Crestum 500mg Tablet

icon
Elfin Pharma Pvt Ltd

Composition for Crestum 500mg Tablet

iconPrescription Required

Primarily used for

407.46
₹67.91/Tablet
6 tablets in 1 strip
SOLD OUT

Medicine Overview of Crestum Tablet

uses

Uses of Crestum Tablet

Crestum 500mg 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.
uses

Side effects of Crestum Tablet

Common

Nausea, Diarrhoea, Allergic reaction.

uses

How to use Crestum 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 Crestum 500mg Tablet with food.
Avoid Crestum 500mg Tablet with dietary sodium.

How Crestum Tablet works

Crestum 500mg tablet 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 Crestum Tablet

Expert advice for Crestum Tablet

  • Make sure you complete the course even if you start to feel better.
  • Discontinue Crestum 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, Crestum can interact with your medications and increase your bleeding tendencies.
video imgplay img
Warnings
Special precautions for Crestum 500mg Tablet
Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Pregnancy
PROBABLY SAFE
Crestum 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.
...
+more
Lactation
SAFE
Crestum 500mg 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 Crestum 500mg Tablet, since it may have possible effects such as rash and diarrhea.
...
+more
Driving
Not relevant, as Crestum 500mg Tablet is intended for use in hospitalised patients.
Kidney
There is limited information available on the use of Crestum
500mg Tablet in patients with kidney disease. Please consult your doctor.
...
+more
Liver
There is limited information available on the use of Crestum
500mg Tablet in patients with liver disease. Please consult your doctor.
...
+more

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.
Related Articles

Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions for Crestum 500mg Tablet

Frequently asked questions for Cefuroxime

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

User Submitted Feedback For Crestum 500mg Tablet

Survey Participants: 1
Disclaimer
“The following are the results of on-going survey on 1mg.com for Crestum 500mg Tablet. These results only indicate the perceptions of the website users. Please base your medical decisions only on the advice of a doctor or a registered medical professional.”

Substitutes for Crestum Tablet

Cefoxim 500mg Tablet
Biochem Pharmaceutical Industries
₹21.1/Tablet
save 69%
Ceftalin O 500mg Tablet
Lincoln Pharmaceuticals Ltd
₹24.98/Tablet
save 63%
Milcef 500mg Tablet
Comed Chemicals Ltd
₹25.0/Tablet
save 63%
Genorox 500mg Tablet
Geno Pharmaceuticals Ltd
₹25.0/Tablet
save 63%
Ocef 500mg Tablet
Gujarat Terce Laboratories Ltd
₹26.47/Tablet
save 61%
Top Physicians
4.4
4.4
Dr. Sunil Sekhri
MBBS, Fellowship
4.1
Dr. Yoginder Gupta
MBBS, MD, Fellowship, Fellowship
5.0
Dr. Pooja Khosla
MBBS, MD, Fellowship
4.5
cross img