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Mahacef 200mg Tablet
Mahacef 200mg Tablet
Mahacef 200mg Tablet
Mahacef 200mg Tablet
Mahacef 200mg Tablet

Mahacef 200mg Tablet

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Mahacef 200 MG Description

Mahacef 200 tablet is an antibiotic medicine containing cefixime. It is used for the treatment of bacterial infections. Some infections such as urinary tract, lungs, throat and airways, gallbladder and bile duct. Mahacef 200 is also used in the treatment of typhoid fever.

Cefixime in Mahacef 200 works by interrupting the synthesis of bacterial cell walls, which eventually leads to the death of the bacteria. You should always complete the course of antibiotics. Take Mahacef tablet with meals to avoid stomach upset. Do not miss any dose or stop taking this medicine on your own, as stopping the course leads to antibiotic resistance and the recurrence of infection.

Other tablets with cefixime include Taxim O 200mg tablet, Zifi 200mg tablet, Cefix 200mg tablet, Ceftas 200mg tablet, and Cefolac 200mg tablet. Before using tab Mahacef 200, inform the doctor if you are pregnant, planning a pregnancy or are breastfeeding and about your detailed medical history, including all the medicines you are currently taking.


Product Summary

Offer Price₹78.80
You Save₹13.91 (15% on MRP)
ContainsCefixime(200.0 Mg)
UsesBacterial infections
Side effectsDiarrhea, nausea, vomiting, stomach pain, itching, skin rash
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Uses of Mahacef 200 MG

Bacterial infection of respiratory tract (lungs, airways, throat, lyranx, phyranx, tonsils) , urinary tract, biliary tract (liver, gall bladder and bile duct) and infection of middle ear.

Contraindications of Mahacef 200 MG

If you are allergic to cefixime or any other similar antibiotics including penicillin, or any other ingredient of Mahacef 200 tablet.

Side effects of Mahacef 200 MG

  • Watery diarrhoea
  • Fever
  • Nausea
  • Vomiting
  • Stomach pain
  • Itching or skin rash
  • Headache
  • Sore throat

Precautions and Warnings of Mahacef 200 MG



Can I take Mahacef 200 tablet during pregnancy?
Mahacef 200 should not be used in pregnancy unless considered essential by your doctor due to limited safety infromation available.

Breast Feeding

Can I take Mahacef 200 tablet while breastfeeding?
  • It is unknown whether Mahacef 200 passes into human milk. It is advised to discontinue nursing temporarily if you are treated with this medicine.


Can I drive if I have consumed Mahacef 200 tablet?
Mahacef 200 can cause side effects like confusion, altered consciousness, feeling less alert, fits. If you experience any of these, don’t drive or use any heavy machinery.


Can I consume alcohol with Mahacef 200 tablet?
No information is available on interactions of this medicine when taken with alcohol, consult your doctor or pharmacist for further details.

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • You have kidney disease or kidney failure.
  • You have severe skin adverse reactions.
  • You are suffering from encephalopathy (fits, confusion, altered consciousness, feeling less alert).
  • You are suffering from a condition called haemolytic anaemia (breakdown of red blood cells).

Directions for Use of Mahacef 200 MG

  • Take Mahacef 200 tablet as a whole with a sufficient amount of water.
  • You should take this medicine regularly without fail as directed by your doctor.
  • You should not consume it more than the prescribed medicine. Do not discontinue the medicine on your own.

Storage and disposal of Mahacef 200 MG

  • Store below 25°C, protected from light.
  • Keep out of the reach of children and pets.

Quick Tips of Mahacef 200 MG

  • Complete the course of Mahacef 200 tablet given by your doctor. Do not miss any doses and take your medicine on time.
  • Mahacef 200 is a higher antibiotic and reserved for specific infections only, do not self-medicate with this medicine. Take proper medical advice before taking this medicine.
  • Inform your doctor about all other medicines you take and your medical history if any.
  • Diarrhoea, nausea, vomiting, stomach pain and indigestion can be seen as side effects of this medicine, inform your doctor if the side effects do not resolve over time.
  • Mahacef 200 tablet should be taken as prescribed by your doctor and for the duration it has been prescribed.

Dosage of Mahacef 200 MG


An overdose of Mahacef 200 may affect your brain. If you have taken too much of this medicine, seek medical care immediately.

Missed a Dose

It is advisable to complete the course of antibiotics and do not miss any dose. If you have missed any dose of the Mahacef 200 tablet, take it as early as you remember. If it is the time for your nex...
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Mode of Action of Mahacef 200 MG

How Does It Work?

Mahacef 500 works by stopping the growth of bacterial cell walls which eventually leads to the death of the bacteria.

Interactions of Mahacef 200 MG

Interactions with other medicines

  • Some medicines can affect the way Mahacef 200 tablet works, or Mahacef 200 tablet itself can reduce the effectiveness of other medicines taken at the same time.
  • Blood thinners or anticoagulants such as warfarin should be used cautiously while taking this antibiotic as there are chances of bleeding.
  • Mahacef 200 tablet can increase the levels of carbamazepine, used as an anticonvulsant for epilepsy, fits and seizures. Thus, concomitant use should be avoided.
  • Tell your doctor about all the medicines, supplements or herbals you are currently taking or might take to avoid any possible interaction.

Content Details


Dr. Arpit Verma

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)


Dr. Ritu Budania

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)


Q: What should I discuss with my healthcare expert before taking Mahacef 200 tablet?

  • Inform the doctor about your detailed medical & surgical history.
  • Inform your doctor if you have liver or kidney disease.
  • Inform your doctor if you are pregnant, breastfeeding or planning to have a baby.

Q: I was given Mahacef 200 tablet for a urinary tract infection, after taking it for two days, I am feeling perfectly fine, can I discontinue taking this medicine?

A: No, this medicine 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 stop taking Mahacef 200 tablet on my own if I feel better?

A: No, do not stop taking this medicine on your own. Complete the entire course of this medicine to avoid antibiotic resistance.

Q: Can I take Mahacef 200 tablet if I have a fever?

A: Do not self-medicate with the Mahacef 200 tablet, as it belongs to the higher class of antibiotics and is reserved for severe infections. You should only take medicine prescribed by your doctor, as the same shall be based on your diagnosis and medical history.

Q: Can I take Mahacef 200 tablet for a stomach infection?

A: No, Mahacef 200 may be effective for controlling stomach infections. Moreover, stomach infections could be due to various reasons. Thus, you should not take this medicine for any infection without consulting your doctor.

Q: Why do I experience diarrhoea after taking Mahacef 200 tablet?

A: Antibiotics sometimes can affect the normal bacterial flora of the colon along with acting on harmful bacteria. Some of these good bacteria play an important role in digestion and absorption and affecting them can alter these processes. This is why you experience diarrhoea with antibiotic treatment.

Q: What is the composition of Mahacef 200?

A: The composition of Mahacef 200 includes - cefixime as its active ingredient.

Q: Can Mahacef 200 be used in treating UTI?

A: Yes, it can be used in UTIs (urinary tract infections), but only after consulting a doctor. Do not self-medicate.

Q: How do you take Mahacef 200 tablet?

A: Take Mahacef 200 tablet exactly as told by the doctor for the prescribed duration. It should be taken after a meal to avoid any stomach discomfort. It would be best if you took it at a fixed time for optimal results. Do not take antibiotic medicine more than the prescribed dose and duration.

Q: Is Mahacef CV 200 antibiotic?

A: Yes, Mahacef CV 200 is an antibiotic containing cefixime as its active component. It is used for the treatment of bacterial infections of the urinary tract, lungs, throat and airways, gallbladder and bile duct.

Q: Is Mahacef-plus used for typhoid?

A: Yes, Mahacef Cv 200 can be used for typhoid fever. However, it should be taken only if prescribed by the doctor. Based on the cause and your medical history, your doctor shall prescribe one of these medicines. Take medicine exactly as prescribed by your doctor and do not self-medicate.

Q: Can I use a Mahacef 200 tablet for a severe cold?

A: No, Mahacef 200 is an antibiotic medicine it is not effective against the cold, which can be due to a virus. Refrain from self-medication.
Last Updated on: 26 April 2023 | 6:56 PM (IST)
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