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Bicef Dt 500mg Tablet

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Cephadroxil / Cefadroxil(500.0 Mg)
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Therapeutic classification
ANTIBIOTIC

Medical Description

Bicef Dt Tablet contains Cefadroxil which is a higher antibiotic. It belongs to the Cephalosporin group of medicines. Bicef Dt Tablet is used to treat bacterial infections of the urinary tract, throat...
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    Uses
    Contraindications
    Side effects
    Precautions and Warnings
    Mode of Action
    Directions for Use
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    Storage and disposal
    Dosage
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    Quick Summary
uses

Uses of Bicef Dt 500mg Tablet

Bicef Dt Tablet is used to treat bacterial infections of the urinary tract, skin & skin structure, throat, lungs, airways only.
contraindications

Contraindications of Bicef Dt 500mg Tablet

  • If you have any allergic reactions to the Cefadroxil or other Cephalosporin antibiotics or any other ingredients of Bicef Dt Tablet.
  • If you have a history of severe allergic reaction to Penicillin.
sideEffects

Side effects of Bicef Dt 500mg Tablet

  • Nausea, vomiting
  • Diarrhoea
  • Stomach pain, indigestion
  • Allergic reactions (skin rash or itching)
precautionsAndWarnings

Precautions and Warnings of Bicef Dt 500mg Tablet

pregnancy

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I take Bicef Dt Tablet during pregnancy?
A:
There is limited information about the effects of Bicef Dt Tablet during pregnancy. Thus, it should be used only if it is prescribed by the doctor after assessing the benefits and needs.
breastfeeding

Breast Feeding

Q:
Can I take Bicef Dt Tablet while breastfeeding?
A:
  • A component of Bicef Dt Tablet passes into the breastmilk in minimal amounts. However, it is not expected to cause any harm to the newborn baby.
  • If your baby develops thrush, rash or diarrhoea then breastfeeding should be discontinued
driving

Driving

Q:
Can I drive if I have consumed Bicef Dt Tablet?
A:
Bicef Dt Tablet does not have an effect on your ability to drive a vehicle or use machines.
alcohol

Alcohol

Q:
Can I consume alcohol with Bicef Dt Tablet?
A:
Alcohol should be avoided along with Bicef Dt Tablet as it can worsen the side effects. It is advised to limit alcohol consumption.
otherGeneralWarnings

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • You develop a fever, weakness and Bicef Dt Tablet is known to cause a decrease in white blood cells, hence you may experience repeated infections, visit your doctor to get your white blood cell count ...
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  • You develop difficulty in breathing, swelling on your face, chest tightness, rashes, immediately visit the hospital as these are serious side effects and can be life-threatening.
  • You notice blood in your urine or back pain.
  • You have an allergy to Penicillins.
  • You experience weakness, loss of appetite as these could be due to decreased red cell count.
modeOfAction

Mode of Action of Bicef Dt 500mg Tablet

How Does It Work?

Bicef Dt Tablet works by stopping the growth of the bacterial cell wall which eventually leads to the death of the bacteria.
directionsForUse

Directions for Use of Bicef Dt 500mg Tablet

Bicef Dt Tablet should be taken as directed by your doctor. Swallow it as a whole with a glass of water. Take it at a fixed time for optimal results. Do not consume it more than that prescribed by you...
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interactions

Interactions of Bicef Dt 500mg Tablet

Interactions with other medicines

  • Medicines used to treat infections (antibiotics) like Gentamicin, Sulfamethoxazole/ Trimethoprim, Chloramphenicol, Polymyxin B, Vancomycin, Colistin.
  • Medicines used to treat gout (Probenecid).
  • Medicines used to treat blood pressure (water pills/ Diuretics like Furosemide).
  • Medicines used to thin the blood like Warfarin.
  • Discuss with your doctor about any other medicines, herbal preparations and supplements you are taking currently to avoid any possible interactions.
storageAndDisposal

Storage and disposal of Bicef Dt 500mg Tablet

  • Keep Bicef Dt Tablet in original packaging to protect it from light and moisture.
  • Store this medicine below 30°C.
  • Keep it out of reach of children and pets.
dosage

Dosage of Bicef Dt 500mg Tablet

Overdose

  • An overdose of Bicef Dt Tablet can result in difficulty in breathing, dizziness, low blood pressure, irregular heartbeats, nausea, vomiting, skin eruptions, diarrhoea, cramps, altered consciousness, m...
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  • If you have taken too much of this medicine, then contact your doctor or reach out to the nearest hospital immediately.

Missed a Dose

If you have missed taking any dose of this medicine, take it as early as you remember. If it's time for your next dose, then skip the missed dose and continue with your regular dosing schedule. Do not...
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Content Details

WRITTEN BY
doctor

Dr. Abhishek B L

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

REVIEWED BY
doctor

Dr. Ritu Budania

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

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Q: Can I stop Bicef Dt Tablet if I feel better?

A: Do not stop taking Bicef Dt Tablet without completing the full course. Though you may be feeling better after a few doses, it is essential to finish the course as not all bacteria are killed with a few treatments. Stopping the medication can make the infection harder to treat.

Q: Do I need to be cautious about anything while taking Bicef Dt Tablet?

  • Watch for persistent diarrhoea, blood in the urine, repeated infections, weakness. Seek medical help if you experience these symptoms.
  • This antibiotic is only for severe infections not controlled by other antibiotics, do not take this medicine on your own.
  • Bicef Dt Tablet is also not meant for viral or fungal infections. It acts only against bacteria.

Q: Shall I take Bicef Dt Tablet before or after meals?

A: Bicef Dt Tablet should be taken preferably after meals to avoid an upset stomach.

Q: What is Bicef Dt Tablet used for?

A: Bicef Dt Tablet is an antibiotic containing Cefadroxil as its active ingredient. It is mainly used to treat bacterial infections of the ear throat, airways, skin, urinary tract and lungs caused by various susceptible organisms.

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ContainsCephadroxil / Cefadroxil(500.0 Mg)
UsesBacterial infection
Side effectsDiarrhea, nausea, vomiting, stomach ache
Last Updated on: 15 Apr 2021 | 10:31 AM (IST)
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