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Auzcef 500 mg Tablet

Auztus Laboratories Pvt Ltd

Composition for Auzcef 500 mg Tablet

Prescription Required

Primary uses of Auzcef 500 mg Tablet

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Medicine Overview of Auzcef Tablet

Uses of Auzcef Tablet

Auzcef 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.

Auzcef Tablet side effects

Common

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

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

How Auzcef Tablet works

Auzcef 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 Auzcef Tablet

Expert advice for Auzcef Tablet

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

What if you miss a dose of Auzcef Tablet?uses

If you miss a dose of Auzcef 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 Auzcef Tablet

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

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