MucoCef-O-DT 100 mg tablet is a broad-spectrum antibiotic used to treat a variety of infections such as pneumonia, sinusitis, cystitis, gonococcal infection, etc. caused by bacteria. This medicine is not recommended for use in case of a common cold, flu or viral infections since it is active against infections caused by bacteria only.
Acute exacerbations of chronic bronchitis
Dosage: Take MucoCef-O-DT 100 at regular intervals as per physicianâs prescription. Do not skip any doses. Continue to take it even when you feel better. You must complete the entire course of antibiotic. If you donât, the infection will not clear completely. Take MucoCef-O-DT 100 with food to improve the absorption.
- Abdominal pain
- Dark or Clay colored stools
- Decreased appetite
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-DT 100?
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. Penicillins are related to cephalosporins and if you are allergic to one, you may be allergic to the other too.
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. Very upset stomach or throwing up. – Very loose stools (diarrhea), even after drug is stopped. – Any bruising or bleeding. – Any rash. – Side effect or health problem is not better or you are feeling worse.
Can I take MucoCef-O-DT 100 with other medicines?
MucoCef-O-DT 100 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-DT 100. If you must take antacids or gastric medicines, take between meals at least 2 hours before or after you have taken MucoCef-O-DT 100. – Alert your doctor if you are taking probenecid. – Always inform your doctor and pharmacist if you are taking any other medicines, including herbal medicines and medicines that you buy without a prescription.