Q: What should I discuss with my healthcare expert before taking Ceftas 200 tablet?
Inform the doctor about your detailed medical & surgical history.
Inform your doctor if you have liver or kidney disease.
Inform your doctor if you are pregnant, breastfeeding or planning to have a baby.
Q: I was given Ceftas 200 tablet for urinary tract infection, after taking it for two days I am feeling perfectly fine, can I discontinue taking this medicine?
No, this medicine is an antibiotic and antibiotics have to be taken for the complete course as prescribed by your doctor. Though you will be feeling better, some bacteria will still be alive in your system, this can lead to these bacteria becoming resistant to antibiotics. To ensure complete and effective treatment, take medicine for the full course even if you start feeling fine midway....
Q: I have fever and cold, can I take Ceftas 200 tablet?
A: No, Ceftas 200 tablet is a higher antibiotic and reserved for severe infections. This medicine should be taken only if your doctor considers it essential for you. Also, this medicine is not meant for viral infections.
Q: Can I stop taking Ceftas 200 tablet on my own if I feel better?
A: No, do not stop taking this medicine on your own. Complete the entire course of this medicine to avoid antibiotic resistance.
Q: Can I take Ceftas 200 tablet if I have fever?
A: Do not self medicate with Ceftas tablet as it belongs to the higher class of antibiotics and reserved for severe infections. You should only take medicine prescribed by your doctor as the same shall be based on your diagnosis and your medical history.
Q: Can I take Ceftas 200 tablet for stomach infection?
A: No, Ceftas 200 may be effective for controlling stomach infection. Moreover, stomach infection could be due to various reasons; thus, you should not take this medicine for any infection without consulting your doctor.
Q: Why do I experience diarrhoea after taking Ceftas 200 tablet?
A: Antibiotics sometimes can affect the normal bacterial flora of colon along with acting on harmful bacteria. Some of these good bacteria play an important role in digestion and absorption and affecting them can alter these processes. This is why you experience diarrhoea with antibiotic treatment.
Q: Can I start taking Ceftas 200 on my own for a throat infection?
A: No, do not start any antibiotic course on your own. Inappropriate use of antibiotics may increase the risk of the development of drug-resistant bacteria. The doctor will prescribe you the antibiotic medicine depending on the type and severity of the infection.
Q: Can I take Ceftas 200 for viral fever?
A: No, it is not meant for use in viral infection. It is used for the treatment of bacterial infections only.
Q: Is Ceftas 200 a steroid?
A: No, Ceftas 200 is an antibiotic medicine used to treat bacterial infections affecting the lungs, throat and urinary tract - the kidneys, bladder, ureters or urethra.
Q: What is the use of Ceftas 200?
A: Ceftas 200 works by stopping the growth of bacterial cell walls which eventually leads to the death of the bacteria. Thus, used to treat a variety of bacterial infections.
Q: When should I take Ceftas 200?
A: Ceftas 200 can be taken with or without food, as advised by the doctor. However, if you feel stomach discomfort then you can take it with food. But it is advisable to take it regularly at evenly spaced intervals as per the schedule prescribed by your doctor. Taking it at the same time will reduce the chances of missing the dose and it will also help you to get optimum results.
Q: Can I take Ceftas 200 for covid-19?
A: No. You should not take any medicine to treat or prevent covid-19 without consulting a doctor. If you have been tested positive with covid-19 immediately inform your doctor. The doctor will prescribe you the appropriate medicine based on the severity of the underlying condition and medical history.