PB-Cef 250mg Tablet

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SALT COMPOSITION
Storage
Store at room temperature (10-30°C)

Introduction

PB-Cef 250mg Tablet is an antibiotic medicine used to treat bacterial infections in your body. It is effective in infections of the lungs (e.g. pneumonia), ear, throat, nasal sinus, urinary tract, skin, soft tissues, bones, and joints. It is also used to prevent infections during surgery.

PB-Cef 250mg Tablet should be taken with food to avoid an upset stomach. You should take it regularly at evenly spaced intervals as per the schedule prescribed by your doctor. Taking it at the same time every day will help you to remember to take it. The dose will depend on what you are being treated for, but you should always complete a full course of this antibiotic as prescribed by your doctor. Do not stop taking it until you have finished, even when you feel better. If you stop taking it early, some bacteria may survive and the infection may come back. It will not work for viral infections such as flu or the common cold. Using any antibiotic when you do not need it can make it less effective for future infections.

The most common side effects of this medicine include rash, vomiting, increased liver enzymes, nausea, and diarrhea. These are usually mild but let your doctor know if they bother you or last more than a few days.

Before using it, you should tell your doctor if you are allergic to any antibiotics or have any kidney or liver problems. You should also let your doctor know all other medicines you are taking as they may affect, or be affected by this medicine. Pregnant and breastfeeding mothers should consult their doctor before using it.

Uses of PB-Cef Tablet

Benefits of PB-Cef Tablet

In Bacterial infections

PB-Cef 250mg Tablet is a versatile antibiotic medicine that kills the infection-causing bacteria in your body. This medicine is used to treat many different types of infections such as those of the lungs (pneumonia), ear, abdomen, urinary tract, bones, joints, skin and soft tissues. This medicine usually makes you feel better within a few days, but you should continue taking it as prescribed even when you feel better. Stopping it early may make the infection come back and harder to treat.

Side effects of PB-Cef Tablet

Most side effects do not require any medical attention and disappear as your body adjusts to the medicine. Consult your doctor if they persist or if you’re worried about them

Common side effects of PB-Cef

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

How to use PB-Cef 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. PB-Cef 250mg Tablet is to be taken with food.
Avoid PB-Cef 250mg Tablet with dietary sodium.

How PB-Cef Tablet works

PB-Cef 250mg 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.

Safety Advice

Alcohol
SAFE
Consuming alcohol with PB-Cef 250mg Tablet does not cause any harmful side effects.
Pregnancy
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
PB-Cef 250mg Tablet is generally considered safe to use during pregnancy. Animal studies have shown low or no adverse effects to the developing baby; however, there are limited human studies.
Breastfeeding
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
PB-Cef 250mg Tablet is safe to use during breastfeeding. Human studies suggest that the drug does not pass into the breastmilk in a significant amount and is not harmful to the baby.
Avoid prolonged use of PB-Cef 250mg Tablet, since it may have possible effects such as rash and diarrhea.
Driving
NOT RELEVANT
Not relevant, as PB-Cef 250mg Tablet is intended for use in hospitalised patients.
Kidney
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
There is limited information available on the use of PB-Cef 250mg Tablet in patients with kidney disease. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
There is limited information available on the use of PB-Cef 250mg Tablet in patients with liver disease. Please consult your doctor.

What if you forget to take PB-Cef Tablet?

If you miss a dose of PB-Cef 250mg 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.

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Quick Tips

  • Your doctor has prescribed PB-Cef 250mg 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.
  • 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 PB-Cef 250mg Tablet and inform your doctor immediately if you get a rash, itchy skin, swelling of face and mouth, or have difficulty in breathing.

Fact Box

Chemical Class
Intermediate spectrum {Second generation cephalosporins}
Habit Forming
No
Therapeutic Class
ANTI INFECTIVES
Action Class
Cephalosporins: 2nd generation

Patient Concerns

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Ayurveda
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I am suffering from myopia since the age of 12 years and my glasses no. is -4 But now my near sight is also disturbed I am facing PB with these glasses to read the nearest written words .my dr.are not solving my PB.
Dr. Vishal Maniar
Ophthalmology
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FAQs

Q. How long does PB-Cef 250mg Tablet take to work?

The amount of time PB-Cef 250mg Tablet takes to work depends on the type of infection and response of the patient to the medicine. The antibiotic may start working after you take it but for maximum effect it may require some time. Usually, the symptoms of bacterial infections start to decrease in 48 to 72 hours after starting the medication.

Q. How long should you take PB-Cef 250mg Tablet?

The duration of therapy with PB-Cef 250mg Tablet depends upon the type of infection. It is usually given for 7 days. It ranges from 5 to 10 days and depends on the response of the infection in the patient. Before starting the medication consult a doctor who will prescribe the exact duration of therapy and follow the instructions as given.

Q. Can PB-Cef 250mg Tablet be taken on an empty stomach?

No, PB-Cef 250mg Tablet should not be taken on an empty stomach like other antibiotics of its class. It should be taken twice daily after a meal. Taking PB-Cef 250mg Tablet with food increases the absorption rate of the drug. This further enhances the effectiveness of the medicine to treat the infection.

Q. Can PB-Cef 250mg Tablet treat UTI?

Yes, PB-Cef 250mg Tablet can be used to treat urinary tract infection (UTI). But, it is prescribed only in cases of uncomplicated UTIs for 7 to 10 days. The medication is to be prescribed by the doctor only, self-medication is not advised. The severity of the UTI decides the kind of therapy needed to treat it.

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References

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Country of Origin: India

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