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Mahacef Plus 200mg Strip Of 10 Tablets

By MANKIND PHARMACEUTICALS LTD
10 Tablet(s) in Strip
161.82*
MRP 175.89
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Medical Description

Mahacef-Plus tablet is used to treat typhoid fever and urinary tract infections. Its active ingredients are a combination of cefixime and ofloxacin. Mahacef Plus fights against infection-causing bacteria, thus preventing their growth and spread.

Take medicine as prescribed for the advised duration. You should take Mahacef Plus with meals to avoid stomach upset. Do not stop taking medicine on your own without the knowledge of the doctor. Zifi O 200 tablets, Taxim Of tablets, Cefix O tablets, Ceftas O tablets and Zanocin Plus tablets are some other medicines with a combination of cefixime and ofloxacin.

Nausea, vomiting, diarrhoea and dizziness are some common side effects of the Mahacef-Plus tablet. Most of them are temporary, but if you feel the side effects persist or your condition worsens, you should contact your doctor immediately.

Mahacef Plus tablets should not be used in children under 18 years of age. Before starting Mahacef Plus, you must inform the physician if you are pregnant, planning a pregnancy, or breastfeeding. You must also inform the doctor about the medicines and herbal supplements you take and the conditions or diseases you suffer from.

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Product Summary

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ContainsCefixime(200.0 Mg) + Ofloxacin(200.0 Mg)
UsesTyphoid fever and urinary tract infections
Side effectsNausea, vomiting, loose stools, stomach pain
TherapyANTIBIOTIC
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uses

Uses of MAHACEF PLUS 200MG STRIP OF 10 TABLETS

Mahacef-Plus 200 mg tablet is used to treat typhoid fever and urinary tract infections.
contraindications

Contraindications of MAHACEF PLUS 200MG STRIP OF 10 TABLETS

  • If you may have an allergic to cefixime, ofloxacin or other ingredients of the Mahacef-Plus tablet.
  • If you may have an allergic to Cephalosporins like cefuroxime, Fluoroquinolones like ciprofloxacin.
  • If you may have a history of fits or brain-related disorders.
  • If you may have a history of tendon disorder.
  • Mahacef Plus must not be given to children or growing adolescents as it may interfere with their growth.
  • If you may have a family history of red blood cell disorder (defects in glucose-6-phosphate dehydrogenase activity).
  • If you are pregnant or breastfeeding.
sideEffects

Side effects of MAHACEF PLUS 200MG STRIP OF 10 TABLETS

  • Nausea
  • Vomiting
  • Loose stools
  • Stomach pain
  • Headache
  • Dizziness
precautionsAndWarnings

Precautions and Warnings of MAHACEF PLUS 200MG STRIP OF 10 TABLETS

pregnancy

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I take Mahacef-Plus tablet during pregnancy?
A:
Mahacef-Plus tablet should not be used during pregnancy due to limited safety data available. If you conceive while taking this medicine, stop taking it immediately and inform the doctor.
breastfeeding

Breast Feeding

Q:
Can I take Mahacef-Plus tablet while breastfeeding?
A:
Mahacef-Plus tablet should not be used while breastfeeding as its components pass into breast milk. Consult your doctor before using it.
driving

Driving

Q:
Can I drive after taking consuming Mahacef-Plus tablet?
A:
Mahacef-Plus tablet may make you feel confused, stiff, less alert and causes unusual muscle movements. Avoid driving until you know how the medicine affects the body.
alcohol

Alcohol

Q:
Can I consume alcohol with Mahacef-Plus tablet?
A:
Avoid consuming alcohol while on the treatment as it may worsen the side effects of Mahacef-Plus tablet.
otherGeneralWarnings

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • You experience suicidal thoughts.
  • You are experiencing vision disturbances.
  • You have a kidney problem, and you are on dialysis.
  • You have diarrhoea, cramps, pain and fever after taking this medicine.
  • You have blood disorders like anaemia and inherited blood disorder (G6PD deficiency).
  • You are experiencing irregular heartbeats, low potassium levels or have had heart disease.
  • You are experiencing fits, difficulty in movement, confusion, and other mental disorders (Psychosis).
  • You have problems related to the liver and kidney, and you are taking medicine to prevent blood clotting.
  • You are experiencing pain, a pins-and-needles sensation, numbness and weakness in various body parts.
  • You have a history of tendonitis (inflammation of the tissue that connects muscles to bone) after taking antibiotics or myasthenia gravis.
  • You experience allergic reactions including serious skin allergies in different body parts (fluid-filled blisters, bumps, rashes and skin degradation).
  • If you are a diabetic taking medicines, caution is needed, as this medicine can cause low blood sugar. Close monitoring of blood glucose may be needed.
directionsForUse

Directions for Use of MAHACEF PLUS 200MG STRIP OF 10 TABLETS

  • Mahacef-Plus 200 mg tablet must be taken as directed by the doctor.
  • Swallow as a whole with a glass of water, do not cut, break or chew the medicine.
  • Take it with or without food.
  • Take the medicine at a fixed time for optimal results.
  • Complete the course as prescribed by the doctor.
storageAndDisposal

Storage and disposal of MAHACEF PLUS 200MG STRIP OF 10 TABLETS

  • Store Mahacef-Plus tablets below 25°C at a cool and dry place.
  • Protect it from moisture.
  • Keep it away from children and pets.
quickTips

Quick Tips of MAHACEF PLUS 200MG STRIP OF 10 TABLETS

  • Mahacef Plus 200mg tablet is an antibiotic used to treat typhoid fever and urinary tract infections.
  • You should always complete the entire course of treatment with antibiotics as prescribed by your doctor. Do not miss any dose, and do not take more than the prescribed dose.
  • Mahacef Plus tablet is a higher antibiotic reserved for specific infections only. Do not self-medicate with this medicine. Take proper medical advice before taking this medicine.
  • Before starting this medicine, inform your doctor if you are pregnant, planning on becoming pregnant, or breastfeeding. If you conceive while taking this medicine, stop taking this medicine immediatel...
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  • Also, inform your doctor about all other medicines that you take and your complete medical history.
  • Headache, stomach pain, and nausea/vomiting may occur in some individuals with the use of this medicine, inform your doctor if the side effects do not resolve over time.
  • If you experience dizziness or sleepiness after taking Mahacef Plus tablet, it is recommended to avoid driving, operating heavy machinery, or performing any such tasks that require mental alertness.
dosage

Dosage of MAHACEF PLUS 200MG STRIP OF 10 TABLETS

Overdose

Symptoms of overdose include dizziness, nausea, confusion, altered consciousness, fits, irregular heartbeat. In the case of an overdose with the Mahacef-Plus tablet, contact the doctor immediately or ...
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Missed a Dose

It is advisable not to miss any dose of antibiotics as it can result in failure of therapy. If you missed a dose of the Mahacef-Plus tablet, take it as soon as you remember. If it's time for the next ...
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modeOfAction

Mode of Action of MAHACEF PLUS 200MG STRIP OF 10 TABLETS

How Does It Work?

Mahacef-Plus tablet causes the death of the infection-causing bacteria.
interactions

Interactions of MAHACEF PLUS 200MG STRIP OF 10 TABLETS

Interactions with other medicines

  • Some medicines affect the way Mahacef-Plus tablet works, or the medicine itself reduces the effectiveness of other medicines taken at the same time.
  • Inform the physician about the medicines, supplements, or herbals you are taking or might take to avoid possible interaction.
  • The Mahacef-Plus tablet must be taken at least two hours before taking acidity medicines, preparations containing zinc and iron and certain anti-HIV drugs like Didanosine.
  • Increase the risk of fits if you are taking medicines to treat asthma-like theophylline, to reduce inflammation (Ibuprofen).
  • Must be used with caution if you are taking medicines that alter the heart rhythm like Quinidine, Hydroquinidine, Disopyramide, antidepressants like Clomipramine, Amitriptyline, antibiotics like Eryth...
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  • You may experience low blood sugar if you are taking medicine for diabetes like Glibenclamide.
  • The medicine interferes with the working of blood-thinning medicines like Warfarin.
  • You may experience tendon rupture if you are taking medicines used to treat inflammation and pain (corticosteroids) like betamethasone, and prednisone.

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: For how long do I need to take Mahacef-Plus 200 mg tablet?

  • Complete the full course of the Mahacef-Plus tablet, as per the doctor's prescribed duration.
  • You feel fine after a few doses but it is important to complete the course.
  • If you stop, there may be chances of infection reoccurring or not responding to the antibiotic in the future.

Q: Can Mahacef-Plus tablet be consumed on an empty stomach?

A: Mahacef-Plus tablet must be taken as directed by the doctor. It can be taken with or without food.

Q: What is the dosage of the Mahacef-Plus tablet?

A: Mahacef-Plus tablet must be taken after consulting the doctor. You must take the medicine in doses, frequency and duration as per the doctor’s advice.

Q: Is Mahacef 200 and Mahacef plus same?

A: No, Mahacef 200 contains cefixime while Mahacef Plus contains cefixime and ofloxacin as its active ingredients. Your doctor will prescribe the right medicine for you based on your condition, severity and the infection-causing bacteria.

Q: Can I take Mahacef plus for fever?

A: You should avoid self-medication with the Mahacef plus 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 your medical history.

Q: Can I take Mahacef plus for UTI?

A: Yes, you can take Mahacef plus for the treatment of urinary tract infection (UTI), but only after consulting the doctor. Do not self-medicate any antibiotic medicine in any case.

Q: Is Mahacef Plus an antibiotic?

A: Yes, Mahacef Plus is an antibiotic medicine used to treat typhoid fever and urinary tract infections.

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Last Updated on: 2 May 2024 | 6:00 PM (IST)

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