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Cefolac Xl 200mg Tablet

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10 Tablet(s) in Strip
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Medical Description

Cefolac XL 200 mg tablet contains a combination of Cefixime and Cloxacillin, both belong to a group of medicines called antibiotics. It is used in adults for the treatment of upper and lower respirato...
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ContainsCloxacillin(500.0 Mg),Cefixime(200.0 Mg)
UsesUpper & lower respiratory tract infections, skin and soft tissue infections
Side effectsNausea, vomiting, diarrhoea, indigestion
ClassificationANTIBIOTIC
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Uses of Cefolac Xl 200mg Tablet

Cefolac XL 200 mg tablet is used in adult patients to treat upper & lower respiratory tract infections, skin and soft tissue infections.

Contraindications of Cefolac Xl 200mg Tablet

  • If you are allergic to Cefixime, Cloxacillin or any other ingredients of Cefolac XL 200 mg tablet.
  • If you are allergic to a similar class of antibiotics called cephalosporins or penicillins.

Side effects of Cefolac Xl 200mg Tablet

  • Nausea
  • Vomiting
  • Diarrhoea
  • Indigestion, gas
  • Headache
  • Dizziness

Precautions and Warnings of Cefolac Xl 200mg Tablet

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I take Cefolac XL 200 mg tablet during pregnancy?
A:
Cefolac XL 200 mg tablet should not be used during pregnancy as there is limited safety data available in pregnant women, thus you should consult your doctor. Your doctor will only prescribe you this medicine if considered essential after assessing the benefits over risks.

Breast Feeding

Q:
Can I take Cefolac XL 200 mg tablet while breastfeeding?
A:
Cefolac XL 200 mg tablet is not recommended for use while breastfeeding as it is unknown if its components pass into breast milk, thus please consult your doctor before taking this medicine.

Driving

Q:
Can I drive if I have consumed Cefolac XL 200 mg tablet?
A:
Cefolac XL 200 mg tablet may cause dizziness, thus you should avoid driving if you do not feel well or are unable to be alert.

Alcohol

Q:
Can I consume alcohol with Cefolac XL 200 mg tablet?
A:
Although there is no known interaction with alcohol and Cefolac XL 200 mg tablet, alcohol is known to worsen the infection; thus it's better to avoid consuming alcohol while on treatment with this medicine.

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • You have problems with your liver or kidneys
  • You are suffering from any blood disorder or heart disease
  • You develop an allergic reaction after taking Cefolac XL 200 mg tablet, immediately contact your doctor.
  • You develop an infection or superinfection while on treatment with Cefolac XL 200 mg tablet.
  • You are suffering from a brain disease called encephalopathy (symptoms include fits, confusion, unconsciousness, altered attention).
  • You are suffering from a condition called haemolytic anaemia (the breakdown of red blood cells).
  • Your doctor will regularly monitor your liver, kidney and other functions if you are prescribed this tablet for long-term treatment.
  • Cefolac XL 200 mg tablet is meant for use only in adults, it should not be used in children and adolescents.

Mode of Action of Cefolac Xl 200mg Tablet

How Does It Work?

Both, Cefixime and Cloxacillin in Cefolac XL 200 mg tablet work by inhibiting the protein synthesis and cell wall synthesis of bacteria, which ultimately leads to the death of bacteria.

Directions for Use of Cefolac Xl 200mg Tablet

Cefolac XL 200 mg tablet should be taken as directed by your doctor. Swallow it whole with a glass of water, do not cut, break or chew the medicine. It should be taken before food. It would be best if...
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Interactions of Cefolac Xl 200mg Tablet

Interactions with other medicines

  • Some medicines can affect the way Cefolac XL 200 mg tablet 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.
  • Especially, if you are taking medicines like Carbamazepine (a medicine used to treat seizures), oral contraceptive pills, Probenecid (used to treat gout).
  • Concomitant use along with medicines that alter or weaken your immune system such as methotrexate, prednisone, methylprednisolone, dexamethasone should be avoided.
  • Concomitant use of Cefolac XL 200 mg tablet along with blood thinners like warfarin, may cause an increased risk of bleeding. Thus, should be used with caution.
  • 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.

Interactions with food items

Your doctor may suggest that you take Cefolac XL 200 mg tablet before having your meal.

Storage and disposal of Cefolac Xl 200mg Tablet

  • Cefolac XL 200 mg tablets should be stored at room temperature protected from moisture and heat.
  • Keep the tablets out of reach and sight of children and pets.
  • Do not use expired or damaged medicines.
  • Discard any unused medicine properly, do not flush in the toilet or throw it into the drain.

Dosage of Cefolac Xl 200mg Tablet

Overdose

Excess of Cefolac XL 200 mg tablet may lead to serious effects causing brain damage and even death. Symptoms of overdose include nausea, vomiting and diarrhoea (usually severe), fits, confusion, diffi...
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Missed a Dose

In case you’ve missed any dose of Cefolac XL 200 mg tablet, 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 to compens...
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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 Cefolac XL 200 mg tablet?

A: Cefolac XL 200 mg tablet is used in adult patients to treat upper & lower respiratory tract infections, skin and soft tissue infections.

Q: Can Cefolac XL 200 mg tablet be given to children?

A: No, Cefolac XL 200 mg tablet is only meant for use in adults. It should not be given to children and adolescents.

Q: Should Cefolac XL 200 mg tablet be taken with or without food?

A: Cefolac XL 200 mg tablet should be taken as directed by the doctor. It should preferably be taken on an empty stomach.

Q: Can I stop taking Cefolac XL 200 mg tablet if I start feeling better, and my symptoms are gone?

A: No, you should continue taking Cefolac XL 200 mg tablet for the duration prescribed, stopping this tablet in between the treatment may revert the allergic symptoms and may even worsen it.
Product Details
Brand
CEFOLAC XL
Last Updated on: 13 Mar 2021 | 06:26 PM (IST)
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