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Biocefu 500 mg Tablet


Overview

Uses of Biocefu Tablet

Biocefu 500 mg Tablet is used in the treatment of bacterial infections. It is used for the treatment of bacterial infections of urinary tract, skin and soft tissue, blood, and lungs (pneumonia). It is also used to prevent infections after surgery.

Biocefu Tablet side effects

Common
  • Rash
  • Vomiting
  • Allergic reaction
  • Increased liver enzymes
  • Nausea
  • Diarrhea

How to use Biocefu 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. Biocefu 500 mg Tablet is to be taken with food.
Avoid Biocefu 500 mg Tablet with dietary sodium.

How Biocefu Tablet works

Biocefu 500 mg Tablet is an antibiotic. It kills bacteria by preventing them from forming the bacterial protective covering (cell wall) which is needed for them to survive.

Biocefu Tablet related warnings

Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Pregnancy
PROBABLY SAFE
Biocefu 500 mg 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.
Lactation
SAFE
Biocefu 500 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 Biocefu 500 mg Tablet, since it may have possible effects such as rash and diarrhea.
Driving
Not relevant, as Biocefu 500 mg Tablet is intended for use in hospitalised patients.
Kidney
There is limited information available on the use of Biocefu 500 mg Tablet in patients with kidney disease. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
There is limited information available on the use of Biocefu 500 mg Tablet in patients with liver disease. Please consult your doctor.

What if you miss a dose of Biocefu Tablet?

If you miss a dose of Biocefu 500 mg Tablet, 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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Expert Advice

  • Your doctor has prescribed Biocefu 500 mg Tablet to cure your infection and improve your symptoms.
  • Do not skip any doses and finish the full course of treatment even if you feel better. Stopping it early may make the infection come back and harder to treat.
  • Take it with food to avoid an upset stomach.
  • Avoid consuming alcohol while taking Biocefu 500 mg Tablet as it may cause increased side effects.
  • Diarrhea may occur as a side effect but should stop when your course is complete. Inform your doctor if it does not  stop or if you find blood in your stools.
  • Discontinue Biocefu 500 mg Tablet and inform your doctor immediately if you get a rash, itchy skin, swelling of face and mouth, or have difficulty in breathing.

Patient Concerns

Questions Related to Biocefu

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My baby is having stomach problem. Frequent loose motion
Dr. Gopal Samdani
Child Specialist
Please consult Dr. will take detail history and will examine your child in detail. may ask you for lab test on blood urine stool etc if necessary. All information will be used to determine exact underlying cause of problem. Depending upon cause will prescribe you treatmentdiarrhea can be caused by: inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) bacterial infections viral infections parasites malnutrition improper food preparation poor hygieneMake sure your child drinks plenty of fluids. Do not feed them foods that seem to trigger diarrhea. Wash your hands often ? especially after each diaper change ? to avoid spreading bacteria in the home.t?s important to follow the doctor?s advice carefully. Avoid giving your child foods or liquids that trigger diarrhea. Stick with bland foods instead (such as potatoes, toast, or bananas) until the diarrhea has subsided.
How much dose of ceftriaxone is neccesary for preventing drug resistance in body
Dr. Khoobsurat Najma
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it is an antibiotic and is used for treating bacterial infections
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FAQs

Q. Can the use of Biocefu cause diarrhea?

Yes, the use of Biocefu can cause diarrhea. It is an antibiotic which kills the harmful bacteria. However, it also affects the helpful bacteria in your stomach or intestine and causes diarrhea. If diarrhea persists, talk to your doctor about it.

Q. What if Biocefu doesn't work for me?

Talk to your doctor if Biocefu doesn't seem to work for you. Your doctor may increase the dose of Biocefu or switch you to an alternate option, which may work for you.

Q. How long does Biocefu take to work?

Usually, Biocefu starts working soon after taking it. However, it may take some days to kill all the harmful bacteria and make you feel better.

Q. Can I stop taking Biocefu when my symptoms are relieved?

No, do not stop taking Biocefu and complete the full course of treatment even if you feel better. Your symptoms may improve before the infection is completely cured.

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References
  1. Briggs GG, Freeman RK, editors. A Reference Guide to Fetal and Neonatal Risk: Drugs in Pregnancy and Lactation. 10th ed. Philadelphia, PA: Wolters Kluwer Health; 2015. p. 232.
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