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Centra 250 mg Tablet

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Composition for Centra 250 mg Tablet

Prescription Required

Primary uses of Centra 250 mg Tablet

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Medicine Overview of Centra Tablet

Uses of Centra Tablet

Centra 250 mg Tablet 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.

Centra Tablet side effects

Common

Side Effects of Centra are Rash, Vomiting, Allergic reaction, Increased liver enzymes, Nausea, Diarrhoea.

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

How Centra Tablet works

Centra 250 mg Tablet 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 Centra Tablet

Expert advice for Centra Tablet

  • Your doctor has prescribed Centra 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 to come back and harder to treat.
  • Discontinue Centra 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.
  • 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 Centra 250 mg Tablet as it may cause increased side effects.
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Centra Tablet related warnings

Special precautions for Centra Tablet
Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Pregnancy
PROBABLY SAFE
Centra 250 mg 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.
Lactation
SAFE
Centra 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 Centra 250 mg Tablet, since it may have possible effects such as rash and diarrhea.
Driving
Not relevant, as Centra 250 mg Tablet is intended for use in hospitalised patients.
Kidney
There is limited information available on the use of Centra 250 mg Tablet in patients with kidney disease. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
There is limited information available on the use of Centra 250 mg Tablet in patients with liver disease. Please consult your doctor.

What if you miss a dose of Centra Tablet?

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If you miss a dose of Centra 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.

Patient Concerns

Questions Related to Centra

Can I take fixime 200 antibiotic for cold and dry cough.
Dr. Waseem Mirza
Sexologist
u shouldn't take antibiotics without prescription, for simple cold n cough take syp corex-Dx 1 tsf tid, for cold DO STEAM INHALAION TWICE DAILY, WARM SALINE GARGLES, AVOID EXPOSURE TO COLD,TAKE REST tab levocet 1 tab bd for 5 days, take healthy diet to boost ur immunity comprising of proteins, vitamins particularly vit C, take plenty of fluids if not better in 3 days consult physician hope this helps, antibiotics are reserved only for bacterial infections , most cold like illnesses are viral so no need of antibiotics
Hello sir/ ma'am My child PATIENT from stomach infection and doctor suggested zifi-100 redimix. How it is work and any side effect of that zifi-100 redimix? What kind of taking care of my child and PATIENT 7 month old.?????
Dr. Gopal Samdani
Child Specialist
Cefixime is used to treat a wide variety of bacterial infections. This medication is known as a cephalosporin antibiotic. It works by stopping the growth of bacteria.Remember that your doctor has prescribed this medication because he or she has judged that the benefit to you is greater than the risk of side effects. Many people using this medication do not have serious side effects.More common: Diarrhea loose or frequent stools Less common: Abdominal or stomach pain agitation black, tarry stools bleeding gums blistering, peeling, or loosening of the skin blood in the urine or stools and many more rare side effects

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Frequently asked questions about Centra Tablet

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

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