CEFTAS 400 MG TABLET

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Generic : Cefixime (400mg)

Treatment : Bacterial Infection

Pack size  : 10 (Tablet)

Manufacturer : Intas Pharmaceuticals Ltd

Made In : INDIA

UNIT PRICE

$4.30

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PRODUCT INTRODUCTION

Ceftas 400 Tablet DT is an antibiotic belonging that is used to treat a variety of bacterial infections. It is effective in infections of the respiratory tract (eg. pneumonia), urinary tract, ear, nasal sinus, throat, and some sexually transmitted diseases.

Ceftas 400 Tablet DT should be given under the supervision of a doctor or health professional. Use it regularly at evenly spaced intervals as per the schedule prescribed by your doctor. Using it at the same time every day will help you remember to take it. The dose will depend on what you are being treated for, but you should always complete the full course of this antibiotic as prescribed by your doctor. Do not stop taking it until you have finished, even when you feel better. If you stop taking it early, some bacteria may survive and the infection may come back or worsen. It will not work for viral infections such as flu or common cold. Using any antibiotic when you do not need it can make it less effective for future infections.

Before taking it, you should let your doctor know if you are allergic to any antibiotics or have any kidney or liver problems. You should also let your healthcare team know all other medicines you are taking as they may affect, or be affected by this medicine. This medicine is generally regarded as safe to use during pregnancy and breastfeeding if prescribed by a doctor.

 

BENEFITS OF CEFTAS TABLET DT

In Treatment of Bacterial infections

Ceftas 400 Tablet DT is an antibiotic medicine that works by killing the infection-causing bacteria in your body. It is effective for bacterial infections of the lungs, throat, and urinary tract among others. This medicine usually makes you feel better within a few days, but you should continue taking it as prescribed even when you feel better. Stopping it early may make the infection come back and harder to treat.

 

HOW TO USE CEFTAS TABLET DT

Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Dissolve it in a glass of water before taking it. Ceftas 400 Tablet DT may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.

 

HOW CEFTAS TABLET DT WORKS

Ceftas 400 Tablet DT is an antibiotic. It kills the bacteria by preventing them from forming the bacterial protective covering (cell wall) which is needed for them to survive.

 

SAFETY ADVICE

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Alcohol

SAFE
Consuming alcohol with Ceftas 400 Tablet DT does not cause any harmful side effects.
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Pregnancy

SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Ceftas 400 Tablet DT is generally considered safe to use during pregnancy. Animal studies have shown low or no adverse effects to the developing baby; however, there are limited human studies.
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Breast feeding

SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Ceftas 400 Tablet DT is safe to use during breastfeeding. Human studies suggest that the drug does not pass into the breastmilk in a significant amount and is not harmful to the baby.
Avoid prolonged use of Ceftas 400 Tablet DT, since it may have possible effects such as rash and diarrhea.
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Driving

SAFE
Ceftas 400 Tablet DT does not usually affect your ability to drive.
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Kidney

CAUTION
Ceftas 400 Tablet DT should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Ceftas 400 Tablet DT may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
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Liver

CAUTION
Ceftas 400 Tablet DT should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Ceftas 400 Tablet DT may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

 

Interaction with drugs

Using the below medicines along with Ceftas Tablet may reduce the efficacy or cause side effects.

  • BCG VACCINE
  • CHOLERA VACCINE
  • TYPHOID VACCINE
  • WARFARIN
  • CARBAMAZEPINE

 

WHAT IF YOU FORGET TO TAKE CEFTAS TABLET DT?

If you miss a dose of Ceftas 400 Tablet DT, take it as soon as possible. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and go back to your regular schedule. Do not double the dose.

SIDE EFFECTS

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Most side effects do not require any medical attention and disappear as your body adjusts to the medicine. Consult your doctor if they persist or if you’re worried about them

Common side effects of Ceftas

  • Nausea
  • Stomach pain
  • Indigestion
  • Diarrhea

FAQ's

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Q. How long should I take Ceftas 400 Tablet DT?

Ceftas 400 Tablet DT is usually prescribed for 7-14 days. You should take it for the full duration of your treatment as advised by your doctor.

Q. What if I do not get better after using Ceftas 400 Tablet DT?

Inform your doctor if you do not feel better even after finishing the full course of treatment. You must also inform your doctor if the symptoms get worse while using this medicine.

Q. Can the use of Ceftas 400 Tablet DT cause diarrhea?

Yes, the use of Ceftas 400 Tablet DT can cause diarrhea. Ceftas 400 Tablet DT is an antibiotic which kills the harmful bacteria, but it can also affect the helpful bacteria in your stomach or intestine and cause diarrhea. If diarrhea persists, talk to your doctor about it.

Q. Is Ceftas 400 Tablet DT effective?

Ceftas 400 Tablet DT is effective if used in the dose and duration advised by your doctor. Do not stop taking it even if you see improvement in your condition. If you stop using Ceftas 400 Tablet DT too early, the symptoms may return or worsen.

Q. What if I forget to take a dose of Ceftas 400 Tablet DT?

If you forget a dose of Ceftas 400 Tablet DT, take it as soon as you remember. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and take the next scheduled dose. Do not double the dose to make up for the missed one as this may increase the chances of developing side effects.

Q. Is Ceftas 400 Tablet DT safe for the kidneys?

Yes, Ceftas 400 Tablet DT is safe for the kidneys when given alone, but when given along with aminoglycosides (gentamicin, tobramycin) or other cephalosporins antibiotics, it may increase kidney damage. Therefore, it is advised to take this medicine only if prescribed by your doctor.

Q. How long should I take Ceftas 400 Tablet DT?

Ceftas 400 Tablet DT is usually prescribed for 7-14 days. You should take it for the full duration of your treatment as advised by your doctor.

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

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Pack size  – 10

pack form  – tablet

MORE INFORMATION

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 Information Leaflet

Always read the patient information leaflet before commencing treatment.

Important: We advise you to always read the patient information leaflet inside the medication box, as the generic medication may not always entirely match the patient information leaflet listed. Please contact us if you have any questions.

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