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Mahacef-Plus Tablet


Overview

Introduction

Mahacef-Plus Tablet is a combination of two antibiotics. It is prescribed to treat various types of bacterial infections. It fights against the infection by killing the microorganisms and prevents further infections.

Mahacef-Plus 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. A missed dose should be taken as soon as you remember. The course of treatment should be completed.

Some of the side effects of Mahacef-Plus Tablet are nausea, diarrhea, stomach pain, 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.

Uses of Mahacef-Plus Tablet

Mahacef-Plus Tablet side effects

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

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

How Mahacef-Plus Tablet works

Mahacef-Plus Tablet is a combination of two antibiotics: Cefixime and Ofloxacin. Cefixime works by preventing the formation of the bacterial protective covering which is essential for the survival of the bacteria in the human body. Ofloxacin works by preventing the bacteria from reproducing and repairing themselves. Together, they treat your infection effectively.

Mahacef-Plus Tablet related warnings

Alcohol
UNSAFE
It is unsafe to consume alcohol with Mahacef-Plus Tablet
Pregnancy
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Mahacef-Plus Tablet may be unsafe to use during pregnancy. Although there are limited studies in humans, animal studies have shown harmful effects on the developing baby. Your doctor will weigh the benefits and any potential risks before prescribing it to you. Please consult your doctor.
Lactation
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Mahacef-Plus Tablet is probably unsafe to use during breastfeeding. Limited human data suggests that the drug may pass into the breastmilk and harm the baby.
Driving
UNSAFE
Mahacef-Plus Tablet may decrease alertness, affect your vision or make you feel sleepy and dizzy. Do not drive if these symptoms occur.
Kidney
CAUTION
Mahacef-Plus Tablet should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Mahacef-Plus Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
CAUTION
Mahacef-Plus Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Mahacef-Plus Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

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Expert Advice

  • You have been prescribed Mahacef-Plus 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 does not stop or if you find blood in your stools.
  • Discontinue Mahacef-Plus Tablet and inform your doctor immediately if you get a rash, itchy skin, swelling of face and mouth, or have difficulty in breathing.
  • Notify your doctor if you feel pain in your tendons, numbness, or tingling sensations.
  • Inform your doctor if you are pregnant or planning to conceive or breastfeeding.

Patient Concerns

Questions Related to Mahacef-Plus

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Leon 500 mg/mahacef plus better for soar throat and cold?
Dr. Vijay Verma
Ear Nose Throat Specialist
Always take medicines after getting proper examination as many time antibiotics are not required
can i will take mahacef 200 with febrex plus for cold and flu and body pain fever
Dr. Sunil Sekhri
Diabetes Specialist
Antibiotics are given after a clinical check up is done to a assess the severity and extent and type of infection.Take team inhalation, Tab Pyrigesic 500 1 tab SOS, Tab Loridin 1 Od x 3 days
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FAQs

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

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.

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

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

Q. What if I miss my dose?

Take Mahacef-Plus 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.

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

Yes, the use of Mahacef-Plus 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. What if I don't get better after using Mahacef-Plus?

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. Does the use of Mahacef-Plus help treat Urinary tract infections (UTIs)?

The use of Mahacef-Plus is advised in the treatment of Urinary tract infections (UTIs).

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

Yes, the use of Mahacef-Plus can cause diarrhea. Antibiotics can kill the good and helpful bacteria in your stomach or intestine and cause diarrhea. In case of diarrhea, drink plenty of water or other fluids. Talk to your doctor if diarrhea persists and you notice any signs of dehydration, like less urination with dark colored and strong-smelling urine. Do not take any other medicine without consulting a doctor.

Q. What are the treatment options of UTI and how to prevent it?

Take your antibiotics exactly as prescribed and never skip doses. It will help cure the infection faster. Change personal hygiene habits and urinate before and after sexual activity. Drink plenty of water to help clear the bacteria from your body and always try to fully empty your bladder when you pee.

Q. Can I drive while I am taking Mahacef-Plus?

No, taking Mahacef-Plus may make you feel sleepy, dizzy or could affect your eyesight. So, do not drive or use machines until you know how this medicine affects you.

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References
  1. Tiwaskar M. Cefixime-ofloxacin Combination in the Management of Uncomplicated Typhoid Fever in the Indian Community Setting. J Assoc Physicians India. 2019;67:75-80. [Accessed 10 Apr. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link
  2. Cefixime. Guildford, Surrey: SANOFI; 2009 [revised 28 Jun. 2018]. [Accessed 07 Feb. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link
  3. Ofloxacin. Hatfield, Hertfordshire: Generics UK T/A Mylan; 2002 [revised Mar. 2016]. [Accessed 07 Feb. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link
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