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Mexef DT (250mg) is a first-generation cephalosporin antibiotic, prescribed for susceptible infections. It stops or slows the growth of bacterial cells.

Drug information on Mexef DT (250mg) (Cephalexin) from Piramal Healthcare

Mexef DT (250mg)

  Tablet  
Piramal Healthcare
Generic : Cephalexin
 74.90
250mg
10 Tablets
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Medical Condition(s) for which Mexef DT (250mg) may be prescribed


Side effects of Mexef DT (250mg)

   Hypersensitivity : Skin rashes, hives, fever, itching and facial swelling.

   Miscellaneous : Genital and anal itching, vaginal infection/inflammation, vaginal discharge, dizziness, fatigue, headache, agitation, confusion, hallucinations, joint pain and joint disorder.

Dosage & When it is to be taken (Indications)

Adult: PO- Susceptible infections- The recommended dose is 1-2 g/day in divided doses. Up to 6 g/day in more serious infections.
Prophylaxis against recurrent UTI- The recommended dose is 125 mg/day at night.

How to use Mexef DT (250mg)?

It comes as a capsule, tablet and liquid to take by mouth, with or without food.

When is Mexef DT (250mg) not to be taken? (Contraindications)

Hypersensitivity.

Warnings and Precautions for Mexef DT (250mg)

Caution should be exercised in patients with history of stomach or bowel problems (eg, inflammation), blood clotting problems, kidney or liver problems, any allergy, who are taking other medications, elderly, children, during pregnancy and breast feeding.

• It may cause dizziness, do not drive a car or operate machinery while taking this medication.

• It may reduce platelet counts, avoid injury or bruising.

Other Precautions for Mexef DT (250mg)

Avoid long-term use of this medication; otherwise it may lead to secondary infectiond.
Avoid excess dosage.

Storage Conditions for Mexef DT (250mg)

Store it at room temperature (25°C), and in an airtight container.



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