Cefzime 15gm Dry Syrup

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Composition for Cefzime 15gm Dry Syrup

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30 ml in 1 bottle
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Medicine Overview of Cefzime Dry Syrup

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Uses of Cefzime Dry Syrup

Cefzime 15gm Dry Syrup 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.
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Side effects of Cefzime Dry Syrup

Common

Nausea, Diarrhoea, Allergic reaction.

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How to use Cefzime Dry Syrup

Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Check the label for directions before use. Dissolve the powder in sterile water. Shake well and use. It is better to take Cefzime 15gm Dry Syrup with food.
Avoid Cefzime 15gm Dry Syrup with dietary sodium.

How Cefzime Dry Syrup works

Cefzime 15gm dry syrup is an antibiotic. It kills bacteria by preventing them from forming their own protective covering which is required for their survival in the human body.

In Depth Information on Cefzime Dry Syrup

Expert advice for Cefzime Dry Syrup

  • Make sure you complete the course even if you start to feel better.
  • Discontinue Cefzime 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.
  • If you're on blood thinners, Cefzime can interact with your medications and increase your bleeding tendencies.
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Warnings
Special precautions for Cefzime 15gm Dry Syrup
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Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
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Pregnancy
PROBABLY SAFE
Cefzime 15gm Dry 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.
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Lactation
SAFE
Cefzime 15gm Dry Syrup 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 Cefzime 15gm Dry Syrup, since it may have possible effects such as rash and diarrhea.
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Driving
Not relevant, as Cefzime 15gm Dry Syrup is intended for use in hospitalised patients.
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Kidney
There is limited information available on the use of Cefzime
15gm Dry Syrup in patients with kidney disease. Please consult your doctor.
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Liver
There is limited information available on the use of Cefzime
15gm Dry Syrup in patients with liver disease. Please consult your doctor.
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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 Cefzime 15gm Dry Syrup

Frequently asked questions for Cefuroxime

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

No substitutes found for this medicine
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