Cefoxid 125mg Syrup 30ml

Infection Rx required

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INTRODUCTION

CEFOXID 125MG SYRUP contains Cefadroxil which belongs to the group of medicines called Cephalosporin antibiotics. It is used in children to treat bacterial infections of the throat and upper part of the respiratory tract, skin and soft tissues, and the urinary tract. A bacterial infection can be defined as a proliferation of various harmful strains of bacteria in the body. They can affect any part(s) of the body including the respiratory tract, urinary tract, eyes, ears, skin, soft tissue, or bones. CEFOXID 125MG SYRUP is typically used in young children who weigh less than 40 kg.

CEFOXID 125MG SYRUP must be taken with meals to avoid unwanted gastrointestinal side effects. Your doctor will decide the suitable dose for your child depending upon their age, body weight and severity of the infection.

Make sure that your child does not miss a dose of CEFOXID 125MG SYRUP, as it may lead to growth of harmful bacteria within their body which cannot be further controlled by CEFOXID 125MG SYRUP.

CEFOXID 125MG SYRUP should not be used if your child is allergic to penicillin antibiotics (such as amoxicillin, ampicillin) or has severe kidney impairment. It is also important to inform your doctor if your child is going to undergo any blood test or urine test while undergoing therapy with CEFOXID 125MG SYRUP.

The most common side effects of taking CEFOXID 125MG SYRUP are nausea, vomiting, stomach pain and diarrhea. These side effects may probably reduce if CEFOXID 125MG SYRUP is taken along with meals. However, consult your doctor if any of these side effect bothers your child.

USES OF CEFOXID 125MG SYRUP

It is indicated for the treatment of the following bacterial infections in young children (who weigh less than 40 kg):

  • throat infections (such as pharyngitis and tonsillitis)
  • respiratory infections (such as pneumonia)
  • urinary tract infections (such as cystitis or pyelonephritis)
  • skin and soft tissue infections (such as abscesses, furunculosis, impetigo, erysipelas, pyoderma, lymphadenitis)

HOW CEFOXID 125MG SYRUP WORKS

CEFOXID 125MG SYRUP kills harmful bacteria where cefadroxil binds to the bacterial cell and interferes with the formation of bacterial cell wall. As a result, it weakens the bacterial cells and causing lysis of the bacteria.

DIRECTIONS FOR USE

Take CEFOXID 125MG SYRUP as advised by your physician. Shake the bottle well to loosen the contents. Reconstitute the medicine with required amount of sterile water given along with the medicine. Shake the contents vigorously to obtain a uniform mixture. Children must consume the medicine immediately after reconstitution. CEFOXID 125MG SYRUP must be taken with meals to avoid unwanted gastrointestinal side effects.

Your doctor will decide the suitable dose and duration of therapy for your child depending upon their age, body weight and severity of infection. It is important to take the full course of CEFOXID 125MG SYRUP without any interruption. Therefore, make sure that your child does not miss a dose of CEFOXID 125MG SYRUP, as it may lead to growth of harmful bacteria within their body which cannot be further controlled by CEFOXID 125MG SYRUP.

SIDE EFFECTS OF CEFOXID 125MG SYRUP

COMMON

  • nausea, vomiting
  • diarrhoea, indigestion, stomach pain
  • skin rash with itching
  • swollen sore tongue

UNCOMMON

  • vaginal fungal infections or ‘thrush’

RARE

  • unexplained bruising or bleeding, which may be due to reduced platelets
  • fever, feeling weak, generally unwell, muscle pain with or without swollen glands (serum sickness)
  • joint pain

Contact your doctor immediately if your child experiences any of the following side effects:

  • signs of infections (such as fever, general weakness, sore throat or mouth and problems in passing urine)
  • severe allergic reaction (such as skin rash, itching, swelling of the face, tongue or pharynx, difficulty to swallow or breathe and chest tightness)
  • signs of kidney problems (such as bloody or cloudy urine, scanty or no urine accompanied with lower back pain)
  • inflammation of the colon (colitis) with bloody diarrhea
  • severe skin reactions causing blistering of the skin, mouth, eyes, and genitals
  • signs of low RBC count (such as yellow or pale skin, weakness, or breathlessness)

HOW TO MANAGE SIDE EFFECTS

Nausea and Vomiting:

Make sure that your child takes CEFOXID 125MG SYRUP with or just after meals. Eating a simple meal can be beneficial. Avoid giving them oil rich or spicy foods. Consult your doctor if nausea worsens in your child.

Diarrhoea:

Make sure that your child drinks plenty to fluids, such as water or fruit juices to keep themselves hydrated. Consuming ORS can also be beneficial. Do not self-treat diarrhea on your own. Consult your doctor if your child experience severe diarrhea with blood stains.

WARNING & PRECAUTIONS

PREGNANCY

CEFOXID 125MG SYRUP is intended for use only in the children.

BREASTFEEDING

CEFOXID 125MG SYRUP is intended for use only in the children.

DRIVING AND USING MACHINES

CEFOXID 125MG SYRUP may make your child feel dizzy. Therefore, do not let your child to ride bicycle on their own or play with heavy objects. Keep them away from playing outdoors as well.

KIDNEY

CEFOXID 125MG SYRUP is not recommended for use in children who have severe kidney problems, It should be used with caution in those undergoing dialysis. Therefore, consult your doctor for advice.

LIVER

CEFOXID 125MG SYRUP should be used with caution if your child has any liver problems. Therefore, consult your doctor for advice.

ALLERGY

Talk to your doctor if your child is allergic to Cefadroxil or to any other penicillin antibiotics (Ex. amoxicillin).

OTHERS

Before using CEFOXID 125MG SYRUP in children, inform your doctor if they:

  • are going to have any blood test (such as Coombs test) or urine test
  • have a history of stomach problems

Use in pediatrics:

CEFOXID 125MG SYRUP should be used with caution in infants, children, and adolescents (below 18 years). Therefore, consult your doctor for advice.

Use in geriatrics:

CEFOXID 125MG SYRUP is intended for use only in the children.

INTERACTIONS

A. Drug-Drug interactions:

Inform your doctor if your child is taking any of the following medicines such as:

  • medicines used for blood thinning (Ex. heparin and warfarin)
  • medicines used to treat gout (Ex. probenecid)
  • medicines used to lower elevated blood cholesterol levels (Ex. cholestyramine)
  • antibiotics used to treat bacterial infection (Ex. erythromycin, sulfamethoxazole/trimethoprim, chloramphenicol, polymyxin B, vancomycin, colistin, gentamicin)
  • diuretics (used to increase urine output) Ex. furosemide

Overdosage:

If your child accidentally took more CEFOXID 125MG SYRUP consult your doctor immediately or visit the nearby hospital. Symptoms of overdosage might include allergic reaction causing dizziness or breathing difficulties, low blood pressure, abnormal heartbeat, nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, skin eruptions or muscular contractions.

SYNOPSIS

Drug :  

Cefadroxil        

Pharmacological Category :  

Cephalosporins

Therapeutic Indication :  

Bacterial infections

Dosage Forms :  

Tablet, Capsule, Drops, Dispersible tablet, Oral Drops, Syrup, Suspension, Dry Syrup and Dry Suspension

MORE INFORMATION

  • Keep CEFOXID 125MG SYRUP out of reach of children
  • Store CEFOXID 125MG SYRUP at room temperature
  • After reconstitution, the mixture must be stored in a refrigerator (2-8°C)
  • Use the prepared mixture within 14 days of reconstitution

FAQs ABOUT CEFOXID 125MG SYRUP

What is CEFOXID 125MG SYRUP used for?

CEFOXID 125MG SYRUP is an antibiotic. It is used to treat bacterial infections of the throat and upper part of the respiratory tract, skin and soft tissues, and the urinary tract.

When should I take CEFOXID 125MG SYRUP?

CEFOXID 125MG SYRUP is taken preferably after meals. If you are confused or doubtful regarding the use of CEFOXID 125MG SYRUP consult your doctor for advice.

What kind of infections that CEFOXID 125MG SYRUP can treat?

CEFOXID 125MG SYRUP is an antibiotic. It is used to treat infections caused by bacteria. It kills harmful bacteria by binding to the bacterial cell and by interfering with cell wall synthesis. It can treat bacterial infections of the throat and upper part of the respiratory tract, skin and soft tissues, and the urinary tract.

Who should not take CEFOXID 125MG SYRUP?

CEFOXID 125MG SYRUP should not be used if your child is allergic to penicillin antibiotics (such as amoxicillin, ampicillin) or has severe kidney impairment. It should be used with caution in children with liver problems.

Is CEFOXID 125MG SYRUP a steroid?

No. CEFOXID 125MG SYRUP is an antibiotic and not a steroid medicine.

Can CEFOXID 125MG SYRUP treat viral infections?

No. CEFOXID 125MG SYRUP cannot treat viral infections. It treats only bacterial infections of upper respiratory tract, urinary tract, and skin infections. It acts by killing the susceptible bacteria which are responsible for causing infections, and therefore not effective against any viral infections.

Can CEFOXID 125MG SYRUP cause diarrhea?

Yes. CEFOXID 125MG SYRUP may cause diarrhea in some children. Make sure that your child drinks plenty to fluids, such as water or fruit juices to keep themselves hydrated. Consuming ORS can also be beneficial. Do not self-treat diarrhea on your own. Consult your doctor if your child experience severe diarrhea with blood stains.

Can CEFOXID 125MG SYRUP cause fever?

CEFOXID 125MG SYRUP may rarely cause a mild fever in some children. However, if your child experiences heavy fever accompanied with general weakness, sore throat or mouth and problems in passing urine consult your doctor immediately.

Can I stop giving CEFOXID 125MG SYRUP to my child once the symptoms subside?

No. It is important to take the full course of CEFOXID 125MG SYRUP without any interruption. Therefore, make sure that your child does not miss a dose of CEFOXID 125MG SYRUP, as it may lead to growth of harmful bacteria within their body which cannot be further controlled by CEFOXID 125MG SYRUP.

Will taking a higher dose of CEFOXID 125MG SYRUP be more effective?

No. Taking a higher dose of CEFOXID 125MG SYRUP can do more harm rather than being beneficial. Always take the dose prescribed by your physician. Your doctor will decide the suitable dose for your child depending upon their age, body weight and severity of the infection. Taking a high dose of this medicine, may cause growth of harmful bacteria within their body which cannot be further controlled by CEFOXID 125MG SYRUP. It may also cause unwanted side effects like nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, dizziness or breathing difficulties and low blood pressure.

How to take [GBNKEYWORD]?

Take CEFOXID 125MG SYRUP as advised by your physician. Shake the bottle well to loosen the contents. Reconstitute the medicine with required amount of sterile water given along with the medicine. Shake the contents vigorously to obtain a uniform mixture. Children must consume the medicine immediately after reconstitution. Your doctor will decide the suitable dose and duration of therapy for your child depending upon their age, body weight and severity of infection.

How to store CEFOXID 125MG SYRUP?

Keep CEFOXID 125MG SYRUP out of reach of children. Before reconstitution, it can be stored at room temperature. After reconstitution, it must be stored in a refrigerator. The prepared mixture must be used within 14 days of reconstitution.

REFERENCES

1. KD. Tripathi. Antimicrobial drugs. Essentials of medical pharmacology. Seventh edition. 2013. Page – 726.

2. M Fujita, T Kuronuma, R Aoyama, K Nagata, Y Izumi. Clinical experience with cefadroxil dry syrup in pediatric infections (author's transl). NIH. National Library of Medicine. National Center of Biotechnology Information. Pubmed.gov. February 1981. [Accessed on 14th June 2022] https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/7253192

3. McDermott Laboratries Ltd. [Revised in March 2019] [Accessed on 11th May 2022] https://docetp.mpa.se/LMF/Cefadroxil%20Mylan%20capsule%20hard,%20film-coated%20tablet,%20oral%20suspension%20ENG%20PL_09001be680190988.pdf

4. Alkaloid. [Revised in Sept 2016] [Accessed on 11th May 2022] https://mhraproductsprod.blob.core.windows.net/docs/88385952618972d5c021781d323996724a4bae8d

5. Lupin Pharmaceuticals, Inc. [Revised in May 2014] [Accessed on 11th May 2022] https://www.lupin.com/US/pdf/14/Cefadroxil%20OS_PI_4.30.14.pdf

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USEFUL DIAGNOSTIC TESTS

  • Complete Blood Count
  • Peripheral Smear Examination
  • Kidney Function Test

PRODUCT DETAILS

    Net Qty
    1 N
    Item Weight
    40 g
    Ingredient
    CEFADROXIL 125MG
    Hsn Code
    30042070
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