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Maccef 250 mg Tablet

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Composition for Maccef 250 mg Tablet

Prescription Required

Primary uses of Maccef 250 mg Tablet

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₹32/Tablet
10 tablets in 1 strip
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Medicine Overview of Maccef Tablet

Uses of Maccef Tablet

Maccef 250 mg Tablet 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, and lungs (pneumonia). It is also used to prevent infections after surgery.

Maccef Tablet side effects

Common

Side Effects of Maccef are Rash, Vomiting, Allergic reaction, Increased liver enzymes, Nausea, Diarrhoea.

How to use Maccef 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. Maccef 250 mg Tablet is to be taken with food.
Avoid Maccef 250 mg Tablet with dietary sodium.

How Maccef Tablet works

Maccef 250 mg Tablet is an antibiotic. It kills bacteria by preventing them from forming the bacterial protective covering which is needed for them to survive.

In Depth Information on Maccef Tablet

Expert advice for Maccef Tablet

  • Your doctor has prescribed Maccef 250 mg Tablet to cure your infection and improve your symptoms.
  • Do not skip any doses and finish the full course of treatment even if you feel better. Stopping it early may make the infection to come back and harder to treat.
  • Discontinue Maccef 250 mg Tablet 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.
  • Take it with food to avoid an upset stomach.
  • Avoid consuming alcohol while taking Maccef 250 mg Tablet as it may cause increased side effects.
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Maccef Tablet related warnings
Special precautions for Maccef Tablet
Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Pregnancy
PROBABLY SAFE
Maccef 250 mg 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.
Lactation
SAFE
Maccef 250 mg Tablet 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 Maccef 250 mg Tablet, since it may have possible effects such as rash and diarrhea.
Driving
Not relevant, as Maccef 250 mg Tablet is intended for use in hospitalised patients.
Kidney
There is limited information available on the use of Maccef 250 mg Tablet in patients with kidney disease. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
There is limited information available on the use of Maccef 250 mg Tablet in patients with liver disease. Please consult your doctor.

What if you miss a dose of Maccef Tablet?uses

If you miss a dose of Maccef 250 mg Tablet, 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 about Maccef Tablet

Frequently asked questions about Cefuroxime

Q. Is Maccef an antibiotic?
Yes, Maccef is an antibiotic. It is a second-generation cephalosporin antibiotic used to treat various infections.
Q. Is Maccef a form of penicillin drug?
Maccef belongs to the cephalosporin antibiotics and is not a penicillin drug. However, its chemical structure and action is similar to penicillin.
Q. Is Maccef safe?
Maccef is safe if used at prescribed doses for the prescribed duration as advised by your doctor
Q. Is Maccef a steroid?
Maccef is not a steroid molecule. It is an antibiotic which belongs to the group of cephalosporins.
Q. Is Maccef safe in G6PD deficiency?
Maccef is not known to cause hemolysis in glucose-6-phosphate dehydrogenase (G6PD) deficient individuals. However, ask your doctor before taking Maccef if you are G6PD deficient.
Q. Is Maccef useful in the treatment of urinary tract infection (UTI)?
Maccef is indicated for the treatment of uncomplicated urinary tract infection (UTI). Its effectiveness would depend on the infecting organism and hence you should consult your doctor for the right diagnosis and treatment.
Q. Can Maccef be taken with azithromycin?
Maccef is not known to have any clinically meaningful interaction with azithromycin. However, both are antibiotics and should be used only when advised by the doctor.
Q. Can Maccef be taken with doxycycline?
Maccef is not known to have any clinically meaningful interaction with doxycyclin. However, both are antibiotics and should be used only when advised by the doctor.
Q. Is it safe to take Maccef with pseudoephedrine?
Maccef is not known to have any clinically meaningful interaction with pseudoephedrine. However, interactions can occur. Ask your doctor before taking the drugs together.
Q. Can Maccef be taken with naproxen?
Maccef is not known to have any clinically meaningful interaction with naproxen. However, interactions can occur. Ask your doctor before taking the drugs together.
Q. Is it safe to take Maccef with paracetamol (acetaminophen)?
Maccef is not known to have any clinically meaningful interaction with paracetamol. However, interactions can occur. Ask your doctor before taking the drugs together.
Q. Does Maccef expire?
Maccef like any other drug has an expiry data and should not be used after that. Please check the package insert before using the medicine.
Q. Can Maccef help to treat pneumonia?
Maccef is indicated in the treatment of pneumonia. However, its effectiveness would depend on the infecting organism and hence you should consult your doctor for the right diagnosis and treatment.
Q. Does Maccef have penicillin in it?
No, Maccef does not have penicillin in it. It is a cephalosporin antibiotic which is similar to penicillin.
Q. Can the use of Maccef cause constipation?
Maccef is not known to cause constipation. It is associated with diarrhea. However, if you experience any such symptom while taking Maccef, consult your doctor.
Q. Does Maccef cover staphylococci?
Yes, Maccef is active against staphylococcus. However, strains resistant to the drug have also been reported. Talk to your doctor for the right diagnosis and treatment of your infection.
Q. Can the use of Maccef make you feel tired?
Maccef use is not associated with tiredness. However, if you experience tiredness while taking Maccef, consult your doctor.
Q. Can I take alprazolam with Maccef?
No drug interactions have been reported when Maccef is used with alprazolam. However, interactions can occur. Please consult your doctor before taking the two medicines together.
Q. Can I take Maccef with ibuprofen?
No drug interactions have been reported when Maccef is used with ibuprofen. However, interactions can occur. Please consult your doctor before taking the two medicines together.
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