Medicine Overview of Halocef Suspension
Halocef 125mg Suspension is used in the treatment of bacterial infections
. It is used in serious bacterial infections of various body parts like urinary tract, skin and soft-tissue, blood, brain 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. Halocef 125mg Suspension may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.
Halocef 125mg Suspension 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 Halocef Suspension
Your doctor has prescribed Halocef 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 Halocef 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, Halocef can interact with your medications and increase your bleeding tendencies.
Halocef Suspension related warnings
Halocef 125mg Suspension may cause symptoms such as flushing, increased heartbeat, nausea, thirst, chest pain and low blood pressure with alcohol (Disulfiram reactions).
Halocef 125mg Suspension 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.
Halocef 125mg Suspension 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 Halocef 125mg Suspension, since it may have possible effects such as rash and diarrhea.
It is not known whether Halocef 125mg Suspension alters the ability to drive. Do not drive if you experience any symptoms that affect your ability to concentrate and react.
Halocef 125mg Suspension should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Halocef 125mg Suspension may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
There is limited information available on the use of Halocef 125mg Suspension in patients with liver disease. Please consult your doctor.
If you miss a dose of Halocef 125mg Suspension, 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.
Frequently asked questions about Halocef Suspension
Q. Is cefaclor or Ceclor penicillin, cephalosporin, or sulfa drug?
Cefaclor or Ceclor (brand name for cefaclor) does not contain sulfa and is not a penicillin drug. It is a cephalosporin antibiotic
Both Halocef and cephalexin belongs to the different class, i.e. cephalexin or Keflex (brand name for cephalexin) is first generation cephalosporin whereas Halocef is second generation cephalosporin. Their effect may vary upon individual conditions or response
Q. Can I take paracetamol or Panadol with cefaclor?
You can take paracetamol or Panadol (brand name for paracetamol) with cefaclor
Halocef can affect the birth control effect of contraceptive pill
Yes, Halocef can be used in patients with G6PD deficiency. Please consult your doctor before use
No, Halocef is not effective in treatment of chlamydia infection.
Severely interacts with other drugs like
Taking Halocef with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
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