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Composition for Cefactin Products

Cefactin Products are primarily used for

About Cefactin Products

Uses of Cefactin Products

Cefuroxime is used in the treatment of bacterial infections. It is used for the treatment of bacterial infections of urinary tract, skin and soft tissue, blood, and lungs (pneumonia). It is also used to prevent infections after surgery.

Cefactin Products side effects


Side Effects of Cefactin are Rash, Vomiting, Allergic reaction, Increased liver enzymes, Nausea, Injection site reaction, Diarrhea.

How Cefactin Products work

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

In Depth Information for Cefactin Products

Expert advice for Cefactin Products

  • Your doctor has prescribed Cefactin 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 come back and harder to treat.
  • Take it with food to avoid an upset stomach.
  • Avoid consuming alcohol while taking Cefactin as it may cause increased side effects.
  • Diarrhea may occur as a side effect but should stop when your course is complete. Inform your doctor if it does not  stop or if you find blood in your stools.
  • Discontinue Cefactin and inform your doctor immediately if you get a rash, itchy skin, swelling of face and mouth, or have difficulty in breathing.

Patient Concerns about Cefactin Products

Frequently asked questions about Cefactin Products

Frequently asked questions about Cefuroxime

Q. Can the use of Cefactin cause diarrhea?
Yes, the use of Cefactin can cause diarrhea. It is an antibiotic which kills the harmful bacteria. However, it also affects the helpful bacteria in your stomach or intestine and causes diarrhea. If diarrhea persists, talk to your doctor about it.
Q. What if Cefactin doesn't work for me?
Talk to your doctor if Cefactin doesn't seem to work for you. Your doctor may increase the dose of Cefactin or switch you to an alternate option, which may work for you.
Q. How long does Cefactin take to work?
Usually, Cefactin starts working soon after taking it. However, it may take some days to kill all the harmful bacteria and make you feel better.
Q. Can I stop taking Cefactin when my symptoms are relieved?
No, do not stop taking Cefactin and complete the full course of treatment even if you feel better. Your symptoms may improve before the infection is completely cured.

Products for Cefactin

Cefactin 500mg Tablet
strip of 4 tablets
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Cefactin 250mg Tablet
strip of 4 tablets
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