Twicef 250mg Tablet DT

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Composition for Twicef 250mg Tablet DT

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Medicine Overview of Twicef Tablet DT

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Uses of Twicef Tablet DT

Twicef 250mg Tablet DT 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, blood, abdomen, genital and lungs (pneumonia). It is also used to prevent infections after surgery.
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Side effects of Twicef Tablet DT

Common

Nausea, Diarrhoea, Allergic reaction.

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How to use Twicef Tablet DT

Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Dissolve it in a glass of water before taking it. It can be taken with or without food, but it is better to take Twicef 250mg Tablet DT at a fixed time.

How Twicef Tablet DT works

Twicef 250mg tablet dt is an antibiotic. It kills bacteria by preventing them from forming their own protective covering which is required for their survival in the human body.

In Depth Information on Twicef Tablet DT

Expert advice for Twicef Tablet DT

  • Make sure you complete the course even if you start to feel better.
  • Discontinue Twicef and inform your doctor immediately if you get a rash, itchy skin, swelling in 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, Twicef can interact with your medications and increase your bleeding tendencies.
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Warnings
Special precautions for Twicef 250mg Tablet DT
Alcohol
SAFE
It is generally safe to consume alcohol with Twicef 250mg Tablet DT.
Pregnancy
PROBABLY SAFE
Twicef 250mg Tablet DT 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
Twicef 250mg Tablet DT 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 Twicef 250mg Tablet DT, since it may have possible effects such as rash and diarrhea.
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Driving
Do not drive unless you are feeling well.

Twicef 250mg Tablet DT may cause a headache, dizziness, nervousness, sleeplessness, and fatigue, therefore the ability to drive may be influenced.
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Kidney
CAUTION
Twicef 250mg Tablet DT should be used with caution in patien
ts with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Twicef 250mg Tablet DT may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
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Liver
Twicef 250mg Tablet DT is probably safe to use in patients w
ith liver disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Twicef 250mg Tablet DT may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.
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Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions for Twicef 250mg Tablet DT

Frequently asked questions for Cefadroxil

Q. Does cefadroxil, or Odoxil contain sulfa or a form of penicillin drug?
No, they do not contain sulfa or not a penicillin drug. They are cephalosporin antibiotics
Yes, you can take Twicef in strep throat; bronchitis, sinus infection, tooth infection, or acne but you cannot take it for yeast infection. Please consult your doctor for your medical condition before taking the drug
Q. Can I take cefadroxil with Nyquil (acetaminophen, dextromethorphan, doxylamine, and pseudoephedrine), Tylenol (paracetamol), ibuprofen, or Benadryl (diphenhydramine)?
Cefuroxime is not reported to interact with Nyquil (acetaminophen, dextromethorphan, doxylamine, and pseudoephedrine), Tylenol (paracetamol), ibuprofen, or Benadryl (diphenhydramine). Please follow the advice of the doctor regarding their simultaneous use
Twicef may cause yeast infections, but it is not known to cause constipation
Twicef is safe if used at prescribed doses for the prescribed duration as advised by your doctor
Twicef needs to be stored at 20° to 25°C.
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