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Gramocef Cv 200mg Strip Of 10 Tablets
Gramocef Cv 200mg Strip Of 10 Tablets

Gramocef Cv 200mg Strip Of 10 Tablets

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Cefixime(200.0 Mg) + Clavulanic Acid(125.0 Mg)
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Antibiotic

Medical Description

Gramocef Cv 200 mg tablet contains a combination of Cefixime and Clavulanic Acid as an active ingredient. This is a higher antibiotic meant for the treatment of severe infections. Some of the common side effects are nausea, vomiting, gases, diarrhoea, headache and mouth ulcers. Please consult your doctor if you experience severe diarrhoea. Do not take this tablet for a long duration or in more than recommended dosage as it may cause unwanted effects. Consult with your doctor about all your medical conditions before taking this medicine.
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Uses of Gramocef Cv 200mg Strip Of 10 Tablets

Treatment of severe infections of the urinary tract, lungs, throat and tonsil, skin or infections like typhoid fever or gonorrhoea.

Contraindications of Gramocef Cv 200mg Strip Of 10 Tablets

  • 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 Gramocef Cv 200mg Strip Of 10 Tablets

  • Diarrhoea
  • Frequent or loose stool
  • Stomach pain
  • Nausea
  • Vomiting
  • Flatulence
  • Stomach upset
  • Skin rashes, itching
  • Mouth ulcers
  • Increase in liver enzyme
  • Jaundice
  • Headache
  • Sleepiness
  • Blood disorders
  • Itching in the genital tract
  • Loss of appetite

Precautions and Warnings of Gramocef Cv 200mg Strip Of 10 Tablets

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I take Gramocef Cv 200 mg tablet during pregnancy?
A:
  • The effect of this medicine on pregnant women is not yet studied.
  • Cefixime should not be used in pregnancy unless considered essential by your doctor.

Breast Feeding

Q:
Can I take Gramocef Cv 200 mg tablet while breastfeeding?
A:
  • It is not known whether cefixime passes into human milk.
  • It is advised to discontinue nursing temporarily if you are taking this medicine.
  • If you are taking this medicine while breastfeeding, please watch for diarrhoea in your baby.

Driving

Q:
Can I drive if I have consumed Gramocef Cv 200 mg tablet?
A:
It is advised not to drive or use machines when you have taken this medicine as it can cause dizziness.

Alcohol

Q:
Can I consume alcohol with Gramocef Cv 200 mg tablet?
A:
No information is available on the interactions of this medicine with alcohol. However, it is advisable to avoid the consumption of alcohol during the treatment as it may worsen the side effects like dizziness.

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • You have a history of allergy to penicillins, cephalosporins.
  • You have a history of infection and swelling in the colon (colitis).
  • You have a history of haemolytic anaemia (decreased red blood cells).
  • You have a blood clotting problem or you are taking any anticoagulant medicine.
  • You experience persistent diarrhoea.
  • You are suffering from kidney problems as Cefixime may worsen the condition.

Mode of Action of Gramocef Cv 200mg Strip Of 10 Tablets

How Does It Work?

  • Cefixime controls the growth of bacteria and kills them by inhibiting the synthesis of the bacterial cell wall.
  • However, the bacteria can make an enzyme (beta-lactamases) that can destroy Cefixime.
  • Clavulanic acid inactivates this enzyme. This helps Cefixime to function optimally.

Directions for Use of Gramocef Cv 200mg Strip Of 10 Tablets

This medicine should be consumed as a whole with a sufficient amount of water.

Interactions of Gramocef Cv 200mg Strip Of 10 Tablets

Interactions with other medicines

  • This medicine contains Cefixime and Clavulanic Acid; any interactions seen with these two components individually may occur with this combination.
  • This medicine can increase the levels of Carbamazepine (a medicine used for controlling fits or nerve pain), thus monitoring is required.
  • If you are taking blood thinners like Warfarin, there may be an increased risk of bleeding.
  • If you are taking birth control pills like oral contraceptives (O.C pills), caution is needed as this medicine interferes with their action.
  • If you are undergoing a glucose test (to detect the amount of glucose in the blood), a false "positive reaction" may occur.
  • If you are undergoing a coombs test (to detect antibodies attached to red blood cells), a false "positive reaction" may occur.

Interactions with food items

Food does not affect the way this medicine works. It can be taken with or without food.

Storage and disposal of Gramocef Cv 200mg Strip Of 10 Tablets

  • Store the medicine below 25°C.
  • Keep it in original packing to protect it from moisture.
  • Keep the medicine out of the reach of children.

Dosage of Gramocef Cv 200mg Strip Of 10 Tablets

Overdose

  • If you are suffering from kidney problems and you take more of this medicine, brain damage (encephalopathy) may occur.
  • 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 advised not to miss any dose of antibiotics as it can fail therapy.
  • If you missed any dose of medicine take it as soon as you remember.
  • If it's time for your next dose then skip the missed dose and continue with your regular dosage schedule.
  • Do not take a double dose of medicine to compensate for the missed one.

Content Details

WRITTEN BY

Dr. Arpit Verma

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

REVIEWED BY

Dr. Ritu Budania

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

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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 prescription. If you stop it early, the infection may reoccur. Also, next time, the bacteria may not respond to this antibiotic as incomplete treatments can lead to bacterial resistance.

Q: I have a fever and cold, can I take this medicine?

A: No, this medicine is a higher antibiotic and reserved for severe infections. This medicine should be taken only if your doctor considers it essential for you. Also, this medicine is not meant for viral infections.

Q: Does this medicine cause drowsiness?

A: Gramocef Cv 200 mg tablet does not make you sleepy or drowsy. This tablet may cause dizziness, and thus in such case you are advised not to drive or perform activities that need mental alertness.

Q: Can I give this tablet to my child who is 9 years old?

A: No, this is a higher antibiotic and not recommended to be used in children, Please do not give medicines to your child without proper medical guidance as it may do more harm than good.

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ContainsCefixime(200.0 Mg),Clavulanic Acid(125.0 Mg)
UsesTo treat severe bacterial infections of urinary tract, lungs, throat and tonsil, skin or infections like typhoid fever or gonorrhoea.
Side effectsNausea, vomiting, gases, diarrhoea, headache, indigestion and mouth ulcers
Last Updated on: 18 Mar 2021 | 03:58 PM (IST)
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