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Cefasyn 250 mg Tablet

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Composition for Cefasyn 250 mg Tablet

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Primary uses of Cefasyn 250 mg Tablet

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Medicine Overview of Cefasyn Tablet

Uses of Cefasyn Tablet

Cefasyn 250 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.

Cefasyn Tablet side effects

Common

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

How to use Cefasyn 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. Cefasyn 250 mg Tablet is to be taken with food.
Avoid Cefasyn 250 mg Tablet with dietary sodium.

How Cefasyn Tablet works

Cefasyn 250 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 Cefasyn Tablet

Expert advice for Cefasyn Tablet

  • Your doctor has prescribed Cefasyn 250 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 Cefasyn 250 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 Cefasyn 250 mg Tablet as it may cause increased side effects.
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Cefasyn Tablet related warnings
Special precautions for Cefasyn Tablet
Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Pregnancy
PROBABLY SAFE
Cefasyn 250 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
Cefasyn 250 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 Cefasyn 250 mg Tablet, since it may have possible effects such as rash and diarrhea.
Driving
Not relevant, as Cefasyn 250 mg Tablet is intended for use in hospitalised patients.
Kidney
There is limited information available on the use of Cefasyn 250 mg Tablet in patients with kidney disease. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
There is limited information available on the use of Cefasyn 250 mg Tablet in patients with liver disease. Please consult your doctor.

What if you miss a dose of Cefasyn Tablet?uses

If you miss a dose of Cefasyn 250 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 Cefasyn Tablet

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