Stefi 100mg/5ml Dry Syrup

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Composition for Stefi 100mg/5ml Dry Syrup

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Medicine Overview of Stefi Dry Syrup

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Uses of Stefi Dry Syrup

Stefi 100mg/5ml Dry Syrup is used in the treatment of bacterial infections.
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Side effects of Stefi Dry Syrup

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Nausea, Diarrhoea, Allergic reaction.

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How to use Stefi 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 Stefi 100mg/5ml Dry Syrup at a fixed time.

How Stefi Dry Syrup works

Stefi 100mg/5ml 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 Stefi Dry Syrup

Expert advice for Stefi 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 Stefi 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 Stefi 100mg/5ml Dry Syrup
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Alcohol
CAUTION
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Pregnancy
PROBABLY SAFE
Stefi 100mg/5ml Dry Syrup 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
Stefi 100mg/5ml 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.

Avoid prolonged use of Stefi 100mg/5ml Dry Syrup, since it may have possible effects such as rash and diarrhea.
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Driving
SAFE
Stefi 100mg/5ml Dry Syrup does not usually affect your ability to drive.
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Kidney
CAUTION
Stefi 100mg/5ml Dry Syrup should be used with caution in pat
ients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Stefi 100mg/5ml Dry Syrup may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
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Liver
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Stefi 100mg/5ml Dry Syrup should be used with caution in pat
ients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Stefi 100mg/5ml Dry Syrup may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
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Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions for Stefi 100mg/5ml Dry Syrup

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Stefi is a cephalosporin antibiotic used for treating many infections, for eg: infections of the ear, throat (e.g. tonsillitis, pharyngitis), chest and lungs (e.g. bronchitis, pneumonia) and urinary tract (e.g. cystitis and kidney infections).
Stefi has not been indicated for the treatment of diarrhea. Please talk to your doctor if you have diarrhea before taking any antibiotics.
Yes, Stefi belongs to a group of antibiotics called 'cephalosporins'.
Safety of Stefi in children less than 6 months of age (includes premature and newborn infants) has not been established. Please consult your doctor before starting any antibiotics in children.
Stefi is not a penicillin. It belongs to a different class of medicines known as cephalosporin and it works in a similar way as penicillins. However, they are different antibiotics. Please consult your doctor regarding their use.
Stefi is not a sulfa drug. It belongs to the class of medicines known as cephalosporins.
Diarrhea is a common side effect of Stefi. Diarrhea has been more commonly associated with higher doses. Stop the medicine if you have severe watery diarrhea that will not stop and you are feeling weak and have a fever. immediately consult your doctor.
Constipation has not been reported as a side effect with Stefi. Please consult your doctor in case you experience constipation while taking Stefi.
Stefi is not effective against chlamydia infections, so, it is not used for its treatment. Please consult your doctor if you have been diagnosed with a chlamydial infection.
Stefi is a cephalosporin which has an action similar to penicillins but it does not contain any penicillin.
No, Stefi is not active against pseudomonas. Most strains of pseudomonas are resistant to Stefi. Please consult your doctor if you have pseudomonas infections for the appropriate antibiotic treatment.
No, Stefi does not contain sulfur. Please check the package leaflet (patient information leaflet) before using any medicine for its contents.
Stefi is not active against the bacteria (Treponema pallidum) which causes syphilis. So, it is not used for the treatment of syphilis. Please consult your doctor if you have signs and symptoms of syphilis.
Stefi can be used to treat uncomplicated gonorrhea caused by Neisseria gonorrhoeae (both penicillinase and non-penicillinase producing bacteria). However, always talk to your doctor if you have any infection as it should be diagnosed properly by a doctor before the start of antibiotics. Never take antibiotics yourself.
Stefi is not indicated for the treatment of typhoid by the government regulatory authorities. However, Indian Academy of Pediatrics recommend the use of Stefi in children for uncomplicated typhoid fever. It is hence, advisable that you must take the antibiotics for typhoid fever only when it is recommended by your doctor. Do not take antibiotics yourself.
There is no evidence of cefexime affecting birth control (contraception). However, interactions may occur and Stefi may affect the action of birth control pills. Please consult your doctor to confirm whether you require a extra birth control measure while taking Stefi.
Q. Can I take Stefi with azithromycin?
No interactions have been clinically observed between Stefi and azithromycin. However, interactions may occur. Always consult with your doctor before taking two medicines together.
Q. Can I take Stefi and doxycycline together?
No interactions have been clinically observed between Stefi and doxycycline. However, interactions may occur. Always consult with your doctor before taking two medicines together.
Q. Can I take Stefi with paracetamol?
No interactions have been clinically observed between Stefi and paracetamol. However, interactions may occur. Always consult with your doctor before taking two medicines together.
Q. Can I take Stefi with folic acid?
Folic acid can be taken with Stefi as no drug-drug interactions have been clinically observed between them. However, interactions may occur. Please consult your doctor before taking the two medicines together.
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