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Ascuroxim 500 mg Tablet

Asclepius Pharmaceuticals Pvt Ltd

Composition for Ascuroxim 500 mg Tablet

Prescription Required

Primary uses of Ascuroxim 500 mg Tablet

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₹67.75/Tablet
4 tablets in 1 strip
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Medicine Overview of Ascuroxim Tablet

Uses of Ascuroxim Tablet

Ascuroxim 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.

Ascuroxim Tablet side effects

Common

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

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

How Ascuroxim Tablet works

Ascuroxim 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 Ascuroxim Tablet

Expert advice for Ascuroxim Tablet

  • Your doctor has prescribed Ascuroxim 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 Ascuroxim 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 Ascuroxim 500 mg Tablet as it may cause increased side effects.
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Ascuroxim Tablet related warnings
Special precautions for Ascuroxim Tablet
Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Pregnancy
PROBABLY SAFE
Ascuroxim 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
Ascuroxim 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 Ascuroxim 500 mg Tablet, since it may have possible effects such as rash and diarrhea.
Driving
Not relevant, as Ascuroxim 500 mg Tablet is intended for use in hospitalised patients.
Kidney
There is limited information available on the use of Ascuroxim 500 mg Tablet in patients with kidney disease. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
There is limited information available on the use of Ascuroxim 500 mg Tablet in patients with liver disease. Please consult your doctor.

What if you miss a dose of Ascuroxim Tablet?uses

If you miss a dose of Ascuroxim 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 Ascuroxim Tablet

Frequently asked questions about Cefuroxime

Q. Is Ascuroxim an antibiotic?
Yes, Ascuroxim is an antibiotic. It is a second-generation cephalosporin antibiotic used to treat various infections.
Q. Is Ascuroxim a form of penicillin drug?
Ascuroxim belongs to the cephalosporin antibiotics and is not a penicillin drug. However, its chemical structure and action is similar to penicillin.
Q. Is Ascuroxim safe?
Ascuroxim is safe if used at prescribed doses for the prescribed duration as advised by your doctor
Q. Is Ascuroxim a steroid?
Ascuroxim is not a steroid molecule. It is an antibiotic which belongs to the group of cephalosporins.
Q. Is Ascuroxim safe in G6PD deficiency?
Ascuroxim is not known to cause hemolysis in glucose-6-phosphate dehydrogenase (G6PD) deficient individuals. However, ask your doctor before taking Ascuroxim if you are G6PD deficient.
Q. Is Ascuroxim useful in the treatment of urinary tract infection (UTI)?
Ascuroxim 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 Ascuroxim be taken with azithromycin?
Ascuroxim 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 Ascuroxim be taken with doxycycline?
Ascuroxim 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 Ascuroxim with pseudoephedrine?
Ascuroxim 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 Ascuroxim be taken with naproxen?
Ascuroxim 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 Ascuroxim with paracetamol (acetaminophen)?
Ascuroxim 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 Ascuroxim expire?
Ascuroxim 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 Ascuroxim help to treat pneumonia?
Ascuroxim 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 Ascuroxim have penicillin in it?
No, Ascuroxim does not have penicillin in it. It is a cephalosporin antibiotic which is similar to penicillin.
Q. Can the use of Ascuroxim cause constipation?
Ascuroxim is not known to cause constipation. It is associated with diarrhea. However, if you experience any such symptom while taking Ascuroxim, consult your doctor.
Q. Does Ascuroxim cover staphylococci?
Yes, Ascuroxim 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 Ascuroxim make you feel tired?
Ascuroxim use is not associated with tiredness. However, if you experience tiredness while taking Ascuroxim, consult your doctor.
Q. Can I take alprazolam with Ascuroxim?
No drug interactions have been reported when Ascuroxim is used with alprazolam. However, interactions can occur. Please consult your doctor before taking the two medicines together.
Q. Can I take Ascuroxim with ibuprofen?
No drug interactions have been reported when Ascuroxim is used with ibuprofen. However, interactions can occur. Please consult your doctor before taking the two medicines together.
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