Ceftica Tablet


Overview

Uses of Ceftica Tablet

Ceftica 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.

Ceftica Tablet side effects

Common
  • Rash
  • Vomiting
  • Allergic reaction
  • Increased liver enzymes
  • Nausea
  • Diarrhoea

How to use Ceftica 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. Ceftica Tablet is to be taken with food.
Avoid Ceftica Tablet with dietary sodium.

How Ceftica Tablet works

Ceftica Tablet is an antibiotic. It kills bacteria by preventing them from forming the bacterial protective covering (cell wall) which is needed for them to survive.

Ceftica Tablet related warnings

Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Pregnancy
PROBABLY SAFE
Ceftica 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
Ceftica 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 Ceftica Tablet, since it may have possible effects such as rash and diarrhea.
Driving
Not relevant, as Ceftica Tablet is intended for use in hospitalised patients.
Kidney
There is limited information available on the use of Ceftica Tablet in patients with kidney disease. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
There is limited information available on the use of Ceftica Tablet in patients with liver disease. Please consult your doctor.

What if you miss a dose of Ceftica Tablet?

If you miss a dose of Ceftica 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.

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Expert Advice

  • Your doctor has prescribed Ceftica 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 Ceftica 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 Ceftica Tablet as it may cause increased side effects.

Patient Concerns

Questions Related to Ceftica

Can I take fixime 200 antibiotic for cold and dry cough.
Dr. Waseem Mirza
Sexologist
u shouldn't take antibiotics without prescription, for simple cold n cough take syp corex-Dx 1 tsf tid, for cold DO STEAM INHALAION TWICE DAILY, WARM SALINE GARGLES, AVOID EXPOSURE TO COLD,TAKE REST tab levocet 1 tab bd for 5 days, take healthy diet to boost ur immunity comprising of proteins, vitamins particularly vit C, take plenty of fluids if not better in 3 days consult physician hope this helps, antibiotics are reserved only for bacterial infections , most cold like illnesses are viral so no need of antibiotics
Hello sir/ ma'am My child PATIENT from stomach infection and doctor suggested zifi-100 redimix. How it is work and any side effect of that zifi-100 redimix? What kind of taking care of my child and PATIENT 7 month old.?????
Dr. Gopal Samdani
Child Specialist
Cefixime is used to treat a wide variety of bacterial infections. This medication is known as a cephalosporin antibiotic. It works by stopping the growth of bacteria.Remember that your doctor has prescribed this medication because he or she has judged that the benefit to you is greater than the risk of side effects. Many people using this medication do not have serious side effects.More common: Diarrhea loose or frequent stools Less common: Abdominal or stomach pain agitation black, tarry stools bleeding gums blistering, peeling, or loosening of the skin blood in the urine or stools and many more rare side effects
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FAQs

Q. Can the use of Ceftica cause diarrhea?
Yes, the use of Ceftica can cause diarrhea. It is an antibiotic which kills the harmful bacteria. However, it also affects the helpful bacteria in your stomach or intestine and causes diarrhea. If diarrhea persists, talk to your doctor about it.
Q. What if Ceftica doesn't work for me?
Talk to your doctor if Ceftica doesn't seem to work for you. Your doctor may increase the dose of Ceftica or switch you to an alternate option, which may work for you.
Q. How long does Ceftica take to work?
Usually, Ceftica starts working soon after taking it. However, it may take some days to kill all the harmful bacteria and make you feel better.
Q. Can I stop taking Ceftica when my symptoms are relieved?
No, do not stop taking Ceftica and complete the full course of treatment even if you feel better. Your symptoms may improve before the infection is completely cured.
Q. Is Ceftica an antibiotic?
Yes, Ceftica is an antibiotic. It is a second-generation cephalosporin antibiotic used to treat various infections.
Q. Is Ceftica useful in the treatment of urinary tract infection (UTI)?
Ceftica is a relatively safe and effective antibiotic that is available for the treatment of uncomplicated urinary tract infection (UTI).
Q. Can the use of Ceftica make you feel tired?
Ceftica use is usually not associated with tiredness. However, if you experience tiredness while taking Ceftica, consult your doctor.
Information last updated by Dr. Varun Gupta, MD Pharmacology on 8th Mar 2017.
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