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.
Oftum Products side effects
Side Effects of Oftum are Rash, Vomiting, Allergic reaction, Increased liver enzymes, Nausea, Injection site reaction, Diarrhea.
Yes, the use of Oftum 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 Oftum doesn't work for me?
Talk to your doctor if Oftum doesn't seem to work for you. Your doctor may increase the dose of Oftum or switch you to an alternate option, which may work for you.
Q. How long does Oftum take to work?
Usually, Oftum 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 Oftum when my symptoms are relieved?
No, do not stop taking Oftum 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 23rd Mar 2019. The medicine details are for information purpose only. Consult a doctor before taking any medicine.