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Cefscan-200 LB Tablet 10's

Cefscan-200 LB Tablet 10's

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Manufacturer/Marketer

Medishri Healthcare Pvt Ltd

Consume Type

ORAL

Return Policy

Not Returnable

Expires on or after

Jan-25

About Cefscan-200 LB Tablet 10's

Cefscan-200 LB Tablet 10's belongs to a group of antibiotics used to treat bacterial infections of the ear, nose, sinuses (sinusitis), throat (tonsillitis, pharyngitis), lungs (bronchitis, pneumonia), and urinary system (cystitis and kidney infections). Infectious or harmful bacteria can make you sick and reproduce quickly in your body. These harmful bacteria produce toxins, damaging tissue and making you sick.

Cefscan-200 LB Tablet 10's contains Cefixime (antibiotic) and Lactic Acid Bacillus (beneficial lactic acid-producing bacteria). Cefixime kills the bacterial cell by blocking the chemical (mucopeptides) released by the bacteria's outer layer (cell wall). In turn, Cefscan-200 LB Tablet 10's weakens and destroys the bacterial cell wall. It is a broad range of antibiotics that helps in fighting various types of bacteria. Lactic Acid Bacillus is a beneficial lactic acid-producing bacteria (good bacteria) that supports the growth of friendly bacteria in the intestine, maintaining a healthy balance of microflora in the gut environment. Lactic Acid Bacillus prevents diarrhoea due to a prolonged intake of Cefscan-200 LB Tablet 10's. Thus, together Cefscan-200 LB Tablet 10's helps in the prevention of infections.  Cefscan-200 LB Tablet 10's will not work for colds, flu, or other viral infections.

Take Cefscan-200 LB Tablet 10's with or without food. It should be swallowed as a whole, do not crush or chew the tablet. The dose and duration of Cefscan-200 LB Tablet 10's can vary depending on your condition and the severity of the infection. It is also recommended to complete the course of medicine even if you feel better, as it is an antibiotic. Leaving it in between may lead to severe infection that will stop responding to the antibiotic (antibiotic resistance). Sometimes, you may experience certain common side effects such as nausea, vomiting, indigestion, abdominal pain, and Headache. Most of these side effects do not require medical attention and resolve gradually over time. However, you are advised to talk to your doctor if you experience these side effects persistently.

Before starting Cefscan-200 LB Tablet 10's, please inform your doctor if you have any allergies (against any antibiotic) or kidney or liver problems. Do not take Cefscan-200 LB Tablet 10's on your own, as self-medication may lead to antibiotic resistance in which antibiotics fail to act against specific bacterial infections. If you are pregnant or breastfeeding, think you may be pregnant, or are planning to have a baby, ask your doctor for advice before taking Cefscan-200 LB Tablet 10's. As far as it is known, Cefscan-200 LB Tablet 10's may be used in pregnancy. Consideration should be given to discontinuing nursing temporarily during treatment with Cefscan-200 LB Tablet 10's.

Uses of Cefscan-200 LB Tablet 10's

Treatment of Bacterial infections

Medicinal Benefits

Cefscan-200 LB Tablet 10's contains Cefixime (antibiotic) and Lactic Acid Bacillus (beneficial lactic acid-producing bacteria). Cefixime prevents bacterial cell growth by preventing the formation of the outer protein layer of bacteria (cell wall) responsible for bacteria's growth and multiplication. Lactic Acid Bacillus is a beneficial lactic acid-producing bacteria (good bacteria) that supports the growth of friendly bacteria in the intestine, maintaining a healthy balance of microflora in the gut environment. Lactic Acid Bacillus prevents diarrhoea and beneficial bacteria loss in the intestine due to a prolonged intake of Cefscan-200 LB Tablet 10's. Thus, together Cefscan-200 LB Tablet 10's helps in the prevention of infections. Cefscan-200 LB Tablet 10's is used to treat bacterial infections of the ear, nose, sinuses (sinusitis), throat (tonsillitis, pharyngitis), lungs (bronchitis, pneumonia), and urinary system (cystitis and kidney infections).

Directions for Use

Swallow it as a whole with water; do not crush, break or chew it. Please take Cefscan-200 LB Tablet 10's in the dose and duration prescribed by your doctor based on specific medical conditions.

Storage

Store in a cool and dry place away from sunlight

Side Effects of Cefscan-200 LB Tablet 10's

  • Nausea (feeling sick)
  • Vomiting
  • Bloating and indigestion
  • Abdominal pain
  • Loss of appetite
  • Headache

Drug Warnings

In some cases, the use of Cefscan-200 LB Tablet 10's causes antibiotic-associated diarrhoea; however, Lactic Acid Bacillus in this medicine prevents these symptoms. Inform your doctor if you have phenylketonuria (PKU), as Cefscan-200 LB Tablet 10's may contain phenylalanine. Talk to your doctor before taking Cefscan-200 LB Tablet 10's if you have diabetes as Cefscan-200 LB Tablet 10's liquid dosage form contains sucrose. Long-term use of Cefscan-200 LB Tablet 10's may affect your blood, kidney, and liver health, so a yearly diagnostics test of these parameters is recommended. Talk to your doctor before taking this medicine if you have epilepsy, diabetes, stomach problems, or kidney or liver problems. Consult your doctor before using Cefscan-200 LB Tablet 10's if you are pregnant or breastfeeding. Cefscan-200 LB Tablet 10's is not recommended for use in children below ten years old unless recommended by a doctor.

Drug Interactions

Drug-Drug Interactions: Cefscan-200 LB Tablet 10's may interact with certain vaccines (e.g. BCG, cholera vaccine, typhoid vaccine)

Drug-Food Interactions: Cefscan-200 LB Tablet 10's may interact with alcohol or alcoholic beverages.

Drug-Disease Interactions: Cefscan-200 LB Tablet 10's may interact with disease conditions, including colitis (inflammation of the colon's inner lining), renal dysfunction, liver disease, and seizure disorders.

Drug-Drug Interactions Checker List

  • BCG VACCINE
  • CHOLERA VACCINE
  • TYPHOID VACCINE

Habit Forming

No

Diet & Lifestyle Advise

  • Good hygiene is the most effective strategy to prevent illnesses.
  • Include more fibre-enriched food in your diet.  
  • Avoid taking too much calcium, iron-enriched foods, and drinks as it might affect the working of Cefscan-200 LB Tablet 10's.
  • Avoid having close touch with sick people.
  • Coughing and sneezing should be covered.
  • If you are ill, stay at home.
  • Clean and disinfect frequently touched surfaces.
  • Stay away from polluted food and water.
  • Avoid the intake of alcoholic beverages with Cefscan-200 LB Tablet 10's as it can make you dehydrated and affect your sleep. This can make it harder for your body to aid the Cefscan-200 LB Tablet 10's in fighting off infections.

Special Advise

  • Even if you feel better after taking Cefscan-200 LB Tablet 10's, do not stop taking it until your doctor says so. This might cause the symptoms to reappear and make the infection difficult to treat due to antibiotic resistance.
  • Cefscan-200 LB Tablet 10's can affect growing teeth, so it should be avoided during pregnancy and in children less than ten years old.
  • Cefscan-200 LB Tablet 10's should not be consumed beyond its expiry date as it breaks down into harmful chemicals that can damage the kidney.
  • Make sure you drink plenty of fluids when you are sick. This will, in general, help you clear out the infection faster, protect you from dehydration, and will help you overcome some unpleasant side effects of taking Cefscan-200 LB Tablet 10's.

Disease/Condition Glossary

A bacterial infection is a condition in which harmful bacteria enter, multiply, and infect our bodies. It can target any body part and multiple very quickly. When you get infected with bacteria, you can experience generalized symptoms like fevers, chills, and fatigue. Bacteria are of various forms comprising, commonly spherical, rod, and spiral-shaped. Bacterial infections vary from minor illnesses like sore throat and ear infections to severe brain infections like meningitis and encephalitis. Few harmful bacteria that cause infections include Streptococcus, Staphylococcus, and E. coli. Anyone can become infected with a bacterial infection. But, people with weak immune systems or taking immunosuppressive medicine can make you more prone to bacterial infection.

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Alcohol

Unsafe

Avoid consumption of alcohol while taking Cefscan-200 LB Tablet 10's as it may cause serious side effects.

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Pregnancy

Caution

Cefscan-200 LB Tablet 10's is not recommended for use in pregnancy. If you are pregnant, consult your doctor before taking Cefscan-200 LB Tablet 10's.

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Breast Feeding

Caution

Cefscan-200 LB Tablet 10's is excreted in breast milk; however, the extent of absorption of Cefscan-200 LB Tablet 10's by the breastfed infant is unknown. Hence, consult your doctor before taking Cefscan-200 LB Tablet 10's if you are breastfeeding.

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Driving

Safe if prescribed

There is no evidence to suggest that Cefscan-200 LB Tablet 10's may affect driving ability. Discuss with your doctor if you have any concerns or unusual sleepiness or drowsiness after taking Cefscan-200 LB Tablet 10's.

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Liver

Caution

If you have liver problems, inform your doctor before taking Cefscan-200 LB Tablet 10's. Your doctor may adjust the dose or prescribe a suitable alternative based on your condition.

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Kidney

Caution

Cefscan-200 LB Tablet 10's to be taken with caution, especially if you have a history of kidney diseases/conditions. Also, the Cefscan-200 LB Tablet 10's may cause small changes to the way kidneys work. The dose may have to be adjusted by your doctor. Your doctor may monitor your kidney function while on treatment with this medicine.

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Children

Unsafe

Cefscan-200 LB Tablet 10's not recommended for children below 10 years of age.

Country of origin

India

Manufacturer/Marketer address

C-66, First Floor, Chander Nagar,Janakpuri, Delhi - 110 058
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FAQs

Cefscan-200 LB Tablet 10's combines two medications: Cefixime and Lactic Acid Bacillus. Cefixime is a type of antibiotic. It works by preventing the formation of the bacterial protective layer, which is required for bacteria to survive in the human body. On the other hand, Lactic Acid Bacillus is a living microorganism that helps restore the balance of good bacteria in the intestine, which can disrupt antibiotics or intestinal infections.
No, you should avoid using milk and milk products while taking Cefscan-200 LB Tablet 10's as it may decrease the absorption of the drug in the stomach. So, avoid taking milk and other dairy products while taking Cefscan-200 LB Tablet 10's for the best result.
No, Cefscan-200 LB Tablet 10's should not be stopped even if you feel better as it is an antibiotic medication and completing the full course is necessary. Otherwise, the infection might reappear in a more severe form, and there will be antibiotic resistance; that is, the antibiotic will not work for the bacteria anymore.
No, Cefscan-200 LB Tablet 10's should not be stopped even if you feel better as it is an antibiotic medication and completing the full course is necessary. Otherwise, the infection might reappear in a more severe form, and there will be antibiotic resistance; that is, the antibiotic will not work for the bacteria anymore
Yes, Cefscan-200 LB Tablet 10's effectively treated bacterial sinus infections in adults and was well tolerated.
In rare cases, Cefscan-200 LB Tablet 10's may cause diarrhoea, which may signify a new infection. If you have diarrhoea that is watery or bloody, call your doctor. Do not use anti-diarrhoea medicine unless your doctor tells you to.
Cefscan-200 LB Tablet 10's may make bacterial vaccine-like typhoid vaccine ineffective, so it is best to avoid taking any vaccine while taking Cefscan-200 LB Tablet 10's.
A patient is advised to take the missed dose as soon as possible and not to take a double dose to make up for the missed dose.
Cefscan-200 LB Tablet 10's may alter certain laboratory test results, like glucose (sugar) in the urine. Inform your doctor before undergoing the above test.

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