Cefakind 500 Mg Tablet

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  • Contains / Salt: Cefuroxime (500 mg)
  • Seller: Apollo Pharmacy Limited
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    • Country of Origin: India
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    Cefakind 500 Mg Tablet Information

    Cefakind 500 Mg Tablet is a commercial drug that is prescribed in the form of Tablet. Cefakind 500 Mg Tablet also has some secondary and off-label uses. These are listed below.

    The optimal dosage of Cefakind 500 Mg Tablet is largely dependent on the individual's body weight, medical history, gender and age. Individual symptoms and route of administration also determines the right dosage. For detailed information on this, read through the dosage section.

    Besides the aforementioned side effects, there are other adverse effects of Cefakind 500 Mg Tablet as well, which are listed below. Usually, these side effects of Cefakind 500 Mg Tablet go away soon, and do not persist beyond the duration of the treatment. However, if these continue for a longer time, consult your doctor right away.

    Furthermore, you should know that effect of Cefakind 500 Mg Tablet is Safe for pregnant women and Safe for women who are breastfeeding. Further, the section on Cefakind 500 Mg Tablet related warnings talks about Cefakind 500 Mg Tablet's effects on the liver, heart and kidney.

    The section on Cefakind 500 Mg Tablet contraindications lists all such conditions.

    Besides this, Cefakind 500 Mg Tablet may also have severe interaction with some medicines. See below for a complete list.

    You should also be aware that Cefakind 500 Mg Tablet is not safe while driving, and is not addiction.



    Cefakind 500 Mg Tablet Benefits & Uses

    Cefakind 500 Mg Tablet is used to treat the following -

    Other Benefits

    Cefakind 500 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
    Adult(Male)
    • Disease: Gonorrhea
    • Before or After Meal: After Meal
    • Single Maximum Dose: 1 g
    • Dosage Form: Tablet
    • Dosage Route: Oral
    • Frequency: once only
    • Course Duration: 1 days
    • Special Instructions: As prescribed by the doctor
    Geriatric
    • Disease: Gonorrhea
    • Before or After Meal: After Meal
    • Single Maximum Dose: 1 g
    • Dosage Form: Tablet
    • Dosage Route: Oral
    • Frequency: once only
    • Course Duration: 1 days
    • Special Instructions: As prescribed by the doctor
    Adult(Female)
    • Disease: Gonorrhea
    • Before or After Meal: After Meal
    • Single Maximum Dose: 1 g
    • Dosage Form: Tablet
    • Dosage Route: Oral
    • Frequency: once only
    • Course Duration: 1 days
    • Special Instructions: As prescribed by the doctor
    13 - 18 years (Adolescent)
    • Disease: Gonorrhea
    • Before or After Meal: After Meal
    • Single Maximum Dose: 1 g
    • Dosage Form: Tablet
    • Dosage Route: Oral
    • Frequency: once only
    • Course Duration: 1 days
    • Special Instructions: As prescribed by the doctor
    Adult
    • Disease: Tonsillitis
    • Before or After Meal: After Meal
    • Single Maximum Dose: 250 mg
    • Dosage Form: Tablet
    • Dosage Route: Oral
    • Frequency: 2 daily
    • Course Duration: 10 days
    • Special Instructions: As prescribed by the doctor
    2 - 12 years (Child)
    • Disease: Ear Infection (Otitis Media)
    • Before or After Meal: After Meal
    • Single Maximum Dose: 250 mg
    • Dosage Form: Tablet
    • Dosage Route: Oral
    • Frequency: 12 hourly
    • Course Duration: 10 days
    • Special Instructions: As prescribed by the doctor

    Cefakind 500 Mg Tablet Related Warnings

    • Is the use of Cefakind 500 Mg Tablet safe for pregnant women?


      There are no side effects of Cefakind in pregnant women.

      Safe
    • Is the use of Cefakind 500 Mg Tablet safe during breastfeeding?


      Cefakind is safe for breastfeeding women.

      Safe
    • What is the effect of Cefakind 500 Mg Tablet on the Kidneys?


      Very few cases of side effects of Cefakind on kidney have been reported.

      Mild
    • What is the effect of Cefakind 500 Mg Tablet on the Liver?


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

      Safe
    • What is the effect of Cefakind 500 Mg Tablet on the Heart?


      Using Cefakind does not have any harmful effects on the heart.

      Safe


    Cefakind 500 Mg Tablet Contraindications

    If you are suffering from any of the following diseases, you should not take Cefakind 500 Mg Tablet unless your doctor advises you to do so -



    Frequently asked Questions about Cefakind 500 Mg Tablet

    • Is this Cefakind 500 Mg Tablet habit forming or addictive?


      Cefakind 500 Mg Tablet does not cause addiction.

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


      You may feel sleepy or tired after taking Cefakind 500 Mg Tablet. So it is best to avoid driving.

      Dangerous
    • Is it safe?


      Cefakind 500 Mg Tablet is safe but it is important to consult a doctor before taking it.

      Safe, but take only on Doctor's advise
    • Is it able to treat mental disorders?


      No, the use of Cefakind 500 Mg Tablet in mental disorders is not effective.

      No

    Cefakind 500 Mg Tablet Interactions with Food and Alcohol

    • Interaction between Food and Cefakind 500 Mg Tablet


      Taking Cefakind 500 Mg Tablet with food does not cause any problems.

      Safe
    • Interaction between Alcohol and Cefakind 500 Mg Tablet


      Due to lack of research, there is no information about the side effects of taking Cefakind 500 Mg Tablet with alcohol.

      Unknown


    Frequently asked Questions about Cefakind 500 Mg Tablet

    Question over 5 years ago

    How does Cefakind work?

    Dr. Gaurav MBBS , General Physician

    Cefakind contains cefuroxime which is a broad-spectrum antibiotic that is active against both Gram-positive and Gram-negative bacteria. It works by preventing the cell wall synthesis in bacteria by binding to specific proteins (penicillin-binding proteins). The cell wall protects the bacteria from the environment, in the absence of this cell wall, the bacteria becomes vulnerable and dies. Cefakind is effective against a wide range of both gram negative and gram positive bacteria such as Moraxella catarrhalis, Escherichia coli, Haemophilus influenzae, Neisseria gonorrhoeae, Staphylococcus aureus, Staphylococcus pneumoniae, and Klebsiella pneumoniae.

    Question about 4 years ago

    Does Cefakind treat strep throat?

    Dr. Ram Saini MD, MBBS , General Physician

    Yes, Cefakind can treat strep throat or streptococcal pharyngitis which is an infection of the throat that results in a sore throat caused by bacteria Streptococcus pyogenes.

    Question over 4 years ago

    Is Cefakind a sulfa drug?

    Dr. Abhijit MBBS , General Physician

    No, Cefakind 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 about 4 years ago

    Does Cefakind treat gonorrhea?

    Dr. Manoj Meena MBBS , General Physician

    Yes, Cefakind can treat gonorrhea which is a sexually transmitted infection caused by bacteria Neisseria gonorrhoeae which provides relief to the patient from fever, painful urination and abnormal discharge from reproductive organs (penis or vagina).

    Question almost 5 years ago

    Can Cefakind cause nausea and vomiting?

    Dr. Ramraj Meena MBBS , General Physician

    Yes, Cefakind can cause nausea and vomiting, but this occurs rarely. It is a known side effect of this drug. For relief from nausea and vomiting try to take lime water, avoid eating spicy food even if it persists or becomes severe then discuss with 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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