Kefnir 300mg Capsule

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Glenmark Pharmaceuticals Ltd

Composition for Kefnir 300mg Capsule

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Primarily used for

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Alcohol
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Kidney
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₹27.95/Capsule
4 capsules in 1 strip
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Medicine Overview of Kefnir Capsule

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Uses of Kefnir Capsule

Kefnir 300mg Capsule is used in the treatment of Bacterial infections.
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Side effects of Kefnir Capsule

Common

Nausea, Diarrhoea, Allergic reaction.

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How to use Kefnir Capsule

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 Kefnir 300mg Capsule at a fixed time.

How Kefnir Capsule works

Kefnir 300mg capsule 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 Kefnir Capsule

Expert advice for Kefnir Capsule

  • Always take the complete course of treatment, as advised by your doctor even if you feel better.
  • Never take an antibiotic for a viral infection like a cold or the flu.
  • Can lead to nausea and diarrhoea frequently. If this becomes severe or persistent or you notice that your stool contains blood or mucus you should stop taking Kefnir immediately and consult your doctor.
  • Inform your doctor if you develop a rash or other unexpected symptoms.
  • Inform your doctor if there is the previous history of drug allergy.
  • Inform your doctor if you have ever been diagnosed with kidney or liver problems.
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Warnings
Special precautions for Kefnir 300mg Capsule
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Alcohol
CAUTION
Kefnir 300mg Capsule may cause symptoms such as flushing, in
creased heartbeat, nausea, thirst, chest pain and low blood pressure with alcohol (Disulfiram reactions).
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Pregnancy
PROBABLY SAFE
Kefnir 300mg Capsule 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
CAUTION
Kefnir 300mg Capsule should be used with caution during lact
ation. Breast feeding should be held until the treatment of the mother is completed and the drug is eliminated from her body.
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Driving
Kefnir 300mg Capsule may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, tired,
or decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive.
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Kidney
UNSAFE
Kefnir 300mg Capsule is probably unsafe to use in patients with kidney disease and should be avoided. Please consult your doctor.

Caution to be advised in patients with impaired renal function.
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Liver
There is no data available. Please consult doctor before consuming the drug.

Missed Dosageuses

If you miss a dose of Cefdinir, 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.

Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions for Kefnir 300mg Capsule

Frequently asked questions for Cefdinir

Q. Is cefdinir a penicillin or sulfa drug?
No, cefdinir is not a penicillin or sulfa drug. It is a cephalosporin antibiotic
Kefnir can reduce effectiveness of birth control pills. Please consult your doctor before taking the drug
Kefnir may cause diarrhea or red stool but it is not known to cause constipation
Q. Can I take cefdinir with Allegra (fexofenadine hydrochloride), Benadryl (diphenhydramine), Mucinex (guaifenesin), Nyquil (acetaminophen, dextromethorphan, doxylamine, and pseudoephedrine), Sudafed (dextromethorphan and phenylephrine), Tylenol (acetaminophen), hydrocodone, or ibuprofen?
Cefdinir is not reported to interact with Allegra, Benadryl, Nyquil, Sudafed, Tylenol, hydrocodone, or ibuprofen. Please follow the advice of the doctor regarding their simultaneous use
Yes, you can take Kefnir in strep or sore throat; UTI, or bladder infection. Please consult your doctor for your medical condition before taking the drug
Yes. Kefnir is gluten free. However, please refer to package insert of the prescribed brand before use
Yes, Kefnir is available as generic drug
Kefnir needs to be stored at 15° to 30°C. It should not be frozen
Kefnir is relatively safe if used at prescribed doses for the prescribed duration as advised by your doctor.
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