Zemetril 500mg Tablet

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Glaxo SmithKline Pharmaceuticals Ltd

Composition for Zemetril 500mg Tablet

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Medicine Overview of Zemetril Tablet

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Uses of Zemetril Tablet

Zemetril 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, ear, bone, blood, abdomen, genital and lungs (pneumonia). It is also used to prevent infections after surgery.
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Side effects of Zemetril Tablet

Common

Nausea, Diarrhoea, Allergic reaction.

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How to use Zemetril 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. Zemetril 500mg Tablet may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.

How Zemetril Tablet works

Zemetril 500mg tablet 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 Zemetril Tablet

Expert advice for Zemetril Tablet

  • Your doctor has prescribed Zemetril 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 Zemetril 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, Zemetril can interact with your medications and increase your bleeding tendencies.
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Warnings
Special precautions for Zemetril 500mg Tablet
Alcohol
SAFE
It is generally safe to consume alcohol with Zemetril 500mg Tablet.
Pregnancy
PROBABLY SAFE
Zemetril 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.
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Lactation
SAFE
Zemetril 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 Zemetril 500mg Tablet, since it may have possible effects such as rash and diarrhea.
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Driving
Zemetril 500mg Tablet may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, tired
, or decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive.
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Kidney
CAUTION
Zemetril 500mg Tablet should be used with caution in patient
s with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Zemetril 500mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
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Liver
SAFE
Zemetril 500mg Tablet is safe to use in patients with liver
disease. No dose adjustment of Zemetril 500mg Tablet is recommended.
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Missed Dosageuses

If you miss a dose of Cefprozil, 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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Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions for Zemetril 500mg Tablet

Frequently asked questions for Cefprozil

Q. Is cefprozil same as penicillin/ or related to penicillin or contain penicillin?
Beta-lactam group of antibiotics and cross sensitivity has been demonstrated
No, Zemetril is not a sulpha based drug
Q. Is cefprozil stronger than amoxicillin?
Such comparisons between antibiotics cannot be drawn as these medicines are used for different indications depending on the doctor's clinical experience
Yes, Zemetril is prescribed for strep throat, sinus infection, and bronchitis
There are no known drug interaction of Zemetril with tylenol (paracetamol), advil (ibuprofen), Nyquil (cold and flu medication), mucinex (guaifenesin) and benadryl
No, Zemetril is mainly indicated for respiratory tract infections caused by susceptible bacteria
No, there no known effects of Zemetril on birth control
Yes, Zemetril may make you feel tired and sleepy.
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