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Forcef 500mg Strip Of 10 Tablets

Forcef 500mg Strip Of 10 Tablets

By ARISTO PHARMACEUTICALS PVT LTD
10 Tablet(s) in Strip
420.75*
MRP 495.00
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Forcef 500 MG Description

Forcef 500mg tablet is used in treating bacterial infections of the tonsils, throat, sinus, ears, respiratory tract, urinary tract and infections of the skin and soft tissue. It contains cefuroxime,

which belongs to a group of antibiotic medicines. Cefuroxime works by inhibiting the cell wall synthesis of bacteria, which ultimately cause the death of bacteria. You should take the medicine only after consulting with the doctor and self-medication should be avoided. Forcef 500mg tablet should be taken as directed by the doctor and in doses and duration as prescribed. Always complete the course of the medicine as prescribed by the doctor, abruptly stopping the treatment might result in treatment failure and symptoms might redevelop. Inform your doctor if you are pregnant, planning a pregnancy or breastfeeding and about all the medicines and supplements you take and all the conditions or diseases you suffer from, before starting Forcef 500mg tablet.

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Product Summary

Offer Price₹420.75
You Save₹74.25 (15% on MRP)
ContainsCefuroxime(500.0 Mg)
UsesBacterial infections
Side effectsHeadache, dizziness, nausea
TherapyANTIBIOTIC
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uses

Uses of Forcef 500 MG

Forcef 500mg tablet is used for the treatment of bacterial infections of the tonsils, throat, sinus, ears, respiratory tract, urinary tract and infections of the skin and soft tissue.
contraindications

Contraindications of Forcef 500 MG

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

Side effects of Forcef 500 MG

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

Precautions and Warnings of Forcef 500 MG

pregnancy

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I take Forcef 500mg tablet during pregnancy?
A:
There is limited information about the effect of Forcef 500mg tablet on pregnancy. Thus, it is recommended not to take the medicine, unless prescribed by the doctor.
breastfeeding

Breast Feeding

Q:
Can I take Forcef 500mg tablet while breastfeeding?
A:
Cefuroxime passes into breast milk in small quantities. You should take Forcef 500mg tablet only if prescribed by the physician. Watch for diarrhoea in the breastfed baby.
driving

Driving

Q:
Can I drive if I have consumed Forcef 500mg tablet?
A:
You may experience dizziness after taking the Forcef 500mg tablet, avoid driving if you feel dizzy.
alcohol

Alcohol

Q:
Can I consume alcohol with Forcef 500mg tablet?
A:
You should avoid consuming alcohol while taking the Forcef 500mg tablet, as it may worsen the side effects of this medicine.
otherGeneralWarnings

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 a rash with blisters and peeling of skin
  • You have kidney disease
  • You develop white patches in your mouth
modeOfAction

Mode of Action of Forcef 500 MG

How Does It Work?

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

Directions for Use of Forcef 500 MG

  • Forcef 500mg 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 would be best if you took it at a fixed time for optimal results.
  • You should not consume it more than that prescribed by your doctor.
interactions

Interactions of Forcef 500 MG

Interactions with other medicines

  • Do not take Forcef 500 medicine along with your acidity medicines.
  • It may cause the failure of contraceptive pills (OC pills). If you are taking the contraceptive pill while you are being treated with the medicine, you also need to use a barrier method of contracepti...
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  • Some medicines can affect the way Forcef 500mg tablet works, or Forcef 500mg tablet itself may reduce the effectiveness of other medicines taken at the same time.
  • Tell the doctor about the medicines, supplements, or herbals you are currently taking or might take to avoid possible interaction.
  • Especially if you are taking medicines to treat high blood pressure, heart failure, high/abnormal cholesterol levels, blood thinners, anti-infectives, anti-diabetics, anti-asthmatics, pain killers, im...
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storageAndDisposal

Storage and disposal of Forcef 500 MG

  • Store Forcef 500mg tablet in a cool and dry place, protect it from direct sunlight.
  • Keep it out of reach of children and pets.
dosage

Dosage of Forcef 500 MG

Overdose

Seek emergency medical care if you think you have taken an overdose of Forcef 500mg tablet. Overdose symptoms may include damage to the brain and may cause fits.

Missed a Dose

  • If you missed any dose of Forcef 500mg 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.
  • Do not take a double dose of medicine to compensate for the missed one.

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: 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 entire course of treatment even if you feel better. Stopping the medication can result in treatment failure and reoccurrence of the symptoms.

Q: How long should I take Forcef 500mg 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 Forcef 500mg tablet an antibiotic?

A: Yes, Forcef 500mg tablet is an antibiotic medicine.

Q: What are the side effects of Forcef 500mg tablet?

A: The common side effects of Forcef 500mg 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 the Forcef 500 for fever and cold?

A: No, Forcef 500 contains cefuroxime which 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 effective in viral infections.

Q: Can I take the Forcef 500 for COVID-19?

A: You should not take any medicine to treat or prevent COVID-19 on your own. You must immediately consult a doctor if you are having symptoms of COVID-19.

Q: What is Forcef 500mg tablet used for?

A: Forcef 500mg tablet is used for the treatment of bacterial infections of the tonsils, throat, sinus, ears, respiratory tract, urinary tract and infections of the skin and soft tissue.

Q: Is Forcef safe for pregnancy?

A: There is limited information about the effect of Forcef 500mg tablet on pregnancy. Thus, it is recommended not to take the medicine, unless prescribed by the doctor.

Q: Is Forcef 500 a steroid?

A: No, Forcef 500 is not a steroid. It contains cefuroxime, which belongs to a group of antibiotic medicines that are used for the treatment of bacterial infections of the tonsils, throat, sinus, ears, respiratory tract, urinary tract and infections of the skin and soft tissue.
Product Details
Brand
FORCEF
Expires on or After
29/06/2024
Last Updated on: 16 Mar 2022 | 11:42 AM (IST)
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