Vercef 250mg Capsule

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Composition for Vercef 250mg Capsule

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Primarily used for

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Alcohol
50.96
₹16.99/Capsule
3 capsules in 1 strip
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Medicine Overview of Vercef Capsule

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Uses of Vercef Capsule

Vercef 250mg Capsule is used in the treatment of bacterial infections
It is used in serious bacterial infections of various body parts like urinary tract, skin and soft-tissue, blood, brain and lungs (pneumonia). It is also used to prevent infections after surgery.
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Side effects of Vercef Capsule

Common

Nausea, Diarrhoea, Allergic reaction.

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How to use Vercef Capsule

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. It can be taken with or without food, but it is better to take Vercef 250mg Capsule at a fixed time.

How Vercef Capsule works

Vercef 250mg capsule 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 Vercef Capsule

Expert advice for Vercef Capsule

  • Make sure you complete the course even if you start to feel better.
  • Discontinue Vercef 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, Vercef can interact with your medications and increase your bleeding tendencies.
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Warnings
Special precautions for Vercef 250mg Capsule
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Alcohol
CAUTION
Vercef 250mg Capsule may cause symptoms such as flushing, in
creased heartbeat, nausea, thirst, chest pain and low blood pressure with alcohol (Disulfiram reactions).
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Pregnancy
PROBABLY SAFE
Vercef 250mg Capsule 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
Vercef 250mg Capsule 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 Vercef 250mg Capsule, since it may have possible effects such as rash and diarrhea.
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Driving
It is not known whether Vercef 250mg Capsule alters the abil
ity to drive. Do not drive if you experience any symptoms that affect your ability to concentrate and react.
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Kidney
CAUTION
Vercef 250mg Capsule should be used with caution in patients
with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Vercef 250mg Capsule may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
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Liver
There is limited information available on the use of Vercef
250mg Capsule in patients with liver disease. Please consult your doctor.
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Severely interacts with other drugs like
Nocidos 500mg Tablet, Sobinate 500mg Tablet, Sodarise 500mg Tablet, Sodarise 1000mg Tablet

Missed Dosageuses

If you miss a dose of Cefaclor, 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 for Vercef 250mg Capsule

Frequently asked questions for Cefaclor

Q. Is cefaclor or Ceclor penicillin, cephalosporin, or sulfa drug?
Cefaclor or Ceclor (brand name for cefaclor) does not contain sulfa and is not a penicillin drug. It is a cephalosporin antibiotic
Both Vercef and cephalexin belongs to the different class, i.e. cephalexin or Keflex (brand name for cephalexin) is first generation cephalosporin whereas Vercef is second generation cephalosporin. Their effect may vary upon individual conditions or response
Q. Can I take paracetamol or Panadol with cefaclor?
You can take paracetamol or Panadol (brand name for paracetamol) with cefaclor
Vercef can affect the birth control effect of contraceptive pill
Yes, Vercef can be used in patients with G6PD deficiency. Please consult your doctor before use
No, Vercef is not effective in treatment of chlamydia infection.
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