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Cefuroxime Axetil 500 mg + Clavulanic acid 125mg Tablets

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Description

Cefuroxime Axetil 500 mg+ clavulanic acid 125 mg is a broad-spectrum antibiotic( effective against a variety of bacteria). It is generally used to treat infections caused by pathogenic bacteria such as that of the throat, sinus, eyes, and urinary tract.. Lyme disease, bronchitis and typhoid can also be treated with this medicine.The most destructive property bacteria possess is their rapid multiplication in the body.

These tablets are a combination of two drugs- cefuroxime axetil and clavulanic acid. Cefuroxime does not let the bacteria create its cell wall. This lead to inhibited bacterial growth. Clavulanic acid protects cefuroxime from the effect of enzymes meant to destroy the antibiotic secreted from the bacteria. Cefuroxime Axetil 500 mg+ clavulanic acid 125 mg is effective against both types of bacteria- Gram-positive (have no lipid membrane) and gram-negative (have a lipid membrane).

Directions to Use Cefuroxime Axetil 500 mg + Clavulanic acid 125mg Tablets

This medication is to be orally used generally once a day or as directed by the doctor. Do not exceed the required dosage as it may lead to an excessive amount of cefuroxime in the body.Take this medicine with or without food. Take this medication with food to prevent stomach upset.The dosage will be based on th4 severity of the bacterial infection and the body’s ability to fight it off.

It is highly not recommended to stop the usage of any antibiotic before its prescribed dosage is over. Doing so may cause the bacteria to redevelop in the body and cause the infection to come back again.(infection relapse). Consult your doctor for further information. Consult your doctor if you see no improvement after using this Cefuroxime Axetil 500 mg+ clavulanic acid 125 mg medicine for 7-15 days.

Preventive Measures and Drug Warnings

A list of precautions should be kept in mind when using this antibiotic Cefuroxime Axetil 500 mg+ clavulanic acid 125 mg tablets. This may prevent any serious side effects or medical complications..

  1. Before using this medicine make sure you discuss any allergies you have or had to any medicines or antibiotics. Ignoring this may lead to allergic reactions in the body. Refer to the leaflet for more details on the components of the medicine.
  2. Pregnant women should not consume this medicine only under medical consultation to avoid any problems in pregnancy.
  3. Discuss your medical issues, if you have any liver or kidney impairment, bowel or intestinal disease, or heart problem with the doctor pre using Cefuroxime Axetil 500 mg+ clavulanic acid 125 mg tablets.
  4. Check the expiry date of the medicine while purchasing this medicine.  Discard the medicine if its date has expired.
  5. Discontinue the use of alcohol or other drugs like cannabis while using the medicine. This may increase the risk of stomach bleeding.
  6. This drug may or may not pass via breastfeeding. Take this medicine only after properly discussing with the doctor
  7. In some cases, this medicine can cause drowsiness to occur. Do not practice any activity which requires attention or focus. Avoid using heavy machinery.
  8. Keep out of reach of children and store in a cool and dry place away from sunlight.

Adverse Effects of Cefuroxime Axetil 500 mg+ Clavulanic Acid 125 mg Tablets.

The side effects of this medicine are classified as common and rare serious side effects.while common side effects are mild and of short durations, serious side effects may prove to be fatal.

Common side effects are as follows:

  • Nausea
  • Vomiting
  • Indigestion
  • Constipation
  • Bloating

Serious side effects which need medical attention promptly are:

  • Burning sensation
  • Pain while urinating
  • Troublesome breathing
  • Persistent vomiting
  • Irregular heartbeat

 

FAQs Related to Cefuroxime Axetil 500 mg+ Clavulanic Acid 125 mg Tablets

Q1. Can we use Cefuroxime Axetil 500 mg+ clavulanic acid 125 mg in children suffering from a sinus infection?

It is not recommended to use this medicine in children without a proper prescription from the doctor.

Q2. Can this Medicine cure flu or viral infections also?

No this medicine is only effective against bacterial infections, not viral infections.

Q3. Can Cefuroxime Axetil 500 mg+ clavulanic acid 125 mg tablets cause nausea and vomiting?

In some cases, Cefuroxime Axetil 500 mg+ clavulanic acid 125 mg tablets can cause nausea and vomiting as well.

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