Doxcef Cv 200mg Tablet
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Doxcef Cv 200 tablet is an antibiotic medicine used for the treatment of bacterial infections associated with respiratory tract and urinary tract infection. It contains a combination of cefpodoxime an
d clavulanic acid. This tablet should be taken as directed by the doctor and in the correct doses and for the exact duration as prescribed. It should be taken with food to avoid stomach discomfort. Complete the entire course of the medicine to prevent the risk of re-infection....
Uses of Doxcef Cv 200mg Tablet
Doxcef Cv 200 tablet is used to treat bacterial infections like respiratory tract infections (bronchitis, pneumonia) and urinary tract infections.
Contraindications of Doxcef Cv 200mg Tablet
- If you have an allergy to this medicine or any of the ingredient of this medicine.
- If you are allergic to the cephalosporin class of antibiotics.
Side effects of Doxcef Cv 200mg Tablet
- Stomach pain
- Loss of appetite
Precautions and Warnings of Doxcef Cv 200mg Tablet
Can I take the Doxcef Cv 200 tablet during pregnancy?
As there is limited information about the use of Doxcef Cv 200 tablet during pregnancy, consult your doctor if you are pregnant or think you may be pregnant or are planning to have a baby before starting this tablet.
Can I take the Doxcef Cv 200 tablet while breastfeeding?
Components of this medicine are known to pass into the breastmilk but in small amounts. However, it can be used while breastfeeding. In case of diarrhoea or mucosal fungal infection in the breastfed baby, consult your doctor for further information.
Can I drive if I have consumed the Doxcef Cv 200 tablet?
It is advisable not to drive or use machines when you have taken this medicine as it may cause dizziness.
Can I consume alcohol with the Doxcef Cv 200 tablet?
There is no known interaction between alcohol and Doxcef Cv 200 tablet. However, it is essential to consult your physician if you have a habit of drinking regularly.
Other General Warnings
Talk to your doctor if
- You have a history of allergic reactions to any antibiotic.
- You are suffering from persistent diarrhoea when on this medicine or even after discontinuing this medicine.
- You experience any severe allergic reactions after taking this medicine.
- You have any pre-existing medical condition like liver or kidney disorder.
- You have a history of stomach and intestine disease.
- You are already using any medications such as antibacterial medicines.
- You do not notice any improvement in your condition while on treatment.
Mode of Action of Doxcef Cv 200mg Tablet
How Does It Work?
Cefpodoxime controls the growth of bacteria and kills them by inhibiting the synthesis of the bacterial cell wall. However, the bacteria make an enzyme (beta-lactamases) that can destroy cefpodoxime.
Clavulanic acid inactivates this enzyme and hence helps cefuroxime to function optimally....
Directions for Use of Doxcef Cv 200mg Tablet
This medicine should be taken as directed by your doctor. Swallow it as a whole with a glass of water, after your meal to avoid stomach discomforts. Do not cut, break or chew the medicine. It would be
best if you took it at a fixed time for optimal results. You should not consume it more than that prescribed by your doctor....
Interactions of Doxcef Cv 200mg Tablet
Interactions with other medicines
- Some medicines can affect the way the Doxcef Cv 200 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 interactions.
- Antacids like cimetidine, anti-gout medicines like probenecid or oral anticoagulants should be used with caution along with the Doxcef Cv 200 tablet.
Storage and disposal of Doxcef Cv 200mg Tablet
- Store the medicine in a cool and dry place.
- Please keep it in original packing to protect it from light.
- Keep the medicine out of the reach of children and pets.
- You should dispose of the medicine if it has passed its expiry date.
Dosage of Doxcef Cv 200mg Tablet
Symptoms of an overdose include nausea, vomiting and diarrhoea. If you think you have taken too much of this medicine contact your doctor immediately or visit the nearest hospital.
Missed a Dose
It is advisable not to miss any dose of antibiotics as it can fail therapy. If you have missed any dose of medicine, take it as soon as you remember. Do not take a double dose of the medicine to compe
nsate for the missed one....
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)
Q: For how long do I need to take this medicine?
A: You need to complete the full course of medicine, as per your doctor's prescribed duration. If you stop it early, there may be chances of the infection reoccurring.
Q: I have the flu, can I take the Doxcef Cv 200 tablet?
A: Flu is a common cold that is generally caused by viruses. This medicine only works against bacteria and not viruses. Do not self medicate, as this antibiotic is for severe infections. Seek medical help and follow your doctor's advice.
Q: I experienced a skin rash after taking the Doxcef Cv 200 Tablet, what should I do?
A: Skin rash, breathing difficulty, swelling on the face, nose, throat are all signs of allergic reactions. In such a case you should visit your nearest doctor or hospital immediately.
Q: Would this medicine make me sleepy?
A: No, some may feel dizzy after taking this medicine, thus in such a case you are requested to rest and do not perform any activity that requires mental alertness like driving.
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Last Updated on: 29 Jun 2021 | 11:13 AM (IST)
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