Megacef 100mg Tablet

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Composition for Megacef 100mg Tablet

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Medicine Overview of Megacef Tablet

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Uses of Megacef Tablet

Megacef 100mg Tablet is used in the treatment of Bacterial infections.
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Side effects of Megacef Tablet

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Nausea, Diarrhoea, Allergic reaction.

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How to use Megacef 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. It is better to take Megacef 100mg Tablet with food.

How Megacef Tablet works

Megacef 100mg tablet is an antibiotic. It kills the bacteria by attacking their cell wall. Specifically, it prevents the synthesis of a substance in the cell wall called peptidoglycan, which provides the cell wall with the strength required for survival of bacteria in human body.

In Depth Information on Megacef Tablet

Expert advice for Megacef Tablet

  • Always take the complete course of treatment, as advised by your doctor even if you feel better.
  • Never take an antibiotic for a viral infection like a cold or the flu.
  • Can lead to nausea and diarrhoea frequently. If this becomes severe or persistent or you notice that your stool contains blood or mucus you should stop taking Megacef immediately and consult your doctor.
  • Inform your doctor if you develop a rash or other unexpected symptoms.
  • Inform your doctor if there is the previous history of drug allergy.
  • Inform your doctor if you have ever been diagnosed with kidney or liver problems.
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Warnings
Special precautions for Megacef 100mg Tablet
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Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
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Pregnancy
PROBABLY SAFE
Megacef 100mg 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.
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Lactation
CAUTION
Megacef 100mg Tablet should be used with caution during lact
ation. Breast feeding should be held until the treatment of the mother is completed and the drug is eliminated from her body.
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Driving
Megacef 100mg Tablet may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, tired,
or decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive.
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Kidney
CAUTION
Megacef 100mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients
with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Megacef 100mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
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Liver
There is no data available. Please consult doctor before consuming the drug.
Severely interacts with other drugs like
Nodosis 500mg Tablet, Sodapill 500mg Tablet, Magflux Syrup, Nodosis 1000mg/15ml Suspension

Missed Dosageuses

If you miss a dose of Cefpodoxime, 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 for Megacef 100mg Tablet

Frequently asked questions for Cefpodoxime

Yes, Megacef is an antibiotic, it belongs to a group of antibiotics known as cephalosporins.
Megacef is not a sulfa drug, it belongs to a class of medicines known as cephalosporin antibiotics.
Megacef is safe to use at the prescribed dose for prescribed duration as advised by the doctor. Patients should follow the advice of the doctor regarding its use.
Megacef is not a steroid. It is an antibiotic which belongs to the class of medication known as cephalosporin.
Megacef belongs to the group of medicines known as cephalosporins. Both Penicillins and cephalosporins belong to the group of beta-lactam antibiotics as they contain the beta-lactam ring.
Yes. Megacef is safe if used at prescribed doses for the prescribed duration as advised by the doctor.
Q. Can I take Megacef with ibuprofen?
Megacef can be taken with ibuprofen. No drug-drug interactions have been reported between the two. However, this does not mean that interactions cannot occur. Please consult your doctor before taking the two medicines together.
Megacef has not shown any activity against chlamydia. Please consult your doctor for the treatment of chlamydial infection.
Megacef has not been reported to be active against pseudomonas. Please consult your doctor for the treatment of any pseudomonal infection.
No, cefuroxime does not contain penicillin.
Megacef is not active against methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA), rather there has been reported an inherent resistance against this bacteria.
Megacef has not been reported to be active against enterococcus.
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