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Cefoact 50mg Dry Syp 30ml

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30ml Dry Syrup in Bottle
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Medical Description

Cefoact Dry Syrup is an antibiotic medicine used for the treatment of bacterial infection of lungs, airways, throat, ears, nose, etc. Cefoact Dry Syrup contains cefpodoxime as its active ingredient. T
his medicine is specially designed for use in children and should be used under an adult’s supervision. It works by inhibiting the growth of infection-causing bacteria. Before giving this medicine to your children inform your doctor if your child is allergic to antibiotics or has experienced any allergic reactions after taking antibiotics. The medicine needs to be given in the prescribed quantity for the prescribed time. Always complete the course of antibiotic medicine for your child, not completing the course of antibiotics or missing any dose of antibiotics can fail the therapy.
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Uses of Cefoact 50mg Dry Syp 30ml

Cefoact Dry Syrup is used to treat different types of bacterial infections of lungs, throat, airways, nose, ears, skin, tonsils and sinus.

Contraindications of Cefoact 50mg Dry Syp 30ml

  • If your child is allergic to cefpodoxime or any of the ingredients of this medicine.
  • If your child has a history of severe allergic reactions to any other antibiotic like cephalosporins. If you are not sure about which are these medicines ask your doctor.

Side effects of Cefoact 50mg Dry Syp 30ml

  • Diarrhoea
  • Vomiting
  • Skin rashes

Precautions and Warnings of Cefoact 50mg Dry Syp 30ml

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • Your child ever had allergic reactions to penicillin, cephalosporins or similar medicines.
  • Your child has a kidney problem.
  • Your child has diarrhoea with or without stomach pain and fever even after stopping treatment with Cefoact Dry Syrup.
  • Do not use this medicine for any other condition than that prescribed by the doctor.
  • Do not stop the treatment with this medicine midway during your course even if your child starts feeling better. The course should be completed. Otherwise, it can lead to resistance. Seek medical help
    if your child has persistent diarrhoea.
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Mode of Action of Cefoact 50mg Dry Syp 30ml

How Does It Work?

Cefpodoxime in Cefoact Dry Syrup acts on the bacteria and controls its growth that results in the death of the bacteria.

Directions for Use of Cefoact 50mg Dry Syp 30ml

  • Cefoact Dry Syrup should be taken as directed by your doctor, read the label carefully before using it.
  • This medicine needs to be reconstituted before use in boiled and cooled water.
  • Shake it well and make the volume up to the given mark on the bottle.
  • A reconstituted solution should be used within the duration mentioned on the bottle.

Interactions of Cefoact 50mg Dry Syp 30ml

Interactions with other medicines

  • Some medicines can affect the way Cefoact Dry Syrup 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 interaction. Also, you should inform your doctor if you have a planned sur
    gery or vaccination scheduled.
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  • Cefoact Dry Syrup should be used with caution along with antacids or medicines to treat gout.

Storage and disposal of Cefoact 50mg Dry Syp 30ml

  • Store Cefoact Dry Syrup at room temperature in a cool and dry place, protected from direct sunlight, heat and moisture.
  • Keep the bottle tightly closed and away from the reach of children and pets.
  • Discard any unused portion after the specific period of time as per the label.

Dosage of Cefoact 50mg Dry Syp 30ml

Overdose

Symptoms of overdose are diarrhoea, stomach discomfort, nausea, vomiting. If you have given too much of Cefoact Dry Syrup to your child, then contact your doctor or reach out to the nearest hospital i
mmediately.
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Missed a Dose

It is advised not to miss any dose of antibiotics as it can fail the therapy. If you have missed giving any dose of Cefoact Dry Syrup, then give it as soon as you remember. If it's already time for th
e next dose, then skip the missed dose and follow the regular dosing schedule.
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Content Details

WRITTEN BY

Dr. Nikita Toshi

BDS (Bachelor of Dental Surgery)

REVIEWED BY

Dr. Ritu Budania

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

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Q: What is Cefoact Dry Syrup?

A: Cefoact Dry Syrup is an antibiotic medicine containing cefpodoxime. It is used for the treatment of various bacterial infections such as infection of the lungs, airways, ears, nose, throat, etc.

Q: How do you store Cefoact Dry Syrup?

A: Cefoact Dry Syrup should be stored at room temperature, away from direct heat and moisture. The lid of the container should be closed tightly after every use.

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ContainsCefpodoxime
UsesBacterial infection
Side effectsDiarrhoea, vomiting
Last Updated on: 24 Jun 2021 | 11:24 AM (IST)
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