Medicine Overview of Cefoprox Syrup
Cefoprox 50mg Syrup is used in the treatment of bacterial infections
. It is used for short-term treatment of bacterial infections of urinary tract, skin and soft-tissue, ear, bone, blood, abdomen, genital and lungs (pneumonia). It is also used to prevent infections after surgery.
Nausea, Diarrhoea, Allergic reaction.
Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Check the label for directions before use. Measure it with a measuring cup and take it by mouth. Shake well before use. Cefoprox 50mg Syrup is to be taken with food.
Cefoprox 50mg Syrup 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.
In Depth Information on Cefoprox Syrup
Your doctor has prescribed Cefoprox to cure your infection and improve symptoms.
Do not skip any doses and finish the full course of treatment even if you feel better.
Discontinue Cefoprox and inform your doctor immediately if you get a rash, itchy skin, swelling of face and mouth, or have difficulty in breathing.
Diarrhea may occur as a side effect but should stop when your course is complete. Inform your doctor if it doesn't stop or if you find blood in your stools.
- If you're on blood thinners, Cefoprox can interact with your medications and increase your bleeding tendencies.
Cefoprox Syrup related warnings
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Cefoprox 50mg Syrup 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.
Cefoprox 50mg Syrup 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 Cefoprox 50mg Syrup, since it may have possible effects such as rash and diarrhea.
Cefoprox 50mg Syrup may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, tired, or decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive.
Cefoprox 50mg Syrup should be used with caution in patients with severe kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Cefoprox 50mg Syrup may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Cefoprox 50mg Syrup is safe to use in patients with liver disease. No dose adjustment of Cefoprox 50mg Syrup is recommended.
If you miss a dose of Cefoprox 50mg Syrup, 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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Frequently asked questions about Cefoprox Syrup
Yes, Cefoprox is an antibiotic, it belongs to a group of antibiotics known as cephalosporins.
Cefoprox is safe to use at the prescribed dose for prescribed duration as advised by the doctor. Patients should follow the advice of the doctor regarding its use.
Cefoprox is not a steroid. It is an antibiotic which belongs to the class of medication known as cephalosporin.
Cefoprox belongs to the group of medicines known as cephalosporins. Both Penicillins and cephalosporins belong to the group of beta-lactam antibiotics as they contain the beta-lactam ring.
Q. Can I take Cefoprox with ibuprofen?
Cefoprox can be taken with ibuprofen. No drug-drug interactions have been reported between the two. However, this does not mean that interactions cannot occur. Please consult your doctor before taking the two medicines together.
Cefoprox has not shown any activity against chlamydia. Please consult your doctor for the treatment of chlamydial infection.
Cefoprox has not been reported to be active against pseudomonas. Please consult your doctor for the treatment of any pseudomonal infection.
No, cefuroxime does not contain penicillin.
Cefoprox is not active against methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA), rather there has been reported an inherent resistance against this bacteria.
Cefoprox has not been reported to be active against enterococcus.
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Taking Cefoprox with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
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