Velora 125mg Suspension 60 ml

 

Velora 125mg Suspension 60 ml contains Cephradine as an active ingredient.

 

Velora 125mg Suspension 60 ml is used to treat bacterial infections, including upper respiratory infections, ear infections, skin infections, and urinary tract infections.

 

Take this medication orally with or without meals usually twice a day or as prescribed by the doctor.

 

Take this medication exactly as prescribed by the doctor.

Type

Suspension – Syrup

Feature

125mg

Unit

ml

Formula

Cephradine

Composition

Cephradine 125 mg

Brand

Platinum Pharmaceuticals (Pvt) Ltd

Prescription Required

Yes

How to use, Side effects, Uses, Formula & Composition

Indications

Velora 125mg Suspension 60 ml can be used to treat: 

  • Urinary tract infections 
  • Bacterial skin infections
  • Bacterial chest infections
  • Throat infections 
  • Bacterial ear infections 
  • Sinusitis 

How Does Velora 125mg Suspension 60 ml Work

Velora 125mg Suspension 60 ml belongs to a wide spread chemical group known as antibiotics.Velora 125mg Suspension 60 ml works by preventing the growth/multiplication of the bacteria in the human body thus eradicating the infection.

How To Use Velora 125mg Suspension 60 ml

Velora 125mg Suspension 60 ml is available as a dried mixture of the medicine and requires a certain amount of water to turn the mixture into a solution.Despite dissolving the drug in the water,there will still be lumps of mixture in the water,it is therefore advised to shake the Velora 125mg Suspension 60 ml bottle well before each use.Velora 125mg Suspension 60 ml comes in a flavored mixture to make it easy for children to ingest it.Dosage ought to be carefully measured out by an adult before giving it to a child/infant.

If you miss a dose of the medication, make sure you take it as soon as possible on that same day.If you don’t remember you missed the dose until the next dose time or next day,do not double the dose and take your medication as per schedule.Velora 125mg Suspension 60 ml is to be ingested for a specific number of days determined by the physician depending on the patient’s illness and their response to treatment.It is imperative not to stop Velora 125mg Suspension 60 ml earlier than the specified time as that may lead to a return of the infection.

Dosage

Adult Dosage 

The capsule or injectable format of Velora 125mg Suspension 60 ml is commonly prescribed to patients aged 18 years and above.

Child Dosage

A teaspoon or two is commonly administered to children between the ages of 9 months and 15 years with a 6 or 12 hour gap between each dose within 24 hours.Dosage is dependent entirely on the patient’s weight and the severity of the individual’s illness.

Elderly Dosage 

The capsule or injectable format of Velora 125mg Suspension 60 ml is commonly prescribed to patients aged 18 years and above.

Pregnancy Use And Lactation

Velora 125mg Suspension 60 ml may be prescribed to pregnant women only when necessary and under the supervision of a physician.Velora 125mg Suspension 60 ml is found in breast milk in trace amounts and is therefore prescribed quite rarely to breastfeeding mothers.

Contraindications

Please tell your doctor if you have a history of any of the following before using Velora 125mg Suspension 60 ml:

  • Allergy to Velora 125mg Suspension 60 ml or any other medicine (especially any antibiotic) or food substance 
  • Moderate to severe kidney disease
  • Moderate to severe liver disease
  • Clostridium difficile associated diarrhea 

Precautions

Please tell your doctor about any of the following conditions before using Velora 125mg Suspension 60 ml:

  • Mild to moderate liver impairment
  • Mild to moderate kidney impairment
  • Pregnancy 
  • Breastfeeding women 
  • Eldery patients 

Interactions With Other Medications

Please tell your doctor about the use of the following before using Velora 125mg Suspension 60 ml:

  • Other antibiotics 
  • Vaccines (eg.typhoid vaccine)
  • Metformin 
  • Probenecid 
  • Coomb’s test
  • Glucose test
  • Urine test

Adverse Effects

Common Adverse Effects

Like most medicines,Velora 125mg Suspension 60 ml has certain side effects which include:

  • Diarrhea 
  • Fatigue 
  • Dizziness
  • Changes in sense of taste
  • Loss of appetite
  • Headaches  
  • Bruising/itchiness/discomfort at the injection site (if drug is used in its injectable format)

These effects tend to be mild and resolve in a few days of applying Velora 125mg Suspension 60 ml.

Rare Adverse Effects

If any of the following adverse effects are seen or felt,the patient is advised to immediately contact their doctor.

  • Oral thrush
  • Skin rash
  • Swelling of hands,ankles and feet
  • Abdominal cramps/pain
  • Clostridium difficile associated diarrhea 
  • Change in vaginal discharge for women 

How To Cope With Some Of The Adverse Effects

  • Headaches– In which case make sure you rest and drink plenty of fluids. Avoid the use of alcohol. Take a prescribed painkiller. Consult your doctor if the headaches last longer than a week or are severe.
  • Fatigue– Patients experiencing this adverse effect, are advised to take deep breaths,intake tea or coffee,get a good night’s rest and not to over burden themselves for a few days
  • Stomach upset (nausea,vomiting and/or diarrhoea) -Avoid eating rich or spicy food. It might help to take medication with food.It is important to have plenty of fluids during this time.
  • Loss of appetite– having smaller meals at regular meal times or at regular intervals is advised.Patient is asked to snack on healthy and nutritious snacks such as dry fruits throughout the day.
  • Change in taste- this tends to go away as soon as the patient stops taking the medicine but while treatment;salt water with baking soda (half a teaspoon of salt and baking soda in water) rinses and chewing on sugar free gum can help dissipate the change in taste.

Key Facts About Velora 125mg Suspension 60 ml

  • Velora 125mg Suspension 60 ml is an antibiotic
  • Velora 125mg Suspension 60 ml is commonly used to treat respiratory infections and UTIs
  • Velora 125mg Suspension 60 ml is safe to be prescribed to children and elderly patients
  • 1-2 tablets of Velora 125mg Suspension 60 ml are commonly prescribed depending upon the illness being treated
  • Velora 125mg Suspension 60 ml may cause constipation,dizziness and headaches

FAQs

#1.HOW DOES Velora 125mg Suspension 60 ml WORK?

Velora 125mg Suspension 60 ml belongs to a wide spread chemical group known as antibiotics.Velora 125mg Suspension 60 ml works by preventing the growth/multiplication of the bacteria in the human body tus eradicating the infection.Velora 125mg Suspension 60 ml essentially stops the production of bacterial cell walls,making the microorganism susceptible to elimination by the body’s defense system.

#2.HOW TO USE Velora 125mg Suspension 60 ml?

Velora 125mg Suspension 60 ml is available as a dried mixture of the medicine and requires a certain amount of water to turn the mixture into a solution.Despite dissolving the drug in the water,there will still be lumps of mixture in the water,it is therefore advised to shake the Velora 125mg Suspension 60 ml bottle well before each use.Velora 125mg Suspension 60 ml comes in a flavored mixture to make it easy for children to ingest it.Dosage ought to be carefully measured out by an adult before giving it to a child/infant.

If you miss a dose of the medication, make sure you take it as soon as possible on that same day.If you don’t remember you missed the dose until the next dose time or next day,do not double the dose and take your medication as per schedule.Velora 125mg Suspension 60 ml is to be ingested for a specific number of days determined by the physician depending on the patient’s illness and their response to treatment.It is imperative not to stop Velora 125mg Suspension 60 ml earlier than the specified time as that may lead to a return of the infection.

#3.WHAT ARE COMMON SIDE EFFECTS CAUSED BY Velora 125mg Suspension 60 ml?

  • Stomach problems (such as nausea,vomiting)
  • Loss of appetite
  • Soreness at site of injection
  • Increased thirst 
  • Headache 

#4.CAN Velora 125mg Suspension 60 ml BE USED IF PATIENT IS HAVING FLU SYMPTOMS?

Velora 125mg Suspension 60 ml is not deemed to be effective against viruses as Velora 125mg Suspension 60 ml is an antibiotic and therefore works on bacteria to eliminate bacterial infections.

#5.IS IT SAFE TO HAVE PAINKILLERS WHILE TAKING Velora 125mg Suspension 60 ml?

Yes.Over the counter painkillers such as paracetamol are safe to be ingested along with Velora 125mg Suspension 60 ml under the supervision of a doctor.

#6.CAN Velora 125mg Suspension 60 ml BE ADMINISTERED TO INFANTS?

Yes,Velora 125mg Suspension 60 ml has been specifically made to be given to infants.

#7.HOW TO STORE Velora 125mg Suspension 60 ml?

Velora 125mg Suspension 60 ml is to be kept away from the reach of children,in a cool dry place away from direct sunlight and humidity as that tends to ruin certain drugs.

#8.WHAT IF I TAKE TOO MUCH OF Velora 125mg Suspension 60 ml?

In case of too much consumption by accident, kindly contact your doctor or nearby hospital straight away. The amount of medication that can result in severe side effects varies from person to person. An overdose results in slowing down of heart rate and difficulty breathing accompanied by dizziness and fainting spells.

#9.WHAT IF I MISS A DOSE OF Velora 125mg Suspension 60 ml?

If you miss a dose of the medication, make sure you take it as soon as possible on that same day. If you don’t remember you missed the dose until the next dosage time or next day, do not double the dose and take your medication as per schedule.