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Sofa -500 LB Tablet

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Product introduction

Sofa -500 LB Tablet is a combination medicine that is used to treat various types of bacterial infections. It fights against the microorganisms to prevent their growth and further spread of the infection. It also prevents diarrhea which may occur as side effect of this medicine.

Sofa -500 LB Tablet should only be administered under the supervision of a healthcare professional. Do not miss any scheduled appointments for taking this medicine. The course of the treatment must be completed even if you feel better. Sudden discontinuation of the treatment may affect the potency of the medicine.

Some common side effects of this medicine are nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, indigestion, etc. If any of the side effects get aggravated, you must consult your doctor immediately. If you experience any allergic reaction (rashes, itching, swelling, shortness of breath, etc.), you must seek immediate medical help.

Before taking this medicine, you should tell your doctor if you are taking any medicines for any health condition. Pregnant or breastfeeding women should also consult with their doctor before taking it. Avoid drinking alcohol as it can cause excessive drowsiness with this medicine. It usually does not impair your ability to drive, but you should not drive if it makes you feel sleepy or dizzy. You must take adequate rest for a faster recovery, also take a healthy diet and drink plenty of water. Your doctor may ask for a few laboratory and diagnostic tests to know the effects of the medicine on your body.

Uses of Sofa-LB Tablet

Benefits of Sofa-LB Tablet

In Bacterial infections

Sofa -500 LB Tablet is a medicine that helps to kill the bacteria that cause different infections and treats your infection. It also contains beneficial bacteria that protect the inner layers of your stomach and intestines. This medicine can relieve frequent loose motions and also help you to stay well by preventing them from coming back. It usually makes you feel better within a few days, but you should continue taking it as prescribed even when you feel better to make sure that all bacteria are killed and do not become resistant.

Side effects of Sofa-LB 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 Sofa-LB

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

How to use Sofa-LB 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. Sofa -500 LB Tablet is to be taken with food.

How Sofa-LB Tablet works

Sofa -500 LB Tablet is a combination of two medicines: Cefuroxime and Lactobacillus. Cefuroxime is an antibiotic. It works by preventing the formation of the bacterial protective covering which is essential for the survival of bacteria. This treats your infection, but may upset your digestive system by killing healthy gut bacteria as well. Lactobacillus is added to restore the balance of healthy bacteria.

Safety advice

Alcohol
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
It is not known whether it is safe to consume alcohol with Sofa -500 LB Tablet. Please consult your doctor.
Pregnancy
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Information regarding the use of Sofa -500 LB Tablet during pregnancy is not available. Please consult your doctor.
Breast feeding
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Sofa -500 LB 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.
Driving
NOT RELEVANT
Not relevant, as Sofa -500 LB Tablet is intended for use in hospitalised patients.
Kidney
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
There is limited information available on the use of Sofa -500 LB Tablet in patients with kidney disease. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
There is limited information available on the use of Sofa -500 LB Tablet in patients with liver disease. Please consult your doctor.

What if you forget to take Sofa-LB Tablet?

If you miss a dose of Sofa -500 LB 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

  • Sofa -500 LB Tablet must be taken with food to avoid stomach upset or indigestion.
  • Do not skip any dose and finish the course as suggested by the doctor.
  • It is advisable to stay hydrated and drink plenty of water to overcome medicine side effects.
  • Use caution while driving or doing anything that requires concentration as Sofa -500 LB Tablet can cause drowsiness and sleepiness.
  • Discontinue Sofa -500 LB 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

Habit Forming
No
Therapeutic Class
ANTI INFECTIVES

Patient concerns

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Suffering from sever daoirrea and abdominal pain. With fever and cold. So please advice me what medicine I will take pls
Dr. Pushkar Mani
Physician
norflox M LB teice daily for 3 days and paracetamol 500 mg thrice daily for 2 days Than SOS, cetrizine 10 mg twice daily for 3 days
Severe psin in throat due to tonsil attack.unable to take food n even vomit .throat quite dry n congestion felt which unable to take out.docctor prescruptio attached
Dr. Vijay Verma
ENT
take clavric LB 625 mg three times a day instead of twice rest medicine to continue same
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FAQs

Q. What if I don't get better after using Sofa -500 LB Tablet?

Inform your doctor if you don't feel better after finishing the full course of treatment. Also, inform him if your symptoms are getting worse while using this medicine.

Q. Can I stop taking Sofa -500 LB Tablet when I feel better?

No, do not stop taking Sofa -500 LB Tablet and complete the full course of treatment even if you feel better. Your symptoms may improve before the infection is completely cured.

Q. What if I miss my dose?

Take Sofa -500 LB Tablet as soon you remember it. However, do not take it if it's almost time for your next dose. Also, do not take an extra dose to make up for your missed dose.

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References

  1. Cefuroxime axetil. Camberley, Surrey: Sandoz Limited; 2005 [revised 07 Jul. 2016]. [Accessed 10 Apr. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link
  2. Drugs.com. Lactobacillus acidophilus. [Accessed 09 Apr. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link
  3. ScienceDirect. Lactobacillus. [Accessed 09 Apr. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link

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