Bencef 250mg Tablet

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Composition for Bencef 250mg Tablet

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₹18.57/Tablet
6 tablets in 1 strip
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Medicine Overview of Bencef Tablet

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Uses of Bencef Tablet

Bencef 250mg Tablet is used in the treatment of bacterial infections
It is used in serious bacterial infections of various body parts like urinary tract, skin and soft-tissue, blood, brain and lungs (pneumonia). It is also used to prevent infections after surgery.
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Side effects of Bencef Tablet

Common

Nausea, Diarrhoea, Allergic reaction.

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How to use Bencef 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. It is better to take Bencef 250mg Tablet with food.
Avoid Bencef 250mg Tablet with dietary sodium.

How Bencef Tablet works

Bencef 250mg tablet is a cephalosporin antibiotic. It prevents bacteria from making their own protective cell wall. This causes the bacteria to rupture and finally death.

In Depth Information on Bencef Tablet

Expert advice for Bencef Tablet

  • Be sure to use cefuroxime for the full course of treatment as prescribed by your doctor. If you do not, the medicine may not clear up your infection completely. The bacteria could also become less sensitive to this or other medicines. This could make the infection harder to treat in the future.
  • Take cefuroxime tablets after food or milk for optimum absorption. 
  • Do not drive because you may feel sleepy or dizzy while being treated with cefuroxime.
  • Cefuroxime can make birth control pills less effective, which may result in pregnancy. You may need to use another form of birth control during treatment with cefuroxime.
  • Do not start or continue the cefuroxime tablets and consult your doctor, If you are pregnant or planning to become pregnant or breastfeeding.
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Warnings
Special precautions for Bencef 250mg Tablet
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Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
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Pregnancy
PROBABLY SAFE
Bencef 250mg 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.
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Lactation
CAUTION
Bencef 250mg Tablet should be used with caution during lacta
tion. Breast feeding should be held until the treatment of the mother is completed and the drug is eliminated from her body.
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Driving
Not relevant, as Bencef 250mg Tablet is intended for use in hospitalised patients.
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Kidney
UNSAFE
Bencef 250mg Tablet is probably unsafe to use in patients with kidney disease and should be avoided. Please consult your doctor.

Caution to be advised in patients with impaired renal function.
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Liver
There is no data available. Please consult doctor before consuming the drug.

Missed Dosageuses

If you miss a dose of Cefuroxime, 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 for Bencef 250mg Tablet

Frequently asked questions for Cefuroxime

Yes, Bencef is an antibiotic. It is a second-generation cephalosporin antibiotic used to treat various infections.
Bencef belongs to the cephalosporin antibiotics and is not a penicillin drug. However, its chemical structure and action is similar to penicillin.
Bencef is safe if used at prescribed doses for the prescribed duration as advised by your doctor
Bencef is not a steroid molecule. It is an antibiotic which belongs to the group of cephalosporins.
Bencef is not known to cause hemolysis in glucose-6-phosphate dehydrogenase (G6PD) deficient individuals. However, ask your doctor before taking Bencef if you are G6PD deficient.
Bencef is not a fluoroquinolone. It is a second-generation cephalosporin antibiotic which is different from fluoroquinolones.
Bencef 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 Bencef be taken with azithromycin?
Bencef 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 Bencef be taken with doxycycline?
Bencef 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 Bencef with pseudoephedrine?
Bencef 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 Bencef be taken with naproxen?
Bencef is not known to have any clinically meaningful interaction with naproxen. However, interactions can occur. Ask your doctor before taking the drugs together.
Bencef is not known to have any clinically meaningful interaction with paracetamol. However, interactions can occur. Ask your doctor before taking the drugs together.
Bencef has a sulfur molecule in its structure. However, it is a beta-lactam antibiotic and allergic reactions due to the drug are because of the beta-lactam ring present in its structure. Report to your doctor if you are allergic to penicillins, cephalosporins, or sulfa drugs before taking the drug.
Bencef like any other drug has an expiry data and should not be used after that. Please check the package insert before using the medicine.
Bencef 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.
No, Bencef does not have penicillin in it. It is a cephalosporin antibiotic which is similar to penicillin.
Bencef is not known to cause constipation. It is associated with diarrhea. However, if you experience any such symptom while taking Bencef, consult your doctor.
Yes, Bencef 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.
Bencef use is not associated with tiredness. However, if you experience tiredness while taking Bencef, consult your doctor.
Q. Can I take alprazolam with Bencef?
No drug interactions have been reported when Bencef is used with alprazolam. However, interactions can occur. Please consult your doctor before taking the two medicines together.
Q. Can I take Bencef with ibuprofen?
No drug interactions have been reported when Bencef is used with ibuprofen. However, interactions can occur. Please consult your doctor before taking the two medicines together.
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