Monocef O 50mg Oral Suspension 30ml
By ARISTO PHARMACEUTICALS PVT LTD
30ml Suspension in Bottle
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Monocef O 50mg Dry Syp 30ml contains cefpodoxime belonging to a class of antibiotics called cephalosporins, which are used to treat bacterial infections.
Uses of Monocef O 50mg Dry Syp 30ml
Monocef O 50mg Dry Syp 30ml uses are bronchitis, pneumonia, gonorrhoea, urinary tract infections, skin, ear and throat infections, and sinus and tonsil infections.
Contraindications of Monocef O 50mg Dry Syp 30ml
Do not use this syrup if you are allergic to this medicine, you have clostridium difficile colitis, and your liver function tests are abnormal.
Side effects of Monocef O 50mg Dry Syp 30ml
Monocef O 50mg Dry Syp 30ml side effects include, nausea, vomiting, stomach ache, diarrhoea, constipation, gas, bloating, stiffening of muscles, backache, muscle pain, headache, fatigue, nervousness, and anxiety.
Precautions and Warnings of Monocef O 50mg Dry Syp 30ml
Can I take Monocef O 50mg Dry Syp 30ml during pregnancy?
It should not be taken in pregnancy, unless considered necessary by your physician,
Can I take Monocef O 50mg Dry Syp 30ml while breastfeeding?
This medicine passes into the breast milk in low quantities, hence it is safe to consume while breastfeeding. However, watch out for diarrhoea in the baby.
Can I drive if I have consumed Monocef O 50mg Dry Syp 30ml?
This medicine can cause some mental confusion and lack of alertness, hence do not drive if you experience any of these symptoms.
Can I consume alcohol with Monocef O 50mg Dry Syp 30ml?
There is no known interaction with alcohol.
Other General Warnings
Talk to your doctor if
- Ensure that you complete the course of this syrup as prescribed, even if you begin to feel better after a few doses.
- Discontinuing the medicine against medical advice can lead to antibiotic resistance.
- Report to a doctor if you experience major side effects or symptoms of diarrhoea.
Mode of Action of Monocef O 50mg Dry Syp 30ml
How Does It Work?
The medicine kills the bacteria by interfering with their growth.
Directions for Use of Monocef O 50mg Dry Syp 30ml
Use the medicine exactly as prescribed by the physician. Do not have it in larger or smaller quantities than recommended. Take it with food or right after a meal. It is essential to complete the treatment course. Do not stop the use of this medicine without consulting your doctor.
Interactions of Monocef O 50mg Dry Syp 30ml
Interactions with other medicines
Antacids like ranitidine may affect the effectiveness of this medicine, hence it is important to inform your doctor about your medical history.
Interactions with food items
There are not any known interactions with food.
Other general Interactions
No known interactions with other conditions.
Storage and disposal of Monocef O 50mg Dry Syp 30ml
Keep the medicine at room temperature, tightly closed, and away from heat or sunlight.
Dosage of Monocef O 50mg Dry Syp 30ml
If case of an overdose, seek medical assistance. Overdose symptoms include nausea, vomiting, diarrhoea, abdominal pain, and headache.
Missed a Dose
If you miss a dose, take it when you remember. Skip the missed dose, but do not compensate with a double dose.
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)
Q: Can this medicine be used against viral infections?
A: This medicine is ineffective against viruses. If used incorrectly, it will lead to the development of antibiotic resistance.
Q: What should I inform my doctor before taking this medicine?
- Give a comprehensive account of your current and past medical history, along with all the medicines that you take.
- Inform your doctor about any herbal medicines or nutritional supplements that you may be taking.
Q: For how long does the effect of this medicine last?
A: The effect usually lasts for about 12 hours, while it takes about 2-3 hours for the medicine to act.
Q: Is it safe to take a vaccine while on this medicine?
A: The medicine can reduce the effectiveness of live or weakened vaccines like typhoid, hence it is best to inform your doctor before taking any vaccination.
- Drugs and Lactation Database (LactMed) [Internet]. Bethesda (MD): National Library of Medicine (US); 2006. Cefpodoxime. Updated October 31, 2018.
- Fulton B, et al. Cefpodoxime proxetil: a review of its use in the management of bacterial infections in paediatric patients. 2001.
- WebMD. Cefpodoxime proxetil.
Last Updated on: 15 Aug 2020 | 07:11 AM (IST)
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