Alcephin 125mg Syrup

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Alembic Pharmaceuticals Ltd

Composition for Alcephin 125mg Syrup

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30 ml in 1 bottle
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Medicine Overview of Alcephin Syrup

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Uses of Alcephin Syrup

Alcephin 125mg Syrup 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, blood, abdomen, genital and lungs (pneumonia). It is also used to prevent infections after surgery.
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Side effects of Alcephin Syrup

Common

Nausea, Diarrhoea, Allergic reaction.

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How to use Alcephin Syrup

Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Check the label for directions before use. Measure it with a measuring cup and take it by mouth. Shake well before use. It can be taken with or without food, but it is better to take Alcephin 125mg Syrup at a fixed time.

How Alcephin Syrup works

Alcephin 125mg syrup 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 Alcephin Syrup

Expert advice for Alcephin Syrup

  • Make sure you complete the course even if you start to feel better.
  • Discontinue Alcephin and inform your doctor immediately if you get a rash, itchy skin, swelling in 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, Alcephin can interact with your medications and increase your bleeding tendencies.
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Warnings
Special precautions for Alcephin 125mg Syrup
Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Pregnancy
PROBABLY SAFE
Alcephin 125mg Syrup 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.
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Lactation
SAFE
Alcephin 125mg Syrup 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 Alcephin 125mg Syrup, since it may have possible effects such as rash and diarrhea.
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Driving
SAFE
Alcephin 125mg Syrup does not usually affect your ability to drive.
Kidney
Alcephin 125mg Syrup should be used with caution in patients
with severe kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Alcephin 125mg Syrup may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
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Liver
CAUTION
Alcephin 125mg Syrup should be used with caution in patients
with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Alcephin 125mg Syrup may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
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Missed Dosageuses

If you miss a dose of Cefalexin, 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.
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Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions for Alcephin 125mg Syrup

Frequently asked questions for Cefalexin

Q. Does cephalexin contain sulfa or penicillin?
Cephalexin does not contain sulfa and is not penicillin. It is a cephalosporin antibiotic
Q. Is cephalexin the same as Keflex, Sporanox, or amoxicillin?
Keflex is a brand name for cephalexin, but Sporanox and amoxicillin are other drugs
Q. Is cephalexin safe?
Cephalexin is safe if used at prescribed doses for the prescribed duration as advised by your doctor
Q. Can I take cephalexin with Nyquil (acetaminophen, dextromethorphan, doxylamine, and pseudoephedrine), Tylenol (paracetamol), Dayquil (Phenylephrine, acetaminophen, dextromethorphan), Benadryl (diphenhydramine), Tamiflu (oseltamivir phosphate), or Advil (ibuprofen)?
Yes, you may take cephalexin with Nyquil, Tylenol, Dayquil, Benadryl, Tamiflu, or Advil. Please consult your doctor before use
Q. Can I take cephalexin with citalopram, or vitamins?
Yes, you can take cephalexin with citalopram, or vitamins
Q. Can I take cephalexin for a cold?
Cephalexin treats infections caused by bacteria. It does not treat a viral infection such as the common cold or flu
Q. Does cephalexin treat sexually transmitted diseases (STDs), methicillin-resistant staphylococcus aureus (MRSA), staph infections or bacterial vaginosis (BV)?
Cephalexin is not approved to treat STDs and is not active against MRSA. It may be used against staph infections, but is not very effective against bacterial vaginosis.
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