Oltum 125mg Dry Powder

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Medicine Overview of Oltum Powder

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Uses of Oltum Powder

Oltum 125mg Dry Powder 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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Side effects of Oltum Powder

Common

Nausea, Diarrhoea, Allergic reaction.

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How to use Oltum Powder

Use this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Check the label for directions before use. It is better to take Oltum 125mg Dry Powder with food.
Avoid Oltum 125mg Dry Powder with dietary sodium.

How Oltum Powder works

Oltum 125mg dry powder 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 Oltum Powder

Expert advice for Oltum Powder

  • Make sure you complete the course even if you start to feel better.
  • Discontinue Oltum 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, Oltum can interact with your medications and increase your bleeding tendencies.
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Warnings
Special precautions for Oltum 125mg Dry Powder
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Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
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Pregnancy
PROBABLY SAFE
Oltum 125mg Dry Powder 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.
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Lactation
SAFE
Oltum 125mg Dry Powder 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 Oltum 125mg Dry Powder, since it may have possible effects such as rash and diarrhea.
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Driving
Not relevant, as Oltum 125mg Dry Powder is intended for use in hospitalised patients.
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Kidney
There is limited information available on the use of Oltum 1
25mg Dry Powder in patients with kidney disease. Please consult your doctor.
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Liver
There is limited information available on the use of Oltum 1
25mg Dry Powder in patients with liver disease. Please consult your doctor.
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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.

Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions for Oltum 125mg Powder

Frequently asked questions for Cefuroxime

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

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