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Forex 250mg Tab

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By KESHAV HEALTHCARE
10 Tablet(s) in Strip

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Cefuroxime Axetil
therapy
Therapeutic classification
ANTIBIOTIC

Medical Description

Cefuroxime Axetil is a higher antibiotic used for severe infections.
    Uses
    Contraindications
    Side effects
    Precautions and Warnings
    Mode of Action
    Directions for Use
    Interactions
    Storage and disposal
    Dosage
    FAQs
    References
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uses

Uses of Forex 250mg Tab

  • Severe infections of tonsils, throat, sinus, ears
  • Respiratory tract infections (bronchitis)
  • Infection of urinary tract
  • Infections of skin, soft tissue
contraindications

Contraindications of Forex 250mg Tab

  • If you are allergic to Cefuroxime Axetil or any of the other ingredients of this medicine
  • If you have a history of severe allergic reaction to Penicillin, Monobactams, Carbapenems or other Beta-Lactam antibiotic
sideEffects

Side effects of Forex 250mg Tab

  • Headache, dizziness
  • Increased chances of fungal infections
  • Diarrhea
  • Nausea
  • Stomach pain
  • Raised liver enzyme or white blood cells
precautionsAndWarnings

Precautions and Warnings of Forex 250mg Tab

pregnancy

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I take Forex 250mg Tab during pregnancy?
A:
The effect of this medicine on the fetus is not known. Do not start this medication if you are pregnant.
breastfeeding

Breast Feeding

Q:
Can I take Forex 250mg Tab while breastfeeding?
A:
  • Cefuroxime Axetil passes into breast milk in small quantities
  • Perceive if prescribed by your physician
  • Watch for diarrhea in the breastfed baby
driving

Driving

Q:
Can I drive if I have consumed Forex 250mg Tab?
A:
It may cause dizziness. Hence caution is advised during driving.
alcohol

Alcohol

Q:
Can I consume alcohol with Forex 250mg Tab?
A:
There is no known interaction between alcohol and Cefuroxime Axetil.
otherGeneralWarnings

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • You experience continuous diarrhea. Immediately stop taking it and report to the hospital
  • You experience difficulty in breathing, rashes, swelling of face or mouth after taking this medicine
  • You develop rash with blisters and peeling of skin
  • You have kidney disease
  • You develop white patches in your mouth
modeOfAction

Mode of Action of Forex 250mg Tab

How Does It Work?

  • It works by stopping bacterial cell wall synthesis
  • Absence of bacterial cell wall results in the death of bacteria
directionsForUse

Directions for Use of Forex 250mg Tab

  • Swallow tablet/ capsule whole with a glass of water
  • The medicine should not be crushed
interactions

Interactions of Forex 250mg Tab

Interactions with other medicines

  • Do not take this medicine with your acidity medicines
  • It can cause the failure of contraceptive pills (OC pills). If you are taking the contraceptive pill while you are being treated with this medicine, you also need to use a barrier method of contracept...
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  • Medicines used to treat gout (Probenecid)
  • Medicines used to thin your blood (Warfarin)

Interactions with food items

Cefuroxime Axetil should be taken after a meal for better results.
storageAndDisposal

Storage and disposal of Forex 250mg Tab

Store Cefuroxime Axetil in a cool and dry place, to protect it from light.
dosage

Dosage of Forex 250mg Tab

Overdose

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

Missed a Dose

  • 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 dosing schedule
  • Do not take a double dose of medicine to compensate for the missed one

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

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Q: I am allergic to Amoxicillin, can I take this medicine?

  • No, if you have an allergy to Amoxicillin, never take this medicine as it can result in very severe allergic reaction
  • Always inform your doctor about your allergies

Q: Can I stop taking this medicine before 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.

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Last Updated on: 31 Jul 2020 | 07:00 PM (IST)
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