Topcef 25mg Drop

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Torrent Pharmaceuticals Ltd

Composition for Topcef 25mg Drop

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42.35
10 ml in 1 packet
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Medicine Overview of Topcef Drop

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Uses of Topcef Drop

Topcef 25mg Drop is used in the treatment of bacterial infections
It is used for short-term treatment of bacterial infections of urinary tract, skin and soft-tissue, ear, bone, blood, abdomen, genital and lungs (pneumonia). It is also used to prevent infections after surgery.
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Side effects of Topcef Drop

Common

Nausea, Diarrhoea, Allergic reaction.

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How to use Topcef Drop

Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Check the label for directions before use. Measure it with a marked dropper and take it as directed. Topcef 25mg Drop may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.

How Topcef Drop works

Topcef 25mg Drop is an antibiotic. It works by preventing the formation of the bacterial protective covering which is essential for the survival of bacteria in the human body.

In Depth Information on Topcef Drop

Expert advice for Topcef Drop

  • Your doctor has prescribed Topcef to cure your infection and improve symptoms.
  • Do not skip any doses and finish the full course of treatment even if you feel better.
  • Discontinue Topcef 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.
  • If you're on blood thinners, Topcef can interact with your medications and increase your bleeding tendencies.
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Topcef Drop related warnings
Special precautions for Topcef Drop
Alcohol
CAUTION
Pregnancy
PROBABLY SAFE
Topcef 25mg Drop 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
Topcef 25mg Drop 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 Topcef 25mg Drop, since it may have possible effects such as rash and diarrhea.
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Driving
SAFE
Topcef 25mg Drop does not usually affect your ability to drive.
Kidney
CAUTION
Topcef 25mg Drop should be used with caution in patients wit
h kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Topcef 25mg Drop may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
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Liver
CAUTION
Topcef 25mg Drop should be used with caution in patients wit
h liver disease. Dose adjustment of Topcef 25mg Drop may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
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Missed Dosageuses

If you miss a dose of Cefixime, 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.

Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions about Topcef Drop

Frequently asked questions about Cefixime

Topcef 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).
Topcef has not been indicated for the treatment of diarrhea. Please talk to your doctor if you have diarrhea before taking any antibiotics.
Yes, Topcef belongs to a group of antibiotics called 'cephalosporins'.
Safety of Topcef 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.
Topcef 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.
Diarrhea is a common side effect of Topcef. 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 Topcef. Please consult your doctor in case you experience constipation while taking Topcef.
Topcef 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.
Topcef is a cephalosporin which has an action similar to penicillins but it does not contain any penicillin.
No, Topcef is not active against pseudomonas. Most strains of pseudomonas are resistant to Topcef. Please consult your doctor if you have pseudomonas infections for the appropriate antibiotic treatment.
No, Topcef does not contain sulfur. Please check the package leaflet (patient information leaflet) before using any medicine for its contents.
Topcef 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.
Topcef 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.
Topcef is not indicated for the treatment of typhoid by the government regulatory authorities. However, Indian Academy of Pediatrics recommend the use of Topcef 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 Topcef may affect the action of birth control pills. Please consult your doctor to confirm whether you require a extra birth control measure while taking Topcef.
Q. Can I take Topcef with azithromycin?
No interactions have been clinically observed between Topcef and azithromycin. However, interactions may occur. Always consult with your doctor before taking two medicines together.
Q. Can I take Topcef and doxycycline together?
No interactions have been clinically observed between Topcef and doxycycline. However, interactions may occur. Always consult with your doctor before taking two medicines together.
Q. Can I take Topcef with paracetamol?
No interactions have been clinically observed between Topcef and paracetamol. However, interactions may occur. Always consult with your doctor before taking two medicines together.
Q. Can I take Topcef with folic acid?
Folic acid can be taken with Topcef 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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