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Aford 500 mg Tablet

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Composition for Aford 500 mg Tablet

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Primary uses of Aford 500 mg Tablet

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Medicine Overview of Aford Tablet

Uses of Aford Tablet

Aford 500 mg Tablet is used in the treatment of bacterial infections. It is used for short-term treatment of bacterial infections of urinary tract, skin and soft-tissue, blood, and lungs (pneumonia). It is also used to prevent infections after surgery.

Aford Tablet side effects

Common

Side Effects of Aford are Rash, Vomiting, Allergic reaction, Increased liver enzymes, Nausea, Diarrhoea.

How to use Aford 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. Aford 500 mg Tablet is to be taken with food.
Avoid Aford 500 mg Tablet with dietary sodium.

How Aford Tablet works

Aford 500 mg Tablet is an antibiotic. It kills bacteria by preventing them from forming the bacterial protective covering which is needed for them to survive.

In Depth Information on Aford Tablet

Expert advice for Aford Tablet

  • Your doctor has prescribed Aford 500 mg Tablet to cure your infection and improve your symptoms.
  • Do not skip any doses and finish the full course of treatment even if you feel better. Stopping it early may make the infection to come back and harder to treat.
  • Discontinue Aford 500 mg Tablet and inform your doctor immediately if you get a rash, itchy skin, swelling of face and mouth, or have difficulty in breathing.
  • Diarrhea may occur as a side effect but should stop when your course is complete. Inform your doctor if it doesn't stop or if you find blood in your stools.
  • Take it with food to avoid an upset stomach.
  • Avoid consuming alcohol while taking Aford 500 mg Tablet as it may cause increased side effects.
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Aford Tablet related warnings
Special precautions for Aford Tablet
Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Pregnancy
PROBABLY SAFE
Aford 500 mg Tablet is probably safe to use during pregnancy.
Animal studies have shown low or no adverse effect on the foetus, however, there are limited human studies. Please consult your doctor.
Lactation
SAFE
Aford 500 mg Tablet is safe to use during lactation. Human studies have shown that either the drug does not pass into the breastmilk in significant amount or is not expected to cause toxicity to the baby.
Avoid prolonged use of Aford 500 mg Tablet, since it may have possible effects such as rash and diarrhea.
Driving
Not relevant, as Aford 500 mg Tablet is intended for use in hospitalised patients.
Kidney
There is limited information available on the use of Aford 500 mg Tablet in patients with kidney disease. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
There is limited information available on the use of Aford 500 mg Tablet in patients with liver disease. Please consult your doctor.

What if you miss a dose of Aford Tablet?uses

If you miss a dose of Aford 500 mg 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.

Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions about Aford Tablet

Frequently asked questions about Cefuroxime

Q. Is Aford an antibiotic?
Yes, Aford is an antibiotic. It is a second-generation cephalosporin antibiotic used to treat various infections.
Q. Is Aford a form of penicillin drug?
Aford belongs to the cephalosporin antibiotics and is not a penicillin drug. However, its chemical structure and action is similar to penicillin.
Q. Is Aford safe?
Aford is safe if used at prescribed doses for the prescribed duration as advised by your doctor
Q. Is Aford a steroid?
Aford is not a steroid molecule. It is an antibiotic which belongs to the group of cephalosporins.
Q. Is Aford safe in G6PD deficiency?
Aford is not known to cause hemolysis in glucose-6-phosphate dehydrogenase (G6PD) deficient individuals. However, ask your doctor before taking Aford if you are G6PD deficient.
Q. Is Aford useful in the treatment of urinary tract infection (UTI)?
Aford is indicated for the treatment of uncomplicated urinary tract infection (UTI). Its effectiveness would depend on the infecting organism and hence you should consult your doctor for the right diagnosis and treatment.
Q. Can Aford be taken with azithromycin?
Aford is not known to have any clinically meaningful interaction with azithromycin. However, both are antibiotics and should be used only when advised by the doctor.
Q. Can Aford be taken with doxycycline?
Aford is not known to have any clinically meaningful interaction with doxycyclin. However, both are antibiotics and should be used only when advised by the doctor.
Q. Is it safe to take Aford with pseudoephedrine?
Aford is not known to have any clinically meaningful interaction with pseudoephedrine. However, interactions can occur. Ask your doctor before taking the drugs together.
Q. Can Aford be taken with naproxen?
Aford is not known to have any clinically meaningful interaction with naproxen. However, interactions can occur. Ask your doctor before taking the drugs together.
Q. Is it safe to take Aford with paracetamol (acetaminophen)?
Aford is not known to have any clinically meaningful interaction with paracetamol. However, interactions can occur. Ask your doctor before taking the drugs together.
Q. Does Aford expire?
Aford like any other drug has an expiry data and should not be used after that. Please check the package insert before using the medicine.
Q. Can Aford help to treat pneumonia?
Aford is indicated in the treatment of pneumonia. However, its effectiveness would depend on the infecting organism and hence you should consult your doctor for the right diagnosis and treatment.
Q. Does Aford have penicillin in it?
No, Aford does not have penicillin in it. It is a cephalosporin antibiotic which is similar to penicillin.
Q. Can the use of Aford cause constipation?
Aford is not known to cause constipation. It is associated with diarrhea. However, if you experience any such symptom while taking Aford, consult your doctor.
Q. Does Aford cover staphylococci?
Yes, Aford is active against staphylococcus. However, strains resistant to the drug have also been reported. Talk to your doctor for the right diagnosis and treatment of your infection.
Q. Can the use of Aford make you feel tired?
Aford use is not associated with tiredness. However, if you experience tiredness while taking Aford, consult your doctor.
Q. Can I take alprazolam with Aford?
No drug interactions have been reported when Aford is used with alprazolam. However, interactions can occur. Please consult your doctor before taking the two medicines together.
Q. Can I take Aford with ibuprofen?
No drug interactions have been reported when Aford is used with ibuprofen. However, interactions can occur. Please consult your doctor before taking the two medicines together.
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