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Futum 500 mg Tablet

Scott Edil Pharmacia Ltd

Composition for Futum 500 mg Tablet

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Primary uses of Futum 500 mg Tablet

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Medicine Overview of Futum Tablet

Uses of Futum Tablet

Futum 500 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.

Futum Tablet side effects

Common

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

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

How Futum Tablet works

Futum 500 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 Futum Tablet

Expert advice for Futum Tablet

  • Your doctor has prescribed Futum 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 to come back and harder to treat.
  • Discontinue Futum 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.
  • 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 Futum 500 mg Tablet as it may cause increased side effects.
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Futum Tablet related warnings
Special precautions for Futum Tablet
Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Pregnancy
PROBABLY SAFE
Futum 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
Futum 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 Futum 500 mg Tablet, since it may have possible effects such as rash and diarrhea.
Driving
Not relevant, as Futum 500 mg Tablet is intended for use in hospitalised patients.
Kidney
There is limited information available on the use of Futum 500 mg Tablet in patients with kidney disease. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
There is limited information available on the use of Futum 500 mg Tablet in patients with liver disease. Please consult your doctor.

What if you miss a dose of Futum Tablet?uses

If you miss a dose of Futum 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.

Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions about Futum Tablet

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