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Mahacef Dry Syrup 30ml

By MANKIND PHARMACEUTICALS LTD
30ml Dry Syrup in Bottle
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Mahacef 50 MG Description

Mahacef Dry Syrup is an antibiotic medicine used for various bacterial infection in children such as infection of lungs, tonsils, throat, airways, ear, and urinary tract. It is also used for the treat...
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ContainsCefixime(50.0 Mg)
ClassificationANTIBIOTIC
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Uses of Mahacef 50 MG

Mahacef Dry Syrup is used to treat a wide range of bacterial infections such as infection of ear, nose or sinuses, infection of the urinary system (such as bladder and kidney), chest, lungs and throat...
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Contraindications of Mahacef 50 MG

  • If your child is allergic to cefixime or any of the other ingredients of Mahacef Dry Syrup.
  • If your child is allergic to any other cephalosporin antibiotics including penicillin. If you are not sure about which are these medicines ask your doctor.

Side effects of Mahacef 50 MG

  • Nausea
  • Vomiting
  • Stomach pain
  • Diarrhea
  • Indigestion

Precautions and Warnings of Mahacef 50 MG

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I take Mahacef Dry Syrup during pregnancy?
A:
You should consult your doctor before using Mahacef Dry Syrup as there is limited information about its safety during pregnancy. Your doctor will only prescribe you this medicine if considered essential after assessing the benefits over risks.

Breast Feeding

Q:
Can I take Mahacef Dry Syrup while breastfeeding?
A:
Although there is limted safety information available on the use of cefixime while breastfeeding, Mahacef Dry Syrup can be used during breastfeeding only if prescribed by your doctor.

Driving

Q:
Can I drive if I have consumed Mahacef Dry Syrup?
A:
Mahacef Dry Syrup can cause side effects like confusion, altered consciousness, feeling less alert, fits, unusual muscle movements or stiffness. If you experience any of these above effects, do not drive or use machinery.

Alcohol

Q:
Can I consume alcohol with Mahacef Dry Syrup?
A:
Although there is no known interaction with alcohol and Mahacef Dry Syrup, However, alcohol is known to worsen the infection, thus you should avoid consuming alcohol.

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • You have problems with your liver or kidney.
  • You have severe skin adverse reactions.
  • You have inflammation of the large intestine
  • You ever had allergic reactions to penicillin, cephalosporins.
  • You experience redness of the skin followed by eruptions.
  • You have diarrhoea or/and stomach pain even after stopping treatment with Mahacef Dry Syrup.
  • You are taking or have previously taken blood thinner medicines like warfarin.
  • You are suffering from encephalopathy (fits, confusion, altered consciousness, feeling less alert).
  • You are suffering from a condition called haemolytic anaemia (the breakdown of red blood cells).
  • You should let the doctor, or the laboratory person know that you are using Mahacef Dry Syrup while going for a lab test.

Mode of Action of Mahacef 50 MG

How Does It Work?

Cefixime in Mahacef Dry Syrup works by stopping the growth of bacterial cell wall which eventually leads to the death of the bacteria.

Directions for Use of Mahacef 50 MG

  • Take Mahacef Dry Syrup as directed by your doctor.
  • Read the label carefully before using this medication.
  • For reconstitution add boiled and cooled water, slightly below the mark on the bottle or as suggested by the doctor
  • Shake well and make the volume up to the given mark on the bottle.
  • Use a measuring cup, spoon, or a dropper for the exact quantity
  • Reconstituted solutions should be used within the duration mentioned on the bottle.

Interactions of Mahacef 50 MG

Interactions with other medicines

  • Some medicines can affect the way Mahacef Dry Syrup 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. Also, you should inform your doctor if you have a planned su...
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  • Inform your doctor if you are taking Carbamazepine (a medicine used to treat seizures) and medications used for thinning of the blood such as Warfarin

Storage and disposal of Mahacef 50 MG

  • Store Mahacef Dry Syrup below 25°C in a cool and dry place, protected from light.
  • Keep out of the reach of children and pets.

Dosage of Mahacef 50 MG

Overdose

If you think you have taken too much of Mahacef Dry Syrup, contact your doctor immediately or visit the nearest hospital

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 Mahacef Dry Syrup, take it as early as you remember. If it is the time for your next dose...
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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 should I discuss with my healthcare expert before taking Mahacef Dry Syrup?

  • 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 Dry Syrup for 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: I have fever and cold, can I take Mahacef Dry Syrup?

A: No, Mahacef Dry Syrup is 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: Can I stop taking Mahacef Dry Syrup on my own if I feel better?

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

Q: Can I take Mahacef Dry Syrup for stomach infection?

A: No, Mahacef Dry Syrup may be effective for controlling stomach infection. Moreover, stomach infection 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 Dry Syrup?

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.
Product Details
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MAHACEF
Expires on or After
29/11/2022
Last Updated on: 03 Jun 2022 | 11:08 PM (IST)

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