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Monocef O Cv 200/125 Mg Strip Of 10 Tablets

10 Tablet(s) in Strip
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Cefpodoxime(200.0 Mg) + Clavulanic Acid(125.0 Mg)
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Medical Description

Monocef-O CV Tablet is used to treat bacterial infections of the throat/neck, lungs, ear, urinary tract and skin caused by bacterial organisms. It is an antibiotic that contains cefpodoxime and clavul...
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Uses of Monocef O Cv 200/125 Mg Strip Of 10 Tablets

Monocef-O CV tablet is used to treat bacterial infections of different parts of the body such as the urinary tract, lungs, throat, skin, ear, reproductive tract, etc.

Contraindications of Monocef O Cv 200/125 Mg Strip Of 10 Tablets

  • If you have an allergy to cefpodoxime, clavulanic acid or any of the ingredients of this medicine.
  • If you are allergic to the cephalosporin class of antibiotics.
  • If you have an infection that is caused by the bacteria Clostridium difficile.
  • If you have liver or kidney problems.
  • If you are suffering from fits.

Side effects of Monocef O Cv 200/125 Mg Strip Of 10 Tablets

  • Diarrhoea
  • Vomiting
  • Nausea
  • Stomach pain
  • Loss of appetite
  • Headache
  • Skin rash

Precautions and Warnings of Monocef O Cv 200/125 Mg Strip Of 10 Tablets



Can I take the Monocef-O CV tablet during pregnancy?
There is limited data available about the effect of Monocef-O CV tablets during pregnancy. Hence, it is recommended not to take this medicine, unless it is prescribed by your doctor. Consult your doctor if you are pregnant, think you may be pregnant or you are planning to have a baby.

Breast Feeding

Can I take the Monocef-O CV tablets while breastfeeding?
The components of the Monocef-O CV tablet passes into breastmilk and can cause fungal infections of the mouth and diarrhoea in your baby, though not everyone experiences it. Hence, it should not be taken during breastfeeding, unless it is prescribed by your doctor.


Can I drive if I have consumed the Monocef-O CV tablet?
If you feel dizzy after taking the Monocef-O CV medicine, avoid driving or operating heavy machinery.


Can I consume alcohol with the Monocef-O CV tablet?
Do not consume alcohol when you are taking Monocef-O CV tablet as it can cause facial flushing, nausea, vomiting or a more severe reaction. Talk to your doctor if you take it often.

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • You have a history of allergic reactions to any antibiotic.
  • You are suffering from persistent diarrhoea when on this medicine or even after discontinuing this medicine.
  • You are an alcoholic.

Mode of Action of Monocef O Cv 200/125 Mg Strip Of 10 Tablets

How Does It Work?

  • Cefpodoxime controls the growth of bacteria and kills them by inhibiting the synthesis of the bacterial cell wall. However, the bacteria make the enzyme (beta-lactamases) which can destroy cefpodoxime...
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  • Clavulanic acid inactivates this enzyme and hence helps cefpodoxime to function optimally.

Directions for Use of Monocef O Cv 200/125 Mg Strip Of 10 Tablets

Monocef-O CV tablet should be consumed as a whole with sufficient amount of water and should be taken after meals to avoid an upset stomach. Do not stop taking this medicine abruptly, as may lead to t...
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Interactions of Monocef O Cv 200/125 Mg Strip Of 10 Tablets

Interactions with other medicines

  • Some medicines alter the effect of Monocef-O CV tablet or the medicine itself alter the effect of other medicines.
  • Concomitant use of acid-lowering medicines like antacids, ranitidine and cimetidine with Monocef-O CV medicine, decrease the effect of the medicine.
  • Concomitant use of probenecid with Monocef-O CV medicine increases the effect of the medicine.
  • When medicines known to cause harm to the kidney like amphotericin-B, vancomycin, amikacin are administered along with Monocef-O CV tablet may increase the risk of kidney disease.
  • Discuss with the doctor about the other medicines, herbal preparations and supplements you take to avoid possible interactions.

Storage and disposal of Monocef O Cv 200/125 Mg Strip Of 10 Tablets

  • Store Monocef-O CV tablet at or below 25°C in a cool and dry place.
  • Please keep it in original packing in order to protect it from light.
  • Keep the medicine out of the reach of children and pets.

Dosage of Monocef O Cv 200/125 Mg Strip Of 10 Tablets


  • An overdose of Monocef-O CV tablet may cause nausea, vomiting and diarrhoea and if have kidney problems and you take more of this medicine, brain diseases (encephalopathy) may occur.
  • If you think you have taken too much of this medicine contact your doctor immediately or visit the nearest hospital.

Missed a Dose

It is advisable not to miss any dose of antibiotics as it can result in the failure of therapy. If you have missed any dose of this medicine, take it as soon as you remember it. If it's time for your ...
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Content Details


Dr. Arpit Verma

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)


Dr. Ritu Budania

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)


Q: For how long do I need to take the Monocef-O CV medicine?

A: You must complete the course of Monocef O CV, as per the doctor's prescribed duration. If you stop, there may be chances of infection to reoccur.

Q: Can I take the Monocef-O CV medicine in case I have flu?

A: Flu is the common cold that is caused by viruses. The medicine works against bacteria and not viruses. Do not self-medicate, as the antibiotic is for severe infections. Seek medical help and follow the doctor's advice.

Q: Can I use Monocef-O CV medicine for throat infections?

A: Yes, the Monocef-O CV medicine is used to treat throat infections caused by bacterial organisms. The doctor might prescribe you the one based on the causative organism and its sensitivity to the medicine.

Q: Can I take the Monocef-O CV medicine without food?

A: Monocef O CV must be taken with food to avoid an upset stomach, it enhances the absorption of the medicine by consuming the medicine on empty stomach results in an upset stomach.

Q: Can I stop taking Monocef-O CV 200, if I feel relieved?

A: No, antibiotics have to be taken for the complete course as prescribed by your doctor. To ensure complete and effective treatment, take medicine for the full course, even if you start feeling fine midway.

Q: What is the composition of Monocef-O CV 200?

A: Monocef-O CV 200 consists of cefpodoxime and clavulanic acid as their active ingredient, which is an antibiotic used to treat various bacterial infections.


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ContainsCefpodoxime(200.0 Mg),Clavulanic Acid(125.0 Mg)
UsesBacterial infection
Side effectsDiarrhoea, nausea, vomiting, stomach ache
Last Updated on: 02 Dec 2021 | 07:32 PM (IST)
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