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Terrific O Syrup


Overview

Introduction

Terrific O Syrup 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.

Terrific O Syrup 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, vomiting, 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 Terrific O Syrup

Side effects of Terrific O Syrup

Common
  • Rash
  • Nausea
  • Diarrhea

How to use Terrific O 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. Terrific O Syrup is to be taken with food.

How Terrific O Syrup works

Terrific O 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.

Safety Advice

Alcohol
SAFE
Consuming alcohol with Terrific O Syrup does not cause any harmful side effects.
Pregnancy
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Terrific O 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.
Breastfeeding
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Terrific O 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 Terrific O Syrup, since it may have possible effects such as rash and diarrhea.
Driving
UNSAFE
Terrific O Syrup may decrease alertness, affect your vision or make you feel sleepy and dizzy. Do not drive if these symptoms occur.
Kidney
CAUTION
Terrific O Syrup should be used with caution in patients with severe kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Terrific O Syrup may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Terrific O Syrup is safe to use in patients with liver disease. No dose adjustment of Terrific O Syrup is recommended.

What if you forget to take Terrific O Syrup?

If you miss a dose of Terrific O 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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Quick Tips

  • Your doctor has prescribed Terrific O 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 Terrific O 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 doesn't stop or if you find blood in your stools.
  • Take it with food to avoid an upset stomach.
  • Avoid consuming alcohol while taking Terrific O Syrup as it may cause increased side effects.

Interaction with Drugs

Taking Terrific O 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

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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. Is Terrific O safe to use?

Terrific O 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. Is Terrific O an antibiotic?

Yes, Terrific O is an antibiotic, it belongs to a group of antibiotics known as cephalosporins.

Q. Can the use of Terrific O cause diarrhea?

Yes, the use of Terrific O 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 Terrific O when my symptoms are relieved?

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

Q. How long does Terrific O takes to work?

Usually, Terrific O 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 Terrific O?

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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References
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