Kefloxin 250mg Tablet

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Sun Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd

Composition for Kefloxin 250mg Tablet

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Primarily used for

Potentiallyunsafewith
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Kidney
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₹2.2/Tablet
10 tablets in 1 strip
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Medicine Overview of Kefloxin Tablet

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Uses of Kefloxin Tablet

Kefloxin 250mg Tablet is used in the treatment of bacterial infections.
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Side effects of Kefloxin Tablet

Common

Nausea, Diarrhoea, Allergic reaction.

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How to use Kefloxin 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. It can be taken with or without food, but it is better to take Kefloxin 250mg Tablet at a fixed time.

How Kefloxin Tablet works

Kefloxin 250mg tablet is an antibiotic. It kills the bacteria by attacking their cell wall. Specifically, it prevents the synthesis of a substance in the cell wall called peptidoglycan, which provides the cell wall with the strength required for survival of bacteria in human body.

In Depth Information on Kefloxin Tablet

Expert advice for Kefloxin Tablet

  • Do not drive because you may feel sleepy or dizzy while being treated with cefadroxil.
  • Do not start or continue the cefadroxil tablets and consult your doctor if you have a kidney problem or history of gastro-intestinal disorders.
  • Do not start or continue the cefadroxil tablets and consult your doctor if you experience severe and persistent diarrhea; it is considered as an antibiotic-associated severe diarrhea. Consult your doctor if you are taking oral birth control pills.
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Warnings
Special precautions for Kefloxin 250mg Tablet
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Alcohol
SAFE
It is generally safe to consume alcohol with Kefloxin 250mg Tablet.
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Pregnancy
PROBABLY SAFE
Kefloxin 250mg Tablet 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.
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Lactation
SAFE
Kefloxin 250mg Tablet is safe to use during lactation. Huma
n 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.
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Driving
Kefloxin 250mg Tablet may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, tired, or decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive.

Cefadroxil may cause headache, dizziness, nervousness, sleeplessness and fatigue,
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Kidney
UNSAFE
Kefloxin 250mg Tablet is probably unsafe to use in patients with kidney disease and should be avoided. Please consult your doctor.

The dosage must be adjusted according to the grade of renal impairment
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Liver
SAFE
Kefloxin 250mg Tablet is safe to use in patients with liver
disease. No dose adjustment of Kefloxin 250mg Tablet is recommended.
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Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions for Kefloxin 250mg Tablet

Frequently asked questions for Cefadroxil

Q. Does cefadroxil, or Odoxil contain sulfa or a form of penicillin drug?
No, they do not contain sulfa or not a penicillin drug. They are cephalosporin antibiotics
Yes, you can take Kefloxin in strep throat; bronchitis, sinus infection, tooth infection, or acne but you cannot take it for yeast infection. Please consult your doctor for your medical condition before taking the drug
Q. Can I take cefadroxil with Nyquil (acetaminophen, dextromethorphan, doxylamine, and pseudoephedrine), Tylenol (paracetamol), ibuprofen, or Benadryl (diphenhydramine)?
Cefuroxime is not reported to interact with Nyquil (acetaminophen, dextromethorphan, doxylamine, and pseudoephedrine), Tylenol (paracetamol), ibuprofen, or Benadryl (diphenhydramine). Please follow the advice of the doctor regarding their simultaneous use
Kefloxin may cause yeast infections, but it is not known to cause constipation
Kefloxin is safe if used at prescribed doses for the prescribed duration as advised by your doctor
Kefloxin needs to be stored at 20° to 25°C.
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