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Mahacef-CV 200 Tablet 6's

Mahacef-CV 200 Tablet 6's

Prescription drug
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Manufacturer/Marketer

Mankind Pharma Pvt Ltd

Consume Type

ORAL

Return Policy

Returnable

Expires on or after

Jan-25

About Mahacef-CV 200 Tablet

Mahacef-CV 200 Tablet is an antibiotic used to treat various bacterial infections of the urinary tract, ear, throat, lungs, and uncomplicated gonorrhoea. Bacterial infections are caused due to the multiplication of harmful bacteria inside or on the body. Infectious or harmful bacteria can make you sick and reproduce quickly in your body. These harmful bacteria produce chemicals known as toxins, which can damage tissue and make you sick. Mahacef-CV 200 Tablet does not work against infections caused by the virus, including cold and flu.

Mahacef-CV 200 Tablet is a combination of two antibiotics, namely: Cefixime (cephalosporin antibiotic) and Clavulanic acid (beta-lactamase inhibitor). Cefixime works by preventing the formation of bacterial cell covering, which is necessary for their survival, thereby, killing the bacteria and preventing the spread of infections. Clavulanic acid works by enhancing the activity of cefixime against bacteria and decreasing bacterial resistance. Together, Mahacef-CV 200 Tablet helps to treat bacterial infections.

The dose and duration of Mahacef-CV 200 Tablet can vary depending on your condition and the severity of the infection. Also, it is recommended to complete the course of medicine even if you feel better as it is an antibiotic, and leaving it in between may lead to even severe infection that will, in fact, stop responding to the antibiotic as well (antibiotic resistance). In some cases, you may experience certain common side effects, such as diarrhoea, nausea, and vomiting. Most of these side effects do not require medical attention and will resolve gradually over time. However, you are advised to talk to your doctor if you experience these side effects persistently.

Before starting Mahacef-CV 200 Tablet, please inform your doctor if you have any allergy (against any antibiotic), kidney or liver problems. Do not take $ your name on your own, as self-medication may lead to antibiotic resistance in which antibiotics fail to act against specific bacterial infections. Avoid taking Mahacef-CV 200 Tablet if you are pregnant or breastfeeding unless prescribed by a doctor. Avoid alcohol consumption to prevent unpleasant side effects. Mahacef-CV 200 Tablet may cause decreased alertness, confusion, and unusual muscle stiffness or movements, so be cautious while driving. Inform your doctor about all the medicines you are taking and about your health condition to rule out any unpleasant side effects.

Uses of Mahacef-CV 200 Tablet

Treatment of Bacterial infections.

Medicinal Benefits

Mahacef-CV 200 Tablet belongs to the group of medicines called antibiotics used to treat various bacterial infections of the urinary tract, ear, throat, lungs, and uncomplicated gonorrhoea. Mahacef-CV 200 Tablet is a combination of two antibiotics, namely: Cefixime (cephalosporin antibiotic) and Clavulanic acid (beta-lactamase inhibitor). Cefixime works by preventing the formation of bacterial cell covering, which is necessary for their survival. Thereby, kills the bacteria and helps in treating and preventing the spread of infections. Clavulanic acid works by enhancing the activity of cefixime against bacteria and decreases bacterial resistance. Together, Mahacef-CV 200 Tablet helps to treat bacterial infections. Mahacef-CV 200 Tablet does not work against infections caused by the virus, including cold and flu.

Directions for Use

Swallow the medicine as a whole with a glass of water; do not chew or crush the tablet/capsule.

Storage

Store in a cool and dry place away from sunlight

Side Effects of Mahacef-CV 200 Tablet

  • Diarrhoea
  • Nausea
  • Vomiting

Drug Warnings

Before starting Mahacef-CV 200 Tablet, please inform your doctor if you have any allergy (against any antibiotic), kidney or liver problems. Do not take Mahacef-CV 200 Tablet on your own as self-medication may lead to antibiotic-resistance in which antibiotics fail to act against specific bacterial infections. Consult your doctor immediately if you experience skin rash or prolonged, significant diarrhoea with abdominal pains. Talk to your doctor before taking Mahacef-CV 200 Tablet if you had colitis (inflammation in the lining of the colon). Mahacef-CV 200 Tablet increases in prothrombin time (time is taken for the blood to clot), and therefore care should be taken in patients receiving anticoagulant therapy. Avoid taking Mahacef-CV 200 Tablet if you are pregnant or breastfeeding unless prescribed by a doctor. Avoid alcohol consumption while taking Mahacef-CV 200 Tablet to prevent unpleasant side-effects. Mahacef-CV 200 Tablet may cause decreased alertness, confusion, and unusual muscle stiffness or movements; so be cautious while driving.

Drug Interactions

Drug-Drug Interactions: Mahacef-CV 200 Tablet may have interaction with anticonvulsant (carbamazepine), anticoagulants (warfarin), and diuretics (furosemide).

Drug-Food Interactions: No interactions found/established.

Drug-Disease Interactions: Inform your doctor if you have colitis (inflammation in the lining of the colon), seizures, kidney and liver dysfunction.

Drug-Drug Interactions Checker List

  • CARBAMAZEPINE
  • WARFARIN
  • FUROSEMIDE

Habit Forming

No

Diet & Lifestyle Advise

  • Antibiotics can alter the useful bacteria in the stomach, which help indigestion. Therefore, you are advised to take foods rich in probiotics such as yoghurt/curd, kefir, sauerkraut, tempeh, kimchi, miso, kombucha, buttermilk, natto and cheese.

  • Eat fibre rich food like whole grains, beans, lentils, berries, broccoli, peas and bananas.

  • Avoid foods rich in calcium, grapefruit and grapefruit juice as they might hinder the absorption of antibiotics.

  • Avoid consumption of alcohol to treat your condition effectively.

  • Avoid usage of tobacco.

  • To cure your condition effectually complete the full course of Mahacef-CV 200 Tablet even though you find symptomatic relief.

Disease/Condition Glossary

Bacterial infections: A bacterial infection is a condition in which harmful bacteria enter, multiply, and infect our body. Infectious or harmful bacteria can make you sick and reproduce quickly in your body. These harmful bacteria produce chemicals known as toxins, which can damage tissue and make you sick. It can target any body part and multiply very quickly. When you get infected with bacteria, you can experience generalized symptoms, like fevers, chills, and fatigue. Anyone can become infected with a bacterial infection. But, people with weak immune systems or taking immunosuppressive medicine are more prone to bacterial infection.

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Alcohol

Caution

Avoid consuming alcohol while taking Mahacef-CV 200 Tablet to prevent unpleasant side-effects.

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Pregnancy

Caution

Please consult your doctor if you are pregnant, your doctor will prescribe Mahacef-CV 200 Tablet only if the benefits outweigh the risks.

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Breast Feeding

Caution

Please consult your doctor if you are breastfeeding, your doctor will prescribe Mahacef-CV 200 Tablet only if the benefits outweigh the risks.

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Driving

Caution

Mahacef-CV 200 Tablet may cause confusion, decreased alertness, and unusual muscle stiffness or movements. Do not drive or operate machinery if you experience these symptoms.

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Liver

Caution

Please consult your doctor before taking Mahacef-CV 200 Tablet if you have liver impairment/liver disease before taking Mahacef-CV 200 Tablet.

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Kidney

Caution

Dose adjustment may be needed. Please consult your doctor if you have any concerns regarding this or if you have kidney impairment/kidney disease before taking Mahacef-CV 200 Tablet.

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Children

Safe if prescribed

Mahacef-CV 200 Tablet is safe for children if prescribed by a doctor. The dose and duration may vary depending upon age and severity of the infection.

Country of origin

India

Manufacturer/Marketer address

208, Okhla Industrial Estate, Phase III, New Delhi - 110020
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FAQs

Mahacef-CV 200 Tablet is used to treat various bacterial infections of the urinary tract, ear, throat, lungs, and uncomplicated gonorrhoea.
Mahacef-CV 200 Tablet is a combination of two antibiotics, namely: Cefixime (cephalosporin antibiotic) and Clavulanic acid (beta-lactamase inhibitor). Cefixime works by preventing the formation of bacterial cell covering, which is necessary for their survival, thereby, killing the bacteria, preventing the spread of infections. Clavulanic acid works by enhancing the activity of cefixime against bacteria and decreases bacterial resistance.
Diarrhoea might be a side-effect of Mahacef-CV 200 Tablet. Drink lots of fluids and eat food rich in fibre if you experience diarrhoea. If you find blood in stools (tarry stools) or if you experience prolonged diarrhoea with abdominal pain, stop taking Mahacef-CV 200 Tablet and consult your doctor. Do not take anti-diarrheal medicine on your own.
It is recommended to complete the course of Mahacef-CV 200 Tablet even if you feel better as it is an antibiotic, and leaving it in between may lead to even severe infection that will, in fact, stop responding to the antibiotic as well (antibiotic resistance).
Do not take Mahacef-CV 200 Tablet if you are pregnant or planning for pregnancy unless prescribed by a doctor. Your doctor will prescribe Mahacef-CV 200 Tablet only if the benefits outweigh the risks.
It is safe to give Mahacef-CV 200 Tablet to a child if prescribed by the doctor. The dose and duration may vary depending upon the age and severity of the infection.
Do not take Mahacef-CV 200 Tablet on your own as self-medication may lead to antibiotic-resistance in which antibiotics fail to act against specific bacterial infections.
Mahacef-CV 200 Tablet may affect certain laboratory test results such as blood tests, glucose test, and coombs test. Inform the person doing the tests that you are taking Mahacef-CV 200 Tablet. Your doctor might ask you to stop the intake of Mahacef-CV 200 Tablet before conducting these tests.
Mahacef-CV 200 Tablet contains Cefixime which might interfere with the effectiveness of oral contraceptives (birth control pills). Consult your doctor if you have any concerns regarding this; your doctor may suggest an alternate method of contraception.

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