Odcef 200mg Capsule

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Uses of Odcef 200mg Capsule.

Odcef 200mg Capsule Used to treat a wide variety of bacterial infections such as throat infections, lung infections, urinary tract infections, Infection of the airway tubes that lead to the lungs. Odcef 200mg Capsule only treats bacterial infections and doesn't work for infections like flu, common cold or other viral infections.

How Odcef 200mg Capsule works.

Odcef 200mg Capsule contains Cefixime which is known as a cephalosporin antibiotic, it works by stopping the growth of bacteria. Bacterial cell walls are essential for bacteria to protect themselves. Odcef 200mg Capsule interferes with the bacterial cell wall. Due to which the bacteria cells burst and the bacteria die.

Side Effects of Odcef 200mg Capsule.

The most common side effects of Odcef 200mg Capsule are diarrhea, stomach pain, gas, heartburn, nausea, vomiting, itching. These side effects can usually occur in patients. However, these are only indicative and not all patients will experience them.

Precautions while Taking Odcef 200mg Capsule.

Do not consume Odcef 200mg Capsule if you are allergic to Cefixime. If you have gastrointestinal disease, consult your doctor before using Odcef 200mg Capsule. To avoid adverse reaction, consult your doctor if you are already taking other medicines.

Dosage of Odcef 200mg Capsule.

The dosage of Odcef 200mg Capsule depends on many factors such as the user's age, health and many other conditions, please take this medicine as prescribed by your doctor.

Overdose of Odcef 200mg Capsule.

If you forget to take a dose of Odcef 200mg Capsule, do not take two doses at the same time, there is a risk of overdose. Symptoms of overdose with Odcef 200mg Capsule are severe vomiting and seizures. Immediately contact your doctor if an overdose with Odcef 200mg Capsule is suspected.

Onset of Action Odcef 200mg Capsule

It takes about 3 to 4 hour to show the effect of the medicine.

Duration of Action Odcef 200mg Capsule

Effect of medication lasts for an average of 3 to 4 hours.

Precautions & Warnings

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

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  • Pregnancy Not recommended for pregnant women. Please consult your doctor before taking this medicine.

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  • Breastfeeding Not recommended for breastfeeding women. Please consult your doctor before taking this medicine.

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  • Driving This medicine usually causes no problems in your driving.

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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 Odcef 200mg Capsule

Q.1) Can I buy Odcef 200mg Capsule without a prescription? Ans. No, You need a valid prescription to buy this medicine. Q.2) What are the usages of Odcef 200mg Capsule? Ans. Odcef 200mg Capsule used to treat Bacterial Infections such as throat infections, lung infections, urinary tract infections caused by bacteria. Odcef 200mg Capsule only treats bacterial infections and doesn't work for infections like flu, common cold or other viral infections. Q.3) How does Odcef 200mg Capsule work? Ans. Odcef 200mg Capsule 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.4) What are the side effects of Odcef 200mg Capsule? Ans. The common side effects of Odcef 200mg Capsule are Nausea, Vomiting, Dizziness, Dryness In Mouth, Altered Taste, Abdominal Pain, Agitation, Anxiety, Fever, Constipation, Allergic Reaction, Impaired Concentration, Sweating, Headache. Q.5) Is Odcef 200mg Capsule banned in India? Ans. Odcef 200mg Capsule is not banned in India, but you need a valid prescription to buy this medicine. Q.6) Is Odcef 200mg Capsule safe to use? Ans. Odcef 200mg Capsule is safe to use if you are not allergic to Cefixime and you don't have any liver or kidney problems. This medicine may be harmful to pregnant women. Pregnant and lactating women, consult your doctor before taking this medicine. To avoid an adverse reaction, consult your doctor if you are already taking other medicines. This medicine is not recommended for patients under 12 years of age. Q.7) How to use Odcef 200mg Capsule ? Ans. Take Odcef 200mg Capsule as prescribed by your doctor, you can take this medicine with or without food. Q.8) Can I consume alcohol while taking Odcef 200mg Capsule? Ans. Please avoid drinking alcohol while taking Odcef 200mg Capsule. Heavy drinking alcohol may increase the risk of side effects. Q.9) How long does the effect of Odcef 200mg Capsule last? Ans. Effect of Odcef 200mg Capsule lasts for an average of 3-4 hours.

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