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Mahacef-CV 200 Tablet


Overview

Introduction

Mahacef-CV 200 Tablet is a combination of two medicines. It is prescribed to treat various types of bacterial infections. It treats the infection and prevents further infections by killing the microorganisms.

Mahacef-CV 200 Tablet is a prescription medicine. It can be taken with or without food. Take the medicine in the dose and duration advised by your doctor. Do not consume more than the recommended dose, as this may have harmful effects on your body. If you miss a dose, take it as soon as you remember. The treatment should not be interrupted without consulting your doctor, this may affect the potency of the medicine.

Some of the side effects of Mahacef-CV 200 Tablet are nausea, diarrhea, flatulence, etc. You may also feel dizzy, thus it is advised not to drive or operate machinery. To overcome dizziness you should drink plenty of fluid. If any of the side effects get aggravated, contact your doctor immediately. In cases of severe liver or kidney disease, consult your doctor before you start with the treatment. Consumption of alcohol is not recommended during the treatment.

Uses of Mahacef-CV Tablet

Mahacef-CV Tablet side effects

Common
  • Nausea
  • Diarrhea
  • Stomach pain
  • Indigestion
  • Flatulence

How to use Mahacef-CV 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. Mahacef-CV 200 Tablet may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.

How Mahacef-CV Tablet works

Mahacef-CV 200 Tablet is a combination of two medicines: Cefixime and Clavulanic Acid. Cefixime is an antibiotic. It works by preventing the formation of the bacterial protective covering which is essential for the survival of bacteria. Clavulanic Acid is a beta-lactamase inhibitor which reduces resistance and enhances the activity of Cefixime against bacteria.

Mahacef-CV Tablet related warnings

Alcohol
UNSAFE
It is unsafe to consume alcohol with Mahacef-CV 200 Tablet
Pregnancy
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Mahacef-CV 200 Tablet is generally considered safe to use during pregnancy. Animal studies have shown low or no adverse effects to the developing baby; however, there are limited human studies.
Lactation
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Mahacef-CV 200 Tablet is safe to use during breastfeeding. Human studies suggest that the drug does not pass into the breastmilk in a significant amount and is not harmful to the baby.
Driving
UNSAFE
Mahacef-CV 200 Tablet may cause side effects which could affect your ability to drive.
Mahacef-CV 200 Tablet may cause side effects such as allergic reactions, dizziness or fits that may make you unfit to drive.
Kidney
CAUTION
Mahacef-CV 200 Tablet should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Mahacef-CV 200 Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
CAUTION
Mahacef-CV 200 Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Mahacef-CV 200 Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

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Expert Advice

  • You have been prescribed this combination medicine to treat bacterial infections even if they have developed resistance. 
  • Take it with food and plenty of fluids to avoid an upset stomach.
  • Finish the prescribed course, even if you start to feel better. Stopping it early may make the infection come back and harder to treat.
  • Diarrhea may occur as a side effect. Taking probiotics along with Mahacef-CV 200 Tablet may help. Talk to your doctor if you notice bloody stools or develop abdominal cramps.
  • Stop taking Mahacef-CV 200 Tablet and inform your doctor immediately if you develop an itchy rash, swelling of the face, throat or tongue or breathing difficulties while taking it.

Patient Concerns

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FAQs

Q. How to take Mahacef-CV?

Take this medication by mouth, with or without food as directed by your doctor, usually once a day. If you are consuming chewable tablets, chew thoroughly and then swallow. Complete the full course of this medicine, even if symptoms disappear after a few days.

Q. Is the use of Mahacef-CV contraindicated in patients with impaired renal function?

Mahacef-CV should be used with particular care in patients with severely impaired renal function. Dose modification is advised for patients with moderate or severe renal impairment.

Q. What are the precautions that need to be taken while taking Mahacef-CV?

The dose of Mahacef-CV should be adjusted in patients with impairment of kidneys and for those who have gastrointestinal disease or colitis.

Q. What are the serious side effects associated with the use of Mahacef-CV?

The use of Mahacef-CV can also lead to serious side effects like severe stomach/abdominal pain, persistent nausea/vomiting, unusual tiredness, new signs of infection (e.g., persistent sore throat, fever), yellowing of eyes/skin, dark urine, easy bruising/bleeding, signs of kidney problems (such as change in the amount of urine) and mental/mood changes (such as confusion).

Q. What all should I tell my doctor before starting the course of this medicine?

Please inform your doctor if you are pregnant or trying for a baby or breastfeeding before you start taking this medicine. Let your doctor know if you are using any other medicine.

Q. Can the use of Mahacef-CV cause diarrhea?

Yes, the use of Mahacef-CV can cause diarrhea. It is an antibiotic which kills the harmful bacteria. However, it also affects the helpful bacteria in your stomach or intestine and causes diarrhea. If you are experiencing severe diarrhea, talk to your doctor about it.

Q. How long does Mahacef-CV takes to work?

Usually, Mahacef-CV starts working soon after taking it. However, it may take some days to kill all the harmful bacteria and make you feel better.

Q. What if I don't get better after using Mahacef-CV?

Inform your doctor if you don't feel better after finishing the full course of treatment. Also, inform him if your symptoms are getting worse while using this medicine.

Q. Can I stop taking Mahacef-CV when I feel better?

No, do not stop taking Mahacef-CV and complete the full course of treatment even if you feel better. Your symptoms may improve before the infection is completely cured.

Q. What are the instructions for storage and disposal of Mahacef-CV?

Keep this medicine in the container or the pack it came in, tightly closed. Store it according to the instructions mentioned on the pack or label. Dispose of the unused medicine. Make sure it is not consumed by pets, children and other people.

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References
  1. Cefixime. Guildford, Surrey: SANOFI; 2009 [revised 28 Jun. 2018]. [Accessed 07 Feb. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link
  2. Cefixime. Baltimore, Maryland: Lupin Pharmaceuticals Inc.; 1986 [revised May 2012]. [Accessed 10 Apr. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link
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