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Composition for CEFTIL

Cefuroxime(125 mg)

food interaction for CEFTIL

alcohol interaction for CEFTIL

pregnancy interaction for CEFTIL

lactation interaction for CEFTIL

food
alcohol
pregnancy
lactation
It is better to take Ceftil 125mg syrup with food.
Avoid Ceftil 125mg syrup with dietary sodium.
UNSAFE
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Ceftil 125mg syrup 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.
PROBABLY SAFE
Unknown. Human and animal studies are not available. Please consult your doctor.

SALT INFORMATION for CEFTIL

Cefuroxime(125 mg)

Uses

Ceftil 125mg syrup is used in the treatment of bacterial infections.

How it works

Ceftil 125mg syrup is an antibiotic. It kills the bacteria by attacking their cell wall. Specifically, it prevents the synthesis of a substance in the cell wall called peptidoglycan, which provides the cell wall with the strength required for survival of bacteria in human body.

Common side effects

Vomiting, Nausea, Joint pain, Cough, Diarrhoea, Dizziness, Drowsiness, Flatulence, Headache, Muscle pain, Muscle stiffness, Nasal congestion, Rash, Stomach upset

SUBSTITUTES for CEFTIL

11 Substitutes
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  • CEFAKIND 125 MG SYRUP
    (30 ML syrup in bottle)
    Mankind Pharma Ltd
    Rs. 3.86/ML of syrup
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    Rs. 115.79
    save 11% more per ML of syrup
  • ZOCEF 125 MG SYRUP
    (30 ML syrup in bottle)
    Alkem Laboratories Ltd
    Rs. 5.50/ML of syrup
    generic_icon
    Rs. 165
    pay 27% more per ML of syrup
  • ZEFU 125 MG SYRUP
    (30 ML syrup in bottle)
    FDC Ltd
    Rs. 4.32/ML of syrup
    generic_icon
    Rs. 129.50
    same price
  • CEFOXIM 125 MG SYRUP
    (30 ML syrup in bottle)
    Biochem Pharmaceutical Industries
    Rs. 4.43/ML of syrup
    generic_icon
    Rs. 132.92
    pay 3% more per ML of syrup
  • CEFUTAB O 125MG SYRUP
    (30 ML syrup in bottle)
    Sanjivani Parenteral Ltd
    Rs. 4.13/ML of syrup
    generic_icon
    Rs. 124.03
    save 4% more per ML of syrup

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Expert advice for CEFTIL

  • Be sure to use cefuroxime for the full course of treatment as prescribed by your doctor. If you do not, the medicine may not clear up your infection completely. The bacteria could also become less sensitive to this or other medicines. This could make the infection harder to treat in the future.
  • Take cefuroxime tablets after food or milk for optimum absorption. 
  • Do not drive because you may feel sleepy or dizzy while being treated with cefuroxime.
  • Cefuroxime can make birth control pills less effective, which may result in pregnancy. You may need to use another form of birth control during treatment with cefuroxime.
  • Do not start or continue the cefuroxime tablets and consult your doctor, If you are pregnant or planning to become pregnant or breastfeeding.

Frequently asked questions for CEFTIL

Cefuroxime

Q.Does cefuroxime/ Ceftum/ Zocef/ Pulmocef contain sulfa or a form of penicillin drug?
Cefuroxime (also available as Ceftum/ Zocef/ Pulmocef) belongs to cephalosporin antibiotics and does not contain sulfa. However, its chemical structure is similar to penicillin

Q.Is cefuroxime gluten free?
Yes. Cefuroxime is gluten free. Please refer to package insert of the prescribed brand before use

Q.Can I take cefuroxime with acetaminophen/ azithromycin/ doxycycline/ ibuprofen/ Nyquil (acetaminophen/ dextromethorphan/ doxylamine/ pseudoephedrine)/ Sudafed (pseudoephedrine hydrochloride)/ Xanax (alprazolam)?
Yes. You can take cefuroxime with acetaminophen/ azithromycin/ doxycycline/ ibuprofen/ Nyquil (acetaminophen/ dextromethorphan/ doxylamine/ pseudoephedrine)/ Sudafed (pseudoephedrine hydrochloride)/ Xanax (alprazolam)

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 sulfa drug/ penicillin/ steroid/ an antibiotic?
Cefuroxime is an antibiotic belong to class of medication called as cephalosporin. It is not a steroid and does not contain penicillin or sulpha.

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Content on this page was last updated on 08 September, 2014, by Dr. Varun Gupta (MD Pharmacology)