Kefnir 300mg Capsule

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Glenmark Pharmaceuticals Ltd

Composition for Kefnir 300mg Capsule

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111.82
₹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
It is used for short-term treatment of bacterial infections of urinary tract, skin and soft-tissue, ear, bone, blood, abdomen, genital and lungs (pneumonia). It is also used to prevent infections after surgery.
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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 bacteria by preventing them from forming their own protective covering which is required for their survival in the human body.

In Depth Information on Kefnir Capsule

Expert advice for Kefnir Capsule

  • Make sure you complete the course even if you start to feel better.
  • Discontinue Kefnir 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, Kefnir can interact with your medications and increase your bleeding tendencies.
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Warnings
Special precautions for Kefnir 300mg Capsule
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
SAFE
Kefnir 300mg Capsule 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 Kefnir 300mg Capsule, since it may have possible effects such as rash and diarrhea.
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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
CAUTION
Kefnir 300mg Capsule should be used with caution in patients
with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Kefnir 300mg Capsule may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
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Liver
Kefnir 300mg Capsule is probably safe to use in patients wit
h liver disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Kefnir 300mg Capsule may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.
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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.
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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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