Sefonet 100mg Tablet DT

Prescription Required

Your child’s medicine at a glance

Sefonet 100mg Tablet DT is an antibiotic medicine used to treat bacterial infections in your body. It is effective in infections of the lungs (eg. pneumonia), urinary tract, ear, nasal sinus, throat, and skin. It kills bacteria, which helps to improve your symptoms and cure the infection.

Sefonet 100mg Tablet DT should be taken with food. You should take it regularly at evenly spaced intervals as per the schedule prescribed by your doctor. Taking it at the same time every day will help you to remember to take it. The dose will depend on what you are being treated for, but you should always complete a full course of this antibiotic as prescribed by your doctor. Do not stop taking it until you have finished, even when you feel better. If you stop taking it early, some bacteria may survive and the infection may come back. It will not work for viral infections such as flu or the common cold. Using any antibiotic when you do not need it can make it less effective for future infections.

The most common side effects of this medicine include rash, nausea, and diarrhea. Taking this medicine along with some food may help to prevent indigestion and upset stomach. Consult your doctor if you find these side effects bother or worry you.

Before using it, you should tell your doctor if you are allergic to any antibiotics or have any kidney or liver problems. This medicine is generally regarded as safe to use in pregnancy and breastfeeding if prescribed by your doctor. It may blur your vision or make you feel sleepy and dizzy. Do not drive if these symptoms occur.

Uses of Sefonet 100mg Tablet DT in children

Benefits of Sefonet 100mg Tablet DT for your child

In Treatment of Bacterial infections

Sefonet 100mg Tablet DT 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 Sefonet 100mg Tablet DT in children

Sefonet 100mg Tablet DT does not pose serious side effects and is well-tolerated by children. In case the side effects do occur, they’re likely to subside once the body adapts to the medicine. Consult your child’s doctor if these side effects persist or bother your child. The most common side effects include-

Common side effects of Sefonet

  • Rash
  • Nausea
  • Diarrhea

How can I give Sefonet 100mg Tablet DT to my child?

Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Dissolve it in a glass of water before taking it. Sefonet 100mg Tablet DT is to be taken with food.

How Sefonet Tablet DT works

Sefonet 100mg Tablet DT 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

Kidney
CAUTION
Sefonet 100mg Tablet DT should be used with caution in patients with severe kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Sefonet 100mg Tablet DT may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Sefonet 100mg Tablet DT is safe to use in patients with liver disease. No dose adjustment of Sefonet 100mg Tablet DT is recommended.

What if I forget to give Sefonet 100mg Tablet DT to my child?

If you miss a dose of Sefonet 100mg Tablet DT, 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.

All substitutes

For informational purposes only. Consult a doctor before taking any medicines.
Sefonet 100mg Tablet DT
₹11.4/Tablet DT
Xop 100mg Tablet DT
Corona Remedies Pvt Ltd
₹9.66/tablet dt
15% cheaper
Kefpod DT 100 Tablet
Glenmark Pharmaceuticals Ltd
₹10.25/tablet dt
10% cheaper
₹10.92/tablet dt
4% cheaper
Opox 100mg Tablet DT
Hetero Drugs Ltd
₹11.1/tablet dt
3% cheaper
₹11.6/tablet dt
2% costlier

Quick tips

  • Your doctor has prescribed Sefonet 100mg Tablet DT 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 Sefonet 100mg Tablet DT 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.

Fact Box

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

Interaction with drugs

Taking Sefonet with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Brand(s): Magflux, Magasip
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Sodamax, Sobinix, Sobimed
SERIOUS

Patient concerns

arrow
Scar on face due to bacterial infections
Dr. Atul Jain
Dermatology
Pic is not clear, plz visit for proper opinion
I have a history of recurring yeast and bacterial vaginosis infections.
Dr. Sonu Balhara Ahlawat
Obstetrics and Gynaecology
Tab metrogyl 500 mg twice a day x 5 days and tab fluconazole 150 mg three doses alternate days
arrow

FAQs

Q. Is Sefonet 100mg Tablet DT safe to use?

Sefonet 100mg Tablet DT 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. Can the use of Sefonet 100mg Tablet DT cause diarrhea?

Yes, the use of Sefonet 100mg Tablet DT can cause diarrhea. Sefonet 100mg Tablet DT 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. Is Sefonet 100mg Tablet DT an antibiotic?

Yes, Sefonet 100mg Tablet DT is an antibiotic, it belongs to a group of antibiotics known as cephalosporins.

Q. Can Sefonet 100mg Tablet DT cause constipation?

Yes, Sefonet 100mg Tablet DT may cause constipation as a side effect. However, taking mild laxatives may provide relief if you feel constipated. Also, take a fiber-rich diet including fresh fruits, vegetables, whole wheat grains and avoid taking oily and spicy food as it will only worsen your condition. If your constipation gets worse, please consult your doctor.

Q. Can I stop taking Sefonet 100mg Tablet DT when my symptoms are relieved or when I feel better?

No, do not stop taking Sefonet 100mg Tablet DT 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. How long does Sefonet 100mg Tablet DT take to work?

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

Q. What if I do not get better after using Sefonet 100mg Tablet DT?

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 Sefonet 100mg Tablet DT treat UTI?

Yes, Sefonet 100mg Tablet DT may be used to treat UTI (Urinary Tract Infection). Studies suggest that it has better tolerance and helps to treat symptoms of UTI such as foul smelling urine, frequent urination, vaginal irritation, vaginal discharge, stomach pain, etc., effectively. However, not everyone may be prescribed Sefonet 100mg Tablet DT. It is advisable to take it only if prescribed by a doctor.

Related products

Want to share the information?

Disclaimer:

Tata 1mg's sole intention is to ensure that its consumers get information that is expert-reviewed, accurate and trustworthy. However, the information contained herein should NOT be used as a substitute for the advice of a qualified physician. The information provided here is for informational purposes only. This may not cover all possible side effects, drug interactions or warnings or alerts. Please consult your doctor and discuss all your queries related to any disease or medicine. We intend to support, not replace, the doctor-patient relationship.

References

  1. Briggs GG, Freeman RK, editors. A Reference Guide to Fetal and Neonatal Risk: Drugs in Pregnancy and Lactation. 10th ed. Philadelphia, PA: Wolters Kluwer Health; 2015. pp. 226-27.
  2. Drugs.com. Cefpodoxime and Alcohol / Food Interactions. [Accessed 07 Feb. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link
  3. Cefpodoxime Proxetil. Puurs - Belgium: Pharmacia N.V./S.A.; 2003. [Accessed 29 Mar. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link
  4. Central Drugs Standard Control Organisation (CDSCO). [Accessed 28 Mar. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link

Manufacturer/Marketer address

Scf 36, 1st Floor M.Market, Manimajra, Chandigarh-160101
Country of origin: India

MRP
114
Inclusive of all taxes
10 tablet dt in 1 strip
SOLD OUT
NOTIFY ME
Available substitutes
Available substitutes
Contains the same salt composition as
Sefonet 100mg Tablet DT
Verified by experts
Top & trusted brands

INDIA’S LARGEST HEALTHCARE PLATFORM

160M+
Visitors
27M+
Orders Delivered
1800+
Cities
Get the link to download App
Reliable

All products displayed on Tata 1mg are procured from verified and licensed pharmacies. All labs listed on the platform are accredited

Secure

Tata 1mg uses Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) 128-bit encryption and is Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI DSS) compliant

Affordable

Find affordable medicine substitutes, save up to 50% on health products, up to 80% off on lab tests and free doctor consultations.

India's only LegitScript and ISO/IEC 27001 certified online healthcare platform

Know More About Tata 1mgdownArrow

Access medical and health information

Tata 1mg provides you with medical information which is curated, written and verified by experts, accurate and trustworthy. Our experts create high-quality content about medicines, diseases, lab investigations, Over-The-Counter (OTC) health products, Ayurvedic herbs/ingredients, and alternative remedies.

Order medicines online

Get free medicine home delivery in over 1800 cities across India. You can also order Ayurvedic, Homeopathic and other Over-The-Counter (OTC) health products. Your safety is our top priority. All products displayed on Tata 1mg are procured from verified and licensed pharmacies.

Book lab tests

Book any lab tests and preventive health packages from certified labs and get tested from the comfort of your home. Enjoy free home sample collection, view reports online and consult a doctor online for free.

Consult a doctor online

Got a health query? Consult doctors online from the comfort of your home for free. Chat privately with our registered medical specialists to connect directly with verified doctors. Your privacy is guaranteed.