Altacef 125 Mg Tablet

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Altacef 125 Mg Tablet Information

Altacef 125 Mg Tablet is a prescription drug, available for use as Tablet. Secondary and off-label uses of Altacef 125 Mg Tablet have also been mentioned below.

The correct dosage of Altacef 125 Mg Tablet depends on the patient's age, gender, and medical history. The condition it has been prescribed for, and the route of administration also determine the right dosage. This information has been provided in detail in the dosage section.

Apart from the aforementioned side effects, Altacef 125 Mg Tablet can also lead to other problems, which have been listed below. Normally, these side effects of Altacef 125 Mg Tablet are not long lasting and go away when the treatment is finished. Please speak with your doctor if these side effects worsen or persist for a longer duration.

In addition, Altacef 125 Mg Tablet's effect is Safe during pregnancy and Safe for lactating mothers. In addition, Altacef 125 Mg Tablet's effects on the liver, heart and kidney are discussed below in the Altacef 125 Mg Tablet related warnings section.

Other contraindications of Altacef 125 Mg Tablet have been discussed in the sections ahead.

Drug interactions for Altacef 125 Mg Tablet have been reported in the medical literature. Refer to the list below for further details.

In addition to the above precautions for Altacef 125 Mg Tablet, it is important to know that it is not safe while driving, and is not habit-forming.



Altacef 125 Mg Tablet Benefits & Uses

Altacef 125 Mg Tablet is used to treat the following -

Other Benefits

Altacef 125 Mg Tablet 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.

Find the right dosage based on disease and age

Age Group Dosage


Altacef 125 Mg Tablet Side Effects

Based on research, the following side effects have been observed when Altacef 125 Mg Tablet is used -

Altacef 125 Mg Tablet Related Warnings

  • Is the use of Altacef 125 Mg Tablet safe for pregnant women?


    There are no side effects of Altacef in pregnant women.

    Safe
  • Is the use of Altacef 125 Mg Tablet safe during breastfeeding?


    Altacef does not show any harmful effects in lactating women.

    Safe
  • What is the effect of Altacef 125 Mg Tablet on the Kidneys?


    Altacef rarely affects the kidneys.

    Mild
  • What is the effect of Altacef 125 Mg Tablet on the Liver?


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

    Safe
  • What is the effect of Altacef 125 Mg Tablet on the Heart?


    There are no any side effects of Altacef for the heart.

    Safe


Severe Interaction of Altacef 125 Mg Tablet with Other Drugs

Altacef 125 Mg Tablet should not be taken with following medicines due to severe side effects it may cause to patients -



Altacef 125 Mg Tablet Contraindications

If you are suffering from any of the following diseases, you should not take Altacef 125 Mg Tablet unless your doctor advises you to do so -



Frequently asked Questions about Altacef 125 Mg Tablet

  • Is this Altacef 125 Mg Tablet habit forming or addictive?


    No, you will not get addicted to Altacef 125 Mg Tablet.

    No
  • Is it safe to drive or operate heavy machinery when consuming?


    You may feel sleepy or tired after taking Altacef 125 Mg Tablet. So it is best to avoid driving.

    Dangerous
  • Is it safe?


    Yes, Altacef 125 Mg Tablet 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?


    No, Altacef 125 Mg Tablet is not used to treat mental disorders.

    No

Altacef 125 Mg Tablet Interactions with Food and Alcohol

  • Interaction between Food and Altacef 125 Mg Tablet


    Taking Altacef 125 Mg Tablet with food does not harm your health.

    Safe
  • Interaction between Alcohol and Altacef 125 Mg Tablet


    No research has been done on this till date. Therefore, it is not known what the effect of taking Altacef 125 Mg Tablet with alcohol will be.

    Unknown


Frequently asked Questions about Altacef 125 Mg Tablet

Question almost 4 years ago

Does Altacef contain penicillin?

Dr. Saikat Mukherjee MBBS , General Physician

No, Altacef does not penicillin. It contains cefotaxime which belongs to the class of drugs known as cephalosporins. It is a broad spectrum antibiotic which covers a wide range of bacteria which are generally found to be resistant to penicillin.

Question about 4 years ago

How long can I safely take Altacef?

Dr. Kapil Sharma MBBS , General Physician

Take Altacef as long as your doctor has prescribed it. Do not take this medicine longer than prescribed to avoid bacterial resistance.

Question over 3 years ago

Is Altacef a sulfa drug?

Dr. Abhijit MBBS , General Physician

No, Altacef is not a sulfa drug. It contains cefotaxime which belongs to the class of drugs known as cephalosporins. It is a broad spectrum antibiotic which covers a wide range of bacteria which are generally found to be resistant to penicillin.

Question almost 4 years ago

Does Altacef cover pseudomonas?

Dr. Roshni Poonja MBBS , General Physician, Internal Medicine

No, Altacef does not cover the strains related to Pseudomonas species. They are generally found to be resistant to Altacef. However, an antibiotic sensitivity test is recommended to confirm its resistance.

Question over 2 years ago

Can I take Altacef with aspirin?

Dr. Surender Kumar MBBS , General Physician

Yes, Altacef can be taken with aspirin. No harmful drug interaction has been reported between them. It is safe to take Altacef along with aspirin if it does not exceed recommended doses. However, if you feel any discomfort after taking this drug do not hesitate to inform your doctor.



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This medicine data has been created by -

Vikas Chauhan

B.Pharma, Pharmacy
5 Years of Experience



References

US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) [Internet]. Maryland. USA; Package leaflet information for the user; Ceftin (cefuroxime axetil)

KD Tripathi. [link]. Seventh Edition. New Delhi, India: Jaypee Brothers Medical Publishers; 2013: Page No 727

April Hazard Vallerand, Cynthia A. Sanoski. [link]. Sixteenth Edition. Philadelphia, China: F. A. Davis Company; 2019: Page No 302-312



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