Biocef is an antibiotic medicine used to treat bacterial infections in your body. It is effective in infections of the lungs (e.g. pneumonia), ear, thro... View More
Uses of Biocef
Side effects of Biocef
How to use Biocef
Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Swallow it as a whole. Do not chew, crush or break it. Biocef may be taken with o... View More
How Biocef works
Biocef is an antibiotic. It kills bacteria by preventing them from forming the bacterial protective covering (cell wall) which is needed for them to sur... View More
What if you forget to take Biocef?
If you miss a dose of Biocef, take it as soon as possible. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and go back to your re... View More
Pneumonia, Meningitis, Peritonitis, Otitis media, Septicaemia, Biliary-tract infections, Urinary-tract infections, Skin and skin structure infections, U... View More
May be taken with or without food.
Oral Urinary tract infections, Upper and lower respiratory tract infections, Skin infections, Otitis media Adult: As monohydrate: 250-500 mg every 8 h... View More
Oral Urinary tract infections, Upper and lower respiratory tract infections, Skin infections, Otitis media Child: PO 20–40 mg/kg/day, max 1 g/day q12h... View More
Renal Impairment CrCl: 10-50 mL/min: Half to full dose CrCl: <10 mL/min: Half dose
Known hypersensitivity to cephalosporins.
Mode of Action
Cefaclor binds to one or more of the penicillin-binding proteins (PBPs) which inhibits the final transpeptidation step of peptidoglycan synthesis in bac... View More
Severe renal impairment; history of allergy to penicillin; pregnancy, lactation. Lactation: enters breast milk; use with caution
1-10% Diarrhea (3%),Increased transaminases (3%),Eosinophilia (2%),Moniliasis (2%),Vaginitis (2%),Rash (maculopapular, erythematous, or morbiliform) (1... View More
Pregnancy Category Note
Pregnancy No adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women Because animal reproduction studies are not always predictive of human response,... View More
May enhance the nephrotoxic effect of aminoglycosides. May diminish the therapeutic effect of BCG, typhoid vaccine and Na picosulfate. Concomitant use w... View More
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