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Cefo L 200 DT Tablet

Manufactured byMedley Pharmaceuticals
ContainsCefixime (200 mg) + Lactic Acid Bacillus (60 Million Spores)
Description

Cefo L 200 DT Tablet is a combination medicine which may be used to treat a variety of conditions like urinary tract infections, ear infections and lung infections caused by bacteria in patients who are at risk of antibiotic-associated diarrhea. This medicine is not recommended for use in case of common cold, flu or viral infections since it is active against the infections caused by certain bacterial species only.

Side effects

Major & minor side effects for Cefo L 200 DT Tablet

  • Abdominal pain
  • Dark or clay colored stools
  • Swelling of face, lips, eyelids, tongue, hands and feet
  • Dizziness
  • Acid or sour stomach
  • Excessive air or gas in stomach
  • Heart burn
  • Indigestion
  • Redness of the skin

Uses of Cefo L 200 DT Tablet

What is it prescribed for?

  • Urinary Tract Infection
  • Respiratory Tract Infection
  • Biliary tract infections
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Concerns

Commonly asked questions

  • How long does it take for this medicine to take effect?
    The effect of this medicine can be observed within 3 to 4 hours of administration of the dose.
  • How long do the effects of this medicine last?
    The amount of time required for this medicine to show its action is not clinically established.
  • Is it safe to consume alcohol while taking this medicine?
    Interaction with alcohol is unknown. It is advisable to consult your doctor before consumption.
  • Is this a habit forming medicine?
    No habit-forming tendencies were reported.
  • Can this medicine be taken during pregnancy?
    This medicine is not recommended for use in pregnant women unless absolutely necessary. All the risks and benefits should be discussed with the doctor before taking this medicine.
  • Can this medicine be taken while breast-feeding?
    This medicine is not recommended for use in breastfeeding women unless absolutely necessary. All the risks and benefits should be discussed with the doctor before taking this medicine. If the medicine is used, the infant should be monitored closely for any undesired side effects.

Allergy

This medicine is not recommended for use in patients with a known allergy to this cefixime, lactic acid bacillus, other beta-lactam antibiotics, or any other inactive ingredients present in the formulation.
Warnings for special population

Pregnancy

This medicine is not recommended for use in pregnant women unless absolutely necessary. All the risks and benefits should be discussed with the doctor before taking this medicine.

Breast-feeding

This medicine is not recommended for use in breastfeeding women unless absolutely necessary. All the risks and benefits should be discussed with the doctor before taking this medicine. If the medicine is used, the infant should be monitored closely for any undesired side effects.
General warnings

Bleeding disorders

This medicine should be used with caution in patients with bleeding disorders due to the increased risk of excessive bleeding. Regular monitoring of prothrombin time is necessary in such cases. Appropriate dose adjustments or replacement with a suitable alternative may be required based on the clinical condition.

Kidney disease

This medicine should be used with caution in patients with an impaired kidney function due to increased risk of severe adverse effects. Appropriate dose adjustments are to be made based on the creatinine clearance (CrCl) or estimated glomerular filtration rate (eGFR). An alternative treatment option should be considered in some cases based on the clinical condition.

Use in Children

This medicine is not recommended for use in children less than 6 months of age since the safety and effectiveness of use are not clinically established in this particular age group.

Drug resistance

Usage of this medicine without sufficient proof or suspicion of a bacterial infection should be avoided. Irrational dosing might fail in providing the benefits and even cause toxicity. It may also increase the risk of development of bacteria that are drug resistant.

Driving or Operating machinery

Use of this medicine may cause dizziness or lightheadedness in some patients. It is advised that you do not perform any activities such as driving a vehicle or operating machinery if you experience any of these symptoms during treatment with this medicine.

Missed Dose

Take the missed dose as soon as you remember. If it is almost the time for your next dose, skip the missed dose. Do not double your dose to make up for the missed one.

Overdose

Seek emergency medical treatment or contact the doctor in case of an overdose.
All drugs interact differently for person to person. You should check all the possible interactions with your doctor before starting any medicine.
Interaction with Alcohol

Description

Interaction with alcohol is unknown. It is advisable to consult your doctor before consumption.

Instructions

Interaction with alcohol is unknown. It is advisable to consult your doctor before consumption.
Interaction with Medicine

Cholera Vaccine

Amikacin

Furosemide

Chloramphenicol

Ethinyl Estradiol

Warfarin

Nifedipine

Disease interactions

Colitis

This medicine should be used with extreme caution in patients having a history of gastrointestinal diseases, particularly colitis, due to the increased risk of worsening of the patient's condition. Report any incidence of severe diarrhea, abdominal pain, and blood in stools to the doctor immediately. Appropriate dose adjustments or replacement with a suitable alternative may be required based on the clinical condition.

Kidney Disease

This medicine should be used with caution in patients with kidney diseases due to the increased risk of severe adverse effects. Close monitoring of kidney function tests is necessary while receiving this medicine. Appropriate dose adjustments or replacement with a suitable alternative might be required in some cases based on the clinical condition.
Food interactions
Information not available.
Lab interactions

Coombs test

Report the use of this medicine to the doctor if you are undergoing this test. A false positive result may be obtained if this test is performed while taking this medicine. Do not stop the use of any medicine without consulting your doctor.

Urine ketones test

Report the use of this medicine to the doctor if you are undergoing this test. A false positive result may be obtained if this test is performed while taking this medicine. Do not stop the use of any medicine without consulting your doctor.
Take this medicine exactly as instructed by the doctor. Do not take in larger or smaller amounts than prescribed. Seek emergency medical treatment in case of any severe side effects. Ensure that the course of treatment is completed. Do not stop the use of this medicine without consulting your doctor.
Miscelleneous

Can be taken with or without food, as advised by your doctor

To be taken as instructed by doctor

May cause sleepiness

How it works
Cefixime works by interfering with certain processes that help the bacteria to grow and increase in number. Lactic acid bacillus restores body-friendly micro-organisms in the intestines.
Legal Status

Unknown

Unknown

Unknown

Unknown

Classification

Category

Third generation cephalosporins, Probiotics

Schedule

Schedule H

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[Internet]. Sporlac.com. 2018 [cited 30 August 2018]. Available from:

http://www.sporlac.com/prodsporlac-Ds.aspx

Probiotics Lactic Acid Bacillus [Internet]. Indogulfgroup.com. 2018 [cited 30 August 2018]. Available from:

http://indogulfgroup.com/AE%20-%20Probiotics-%20Lactic%20Acid%20Bacillus.asp
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