Medicine Overview of Oceph Syrup
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.
Oceph Syrup related warnings
Special precautions for Oceph Syrup
Oceph 125mg Syrup may cause symptoms such as flushing, incre+more
ased heartbeat, nausea, thirst, chest pain and low blood pressure with alcohol (Disulfiram reactions)....
Oceph 125mg Syrup is probably safe to use during pregnancy.+more
Animal studies have shown low or no adverse effect on the foetus, however, there are limited human studies. Please consult your doctor....
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.+more
Avoid prolonged use of Oceph 125mg Syrup, since it may have possible effects such as rash and diarrhea....
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+more
decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive....
Oceph 125mg Syrup should be used with caution in patients wi+more
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+more
iver disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Oceph 125mg Syrup may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor....
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.
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
Q. Does Oceph treat strep or sore throat, urinary tract infection (UTI), bladder infection, or tooth infection?
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.
Substitutes for Oceph Syrup
Sefdin 125mg Syrup
Unichem Laboratories Ltd
₹3.7/ml of Syrup
Adcef Insta Use Syrup
Torrent Pharmaceuticals Ltd
₹4.21/ml of Syrup
Cefdipar 125mg Dry Syrup
Parenteral Drugs India Ltd
₹2.23/ml of Dry Syrup
Kefnir 125mg Suspension
Glenmark Pharmaceuticals Ltd
₹2.44/ml of Suspension
Zefdinir 125mg Suspension
₹3.24/ml of Suspension