Lactocef 125mg Suspension

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Composition for Lactocef 125mg Suspension

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44.02
30 ml in 1 bottle
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Medicine Overview of Lactocef Suspension

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Uses of Lactocef Suspension

Lactocef 125mg Suspension 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, blood, abdomen, genital and lungs (pneumonia). It is also used to prevent infections after surgery.
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Side effects of Lactocef Suspension

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Nausea, Diarrhoea, Allergic reaction.

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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 bacteria by preventing them from forming their own protective covering which is required for their survival in the human body.

In Depth Information on Lactocef Suspension

Expert advice for Lactocef Suspension

  • Make sure you complete the course even if you start to feel better.
  • Discontinue Lactocef and inform your doctor immediately if you get a rash, itchy skin, swelling in 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, Lactocef can interact with your medications and increase your bleeding tendencies.
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Warnings
Special precautions for Lactocef 125mg Suspension
Alcohol
SAFE
It is generally safe to consume alcohol with Lactocef 125mg Suspension.
Pregnancy
PROBABLY SAFE
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.
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Lactation
SAFE
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.

Avoid prolonged use of Lactocef 125mg Suspension, since it may have possible effects such as rash and diarrhea.
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Driving
Do not drive unless you are feeling well.

Lactocef 125mg Suspension may cause a headache, dizziness, nervousness, sleeplessness, and fatigue, therefore the ability to drive may be influenced.
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Kidney
CAUTION
Lactocef 125mg Suspension should be used with caution in pat
ients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Lactocef 125mg Suspension may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
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Liver
Lactocef 125mg Suspension is probably safe to use in patient
s with liver disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Lactocef 125mg Suspension may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.
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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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