pediatric Patients 3 Months of Age and Older Only)

Fosamin®

Fosfomycin 3 g granules for sachet
Fosamin® (fosfomycin tromethamine) granules for oral solution contains fosfomycin tromethamine, a synthetic, broad spectrum, bactericidal antibiotic for oral administration. It is available as a single-dose sachet.

Uses
Fosamin® is indicated only for the treatment of uncomplicated urinary tract infections (acute cystitis) in women due to susceptible strains of Escherichia coli and Enterococcus faecalis. Fosamin® is not indicated for the treatment of pyelonephritis or perinephric abscess.

Ceftoril®

Ceftibuten 400mg capsule and 1.8 gm/100 ml Powder for suspension
Ceftoril® contains the active ingredient ceftibuten as ceftibuten dihydrate. It is a semisynthetic 3rd generation cephalosporin antibiotic for oral administration.

Uses

  • Acute Bacterial Exacerbations of Chronic Bronchitis due to Haemophilus influenzae (including β-lactamase-producing strains), Moraxella catarrhalis (including β-lactamase-producing strains), or Streptococcus pneumoniae (penicillin-susceptible strains only)
  • Acute Bacterial Otitis Media due to Haemophilus influenzae (including β-lactamase-producing strains), Moraxella catarrhalis (including β-lactamase-producing strains), or Streptococcus pyogenes
  • Pharyngitis and Tonsillitis due to Streptococcus pyogenes

 

Ophthalmic

Tearon®

Carboxymethyl Cellulose 1% Lubricant Eye Drops
Tearon® Fresh Lubricant Eye Drops is a unique, extra-strength eye drops, specially formulated to provide added moisture for immediate relief of moderate-to-severe dry eye symptoms. Tearon® Fresh works like our own natural tears; it is safe to use as often as needed.

Uses

  • For the temporary relief of burning, irritation, and discomfort due to the dryness of the eye or exposure to the wind or sun
  • May be used as a protectant against further irritation

 

Antihypertensive

Telma®

Telmisartan 40mg and 80 mg tablet
Telmisartan is a potent, long-lasting, angiotensin II type-1 (AT(1)) receptor blocker (ARB) that is indicated for the treatment of essential hypertension. Of the commercially available ARBs, telmisartan has the longest half-life of about 24 h. This suggests that telmisartan should have a long duration of action, thus ensuring blood pressure control throughout the once-daily dosing interval. Another feature that distinguishes telmisartan from the ARBs candesartan cilexetil, losartan, and olmesartan is that it is not a prodrug; thus antihypertensive potency is related to the activity of the parent compound

Uses

Hypertension:
Telmisartan is indicated for the treatment of hypertension. It may be used alone or in combination with other antihypertensive agents.

Cardiovascular Risk Reduction:
Telmisartan is indicated for reduction of the risk of myocardial infarction, stroke, or death from cardiovascular causes in patients 55 years of age or older at high risk of developing major cardiovascular events who are unable to take ACE inhibitors.

TelmaCal®

Telmisartan 40mg + Amlodipine 5 mg tablet
TelmaCal contains 2 medications: telmisartan and amlodipine. Telmisartan is an angiotensin receptor blocker (ARB) and amlodipine is a calcium channel blocker. They both work differently to relax the bloodvessels so that blood can flow more easily.

These medications are used together when one drug is not controlling the blood pressure.

Telma® Plus

Telmisartan 40mg + Hydrochlorothiazide 12.5 mg tablet
Telma® Plus containing 2 drugs composed of hydrochlorothiazide and telmisartan. Hydrochlorothiazide is a diuretic and telmisartan is an orally active angiotensin II antagonist.

Telmisartan/Hydrochlorothiazide fixed dose combination (40 mg telmisartan/12.5 mg hydrochlorothiazide) is indicated in adults whose blood pressure is not adequately controlled on telmisartan alone.

Cough & Cold

Dextrim®

Dextromethorphan 20 mg + Phenylephrine 10 mg + Triprolidine 2.5 mg/ 5 ml syrup
Dextrim® syrup is a mixture of antitussive, decongestant and antihistamine agent. Dextromethorphan is a safe, effective, non-narcotic antitussive agent which has a central action on the cough center in the medulla. Phenylephrine is a decongestant that shrinks blood vessels in the nasal passage. It is used to treat nasal and sinus congestion of the tubes that drain fluid from inner ear. Triprolidine, a potent competitive histamine H1-receptor antagonist, provides symptomatic relief in conditions believed to depend wholly or partly upon the triggered release of histamine.

Uses
Dextrim® is indicated for the symptomatic relief of upper respiratory tract disorders accompanied by non-productive cough which benefits from the administration of a nasal decongestant, a histamine H1-receptor antagonist and an antitussive combination.

Tuspel®

Guaifenesin 200 mg + Dextromethorphan 15 mg + Menthol 15 mg / 5 ml syrup
Tuspel® syrup (Guaifenesin / Dextromethorphan/Menthol) is a combination medicine that relieves multiple cold symptoms.

Uses

  • Tuspel® helps loosen phlegm (mucus) and thin bronchial secretions to make coughs more productive
  • temporarily relieves cough due to minor throat and bronchial irritation as may occur with a cold