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Refzil O 250mg Tablet
Refzil O 250mg Tablet

Refzil O 250mg Tablet

By RANBAXY LABORATORIES (SUN PHARMA)
10 Tablet(s) in Strip
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MRP 594.00
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Cefprozil(250.0 Mg)
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Therapeutic classification
Antibiotic

Medical Description

Refzil O 250 mg tablet is an antibiotic containing Cefprozil as its active ingredient. It is used to treat a wide variety of bacterial infections of the nose, ear, throat, skin, urinary tract, etc. Refzil O 250 mg tablet should be taken as directed by the doctor and in the correct doses and for the exact duration as prescribed. It can be taken with or without food. Complete the entire course of this medicine and do not consume these tablets more than that prescribed, as it may cause some serious effects. Inform your doctor if you are pregnant, planning a pregnancy or breastfeeding and about all the medicines and supplements you take and all the conditions or diseases you suffer from, before starting the Refzil O 250 mg tablet.
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Uses of Refzil O 250mg Tablet

Refzil O 250 mg tablet is used for the treatment of various types of bacterial infections.

Contraindications of Refzil O 250mg Tablet

  • If you are allergic to Cefprozil or any other ingredients of Refzil O 250 mg tablet.
  • If you are allergic to a similar class of antibiotics called cephalosporin antibiotics.

Side effects of Refzil O 250mg Tablet

  • Nausea
  • Vomiting
  • Stomach pain
  • Diarrhoea
  • Dizziness
  • Skin rashes

Precautions and Warnings of Refzil O 250mg Tablet

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I take the Refzil O 250 mg tablet during pregnancy?
A:
Refzil O 250 mg tablet should not be used during pregnancy as there is limited safety data available about this medicine in pregnant women, thus you should consult your doctor. Your doctor will only prescribe you this medicine if considered essential after assessing the benefits over risks.

Breast Feeding

Q:
Can I take the Refzil O 250 mg tablet while breastfeeding?
A:
Cefprozil passes into breast milk, hence you should be cautious while using Refzil O 250 mg tablet while breastfeeding.

Driving

Q:
Can I drive if I have consumed the Refzil O 250 mg tablet?
A:
Refzil O 250 mg tablet may cause dizziness, thus you should avoid driving if you do not feel well or are unable to be alert.

Alcohol

Q:
Can I consume alcohol with the Refzil O 250 mg tablet?
A:
Although there is no known interaction with alcohol and Refzil O 250 mg tablet, alcohol is known to worsen the infection; thus it's better to avoid consuming alcohol while on treatment with this medicine.

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • You are suffering from any heart, liver or kidney problems.
  • You develop an allergic reaction after taking Refzil O 250 mg tablet, contact your doctor immediately.
  • You develop an infection or superinfection while on treatment.
  • You are suffering from a disease related to your stomach or intestine.
  • You should let the doctor or the laboratory person know that you are using this medicine while going for a lab test, as this medicine may interfere with the lab tests.
  • Do not take this medicine for any other condition other than that prescribed by the doctor.
  • Refzil O 250 mg tablet is not recommended for use in children below 6 months old.

Mode of Action of Refzil O 250mg Tablet

How Does It Work?

Cefprozil in Refzil O 250 mg tablet works by killing the growth of bacteria.

Directions for Use of Refzil O 250mg Tablet

Refzil O 250 mg tablet should be taken as directed by your doctor. Swallow it as a whole with a glass of water, do not cut, break or chew the medicine. It can be taken with or without food. It would be best if you took it at a fixed time for optimal results and should not consume it more than that prescribed by your doctor.
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Interactions of Refzil O 250mg Tablet

Interactions with other medicines

  • Some medicines can affect the way Refzil O 250 mg tablet works or this medicine 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 interactions.
  • Especially, if you are taking medicines like Probenecid (used to treat gout) and antibiotics like Gentamicin, Streptomycin, Neomycin, etc.
  • You should let the doctor or the laboratory person know that you are using this medicine while going for a lab test, as this medicine may interfere with the lab tests.

Interactions with food items

Refzil O 250 mg tablet can be taken either with or without food.

Storage and disposal of Refzil O 250mg Tablet

  • Store Refzil O 250 mg tablets at room temperature protected from moisture and heat.
  • Keep the tablets out of reach and sight of children and pets.
  • Do not use expired or damaged medicines.
  • Discard any unused medicine properly, do not flush in the toilet or throw it into the drain.

Dosage of Refzil O 250mg Tablet

Overdose

Seek medical attention in case you have consumed too much Refzil O 250 mg tablet.

Missed a Dose

In case you’ve missed taking any dose of Refzil O 250 mg tablet, take it as soon as you remember it. If it is almost time for the next dose, then skip the missed dose. Avoid taking a double dose to compensate for the missed dose.
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Content Details

WRITTEN BY

Dr. Arpit Verma

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

REVIEWED BY

Dr. Ritu Budania

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

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Q: What is the use of Refzil O 250 mg tablet?

A: Refzil O 250 mg tablet is used to treat different types of bacterial infections of the skin, throat, nose, urinary tract, etc.

Q: Should Refzil O 250 mg tablet be taken with or without food?

A: Refzil O 250 mg tablet should be taken as directed by the doctor. It can be taken both with or without food.

Q: Can I stop taking the Refzil O 250 mg tablet if I feel my symptoms have gone away?

A: No, you must continue taking the Refzil O 250 mg tablet for the prescribed duration, if you discontinue the medicine before completing the treatment your symptoms may return.

Q: Can Refzil O 250 mg tablet be taken to treat viral?

A: No, Refzil O 250 mg tablet is an antibiotic and is not meant for viral infections. Also, do not take any medicine without consulting a healthcare professional.

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ContainsCefprozil(250.0 Mg)
UsesBacterial infections
Side effectsNausea, vomiting, stomach pain, diarrhoea
Last Updated on: 11 Mar 2021 | 07:30 PM (IST)
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