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.
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.
Information last updated by Dr. Varun Gupta, MD Pharmacology on 7th Feb 2019. The medicine details are for information purpose only. Consult a doctor before taking any medicine.