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Keftil 500mg Tablet

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Composition for Keftil 500mg Tablet

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Primary uses of Keftil 500mg Tablet

MRP
500
₹50/Tablet
10 tablets in 1 strip
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Medicine Overview of Keftil Tablet

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Uses of Keftil Tablet

Keftil 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.
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Keftil Tablet side effects

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Nausea, Diarrhoea, Allergic reaction.

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

How Keftil Tablet works

Keftil 500mg Tablet is an antibiotic. It works by preventing the formation of the bacterial protective covering which is essential for the survival of bacteria in the human body.

In Depth Information on Keftil Tablet

Expert advice for Keftil Tablet

  • Your doctor has prescribed Keftil 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 Keftil 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, Keftil can interact with your medications and increase your bleeding tendencies.
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Keftil Tablet related warnings
Special precautions for Keftil Tablet
Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Pregnancy
PROBABLY SAFE
Keftil 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.
Lactation
SAFE
Keftil 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 Keftil 500mg Tablet, since it may have possible effects such as rash and diarrhea.
Driving
Not relevant, as Keftil 500mg Tablet is intended for use in hospitalised patients.
Kidney
There is limited information available on the use of Keftil 500mg Tablet in patients with kidney disease. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
There is limited information available on the use of Keftil 500mg Tablet in patients with liver disease. Please consult your doctor.

What if you miss a dose of Keftil Tablet?uses

If you miss a dose of Keftil 500mg 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 Keftil Tablet

Frequently asked questions about Cefuroxime

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