Cefzim 500mg Tablet

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Composition for Cefzim 500mg Tablet

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Primarily used for

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₹44.0/Tablet
10 tablets in 1 strip
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Medicine Overview of Cefzim Tablet

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Uses of Cefzim Tablet

Cefzim 500mg Tablet is used in the treatment of Bacterial infections
It is used in serious bacterial infections of various body parts like urinary tract, skin and soft-tissue, blood, brain and lungs (pneumonia). It is also used to prevent infections after surgery.
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Side effects of Cefzim Tablet

Common

Nausea, Diarrhoea, Allergic reaction.

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How to use Cefzim 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. It is better to take Cefzim 500mg Tablet with food.
Avoid Cefzim 500mg Tablet with dietary sodium.

How Cefzim Tablet works

Cefzim 500mg tablet is a cephalosporin antibiotic. It prevents bacteria from making their own protective cell wall. This causes the bacteria to rupture and finally death.

In Depth Information on Cefzim Tablet

Expert advice for Cefzim Tablet

  • Always take the complete course of treatment, as advised by your doctor even if you feel better.
  • Never take an antibiotic for a viral infection like a cold or the flu.
  • Can lead to nausea and diarrhoea frequently. If this becomes severe or persistent or you notice that your stool contains blood or mucus you should stop taking Cefzim immediately and consult your doctor.
  • Inform your doctor if you develop a rash or other unexpected symptoms.
  • Inform your doctor if there is the previous history of drug allergy.
  • Inform your doctor if you have ever been diagnosed with kidney or liver problems.
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Warnings
Special precautions for Cefzim 500mg Tablet
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Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
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Pregnancy
PROBABLY SAFE
Cefzim 500mg 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.
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Lactation
CAUTION
Cefzim 500mg Tablet should be used with caution during lacta
tion. Breast feeding should be held until the treatment of the mother is completed and the drug is eliminated from her body.
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Driving
Not relevant, as Cefzim 500mg Tablet is intended for use in hospitalised patients.
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Kidney
UNSAFE
Cefzim 500mg Tablet is probably unsafe to use in patients with kidney disease and should be avoided. Please consult your doctor.

Caution to be advised in patients with impaired renal function.
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Liver
There is no data available. Please consult doctor before consuming the drug.

Missed Dosageuses

If you miss a dose of Cefuroxime, 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 for Cefzim 500mg Tablet

Frequently asked questions for Cefuroxime

Yes, Cefzim is an antibiotic. It is a second-generation cephalosporin antibiotic used to treat various infections.
Cefzim belongs to the cephalosporin antibiotics and is not a penicillin drug. However, its chemical structure and action is similar to penicillin.
Cefzim is safe if used at prescribed doses for the prescribed duration as advised by your doctor
Cefzim is not a steroid molecule. It is an antibiotic which belongs to the group of cephalosporins.
Cefzim is not known to cause hemolysis in glucose-6-phosphate dehydrogenase (G6PD) deficient individuals. However, ask your doctor before taking Cefzim if you are G6PD deficient.
Cefzim is not a fluoroquinolone. It is a second-generation cephalosporin antibiotic which is different from fluoroquinolones.
Cefzim 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 Cefzim be taken with azithromycin?
Cefzim 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 Cefzim be taken with doxycycline?
Cefzim 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 Cefzim with pseudoephedrine?
Cefzim 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 Cefzim be taken with naproxen?
Cefzim is not known to have any clinically meaningful interaction with naproxen. However, interactions can occur. Ask your doctor before taking the drugs together.
Cefzim is not known to have any clinically meaningful interaction with paracetamol. However, interactions can occur. Ask your doctor before taking the drugs together.
Cefzim has a sulfur molecule in its structure. However, it is a beta-lactam antibiotic and allergic reactions due to the drug are because of the beta-lactam ring present in its structure. Report to your doctor if you are allergic to penicillins, cephalosporins, or sulfa drugs before taking the drug.
Cefzim like any other drug has an expiry data and should not be used after that. Please check the package insert before using the medicine.
Cefzim 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.
No, Cefzim does not have penicillin in it. It is a cephalosporin antibiotic which is similar to penicillin.
Cefzim is not known to cause constipation. It is associated with diarrhea. However, if you experience any such symptom while taking Cefzim, consult your doctor.
Yes, Cefzim 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.
Cefzim use is not associated with tiredness. However, if you experience tiredness while taking Cefzim, consult your doctor.
Q. Can I take alprazolam with Cefzim?
No drug interactions have been reported when Cefzim is used with alprazolam. However, interactions can occur. Please consult your doctor before taking the two medicines together.
Q. Can I take Cefzim with ibuprofen?
No drug interactions have been reported when Cefzim is used with ibuprofen. However, interactions can occur. Please consult your doctor before taking the two medicines together.
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