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Cetil 500mg Tablet
Cetil 500mg Tablet

Cetil 500mg Tablet

10 Tablet(s) in Strip
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Cetil 500 MG Description

Cetil 500 tablet is used to treat bacterial infections of tonsils, throat, sinus, ears, respiratory tract, urinary tract and infections of the skin and soft tissue. It contains cefuroxime, which belo

ngs to the cephalosporin class of antibiotics. It works by inhibiting the cell wall synthesis of bacteria, which ultimately causes the death of bacteria. You should take this medicine only after consulting with your doctor and self-medication should be avoided. Do not Cetil if you are allergic to penicillins or beta-lactam antibiotics. Inform your doctor about all other medicines, over the counter products and herbal preparations you are taking before starting the treatment with the Cetil 500 tablet.


Product Summary

Offer Price₹858.50
You Save₹151.50 (15% on MRP)
ContainsCefuroxime(500.0 Mg)
UsesBacterial infection
Side effectsDiarrhoea, nausea, headache, dizziness, stomach pain
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Uses of Cetil 500 MG

Cetil 500 tablet is used to treat the airway, lung, throat, skin, urinary tract and gynaecological infection.

Contraindications of Cetil 500 MG

  • If you are allergic to Cefuroxime or any of the other ingredients of Cetil 500.
  • If you have a history of a severe allergic reaction to Penicillin, Monobactams, Carbapenems or other Beta-Lactam antibiotics.

Side effects of Cetil 500 MG

  • Diarrhoea
  • Nausea
  • Headache
  • Dizziness
  • Stomach pain
  • Raised liver enzyme or white blood cells

Precautions and Warnings of Cetil 500 MG



Can I take the Cetil 500 tablet during pregnancy?
The effect of this medicine on the foetus is not known. Do not take this medication if you are pregnant.

Breast Feeding

Can I take the Cetil 500 tablet while breastfeeding?
Cefuroxime passes into the breastmilk in small quantities. Perceive if prescribed by your physician. Watch for diarrhoea and thrush in the breastfed baby.


Can I drive if I have consumed the Cetil 500 tablet?
It may cause dizziness. Hence, caution is advised during driving.


Can I consume alcohol with the Cetil 500 tablet?
There is no known interaction between alcohol and the Cetil 500 tablet. It is essential to consult your physician if you have a habit of regular drinking.

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • 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.
  • You develop rashes with blisters and peeling of skin after taking this tablet.
  • You have kidney or liver disease; dose adjustment may be required.
  • You develop white patches in your mouth after consumption of the Cetil 500 tablet.
  • Cetil 500 tablet may alter the result of a few blood tests, inform your doctor or lab personnel about it.

Mode of Action of Cetil 500 MG

How Does It Work?

Cetil 500 tablet works by stopping bacterial cell wall synthesis; the absence of bacterial cell wall results in the death of bacteria.

Directions for Use of Cetil 500 MG

  • Take this medicine as prescribed by your doctor.
  • Swallow the Cetil 500 tablet as a whole with a glass of water.

Interactions of Cetil 500 MG

Interactions with other medicines

  • Cetil 500 tablet may interact with other medications and provide an altered response to the treatment. Please notify your doctor if you are undergoing any other treatments, over-the-counter medication...
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  • Do not take the Cetil 500 tablet with medicines for acidity as it can reduce the antibiotic action.
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  • Be cautious if you are taking Probenecid (used to treat gout) or blood thinner like Warfarin.

Storage and disposal of Cetil 500 MG

Store the Cetil 500 tablet in a cool and dry place, to protect it from light.

Dosage of Cetil 500 MG


Seek emergency medical care if you think you have taken an overdose of this medicine. Overdose symptoms may include damage to the brain and may cause fits.

Missed a Dose

If you have missed taking any dose of the Cetil 500 tablet, take it as soon as you remember it. If it's time for your next dose, then skip the missed dose and continue with your regular dosing schedul...
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Content Details


Dr. Ritu Budania

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)


Q: I am allergic to Amoxicillin. Can I take Cetil 500?

A: No, if you have an allergy to Amoxicillin, never take Cetil 500 as it can result in a very severe allergic reaction. Always inform your doctor about your allergies.

Q: Can I stop taking Cetil before the prescribed duration?

A: No, you must finish the full course of treatment even if you feel better. Stopping the medication can make the infection harder to treat.

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

A: The dose and duration of treatment depend upon the cause of infection and response to the treatment. Do not stop taking this medicine 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 Cetil 500 tablet an antibiotic?

A: Yes, the Cetil 500 tablet is an antibiotic medicine.

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

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

Q: Can I take Cetil 500 for COVID-19?

A: No, you should not take any medicine to treat or prevent COVID-19. You should immediately visit the doctor and take the appropriate medicines prescribed by the doctor.

Q: Can I take Cetil 500 for the common cold and flu?

A: No, you should not self-medicate with any antibiotic medicine. However, the common cold and flu are may be due to viral infection. So, you should consult a doctor for these conditions and take the prescribed antibiotics only.

Q: When should I take Cetil 500?

A: Cetil 500 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: What is the use of Cetil 500 medicine?

A: Cetil 500 tablet is used to treat the airway, lung, throat, skin, urinary tract and gynaecological infection. You should take this medicine only after consulting with your doctor and self-medication should be avoided
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