Orocef Dry Syrup

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Composition for Orocef NA Dry Syrup

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59.05
30 ml in 1 bottle
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Medicine Overview of Orocef Dry Syrup

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Uses of Orocef Dry Syrup

Orocef Dry 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.
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Side effects of Orocef Dry Syrup

Common

Nausea, Diarrhoea, Allergic reaction.

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How to use Orocef 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. Orocef Dry Syrup may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.

How Orocef Dry Syrup works

Orocef Dry 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 Orocef Dry Syrup

Expert advice for Orocef Dry Syrup

  • Your doctor has prescribed Orocef 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 Orocef 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, Orocef can interact with your medications and increase your bleeding tendencies.
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Orocef Dry Syrup related warnings
Special precautions for Orocef Dry Syrup
Alcohol
CAUTION
Pregnancy
PROBABLY SAFE
Orocef 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
Orocef 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 Orocef Dry Syrup, since it may have possible effects such as rash and diarrhea.
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Driving
SAFE
Orocef Dry Syrup does not usually affect your ability to drive.
Kidney
CAUTION
Orocef Dry Syrup should be used with caution in patients wit
h kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Orocef Dry Syrup may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
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Liver
CAUTION
Orocef Dry Syrup should be used with caution in patients wit
h liver disease. Dose adjustment of Orocef Dry Syrup may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
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Missed Dosageuses

If you miss a dose of Cefixime, 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 Orocef Dry Syrup

Frequently asked questions about Cefixime

Orocef is a cephalosporin antibiotic used for treating many infections, for eg: infections of the ear, throat (e.g. tonsillitis, pharyngitis), chest and lungs (e.g. bronchitis, pneumonia) and urinary tract (e.g. cystitis and kidney infections).
Orocef has not been indicated for the treatment of diarrhea. Please talk to your doctor if you have diarrhea before taking any antibiotics.
Yes, Orocef belongs to a group of antibiotics called 'cephalosporins'.
Safety of Orocef in children less than 6 months of age (includes premature and newborn infants) has not been established. Please consult your doctor before starting any antibiotics in children.
Orocef is not a penicillin. It belongs to a different class of medicines known as cephalosporin and it works in a similar way as penicillins. However, they are different antibiotics. Please consult your doctor regarding their use.
Diarrhea is a common side effect of Orocef. Diarrhea has been more commonly associated with higher doses. Stop the medicine if you have severe watery diarrhea that will not stop and you are feeling weak and have a fever. immediately consult your doctor.
Constipation has not been reported as a side effect with Orocef. Please consult your doctor in case you experience constipation while taking Orocef.
Orocef is not effective against chlamydia infections, so, it is not used for its treatment. Please consult your doctor if you have been diagnosed with a chlamydial infection.
Orocef is a cephalosporin which has an action similar to penicillins but it does not contain any penicillin.
No, Orocef is not active against pseudomonas. Most strains of pseudomonas are resistant to Orocef. Please consult your doctor if you have pseudomonas infections for the appropriate antibiotic treatment.
No, Orocef does not contain sulfur. Please check the package leaflet (patient information leaflet) before using any medicine for its contents.
Orocef is not active against the bacteria (Treponema pallidum) which causes syphilis. So, it is not used for the treatment of syphilis. Please consult your doctor if you have signs and symptoms of syphilis.
Orocef can be used to treat uncomplicated gonorrhea caused by Neisseria gonorrhoeae (both penicillinase and non-penicillinase producing bacteria). However, always talk to your doctor if you have any infection as it should be diagnosed properly by a doctor before the start of antibiotics. Never take antibiotics yourself.
Orocef is not indicated for the treatment of typhoid by the government regulatory authorities. However, Indian Academy of Pediatrics recommend the use of Orocef in children for uncomplicated typhoid fever. It is hence, advisable that you must take the antibiotics for typhoid fever only when it is recommended by your doctor. Do not take antibiotics yourself.
There is no evidence of cefexime affecting birth control (contraception). However, interactions may occur and Orocef may affect the action of birth control pills. Please consult your doctor to confirm whether you require a extra birth control measure while taking Orocef.
Q. Can I take Orocef with azithromycin?
No interactions have been clinically observed between Orocef and azithromycin. However, interactions may occur. Always consult with your doctor before taking two medicines together.
Q. Can I take Orocef and doxycycline together?
No interactions have been clinically observed between Orocef and doxycycline. However, interactions may occur. Always consult with your doctor before taking two medicines together.
Q. Can I take Orocef with paracetamol?
No interactions have been clinically observed between Orocef and paracetamol. However, interactions may occur. Always consult with your doctor before taking two medicines together.
Q. Can I take Orocef with folic acid?
Folic acid can be taken with Orocef as no drug-drug interactions have been clinically observed between them. However, interactions may occur. Please consult your doctor before taking the two medicines together.
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