Ocef 125mg Dry Syrup

Medically reviewed by Dr. Swaroop Choudhari | Written By Kunal V Kumar

Last updated on: November 02, 2020 3:11 am

Ocef 125mg Dry Syrup

Uses of Ocef 125mg Dry Syrup

Ocef 125mg Dry Syrup is used for the treatment or prevention of the following disease(s):

Bacterial infections (Ear, Nose, Throat, GU Tract, Respiratory Tract, Skin)

Side effects of Ocef 125mg Dry Syrup

The most common side effects of Ocef 125mg Dry Syrup are – Nausea, Vomiting, Dizziness, Dryness In Mouth, Altered Taste, Abdominal Pain, Agitation, Anxiety, Fever, Constipation, Allergic Reaction, Impaired Concentration, Sweating, Headache

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

Precautions while using Ocef 125mg Dry Syrup

Do not use Ocef 125mg Dry Syrup if you are allergic to – Cefuroxime

If you have heart disease, liver or kidney disease, drug or alcohol addiction, consult your doctor before using Ocef 125mg Dry Syrup.

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 Ocef 125mg Dry Syrup works

Ocef 125mg Dry Syrup contains – Cefuroxime

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

Dosage of Ocef 125mg Dry Syrup

The dosage of Ocef 125mg Dry Syrup 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 Ocef 125mg Dry Syrup

If you forget to take a dose of Ocef 125mg Dry Syrup, 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 – Seizure (Abnormal electrical activity in the brain)

Onset of Action Ocef 125mg Dry Syrup

Time taken to show the effect of the drug: Oral dose 1 to 2 hours, intramuscular dose 15 to 60 minutes, intravenous dose 2 to 5 minutes.

Duration of Action Ocef 125mg Dry Syrup

Effect of medication lasts for an average of 4 to 8 hours.

Precautions & Warnings

Alcohol

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

Pregnancy

It is safe to take this medicine during pregnancy. However; consult your doctor before taking this medicine.

Breastfeeding

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

Driving

Information is not available right now; please consult your doctor.

Kidney

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

Liver

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

Frequently Asked Questions About Ocef 125mg Dry Syrup

Q.1) Can I buy Ocef 125mg Dry Syrup without a prescription? Ans. No, you need a valid prescription to buy Ocef 125mg Dry Syrup. Q.2) What are the usages of Ocef 125mg Dry Syrup? Ans. Ocef 125mg Dry Syrup is used to treat Bacterial infections (Ear, Nose, Throat, GU Tract, Respiratory Tract, Skin). Q.3) How to use Ocef 125mg Dry Syrup? Ans. It is usually taken every 4-8 hours a day with or without food. Please Consult your doctor before taking this medicine. Q.4) How does Ocef 125mg Dry Syrup work? Ans. Ocef 125mg Dry Syrup contains Cefuroxime. Cefuroxime interferes with bacterial cell wall synthesis by inhibiting the final step in the crosslinking of peptidoglycan strands. Peptidoglycan makes the cell membrane rigid and protective. Without it, bacterial cells rupture and die. Q.5) Is Ocef 125mg Dry Syrup safe to use? Ans. It is safe to use Ocef 125mg Dry Syrup if you are not allergic to antibiotics and Cefuroxime. To avoid an adverse reaction, consult your doctor if you are already taking other medicines. Q.6) What are the side effects of Ocef 125mg Dry Syrup? Ans. The common side effects of Ocef 125mg Dry Syrup are Nausea, Vomiting, Dizziness, Dryness In Mouth, Altered Taste, Abdominal Pain, Agitation, Anxiety, Fever, Constipation, Allergic Reaction, Impaired Concentration, Sweating, Headache. Q.7) Is Ocef 125mg Dry Syrup banned in India? Ans. Ocef 125mg Dry Syrup is not banned in India, but you need a valid prescription to buy this medicine. Q.8) Can I consume alcohol while taking Ocef 125mg Dry Syrup? Ans. Any harmful side effects with consumption of alcohol are not found. However; please avoid drinking alcohol while taking Ocef 125mg Dry Syrup. Heavy drinking alcohol may increase the risk of side effects. Q.9) How long does the effect of Ocef 125mg Dry Syrup last? Ans. Effect of Ocef 125mg Dry Syrup lasts for an average of 4-8 hours.

Alternate Brands

For informational purposes only. Consult a doctor before taking any medicines.

Ceftil 125mg Tablet  ( Stallion Laboratories Pvt. Ltd. )

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Zefu 125mg Tablet DT  ( FDC Ltd. )

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Cetil 125mg Dry Syrup  ( Lupin Ltd. )

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Interaction

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

antacids, H2-receptor antagonists, omeprazole: Decreased cefuroxime axetil absorption.

probenecid: Increased and prolonged blood cefuroxime level.

About Reviewer

Dr. Swaroop Y Choudhari is an MBBS, MD in General Medicine. The doctor holds an experience of 8 years, and has extensive knowledge in his respective field of medicine.

About Author

Kunal is a registered pharmacist with RGUHS with over 11 months experience. He is a medicine content contributor at Zotezo.

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