Cefamed 500mg Injection

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Composition for Cefamed 500mg Injection

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Primarily used for

53.25
₹10.65/Injection
5 ml in 1 vial
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Medicine Overview of Cefamed Injection

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Uses of Cefamed Injection

Cefamed 500mg Injection is used in the treatment of bacterial infections.
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Side effects of Cefamed Injection

Common

Nausea, Diarrhoea, Allergic reaction.

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How to use Cefamed Injection

Your doctor or nurse will give you this medicine. Kindly do not self administer.

How Cefamed Injection works

Cefamed 500mg injection is an antibiotic. It kills the bacteria by attacking their cell wall. Specifically, it prevents the synthesis of a substance in the cell wall called peptidoglycan, which provides the cell wall with the strength required for survival of bacteria in human body.

In Depth Information on Cefamed Injection

Expert advice for Cefamed Injection

  • Always take the complete course of treatment, as advised by your doctor even if you feel better.
  • Never take an antibiotic for a viral infection like a cold or the flu.
  • Can lead to nausea and diarrhoea frequently. If this becomes severe or persistent or you notice that your stool contains blood or mucus you should stop taking Cefamed immediately and consult your doctor.
  • Inform your doctor if you develop a rash or other unexpected symptoms.
  • Inform your doctor if there is the previous history of drug allergy.
  • Inform your doctor if you have ever been diagnosed with kidney or liver problems.
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Warnings
Special precautions for Cefamed 500mg Injection
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Alcohol
SAFE
It is generally safe to consume alcohol with Cefamed 500mg Injection.
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Pregnancy
PROBABLY SAFE
Cefamed 500mg Injection 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
SAFE
Cefamed 500mg Injection 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 Cefamed 500mg Injection, since it may have possible effects such as rash and diarrhea.
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Driving
Do not drive unless you are feeling well.

Cefamed 500mg Injection may cause a headache, dizziness, nervousness, sleeplessness, and fatigue, therefore the ability to drive may be influenced.
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Kidney
CAUTION
Cefamed 500mg Injection should be used with caution in patie
nts with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Cefamed 500mg Injection may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
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Liver
Cefamed 500mg Injection is probably safe to use in patients
with liver disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Cefamed 500mg Injection may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.
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Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions for Cefamed 500mg Injection

Frequently asked questions for Cefadroxil

Q. Does cefadroxil, or Odoxil contain sulfa or a form of penicillin drug?
No, they do not contain sulfa or not a penicillin drug. They are cephalosporin antibiotics
Yes, you can take Cefamed in strep throat; bronchitis, sinus infection, tooth infection, or acne but you cannot take it for yeast infection. Please consult your doctor for your medical condition before taking the drug
Q. Can I take cefadroxil with Nyquil (acetaminophen, dextromethorphan, doxylamine, and pseudoephedrine), Tylenol (paracetamol), ibuprofen, or Benadryl (diphenhydramine)?
Cefuroxime is not reported to interact with Nyquil (acetaminophen, dextromethorphan, doxylamine, and pseudoephedrine), Tylenol (paracetamol), ibuprofen, or Benadryl (diphenhydramine). Please follow the advice of the doctor regarding their simultaneous use
Cefamed may cause yeast infections, but it is not known to cause constipation
Cefamed is safe if used at prescribed doses for the prescribed duration as advised by your doctor
Cefamed needs to be stored at 20° to 25°C.
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