Odicef O 50mg Suspension

Medically reviewed by Dr. Swaroop Choudhari | Written By Sonu Kumar Rao

Last updated on: November 02, 2020 10:26 am

Odicef O 50mg Suspension

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Uses of Odicef O 50mg Suspension.

Odicef O 50mg Suspension 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. Odicef O 50mg Suspension only treats bacterial infections and doesn’t work for infections like flu, common cold or other viral infections.

How Odicef O 50mg Suspension works.

Odicef O 50mg Suspension 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. Odicef O 50mg Suspension interferes with the bacterial cell wall. Due to which the bacteria cells burst and the bacteria die.

Side Effects of Odicef O 50mg Suspension.

The most common side effects of Odicef O 50mg Suspension 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 Odicef O 50mg Suspension.

Do not consume Odicef O 50mg Suspension if you are allergic to Cefixime. If you have gastrointestinal disease, consult your doctor before using Odicef O 50mg Suspension. To avoid adverse reaction, consult your doctor if you are already taking other medicines.

Dosage of Odicef O 50mg Suspension.

The dosage of Odicef O 50mg Suspension 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 Odicef O 50mg Suspension.

If you forget to take a dose of Odicef O 50mg Suspension, do not take two doses at the same time, there is a risk of overdose. Symptoms of overdose with Odicef O 50mg Suspension are severe vomiting and seizures. Immediately contact your doctor if an overdose with Odicef O 50mg Suspension is suspected.

Onset of Action Odicef O 50mg Suspension

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

Duration of Action Odicef O 50mg Suspension

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

Precautions & Warnings

Alcohol

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

Pregnancy

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

Breastfeeding

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

Driving

This medicine usually causes no problems in your driving.

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 Odicef O 50mg Suspension

Q.1) Can I buy Odicef O 50mg Suspension without a prescription? Ans. No, You need a valid prescription to buy this medicine. Q.2) What are the usages of Odicef O 50mg Suspension? Ans. Odicef O 50mg Suspension used to treat Bacterial Infections such as throat infections, lung infections, urinary tract infections caused by bacteria. Odicef O 50mg Suspension only treats bacterial infections and doesn't work for infections like flu, common cold or other viral infections. Q.3) How does Odicef O 50mg Suspension work? Ans. Odicef O 50mg Suspension 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 Odicef O 50mg Suspension? Ans. The common side effects of Odicef O 50mg Suspension are Nausea, Vomiting, Dizziness, Dryness In Mouth, Altered Taste, Abdominal Pain, Agitation, Anxiety, Fever, Constipation, Allergic Reaction, Impaired Concentration, Sweating, Headache. Q.5) Is Odicef O 50mg Suspension banned in India? Ans. Odicef O 50mg Suspension is not banned in India, but you need a valid prescription to buy this medicine. Q.6) Is Odicef O 50mg Suspension safe to use? Ans. Odicef O 50mg Suspension 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 Odicef O 50mg Suspension ? Ans. Take Odicef O 50mg Suspension as prescribed by your doctor, you can take this medicine with or without food. Q.8) Can I consume alcohol while taking Odicef O 50mg Suspension? Ans. Please avoid drinking alcohol while taking Odicef O 50mg Suspension. Heavy drinking alcohol may increase the risk of side effects. Q.9) How long does the effect of Odicef O 50mg Suspension last? Ans. Effect of Odicef O 50mg Suspension lasts for an average of 3-4 hours.

Alternate Brands

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

Jetex 50mg Suspension  ( Pfizer Ltd. )

39.33  30ml Suspention Bottle Tablets Strip

Taxim-O 50mg Tablet DT  ( Alkem Laboratories Ltd. )

87.00  10 Tablets Strip Tablets Strip

Interaction

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

carbamazepine: Increased blood carbamazepine 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

Sonu Kumar is a registered pharmacist with Bihar State Pharmacy Council with over 6 months experience. He is a medicine content contributor at Zotezo.

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