Microcef 200mg Tablet

  • Manufacturer : Micro Labs Ltd.
  • Composition : Cefpodoxime 200mg
  • Generally Prescribed For : Bacterial Infections (Respiratory Tract Infections)
  • Estimated Price : 148.50 For 10 Tablets Strip

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Uses of Microcef 200mg Tablet

Microcef 200mg Tablet is used for the treatment or prevention of the following disease(s):

Bacterial Infections (Respiratory Tract Infections)

Side effects of Microcef 200mg Tablet

The most common side effects of Microcef 200mg Tablet are - Fever, Headache, Insomnia, Pain, Abdominal Pain, Tenderness, Constipation, Diarrhea, Blurred vision, Nausea, Vomiting

These side effects can usually occur in patients. However, these are only indicative and not all patients will experience them.

Precautions while using Microcef 200mg Tablet

Do not use Microcef 200mg Tablet if you are allergic to - Cefpodoxime

If you have heart disease, liver or kidney disease, drug or alcohol addiction, consult your doctor before using Microcef 200mg Tablet.

If you are allergic to any medicine or food, consult your doctor before using this medicine.

Use this medicine under the supervision of your doctor.

To avoid an adverse reaction, consult your doctor if you are already taking other medicines.

How Microcef 200mg Tablet works

Microcef 200mg Tablet contains - Cefpodoxime

Cefpodoxime interferes with bacterial cell wall synthesis by inhibiting the final step in the crosslinking of peptidoglycan strands. Peptidoglycan makes cell membranes rigid and protective. Without it, bacterial cells rupture and die.

Dosage of Microcef 200mg Tablet

The dosage of Microcef 200mg Tablet depends on many factors such as the patient age, health, medical condition or history of the patient and many other conditions.

Please use this medicine as prescribed by your doctor.

Overdose of Microcef 200mg Tablet

If you forget to take a dose of Microcef 200mg Tablet, do not take two doses at the same time, there is a risk of overdose.

If you notice any unusual reaction in your body after taking this medicine, contact your doctor immediately or call your local medical emergency number.

Overdose symptoms - Nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, stomach pain.

Onset of Action Microcef 200mg Tablet

It takes about 1 to 2 hours to show the effect of the medicine.

Duration of Action Microcef 200mg Tablet

Effect of medication lasts for an average of 12 hours.

Precautions & Warnings

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  • Alcohol Not found any harmful side effects with alcohol consumption. However; consult your doctor before consumption.

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  • Pregnancy It is safe to take this medicine during pregnancy. It is advisable to consult your doctor before taking this medication.

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  • Breastfeeding This medicine is safe to use during breastfeeding. It is advisable to consult your doctor before taking this medication.

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  • Driving This medicine usually causes no problems in your driving. It is advisable to consult your doctor before taking this medication.

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  • Kidney This medicine should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Consult your doctor before taking this medicine.

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  • Liver This medicine should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Consult your doctor before taking this medicine.

... Frequently Asked Questions About Microcef 200mg Tablet

Q.1) Can I buy Microcef 200mg Tablet without a prescription? Ans. No, you need a valid prescription to buy Microcef 200mg Tablet. Q.2) What are the usages of Microcef 200mg Tablet? Ans. Microcef 200mg Tablet is used to treat Bacterial Infections (Respiratory Tract Infections). Q.3) How to use Microcef 200mg Tablet? Ans. It is usually taken twice a day (After every 12 hours) with or without food. Consult your doctor before taking this medicine. Q.4) How does Microcef 200mg Tablet work? Ans. Microcef 200mg Tablet contains Cefpodoxime. Cefpodoxime interferes with bacterial cell wall synthesis by inhibiting the final step in the crosslinking of peptidoglycan strands. Peptidoglycan makes cell membranes rigid and protective. Without it, bacterial cells rupture and die. Q.5) Is Microcef 200mg Tablet safe to use? Ans. It is safe to use Microcef 200mg Tablet if you are not allergic to antibiotics and Cefpodoxime. To avoid an adverse reaction, consult your doctor if you are already taking other medicines. Q.6) What are the side effects of Microcef 200mg Tablet? Ans. The common side effects of Microcef 200mg Tablet are Nausea, Vomiting, Dizziness, Dryness In Mouth, Altered Taste, Abdominal Pain, Agitation, Anxiety, Fever, Constipation, Allergic Reaction, Impaired Concentration, Sweating, Headache. Q.7) Is Microcef 200mg Tablet banned in India? Ans. Microcef 200mg Tablet is not banned in India, but you need a valid prescription to buy this medicine. Q.8) Can I consume alcohol while taking Microcef 200mg Tablet? Ans. Any harmful side effects with consumption of alcohol are not found. However; please avoid drinking alcohol while taking Microcef 200mg Tablet. Heavy drinking alcohol may increase the risk of side effects. Q.9) How long does the effect of Microcef 200mg Tablet last? Ans. Effect of Microcef 200mg Tablet lasts for an average of 12 hours.

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Interaction

Drug :- aminoglycosides, loop diuretics: Increased risk of nephrotoxicity.

antacids, H2-receptor antagonists: Reduced bioavailability and blood level of cefpodoxime.

oral anticholinergics: Delayed peak blood level of cefpodoxime.

probenecid: Possibly increased and prolonged blood cefpodoxime level.

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