Lactocef 125mg Suspension

Cadila Pharmaceuticals Ltd

Composition for Lactocef 125mg Suspension

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Primarily used for

30 ml in 1 bottle

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Medicine Overview of Lactocef Suspension


Uses of Lactocef Suspension

Lactocef 125mg Suspension is used in the treatment of Bacterial infections.

Side effects of Lactocef Suspension


Nausea, Diarrhoea, Allergic reaction.


How to use Lactocef Suspension

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. It can be taken with or without food, but it is better to take Lactocef 125mg Suspension at a fixed time.

How Lactocef Suspension works

Lactocef 125mg suspension 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 Lactocef Suspension

Expert advice for Lactocef Suspension

  • 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 Lactocef 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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Special precautions for Lactocef 125mg Suspension
It is generally safe to consume alcohol with Lactocef 125mg Suspension.
Lactocef 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.
Lactocef 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.
Lactocef 125mg Suspension 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,
Lactocef 125mg Suspension 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
Lactocef 125mg Suspension is safe to use in patients with li
ver disease. No dose adjustment of Lactocef 125mg Suspension is recommended.

Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions for Lactocef 125mg Suspension

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 Lactocef 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
Lactocef may cause yeast infections, but it is not known to cause constipation
Lactocef is safe if used at prescribed doses for the prescribed duration as advised by your doctor
Lactocef needs to be stored at 20° to 25°C.

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