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Cefresh 500 mg Tablet

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Composition for Cefresh 500 mg Tablet

Prescription Required

Primary uses of Cefresh 500 mg Tablet

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₹44.16/Tablet
10 tablets in 1 strip
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Medicine Overview of Cefresh Tablet

Uses of Cefresh Tablet

Cefresh 500 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.

Cefresh Tablet side effects

Common

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

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

How Cefresh Tablet works

Cefresh 500 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 Cefresh Tablet

Expert advice for Cefresh Tablet

  • Your doctor has prescribed Cefresh 500 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 Cefresh 500 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 Cefresh 500 mg Tablet as it may cause increased side effects.
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Cefresh Tablet related warnings
Special precautions for Cefresh Tablet
Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Pregnancy
PROBABLY SAFE
Cefresh 500 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
Cefresh 500 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 Cefresh 500 mg Tablet, since it may have possible effects such as rash and diarrhea.
Driving
Not relevant, as Cefresh 500 mg Tablet is intended for use in hospitalised patients.
Kidney
There is limited information available on the use of Cefresh 500 mg Tablet in patients with kidney disease. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
There is limited information available on the use of Cefresh 500 mg Tablet in patients with liver disease. Please consult your doctor.

What if you miss a dose of Cefresh Tablet?uses

If you miss a dose of Cefresh 500 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 Cefresh Tablet

Frequently asked questions about Cefuroxime

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