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Altacef

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Altacef

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Cefuroxime साल्ट से बनी दवाएं:

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Altacef Information

Altacef Benefits & Uses

Altacef is used to treat the following -

Altacef Dosage & How to Take

This is the usual dosage recommended in most common treatment cases. Please remember that every patient and their case is different, so the dosage can be different based on the disease, route of administration, patient's age and medical history.

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Ingredients of Altacef

Cefuroxime

Altacef Side Effects

Based on research, the following side effects have been observed when Altacef is used -

  1. Nausea or vomiting
  2. Diarrhoea
  3. Allergic reaction
  4. Bleeding
  5. Cramps
  6. Infection
  7. Abdominal Pain
  8. Headache
  9. Rash
  10. Fever
  11. Urticaria
  12. Cough
  13. Chills

Altacef Related Warnings

Is the use of Altacef safe for pregnant women?

Pregnant women can take Altacef safely.

Safe

Is the use of Altacef safe during breastfeeding?

Breastfeeding women can safely use Altacef.

Safe

What is the effect of Altacef on the Kidneys?

Altacef may have mild side effects on the kidneys.

Mild

What is the effect of Altacef on the Liver?

There are no any side effects of Altacef on the liver.

Safe

What is the effect of Altacef on the Heart?

Altacef is not harmful for the heart.

Safe

Severe Interaction of Altacef with Other Drugs

Altacef should not be taken with following medicines due to severe side effects it may cause to patients -

Altacef Contraindications

If you are suffering from any of the following diseases, you should not take Altacef unless your doctor advises you to do so -

  1. Kidney Disease
  2. Ulcerative Colitis
  3. Gastritis
  4. Diabetes
  5. Sexually transmitted diseases

Frequently asked Questions about Altacef

Is this Altacef habit forming or addictive?

No, there is no any evidence that Altacef is addictive.

No

Is it safe to drive or operate heavy machinery when consuming?

You may feel sleepy or tired after taking Altacef. So it is best to avoid driving.

Dangerous

Is it safe?

Yes, Altacef is safe but you must consult your doctor before taking it.

Safe, but take only on Doctor's advise

Is it able to treat mental disorders?

There is no benefit of taking Altacef for mental disorders.

No

Altacef Interactions with Food and Alcohol

Interaction between Food and Altacef

Taking Altacef with food is safe.

Safe

Interaction between Alcohol and Altacef

Due to lack of research, nothing can be said about side effects of consuming alcohol while taking Altacef.

Unknown
This medicine data has been created by -
Vikas Chauhan
B.Pharma, Pharmacy
3 Years of Experience

References

  1. US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) [Internet]. Maryland. USA; Package leaflet information for the user; Ceftin (cefuroxime axetil)
  2. KD Tripathi. [link]. Seventh Edition. New Delhi, India: Jaypee Brothers Medical Publishers; 2013: Page No 727
  3. April Hazard Vallerand, Cynthia A. Sanoski. [link]. Sixteenth Edition. Philadelphia, China: F. A. Davis Company; 2019: Page No 302-312
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