Ocef 125mg Dry Syrup

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Gujarat Terce Laboratories Ltd

Composition for Ocef 125mg Dry Syrup

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30 ml in 1 bottle
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Medicine Overview of Ocef Dry Syrup

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Uses of Ocef Dry Syrup

Ocef 125mg Dry Syrup is used in the treatment of Bacterial infections
It is used in serious bacterial infections of various body parts like urinary tract, skin and soft-tissue, blood, brain and lungs (pneumonia). It is also used to prevent infections after surgery.
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Side effects of Ocef Dry Syrup

Common

Nausea, Diarrhoea, Allergic reaction.

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How to use Ocef Dry Syrup

Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Check the label for directions before use. Dissolve the powder in sterile water. Shake well and use. It is better to take Ocef 125mg Dry Syrup with food.
Avoid Ocef 125mg Dry Syrup with dietary sodium.

How Ocef Dry Syrup works

Ocef 125mg dry syrup is a cephalosporin antibiotic. It prevents bacteria from making their own protective cell wall. This causes the bacteria to rupture and finally death.

In Depth Information on Ocef Dry Syrup

Expert advice for Ocef Dry Syrup

  • 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 Ocef 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 Ocef 125mg Dry Syrup
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Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
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Pregnancy
PROBABLY SAFE
Ocef 125mg Dry Syrup 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
Ocef 125mg Dry Syrup 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 Ocef 125mg Dry Syrup, since it may have possible effects such as rash and diarrhea.
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Driving
Not relevant, as Ocef 125mg Dry Syrup is intended for use in hospitalised patients.
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Kidney
UNSAFE
Ocef 125mg Dry Syrup is probably unsafe to use in patients with kidney disease and should be avoided. Please consult your doctor.

Caution to be advised in patients with impaired renal function.
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Liver
There is no data available. Please consult doctor before consuming the drug.

Missed Dosageuses

If you miss a dose of Cefuroxime, 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 Ocef 125mg Dry Syrup

Frequently asked questions for Cefuroxime

Yes, Ocef is an antibiotic. It is a second-generation cephalosporin antibiotic used to treat various infections.
Ocef belongs to the cephalosporin antibiotics and is not a penicillin drug. However, its chemical structure and action is similar to penicillin.
Ocef is safe if used at prescribed doses for the prescribed duration as advised by your doctor
Ocef is not a steroid molecule. It is an antibiotic which belongs to the group of cephalosporins.
Ocef is not known to cause hemolysis in glucose-6-phosphate dehydrogenase (G6PD) deficient individuals. However, ask your doctor before taking Ocef if you are G6PD deficient.
Ocef is not a fluoroquinolone. It is a second-generation cephalosporin antibiotic which is different from fluoroquinolones.
Ocef is indicated for the treatment of uncomplicated urinary tract infection (UTI). Its effectiveness would depend on the infecting organism and hence you should consult your doctor for the right diagnosis and treatment.
Q. Can Ocef be taken with azithromycin?
Ocef is not known to have any clinically meaningful interaction with azithromycin. However, both are antibiotics and should be used only when advised by the doctor.
Q. Can Ocef be taken with doxycycline?
Ocef is not known to have any clinically meaningful interaction with doxycyclin. However, both are antibiotics and should be used only when advised by the doctor.
Q. Is it safe to take Ocef with pseudoephedrine?
Ocef is not known to have any clinically meaningful interaction with pseudoephedrine. However, interactions can occur. Ask your doctor before taking the drugs together.
Q. Can Ocef be taken with naproxen?
Ocef is not known to have any clinically meaningful interaction with naproxen. However, interactions can occur. Ask your doctor before taking the drugs together.
Ocef is not known to have any clinically meaningful interaction with paracetamol. However, interactions can occur. Ask your doctor before taking the drugs together.
Ocef has a sulfur molecule in its structure. However, it is a beta-lactam antibiotic and allergic reactions due to the drug are because of the beta-lactam ring present in its structure. Report to your doctor if you are allergic to penicillins, cephalosporins, or sulfa drugs before taking the drug.
Ocef like any other drug has an expiry data and should not be used after that. Please check the package insert before using the medicine.
Ocef is indicated in the treatment of pneumonia. However, its effectiveness would depend on the infecting organism and hence you should consult your doctor for the right diagnosis and treatment.
No, Ocef does not have penicillin in it. It is a cephalosporin antibiotic which is similar to penicillin.
Ocef is not known to cause constipation. It is associated with diarrhea. However, if you experience any such symptom while taking Ocef, consult your doctor.
Yes, Ocef is active against staphylococcus. However, strains resistant to the drug have also been reported. Talk to your doctor for the right diagnosis and treatment of your infection.
Ocef use is not associated with tiredness. However, if you experience tiredness while taking Ocef, consult your doctor.
Q. Can I take alprazolam with Ocef?
No drug interactions have been reported when Ocef is used with alprazolam. However, interactions can occur. Please consult your doctor before taking the two medicines together.
Q. Can I take Ocef with ibuprofen?
No drug interactions have been reported when Ocef is used with ibuprofen. However, interactions can occur. Please consult your doctor before taking the two medicines together.
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