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Ceftaroline Fosamil

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Ceftaroline Fosamil Uses

Ceftaroline Fosamil is used in the treatment of pneumonia.

How Ceftaroline Fosamil works

Ceftaroline Fosamil is an antibiotic. It kills bacteria by preventing them from forming the bacterial protective covering (cell wall) which is needed for them to survive.

Common side effects of Ceftaroline Fosamil

Diarrhea, Nausea, Rash, Vomiting, Fever
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Expert advice for Ceftaroline Fosamil

  • Your doctor has prescribed Ceftaroline Fosamil 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 Ceftaroline Fosamil 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.

Frequently asked questions for Ceftaroline Fosamil

Ceftaroline Fosamil

Q. What is Ceftaroline Fosamil?

Ceftaroline Fosamil is a new antibiotic, which belongs to the class of 5th generation cephalosporins. It is indicated for the treatment of community acquired pnemonia. It works by killing the harmful bacteria that causes pneumonia.

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