Adcef 125mg Tablet DT

Torrent Pharmaceuticals Ltd

Composition for Adcef 125mg Tablet DT

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₹15.6/Tablet DT
10 tablet dt in 1 strip

Medicine Overview of Adcef Tablet DT


Uses of Adcef Tablet DT

Adcef 125mg Tablet DT is used in the treatment of bacterial infections
It is used for short-term treatment of bacterial infections of urinary tract, skin and soft-tissue, ear, bone, blood, abdomen, genital and lungs (pneumonia). It is also used to prevent infections after surgery.

Side effects of Adcef Tablet DT


Nausea, Diarrhoea, Allergic reaction.


How to use Adcef Tablet DT

Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Dissolve it in a glass of water before taking it. It can be taken with or without food, but it is better to take Adcef 125mg Tablet DT at a fixed time.

How Adcef Tablet DT works

Adcef 125mg tablet dt is an antibiotic. It kills bacteria by preventing them from forming their own protective covering which is required for their survival in the human body.

In Depth Information on Adcef Tablet DT

Expert advice for Adcef Tablet DT

  • Make sure you complete the course even if you start to feel better.
  • Discontinue Adcef and inform your doctor immediately if you get a rash, itchy skin, swelling of face and mouth, or have difficulty in breathing.
  • Diarrhea may occur as a side effect but should stop when your course is complete. Inform your doctor if it doesn't stop or if you find blood in your stools.
  • If you're on blood thinners, Adcef can interact with your medications and increase your bleeding tendencies.
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Special precautions for Adcef 125mg Tablet DT
Adcef 125mg Tablet DT may cause symptoms such as flushing, i
ncreased heartbeat, nausea, thirst, chest pain and low blood pressure with alcohol (Disulfiram reactions).
Adcef 125mg Tablet DT is probably safe to use during pregnancy.

Animal studies have shown low or no adverse effect on the foetus, however, there are limited human studies. Please consult your doctor.
Adcef 125mg Tablet DT is safe to use during lactation. Human studies have shown that either the drug does not pass into the breastmilk in significant amount or is not expected to cause toxicity to the baby.

Avoid prolonged use of Adcef 125mg Tablet DT, since it may have possible effects such as rash and diarrhea.
Adcef 125mg Tablet DT may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, tired
, or decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive.
Adcef 125mg Tablet DT should be used with caution in patient
s with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Adcef 125mg Tablet DT may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Adcef 125mg Tablet DT is probably safe to use in patients wi
th liver disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Adcef 125mg Tablet DT may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.

Missed Dosageuses

If you miss a dose of Cefdinir, take it as soon as possible. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and go back to your regular schedule. Do not double the dose.

Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions for Adcef 125mg Tablet DT

Frequently asked questions for Cefdinir

Q. Is cefdinir a penicillin or sulfa drug?
No, cefdinir is not a penicillin or sulfa drug. It is a cephalosporin antibiotic
Adcef can reduce effectiveness of birth control pills. Please consult your doctor before taking the drug
Adcef may cause diarrhea or red stool but it is not known to cause constipation
Q. Can I take cefdinir with Allegra (fexofenadine hydrochloride), Benadryl (diphenhydramine), Mucinex (guaifenesin), Nyquil (acetaminophen, dextromethorphan, doxylamine, and pseudoephedrine), Sudafed (dextromethorphan and phenylephrine), Tylenol (acetaminophen), hydrocodone, or ibuprofen?
Cefdinir is not reported to interact with Allegra, Benadryl, Nyquil, Sudafed, Tylenol, hydrocodone, or ibuprofen. Please follow the advice of the doctor regarding their simultaneous use
Yes, you can take Adcef in strep or sore throat; UTI, or bladder infection. Please consult your doctor for your medical condition before taking the drug
Yes. Adcef is gluten free. However, please refer to package insert of the prescribed brand before use
Yes, Adcef is available as generic drug
Adcef needs to be stored at 15° to 30°C. It should not be frozen
Adcef is relatively safe if used at prescribed doses for the prescribed duration as advised by your doctor.

Substitutes for Adcef Tablet DT

Sefdin 125mg Tablet DT
Unichem Laboratories Ltd
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