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Cefamax 125mg Syp 40ml

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Medical Description

Cefamax 125mg Syp 40ml is an antibiotic and is used for the treatment of different types of bacterial infections of the ear, nose, sinuses (such as sinusitis), throat (tonsillitis), chest and lungs (...
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ContainsCephalexin / Cefalexin(125.0 Mg)
UsesBacterial infections
Side effectsNausea, vomiting, diarrhoea, indigestion
ClassificationANTIBIOTIC
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Uses of Cefamax 125mg Syp 40ml

Cefamax 125mg Syp 40ml is used for the treatment of various types of bacterial infections of the nose, ear, throat, chest, lungs, kidney, skin and urinary tract.

Contraindications of Cefamax 125mg Syp 40ml

  • If you are allergic to cephalexin or any other ingredients of Cefamax 125mg Syp 40ml .
  • If you are allergic to a similar class of antibiotics called cephalosporins.
  • If you are suffering from a hereditary condition called porphyria.

Side effects of Cefamax 125mg Syp 40ml

  • Stomach pain
  • Nausea
  • Vomiting
  • Diarrhoea
  • Indigestion
  • Headache
  • Dizziness
  • Skin rash, itching

Precautions and Warnings of Cefamax 125mg Syp 40ml

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I take Cefamax 125mg Syp 40ml during pregnancy?
A:
Please consult your doctor before using Cefamax 125mg Syp 40ml during pregnancy as there is limited information for its use in pregnant women.

Breast Feeding

Q:
Can I take Cefamax 125mg Syp 40ml while breastfeeding?
A:
Cephalexin passes into the breastmilk in small amounts, thus you should be cautious when using Cefamax 125mg Syp 40ml while breastfeeding.

Driving

Q:
Can I drive if I have consumed Cefamax 125mg Syp 40ml ?
A:
You should be cautious while driving a vehicle or operating heavy machinery as Cefamax 125mg Syp 40ml may make you feel dizzy.

Alcohol

Q:
Can I consume alcohol with Cefamax 125mg Syp 40ml ?
A:
You should avoid consuming alcohol while taking Cefamax 125mg Syp 40ml , as it may worsen the side effects such as dizziness or nausea.

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • You develop an allergic reaction after taking Cefamax 125mg Syp 40ml , immediately contact your doctor.
  • You have problems with your heart, liver or kidneys.
  • You develop bloody diarrhoea or mucous in diarrhoea after taking this medicine.
  • Cefamax 125mg Syp 40ml should be taken only on your doctor’s prescription and complete the course of the medicine. Discontinuing the medicine in between treatment may lead to the bacteria becoming re...
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Mode of Action of Cefamax 125mg Syp 40ml

How Does It Work?

Cephalexin in Cefamax 125mg Syp 40ml works by inhibiting the synthesis of the bacterial cell wall, which ultimately leads to the death of bacteria.

Directions for Use of Cefamax 125mg Syp 40ml

  • Take Cefamax 125mg Syp 40ml as instructed by your doctor.
  • Read the instructions on the bottle before usage.
  • Shake it well before use.
  • Use a measuring cup, spoon or dropper for the exact quantity.

Interactions of Cefamax 125mg Syp 40ml

Interactions with other medicines

  • Some medicines can affect the way Cefamax 125mg Syp 40ml works or this medicine itself can reduce the effectiveness of other medicines taken at the same time.
  • Tell your doctor about all the medicines, supplements or herbals you are currently taking or might take to avoid any possible interactions.
  • Especially, if you are taking medicines used to treat cancer, gout (Probenecid), water tablets (ethacrynic acid, furosemide), diabetes (metformin), or other antibiotics.
  • Cefamax 125mg Syp 40ml should not be concomitantly used with medicine like clindamycin, doxycycline to treat your bacterial infection.
  • Medicines used to thin your blood like warfarin should be used with caution along with Cefamax 125mg Syp 40ml as it may increase bleeding.
  • You should let the doctor or the laboratory person know that you are using this medicine while going for a lab test, as this medicine may interfere with the lab tests.

Storage and disposal of Cefamax 125mg Syp 40ml

  • Cefamax 125mg Syp 40ml should be stored at room temperature protected from moisture and heat.
  • Keep it out of reach and sight of children and pets.
  • Do not use expired or damaged medicines.

Dosage of Cefamax 125mg Syp 40ml

Overdose

Symptoms of an overdose may include nausea, vomiting, stomach discomfort, diarrhoea and blood in the urine. Seek urgent medical help if you feel you have taken Cefamax 125mg Syp 40ml in excess.

Missed a Dose

In case you have missed taking any dose of Cefamax 125mg Syp 40ml , take it as soon as you remember it. If it is almost time for the next dose, then skip the missed dose. Avoid taking a double dose of...
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Content Details

WRITTEN BY
doctor

Dr. Arpit Verma

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

REVIEWED BY
doctor

Dr. Ritu Budania

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

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Q: What is the use of Cefamax 125mg Syp 40ml ?

A: Cefamax 125mg Syp 40ml is used in the treatment of various types of bacterial infections of the nose, ear, throat, chest, lungs, kidney, skin and urinary tract

Q: How to take Cefamax 125mg Syp 40ml ?

A: Cefamax 125mg Syp 40ml should be taken as instructed by your doctor. Shake well before taking it. Use a measuring cup, spoon, or dropper for the exact quantity.

Q: Is Cefamax 125mg Syp 40ml an antibiotic?

A: Yes, Cefamax 125mg Syp 40ml is an antibiotic.
Last Updated on: 05 Jun 2021 | 02:17 PM (IST)
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