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Valcef 50mg Tablet

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Hygeia Pharmaceuticals

Composition for Valcef 50mg Tablet

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Primary uses of Valcef 50mg Tablet

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Medicine Overview of Valcef Tablet

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Uses of Valcef Tablet

Valcef 50mg Tablet 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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Valcef Tablet side effects

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Vomiting, Nausea, Stomach pain, Indigestion, Diarrhoea.

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How to use Valcef 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. Valcef 50mg Tablet may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.

How Valcef Tablet works

Valcef 50mg Tablet 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 Valcef Tablet

Expert advice for Valcef Tablet

  • Your doctor has prescribed Valcef 50mg Tablet 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 Valcef 50mg 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.
  • If you're on blood thinners, Valcef 50mg Tablet can interact with your medications and increase your bleeding tendencies.
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Valcef Tablet related warnings
Special precautions for Valcef Tablet
Alcohol
CAUTION
Pregnancy
PROBABLY SAFE
Valcef 50mg Tablet 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.
Lactation
SAFE
Valcef 50mg Tablet 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 Valcef 50mg Tablet, since it may have possible effects such as rash and diarrhea.
Driving
SAFE
Valcef 50mg Tablet does not usually affect your ability to drive.
Kidney
CAUTION
Valcef 50mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Valcef 50mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
CAUTION
Valcef 50mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Valcef 50mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

What if you miss a dose of Valcef Tablet?uses

If you miss a dose of Valcef 50mg 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.

Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions about Valcef Tablet

Frequently asked questions about Cefixime

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