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Jancef 50 mg Tablet DT

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Overview

Uses of Jancef Tablet DT

Jancef 50 mg Tablet DT is used in the treatment of bacterial infections. It is used for the treatment of bacterial infections of urinary tract, skin & soft-tissue, ear, blood, genital and lungs (pneumonia).

Jancef Tablet DT side effects

Common
  • Vomiting
  • Nausea
  • Stomach pain
  • Indigestion
  • Diarrhea

How to use Jancef 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. Jancef 50 mg Tablet DT may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.

How Jancef Tablet DT works

Jancef 50 mg Tablet DT is an antibiotic. It kills bacteria by preventing them from forming the bacterial protective covering (cell wall) which is needed for them to survive.

Jancef Tablet DT related warnings

Alcohol
CAUTION
Pregnancy
PROBABLY SAFE
Jancef 50 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
Jancef 50 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 Jancef 50 mg Tablet DT, since it may have possible effects such as rash and diarrhea.
Driving
SAFE
Jancef 50 mg Tablet DT does not usually affect your ability to drive.
Kidney
CAUTION
Jancef 50 mg Tablet DT should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Jancef 50 mg Tablet DT may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
CAUTION
Jancef 50 mg Tablet DT should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Jancef 50 mg Tablet DT may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

What if you miss a dose of Jancef Tablet DT?

If you miss a dose of Jancef 50 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

  • Your doctor has prescribed Jancef 50 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.
  • 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 doesn't stop or if you find blood in your stools.
  • Avoid consuming alcohol while taking Jancef 50 mg Tablet DT as it may cause increased side effects.
  • Discontinue Jancef 50 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.

Patient Concerns

Questions Related to Jancef

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Diabetes Specialist
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FAQs

Q. How long should I take Jancef?

You should take Jancef as long as advised by your doctor. It is usually prescribed for 7-14 days. Take it for the full duration of your treatment.

Q. Can I stop taking Jancef when I feel better?

No, do not stop taking Jancef before completing the full course of treatment. Your may start feeling better before the infection is completely cured. So, it is important to take this medicine for the duration advised by the doctor.

Q. Is Jancef a strong antibiotic?

Yes, Jancef is a strong antibiotic i.e broad-spectrum antibiotic, which is used to treat variety of bacterial infection like Urinary tract infection, Otitis Media, Pharyngitis and Tonsillitis, Bronchitis and Gonorrhea

Q. Can the use of Jancef cause diarrhea?

Yes, the use of Jancef can cause diarrhea. It is an antibiotic which kills the harmful bacteria. However, it also affects the helpful bacteria in your stomach or intestine and causes diarrhea. If diarrhea persists, talk to your doctor about it.

Q. Can I stop taking Jancef when my symptoms are relieved?

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

Q. Is Jancef used in typhoid?

Indian Association of Pediatrics (IAP) recommends the use of Jancef in children for uncomplicated typhoid fever.

Q. How long does Jancef takes to work?

Usually, Jancef starts working soon after taking it. However, it may take some days to kill all the harmful bacteria and make you feel better.

Q. What if I don't get better after using Jancef?

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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Manufacturer/Marketer Address
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