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Ceftus 50 mg Suspension

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Composition for Ceftus 50 mg Suspension

Prescription Required

Primary uses of Ceftus 50 mg Suspension

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Medicine Overview of Ceftus Suspension

Uses of Ceftus Suspension

Ceftus 50 mg Suspension 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, ear, bone, blood, abdomen, genital and lungs (pneumonia). It is also used to prevent infections after surgery.

Ceftus Suspension side effects

Common

Side Effects of Ceftus are Vomiting, Nausea, Stomach pain, Indigestion, Diarrhoea.

How to use Ceftus Suspension

Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Check the label for directions before use. Measure it with a measuring cup and take it by mouth. Shake well before use. Ceftus 50 mg Suspension may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.

How Ceftus Suspension works

Ceftus 50 mg Suspension 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 Ceftus Suspension

Expert advice for Ceftus Suspension

  • Your doctor has prescribed Ceftus 50 mg Suspension 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 Ceftus 50 mg Suspension 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 Ceftus 50 mg Suspension as it may cause increased side effects.
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Ceftus Suspension related warnings
Special precautions for Ceftus Suspension
Alcohol
CAUTION
Pregnancy
PROBABLY SAFE
Ceftus 50 mg Suspension 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
Ceftus 50 mg Suspension 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 Ceftus 50 mg Suspension, since it may have possible effects such as rash and diarrhea.
Driving
SAFE
Ceftus 50 mg Suspension does not usually affect your ability to drive.
Kidney
CAUTION
Ceftus 50 mg Suspension should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Ceftus 50 mg Suspension may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
CAUTION
Ceftus 50 mg Suspension should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Ceftus 50 mg Suspension may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

What if you miss a dose of Ceftus Suspension?uses

If you miss a dose of Ceftus 50 mg Suspension, 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 Ceftus Suspension

Frequently asked questions about Cefixime

Q. What is Ceftus and what is it used for?
Ceftus is a cephalosporin antibiotic used for treating many infections, for eg: infections of the ear, throat (e.g. tonsillitis, pharyngitis), chest and lungs (e.g. bronchitis, pneumonia) and urinary tract (e.g. cystitis and kidney infections).
Q. Is Ceftus used for diarrhea?
Ceftus has not been indicated for the treatment of diarrhea. Please talk to your doctor if you have diarrhea before taking any antibiotics.
Q. Is Ceftus a cephalosporin?
Yes, Ceftus belongs to a group of antibiotics called 'cephalosporins'.
Q. Is Ceftus safe for infants?
Safety of Ceftus in children less than 6 months of age (includes premature and newborn infants) has not been established. Please consult your doctor before starting any antibiotics in children.
Q. Is Ceftus a penicillin?
Ceftus is not a penicillin. It belongs to a different class of medicines known as cephalosporin and it works in a similar way as penicillins. However, they are different antibiotics. Please consult your doctor regarding their use.
Q. Does Ceftus cause diarrhea?
Diarrhea is a common side effect of Ceftus. Diarrhea has been more commonly associated with higher doses. Stop the medicine if you have severe watery diarrhea that will not stop and you are feeling weak and have a fever. immediately consult your doctor.
Q. Does Ceftus cause constipation?
Constipation has not been reported as a side effect with Ceftus. Please consult your doctor in case you experience constipation while taking Ceftus.
Q. Does Ceftus cure chlamydia?
Ceftus is not effective against chlamydia infections, so, it is not used for its treatment. Please consult your doctor if you have been diagnosed with a chlamydial infection.
Q. Does Ceftus contain penicillin?
Ceftus is a cephalosporin which has an action similar to penicillins but it does not contain any penicillin.
Q. Does Ceftus cover pseudomonas?
No, Ceftus is not active against pseudomonas. Most strains of pseudomonas are resistant to Ceftus. Please consult your doctor if you have pseudomonas infections for the appropriate antibiotic treatment.
Q. Does Ceftus contain sulfur?
No, Ceftus does not contain sulfur. Please check the package leaflet (patient information leaflet) before using any medicine for its contents.
Q. Does Ceftus cure syphilis?
Ceftus is not active against the bacteria (Treponema pallidum) which causes syphilis. So, it is not used for the treatment of syphilis. Please consult your doctor if you have signs and symptoms of syphilis.
Q. Does Ceftus cure gonorrhea?
Ceftus can be used to treat uncomplicated gonorrhea caused by Neisseria gonorrhoeae (both penicillinase and non-penicillinase producing bacteria). However, always talk to your doctor if you have any infection as it should be diagnosed properly by a doctor before the start of antibiotics. Never take antibiotics yourself.
Q. Does Ceftus treat typhoid?
Ceftus is not indicated for the treatment of typhoid by the government regulatory authorities. However, Indian Academy of Pediatrics recommend the use of Ceftus in children for uncomplicated typhoid fever. It is hence, advisable that you must take the antibiotics for typhoid fever only when it is recommended by your doctor. Do not take antibiotics yourself.
Q. Does Ceftus affect birth control?
There is no evidence of cefexime affecting birth control (contraception). However, interactions may occur and Ceftus may affect the action of birth control pills. Please consult your doctor to confirm whether you require a extra birth control measure while taking Ceftus.
Q. Can I take Ceftus with azithromycin?
No interactions have been clinically observed between Ceftus and azithromycin. However, interactions may occur. Always consult with your doctor before taking two medicines together.
Q. Can I take Ceftus and doxycycline together?
No interactions have been clinically observed between Ceftus and doxycycline. However, interactions may occur. Always consult with your doctor before taking two medicines together.
Q. Can I take Ceftus with paracetamol?
No interactions have been clinically observed between Ceftus and paracetamol. However, interactions may occur. Always consult with your doctor before taking two medicines together.
Q. Can I take Ceftus with folic acid?
Folic acid can be taken with Ceftus as no drug-drug interactions have been clinically observed between them. However, interactions may occur. Please consult your doctor before taking the two medicines together.
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