Megacef 200mg Tablet

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Composition for Megacef 200mg Tablet

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Medicine Overview of Megacef Tablet

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Uses of Megacef Tablet

Megacef 200mg 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, ear, bone, blood, abdomen, genital and lungs (pneumonia). It is also used to prevent infections after surgery.
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Side effects of Megacef Tablet

Common

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 200mg Tablet with food.

How Megacef Tablet works

Megacef 200mg tablet is an antibiotic. It kills bacteria by preventing them from forming their own protective covering which is required for their survival in the human body.

In Depth Information on Megacef Tablet

Expert advice for Megacef Tablet

  • Make sure you complete the course even if you start to feel better.
  • Discontinue Megacef 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.
  • If you're on blood thinners, Megacef can interact with your medications and increase your bleeding tendencies.
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Warnings
Special precautions for Megacef 200mg Tablet
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Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
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Pregnancy
PROBABLY SAFE
Megacef 200mg 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
SAFE
Megacef 200mg 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 Megacef 200mg Tablet, since it may have possible effects such as rash and diarrhea.
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Driving
Megacef 200mg Tablet may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, tired,
or decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive.
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Kidney
Megacef 200mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients
with severe kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Megacef 200mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
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Liver
SAFE
Megacef 200mg Tablet is safe to use in patients with liver d
isease. No dose adjustment of Megacef 200mg Tablet is recommended.
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Severely interacts with other drugs like
Nocidos 500mg Tablet, Sobinate 500mg Tablet, Sodarise 500mg Tablet, Sodarise 1000mg Tablet

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 200mg 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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