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Zocef Cv Dt 125mg Strip Of 6 Tablets

By ALKEM LABORATORIES LTD
6 Tablet(s) in Strip
MRP 94.58*
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Zocef Cv Dt 125mg Strip Of 6 Tablets Description

Zocef Cv Dt Tablet 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 contains c

efuroxime and clavulanic acid as its active components. Cefuroxime is an antibiotic that acts by inhibiting the cell wall synthesis of bacteria and clavulanic acid acts by inhibiting the enzyme made by bacteria; this will help cefuroxime to function optimally. You should not use this medicine if you are allergic to penicillins or any other ingredient of this medicine. It should be taken as directed by the doctor and in the correct doses and for the exact duration as prescribed. It should be taken with or after food. You should complete the entire treatment with this medicine and not stop it mid-way on your own without first consulting your doctor.

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ContainsClavulanic Acid(31.25 Mg) + Cefuroxime(125.0 Mg)
TherapyANTIBIOTIC
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uses

Uses of Zocef Cv Dt 125mg Strip Of 6 Tablets

Zocef Cv Dt Tablet 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

Contraindications of Zocef Cv Dt 125mg Strip Of 6 Tablets

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

Side effects of Zocef Cv Dt 125mg Strip Of 6 Tablets

  • Diarrhoea, nausea, vomiting
  • Stomach pain, flatulence, indigestion
  • Headache
  • Sleepiness
  • Mouth ulcers
  • Thirsty feeling, lack of appetite
  • Increase in liver enzymes
  • Low blood count
  • Shortness of breath
  • Itching and swelling in the vagina, painful urination
  • Itching, redness, chills
  • Chest pain
precautionsAndWarnings

Precautions and Warnings of Zocef Cv Dt 125mg Strip Of 6 Tablets

pregnancy

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I take Zocef Cv Dt Tablet during pregnancy?
A:
It is advised to take Zocef Cv Dt Tablet only if your doctor considers it essential.
breastfeeding

Breast Feeding

Q:
Can I take Zocef Cv Dt Tablet while breastfeeding?
A:
Components of Zocef Cv Dt Tablet 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

Driving

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

Alcohol

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

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • You develop any allergic reaction after taking Zocef Cv Dt Tablet.
  • 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.
modeOfAction

Mode of Action of Zocef Cv Dt 125mg Strip Of 6 Tablets

How Does It Work?

  • Zocef Cv Dt Tablet 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.
directionsForUse

Directions for Use of Zocef Cv Dt 125mg Strip Of 6 Tablets

  • Zocef Cv Dt Tablet should be taken as directed by your doctor.
  • Swallow it as a whole with a glass of water, with or after food.
  • Do not cut, break or chew the medicine.
  • 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

Interactions of Zocef Cv Dt 125mg Strip Of 6 Tablets

Interactions with other medicines

  • Zocef Cv Dt Tablet 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 without a p...
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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.
storageAndDisposal

Storage and disposal of Zocef Cv Dt 125mg Strip Of 6 Tablets

  • Store Zocef Cv Dt Tablet at room temperature, protected from light and moisture.
  • Keep it out of reach of the children and pets.
dosage

Dosage of Zocef Cv Dt 125mg Strip Of 6 Tablets

Overdose

Symptoms of an overdose include brain damage, fits or a coma. If you think you have taken an excessive dose of Zocef Cv Dt Tablet, 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 Dt Tablet, 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 Dt Tablet?

A: Yes, diarrhoea is a common side effect during the treatment with Zocef Cv Dt Tablet 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 Dt Tablet?

A: You are supposed to complete the dosage as prescribed by your physician. If you skip the dose or do not complete the course with Zocef Cv Dt Tablet, it may cause resistance and decrease the effectiveness of immediate treatment.
Product Details
Brand
ZOCEF
Country of Origin
India
Expires on or After
22/10/2024
Last Updated on: 02 Dec 2021 | 10:32 PM (IST)

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