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. Cetil 500 tablet contains cefuroxime, which belongs 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 use this medicine 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....
Q: I am allergic to Amoxicillin. Can I take this medicine?
A: No, if you have an allergy to Amoxicillin, never take this medicine as it can result in a very severe allergic reaction.
Always inform your doctor about your allergies.
Q: Can I stop taking this medicine 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.