Pecef 200mg Tablet

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Composition for Pecef 200mg Tablet

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₹15.05/Tablet
10 tablets in 1 strip
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Medicine Overview of Pecef Tablet

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Uses of Pecef Tablet

Pecef 200mg Tablet is used in the treatment of bacterial infections.
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Side effects of Pecef Tablet

Common

Nausea, Diarrhoea, Allergic reaction.

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How to use Pecef 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. It is better to take Pecef 200mg Tablet with food.

How Pecef Tablet works

Pecef 200mg tablet is an antibiotic. It kills the bacteria by attacking their cell wall. Specifically, it prevents the synthesis of a substance in the cell wall called peptidoglycan, which provides the cell wall with the strength required for survival of bacteria in human body.

In Depth Information on Pecef Tablet

Expert advice for Pecef Tablet

  • Always take the complete course of treatment, as advised by your doctor even if you feel better.
  • Never take an antibiotic for a viral infection like a cold or the flu.
  • Can lead to nausea and diarrhoea frequently. If this becomes severe or persistent or you notice that your stool contains blood or mucus you should stop taking Pecef immediately and consult your doctor.
  • Inform your doctor if you develop a rash or other unexpected symptoms.
  • Inform your doctor if there is the previous history of drug allergy.
  • Inform your doctor if you have ever been diagnosed with kidney or liver problems.
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Warnings
Special precautions for Pecef 200mg Tablet
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Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
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Pregnancy
PROBABLY SAFE
Pecef 200mg 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.
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Lactation
SAFE
Pecef 200mg 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 Pecef 200mg Tablet, since it may have possible effects such as rash and diarrhea.
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Driving
Pecef 200mg Tablet may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, tired, o
r decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive.
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Kidney
Pecef 200mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients w
ith severe kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Pecef 200mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
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Liver
SAFE
Pecef 200mg Tablet is safe to use in patients with liver dis
ease. No dose adjustment of Pecef 200mg Tablet is recommended.
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Severely interacts with other drugs like
Nodosis 500mg Tablet, Sodapill 500mg Tablet, Magflux Syrup, Nodosis 1000mg/15ml Suspension

Missed Dosageuses

If you miss a dose of Cefpodoxime, 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 for Pecef 200mg Tablet

Frequently asked questions for Cefpodoxime

Yes, Pecef is an antibiotic, it belongs to a group of antibiotics known as cephalosporins.
Pecef is not a sulfa drug, it belongs to a class of medicines known as cephalosporin antibiotics.
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.
Pecef is not a steroid. It is an antibiotic which belongs to the class of medication known as cephalosporin.
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.
Yes. Pecef is safe if used at prescribed doses for the prescribed duration as advised by the doctor.
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.
Pecef has not shown any activity against chlamydia. Please consult your doctor for the treatment of chlamydial infection.
Pecef has not been reported to be active against pseudomonas. Please consult your doctor for the treatment of any pseudomonal infection.
No, cefuroxime does not contain penicillin.
Pecef is not active against methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA), rather there has been reported an inherent resistance against this bacteria.
Pecef has not been reported to be active against enterococcus.
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