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Ceftum 250 mg Tablet


Overview

Uses of Ceftum Tablet

Ceftum Tablet side effects

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

How to use Ceftum 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. Ceftum 250 mg Tablet is to be taken with food.
Avoid Ceftum 250 mg Tablet with dietary sodium.

How Ceftum Tablet works

Ceftum 250 mg 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.

Ceftum Tablet related warnings

Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Pregnancy
PROBABLY SAFE
Ceftum 250 mg Tablet is probably safe to use during pregnancy.
Animal studies have shown low or no adverse effect on the fetus, however, there are limited human studies. Please consult your doctor.
Lactation
SAFE
Ceftum 250 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 Ceftum 250 mg Tablet, since it may have possible effects such as rash and diarrhea.
Driving
Not relevant, as Ceftum 250 mg Tablet is intended for use in hospitalised patients.
Kidney
There is limited information available on the use of Ceftum 250 mg Tablet in patients with kidney disease. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
There is limited information available on the use of Ceftum 250 mg Tablet in patients with liver disease. Please consult your doctor.

What if you miss a dose of Ceftum Tablet?

If you miss a dose of Ceftum 250 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.

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Expert Advice

  • Your doctor has prescribed Ceftum 250 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 come back and harder to treat.
  • Take it with food to avoid an upset stomach.
  • Avoid consuming alcohol while taking Ceftum 250 mg Tablet as it may cause increased side effects.
  • Diarrhea may occur as a side effect but should stop when your course is complete. Inform your doctor if it does not  stop or if you find blood in your stools.
  • Discontinue Ceftum 250 mg Tablet and inform your doctor immediately if you get a rash, itchy skin, swelling of face and mouth, or have difficulty in breathing.

Patient Concerns

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FAQs

Q. Can the use of Ceftum cause diarrhea?

Yes, the use of Ceftum 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 Ceftum doesn't work for me?

Talk to your doctor if Ceftum doesn't seem to work for you. Your doctor may increase the dose of Ceftum or switch you to an alternate option, which may work for you.

Q. How long does Ceftum take to work?

Usually, Ceftum 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 Ceftum when my symptoms are relieved?

No, do not stop taking Ceftum and complete the full course of treatment even if you feel better. Your symptoms may improve before the infection is completely cured.

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References
  1. Briggs GG, Freeman RK, editors. A Reference Guide to Fetal and Neonatal Risk: Drugs in Pregnancy and Lactation. 10th ed. Philadelphia, PA: Wolters Kluwer Health; 2015. p. 232.
  2. Cefuroxime. Camberley Surrey: Sandoz Limited; 2005 [revised 17 Jul. 2016]. [Accessed 29 Mar. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link
  3. Central Drugs Standard Control Organisation (CDSCO). [Accessed 28 Mar. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link
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