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Cefmebio 200 Tablet DT

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SALT COMPOSITION
Storage
Store below 30°C

Your child’s medicine at a glance

Cefmebio 200 Tablet DT is an antibiotic belonging that is used to treat a variety of bacterial infections. It is effective in infections of the respiratory tract (eg. pneumonia), urinary tract, ear, nasal sinus, throat, and some sexually transmitted diseases.

Cefmebio 200 Tablet DT should be given under the supervision of a doctor or health professional. Use it regularly at evenly spaced intervals as per the schedule prescribed by your doctor. Using it at the same time every day will help you remember to take it. The dose will depend on what you are being treated for, but you should always complete the full course of this antibiotic as prescribed by your doctor. Do not stop taking it until you have finished, even when you feel better. If you stop taking it early, some bacteria may survive and the infection may come back or worsen. It will not work for viral infections such as flu or common cold. Using any antibiotic when you do not need it can make it less effective for future infections.

The most common side effects of this medicine include nausea, stomach pain, indigestion, and diarrhea. These are usually mild but let your doctor know if they bother you or do not go away.

Before taking it, you should let your doctor know if you are allergic to any antibiotics or have any kidney or liver problems. You should also let your healthcare team know all other medicines you are taking as they may affect, or be affected by this medicine. This medicine is generally regarded as safe to use during pregnancy and breastfeeding if prescribed by a doctor.

Uses of Cefmebio 200 Tablet DT in children

Benefits of Cefmebio 200 Tablet DT for your child

In Bacterial infections

Cefmebio 200 Tablet DT is an antibiotic medicine that works by killing the infection-causing bacteria in your body. It is effective for bacterial infections of the lungs, throat, and urinary tract among others. This medicine usually makes you feel better within a few days, but you should continue taking it as prescribed even when you feel better. Stopping it early may make the infection come back and harder to treat.

Side effects of Cefmebio 200 Tablet DT in children

Cefmebio 200 Tablet DT does not pose serious side effects and is well-tolerated by children. In case the side effects do occur, they’re likely to subside once the body adapts to the medicine. Consult your child’s doctor if these side effects persist or bother your child. The most common side effects include-

Common side effects of Cefmebio

  • Nausea
  • Stomach pain
  • Indigestion
  • Diarrhea

How can I give Cefmebio 200 Tablet DT to my child?

Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Dissolve it in a glass of water before taking it. Cefmebio 200 Tablet DT may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.

How Cefmebio Tablet DT works

Cefmebio 200 Tablet DT is an antibiotic. It kills the bacteria by preventing them from forming the bacterial protective covering (cell wall) which is needed for them to survive.

Safety advice

Kidney
CAUTION
Cefmebio 200 Tablet DT should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Cefmebio 200 Tablet DT may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
CAUTION
Cefmebio 200 Tablet DT should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Cefmebio 200 Tablet DT may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

What if I forget to give Cefmebio 200 Tablet DT to my child?

If you miss a dose of Cefmebio 200 Tablet DT, 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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Quick tips

  • Your doctor has prescribed Cefmebio 200 Tablet DT 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 harder to treat.
  • Take it with food to avoid an upset stomach.
  • 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 Cefmebio 200 Tablet DT and inform your doctor immediately if you get a rash, itchy skin, swelling of face and mouth, or have difficulty in breathing.

Fact Box

Chemical Class
Broad spectrum (Third & fourth generation cephalosporins}
Habit Forming
No
Therapeutic Class
ANTI INFECTIVES
Action Class
Cephalosporins: 3 generation

Patient concerns

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FAQs

Q. How long should I take Cefmebio 200 Tablet DT?

Cefmebio 200 Tablet DT is usually prescribed for 7-14 days. You should take it for the full duration of your treatment as advised by your doctor.

Q. What if I do not get better after using Cefmebio 200 Tablet DT?

Inform your doctor if you do not feel better even after finishing the full course of treatment. You must also inform your doctor if the symptoms get worse while using this medicine.

Q. Can the use of Cefmebio 200 Tablet DT cause diarrhea?

Yes, the use of Cefmebio 200 Tablet DT can cause diarrhea. Cefmebio 200 Tablet DT is an antibiotic which kills the harmful bacteria, but it can also affect the helpful bacteria in your stomach or intestine and cause diarrhea. If diarrhea persists, talk to your doctor about it.

Q. Is Cefmebio 200 Tablet DT effective?

Cefmebio 200 Tablet DT is effective if used in the dose and duration advised by your doctor. Do not stop taking it even if you see improvement in your condition. If you stop using Cefmebio 200 Tablet DT too early, the symptoms may return or worsen.

Q. What if I forget to take a dose of Cefmebio 200 Tablet DT?

If you forget a dose of Cefmebio 200 Tablet DT, take it as soon as you remember. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and take the next scheduled dose. Do not double the dose to make up for the missed one as this may increase the chances of developing side effects.

Q. Is Cefmebio 200 Tablet DT safe for the kidneys?

Yes, Cefmebio 200 Tablet DT is safe for the kidneys when given alone, but when given along with aminoglycosides (gentamicin, tobramycin) or other cephalosporins antibiotics, it may increase kidney damage. Therefore, it is advised to take this medicine only if prescribed by your doctor.

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