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Cefakind 500mg Strip Of 10 Tablets
Cefakind 500mg Strip Of 10 Tablets
Cefakind 500mg Strip Of 10 Tablets
Cefakind 500mg Strip Of 10 Tablets
Cefakind 500mg Strip Of 10 Tablets

Cefakind 500mg Strip Of 10 Tablets

By MANKIND PHARMACEUTICALS LTD
10 Tablet(s) in Strip
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MRP 399.90
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Cefakind 500 MG Description

Cefakind 500 tablet is an antibiotic medicine. It is used to treat bacterial infections of the tonsils, throat, sinus, ears, respiratory tract, urinary tract, skin, and soft tissue. It contains cefur

oxime as its active component. Cefakind 500 works by preventing the cell wall synthesis of bacteria, which ultimately causes the death of bacteria. Take Cefakind 500 tablet in the exact dose and duration as prescribed by your doctor. You should preferably take it after meals. Do not stop taking this medicine even if you feel better within a few days. Always finish the course of prescribed antibiotic medicines for effective treatment. If you experience common side effects like diarrhoea after taking Cefakind 500 tablet, it is suggested to drink enough fluids and stay hydrated. Not everyone gets these side effects and they usually go away with time. Inform your doctor if these symptoms are severe or do not go away. Do not take this medicine if you are allergic to any of its components. Before starting Cefakind 500 tablet, inform your doctor if you are pregnant, planning on becoming pregnant, or breastfeeding and about your complete medical history. Also, inform the doctor about all other medicines and supplements you take.

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Product Summary

Offer Price₹339.91
You Save₹59.99 (15% on MRP)
ContainsCefuroxime(500.0 Mg)
UsesBacterial infections
Side effectsHeadache, dizziness, nausea, stomach pain, diarrhoea
TherapyANTIBIOTIC
molecules
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uses

Uses of Cefakind 500 MG

Bacterial infections of the ears, throat, skin, soft tissue, sinus, urinary tract, reproductive organs and respiratory tract.
contraindications

Contraindications of Cefakind 500 MG

  • If you are allergic to cefuroxime or any other ingredients of Cefakind 500 tablet.
  • If you have a history of a severe allergic reaction to penicillin, monobactams, carbapenems, or other beta-lactam antibiotics.
sideEffects

Side effects of Cefakind 500 MG

  • Headache
  • Dizziness
  • Nausea
  • Stomach pain
  • Diarrhoea
precautionsAndWarnings

Precautions and Warnings of Cefakind 500 MG

pregnancy

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I take Cefakind 500 tablet during pregnancy?
A:
You should consult your doctor before using Cefakind 500 tablet as there is limited information about its safety during pregnancy. Your doctor will only prescribe you this medicine if considered essential after assessing the benefits and need.
breastfeeding

Breast Feeding

Q:
Can I take Cefakind 500 tablet while breastfeeding?
A:
Cefakind passes into human milk in small amounts and may cause some side effects. Thus you should consult your doctor before using this medicine during breastfeeding. Watch for the symptoms like diarrhoea in the breastfed baby.
driving

Driving

Q:
Can I drive if I have consumed Cefakind 500 tablet?
A:
Cefakind 500 tablet can make you dizzy and you should avoid driving if you do not feel well or are unable to be alert.
alcohol

Alcohol

Q:
Can I consume alcohol with Cefakind 500 tablet?
A:
There is no known interaction between alcohol and Cefakind 500 tablet.
otherGeneralWarnings

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • You have kidney disease.
  • You develop white patches in your mouth.
  • You develop rash with blisters and peeling of the skin.
  • If you experience continuous diarrhoea, you should immediately stop taking it and consult a doctor.
  • You have difficulty in breathing or develop skin rash, swelling of face or mouth after taking Cefakind 500 tablets.
  • Cefakind 500 tablet is not recommended for children aged under 3 months.
directionsForUse

Directions for Use of Cefakind 500 MG

  • Cefakind 500 tablets should be taken as directed by your doctor.
  • Swallow it whole with a glass of water, after your meal to avoid stomach discomfort.
  • It would be best if you took it at a fixed time for optimal results.
storageAndDisposal

Storage and disposal of Cefakind 500 MG

  • Store Cefakind 500 tablets in a cool and dry place.
  • Keep it away from children and pets.
dosage

Dosage of Cefakind 500 MG

Overdose

An overdose of Cefakind 500 may affect your brain function and can lead fits and coma. If you experience any of these symptoms or think you have taken an excessive dose of Cefakind 500 tablets, contac...
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Missed a Dose

If you miss any dose of Cefakind 500 tablet, take it as soon as you remember. However, if it is time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and continue with your regular dose schedule. Do not take ...
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modeOfAction

Mode of Action of Cefakind 500 MG

How Does It Work?

Cefakind 500 tablet works by stopping bacterial cell wall synthesis. The absence of a bacterial cell wall results in the death of bacteria.
interactions

Interactions of Cefakind 500 MG

Interactions with other medicines

  • You should not take Cefakind 500 tablets with your acidity medicines.
  • Concomitant use of Cefakind 500 tablet along with contraceptive pills may cause the failure of contraceptive pills. If you are taking contraceptive pills while you are being treated with this medicine...
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  • Medicines used to treat gout (probenecid) and medicines used to thin your blood (warfarin) should be used with caution along this medicine.
  • You should always tell the doctor if you are taking any other medicines, herbal preparation and supplements to avoid any interaction.

Content Details

WRITTEN BY
doctor

Dr. Arpit Verma

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

REVIEWED BY
doctor

Dr. Ritu Budania

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

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Q: What is Cefakind 500 tablet used for?

A: Cefakind 500 tablet is used to treat different types of bacterial infections of the respiratory tract, skin, ears, throat, soft tissue, sinus, urinary tract, etc.

Q: Can I stop taking Cefakind 500 tablet before the prescribed duration?

A: No, you must finish the full course of treatment with Cefakind 500 tablets even if you feel better. Stopping the medication can make the infection harder to treat (antibiotic resistance) and may result in re-infection.

Q: How long should I take the Cefakind 500 tablet?

A: The dose and duration of treatment depend upon the cause of infection and response to the treatment. Do not stop taking Cefakind if you feel better, complete the full course as stopping the treatment in between can result in antibiotic resistance and infection may reoccur.

Q: Is Cefakind an antibiotic?

A: Yes, Cefakind 500 tablet is an antibiotic medicine useful for treating various bacterial infections.

Q: What are the side effects of Cefakind 500 tablet?

A: The common side effects of Cefakind 500 tablets are diarrhoea, nausea, stomach pain, headache and dizziness. These are usually temporary, but if the side effects persist or there is no improvement in your condition, inform your doctor immediately.

Q: Can Cefakind 500 tablet be taken on an empty stomach?

A: No, Cefakind 500 tablet should be taken with or after your meals to avoid stomach discomfort.

Q: I have a fever and cold, can I take Cefakind 500 tablet?

A: No, Cefakind 500 tablet is an antibiotic and reserved for severe infections. This medicine should be taken only if your doctor considers it essential for you. Also, Cefakind 500 tablet is not meant for viral infections.

Q: Is Cefakind 500 tablet effective?

A: Cefakind 500 tablet is effective if taken at dose and duration advised by your doctor. If you stop taking the tablet once you start feeling good, it may lead to the recurrence of infection.

Q: Can Cefakind 500 be used for sore throat?

A: No, sore throat is usually caused due to a viral infection. Cefakind 500 is an antibiotic and may not be effective against it.

Q: Can I take Cefakind 500 for UTI (Urinary Tract Infection)?

A: Yes, it can be taken for UTI. However, take this medicine only after consulting a doctor. Do not self-medicate with antibiotics in any case and should be strictly used under medical supervision.
Last Updated on: 17 August 2022 | 11:40 AM (IST)
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