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    Information about Cefditoren

    Cefditoren uses

    Cefditoren 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.

    How cefditoren works

    Cefditoren is an antibiotic. It works by preventing the formation of the bacterial protective covering which is essential for the survival of bacteria in the human body.

    Common side effects of cefditoren

    Nausea, Diarrhoea, Allergic reaction

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    Expert advice for Cefditoren

    • Your doctor has prescribed Cefditoren 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 Cefditoren 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, Cefditoren can interact with your medications and increase your bleeding tendencies.

    Frequently asked questions for Cefditoren


    Q. What is Cefditoren (Pivoxil) and what is it used for?

    Cefditoren or Cefditoren (Pivoxil) is a cephalosporin antibiotic which is used to treat diseases caused due to several bacterial infections such as exacerbation of chronic bronchitis (sudden worsening of symptoms due to bacterial infection in windpipe), community-acquired pneumonia (lung infection developed in the person who was not in the hospital), sore throat (pharyngitis), inflammation of tonsils (tonsillitis), and uncomplicated skin and skin-structure infections.

    Content on this page was last updated on 15 December, 2017, by Dr. Varun Gupta (MD Pharmacology)