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3 Cef FC is a cephalosporin antibiotic, used to treat certain infections caused by bacteria, such as bronchitis and infections of the ears, throat, sinuses, and skin. It kills the bacterial cells. 

Drug information on 3 Cef FC (Cefprozil) from Alkem Laboratories Ltd.

3 Cef FC

Alkem Laboratories Ltd.
Generic : Cefprozil
10 Tablets
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Medical Condition(s) for which 3 Cef FC may be prescribed

Side effects of 3 Cef FC

  Gastrointestinal: Nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, abdominal pain or cramps, flatulence, inflammation of colon.

  Central Nervous System: Headache, dizziness, fatigue, tingling, confusion, nervousness, sleeplessness.

  Genitourinary: Genital itching, inflammation of vagina, kidney function impairment.

  Blood: Increase in eosinophils, decrease in white blood cells, platelets, decreased platelet function, anemia, bleeding.

  Liver: Liver function impairment, jaundice.

  Miscellaneous: Hypersensitivity, including sever allergic reactions.

Dosage & When it is to be taken (Indications)

Adult-Oral-500 mg/day may increase to 500 mg twice daily.
Children 6 months to 12 year of age - 7.5 to 15mg/kg every 12 hour.

How to use 3 Cef FC?

It comes as a tablet and a suspension (liquid) to take by mouth. It is usually taken every 24 hours (once a day) or every 12 hours (twice a day) for 10 days, with or without food.

When is 3 Cef FC not to be taken? (Contraindications)


Warnings and Precautions for 3 Cef FC

Caution should be exercised in patients with history of diabetes, liver or kidney problems, or a blood clotting disorder, stomach disease, stomach infection, diarrhea, or colitis, pregnancy and lactation.

• Monitor kidney functions and blood count.

Other Precautions for 3 Cef FC

Take other measures for birth control, because oral contraceptives may not work while taking this medication.

Storage Conditions for 3 Cef FC

Store it in room temperature and in airtight container.

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