Cetil 250mg (Cefuroxime Tablet)
Cefuroxime 250mg Tablet (Ceftin alternative)
|Generic Name||Cefuroxime Axetil|
Cetil 250 mg(Cefuroxime tablet)
Cetil 250 mg is an oral medication containing antibacterial agent cephalosporin antibiotic cefuroxime as the active ingredient, which is active against a wide range of bacteria. It is effective against the following medical conditions:
- Respiratory infection of the nose, ear, and throat infections, such as sinusitis, otitis media, pharyngitis, and tonsillitis.
- Lower respiratory tract infections including acute bronchitis, pneumonia, and acute exacerbation of bronchitis
- Skin and soft tissue infections such as impetigo, pyoderma, and furunculosis
- Urinary tract infections including urethritis, cystitis, and pyelonephritis
- Lyme disease and subsequent prevention of late Lyme disease in adults and children over twelve years old.
Cetil 250 mg is the oral drug formulation having an antibacterial agent cefuroxime 250mg tablet, as its active ingredient. It belongs to a group of antibiotic medications known as cephalosporins. Antibacterial drugs like Cetil treat only bacterial infections; it does not treat viral infections such as the common cold. You may feel better early during the initial days of the treatment, and antibiotic medicine should be used as prescribed by the doctor. Misuse or excessive usage could lead to the growth of bacteria growth that the medication will not destroy. The condition is often referred to as resistance. This means the antibiotic drug may not work for you in the future. Being an antibacterial agent, Cefuroxime stops the growth or kills the bacteria responsible for causing infections. The bacterial infection clears up if you properly take medicine.
The usual course of Cetil therapy is 5 to 10 days. Take the tablet after food for optimum absorption. For most infections, 250 mg twice daily is the recommended dose. Therefore, the tablets should not be crushed and unsuitable for treating younger children who cannot swallow tablets. In such patients, the oral suspension is the ideal solution. Speak to a doctor if you are looking to treat your kid’s bacterial infection. There is no evidence of safety and effectiveness in children under the age of there months. The antibiotic medication is the primary excreted in the kidneys. If you have impaired renal function, your doctor may reduce your dose to compensate for its slower excretion.
Patients with known hypersensitivity to antibiotics should not take Cetil 250 mg. Those who are allergic to penicillin should take special care while using the antibiotic drug. Like other antibiotic drugs, Cefuroxime may lead to the overgrowth of candida. Long term usage may lead to overgrowth of another organism may require discontinuation of the treatment. A type of colitis has been reported with the use of antibiotic medications. The condition may range in severity from mild to life-threatening. Therefore, it is important to make a diagnosis in patients experiences diarrhoea while receiving antibiotic therapy. If diarrhoea or abdominal cramps persist for a longer duration, discontinue treatment, and speak to your doctor.
Medicines which reduce gastric acidity should be avoided. Cefuroxime may affect the gut flora, which causes a significant reduction in estrogen levels and reduces oral contraceptive effectiveness. Other drugs such as Probenecid, used to treat several conditions, including gout, and kidney stones, should be avoided. Taking this drug, combined with cefuroxime may increase your antibiotic medication amount.
Side Effects of Cetil 250 mg
Side effects associated with the use of Cetil 250 mg are generally mild to moderate in nature. The side effects may vary according to the indication. The oral medication may cause common side effects such as nausea, diarrhoea, and vomiting. If these are mild and disappear after some time, then it is fine, but speak to your doctor if any of these become troublesome. Call your doctor straight away if you develop serious side effects. Inform your doctor if your symptoms feel troublesome or life-threatening or if you think you need a medical emergency. Serious side effects include a rare allergic reaction, and the symptoms include trouble breathing, hives, swelling of your face, tongue, lips, or throat.