Gudcef Plus Tablet

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Introduction

Gudcef Plus Tablet is a combination medicine that is used to treat various types of bacterial infections. It fights against the microorganisms to prevent their growth and further spread of the infection.

Gudcef Plus Tablet is a prescription medicine. It is advised to take it as per the prescription. It can be taken with or without food, but it must be taken at a fixed time to ensure better efficacy. Do not consume more than the recommended dose, as this may have harmful effects on your body. If you miss a dose, take it as soon as you remember. The course of the treatment must be completed even if you feel better. Sudden discontinuation of the treatment may affect the potency of the medicine.

Some common side effects of this medicine are nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, indigestion, etc. If any of the side effects get aggravated, you must consult your doctor immediately. If you experience any allergic reaction (rashes, itching, swelling, shortness of breath, etc.), you must seek immediate medical help.

Before taking this medicine, you should tell your doctor if you are taking any medicines for any health condition. Pregnant or breastfeeding women should also consult with their doctor before taking it. Avoid drinking alcohol as it can cause excessive drowsiness with this medicine. It usually does not impair your ability to drive, but you should not drive if it makes you feel sleepy or dizzy. You must take adequate rest for a faster recovery, also take a healthy diet and drink plenty of water. Your doctor may ask for a few laboratory and diagnostic tests to know the effects of the medicine on your body.

Uses of Gudcef Plus Tablet

Benefits of Gudcef Plus Tablet

In Bacterial infections

Gudcef Plus Tablet kills the infection causing bacteria in your body. This medicine is used to treat many different types of infections such as those of the brain (meningitis), lungs (pneumonia), ear, abdomen, urinary tract, bones and joints, skin, blood, and heart. 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 Gudcef Plus Tablet

Most side effects do not require any medical attention and disappear as your body adjusts to the medicine. Consult your doctor if they persist or if you’re worried about them

Common side effects of Gudcef Plus

  • Nausea
  • Vomiting
  • Diarrhea
  • Stomach pain
  • Headache

How to use Gudcef Plus 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. Gudcef Plus Tablet may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.

How Gudcef Plus Tablet works

Gudcef Plus Tablet is a combination of two antibiotics: Cefpodoxime Proxetil and Ofloxacin. Cefpodoxime Proxetil works by preventing the formation of the bacterial protective covering which is essential for the survival of the bacteria in the human body. Ofloxacin works by preventing the bacteria from reproducing and repairing themselves. Together, they treat your infection effectively.

Safety Advice

Alcohol
UNSAFE
It is unsafe to consume alcohol with Gudcef Plus Tablet.
Pregnancy
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Gudcef Plus Tablet may be unsafe to use during pregnancy. Although there are limited studies in humans, animal studies have shown harmful effects on the developing baby. Your doctor will weigh the benefits and any potential risks before prescribing it to you. Please consult your doctor.
Breastfeeding
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Gudcef Plus Tablet is probably unsafe to use during breastfeeding. Limited human data suggests that the drug may pass into the breastmilk and harm the baby.
Driving
UNSAFE
Gudcef Plus Tablet may decrease alertness, affect your vision or make you feel sleepy and dizzy. Do not drive if these symptoms occur.
Kidney
CAUTION
Gudcef Plus Tablet should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Gudcef Plus Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
CAUTION
Gudcef Plus Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Gudcef Plus Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

What if you forget to take Gudcef Plus Tablet?

If you miss a dose of Gudcef Plus 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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Quick Tips

  • You have been prescribed Gudcef Plus 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 to come back and 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 Gudcef Plus Tablet and inform your doctor immediately if you get a rash, itchy skin, swelling of face and mouth, or have difficulty in breathing.
  • Notify your doctor if you feel pain in your tendons, numbness, or tingling sensations.
  • Inform your doctor if you are pregnant or planning to conceive or breastfeeding.

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ANTI INFECTIVES

Patient Concerns

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Skin rashes have occured due to antibotics gudcef 200 . What precautions should be taken?
Dr. Atul Jain
Dermatology
Stop it, tab xyzal 5 at night for few days meanwhile visit skin specialist for proper examination and treatment
Scar on face due to bacterial infections
Dr. Atul Jain
Dermatology
Pic is not clear, plz visit for proper opinion
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FAQs

Q. Can Gudcef Plus Tablet be used to treat viral infections?

No, Gudcef Plus Tablet is only indicated to treat bacterial infections. It does not treat viral infections (such as common cold and flu).

Q. How to take Gudcef Plus Tablet?

Take this medication orally with or without food as directed by your doctor. This medicine is usually taken once a day. Take the medicine for the prescribed period, even if symptoms disappear after a few days.

Q. Can the use of Gudcef Plus Tablet cause diarrhea?

Yes, the use of Gudcef Plus Tablet can cause diarrhea. Antibiotics can kill the good and helpful bacteria present in your stomach or intestine and cause diarrhea. In case of diarrhea, drink plenty of water or other fluids. Talk to your doctor if diarrhea persists and you notice any signs of dehydration, like less urination with dark colored and strong-smelling urine. Do not take any other medicines without consulting your doctor.

Q. What are the instructions for the storage and disposal of Gudcef Plus Tablet?

Keep this medicine in the container it came in, tightly closed. Store it as mentioned on the pack or label. Dispose of the unused medicine. Make sure it is not consumed by pets, children, and other people.

Q. Can I stop taking Gudcef Plus Tablet when I feel better?

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

Q. What if I miss my dose?

Take Gudcef Plus Tablet as soon as you remember it. However, do not take it if it's almost time for your next dose. Also, do not take an extra dose to make up for your missed dose.

Q. What if I don't get better after using Gudcef Plus Tablet?

Inform your doctor if you don't feel better after finishing the full course of treatment. Also, inform him if your symptoms are getting worse while using this medicine.

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References

  1. Ofloxacin. Hatfield, Hertfordshire: Generics UK T/A Mylan; 2002 [revised Mar. 2016]. [Accessed 07 Feb. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link
  2. DailyMed. Cefpodoxime Proxetil. [Accessed 10 Apr. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link
  3. Medscape. Ofloxacin. [Accessed 10 Apr. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link

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208, Okhla Industrial Estate, Phase III, New Delhi - 110020
Country of Origin: India

Expires on or after: June, 2022

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