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It is unsafe to consume alcohol with Biocef.
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Biocef is generally considered safe to use during pregnancy. Animal studies have shown low or no adverse effects to the developing baby; however, there ... View More
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Biocef is safe to use during breastfeeding. Human studies suggest that the drug does not pass into the breastmilk in a significant amount and is not har... View More
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
It is not known whether Biocef alters the ability to drive. Do not drive if you experience any symptoms that affect your ability to concentrate and reac... View More
Biocef should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Biocef may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
There is limited information available on the use of Biocef in patients with liver disease. Please consult your doctor.
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
- Bacterial infections
Side effects of Biocef
- Allergic reaction
- Injection site reaction
- Increased liver enzymes
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
- Your doctor has prescribed Uniclor 375mg Tablet MR to cure your infection and improve your symptoms.
- Do not skip any doses and finish the full course of treatment even if you feel better. Stopping it early may make the infection come back and harder to ... View More
- Discontinue Uniclor 375mg Tablet MR and inform your doctor immediately if you get a rash, itchy skin, swelling of face and mouth, or have difficulty in ... View More
- Diarrhea may occur as a side effect but should stop when your course is complete. Inform your doctor if it does not stop or if you find blood in your st... View More
- Take it with food to avoid an upset stomach.
- Avoid consuming alcohol while taking Uniclor 375mg Tablet MR as it may cause increased side effects.
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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The information provided herein is accurate, updated and complete as per the best practices of the Company. Please note that this information should not... View More