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Cefolac Oz Tablet

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Cefolac Oz Tablet Description

Cefolac Oz Tablet is an antibiotic medicine used for the treatment of certain types of bacterial infections of the urinary tract, lungs, throat, airways, sinus, bladder, sexually transmitted infection...
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ContainsCefixime(200.0 Mg),Ornidazole(500.0 Mg)
UsesBacterial infections
Side effectsDiarrhoea, nausea, stomach pain, vomiting
ClassificationANTIBIOTIC
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Uses of Cefolac Oz Tablet

Treatment of bacterial infections

Contraindications of Cefolac Oz Tablet

If you are allergic to cefixime or ornidazole, or any of its active ingredient.

Side effects of Cefolac Oz Tablet

  • Diarrhoea
  • Nausea
  • Stomach pain
  • Vomiting

Precautions and Warnings of Cefolac Oz Tablet

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I take Cefolac Oz Tablet during pregnancy?
A:
Due to a lack of safety information about the effect of Cefolac Oz Tablet in pregnancy, it should be avoided and only be taken if prescribed by the doctor. If you conceive while taking this medicine, stop taking this medicine immediately and inform your doctor.

Breast Feeding

Q:
Can I take Cefolac Oz Tablet while breastfeeding?
A:
A breastfeeding mother should take this medicine only under a doctor's recommendation. Refrain from self-medication.

Driving

Q:
Can I drive if I have consumed Cefolac Oz Tablet?
A:
There is limited information available on the effect of the medicine on the driving ability of an individual. However, do not drive until you know how this medicine affects you.

Alcohol

Q:
Can I consume alcohol with Cefolac Oz Tablet?
A:
Although there is no known interaction between alcohol and medicine. However, long-term use of alcohol weakens your immune system and body's response to pathogens and infections. Consult the doctor for more information if you drink too often.

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • You are a pregnant or breastfeeding woman.
  • You have any other pre-existing medical condition such as epilepsy, liver disease, kidney problems etc.
  • You have a history of colitis.
  • You are allergic to any kind of food or any medicine.

Mode of Action of Cefolac Oz Tablet

How Does It Work?

Cefixime works by preventing the formation of the bacterial protective covering which is essential for the survival of bacteria in the human body. Ornidazole kills other infectious microorganisms in a...
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Directions for Use of Cefolac Oz Tablet

  • Take Cefolac Oz Tablet as directed by your doctor with or without food.
  • Do not crush, break or chew the tablet.
  • Complete the course of antibiotics for effective infection control.

Interactions of Cefolac Oz Tablet

Interactions with other medicines

  • Some medicines can affect the way the Cefolac Oz Tablet works or the Cefolac Oz Tablet 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 certain medications like anticoagulant medicine such as warfarin, muscle relaxants, etc.

Storage and disposal of Cefolac Oz Tablet

  • Store Cefolac Oz Tablet in a cool and dry place, protected from light.
  • Keep it out of the reach of children and pets.

Dosage of Cefolac Oz Tablet

Overdose

If you happen to take too much of this medicine and experience any unusual symptoms, then reach out to your doctor or the nearest hospital immediately.

Missed a Dose

It is advisable to complete the course of antibiotics. Do not miss any dose. If you have missed any dose of Cefolac Oz Tablet, then take it as early as you remember. If it is the time for your next do...
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Content Details

WRITTEN BY
doctor

Nancy Dixit

B. Pharm, M. Pharm

REVIEWED BY
doctor

Dr. Ritu Budania

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

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Q: Can I stop taking Cefolac Oz Tablet on my own if I feel better?

A: No, Cefolac Oz Tablet is an antibiotic and antibiotics have to be taken for the complete course as prescribed by your doctor. Though you will be feeling better, some bacteria will still be alive in your system. This can lead to these bacteria becoming resistant to antibiotics. To ensure complete and effective treatment, take medicine for the full course, even if you start feeling fine midway.

Q: Can I take Cefolac Oz Tablet if I have a fever?

A: No, Cefolac Oz Tablet is an antibiotic medicine and not effective for normal fever. You should avoid self-medicating with the Cefolac Oz Tablet as it belongs to the higher class of antibiotics and is reserved for severe infections. If you have typhoid or enteric fever, your doctor shall prescribe you this medicine.

Q: Can I take Cefolac Oz Tablet for stomach infection?

A: No, Cefolac Oz Tablet may be effective for controlling stomach infection. Moreover, stomach infection could be due to various reasons, thus, you should not take this medicine for any infection without consulting your doctor.

Q: Does Cefolac Oz Tablet cause diarrhoea?

A: Cefolac Oz Tablet is an antibiotic medicine. It sometimes can affect the normal bacterial flora of the gut, along with killing the infectious bacteria. Good bacteria of your gut play an important role in digestion and absorption, affecting them can alter the normal metabolic processes. This is why you experience diarrhoea with antibiotic treatment.

Q: Is Cefolac Oz Tablet safe for pregnant women?

A: No, pregnant women should not take this medicine unless prescribed by the doctor.
Product Details
Brand
CEFOLAC OZ
Expires on or After
29/09/2022
Last Updated on: 17 Jun 2022 | 11:14 PM (IST)

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