Composition: Cefpodoxime Proxetil I .P equivalent to Cefpodoxime 50mg
Pack: 15 g/30 ml
Form: Dry syrup
Manufacturer: Ethix Health Care
Indication: Therapeutic indications
Dosage: Take Mucocef-o- 50 exactly as directed by your doctor. Do not take more or less than instructed by your doctor. Take Cefpodoxime at regular intervals as instructed. Do not skip any doses
This medication is used to treat a wide variety of bacterial infections. It works by stopping the growth of bacteria. In adults it can treat Upper respiratory tract infections (Acute bacterial sinusitis), Lower respiratory tract infections (Acute exacerbation of chronic bronchitis). This antibiotic treats only bacterial infections.
What is Mucocef-o- 50 for?
It is used to treat bacterial infections.
How does Mucocef-o- 50 work?
It works to harm the bacteria and fight the infection.
How Mucocef-o- 50 should be used:
Take Mucocef-o- 50 exactly as directed by your doctor. Do not take more or less than instructed by your doctor. Take Mucocef-o- 50 at regular intervals as instructed. Do not skip any doses. Continue to take it even when you feel better. You must complete the entire course of antibiotic.
Common side effects of Mucocef-o- 50:
Upset stomach or throwing up. Many small meals, good mouth care, sucking hard, sugar-free candy, or chewing sugar-free gum may help, loose stools (diarrhea).
What do I do if I miss a dose?
Take a missed dose as soon as you think about it. – If it is close to the time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and go back to your normal time. – Do not take 2 doses at the same time or extra doses. – Do not change the dose or stop this drug. – Talk with the doctor.
What precautions should I take when taking Mucocef-o- 50?
Alert your doctor if you have a history of allergic reactions (rash, breathlessness, swollen mouth or eyes) to similar antibiotics such as cefalexin, cefuroxime, cefixime, ceftibuten or any other cephalosporin antibiotics. – Alert your doctor if you are allergic to penicillin antibiotics, for example, amoxicillin, ampicillin and cloxacillin.
When do I need to seek medical help?
If you think there was an overdose, call your local poison control center or ER right away. Signs of a very bad reaction to the drug, these include wheezing; chest tightness; fever; itching; bad cough; blue or gray skin color; seizures; or swelling of face, lips tongue, or throat.
Can I take Mucocef-o- 50 with other medicines?
Cefpodoxime should not be taken with antacids and other gastric medicines such as cimetidine, ranitidine and famotidine. This is because these medicines could reduce the effectiveness of Mucocef-o- 50. If you must take antacids or gastric medicines, take between meals at least 2 hours before or after you have taken Mucocef-o- 50. Alert your doctor if you are taking probenecid.
Are there any food restrictions
How do I store Mucocef-o- 50?
Store in a cool, dry place away from the reach of children, refrigerate the oral suspension (between 2-8Â°C) once you have mixed the powder with water. Do not freeze it otherwise it will become less effective. Throw away any unused portion after 14 days. – Medicines must not be used past the expiry date.
Category C: Either studies in animals have revealed adverse effects on the foetus (teratogenic or embryocidal or other) and there are no controlled studies in women or studies in women and animals are not available. Drugs should be given only if the potential benefit justifies the potential risk to the foetus.