Gramocef 100 mg Tablet DT

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Overview

Uses of Gramocef Tablet DT
Gramocef 100 mg Tablet DT 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.
Gramocef Tablet DT side effects
Common
  • Vomiting
  • Nausea
  • Stomach pain
  • Indigestion
  • Diarrhoea
How to use Gramocef Tablet DT
Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Dissolve it in a glass of water before taking it. Gramocef 100 mg Tablet DT may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.
How Gramocef Tablet DT works
Gramocef 100 mg Tablet DT is an antibiotic. It kills bacteria by preventing them from forming the bacterial protective covering which is needed for them to survive.
Gramocef Tablet DT related warnings
Alcohol
CAUTION
Pregnancy
PROBABLY SAFE
Gramocef 100 mg Tablet DT 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
Gramocef 100 mg Tablet DT 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 Gramocef 100 mg Tablet DT, since it may have possible effects such as rash and diarrhea.
Driving
SAFE
Gramocef 100 mg Tablet DT does not usually affect your ability to drive.
Kidney
CAUTION
Gramocef 100 mg Tablet DT should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Gramocef 100 mg Tablet DT may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
CAUTION
Gramocef 100 mg Tablet DT should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Gramocef 100 mg Tablet DT may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
What if you miss a dose of Gramocef Tablet DT?
If you miss a dose of Gramocef 100 mg 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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Expert Advice

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  • Your doctor has prescribed Gramocef 100 mg 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 to come back and harder to treat.
  • Discontinue Gramocef 100 mg Tablet DT 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.
  • Take it with food to avoid an upset stomach.
  • Avoid consuming alcohol while taking Gramocef 100 mg Tablet DT as it may cause increased side effects.

Patient Concerns

Questions Related to Gramocef

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I have tooth pain I use Gramocef CV TAB & Dolowin forte
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Dentist
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Smallest finger of my leg got injury and have pain and swollen. May I know required antibiotics pls
Dr. Akshat Goel
Bone & Joint Specialist
If there is no wound than no antibiotics are requiredIf you have a bleeding wound than take Tab Gramocef-CV twice daily for 3 days
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FAQs

Q. What is Gramocef and what is it used for?
Gramocef is a cephalosporin antibiotic used for treating many infections, for eg: infections of the ear, throat (e.g. tonsillitis, pharyngitis), chest and lungs (e.g. bronchitis, pneumonia) and urinary tract (e.g. cystitis and kidney infections).
Q. Is Gramocef used for diarrhea?
Gramocef has not been indicated for the treatment of diarrhea. Please talk to your doctor if you have diarrhea before taking any antibiotics.
Q. Is Gramocef a cephalosporin?
Yes, Gramocef belongs to a group of antibiotics called 'cephalosporins'.
Q. Is Gramocef safe for infants?
Safety of Gramocef in children less than 6 months of age (includes premature and newborn infants) has not been established. Please consult your doctor before starting any antibiotics in children.
Q. Is Gramocef a penicillin?
Gramocef is not a penicillin. It belongs to a different class of medicines known as cephalosporin and it works in a similar way as penicillins. However, they are different antibiotics. Please consult your doctor regarding their use.
Q. Does Gramocef cause diarrhea?
Diarrhea is a common side effect of Gramocef. Diarrhea has been more commonly associated with higher doses. Stop the medicine if you have severe watery diarrhea that will not stop and you are feeling weak and have a fever. immediately consult your doctor.
Q. Does Gramocef cause constipation?
Constipation has not been reported as a side effect with Gramocef. Please consult your doctor in case you experience constipation while taking Gramocef.
Q. Does Gramocef cure chlamydia?
Gramocef is not effective against chlamydia infections, so, it is not used for its treatment. Please consult your doctor if you have been diagnosed with a chlamydial infection.
Q. Does Gramocef contain penicillin?
Gramocef is a cephalosporin which has an action similar to penicillins but it does not contain any penicillin.
Q. Does Gramocef cover pseudomonas?
No, Gramocef is not active against pseudomonas. Most strains of pseudomonas are resistant to Gramocef. Please consult your doctor if you have pseudomonas infections for the appropriate antibiotic treatment.
Q. Does Gramocef contain sulfur?
No, Gramocef does not contain sulfur. Please check the package leaflet (patient information leaflet) before using any medicine for its contents.
Q. Does Gramocef cure syphilis?
Gramocef is not active against the bacteria (Treponema pallidum) which causes syphilis. So, it is not used for the treatment of syphilis. Please consult your doctor if you have signs and symptoms of syphilis.
Q. Does Gramocef cure gonorrhea?
Gramocef can be used to treat uncomplicated gonorrhea caused by Neisseria gonorrhoeae (both penicillinase and non-penicillinase producing bacteria). However, always talk to your doctor if you have any infection as it should be diagnosed properly by a doctor before the start of antibiotics. Never take antibiotics yourself.
Q. Does Gramocef treat typhoid?
Gramocef is not indicated for the treatment of typhoid by the government regulatory authorities. However, Indian Academy of Pediatrics recommend the use of Gramocef in children for uncomplicated typhoid fever. It is hence, advisable that you must take the antibiotics for typhoid fever only when it is recommended by your doctor. Do not take antibiotics yourself.
Q. Does Gramocef affect birth control?
There is no evidence of cefexime affecting birth control (contraception). However, interactions may occur and Gramocef may affect the action of birth control pills. Please consult your doctor to confirm whether you require a extra birth control measure while taking Gramocef.
Q. Can I take Gramocef with azithromycin?
No interactions have been clinically observed between Gramocef and azithromycin. However, interactions may occur. Always consult with your doctor before taking two medicines together.
Q. Can I take Gramocef and doxycycline together?
No interactions have been clinically observed between Gramocef and doxycycline. However, interactions may occur. Always consult with your doctor before taking two medicines together.
Q. Can I take Gramocef with paracetamol?
No interactions have been clinically observed between Gramocef and paracetamol. However, interactions may occur. Always consult with your doctor before taking two medicines together.
Q. Can I take Gramocef with folic acid?
Folic acid can be taken with Gramocef as no drug-drug interactions have been clinically observed between them. However, interactions may occur. Please consult your doctor before taking the two medicines together.
Information last updated by Dr. Varun Gupta, MD Pharmacology on 6th Sep 2018.
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