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Sonocef 500 mg Tablet

Bison Biotec Pvt Ltd

Composition for Sonocef 500 mg Tablet

Prescription Required

Primary uses of Sonocef 500 mg Tablet

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414
₹69/Tablet
6 tablets in 1 strip
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Medicine Overview of Sonocef Tablet

Uses of Sonocef Tablet

Sonocef 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.

Sonocef Tablet side effects

Common

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

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

How Sonocef Tablet works

Sonocef 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 Sonocef Tablet

Expert advice for Sonocef Tablet

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

What if you miss a dose of Sonocef Tablet?uses

If you miss a dose of Sonocef 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 Sonocef Tablet

Frequently asked questions about Cefuroxime

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