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Ocef 250mg Tablet

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Composition for Ocef 250mg Tablet

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Primary uses of Ocef 250mg Tablet

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Medicine Overview of Ocef Tablet

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Uses of Ocef Tablet

Ocef 250mg 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, blood, and lungs (pneumonia). It is also used to prevent infections after surgery.
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Ocef Tablet side effects

Common

Nausea, Diarrhoea, Allergic reaction.

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How to use Ocef 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. Ocef 250mg Tablet is to be taken with food.
Avoid Ocef 250mg Tablet with dietary sodium.

How Ocef Tablet works

Ocef 250mg Tablet is an antibiotic. It works by preventing the formation of the bacterial protective covering which is essential for the survival of bacteria in the human body.

In Depth Information on Ocef Tablet

Expert advice for Ocef Tablet

  • Your doctor has prescribed Ocef to cure your infection and improve symptoms.
  • Do not skip any doses and finish the full course of treatment even if you feel better.
  • Discontinue Ocef 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, Ocef can interact with your medications and increase your bleeding tendencies.
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Ocef Tablet related warnings
Special precautions for Ocef Tablet
Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Pregnancy
PROBABLY SAFE
Ocef 250mg 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.
Lactation
SAFE
Ocef 250mg 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 Ocef 250mg Tablet, since it may have possible effects such as rash and diarrhea.
Driving
Not relevant, as Ocef 250mg Tablet is intended for use in hospitalised patients.
Kidney
There is limited information available on the use of Ocef 250mg Tablet in patients with kidney disease. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
There is limited information available on the use of Ocef 250mg Tablet in patients with liver disease. Please consult your doctor.

What if you miss a dose of Ocef Tablet?uses

If you miss a dose of Ocef 250mg Tablet, 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.

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Frequently asked questions about Ocef Tablet

Frequently asked questions about 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 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.
Q. Is it safe to take Ocef with paracetamol (acetaminophen)?
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 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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