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Mahacef Dt 100mg Tab

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By MANKIND PHARMACEUTICALS LTD
10 Tablet(s) in Strip
39*
MRP 60.00
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Cefixime(100.0 Mg)
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Therapeutic classification
Antibiotic

Medical Description

Mahacef Dt 100mg Tab is an antibiotic medication that belongs to the class of cephalosporins.

Uses of Mahacef Dt 100mg Tab

Mahacef Dt 100mg Tab uses include treating bacterial infections that affect various organs in the body like pneumonia and bronchitis (affects the lungs and chest), tonsillitis (affects the throat), kidney and bladder infections (affects the urinary system), and sinusitis (affects the nose and sinuses).
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Contraindications of Mahacef Dt 100mg Tab

Mahacef Dt 100mg Tab is contraindicated in people who are allergic to cephalosporins or other ingredients in the Mahacef Dt 100mg Tab composition.

Side effects of Mahacef Dt 100mg Tab

Headache, nausea, itching, vaginal discharge, vomiting, rashes on the skin, and stomach ache are common Mahacef Dt 100mg Tab side effects. Serious Mahacef Dt 100mg Tab side effects include worsening of bloody stools or diarrhoea; itchy, scaly, red coloured rashes; convulsions; yellowing of the eyes and skin; watery diarrhoea with a fever; sore throat; less urination; signs of allergic reactions like joint pain; difficulty in breathing and swelling in the lips.
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Precautions and Warnings of Mahacef Dt 100mg Tab

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I take Mahacef Dt 100mg Tab during pregnancy?
A:
There is no evidence to prove the harmful effects of Mahacef Dt 100mg Tab in pregnant women. However, take Mahacef Dt 100mg Tab only if prescribed by a doctor.

Breast Feeding

Q:
Can I take Mahacef Dt 100mg Tab while breastfeeding?
A:
The possibility of Mahacef Dt 100mg Tab passing into the mother's milk is unknown. Let your doctor know if you are breastfeeding before taking Mahacef Dt 100mg Tab.

Driving

Q:
Can I drive if I have consumed Mahacef Dt 100mg Tab?
A:
Mahacef Dt 100mg Tab might cause confusion, fits or make you less alert. If you experience any of these symptoms, do not drive.

Alcohol

Q:
Can I consume alcohol with Mahacef Dt 100mg Tab?
A:
No interactions have been reported between Mahacef Dt 100mg Tab and alcohol.

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
It is important to complete the entire Mahacef Dt 100mg Tab prescription because taking an incomplete Mahacef Dt 100mg Tab prescription can cause antibiotic resistance (the bacteria becomes resistant to the medicine).
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Mode of Action of Mahacef Dt 100mg Tab

How Does It Work?

Mahacef Dt 100mg Tab treats bacterial infections by controlling the growth of bacteria, which ultimately kills them and stops the infection.

Directions for Use of Mahacef Dt 100mg Tab

Swallow the Mahacef Dt 100mg Tab dose with a glass of water. Do not cut, break or chew the tablet. Follow your doctor's instructions on taking the Mahacef Dt 100mg Tab dosage with food or without food.
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Interactions of Mahacef Dt 100mg Tab

Interactions with other medicines

Mahacef Dt 100mg Tab interacts with blood-thinning medications like warfarin. They also reduce the absorption of antacid medicines like ranitidine and cimetidine.

Interactions with food items

Mahacef Dt 100mg Tab does not cause any harmful interactions with food.

Other general Interactions

Inform your doctor if you have kidney disease, or have or had colitis. Also, inform your doctor if you have bleeding issues, phenylketonuria or a history of allergic reactions to penicillin.

Storage and disposal of Mahacef Dt 100mg Tab

Store the Mahacef Dt 100mg Tab in a closed container, kept away from moisture, heat and sunlight. Do not let the tablet freeze. Keep the medicine out of children's reach. Ask your pharmacist or doctor about the right way of disposing of expired medications.
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Dosage of Mahacef Dt 100mg Tab

Overdose

A Mahacef Dt 100mg Tab overdose might cause stomach ache, nausea, diarrhoea and vomiting. Contact your doctor immediately if you happen to take Mahacef Dt 100mg Tab in excess doses.

Missed a Dose

If it is time for your next dose, then skip taking the missed dose. Otherwise, the missed dose can be taken as soon as you remember it. Do not take excess doses of Mahacef Dt 100mg Tab to compensate for the missed dose.
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Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

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Q: Can I take Mahacef Dt 100mg Tab if I have liver disease?

A: The effect of Mahacef Dt 100mg Tab might get affected due to some medical conditions. Give your doctor a detailed medical history of your condition while taking the Mahacef Dt 100mg Tab prescription.

Q: Can I keep the tablets in the refrigerator?

A: Do not store the medicine in the refrigerator. Store the medicine at room temperature in a closed container to avoid moisture.

Q: Is it okay if I missed a dose?

A: Avoid missing the Mahacef Dt 100mg Tab dose. It is necessary to complete the entire course of antibiotic medications like Mahacef Dt 100mg Tab to avoid antibiotic resistance.

Q: My dad is diagnosed with tonsillitis infection. Can he take Mahacef Dt 100mg Tab?

A: Mahacef Dt 100mg Tab is useful in treating tonsillitis. However, do not let anyone take medication without a doctor's prescription.

Q: I developed diarrhoea after using Mahacef Dt 100mg Tab. Can I continue taking Mahacef Dt 100mg Tab?

A: Diarrhoea is a common side effect of Mahacef Dt 100mg Tab. Inform your doctor about it and discontinue taking medicine only if advised by the doctor.
Last Updated on: 31 Jul 2020 | 07:00 PM (IST)
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The information provided herein is accurate, updated and complete as per the best practices of the Company. Please note that this information should not be treated as a replacement for physical medical consultation or advice. We do not guarantee the accuracy and the completeness of the information so provided. The absence of any information and/or warning to any drug shall not be considered and assumed as an implied assurance of the Company. We do not take any responsibility for the consequences arising out of the aforementioned information and strongly recommend you for a physical consultation in case of any queries or doubts. Please click here for detailed T&C.
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