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Doxcef Cv Bottle Of 60ml Suspension

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Doxcef Cv Bottle Of 60ml Suspension Description

Doxcef Cv Suspension is an antibiotic that is used to treat infection of the urinary tract, lungs, airways, sinus, throat and windpipe. It is a combination medicine containing cefpodoxime and clavulan...
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ContainsCefpodoxime Proxetil(50.0 Mg),Clavulanic Acid(31.25 Mg)
UsesBacterial infection
Side effectsHeadache, nausea, vomiting, stomach pain, diarrhoea
ClassificationANTIBIOTIC
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Uses of Doxcef Cv Bottle Of 60ml Suspension

Doxcef Cv Suspension is used for the treatment of bacterial infections of the skin, ear, respiratory tract, urinary tract, lungs, throat and tonsil, sexually transmitted diseases.

Contraindications of Doxcef Cv Bottle Of 60ml Suspension

  • If you have an allergy to this medicine or any of the ingredient of Doxcef Cv Suspension.
  • If you have an infection that is caused by the bacteria Clostridium difficile.
  • If you are allergic to the cephalosporin class of antibiotics.
  • If you have problems with your liver or kidney.
  • If you are suffering from fits.

Side effects of Doxcef Cv Bottle Of 60ml Suspension

  • Headache
  • Nausea
  • Vomiting
  • Stomach pain
  • Diarrhoea
  • Loss of appetite
  • Skin rash.

Precautions and Warnings of Doxcef Cv Bottle Of 60ml Suspension

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I take Doxcef Cv Suspension during pregnancy?
A:
Doxcef Cv Suspension should not be used during pregnancy, as there is limited information about its safety in human pregnancy. Consult your doctor if you are pregnant, think you may be pregnant or you are planning to have a baby.

Breast Feeding

Q:
Can I take Doxcef Cv Suspension while breastfeeding?
A:
Components of Doxcef Cv Suspension pass into the breastmilk and can cause fungal infections of the mouth and diarrhoea in your baby. Thus, this medicine should not be used while breastfeeding.

Driving

Q:
Can I drive if I have consumed Doxcef Cv Suspension?
A:
It is advisable not to drive or use machines when you have taken Doxcef Cv Suspension as it may cause dizziness.

Alcohol

Q:
Can I consume alcohol with Doxcef Cv Suspension?
A:
Avoid consuming alcohol when taking Doxcef Cv Suspension as it can cause facial flushing, nausea, vomiting or more severe reactions.

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • You have a history of allergic reactions to any antibiotic medicine.
  • You are suffering from persistent diarrhoea when on Doxcef Cv Suspension or even after discontinuing this medicine.
  • You regularly consume alcohol in excess.

Mode of Action of Doxcef Cv Bottle Of 60ml Suspension

How Does It Work?

  • Doxcef Cv Suspension works by the combined action of both its components: cefpodoxime and clavulanic acid
  • 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 Cefpodoxime to function optimally.

Directions for Use of Doxcef Cv Bottle Of 60ml Suspension

Doxcef Cv Suspension should be taken as directed by your doctor. Shake it well before use. Use a measuring cup, spoon or dropper for the exact quantity. It would be best if you took it at a fixed time...
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Interactions of Doxcef Cv Bottle Of 60ml Suspension

Interactions with other medicines

  • Some medicines can affect the way Doxcef Cv Suspension 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.
  • Medicines used to treat gout-like probenecid as they may alter the way your kidney functions.
  • If you are taking other medicines like Cyclosporine, Cisplatin, Indomethacin, inform your doctor as your kidney functions need to be monitored more closely.

Interactions with food items

Doxcef Cv Suspension should be taken after food to avoid any stomach discomforts.

Storage and disposal of Doxcef Cv Bottle Of 60ml Suspension

  • Store Doxcef Cv Suspension in a cool and dry place.
  • Keep it in original packaging to protect it from light.
  • Keep the medicine out of the reach of children.
  • Do not use expired or damaged medicines.
  • Discard unused medicine properly. Do not flush it in the toilet or throw it into the drain.

Dosage of Doxcef Cv Bottle Of 60ml Suspension

Overdose

  • Symptoms of an overdose include nausea, vomiting and diarrhoea.
  • If you are suffering from kidney problems and you take more of this medicine, brain diseases may occur.
  • Contact your doctor immediately or visit the nearest hospital if you think you have taken too much of Doxcef Cv Suspension.

Missed a Dose

  • It is advisable not to miss any dose of antibiotics as it can result in a failure of therapy.
  • If you have missed taking any dose of Doxcef Cv Suspension, take it as soon as you remember.
  • If it's time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and continue with your regular dose schedule.
  • Do not take a double dose of the medicine to compensate for the missed one.

Content Details

WRITTEN BY
doctor

Dr. Nikita Toshi

BDS (Bachelor of Dental Surgery)

REVIEWED BY
doctor

Dr. Ritu Budania

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

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Q: How long should I take Doxcef Cv Suspension?

A: You need to complete the full course of medicine, as per your doctor's prescribed duration. If you stop taking Doxcef Cv Suspension before completing the treatment, there may be chances that the infection may reoccur.

Q: Can I take Doxcef Cv Suspension for flu?

A: Flu is a common cold which is generally caused by viruses. Doxcef Cv Suspension 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: Can we consume alcohol with Doxcef Cv Suspension?

  • You should avoid consuming alcohol along with this medicine as alcohol and Doxcef Cv Suspension have similar side effects.
  • The concomitant use can further increase the side effects.
  • Alcohol slows down body's functions and can reduce the energy levels which can delay the recovery from illness.
Product Details
Brand
DOXCEF CV
Country of Origin
India
Expires on or After
24/09/2022
Last Updated on: 05 Jun 2021 | 02:17 PM (IST)

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