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Cutil 500 mg Tablet


Overview

Uses of Cutil Tablet

Cutil 500 mg Tablet is used in the treatment of bacterial infections. It is used for the treatment of bacterial infections of urinary tract, skin and soft tissue, blood, and lungs (pneumonia). It is also used to prevent infections after surgery.

Cutil Tablet side effects

Common
  • Rash
  • Vomiting
  • Allergic reaction
  • Increased liver enzymes
  • Nausea
  • Diarrhea

How to use Cutil 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. Cutil 500 mg Tablet is to be taken with food.
Avoid Cutil 500 mg Tablet with dietary sodium.

How Cutil Tablet works

Cutil 500 mg Tablet is an antibiotic. It kills bacteria by preventing them from forming the bacterial protective covering (cell wall) which is needed for them to survive.

Cutil Tablet related warnings

Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Pregnancy
PROBABLY SAFE
Cutil 500 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
Cutil 500 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 Cutil 500 mg Tablet, since it may have possible effects such as rash and diarrhea.
Driving
Not relevant, as Cutil 500 mg Tablet is intended for use in hospitalised patients.
Kidney
There is limited information available on the use of Cutil 500 mg Tablet in patients with kidney disease. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
There is limited information available on the use of Cutil 500 mg Tablet in patients with liver disease. Please consult your doctor.

What if you miss a dose of Cutil Tablet?

If you miss a dose of Cutil 500 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.

Alternate Brands

For informational purposes only. Consult a doctor before taking any medicines.
Cutil 500 mg Tablet
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Expert Advice

  • Your doctor has prescribed Cutil 500 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 come back and harder to treat.
  • Take it with food to avoid an upset stomach.
  • Avoid consuming alcohol while taking Cutil 500 mg Tablet as it may cause increased side effects.
  • Diarrhea may occur as a side effect but should stop when your course is complete. Inform your doctor if it does not  stop or if you find blood in your stools.
  • Discontinue Cutil 500 mg Tablet and inform your doctor immediately if you get a rash, itchy skin, swelling of face and mouth, or have difficulty in breathing.

Patient Concerns

Questions Related to Cutil

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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
1) Am I really suffering from diabetes. I am daily doing Ramdev baba Yoga for 1 - 1/30 Hrs 2) I am normal , May I stop Tab Glycomet 500 ? 3) ECG is abnormal but 2D eco is normal. What is a problem? 4) Why Doctor is asking me to take daily Cap. BecoZinc forever. May I stop or continue? 5) I am suffering from Neck spondilites . 6) I feel giddiness, so doctor starts this medicine and asked to take forever for long time May I continue or what ?Plz give me second opinion.
Dr. Sfurti Mann
Diabetes Specialist
Your HbA1c levels will ascertain your diabetes control. You must continue glycometSR. It's dose may even beFor giddiness you may take stemetil MD tab sos and pantop DSR before breakfast
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FAQs

Q. Can the use of Cutil cause diarrhea?

Yes, the use of Cutil can cause diarrhea. It is an antibiotic which kills the harmful bacteria. However, it also affects the helpful bacteria in your stomach or intestine and causes diarrhea. If diarrhea persists, talk to your doctor about it.

Q. What if Cutil doesn't work for me?

Talk to your doctor if Cutil doesn't seem to work for you. Your doctor may increase the dose of Cutil or switch you to an alternate option, which may work for you.

Q. How long does Cutil take to work?

Usually, Cutil starts working soon after taking it. However, it may take some days to kill all the harmful bacteria and make you feel better.

Q. Can I stop taking Cutil when my symptoms are relieved?

No, do not stop taking Cutil and complete the full course of treatment even if you feel better. Your symptoms may improve before the infection is completely cured.
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