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Pecef 100 mg/5ml Suspension

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Composition for Pecef 100 mg/5ml Suspension

Prescription Required

Primary uses of Pecef 100 mg/5ml Suspension

MRP
158
30 ml in 1 bottle
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Medicine Overview of Pecef Suspension

Uses of Pecef Suspension

Pecef 100 mg/5ml Suspension 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.

Pecef Suspension side effects

Common

Side Effects of Pecef are Rash, Vomiting, Nausea, Diarrhoea.

How to use Pecef Suspension

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. Pecef 100 mg/5ml Suspension is to be taken with food.

How Pecef Suspension works

Pecef 100 mg/5ml Suspension is an antibiotic. It kills bacteria by preventing them from forming the bacterial protective covering which is needed for them to survive.

In Depth Information on Pecef Suspension

Expert advice for Pecef Suspension

  • Your doctor has prescribed Pecef 100 mg/5ml Suspension to cure your infection and improve your symptoms.
  • Do not skip any doses and finish the full course of treatment even if you feel better. Stopping it early may make the infection to come back and harder to treat.
  • Discontinue Pecef 100 mg/5ml Suspension 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.
  • Take it with food to avoid an upset stomach.
  • Avoid consuming alcohol while taking Pecef 100 mg/5ml Suspension as it may cause increased side effects.
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Pecef Suspension related warnings
Special precautions for Pecef Suspension
Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Pregnancy
PROBABLY SAFE
Pecef 100 mg/5ml Suspension 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
Pecef 100 mg/5ml Suspension 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 Pecef 100 mg/5ml Suspension, since it may have possible effects such as rash and diarrhea.
Driving
Pecef 100 mg/5ml Suspension may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, tired, or decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive.
Kidney
Pecef 100 mg/5ml Suspension should be used with caution in patients with severe kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Pecef 100 mg/5ml Suspension may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
SAFE
Pecef 100 mg/5ml Suspension is safe to use in patients with liver disease. No dose adjustment of Pecef 100 mg/5ml Suspension is recommended.

What if you miss a dose of Pecef Suspension?uses

If you miss a dose of Pecef 100 mg/5ml Suspension, 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 Pecef Suspension

Frequently asked questions about Cefpodoxime

Q. Is Pecef an antibiotic?
Yes, Pecef is an antibiotic, it belongs to a group of antibiotics known as cephalosporins.
Q. Is Pecef safe to use?
Pecef is safe to use at the prescribed dose for prescribed duration as advised by the doctor. Patients should follow the advice of the doctor regarding its use.
Q. Is Pecef a steroid?
Pecef is not a steroid. It is an antibiotic which belongs to the class of medication known as cephalosporin.
Q. Is Pecef related to penicillin?
Pecef belongs to the group of medicines known as cephalosporins. Both Penicillins and cephalosporins belong to the group of beta-lactam antibiotics as they contain the beta-lactam ring.
Q. Can I take Pecef with ibuprofen?
Pecef can be taken with ibuprofen. No drug-drug interactions have been reported between the two. However, this does not mean that interactions cannot occur. Please consult your doctor before taking the two medicines together.
Q. Does Pecef treat chlamydia?
Pecef has not shown any activity against chlamydia. Please consult your doctor for the treatment of chlamydial infection.
Q. Does Pecef cover pseudomonas?
Pecef has not been reported to be active against pseudomonas. Please consult your doctor for the treatment of any pseudomonal infection.
Q. Does cefuroxime have penicillin?
No, cefuroxime does not contain penicillin.
Q. Does Pecef cover methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA)?
Pecef is not active against methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA), rather there has been reported an inherent resistance against this bacteria.
Q. Does Pecef cover enterococcus?
Pecef has not been reported to be active against enterococcus.

Severely interacts with other drugs like

Taking Pecef with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Pecef with Magaldrate
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Magaldrate: Magflux, Magasip
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