Medicine Overview of Procef Dry Syrup
Uses of Procef Dry Syrup
Procef 100mg Dry Syrup is used in the treatment of bacterial infections.
Side effects of Procef Dry Syrup
Nausea, Diarrhoea, Allergic reaction.
How to use Procef 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. It can be taken with or without food, but it is better to take Procef 100mg Dry Syrup at a fixed time.
How Procef Dry Syrup works
Procef 100mg dry syrup 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 Procef Dry Syrup
Expert advice for Procef Dry Syrup
- 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 Procef 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.
Special precautions for Procef 100mg Dry Syrup
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Procef 100mg Dry 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.
Procef 100mg 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.+more
Avoid prolonged use of Procef 100mg Dry Syrup, since it may have possible effects such as rash and diarrhea....
Avoid prolonged use of Procef 100mg Dry Syrup, since it may have possible effects such as rash and diarrhea.
Procef 100mg Dry Syrup may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, tire+more
d, or decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive....
Procef 100mg Dry Syrup should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Procef 100mg Dry Syrup may be needed. Please consult your doctor.+more
Regular monitoring of kidney function may be advised while you are taking this medicine....
Regular monitoring of kidney function may be advised while you are taking this medicine.
Procef 100mg Dry Syrup is safe to use in patients with liver+more
disease. No dose adjustment of Procef 100mg Dry Syrup is recommended....
If you miss a dose of Cefotaxime, 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 for Procef 100mg Dry Syrup
Frequently asked questions for Cefotaxime
Q. Is cefotaxime a sulfa, penicillin or broad spectrum antibiotic?
Cefotaxime does not contain sulfa and is not a penicillin drug. It is a third generation, broad spectrum cephalosporin antibiotic
Q. Is cefotaxime compatible with potassium and TPN?
Yes, cefotaxime can be given with potassium and TPN (total parenteral nutrition)
No, Procef is not an ototoxic drug when given alone, but when given along with aminoglycoside antibiotics (gentamicin, tobramycin), it may increase ototoxicity
Procef is a bactericidal agent
Procef is active against Escherichia coli, group A and B streptococci, pseudomonas and staphylococcus bacteria. In some cases, Streptococcus pneumonia may show resistance to the drug. It may not be effective against methicillin- resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA).
Substitutes for Procef
No substitutes found for this medicine