Ceftum 500 Tablet

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    Ceftum 500 Tablet Information

    Ceftum 500 Tablet is a prescription drug, available for use as Tablet. Other than this, Ceftum 500 Tablet has some other therapeutic uses, which have been discussed ahead.

    The correct dosage of Ceftum 500 Tablet depends on the patient's age, gender, and medical history. Besides the medical condition it is advised for, the route of administration also plays an important role in determining the correct drug dosage. Detailed information has been provided in the dosage section.

    Apart from the aforementioned side effects, Ceftum 500 Tablet can also lead to other problems, which have been listed below. Usually, these side effects of Ceftum 500 Tablet go away soon, and do not persist beyond the duration of the treatment. Consult your doctor if these side effects become worse or stay for a longer duration.

    It is also important to note that Ceftum 500 Tablet has a Safe effect for pregnant women and Safe effect on lactating mothers. In addition, Ceftum 500 Tablet's effects on the liver, heart and kidney are discussed below in the Ceftum 500 Tablet related warnings section.

    Other contraindications of Ceftum 500 Tablet have been discussed in the sections ahead.

    Drug reaction of Ceftum 500 Tablet with other medicines has been reported. Refer to the list below for further details.

    In addition to the above precautions for Ceftum 500 Tablet, it is important to know that it is not safe while driving, and is not habit-forming.



    Ceftum 500 Tablet Benefits & Uses

    Ceftum 500 Tablet is used to treat the following -

    Other Benefits

    Ceftum 500 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


    Ceftum 500 Tablet Side Effects

    Based on research, the following side effects have been observed when Ceftum 500 Tablet is used -

    Ceftum 500 Tablet Related Warnings

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


      Ceftum Tablet is safe for pregnant women.

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


      Ceftum Tablet does not show any side effects in breastfeeding women.

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


      Ceftum Tablet rarely affects the kidneys.

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


      There are no any side effects of Ceftum Tablet on the liver.

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


      Using Ceftum Tablet does not have any harmful effects on the heart.

      Safe


    Severe Interaction of Ceftum 500 Tablet with Other Drugs

    Ceftum 500 Tablet should not be taken with following medicines due to severe side effects it may cause to patients -



    Ceftum 500 Tablet Contraindications

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



    Frequently asked Questions about Ceftum 500 Tablet

    • Is this Ceftum 500 Tablet habit forming or addictive?


      Forming a habit of Ceftum 500 Tablet has not been reported.

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


      After taking Ceftum 500 Tablet, you should not drive or work on any heavy machine, as Ceftum 500 Tablet can make you drowsy.

      Dangerous
    • Is it safe?


      Yes, but consume Ceftum 500 Tablet only on doctor's advice.

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


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

      No

    Ceftum 500 Tablet Interactions with Food and Alcohol

    • Interaction between Food and Ceftum 500 Tablet


      Taking Ceftum 500 Tablet with food is safe.

      Safe
    • Interaction between Alcohol and Ceftum 500 Tablet


      It is difficult to say anything about the effect of Ceftum 500 Tablet and alcohol. No research has been done on this yet.

      Unknown


    Frequently asked Questions about Ceftum 500 Tablet

    Question almost 4 years ago

    Does Ceftum Tablet cover pseudomonas?

    Dr. Roshni Poonja MBBS , General Physician, Internal Medicine

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

    Question almost 4 years ago

    How long can I safely take Ceftum Tablet?

    Dr. Kapil Sharma MBBS , General Physician

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

    Question almost 4 years ago

    Can I take Ceftum Tablet without consulting a doctor?

    Dr. Madhur Anand MBBS, MS , General Surgery

    Ceftum Tablet is a prescription drug and an antibiotic, hence do not take this drug without consulting doctor to avoid bacterial resistance and unpleasant side effects. It can be harmful to patients to take this medicine without a doctor's advice.

    Question over 3 years ago

    Does Ceftum Tablet affect hemoglobin?

    Yes, Ceftum Tablet can affect hemoglobin, it causes decreased hemoglobin in blood but this occurs rarely. It is a known side effect of this drug. However, the exact cause behind this is unknown.

    Question about 4 years ago

    What is Ceftum Tablet?

    Dr. Gaurav MBBS , General Physician

    Ceftum Tablet is a brand name of cefuroxime and it comes in multiple dosage forms such as tablet, capsule, injection, and syrup. It is a prescription drug that belongs to the class of drugs called cephalosporins. It is a broad spectrum antibiotic which is used in the treatment and prevention of various bacterial infections. It is mainly used in the treatment of pharyngitis/tonsillitis which is an infection of the throat and tonsils, urinary tract infections which are an infection of the urinary system, and otitis media which is an infection of the middle ear. It is also used in the treatment of gonorrhea which is a sexually transmitted disease and skin infections.



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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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