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Mahacef-OZ Tablet


Overview

Uses of Mahacef-OZ Tablet

Mahacef-OZ Tablet side effects

Common
  • Headache
  • Dizziness
  • Stomach pain
  • Nausea
  • Flatulence
  • Diarrhea
  • Loss of appetite
  • Dyspepsia

How to use Mahacef-OZ 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-OZ Tablet is to be taken with food.

How Mahacef-OZ Tablet works

Mahacef-OZ Tablet is a combination of two antibiotics: Cefixime and Ornidazole. Cefixime works by preventing the formation of the bacterial protective covering which is essential for the survival of bacteria in the human body. Ornidazole kills other infectious microorganisms in addition to bacteria by damaging their DNA. Together, they treat your infection effectively.

Mahacef-OZ Tablet related warnings

Alcohol
CAUTION
It is unsafe to consume alcohol with Mahacef-OZ Tablet.
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Mahacef-OZ Tablet may be unsafe to use during pregnancy.
Animal studies have shown adverse effects on the fetus, however, there are limited human studies. The benefits from use in pregnant women may be acceptable despite the risk. Please consult your doctor.
Lactation
No information is available on the use of Mahacef-OZ Tablet during lactation. Please consult your doctor.
Driving
Do not drive unless you are feeling well.
Kidney
Mahacef-OZ Tablet is probably safe to use in patients with kidney disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Mahacef-OZ Tablet may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
CAUTION
Mahacef-OZ Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Mahacef-OZ Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

Alternate Brands

For informational purposes only. Consult a doctor before taking any medicines.
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Expert Advice

  • You have been prescribed Mahacef-OZ 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.
  • Take it with food to avoid an upset stomach.
  • 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.
  • Discontinue Mahacef-OZ Tablet and inform your doctor immediately if you get a rash, itchy skin, swelling of face and mouth, or have difficulty in breathing.
  • Inform your doctor if you are pregnant or planning to conceive or breastfeeding.

Patient Concerns

Questions Related to Mahacef-OZ

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Taxim oz tab is given for what problem
Dr. Sunil Sekhri
Diabetes Specialist
it is used to treat infections
14 yrs girl suffering from abdominal pain. Given 1) Dompan 2)mahacef oz tab 3) drotin ds syp but not relief. What to do ?
Dr. Rahul Yadav
Child Specialist
Hello, please continue the medicines as adviced. In addition if pain is too much, give tab Ultracet 1 tab SOS for pain, max every 8 hrly.
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User Feedback


FAQs

Q. What if I miss my dose?

Take Mahacef-OZ as soon as you remember it. However, do not take it if it's almost time for your next dose. Also, do not take an extra dose to make up for your missed dose.

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References
  1. Cefixime. Guildford, Surrey: SANOFI; 2009 [revised 28 Jun. 2018]. [Accessed 09 Apr. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link
  2. Ornidazole. Auckland, New Zealand: Teva Pharma (New Zealand) Limited; 2017. [Accessed 09 Apr. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link
  3. Cefixime. Baltimore, Maryland: Lupin Pharmaceuticals Inc.; 1986 [revised May 2012]. [Accessed 10 Apr. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link
  4. ScienceDirect. Ornidazole. [Accessed 09 Apr. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link
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