Information about Cefetamet

    Cefetamet uses

    Cefetamet 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 cefetamet works

    Cefetamet 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.

    Common side effects of cefetamet

    Nausea, Diarrhoea, Allergic reaction

    Available Medicine for Cefetamet

    • ₹52
      Alembic Pharmaceuticals Ltd
      1 variant(s)
    • ₹53 to ₹107
      Unichem Laboratories Ltd
      2 variant(s)
    • ₹132 to ₹255
      Zydus Cadila
      2 variant(s)

    Expert advice for Cefetamet

    • Make sure you complete the course even if you start to feel better.
    • Discontinue Cefetamet 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, Cefetamet can interact with your medications and increase your bleeding tendencies.

    Content on this page was last updated on 02 November, 2017, by Dr. Varun Gupta (MD Pharmacology)