Procef 100mg Dry Syrup

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Introduction

Procef 100mg Dry Syrup is an antibiotic medicine used to treat bacterial infections in your body. It is effective in infections of the lungs (eg. pneumonia), ear, urinary tract, skin and soft tissues, bones and joints, blood, and heart. It is also used to prevent infections during surgery.

Procef 100mg Dry Syrup fights and stops the growth of many types of bacteria. This helps to improve your symptoms and cure the underlying infection. Your doctor will decide the correct dose for you. You should use this medicine regularly at evenly spaced intervals as per the schedule prescribed by your doctor. Do not skip any doses and finish the full course of treatment even if you feel better. Stopping the medicine too early may lead to the infection returning or worsening.

The most common side effects of this medicine include rash and diarrhea. These side effects are usually mild but let your doctor know if they bother you or last more than a few days.

Before using it, you should tell your doctor if you are allergic to any antibiotics, and if you have any liver or kidney problems. You should also let your healthcare team know about all other medicines you are taking as they may affect, or be affected by this medicine. Pregnant and breastfeeding mothers should consult their doctor before using it.

Uses of Procef Dry Syrup

Benefits of Procef Dry Syrup

In Bacterial infections

Procef 100mg Dry Syrup kills the infection-causing bacteria in your body. This medicine is used to treat many different types of infections such as those of the brain (meningitis), lungs (pneumonia), ear, abdomen, urinary tract, bones and joints, skin, blood, and heart. This medicine usually makes you feel better within a few days, but you should continue taking it as prescribed even when you feel better. Stopping it early may make the infection come back and harder to treat.

Side effects of Procef Dry Syrup

Most side effects do not require any medical attention and disappear as your body adjusts to the medicine. Consult your doctor if they persist or if you’re worried about them

Common side effects of Procef

  • Rash
  • Allergic reaction
  • Nausea
  • Diarrhea

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. Procef 100mg Dry Syrup may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.

How Procef Dry Syrup works

Procef 100mg Dry Syrup is an antibiotic. It kills the bacteria by preventing them from forming the bacterial protective covering (cell wall) which is needed for them to survive.

Safety advice

Alcohol
SAFE
Consuming alcohol with Procef 100mg Dry Syrup does not cause any harmful side effects.
Pregnancy
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Procef 100mg Dry Syrup is generally considered safe to use during pregnancy. Animal studies have shown low or no adverse effects to the developing baby; however, there are limited human studies.
Breast feeding
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Procef 100mg Dry Syrup is safe to use during breastfeeding. Human studies suggest that the drug does not pass into the breastmilk in a significant amount and is not harmful to the baby.
Avoid prolonged use of Procef 100mg Dry Syrup, since it may have possible effects such as rash and diarrhea.
Driving
UNSAFE
Procef 100mg Dry Syrup may decrease alertness, affect your vision or make you feel sleepy and dizzy. Do not drive if these symptoms occur.
Kidney
CAUTION
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.
Regular monitoring of kidney function may be advised while you are taking this medicine.
Liver
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Procef 100mg Dry Syrup is safe to use in patients with liver disease. No dose adjustment of Procef 100mg Dry Syrup is recommended.

What if you forget to take Procef Dry Syrup?

If you miss a dose of Procef 100mg Dry Syrup, 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.

Alternate brands

For informational purposes only. Consult a doctor before taking any medicines.
No alternate brands found for this medicine

Quick tips

  • Your doctor has prescribed Procef 100mg Dry Syrup 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 harder to treat.
  • Discontinue Procef 100mg Dry Syrup 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 does not stop or if you find blood in your stools.
  • Take it with food to avoid an upset stomach.

Fact Box

Chemical Class
Broad Spectrum (Third & fourth generation cephalosporins)
Habit Forming
No
Therapeutic Class
ANTI INFECTIVES
Action Class
Cephalosporins: 3 generation

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FAQs

Q. Is Procef 100mg Dry Syrup the same as penicillin?

No, Procef 100mg Dry Syrup is not the same as penicillin. Procef 100mg Dry Syrup belongs to the third generation class of cephalosporins. Procef 100mg Dry Syrup is active against numerous gram-positive and gram-negative bacteria, including several with resistance to other antibiotics such as penicillin.

Q. What kind of infections does Procef 100mg Dry Syrup treat?

Procef 100mg Dry Syrup is an antibiotic used to treat conditions such as lower respiratory tract infections (related to the lungs, windpipe and airways), skin and skin structure infections, urinary tract infections, pelvic inflammatory disease, bacterial septicemia, bone and joint infections, and meningitis (brain related).

Q. Can the use of Procef 100mg Dry Syrup cause diarrhea?

Yes, the use of Procef 100mg Dry Syrup can cause diarrhea. Procef 100mg Dry Syrup is an antibiotic which kills the harmful bacteria. However, it also affects the helpful bacteria in your stomach or intestine and causes diarrhea. If diarrhea persists, talk to your doctor about it.

Q. What if I do not get better after using Procef 100mg Dry Syrup?

Inform your doctor if you do not feel better even after finishing the full course of treatment. You must also inform your doctor if the symptoms get worse while using this medicine.

Q. Can I stop taking Procef 100mg Dry Syrup when my symptoms are relieved or when I feel better?

No, do not stop taking Procef 100mg Dry Syrup before completing the full course of treatment. You may start feeling better before the infection is completely cured. But, it is important to take this medicine for the full duration advised by the doctor.

Q. What if I forget to take a dose of Procef 100mg Dry Syrup?

If you have missed a dose of Procef 100mg Dry Syrup, take it as soon as you remember. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, take it in the regular schedule instead of taking the missed dose. Do not double the dose to make up for the missed one as this may increase the chances of developing side effects.

Q. Is Procef 100mg Dry Syrup effective?

Procef 100mg Dry Syrup is effective if used in the dose and duration advised by your doctor. Do not stop taking it even if you see improvement in your condition. If you stop using Procef 100mg Dry Syrup too early, the symptoms may return or worsen.

Q. How long does Procef 100mg Dry Syrup take to work?

Usually, Procef 100mg Dry Syrup starts working soon after you take it. However, it may take some days to kill all the harmful bacteria and relieve your symptoms completely.

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References

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