Q. What if I give too much of Clafron O 50mg Syrup by mistake?
An extra dose of Clafron O 50mg Syrup is unlikely to do harm. However, if you think you have given too much of Clafron O 50mg Syrup to your child, immediately speak to a doctor. Overdose may cause unwanted side effects and may even worsen your child’s condition.
Q. Are there any possible serious side effects of Clafron O 50mg Syrup?
Some serious side effects of this medicine include persistent vomiting, kidney damage, allergy, diarrhea, and severe gastrointestinal infections. Always consult your child’s doctor for help in such a situation.
Q. Can other medicines be given at the same time as Clafron O 50mg Syrup?
Clafron O 50mg Syrup can sometimes interact with other medicines or substances. Tell your doctor about any other medicines your child is taking before starting Clafron O 50mg Syrup. Also, check with your child’s doctor before giving any medicine to your child.
Q. Can I get my child vaccinated while on treatment with Clafron O 50mg Syrup?
Antibiotics usually do not interfere with the ingredients in vaccines or cause a bad reaction in a child who has just been vaccinated. However, children taking antibiotics should not get vaccinated until they recover from the illness. As soon as your child feels better, the vaccine can be given.
Q. Which lab tests may my child undergo while taking Clafron O 50mg Syrup on a long-term basis?
The doctor may prescribe getting kidney function tests and liver function tests periodically to keep a check on your child’s condition.
Q. The mucus coming out of my child’s nose is yellow-green. Is it a sign of a bacterial infection?
Yellow or green mucus in the nose does not mean that antibiotics are needed. During a common cold, it is normal for mucus to thicken up and change from clear to yellow or green. Symptoms often last for 7-10 days.
Q. Does a common cold caused by viruses always result in a secondary bacterial infection? When to start an antibiotic to prevent infection?
In most cases, bacterial infections do not follow viral infections. Using antibiotics to treat viral infections may instead lead to side effects without benefiting your child's health. Use antibiotics only after consulting with your child’s doctor.
Q. Can Clafron O 50mg Syrup impact my child’s digestive system?
Children often have a sensitive stomach and develop a stomach upset while taking antibiotics. When antibiotics are given, the good bacteria in their gastrointestinal tract may take a hit too. Clafron O 50mg Syrup may kill off the good bacteria along with the bad, increasing the risk of developing other infections. In case your child is having diarrhea while on Clafron O 50mg Syrup, do not stop the medicine course. Instead, call your child’s doctor to ask about the next steps. In some cases, the doctor may alter the dose.
Q. Can Clafron O 50mg Syrup lead to bacterial resistance in my child?
Yes, irregular treatment, repeated use,, and misuse of Clafron O 50mg Syrup can lead to resistance. Resistant bacteria are no longer killed by the antibiotics and may lead to reinfection.
Q. How long should I take Clafron O 50mg Syrup?
Clafron O 50mg Syrup is usually prescribed for 7-14 days. You should take it for the full duration of your treatment as advised by your doctor.