Cefenta 500mg Tablet

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Composition for Cefenta 500mg Tablet

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Medicine Overview of Cefenta Tablet

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Uses of Cefenta Tablet

Cefenta 500mg 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.
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Side effects of Cefenta Tablet

Common

Nausea, Diarrhoea, Allergic reaction.

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

How Cefenta Tablet works

Cefenta 500mg Tablet is an antibiotic. It works by preventing the formation of the bacterial protective covering which is essential for the survival of bacteria in the human body.

In Depth Information on Cefenta Tablet

Expert advice for Cefenta Tablet

  • Your doctor has prescribed Cefenta to cure your infection and improve symptoms.
  • Do not skip any doses and finish the full course of treatment even if you feel better.
  • Discontinue Cefenta 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.
  • If you're on blood thinners, Cefenta can interact with your medications and increase your bleeding tendencies.
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Cefenta Tablet related warnings
Special precautions for Cefenta Tablet
Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Pregnancy
PROBABLY SAFE
Cefenta 500mg 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
SAFE
Cefenta 500mg 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 Cefenta 500mg Tablet, since it may have possible effects such as rash and diarrhea.
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Driving
Not relevant, as Cefenta 500mg Tablet is intended for use in hospitalised patients.
Kidney
There is limited information available on the use of Cefenta
500mg Tablet in patients with kidney disease. Please consult your doctor.
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Liver
There is limited information available on the use of Cefenta
500mg Tablet in patients with liver disease. Please consult your doctor.
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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 about Cefenta Tablet

Frequently asked questions about Cefuroxime

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