AVOCEF 500MG TABLET

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Shreeyam Healthcare

Composition for AVOCEF 500MG TABLET

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Primarily used for

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₹12.2/tablet
10 tablets in 1 strip
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Medicine Overview of AVOCEF TABLET

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Uses of AVOCEF TABLET

Avocef 500mg tablet is used in the treatment of bacterial infections.
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Side effects of AVOCEF TABLET

Common

Nausea, Diarrhoea, Allergic reaction.

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How to use AVOCEF 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. It can be taken with or without food, but it is better to take Avocef 500mg tablet at a fixed time.

How AVOCEF TABLET works

Avocef 500mg tablet 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.

In Depth Information on AVOCEF TABLET

Expert advice for AVOCEF TABLET

• Do not start or continue the cephalexin capsules and consult your doctor if you are allergic (hypersensitive) to cephalexin, other cephalosporins (similar antibiotics), or penicillin group of antibiotics. An allergic reaction may include rash, itching, difficulty in breathing or swelling of the face, lips, throat or tongue • Do not start or continue the cephalexin capsules and consult your doctor if you experience diarrhea; symptoms include pain, fever and inflammation of the large intestine • Do not start or continue the cephalexin capsules and consult your doctor if you are pregnant or planning to become pregnant or breastfeeding. • If you are taking vitamin supplements, do not take them for 2 hours before or after taking this drug.
Warnings
Special precautions for AVOCEF 500MG TABLET
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Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
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Pregnancy
PROBABLY SAFE
Avocef 500mg tablet 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
Avocef 500mg tablet is probably safe to use during breastfeeding. Please consult your doctor.
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Driving
There is no data available. Please consult doctor before consuming the drug.
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Kidney
There is no data available. Please consult doctor before consuming the drug.
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Liver
There is no data available. Please consult doctor before consuming the drug.

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.

Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions for AVOCEF 500MG TABLET

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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