Cefotil 100mg Tablet

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Composition for Cefotil 100mg Tablet

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Medicine Overview of Cefotil Tablet

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Uses of Cefotil Tablet

Cefotil 100mg 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 Cefotil Tablet

Common

Nausea, Diarrhoea, Allergic reaction.

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How to use Cefotil 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 Cefotil 100mg Tablet with food.
Avoid Cefotil 100mg Tablet with dietary sodium.

How Cefotil Tablet works

Cefotil 100mg tablet is an antibiotic. It kills bacteria by preventing them from forming their own protective covering which is required for their survival in the human body.

In Depth Information on Cefotil Tablet

Expert advice for Cefotil Tablet

  • Make sure you complete the course even if you start to feel better.
  • Discontinue Cefotil 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, Cefotil can interact with your medications and increase your bleeding tendencies.
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Warnings
Special precautions for Cefotil 100mg Tablet
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Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
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Pregnancy
PROBABLY SAFE
Cefotil 100mg 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
Cefotil 100mg 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 Cefotil 100mg Tablet, since it may have possible effects such as rash and diarrhea.
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Driving
Not relevant, as Cefotil 100mg Tablet is intended for use in hospitalised patients.
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Kidney
There is limited information available on the use of Cefotil
100mg Tablet in patients with kidney disease. Please consult your doctor.
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Liver
There is limited information available on the use of Cefotil
100mg 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 for Cefotil 100mg Tablet

Frequently asked questions for Cefuroxime

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