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Zocef Cv Dry Syp

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30ml Dry Syrup in Bottle
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Clavulanic Acid(31.25 Mg) + Cefuroxime(125.0 Mg)
Therapeutic classification
ANTIBIOTIC

Medical Description

Zocef Cv Paed Dry Syrup is an antibiotic medicine and is used to treat various bacterial infections like infections of the urinary tract, respiratory tract and sexually transmitted diseases. It contai...
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Uses of Zocef Cv Dry Syp

Zocef Cv Paed Dry Syrup is used to treat various types of bacterial infections such as infection of the urinary tract, lower respiratory tract and sexually transmitted diseases like gonorrhoea.

Contraindications of Zocef Cv Dry Syp

  • If you are allergic to cefuroxime or clavulanic acid or any of the ingredients of Zocef Cv Paed Dry Syrup.
  • If you have a history of a severe allergy to any other antibiotics like penicillins.

Side effects of Zocef Cv Dry Syp

  • Diarrhoea
  • Nausea
  • Vomiting
  • Stomach pain
  • Headache
  • Sleepiness

Precautions and Warnings of Zocef Cv Dry Syp

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I take Zocef Cv Paed Dry Syrup during pregnancy?
A:
It is advised to take Zocef Cv Paed Dry Syrup only if your doctor considers it essential.

Breast Feeding

Q:
Can I take Zocef Cv Paed Dry Syrup while breastfeeding?
A:
Components of Zocef Cv Paed Dry Syrup pass into the breastmilk in small quantities. It is advised not to breastfeed during the treatment. Doctors may also recommend monitoring the baby if any fungal infection of the mouth or diarrhoea develops.

Driving

Q:
Can I drive if I have consumed Zocef Cv Paed Dry Syrup?
A:
It is advised not to drive or use machines when you have taken Zocef Cv Paed Dry Syrup as it may cause dizziness.

Alcohol

Q:
Can I consume alcohol with Zocef Cv Paed Dry Syrup?
A:
Try to avoid alcohol intake during the treatment with Zocef Cv Paed Dry Syrup, as it can make you more dizzy or drowsy.

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • You develop any allergic reaction after taking Zocef Cv Paed Dry Syrup.
  • You have a history of an allergy to any antibiotic like cephalosporins, penicillins.
  • You are already taking water pills, as it can affect kidney functions.
  • You have a history of pain and swelling in the inner lining of the intestine.

Mode of Action of Zocef Cv Dry Syp

How Does It Work?

  • Zocef Cv Paed Dry Syrup works by the combined action of both its components: cefuroxime and clavulanic acid
  • Cefuroxime acts by inhibiting the cell wall synthesis of bacteria, which is responsible for bacterial infection. However, bacteria make an enzyme (beta-lactamases), which can destroy cefuroxime.
  • Clavulanic acid inactivates this enzyme and hence helps cefuroxime to function optimally.

Directions for Use of Zocef Cv Dry Syp

  • Zocef Cv Paed Dry Syrup should be taken as directed by your doctor.
  • Shake it well before use.
  • Use a measuring cup, spoon or dropper for the exact quantity.
  • It would be best if you take it at a fixed time for optimal results.
  • You should not consume it more than that prescribed by your doctor.

Interactions of Zocef Cv Dry Syp

Interactions with other medicines

  • Zocef Cv Paed Dry Syrup may interact with other medicines and produce an altered response. Please tell your doctor if you are using any other medicines, over-the-counter medicines (that you buy withou...
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  • There is limited information available on the interaction of this combination with other medicines. However, any interactions are seen with these two components, when taken alone, may occur with this ...
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  • Oral contraceptives, antacids and medicines used in the treatment of gout, such as Probenecid, should be used cautiously.

Storage and disposal of Zocef Cv Dry Syp

  • Store Zocef Cv Paed Dry Syrup at room temperature, protected from light and moisture.
  • Keep it out of reach of the children and pets.

Dosage of Zocef Cv Dry Syp

Overdose

Symptoms of an overdose include brain damage, fits or coma. If you think you have taken an excessive dose of Zocef Cv Paed Dry Syrup, contact your doctor immediately or visit the nearest hospital.

Missed a Dose

  • It is advised not to miss any dose of antibiotics as it can fail therapy.
  • If you have missed taking any dose of Zocef Cv Paed Dry Syrup, take it as soon as you remember.
  • If it's time for your next dose, then skip the missed dose and continue with your regular dosing schedule.
  • Do not take a double dose of this medicine to compensate for the missed one.

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: Is diarrhoea a common side effect during the treatment with Zocef Cv Paed Dry Syrup?

A: Yes, diarrhoea is a common side effect during the treatment with Zocef Cv Paed Dry Syrup but contact your doctor immediately if you have diarrhoea with blood and mucous along with stomach pain and fever. It can be a sign of inflammation of the large intestine.

Q: For how long do I need to take Zocef Cv Paed Dry Syrup?

A: You are supposed to complete the dosage prescribed by your physician. If you skip the dose or do not complete the course with Zocef Cv Paed Dry Syrup, it may cause resistance and decrease the effectiveness of immediate treatment.
Product Details
Brand
ZOCEF CV PAED
Country of Origin
India
Expires on or After
29/11/2022

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ContainsClavulanic Acid(31.25 Mg),Cefuroxime(125.0 Mg)
UsesBacterial infections
Side effectsDiarrhoea, nausea, headache
Last Updated on: 05 Jun 2021 | 02:12 PM (IST)
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