Cefakind 250mg Strip Of 10 Tablets

Cefakind 250mg Strip Of 10 Tablets

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Cefakind 250 MG Description

Cefakind 250 tablet is an antibiotic medicine. It is used to treat various bacterial infections such as infections of the tonsils, throat, sinus, ears, respiratory tract, urinary tract, skin, and soft...
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ContainsCefuroxime(250.0 Mg)
UsesBacterial infections
Side effectsDiarrhoea, nausea, headache, dizziness
ClassificationANTIBIOTIC
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Uses of Cefakind 250 MG

For the treatment of infections of airways, lungs, throat, skin, urinary tract, and gynaecological infections.

Contraindications of Cefakind 250 MG

  • If you are allergic to cefuroxime or other ingredients of Cefakind 250 tablet.
  • If you have experienced an allergic reaction upon the use of certain antibiotics (penicillins, monobactams, carbapenems, or other beta-lactam antibiotics). If you are not sure about these antibiotics ...
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Side effects of Cefakind 250 MG

  • Headache
  • Dizziness
  • Diarrhoea
  • Nausea
  • Stomach pain

Precautions and Warnings of Cefakind 250 MG

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I take Cefakind 250 tablet during pregnancy?
A:
There is no information available on the effect of Cefakind 250 in pregnant women and thus it should only be used if prescribed by the doctor.

Breast Feeding

Q:
Can I take Cefakind 250 tablet while breastfeeding?
A:
Cefakind 250 tablet passes into breast milk in small quantities and can alter the microbial flora of the breastfed baby. Watch for the symptoms of diarrhoea and thrush in the breastfed baby.

Driving

Q:
Can I drive if I have consumed Cefakind 250 tablet ?
A:
You may feel dizzy while on treatment with the Cefakind 250 tablet . Caution is needed while driving or operating machines.

Alcohol

Q:
Can I consume alcohol with Cefakind 250 tablet ?
A:
Although there is no known interaction with alcohol and Cefakind 250 tablet , it is essential to consult your physician if you have a habit of drinking regularly.

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • You develop rashes with blisters and peeling of skin after taking this tablet .
  • You have kidney or liver disease; a dose adjustment may be required.
  • You develop white patches on your mouth after consumption of this tablet .
  • You experience continuous diarrhoea. Immediately stop taking it and report to the hospital.
  • You experience difficulty in breathing, rashes, swelling of the face or mouth after taking this medicine.
  • Cefakind 250 may alter the result of a few blood tests, inform your doctor or lab personnel about it.

Mode of Action of Cefakind 250 MG

How Does It Work?

Cefakind 250 tablet works by stopping bacterial cell wall synthesis, absence of bacterial cell wall will cause the death of bacteria.

Directions for Use of Cefakind 250 MG

  • Cefakind 250 tablet should be taken as directed by your doctor.
  • Swallow it as a whole with a glass of water.
  • Do not cut, break or chew the medicine.
  • It is advisable to take the medicine at a fixed time for optimal results.
  • You should not consume more than the dose prescribed by your doctor.

Interactions of Cefakind 250 MG

Interactions with other medicines

  • Some medicines can affect the way Cefakind 250 tablet works or Cefakind itself can affect the action of certain medicines taken at the same time.
  • Tell your doctor about the medicines, herbals or supplements you are taking or have recently taken or might take to avoid any possible interactions.
  • Especially, if you are taking medicines for an acidity problem, contraceptive pills, medicines for gout and blood thinners. If you are taking contraceptive pills while you are being treated with this ...
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Storage and disposal of Cefakind 250 MG

  • Store Cefakind 250 tablets in a cool and dry place & protect them from sunlight.
  • Keep it out of the reach of children and pets.

Dosage of Cefakind 250 MG

Overdose

Seek emergency medical care if you think you have taken an excessive dose of Cefakind 250.

Missed a Dose

If you have missed taking any dose of Cefakind 250 tablet, take it as soon as you remember. If it's time for your next dose, then skip the missed dose and continue with your regular dosing schedule. D...
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Content Details

WRITTEN BY
doctor

Dr. Nikita Toshi

BDS (Bachelor of Dental Surgery)

REVIEWED BY
doctor

Dr. Ritu Budania

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

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Q: Can I stop taking Cefakind 250 before the prescribed duration?

A: No, you must finish the full course of Cefakind 250 tablet even if you feel better. Stopping the medication can make the infection difficult to treat.

Q: Is Cefakind 250 safe during pregnancy?

A: The safety of Cefakind 250 tablet is not established in pregnant women. You should take advice from your doctor before taking this medicine if you are pregnant or may be pregnant.

Q: Can I take Cefakind 250 for urinary tract infection (UTI)?

A: Yes, Cefakind 250 can be used for the treatment of UTI. However, you should not self-medicate with an antibiotic and always use it under medical supervision.

Q: What is Cefakind 250 used for?

A: Cefakind 250 tablet is an antibiotic medicine, it is used for the treatment of bacterial infection in various body parts such as lungs, tonsils, airways, genitals, skin and urinary tract.

Q: Can Cefakind 250 be used for cough?

A: Cough or sore throat can be due to a viral infection or any other reason. Cefakind is an antibiotic and may not be effective against it. A doctor will prescribe the appropriate antibiotic after diagnosis.

Q: Can Cefakind 250 be used for typhoid fever?

A: Yes, Cefakind 250 can be used in typhoid fever. Typhoid is an infection caused by the bacteria Salmonella typhi and it usually spreads via contaminated water and food. However, it is advised to self-prescribe any antibiotic in any case. Consult the doctor before taking any antibiotic.

Q: Is Cefakind 250 an antibiotic?

A: Yes, Cefakind 250 tablet is an antibiotic medicine effective against various bacterial infections.

Q: When should I take Cefakind 250 tablet?

A: It is recommended to take Cefakind 250 with food to prevent stomach upset. However, you can take this medicine with or without food but at a fixed time to gain optimal benefit.

Q: Can Cefakind 250 be used for tooth infections?

A: Yes, Cefakind 250 tablet can be used for treating tooth infections only if recommended by your doctor. Take this medicine in the exact dose and duration as prescribed. Do not take more than the recommended dose.

Q: Can I take Cefakind 250 with alcohol?

A: There is no known interaction between alcohol and Cefakind 250 tablet. Ask your doctor for advice on the use of alcohol with this medicine.
Product Details
Brand
CEFAKIND
Country of Origin
India
Last Updated on: 18 May 2022 | 12:47 PM (IST)

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