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Cefkem 125mg Tablet DT

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Composition for Cefkem 125mg Tablet DT

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Medicine Overview of Cefkem Tablet DT


Uses of Cefkem Tablet DT

Cefkem 125mg Tablet DT 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, abdomen, genital and lungs (pneumonia). It is also used to prevent infections after surgery.

Cefkem Tablet DT side effects


Nausea, Diarrhoea, Allergic reaction.


How to use Cefkem Tablet DT

Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Dissolve it in a glass of water before taking it. Cefkem 125mg Tablet DT may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.

How Cefkem Tablet DT works

Cefkem 125mg Tablet DT 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 Cefkem Tablet DT

Expert advice for Cefkem Tablet DT

  • Your doctor has prescribed Cefkem 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 Cefkem 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, Cefkem can interact with your medications and increase your bleeding tendencies.
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Cefkem Tablet DT related warnings
Special precautions for Cefkem Tablet DT
It is generally safe to consume alcohol with Cefkem 125mg Tablet DT.
Cefkem 125mg Tablet DT 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.
Cefkem 125mg Tablet DT 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 Cefkem 125mg Tablet DT, since it may have possible effects such as rash and diarrhea.
Do not drive unless you are feeling well.

Cefkem 125mg Tablet DT may cause a headache, dizziness, nervousness, sleeplessness, and fatigue, therefore the ability to drive may be influenced.
Cefkem 125mg Tablet DT should be used with caution in patien
ts with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Cefkem 125mg Tablet DT may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Cefkem 125mg Tablet DT is probably safe to use in patients w
ith liver disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Cefkem 125mg Tablet DT may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.

Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions about Cefkem Tablet DT

Frequently asked questions about 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 Cefkem 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
Cefkem may cause yeast infections, but it is not known to cause constipation
Cefkem is safe if used at prescribed doses for the prescribed duration as advised by your doctor
Cefkem needs to be stored at 20° to 25°C.

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