Forcef Cv 500mg Tablet
Forcef Cv 500mg Tablet
Forcef Cv 500mg Tablet
Forcef Cv 500mg Tablet
Forcef Cv 500mg Tablet

Forcef Cv 500mg Tablet

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Cefuroxime(500.0 Mg) + Clavulanic Acid(125.0 Mg)
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Medical Description

Forcef Cv 500mg Tablet is a combined antibiotic containing Cefuroxime Axetil and Clavulanic Acid. Cefuroxime is a cephalosporin antibiotic that acts by inhibiting the cell wall synthesis of bacteria. ...
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Uses of Forcef Cv 500mg Tablet

  • Forcef Cv 500mg Tablet is used to treat various types of bacterial infections such as infection of the urinary tract, Lower respiratory tract, and Sexually transmitted diseases like gonorrhoea.

Contraindications of Forcef Cv 500mg Tablet

  • As this medicine contains cefuroxime Axetil and clavulanic acid, any condition which is contraindicated with any of these when taken alone should be considered contraindicated for this combination.
  • If you are allergic to this medicine or any of the ingredient of this medicine.
  • If you have a history of a severe allergy to any other antibiotics like penicillins.

Side effects of Forcef Cv 500mg Tablet

  • Diarrhoea, nausea, vomiting
  • Increase in liver enzymes
  • Low blood count
  • Stomach pain, flatulence, indigestion
  • Headache, chest pain
  • Shortness of breath
  • Itching and swelling in the vagina, painful urination
  • Itching, redness, chills
  • Mouth ulcers, sleepiness
  • Thirsty feeling, lack of appetite

Precautions and Warnings of Forcef Cv 500mg Tablet



Can I take Forcef Cv 500mg Tablet during pregnancy?
It is advised to take this medicine only if your doctor considers it essential.

Breast Feeding

Can I take Forcef Cv 500mg Tablet while breastfeeding?
It passes into the breastmilk in small quantities. It is advised not to breastfeed during the treatment. Doctors may also recommend monitoring the baby if any fungal infection of mouth or diarrhoea develops.


Can I drive if I have consumed Forcef Cv 500mg Tablet?
It is advised not to drive or use machines when you have taken this medicine as it may cause dizziness.


Can I consume alcohol with Forcef Cv 500mg Tablet?
Try to avoid alcohol intake during the treatment, as it can make you more dizzy or drowsy.

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • You have a history of an allergy to any antibiotic like cephalosporins, penicillins
  • You are already taking water pills, as it can affect kidney functions
  • You have a history of pain and swelling in the inner lining of the intestine

Mode of Action of Forcef Cv 500mg Tablet

How Does It Work?

Cefuroxime acts by inhibiting the cell wall synthesis of bacteria, which is responsible for bacterial infection. However, bacteria make an enzyme (beta-lactamases), which can destroy cefuroxime. Clavu...
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Directions for Use of Forcef Cv 500mg Tablet

  • Take this medicine as prescribed by your doctor and follow the prescribed dosage duration.
  • It should be taken orally with or after food.

Interactions of Forcef Cv 500mg Tablet

Interactions with other medicines

  • Forcef Cv 500mg Tablet may interact with other medicines and produce an altered response. Please tell your doctor if you are using any other medicines, over-the-counter medicines (that you buy without...
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  • There is limited information available on the interaction of this combination with other medicines. However, any interactions are seen with these two components, when taken alone, may occur with this ...
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  • Oral contraceptives. antacids and medicines used in the treatment of gout, such as Probenecid, should be used cautiously.

Storage and disposal of Forcef Cv 500mg Tablet

Store at room temperature, protected from light and moisture Keep out of reach of the children and pets

Dosage of Forcef Cv 500mg Tablet


  • Symptoms of overdose include brain damage, fits, or coma. If you think you have taken an excessive dose of this medicine, contact your doctor immediately or visit the nearest hospital.

Missed a Dose

  • It is advised not to miss any dose of antibiotics as it can fail therapy
  • If you missed any dose of medicine, 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 dose schedule
  • Do not take a double dose of medicine to compensate for the missed one

Content Details


Dr. Nikita Toshi

BDS (Bachelor of Dental Surgery)


Dr. Ritu Budania

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)


Q: Is diarrhoea a common side effect during the treatment?

A: Yes, diarrhoea is a common side effect during the treatment but contact your doctor immediately if you have diarrhoea with blood and mucus along with stomach pain and fever. It can be a sign of inflammation of the large intestine.

Q: For how long do I need to take Forcef Cv 500mg Tablet?

A: You are supposed to complete the dosage prescribed by your physician. If you skip the dose or do not complete the course, it may cause resistance and decrease the effectiveness of immediate treatment.

Q: Is Forcef Cv 500mg Tablet safe to use?

A: Yes, Forcef Cv 500mg Tablet safe to use under medical supervision, however in some patients, it may show allergic reactions. Inform your doctor about all other medicines and herbal preparations you are taking.

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Last Updated on: 15 Oct 2020 | 05:31 AM (IST)
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