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WHAT IS CEFUROXIME AXETIL?

Cefuroxime Axetil is a cephalosporin antibiotic drug that is prescribed for the treatment of various bacterial infections, including severe and life threatening ones. Cefuroxime Axetil is marketed and sold under several trade names, a couple of which are Ceftin and Cetil (made by Lupin). This medication may also be given for conditions other than those listed in this description.

IMPORTANT INFORMATION ABOUT CEFUROXIME AXETIL:

You should not take Cefuroxime Axetil (Ceftin, Cetil) if you have a know allergy to it or to other cephalosporin antibiotics such as cefaclor, cefixime, cefdinir, cefditoren, cefprozil, ceftazidime, cefuroxime, or others.

Prior to taking Cefuroxime Axetil, let your doctor known if you have or had a history of any of these conditions: liver or kidney disease, a stomach or intestinal disorder such as colitis, diabetes, or if you are malnourished.

Cefuroxime Axetil is classified as an FDA pregnancy category B drug which means that it is not expected to harm an unborn baby if taken during pregnancy. However, it is advised that you take this medicine with proper medical advice if you are a pregnant or breast feeding woman.

Full course of Cefuroxime Axetil should be completed as prescribed even if the symptoms have disappeared. Symptoms usually disappear before your body is completely cleared of the infection. Discontinuing the medication before the prescribed period can be harmful and can cause a drug resistant infection later on that cannot be treated with common antibiotic medications.

BEFORE TAKING CEFUROXIME AXETIL:

Cefuroxime Axetil is a prescription only drug which means that it is only available with a doctor’s prescription. Consult your doctor before taking Cefuroxime Axetil as all antibiotic medications are strictly to be taken with a doctor’s prescription. Take care about all the precautions listed above.

HOW SHOULD I TAKE CEFUROXIME AXETIL?

Take Cefuroxime Axetil (Ceftin, Cetil) strictly according to your doctor’s advice or according to the instructions on the medication label. Do not alter the dosage unless your doctor advises you to do so. Also, do not take this medication after the prescribed period is over. All medications come with a patient leaflet. Refer the instructions in them for detailed information on that particular medication. Cefuroxime Axetil can be taken with or without food. Always store Cefuroxime Axetil in a cool and dry place.

WHAT IF I MISS A DOSE?

As much as possible, do not skip even a single dose of Cefuroxime Axetil. But if you happen to miss your scheduled dose due to reasons out of your control, take it the moment you remember. However, skip the missed dose if the time for the next dose is near. Do not take extra medication as it may cause some serious conditions.

WHAT HAPPENS IF I TAKE AN OVERDOSE?

Immediately seek urgent medical help in case of an overdose of Cefuroxime Axetil as it may cause severe harmful effects in your body. Get emergency medical attention or call the Doctor immediately.

Things and Activities to avoid while taking Cefuroxime Axetil

Diarrhea is a common side effect of many antibiotic medications. Do not take any type of diarrhea medications without consulting your doctor.

SIDE EFFECTS OF CETIL 500MG:

COMMON

• Nausea
• Vomiting
• Diarrhea
• Dizziness
• Joint paint
• Vaginal itching or discharge

CEFUROXIME AXETIL DOSING INFORMATION:

Cefuroxime Axetil dosage may vary for different people and may depend on a range of factors like age, sex, drug allergies, or seriousness of the condition among several other factors. Your dosage will be determined by your doctor after examining you properly. Remember to follow your doctor’s advice properly for best results.

INTERACTION WITH OTHER DRUGS:

Other drugs may interact with Cefuroxime Axetil. Let your doctor know in advance if you use any other drugs or related products, especially these ones : blood thinner (such as warfarin), metformin, lithium, antiviral medicines (such as adefovir, cidofovir, or foscarnet), cancer medicines (such as aldesleukin, carmustine, cisplatin, ifosfamide, oxaliplatin, or others), diuretics or water pills, antacids, IV antibiotics, immunosuppresors, medicines to treat ulcerative colitis, NSAIDs, and probenecid. However, these are not the only possible interacting drugs. Remember to follow the directions of your doctor regarding any medications. Do not start a new medication without your doctor’s advice.

PRODUCT INTRODUCTION

Cetil 500 Tablet is an antibiotic medicine used to treat bacterial infections in your body. It is effective in infections of the lungs (e.g., pneumonia), ear, throat, nasal sinus, urinary tract, skin, soft tissues, bones, and joints. It is also used to prevent infections during surgery.

Cetil 500 Tablet should be taken with food to avoid an upset stomach. You should take it regularly at evenly spaced intervals as per the schedule prescribed by your doctor. Taking it at the same time every day will help you to remember to take it. The dose will depend on what you are being treated for, but you should always complete a full course of this antibiotic as prescribed by your doctor. Do not stop taking it until you have finished, even when you feel better. If you stop taking it early, some bacteria may survive and the infection may come back. It will not work for viral infections such as flu or the common cold. Using any antibiotic when you do not need it can make it less effective for future infections.

The most common side effects of this medicine include rash, vomiting, increased liver enzymes, nausea, and diarrhea. These are usually mild but let your doctor know if they bother you or last more than a few days.

Before using it, you should tell your doctor if you are allergic to any antibiotics or have any kidney or liver problems. You should also let your doctor know all other medicines you are taking as they may affect, or be affected by this medicine. Pregnant and breastfeeding mothers should consult their doctor before using it.

USES OF CETIL TABLET

  • Treatment of Bacterial infections

BENEFITS OF CETIL TABLET

In Treatment of Bacterial infections

Cetil 500 Tablet is a versatile antibiotic medicine that kills the infection-causing bacteria in your body. This medicine is used to treat many different types of infections such as those of the lungs (pneumonia), ear, abdomen, urinary tract, bones, joints, skin and soft tissues. This medicine usually makes you feel better within a few days, but you should continue taking it as prescribed even when you feel better. Stopping it early may make the infection come back and harder to treat.

SIDE EFFECTS OF CETIL TABLET

Most side effects do not require any medical attention and disappear as your body adjusts to the medicine. Consult your doctor if they persist or if you’re worried about them

Common side effects of Cetil

  • Rash
  • Vomiting
  • Allergic reaction
  • Increased liver enzymes
  • Nausea
  • Diarrhea

HOW TO USE CETIL TABLET

Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Swallow it as a whole. Do not chew, crush or break it. Cetil 500 Tablet is to be taken with food.
Avoid Cetil 500 Tablet with dietary sodium.

HOW CETIL TABLET WORKS

Cetil 500 Tablet is an antibiotic. It kills bacteria by preventing them from forming the bacterial protective covering (cell wall) which is needed for them to survive.

SAFETY ADVICE

warnings

Alcohol

SAFE
Consuming alcohol with Cetil 500 Tablet does not cause any harmful side effects.
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Pregnancy

SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Cetil 500 Tablet is generally considered safe to use during pregnancy. Animal studies have shown low or no adverse effects to the developing baby; however, there are limited human studies.
warnings

Breast feeding

SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Cetil 500 Tablet is safe to use during breastfeeding. Human studies suggest that the drug does not pass into the breastmilk in a significant amount and is not harmful to the baby.
Avoid prolonged use of Cetil 500 Tablet, since it may have possible effects such as rash and diarrhea.
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Driving

NOT RELEVANT
Not relevant, as Cetil 500 Tablet is intended for use in hospitalised patients.
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Kidney

CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
There is limited information available on the use of Cetil 500 Tablet in patients with kidney disease. Please consult your doctor.
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Liver

CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
There is limited information available on the use of Cetil 500 Tablet in patients with liver disease. Please consult your doctor.

WHAT IF YOU FORGET TO TAKE CETIL TABLET?

If you miss a dose of Cetil 500 Tablet, take it as soon as possible. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and go back to your regular schedule. Do not double the dose.

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