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Ceftum 500mg Tablet

GLAXO SMITHKLINE PHARMACEUTICALS LTD
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380
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Ceftum 500mg Tablet

GLAXO SMITHKLINE PHARMACEUTICALS LTD
*Estimated Price
380
Buy from Netmeds

About Ceftum 500mg Tablet

Ceftum 500 Tablet is used to treat a bacterial infection, urinary tract infection, gonorrhoea, and other infections of ear, nose, and skin caused by bacteria. It has Cefuroxime as an ingredient which inhibits the synthesis of bacteria. It is also used after surgery to prevent any bacterial infections.

Uses Benefits and uses of Ceftum 500mg Tablet

Ceftum 500 Tablet is generally used to treat bacterial infection but there are several other uses where it could be taken:-
  1. UTI (Urinary Tract Infection)
  2. Bacterial Infection of Ear, Nose
  3. Kidney Infection
  4. Pneumonia
  5. Kidney Infection
  6. Bronchitis
  7. Sinusitis
  8. Gonorrhea
  9. Tonsillitis
  10. Cystitis
This is a non-exhaustive list and there might be other uses & benefits of the Ceftum 500 Tablet as well. Please do not take this medicine because someone has taken it with similar symptoms. Please consult a physician or a specialist before using the medicine.

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Side Effects List of side-effects of Ceftum 500mg Tablet

Apart from the uses of Ceftum 500 Tablet, there could be certain side-effects associated with the drug. Please refer to the list below:-
  1. Nausea
  2. Headache
  3. Diarrhea
  4. Vomiting
  5. Rashes
  6. Dizziness
  7. Loose Stools
  8. Dyspepsia
While some symptoms could be common, there are a few rare symptoms. If you feel any symptom (whether or not it is mentioned in the above list), please consult a doctor instantly. Also, consult the doctor if you have blurred vision or rashes. The above list may not be exhaustive and please report if you have any other symptoms. These symptoms become more prominent when one is prone to a longer use.

Composition and Dosage Dosage and Composition of Ceftum 500mg Tablet

Ceftum 500 Tablet is made from Cefuroxime which inhibits the synthesis of bacterial cell wall which is required for survival in the human body. Ceftum 500 Tablet should be used in prescribed quantity by the doctor. It is advised to take this medicine with food or immediately after food.

You can buy Ceftum 500 Tablet from a local pharmacy & there are many generic variants available as well. The drug is considered inexpensive by popular opinion. It comes in a strip of 4 tablets and it can be used by referring to the prescription. Please check the expiry of the package. It is manufactured by Glaxo SmithKline Pharmaceuticals Ltd.

How to use Ceftum 500 Tablet? - Swallow the tablet in one go and do not chew it. Use the dosage as suggested by a doctor.

Expert Advice Expert advice on Ceftum 500mg Tablet

  • How does it work? Ceftum 500mg tablet is an antibiotic which inhibits the bacterial wall synthesis thus preventing the bacteria from forming their wall which is required for survival in the human body.
  • Patients with Kidney & liver disease must take doctor's advice before consuming Ceftum 500 Tablet.
  • Do not skip any dosage and complete the full course of antibiotics.
  • Do not take this medicine on the advice of a friend or family. Similarly, do not give this medicine to someone you feel has the same symptoms.
  • Always check for expiry on the package or with the pharmacist before buying the medicine
  • Store Ceftum 500 Tablet at room temperature & avoid direct exposure to heat & sunlight
  • Discontinue Ceftum 500 tablet if you develop rash, itching or swelling on the face.
  • Ceftum 500 Tablet  is not the cure to a problem but only provides temporary relief from certain symptoms
  • Especially for women, please talk to a gynaecologist if you have period bleeding, menstrual cramps, abdominal pain, painful periods etc. so that she can guide you when & how to use this medicine.
  • Taking Ceftum 500 Tablet while on empty stomach may cause acid reflux
  • Ceftum 500 Tablet has several uses & side effects, users are advised to reach the article thoroughly to avoid jumping to conclusions

Precautions Precautions and drug interaction of Ceftum 500mg Tablet

Before using Ceftum 500 Tablet, please consult a doctor especially if you have any of the following contraindications & conditions:-
  • Pseudomembranous colitis
  • Hypersensitivity
  • Seizure due to drug
Please do not continue to operate if you feel these symptoms.
Ceftum 500 Tablet Drug Interactions
  • Birth control pills
  • Probenecid
  • Alcohol
  • Antacids
This is a non-exhaustive list of drug interactions and conditions that might interfere with Ceftum 500 Tablet. Before taking this drug, inform your doctor about all your present medications.
Keep the following precautions in mind as well:-
  • Avoid excess exposure to sunlight
  • Alcohol might affect your liver if taken with this medicine
  • Tell your doctor if you have any other disease or if you are taking other medicines
  • Do not discontinue the prescribed course in between

FAQs Commonly asked question on Ceftum 500mg Tablet

1. I missed a dose of Ceftum 500 Tablet, what should I do?
If you have missed a dose by chance, try to use it as soon as possible when you notice. However, if the time is closer to your next dosage, simply skip the medicine. In such cases, try not to take a double dosage. 

2. I overdosed on the prescribed quantity of Ceftum 500 Tablet, what should I do?
If you feel that you might have used more than the prescribed quantity of Ceftum 500 Tablet, please talk to a physician immediately. Consuming more than prescribed quantity might cause serious side-effects. 

3. Can Ceftum 500 Tablet be used along with alcohol?
Consumption of alcohol is not recommended when on Ceftum 500 Tablet. The interaction of this medicine & alcohol might increase the risk of side effects and may cause excessive drowsiness & calmness. In any case, do not take more than three glasses a day.

4. Can Ceftum 500 Tablet be used during Pregnancy or Breastfeeding?
Ceftum 500 is probably safe to use during breastfeeding and pregnancy. However, you must consult a gynaecologist for more details before consuming the medicine. Pregnant women can weigh the pros & cons of the drug with the help of a doctor before it is used.

5. Can I drive while using Ceftum 500 Tablet?
Ceftum 500 Tablet does not usually affect your ability to drive.

6. Is using Ceftum 500 Tablet addictive?
No. Addictive medicines are usually classified as schedule H or X in India and schedule 2-5 in US. Please read the package information carefully.

7. I took an expired dose of the medicine. What should I do?
Taking an expired dose of Ceftum 500 Tablet might not be harmful but please discuss this with your physician about the same to be on a safe side.

8. Is Ceftum 500 Tablet safe for children?
Ceftum 500 Tablet should not be given to infants below 6 months. However please consult your paediatrician before giving any antibiotics to children.

9. Is Ceftum 500 safe to use?
Yes, Ceftum 500 is safe to use if taken in the prescribed dosage as suggested by the doctor.

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Customer Review Patient reviews on Ceftum 500mg Tablet

Ceftum 500 is an good medicine for bacterial infection.
I would recommend Ceftum 500 but it is expensive so be careful. There are many alternatives available
My doctor suggested me Ceftum 500 and so far it has been okay.

About Author

The above medicine data is written by Dr. Jyotsna R. It is edited, updated and maintained by JustDoc Quality Team. If you have any queries regarding the data, please email us at doctors@justdoc.com. Read about our Medical Team here.

Ceftum 500mg Tablet is available in 100+ cities in India

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Information on this page was last updated on - Thu, Mar 15 2018

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The above information is collected by experts on JustDoc.com for Ceftum 500. This information is accurate, complete & up-to-date to the best of knowledge & understanding of a medical professional. Please do not use this information as a substitute for professional medical advice or treatment. JustDoc doesn't guarantee the accuracy & exhaustiveness of the above-mentioned information about Ceftum 500. Users are recommended to visit a physician or consult a doctor on justdoc.com for a professional opinion about your condition.

About Ceftum 500mg Tablet

Ceftum 500 Tablet is used to treat a bacterial infection, urinary tract infection, gonorrhoea, and other infections of ear, nose, and skin caused by bacteria. It has Cefuroxime as an ingredient which inhibits the synthesis of bacteria. It is also used after surgery to prevent any bacterial infections.

Uses Benefits and uses of Ceftum 500mg Tablet

Ceftum 500 Tablet is generally used to treat bacterial infection but there are several other uses where it could be taken:-
  1. UTI (Urinary Tract Infection)
  2. Bacterial Infection of Ear, Nose
  3. Kidney Infection
  4. Pneumonia
  5. Kidney Infection
  6. Bronchitis
  7. Sinusitis
  8. Gonorrhea
  9. Tonsillitis
  10. Cystitis
This is a non-exhaustive list and there might be other uses & benefits of the Ceftum 500 Tablet as well. Please do not take this medicine because someone has taken it with similar symptoms. Please consult a physician or a specialist before using the medicine.

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Side Effects List of side-effects of Ceftum 500mg Tablet

Apart from the uses of Ceftum 500 Tablet, there could be certain side-effects associated with the drug. Please refer to the list below:-
  1. Nausea
  2. Headache
  3. Diarrhea
  4. Vomiting
  5. Rashes
  6. Dizziness
  7. Loose Stools
  8. Dyspepsia
While some symptoms could be common, there are a few rare symptoms. If you feel any symptom (whether or not it is mentioned in the above list), please consult a doctor instantly. Also, consult the doctor if you have blurred vision or rashes. The above list may not be exhaustive and please report if you have any other symptoms. These symptoms become more prominent when one is prone to a longer use.

Composition and Dosage Dosage and Composition of Ceftum 500mg Tablet

Ceftum 500 Tablet is made from Cefuroxime which inhibits the synthesis of bacterial cell wall which is required for survival in the human body. Ceftum 500 Tablet should be used in prescribed quantity by the doctor. It is advised to take this medicine with food or immediately after food.

You can buy Ceftum 500 Tablet from a local pharmacy & there are many generic variants available as well. The drug is considered inexpensive by popular opinion. It comes in a strip of 4 tablets and it can be used by referring to the prescription. Please check the expiry of the package. It is manufactured by Glaxo SmithKline Pharmaceuticals Ltd.

How to use Ceftum 500 Tablet? - Swallow the tablet in one go and do not chew it. Use the dosage as suggested by a doctor.

Expert Advice Expert advice on Ceftum 500mg Tablet

  • How does it work? Ceftum 500mg tablet is an antibiotic which inhibits the bacterial wall synthesis thus preventing the bacteria from forming their wall which is required for survival in the human body.
  • Patients with Kidney & liver disease must take doctor's advice before consuming Ceftum 500 Tablet.
  • Do not skip any dosage and complete the full course of antibiotics.
  • Do not take this medicine on the advice of a friend or family. Similarly, do not give this medicine to someone you feel has the same symptoms.
  • Always check for expiry on the package or with the pharmacist before buying the medicine
  • Store Ceftum 500 Tablet at room temperature & avoid direct exposure to heat & sunlight
  • Discontinue Ceftum 500 tablet if you develop rash, itching or swelling on the face.
  • Ceftum 500 Tablet  is not the cure to a problem but only provides temporary relief from certain symptoms
  • Especially for women, please talk to a gynaecologist if you have period bleeding, menstrual cramps, abdominal pain, painful periods etc. so that she can guide you when & how to use this medicine.
  • Taking Ceftum 500 Tablet while on empty stomach may cause acid reflux
  • Ceftum 500 Tablet has several uses & side effects, users are advised to reach the article thoroughly to avoid jumping to conclusions

Precautions Precautions and drug interaction of Ceftum 500mg Tablet

Before using Ceftum 500 Tablet, please consult a doctor especially if you have any of the following contraindications & conditions:-
  • Pseudomembranous colitis
  • Hypersensitivity
  • Seizure due to drug
Please do not continue to operate if you feel these symptoms.
Ceftum 500 Tablet Drug Interactions
  • Birth control pills
  • Probenecid
  • Alcohol
  • Antacids
This is a non-exhaustive list of drug interactions and conditions that might interfere with Ceftum 500 Tablet. Before taking this drug, inform your doctor about all your present medications.
Keep the following precautions in mind as well:-
  • Avoid excess exposure to sunlight
  • Alcohol might affect your liver if taken with this medicine
  • Tell your doctor if you have any other disease or if you are taking other medicines
  • Do not discontinue the prescribed course in between

FAQs Commonly asked question on Ceftum 500mg Tablet

1. I missed a dose of Ceftum 500 Tablet, what should I do?
If you have missed a dose by chance, try to use it as soon as possible when you notice. However, if the time is closer to your next dosage, simply skip the medicine. In such cases, try not to take a double dosage. 

2. I overdosed on the prescribed quantity of Ceftum 500 Tablet, what should I do?
If you feel that you might have used more than the prescribed quantity of Ceftum 500 Tablet, please talk to a physician immediately. Consuming more than prescribed quantity might cause serious side-effects. 

3. Can Ceftum 500 Tablet be used along with alcohol?
Consumption of alcohol is not recommended when on Ceftum 500 Tablet. The interaction of this medicine & alcohol might increase the risk of side effects and may cause excessive drowsiness & calmness. In any case, do not take more than three glasses a day.

4. Can Ceftum 500 Tablet be used during Pregnancy or Breastfeeding?
Ceftum 500 is probably safe to use during breastfeeding and pregnancy. However, you must consult a gynaecologist for more details before consuming the medicine. Pregnant women can weigh the pros & cons of the drug with the help of a doctor before it is used.

5. Can I drive while using Ceftum 500 Tablet?
Ceftum 500 Tablet does not usually affect your ability to drive.

6. Is using Ceftum 500 Tablet addictive?
No. Addictive medicines are usually classified as schedule H or X in India and schedule 2-5 in US. Please read the package information carefully.

7. I took an expired dose of the medicine. What should I do?
Taking an expired dose of Ceftum 500 Tablet might not be harmful but please discuss this with your physician about the same to be on a safe side.

8. Is Ceftum 500 Tablet safe for children?
Ceftum 500 Tablet should not be given to infants below 6 months. However please consult your paediatrician before giving any antibiotics to children.

9. Is Ceftum 500 safe to use?
Yes, Ceftum 500 is safe to use if taken in the prescribed dosage as suggested by the doctor.

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Customer Review Patient reviews on Ceftum 500mg Tablet

Ceftum 500 is an good medicine for bacterial infection.
I would recommend Ceftum 500 but it is expensive so be careful. There are many alternatives available
My doctor suggested me Ceftum 500 and so far it has been okay.

About Author

The above medicine data is written by Dr. Jyotsna R. It is edited, updated and maintained by JustDoc Quality Team. If you have any queries regarding the data, please email us at doctors@justdoc.com. Read about our Medical Team here.

Buy Ceftum 500mg Tablet in 100+ cities in India

Mumbai, Delhi, Bangalore, Hyderabad, Ahmedabad, Chennai, Kolkata, Surat, Pune, Jaipur, Lucknow, Kanpur, Nagpur, Visakhapatnam, Indore, Thane, Bhopal, Pimpri-Chinchwad, Patna, Vadodara, Ghaziabad, Ludhiana, Coimbatore, Agra, Madurai, Nashik, Faridabad, Meerut, Rajkot, Kalyan-Dombivali, Vasai-Virar, Varanasi, Srinagar, Aurangabad, Dhanbad, Amritsar, Navi Mumbai, Allahabad, Ranchi, Howrah (city area), Jabalpur, Gwalior, Vijayawada, Jodhpur, Raipur, Kota, Guwahati, Chandigarh, Solapur, Hubballi-Dharwad, Tiruchirappalli, Tiruppur, Moradabad, Mysore, Bareily, Gurgaon, Aligarh, Jalandhar, Bhubaneswar, Salem, Mira-Bhayandar, Warangal, Thiruvananthapuram, Guntur, Bhiwandi, Saharanpur, Gorakhpur, Bikaner, Amravati, Noida, Jamshedpur, Bhilai, Cuttack, Firozabad, Kochi, Nellore, Bhavnagar, Dehradun, Durgapur, Asansol, Nanded, Kolhapur, Ajmer, Akola, Gulbarga, Jamnagar, Ujjain, Loni, Siliguri, Jhansi, Ulhasnagar, Jammu, Secunderabad, Mangalore, Erode, Belgaum, Ambattur, Tirunelveli, Malegaon
Information on this page was last updated on - Thu, Mar 15 2018

Disclaimer
The above information is collected by experts on JustDoc.com for Ceftum 500. This information is accurate, complete & up-to-date to the best of knowledge & understanding of a medical professional. Please do not use this information as a substitute for professional medical advice or treatment. JustDoc doesn't guarantee the accuracy & exhaustiveness of the above-mentioned information about Ceftum 500. Users are recommended to visit a physician or consult a doctor on justdoc.com for a professional opinion about your condition.

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