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Realcef 200mg Tablet

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Realcef 200mg Tablet Description

Realcef Tablet tablet is an antibiotic medicine used in treating bacterial infections of the urinary tract, lungs, throat, airways, tonsils, middle ear and cervical/urethral infections. It is also use...
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ContainsCefixime(200.0 Mg),Lactobacillus Sporogenes(60.0 M)
UsesBacterial infections
Side effectsDiarrhoea, nausea, vomiting, stomach pain, indigestion
ClassificationANTIBIOTIC
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Uses of Realcef 200mg Tablet

  • Realcef Tablet is used to treat bacterial infections of ear, nose or sinuses, urinary system, throat infections and lungs (such as bronchitis, pneumonia).
  • It is also effective for typhoid (enteric) fever and gonorrhoea.

Contraindications of Realcef 200mg Tablet

If you are allergic to cefixime and Lactobacillus sporogenes or any similar antibiotics, including penicillin or any other ingredients of Realcef Tablet.

Side effects of Realcef 200mg Tablet

  • Diarrhoea
  • Nausea
  • Vomiting
  • Stomach upset
  • Skin itching
  • Vaginal discharge
  • Headache

Precautions and Warnings of Realcef 200mg Tablet

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I take Realcef Tablet during pregnancy?
A:
Due to a lack of safety information on pregnancy, Realcef should not be used in pregnancy unless considered essential by your doctor.

Breast Feeding

Q:
Can I take Realcef Tablet while breastfeeding?
A:
It is unknown whether Realcef Tablet passes into human milk. Hence, it is advised to discontinue nursing temporarily if you are treated with this medicine. If you are taking this medicine while breastfeeding, watch for diarrhoea in your baby.

Driving

Q:
Can I drive if I have consumed Realcef Tablet?
A:
Realcef Tablet can cause side effects like confusion, altered consciousness, feeling less alert and fits. If you experience any of these, don’t drive or use machinery.

Alcohol

Q:
Can I consume alcohol with Realcef Tablet?
A:
There is limited information available on interactions of Realcef Tablet when taken with alcohol. However, alcohol may worsen the side effects of this medicine and delay the recovery from infection. Thus, avoid consuming alcohol while taking this antibiotic.

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • You have kidney disease or kidney failure or liver disease.
  • You experience skin reactions after taking this medicine.
  • You have or had encephalopathy (damage or disease that affects the brain and alters the way the brain works).
  • You are suffering from a condition called haemolytic anaemia (a condition where red blood cells get broken down faster than they are formed).
  • You experience watery diarrhoea, stomach pain and fever.

Mode of Action of Realcef 200mg Tablet

How Does It Work?

  • Realcef Tablet contains cefixime and Lactobacillus sporogenes. It works by inhibiting the growth of the cell walls of bacteria, which eventually leads to the death of the bacteria.
  • Lactobacillus are a gut friendly bacteria, which is often used as a probiotic. It helps in improving digestion and also prevents diarrhoea caused due to use of antibiotics.

Directions for Use of Realcef 200mg Tablet

  • Take Realcef Tablet as a whole with a sufficient amount of water as directed by your doctor.
  • Do not consume it more than the prescribed medicine or for a longer duration.
  • Always complete the course of antibiotic medicine and do not discontinue on your own.

Interactions of Realcef 200mg Tablet

Interactions with other medicines

  • Some medicines can affect the way Realcef Tablet works or Realcef itself can reduce the effectiveness of other medicines taken at the same time.
  • Tell your doctor about all the medicines, supplements or herbals you are currently taking or might take to avoid any possible interaction.
  • Especially if you are taking medicines to treat high blood pressure, heart failure, high/abnormal cholesterol levels, blood thinners, anti-infectives, anti-diabetics, anti-asthmatics, pain killers, im...
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  • Medicine used as a blood thinner such as warfarin should be used with caution, as it increases the risk of bleeding when used along with this medicine.

Storage and disposal of Realcef 200mg Tablet

  • Store it below 25°C, protected from light.
  • Keep it out of the reach of children and pets.

Dosage of Realcef 200mg Tablet

Overdose

Seek medical care immediately in case you happen to take too much of Realcef Tablet.

Missed a Dose

It is advisable to complete the course of antibiotics. Do not miss any dose. If you have missed any dose of Realcef Tablet, then take it as early as you remember. If it is the time for your next dose,...
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Content Details

WRITTEN BY
doctor

Dr. Nikita Toshi

BDS (Bachelor of Dental Surgery)

REVIEWED BY
doctor

Dr. Ritu Budania

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

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Q: Can I use Realcef Tablet for tooth infections?

A: No, do not self medicate with Realcef Tablet. Reach out to your dentist to find out the main cause of your tooth infection and get treatment.

Q: How many days the Realcef Tablet should be taken?

A: The doctor will adjust the dose and duration of treatment with the Realcef Tablet, depending on the severity and type of infection. Do not stop the treatment in between even if you feel better. Also, do not take it for longer than prescribed, without consulting a doctor. If you do not feel any improvement, even after completing the full course of treatment, immediately inform the doctor.

Q: Can we take the Realcef Tablet with milk?

A: You should take the Realcef Tablet exactly as told by the doctor. Taking it with milk might interfere with the activity of this antibiotic. However, you can confirm with your doctor if you have any doubts about how to take this antibiotic.

Q: Can I take Realcef Tablet for fever and cold?

A: No, Realcef Tablet is a higher antibiotic and reserved for severe infections. This medicine should be taken only if your doctor considers it essential for you. Also, this medicine is not meant for viral infections.
Product Details
Brand
REALCEF
Expires on or After
30/09/2022

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