Alcephin LA 250 mg/250 mg Tablet


Overview

Uses of Alcephin LA Tablet

Alcephin LA 250 mg/250 mg Tablet is used in the treatment of bacterial infections.

Alcephin LA Tablet side effects

Common
  • Nausea
  • Vomiting
  • Diarrhoea
  • Abdominal pain
  • Indigestion
  • Loss of appetite
  • Headache
  • Allergic reaction
  • Rash

How to use Alcephin LA Tablet

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. Alcephin LA 250 mg/250 mg Tablet is to be taken with food.
This will help to avoid stomach upset.

How Alcephin LA Tablet works

Alcephin LA 250 mg/250 mg Tablet is a combination of two medicines: Cefalexin and Probenecid. Cefalexin is an antibiotic. It works by preventing the formation of the bacterial protective covering which is essential for the survival of bacteria in the human body. Probenecid is a uricosuric medicine which increases the effectiveness of cefadroxil by decreasing its passage through urine.

Alcephin LA Tablet related warnings

Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Pregnancy
Unknown. Human and animal studies are not available. Please consult your doctor.
Lactation
Alcephin LA 250 mg/250 mg Tablet is probably safe to use during lactation. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent a significant risk to the baby.
Driving
It is not known whether Alcephin LA 250 mg/250 mg Tablet alters the ability to drive. Do not drive if you experience any symptoms that affect your ability to concentrate and react.
Kidney
CAUTION
Alcephin LA 250 mg/250 mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Alcephin LA 250 mg/250 mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Use of Alcephin LA 250 mg/250 mg Tablet is not recommended in patients with severe kidney disease.
Liver
CAUTION
Alcephin LA 250 mg/250 mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Alcephin LA 250 mg/250 mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

Alternate Brands

For informational purposes only. Consult a doctor before taking any medicines.
Alcephin LA 250 mg/250 mg Tablet
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Patient Concerns

Questions Related to Alcephin LA

Can I take fixime 200 antibiotic for cold and dry cough.
Dr. Waseem Mirza
Sexologist
u shouldn't take antibiotics without prescription, for simple cold n cough take syp corex-Dx 1 tsf tid, for cold DO STEAM INHALAION TWICE DAILY, WARM SALINE GARGLES, AVOID EXPOSURE TO COLD,TAKE REST tab levocet 1 tab bd for 5 days, take healthy diet to boost ur immunity comprising of proteins, vitamins particularly vit C, take plenty of fluids if not better in 3 days consult physician hope this helps, antibiotics are reserved only for bacterial infections , most cold like illnesses are viral so no need of antibiotics
Hello sir/ ma'am My child PATIENT from stomach infection and doctor suggested zifi-100 redimix. How it is work and any side effect of that zifi-100 redimix? What kind of taking care of my child and PATIENT 7 month old.?????
Dr. Gopal Samdani
Child Specialist
Cefixime is used to treat a wide variety of bacterial infections. This medication is known as a cephalosporin antibiotic. It works by stopping the growth of bacteria.Remember that your doctor has prescribed this medication because he or she has judged that the benefit to you is greater than the risk of side effects. Many people using this medication do not have serious side effects.More common: Diarrhea loose or frequent stools Less common: Abdominal or stomach pain agitation black, tarry stools bleeding gums blistering, peeling, or loosening of the skin blood in the urine or stools and many more rare side effects
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Information last updated by Dr. Varun Gupta, MD Pharmacology on 8th Mar 2017.
The medicine details are for information purpose only. Consult a doctor before taking any medicine.
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