Cefqueen 500mg/90mg Tablet

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Composition for Cefqueen 500mg/90mg Tablet

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Medicine Overview of Cefqueen 500mg/90mg Tablet

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Uses of Cefuroxime

Cefuroxime is used in the treatment of Bacterial infections
It is used in serious bacterial infections of various body parts like urinary tract, skin and soft-tissue, blood, brain and lungs (pneumonia). It is also used to prevent infections after surgery.
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Side effects of Cefuroxime

Common

Nausea, Diarrhoea, Allergic reaction.

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How to use Cefuroxime

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. Avoid Cefqueen 500mg/90mg Tablet with dietary sodium.

How Cefqueen 500mg/90mg Tablet works

Cefuroxime is a cephalosporin antibiotic. It prevents bacteria from making their own protective cell wall. This causes the bacteria to rupture and finally death.
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Uses of Lactobacillus

Lactobacillus is used in the treatment of Diarrhoea, Infectious diarrhoea and Diarrhoea associated with antibiotics.
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Side effects of Lactobacillus

Common

Flatulence, Bloating.

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How to use Lactobacillus

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. Avoid Cefqueen 500mg/90mg Tablet with dietary sodium.

How Cefqueen 500mg/90mg Tablet works

Lactobacillus is a live micro-organism, when given in adequate amount, provides health benefits. It restores the balance of good bacteria (microorganisms) in the intestine that may get upset with the use of antibiotics or due to intestinal infections.

In Depth Information on Cefqueen 500mg/90mg Tablet

Expert advice for Cefuroxime

  • 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 Cefuroxime 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.

Expert advice for Lactobacillus

  • Avoid taking Lactobacillus along with steroids (medications that weaken the immune system) as they might increase the chances of getting sick.
  • Notify your doctor if you are pregnant.
  • Notify your doctor if you are breast-feeding.
  • Take Lactobacillus at least 2 hours before or after antibiotics. This is because taking Lactobacillus along with the antibiotics can reduce their effectiveness. 
Warnings
Special precautions for Cefqueen 500mg/90mg Tablet
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Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
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Pregnancy
Unknown. Human and animal studies are not available. Please consult your doctor.
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Lactation
CAUTION
Cefqueen 500mg/90mg Tablet should be used with caution durin
g lactation. Breast feeding should be held until the treatment of the mother is completed and the drug is eliminated from her body.
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Driving
Not relevant, as Cefqueen 500mg/90mg Tablet is intended for use in hospitalised patients.
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Kidney
UNSAFE
Cefqueen 500mg/90mg Tablet is probably unsafe to use in patients with kidney disease and should be avoided. Please consult your doctor.

Caution to be advised in patients with impaired renal function.
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Liver
There is no data available. Please consult doctor before consuming the drug.

Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions for Cefqueen 500mg/90mg Tablet

Frequently asked questions for Cefuroxime

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

Q. Is lactobacillus/Lactobacillus acidophilus vegan/ dairy free?
Some products of lactobacillus/Lactobacillus acidophilus contain dairy products and may not be suitable for vegans. Please refer to package insert of the prescribed brand before use
Q. Is lactobacillus good or bad/pathogenic?
Lactobacillus is a group of ‘good' bacteria that provide several health benefits. It is not among the disease causing (pathogenic) bacteria
Q. Is lactobacillus and Lactobacillus acidophilus same?
Lactobacillus acidophilus is a species of lactobacillus bacteria. Their role as a probiotic in the maintenance of good health is the same
Q. Is lactobacillus gram negative?
Lactobacillus is a gram positive bacteria
Q. Is lactobacillus motile?
Certain species or strains of lactobacillus are motile
Q. Is Lactobacillus acidophilus good for yeast infections/can I take Lactobacillus acidophilus for yeast infections?
Yes. Lactobacillus has been regarded beneficial in the treatment of yeast infections of the vagina
Q. Can I take Lactobacillus acidophilus for bad breath?
The benefits of Lactobacillus acidophilus in improving bad breath have not been established
Q. How long can I take acidophilus for?
The duration of treatment with lactobacillus/Lactobacillus acidophilus depends upon the condition being treated and is decided by the doctor
Q. Can you take lactobacillus with antibiotics?
Concomitant use of lactobacillus with antibiotics can lower its effectiveness. Products containing lactobacillus should be taken at least 2 hours before or after antibiotics
Q. Does lactobacillus cause/produce gas?
Yes. Gas and bloating is a side effect of lactobacillus. In most cases these mild side effects subside with continued use
Q. Does lactobacillus cause UTI?
Lactobacillus is not known to cause urinary tract infections (UTI)
Q. Does Lactobacillus casei contain casein?
Lactobacillus casei is one of the species of lactobacillus and is used a probiotic. Some products of lactobacillus contain dairy products and may contain casein. Please refer to package insert of the prescribed brand before use
Q. Does lactobacillus create CO2/produce alcohol?
Yes. Lactobacillus may produce carbon dioxide gas and alcohol as a part of its normal cellular process (metabolism)
Q. Does Lactobacillus acidophilus need to be refrigerated?
Dairy based Lactobacillus acidophilus products may need refrigeration. Please refer to package insert of the prescribed brand for instructions.
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