CACEFF TABLET

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Composition for CACEFF TABLET

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Primarily used for

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Pregnancy
49.2
₹12.3/tablet
4 tablets in 1 strip
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Substitutes for CACEFF

No substitutes found for this medicine

Medicine Overview of CACEFF TABLET

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Uses of Cefalexin

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

Common

Nausea, Diarrhoea, Allergic reaction.

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How to use Cefalexin

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.

How CACEFF TABLET works

Cefalexin 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 Carbocisteine

Carbocisteine is used in the treatment of cough.
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Side effects of Carbocisteine

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Facial swelling, Allergic reaction, Shortness of breath, Rash, Wheezing.

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How to use Carbocisteine

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.

How CACEFF TABLET works

Carbocisteine thins and loosens mucus, making it easier to cough out.

In Depth Information on CACEFF TABLET

Expert advice for Cefalexin

• 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.

Expert advice for Carbocisteine

  • Seek immediate medical attention in case you experience skin rashes or bleeding from the stomach or intestine.
  • Do not consume this drug if you are allergic to carbocisteine or any of its ingredients.
  • Children and Adolescents should not consume this drug.
  • Tell your doctor if you are pregnant or planning to become pregnant or are breastfeeding.
Warnings
Special precautions for CACEFF TABLET
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Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
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Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Caceff tablet may be unsafe to use during pregnancy.

Animal studies have shown adverse effects on the foetus, however, there are limited human studies. The benefits from use in pregnant women may be acceptable despite the risk. Please consult your doctor.
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Lactation
Unknown. Human and animal studies are not available. 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.

Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions for CACEFF 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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Frequently asked questions for Carbocisteine

Q. Is carbocisteine good for cough?
Yes, carbocisteine is used to treat cough
Q. Does carbocisteine cause diarrhea?
No, carbocisteine is not known to cause diarrhe
Q. Does carbocisteine contain penicillin?
No, carbocisteine does not contain penicillin
Q. Is carbocisteine an antibiotic?
No, carbocisteine is not an antibiotic.
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