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Tynicef 250mg Tablet

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Product introduction

Tynicef 250mg Tablet is an antibiotic medicine used to treat bacterial infections in your body. It is effective in infections of the lungs, ears, throat, urinary tract, skin, soft tissues, bones, and joints. It kills bacteria, which helps to improve your symptoms and cure the infection.

Tynicef 250mg Tablet may be taken with or without 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, stomach pain, nausea, vomiting, indigestion, and diarrhea. These are usually mild but let your doctor know if they bother you or last more than a few days.

Before using it, you should tell your doctor if you are allergic to any antibiotics or have any kidney or liver problems. You should also let your doctor know all other medicines you are taking as they may affect, or be affected by this medicine. Pregnant and breastfeeding mothers should consult their doctor before using it.

Uses of Tynicef Tablet

Benefits of Tynicef Tablet

In Treatment of Bacterial infections

Tynicef 250mg Tablet is an antibiotic medicine that works by killing the infection-causing bacteria in your body. It is effective for bacterial infections of the throat, ears, urinary tract, skin, and soft tissues. 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 Tynicef Tablet

Most side effects do not require any medical attention and disappear as your body adjusts to the medicine. Consult your doctor if they persist or if you’re worried about them

Common side effects of Tynicef

  • Rash
  • Stomach pain
  • Nausea
  • Indigestion
  • Diarrhea
  • Vomiting

How to use Tynicef Tablet

Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Swallow it as a whole. Do not chew, crush or break it. Tynicef 250mg Tablet may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.

How Tynicef Tablet works

Tynicef 250mg Tablet 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 Tynicef 250mg Tablet does not cause any harmful side effects.
Pregnancy
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Tynicef 250mg Tablet 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.
Breast feeding
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Tynicef 250mg Tablet 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 Tynicef 250mg Tablet, since it may have possible effects such as rash and diarrhea.
Driving
SAFE
Tynicef 250mg Tablet does not usually affect your ability to drive.
Kidney
CAUTION
Tynicef 250mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with severe kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Tynicef 250mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
CAUTION
Tynicef 250mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Tynicef 250mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

What if you forget to take Tynicef Tablet?

If you miss a dose of Tynicef 250mg Tablet, 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 Tynicef 250mg Tablet 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 to come back and harder to treat.
  • Discontinue Tynicef 250mg Tablet 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.

Fact Box

Chemical Class
Narrow-spectrum {First generation cephalosporins}
Habit Forming
No
Therapeutic Class
ANTI INFECTIVES
Action Class
Cephalosporins: 1st generation

Patient concerns

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FAQs

Q. Is cephalexin safe?

Cephalexin is safe if used at prescribed doses for the prescribed duration as advised by your doctor

Q. Can the use of Tynicef 250mg Tablet cause diarrhea?

Yes, the use of Tynicef 250mg Tablet 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. What if Tynicef 250mg Tablet doesn't work?

Talk to your doctor if Tynicef 250mg Tablet doesn't seem to work for you. Your doctor may increase the dose of Tynicef 250mg Tablet or switch you to an alternate option, which may work for you.

Q. What if I don't get better after using Tynicef 250mg Tablet?

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.

Q. Can I stop taking Tynicef 250mg Tablet when my symptoms are relieved?

No, do not stop taking Tynicef 250mg Tablet and complete the full course of treatment even if you feel better. Your symptoms may improve before the infection is completely cured.

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References

  1. Cefalexin. South Ruislip, Middlesex: Aurobindo Pharma - Milpharm Ltd.; 2009 [revised 14 Jun. 2018]. [Accessed 29 Mar. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link
  2. Cefalexin. South Ruislip, UK: Aurobindo Pharma Ltd.; 2010. [Accessed 29 Mar. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link

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Country of origin: India

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