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MONOCEF O CV 50MG 30ML SUSP

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MONOCEF O CV 50MG 30ML SUSP

Monocef O CV Suspension 50mg 30ml
Uses and Benefits

Uses and Benefits

Monocef O CV Suspension 50mg 30ml is an antibiotic fight against gram-negative and gram-positive bacteria. This medicine is most commonly used to treat mild to moderate infections such as of Pharyngitis, otitis media, sinusitis, skin and skin structure, UTI, upper and lower respiratory tract etc., caused by susceptible strains of the designated bacteria. However, the uses mentioned here are not exhaustive. There may be other conditions for which this medication may be used upon a doctor’s discretion.

Composition

Composition

The active ingredients of Monocef O CV Suspension 50mg 30ml are Cefpodoxime 50mg and Clavulanic Acid 31.25mg/5ml.

Mechanism of Action of Drugs

Mechanism of Action of Drugs

Cefpodoxime interferes with the production of complex molecules in the cells and resists the cell wall assembly of the microorganism and ramification of cell death in bacteria.

Clavulanic Acid Inhibits cell wall mucopeptide synthesis, in addition to this, this drug also inhibits the beta-lactamases, which are the enzymes produced by bacteria that provide multi-resistance to beta-lactam antibiotics, This is how shows its bacteriocidal property.

Contraindications and Cautions

Contraindications and Caution

Patients with the following conditions are suggested to seek advice from their health care professional before taking Monocef O CV Suspension 50mg 30ml:

  • Hypersenstivity to any of the ingredients used in the Monocef O CV Suspension 50mg 30ml such as Cefpodoxime or any other Cephalosporins and Clavulanic Acid
Side Effects

Side and Adverse Effects

The following side effects may or may not occur during the usage of Monocef O CV Suspension 50mg 30ml. It is generally well tolerated when taken in the prescribed dosage guidelines. More common ones are generally mild and may include:

  • Diarrhea
  • Nausea
  • Abdominal pain
  • Vomiting
  • Diaper and Skin rash
  • Headache
  • Vag Infection
  • Decreased appetite
  • Dizziness
  • Dysgeusia
  • Epistaxis
  • Eye pruritus
  • Fatigue
  • Fiver
  • Flatulence
  • Nightmares
  • Vulvovaginal Candidiasis
  • Xerostomia
  • Fungal Skin infection
  • Insomnia
  • Pruritus
  • Glossitis
  • Stomatitis
  • Hypotension

Rare but more serious adverse effects may include:

  • Anaphylaxis
  • Clostridium difficile associated diarrhea and Colitis
  • Cholestatic Jaundice
  • Steven-johnson syndrome
  • Exfoliative dermatitis
  • Intestinal nephritis
  • Thrombocytopenia
  • Leukopenia
  • Super-infection
  • Hemolytic anemia
  • Agranulocytosis
How to Use

How to Use

Do not exceed the dose prescribed by your doctor.
Consume the Monocef O CV Suspension 50mg 30ml whole with a glass of water immediately after opening the suspension from the strip. Do not break /chew/cut the suspension whole.
Avoid missing or forgetting a dose. If you do, take it as soon as you remember; but if it is time for your next dose, skip it and take it according to your normal schedule. Do not consume two doses at the same time which is dangerous to your health.
Monocef O CV Suspension 50mg 30ml may be taken with food.
Dosage as recommended by your doctor or follow the directions written on the prescription.

Overdosage

Avoid taking more than the prescribed dosage. In case of an accidental overdose, promptly seek medical advice. Depending on the dosage, symptoms may vary but you may experience one or more of the following signs or symptoms:

  • Nausea
  • Vomiting
  • Epigastric distress
  • Diarrhea
  • Fluid and electrolyte imbalances
  • Crystalluria and interstitial nephritis
Warnings and Precautions

Warnings and Precautions

Take Monocef O CV Suspension 50mg 30ml only on the advice of a medical practitioner. Dosage adjustment or complete avoidance of the medication may be required in the following conditions:

Pregnancy:

Cefpodoxime: This drug may be used during pregnancy only if the need is clearly established. Regardless, tell your doctor if you are pregnant or planning to become pregnant during the treatment.
Clavulanic Acid: Do not use this drug until unless suggested by your doctor, First inform your doctor if you are pregnant or planning to become pregnant.

Lactation:

Cefpodoxime: This drug may pass into breast milk but harm to the baby is not expected based on the minimal excretion of the drug into the breast milk.
Clavulanic Acid: Caution advised during lactation, this drug may excrete into breast milk and make the infant sensitization, so inform your doctor if you are a nursing mother.

Food:

The levels of Cefpodoxime with food may get decreased.

Drug Interactions:

Caution always advised when used with other medicines inform your doctor about your current list of medication which you start or stop, especially, Antacids and H2 blockers may decrease the absorption rate of cefpodoxime and also reduced renal excretion with Probencide and other medicines which interacts with Clavulanic acid such as Allopurinol, Probenicide, Warfarin, and other antibiotics.

Precautions
  • Keep this medicine out of sight and reach of children.
  • Keep this medicine between 20-250C, away from heat and moisture.
  • Do not use Monocef O CV Suspension 50mg 30ml beyond its expiry.
  • Do not use this medicine if the bottle seal is broken or opened before its use.
FDA Pregnancy Category

FDA Pregnancy Category

Category B: Animal reproduction studies have failed to demonstrate a risk to the fetus and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women.


Drug Composition information
What is Clavulanic acid for:

It is a beta-lactamase inhibitor combined with certain penicillin antibiotics to overcome antibiotic resistance

How does Clavulanic acid work:

Addition of clavulanic acid re-establishes the activity of amoxicillin against bacterias resistant to amoxicillin.

How should Clavulanic acid be used:

Take this drug as directed by the doctor

Common side effects of Clavulanic acid :

GI tolerance is poor specially in children. Other side effects are Candida stomatitisvaginitis and rashes. Some cases of hepatic injury have been reported with the combination.

What do I do if I miss a dose

Take a missed dose as soon as you think about it. - If it is close to the time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and go back to your normal time. - Do not take 2 doses at the same time or extra doses.

What precautions should I take when taking Clavulanic acid :

If you have an allergy to calcium polystyrene sulfonate or any other part of this drug. Tell your doctor if you are allergic to any drugs. Make sure to tell about the allergy and what signs you had. This includes telling about rash; hives; itching; shortness of breath; wheezing; cough; swelling of face, lips, tongue, or throat; or any other signs.

When do I need to seek medical help

If you think there was an overdose, call your local poison control center or ER right away. Signs of a very bad reaction to the drug. These include wheezing; chest tightness; fever; itching; bad cough; blue or gray skin color; seizures; or swelling of face, lips, tongue, or throat. Signs of low potassium. Very bad belly pain. Very hard stools (constipation). Any rash. Side effect or health problem is not better or you are feeling worse.

Can I take Clavulanic acid with other medicines:

Sometimes drugs are not safe when you take them with certain other drugs and food. - Taking them together can cause bad side effects. - Be sure to talk to your doctor about all the drugs you take.

Are there any food restrictions

Avoid Alcohol

How do I store Clavulanic acid :

Store in a cool, dry place away from the reach of children. - Medicines must not be used past the expiry date.

Pregnancy Category

Category B: Either animal-reproduction studies have not demonstrated a foetal risk but there are no controlled studies in pregnant women or animal-reproduction studies have shown an adverse effect (other than a decrease in fertility) that was not confirmed in controlled studies in women in the 1st trimester (and there is no evidence of a risk in later trimesters).

Therapeutic Classification

Penicillins

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ARISTO PHARMACEUTICALS PVT LTD

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ARISTO PHARMACEUTICALS PVT LTD

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