Medicine Overview of Cepotil Suspension
Cepotil 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.
Side Effects of Cepotil are Rash, Vomiting, Nausea, Diarrhoea.
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. Cepotil 50 mg Suspension is to be taken with food.
Cepotil 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 Cepotil Suspension
Your doctor has prescribed Cepotil 50 mg Suspension to cure your infection and improve symptoms.
Do not skip any doses and finish the full course of treatment even if you feel better.
Discontinue Cepotil 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.
- If you're on blood thinners, Cepotil 50 mg Suspension can interact with your medications and increase your bleeding tendencies.
Cepotil Suspension related warnings
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Cepotil 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.
Cepotil 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 Cepotil 50 mg Suspension, since it may have possible effects such as rash and diarrhea.
Cepotil 50 mg Suspension may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, tired, or decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive.
Cepotil 50 mg Suspension should be used with caution in patients with severe kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Cepotil 50 mg Suspension may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Cepotil 50 mg Suspension is safe to use in patients with liver disease. No dose adjustment of Cepotil 50 mg Suspension is recommended.
If you miss a dose of Cepotil 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.
Frequently asked questions about Cepotil Suspension
Yes, Cepotil is an antibiotic, it belongs to a group of antibiotics known as cephalosporins.
Cepotil is safe to use at the prescribed dose for prescribed duration as advised by the doctor. Patients should follow the advice of the doctor regarding its use.
Cepotil is not a steroid. It is an antibiotic which belongs to the class of medication known as cephalosporin.
Cepotil belongs to the group of medicines known as cephalosporins. Both Penicillins and cephalosporins belong to the group of beta-lactam antibiotics as they contain the beta-lactam ring.
Q. Can I take Cepotil with ibuprofen?
Cepotil can be taken with ibuprofen. No drug-drug interactions have been reported between the two. However, this does not mean that interactions cannot occur. Please consult your doctor before taking the two medicines together.
Cepotil has not shown any activity against chlamydia. Please consult your doctor for the treatment of chlamydial infection.
Cepotil has not been reported to be active against pseudomonas. Please consult your doctor for the treatment of any pseudomonal infection.
No, cefuroxime does not contain penicillin.
Cepotil is not active against methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA), rather there has been reported an inherent resistance against this bacteria.
Cepotil has not been reported to be active against enterococcus.
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