Kefstar 500mg Tablet
Kefstar 500 MG Description
Kefstar Tablet is an antibiotic medicine. It is used to treat bacterial infections of tonsils, throat, sinus, ears, respiratory tract, urinary tract, skin, and soft tissue infections. Kefstar contain
s cefuroxime as its active component. It works by inhibiting the cell wall synthesis of bacteria, which ultimately causes the death of bacteria. Kefstar Tablet should be used under medical prescription and for the duration it is prescribed. Complete the entire treatment with this medicine and do not stop in a mid-way on your own without the knowledge of your doctor.
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Uses of Kefstar 500 MG
Contraindications of Kefstar 500 MG
- If you are allergic to cefuroxime or any other ingredients of Kefstar Tablet.
- If you have a history of a severe allergic reaction to penicillin, monobactams, carbapenems, or other beta-lactam antibiotics.
Side effects of Kefstar 500 MG
- Stomach pain
Precautions and Warnings of Kefstar 500 MG
Other General Warnings
- You have kidney disease.
- You develop white patches in your mouth.
- You develop rash with blisters and peeling of the skin.
- You experience continuous diarrhoea, you should immediately stop taking it and consult a doctor.
- You have difficulty in breathing or develop skin rash, swelling of face or mouth after taking Kefstar Tablet.
- Kefstar Tablet is not recommended for children aged under 3 months.
Mode of Action of Kefstar 500 MG
How Does It Work?
Directions for Use of Kefstar 500 MG
- Kefstar Tablet should be taken as directed by your doctor.
- Swallow it whole with a glass of water, after your meal to avoid stomach discomfort.
- It would be best if you took it at a fixed time for optimal results
Interactions of Kefstar 500 MG
Interactions with other medicines
- Some medicines can affect the way Kefstar Tablet works, or this medicine itself can reduce the effectiveness of other medicines taken at the same time.
- Tell your doctor about all the medicines, supplements, or herbals you are currently taking or might take to avoid any possible interaction.
- Concomitant use of Kefstar Tablet along with contraceptive pills may 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 another method of contraception (such as condoms)....
- Medicines used to treat gout (Probenecid) and medicines used to thin your blood (Warfarin) should be used with caution along with this medicine.
Storage and disposal of Kefstar 500 MG
- Store Kefstar Tablet in a cool and dry place, protected from direct sunlight, moisture, and heat.
- Keep it away from children and pets.
- Do not use expired medicines.
- Discard any unused medicine properly, do not flush in the toilet or throw it into the drain.
Dosage of Kefstar 500 MG
Missed a Dose
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)
Q: What is the use of Kefstar Tablet?
Q: Can I stop taking Kefstar Tablet before prescribed duration?
Q: Is Kefstar Tablet an antibiotic?
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