Mahacef Plus 200mg Tablet

Mahacef Plus 200mg Tablet

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Mahacef Plus 200mg Tablet Description

Mahacef-Plus tablet is used to treat typhoid fever and urinary tract infections. It contains Cefixime and Ofloxacin. Mahacef Plus fights against the infection-causing bacteria, thus preventing their g...
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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
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Uses of Mahacef Plus 200mg Tablet

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

Contraindications of Mahacef Plus 200mg Tablet

  • 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.

Side effects of Mahacef Plus 200mg Tablet

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

Precautions and Warnings of Mahacef Plus 200mg Tablet


Can I take Mahacef-Plus tablet during pregnancy?
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.

Breast Feeding

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


Can I drive after taking consuming Mahacef-Plus tablet?
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.


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

Other General Warnings

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

Mode of Action of Mahacef Plus 200mg Tablet

How Does It Work?

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

Directions for Use of Mahacef Plus 200mg Tablet

  • 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 with or without food.
  • Take the medicine at a fixed time for optimal results.
  • Complete the course as prescribed by the doctor.

Interactions of Mahacef Plus 200mg Tablet

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, prednisone.

Storage and disposal of Mahacef Plus 200mg Tablet

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

Dosage of Mahacef Plus 200mg Tablet


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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Dr. Ritu Budania

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)


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: Any specific caution is needed when taking Mahacef-Plus tablet?

A: When on treatment with the Mahacef-Plus medicine, be careful and do not expose to sun rays. It results in sunburns and rashes. After stopping the treatment, limit the exposure to the sun for the next 48 hours.

Q: What is Mahacef-Plus tablet?

A: Mahacef-Plus tablet is a combination of two medicines - cefixime and ofloxacin used to treat typhoid fever and urinary tract infections in adult patients.

Q: What is Mahacef-Plus tablet used for?

A: Mahacef-Plus tablet is used in adults to treat typhoid fever and urinary tract infections.

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 are the side effects of Mahacef-Plus 200 mg tablet?

A: You may experience nausea, vomiting, diarrhoea, stomach pain, dizziness, etc while on treatment with Mahacef-Plus 200 mg tablet.

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. It is used for the treatment of typhoid fever and urinary tract infections. Mahacef Plus works by preventing the formation of the bacterial protective covering which is essential for the survival of the bacteria in the human body.
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