Shifacef 200 DT Tablet is a broad-spectrum antibiotic used to treat a variety of infections such as pneumonia, sinusitis, cystitis, gonococcal infection, etc. caused by bacteria. This medicine is not recommended for use in case of a common cold, flu or viral infections since it is active against infections caused by bacteria only
List of substitutes for SHIFACEF 200 DT Suspension
Cefstrong 200 MG TabletCipla Ltd.Mahapod 200 MG TabletMankind Pharmaceuticals Ltd.Metoxim 200 MG TabletNovartis India Ltd.
Polares 200 MG TabletZuventus Healthcare Ltd.Unipod 200 MG TabletUnichem Laboratories Ltd.
Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Check the label for directions before use. Measure it with a measuring cup and take it by mouth. Shake well before use. SHIFACEF is to be taken with food. Avoid SHIFACEF with dietary sodium.
SHIFACEF is an antibiotic. It kills bacteria by preventing them from forming the bacterial protective covering (cell wall) which is needed for them to survive.
Yes, the use of SHIFACEF can cause diarrhea. It is an antibiotic which kills the harmful bacteria. However, it also affects the helpful bacteria in your stomach or intestine and causes diarrhea. If diarrhea persists, talk to your doctor about it.
Talk to your doctor if SHIFACEF doesn’t seem to work for you. Your doctor may increase the dose of SHIFACEF or switch you to an alternate option, which may work for you.
Usually, SHIFACEF starts working soon after taking it. However, it may take some days to kill all the harmful bacteria and make you feel better.
No, do not stop taking SHIFACEF and complete the full course of treatment even if you feel better. Your symptoms may improve before the infection is completely cured.
If you miss a dose of Shifa CEF, 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 regular schedule. Do not double the dose.
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
SHIFACEF is probably safe to use during pregnancy. Animal studies have shown low or no adverse effect on the fetus, however, there are limited human studies. Please consult your doctor.
SHIFACEF is safe to use during lactation. Human studies have shown that either the drug does not pass into the breastmilk in significant amount or is not expected to cause toxicity to the baby. Avoid prolonged use of Shifa CEF, since it may have possible effects such as rash and diarrhea.
Not relevant, as SHIFACEF is intended for use in hospitalized patients.
There is limited information available on the use of SHIFACEF in patients with kidney disease. Please consult your doctor.
There is limited information available on the use of SHIFACEF in patients with liver disease. Please consult your doctor.