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Rite-O-Cef 50 mg Syrup

Prescription Required

Overview

Uses of Rite-O-Cef Syrup

Rite-O-Cef Syrup side effects

Common
  • Vomiting
  • Nausea
  • Stomach pain
  • Indigestion
  • Diarrhea

How to use Rite-O-Cef Syrup

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. Rite-O-Cef 50 mg Syrup may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.

How Rite-O-Cef Syrup works

Rite-O-Cef 50 mg Syrup is an antibiotic. It kills bacteria by preventing them from forming the bacterial protective covering (cell wall) which is needed for them to survive.

Rite-O-Cef Syrup related warnings

Alcohol
UNSAFE
It is unsafe to consume alcohol with Rite-O-Cef 50 mg Syrup
Pregnancy
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Rite-O-Cef 50 mg 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.
Lactation
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Rite-O-Cef 50 mg 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 Rite-O-Cef 50 mg Syrup, since it may have possible effects such as rash and diarrhea.
Driving
SAFE
Rite-O-Cef 50 mg Syrup does not usually affect your ability to drive.
Kidney
CAUTION
Rite-O-Cef 50 mg Syrup should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Rite-O-Cef 50 mg Syrup may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
CAUTION
Rite-O-Cef 50 mg Syrup should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Rite-O-Cef 50 mg Syrup may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

What if you miss a dose of Rite-O-Cef Syrup?

If you miss a dose of Rite-O-Cef 50 mg 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.

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Expert Advice

  • Your doctor has prescribed Rite-O-Cef 50 mg 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 to come back and harder to treat.
  • Take it with food to avoid an upset stomach.
  • 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.
  • Avoid consuming alcohol while taking Rite-O-Cef 50 mg Syrup as it may cause increased side effects.
  • Discontinue Rite-O-Cef 50 mg Syrup and inform your doctor immediately if you get a rash, itchy skin, swelling of face and mouth, or have difficulty in breathing.

Patient Concerns

Questions Related to Rite-O-Cef

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I had faced an accident before a year and due to that I dameged my left eye cornea. And after some months doctor found bacterial infection. And sinces then I am treating for it. Now problem is bacterial infections has been stuck beteween layers according to doctor. And thats its get control for while and again gets active. And due to that my scar in eyes have also been fat. My vision right now is around 50% bur not clear whitness vision due to scar in centre of eye. Docot are suggesting for cornea transplant but still waiting. I dont know why. So what should I do? Should o go for transplant.
Dr. Vishal Arora
Eye Specialist
If the infection is not going then transplant will be an option. But the way you have described it, it may not be infection but something else. There will always be a difference between what patient describes to what has been told by the doctor. Please consult your doctor. Cannot advise without examination
What are use mega-cv dry syrupChild are not drinking milk
Dr. Pranav Gupta
Child Specialist
Mega CV is an antibiotic used to treat bacterial infections
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FAQs

Q. How long should I take Rite-O-Cef?

You should take Rite-O-Cef as long as advised by your doctor. It is usually prescribed for 7-14 days. Take it for the full duration of your treatment.

Q. Can I stop taking Rite-O-Cef when I feel better?

No, do not stop taking Rite-O-Cef before completing the full course of treatment. Your may start feeling better before the infection is completely cured. So, it is important to take this medicine for the duration advised by the doctor.

Q. Is Rite-O-Cef a strong antibiotic?

Yes, Rite-O-Cef is a strong antibiotic i.e broad-spectrum antibiotic, which is used to treat variety of bacterial infection like Urinary tract infection, Otitis Media, Pharyngitis and Tonsillitis, Bronchitis and Gonorrhea

Q. Can the use of Rite-O-Cef cause diarrhea?

Yes, the use of Rite-O-Cef can cause diarrhea. It 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. Can I stop taking Rite-O-Cef when my symptoms are relieved?

No, do not stop taking Rite-O-Cef and complete the full course of treatment even if you feel better. Your symptoms may improve before the infection is completely cured.

Q. Is Rite-O-Cef used in typhoid?

Indian Association of Pediatrics (IAP) recommends the use of Rite-O-Cef in children for uncomplicated typhoid fever.

Q. How long does Rite-O-Cef takes to work?

Usually, Rite-O-Cef starts working soon after taking it. However, it may take some days to kill all the harmful bacteria and make you feel better.

Q. What if I don't get better after using Rite-O-Cef?

Inform your doctor if you don't feel better after finishing the full course of treatment. Also, inform him if your symptoms are getting worse while using this medicine.

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