Altacef 125 MG Suspension
Altacef 125 MG Suspension is an anti-biotic drug that a part of the class of medicines called cephalosporin. This broad spectrum antibiotic is useful in treating a wide variety of infections that are caused by bacteria. It is used in the treatment of conditions such as acute or chronic bronchitis, tonsillitis, Lyme disease, Chlamydia, gonorrhea, syphilis, pneumonia, laryngitis, sinusitis and urinary tract infections. This drug is also used to treat bacterial infections of the throat, cervix, pelvis, urethra, skin, middle ear and nasal passage.
Altacef 125 MG Suspension works by creating a hostile environment for the bacteria to survive. It damages the cell walls of bacteria, prevents the growth of bacteria and therefore eliminates the bacterial infection.
Altacef 125 MG Suspension is a medicine, which is a member of the anti-biotic family called cephalosporin. It destroys the bacteria that cause infections. Therefore, this broad spectrum anti-biotic is useful in treating conditions such as Lyme disease, bronchitis, gonorrhea, pneumonia, tonsillitis, laryngitis, cervicitis and sinusitis. It is also used to treat bacterial infections of the urinary tract, skin, ears, nose, kidney, urethra and throat.
Altacef 125 MG Suspension intervenes in the bacteria’s process of forming cell walls. The cell walls of the bacteria are essential for their survival. The bacterial cell walls protect the contents of the cell from leaking out. This antibiotic damages the bond that keeps the cell wall in one piece. Therefore, Altacef 125 MG Suspension causes holes to appear in the cell wall, making it impossible for the bacteria to survive. In this way, by destroying bacteria and inhibiting the reproduction of bacterial cells, the antibiotic is effective in eliminating bacterial infections.
This antibiotic can be taken orally as a tablet or a liquid suspension. It is possible to over dose on this medicine. Therefore, it is imperative to follow the instructions of your doctor and take Altacef 125 MG Suspension, only according to the prescription.
The risk of side effects increases if you take this medication while suffering from conditions like liver disorders, kidney problems, heart conditions, allergies, gastrointestinal diseases, phenylketonuria and diarrhea caused by Clostridium difficile. It is advisable for pregnant women, breastfeeding mothers and children to avoid taking this antibiotic, since it might lead to negative reactions for these patients. Therefore, you should consult with your doctor before starting a prescription of Altacef 125 MG Suspension, if you have any of the conditions mentioned above.
While taking Altacef 125 MG Suspension, the common side effects that could occur include nausea, headaches, dizziness, vomiting, rashes, fever, chills, muscle aches and diarrhea. These side effects might resolve themselves within a few days, and hence, it is not a major cause for concern. Some of the major side effects that could occur are severe stomachaches, mood swings, fatigue, jaundiced eyes or skin, yeast infection, inflammation of the bowels, bloody stools and dark urine. You should call for medical aid as soon as you detect any of these side effects. You could have an allergic reaction from taking Altacef 125 MG Suspension. An allergy to this anti-biotic will result in symptoms such as hives, rashes, swelling of the tongue, throat, face, hands or feet, itchiness and difficulty in breathing. If you experience any of these symptoms, you should discontinue the usage of this drug and contact a medical health professional immediately.
Information given here is based on the salt and content of the medicine. Effect and uses of medicine may vary from person to person. It is advicable to consult a Internal Medicine Specialist before using this medicine.
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