Adcef LB 300 mg/60 mg Tablet

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Medicine Overview of Adcef LB 300 mg/60 mg Tablet

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Uses of Cefdinir

Cefdinir is used in the treatment of bacterial infections.
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Side effects of Cefdinir

Common

Nausea, Diarrhoea, Allergic reaction.

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How to use Cefdinir

Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Swallow it as a whole. Do not chew, crush or break it. It can be taken with or without food, but it is better to take Adcef LB 300 mg/60 mg Tablet at a fixed time.

How Adcef LB 300 mg/60 mg Tablet works

Cefdinir is an antibiotic. It kills the bacteria by attacking their cell wall. Specifically, it prevents the synthesis of a substance in the cell wall called peptidoglycan, which provides the cell wall with the strength required for survival of bacteria in human body.
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Uses of Lactobacillus

Lactobacillus is used in the treatment of diarrhoea, infectious diarrhoea and diarrhoea associated with antibiotics.
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Side effects of Lactobacillus

Common

Flatulence, Bloating.

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How to use Lactobacillus

Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Swallow it as a whole. Do not chew, crush or break it. It can be taken with or without food, but it is better to take Adcef LB 300 mg/60 mg Tablet at a fixed time.

How Adcef LB 300 mg/60 mg Tablet works

Lactobacillus is a live micro-organism, when given in adequate amount, provides health benefits. It restores the balance of good bacteria (microorganisms) in the intestine that may get upset with the use of antibiotics or due to intestinal infections.

In Depth Information on Adcef LB 300 mg/60 mg Tablet

Expert advice for Cefdinir

  • Always take the complete course of treatment, as advised by your doctor even if you feel better.
  • Never take an antibiotic for a viral infection like a cold or the flu.
  • Can lead to nausea and diarrhoea frequently. If this becomes severe or persistent or you notice that your stool contains blood or mucus you should stop taking Cefdinir immediately and consult your doctor.
  • Inform your doctor if you develop a rash or other unexpected symptoms.
  • Inform your doctor if there is the previous history of drug allergy.
  • Inform your doctor if you have ever been diagnosed with kidney or liver problems.

Expert advice for Lactobacillus

  • Avoid taking Lactobacillus along with steroids (medications that weaken the immune system) as they might increase the chances of getting sick.
  • Notify your doctor if you are pregnant.
  • Notify your doctor if you are breast-feeding.
  • Take Lactobacillus at least 2 hours before or after antibiotics. This is because taking Lactobacillus along with the antibiotics can reduce their effectiveness. 
Warnings
Special precautions for Adcef LB 300 mg/60 mg Tablet
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Alcohol
CAUTION
Adcef LB 300 mg/60 mg Tablet may cause symptoms such as flus
hing, increased heartbeat, nausea, thirst, chest pain and low blood pressure with alcohol (Disulfiram reactions).
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Pregnancy
Unknown. Human and animal studies are not available. Please consult your doctor.
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Lactation
SAFE
Adcef LB 300 mg/60 mg Tablet 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 LB 300 mg/60 mg Tablet, since it may have possible effects such as rash and diarrhea.
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Driving
Adcef LB 300 mg/60 mg Tablet may make you feel dizzy, sleepy
, tired, or decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive.
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Kidney
CAUTION
Adcef LB 300 mg/60 mg Tablet should be used with caution in
patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Adcef LB 300 mg/60 mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
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Liver
Adcef LB 300 mg/60 mg Tablet is probably safe to use in pati
ents with liver disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Adcef LB 300 mg/60 mg Tablet may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.
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Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions for Adcef LB 300 mg/60 mg Tablet

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
Q. Does Cefdinir affect birth control?
Cefdinir can reduce effectiveness of birth control pills. Please consult your doctor before taking the drug
Q. Does Cefdinir cause constipation, red stool, or diarrhea?
Cefdinir 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
Q. Does Cefdinir treat strep or sore throat, urinary tract infection (UTI), bladder infection, or tooth infection?
Yes, you can take Cefdinir in strep or sore throat; UTI, or bladder infection. Please consult your doctor for your medical condition before taking the drug
Q. Is Cefdinir gluten free?
Yes. Cefdinir is gluten free. However, please refer to package insert of the prescribed brand before use
Q. Is Cefdinir generic?
Yes, Cefdinir is available as generic drug
Q. Does Cefdinir liquid need to be refrigerated?
Cefdinir needs to be stored at 15° to 30°C. It should not be frozen
Q. Is Cefdinir safe?
Cefdinir is relatively safe if used at prescribed doses for the prescribed duration as advised by your doctor.
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Frequently asked questions for Lactobacillus

Q. Is lactobacillus/Lactobacillus acidophilus vegan/ dairy free?
Some products of lactobacillus/Lactobacillus acidophilus contain dairy products and may not be suitable for vegans. Please refer to package insert of the prescribed brand before use
Q. Is lactobacillus good or bad/pathogenic?
Lactobacillus is a group of ‘good' bacteria that provide several health benefits. It is not among the disease causing (pathogenic) bacteria
Q. Is lactobacillus and Lactobacillus acidophilus same?
Lactobacillus acidophilus is a species of lactobacillus bacteria. Their role as a probiotic in the maintenance of good health is the same
Q. Is lactobacillus gram negative?
Lactobacillus is a gram positive bacteria
Q. Is lactobacillus motile?
Certain species or strains of lactobacillus are motile
Q. Is Lactobacillus acidophilus good for yeast infections/can I take Lactobacillus acidophilus for yeast infections?
Yes. Lactobacillus has been regarded beneficial in the treatment of yeast infections of the vagina
Q. Can I take Lactobacillus acidophilus for bad breath?
The benefits of Lactobacillus acidophilus in improving bad breath have not been established
Q. How long can I take acidophilus for?
The duration of treatment with lactobacillus/Lactobacillus acidophilus depends upon the condition being treated and is decided by the doctor
Q. Can you take lactobacillus with antibiotics?
Concomitant use of lactobacillus with antibiotics can lower its effectiveness. Products containing lactobacillus should be taken at least 2 hours before or after antibiotics
Q. Does lactobacillus cause/produce gas?
Yes. Gas and bloating is a side effect of lactobacillus. In most cases these mild side effects subside with continued use
Q. Does lactobacillus cause UTI?
Lactobacillus is not known to cause urinary tract infections (UTI)
Q. Does Lactobacillus casei contain casein?
Lactobacillus casei is one of the species of lactobacillus and is used a probiotic. Some products of lactobacillus contain dairy products and may contain casein. Please refer to package insert of the prescribed brand before use
Q. Does lactobacillus create CO2/produce alcohol?
Yes. Lactobacillus may produce carbon dioxide gas and alcohol as a part of its normal cellular process (metabolism)
Q. Does Lactobacillus acidophilus need to be refrigerated?
Dairy based Lactobacillus acidophilus products may need refrigeration. Please refer to package insert of the prescribed brand for instructions.
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