Oceph 125mg Syrup

Zuventus Healthcare Ltd

Composition for Oceph 125mg Syrup

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Primarily used for

30 ml in 1 bottle

Medicine Overview of Oceph Syrup


Uses of Oceph Syrup

Oceph 125mg Syrup 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.

Side effects of Oceph Syrup


Nausea, Diarrhoea, Allergic reaction.


How to use Oceph Syrup

Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Check the label for directions before use. Measure it with a measuring cup and take it by mouth. Shake well before use. Oceph 125mg Syrup may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.

How Oceph Syrup works

Oceph 125mg Syrup 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 Oceph Syrup

Expert advice for Oceph Syrup

  • Your doctor has prescribed Oceph 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 Oceph 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, Oceph can interact with your medications and increase your bleeding tendencies.
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Oceph Syrup related warnings
Special precautions for Oceph Syrup
Oceph 125mg Syrup may cause symptoms such as flushing, incre
ased heartbeat, nausea, thirst, chest pain and low blood pressure with alcohol (Disulfiram reactions).
Oceph 125mg 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.
Oceph 125mg 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 Oceph 125mg Syrup, since it may have possible effects such as rash and diarrhea.
Oceph 125mg Syrup may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, tired, or
decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive.
Oceph 125mg Syrup should be used with caution in patients wi
th kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Oceph 125mg Syrup may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Oceph 125mg Syrup is probably safe to use in patients with l
iver disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Oceph 125mg Syrup may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.

Missed Dosageuses

If you miss a dose of Cefdinir, 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 about Oceph Syrup

Frequently asked questions about Cefdinir

Q. Is cefdinir a penicillin or sulfa drug?
No, cefdinir is not a penicillin or sulfa drug. It is a cephalosporin antibiotic
Oceph can reduce effectiveness of birth control pills. Please consult your doctor before taking the drug
Oceph may cause diarrhea or red stool but it is not known to cause constipation
Q. Can I take cefdinir with Allegra (fexofenadine hydrochloride), Benadryl (diphenhydramine), Mucinex (guaifenesin), Nyquil (acetaminophen, dextromethorphan, doxylamine, and pseudoephedrine), Sudafed (dextromethorphan and phenylephrine), Tylenol (acetaminophen), hydrocodone, or ibuprofen?
Cefdinir is not reported to interact with Allegra, Benadryl, Nyquil, Sudafed, Tylenol, hydrocodone, or ibuprofen. Please follow the advice of the doctor regarding their simultaneous use
Yes, you can take Oceph in strep or sore throat; UTI, or bladder infection. Please consult your doctor for your medical condition before taking the drug
Yes. Oceph is gluten free. However, please refer to package insert of the prescribed brand before use
Yes, Oceph is available as generic drug
Oceph needs to be stored at 15° to 30°C. It should not be frozen
Oceph is relatively safe if used at prescribed doses for the prescribed duration as advised by your doctor.

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