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Stafcure 500mg Tablet
Stafcure 500mg Tablet

Stafcure 500mg Tablet

By MACLEODS PHARMACEUTICALS
6 Tablet(s) in Strip
451.25*
MRP 475.00
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Stafcure 500 MG Description

Stafcure 500mg 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 ba

teria. Stafcure 500mg Tablet is used to treat bacterial infections of tonsils, throat, sinus, ears, respiratory tract, urinary tract, and infections of the skin and soft tissue. 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 Stafcure 500mg Tablet.

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ContainsCefuroxime(500.0 Mg)
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Uses of Stafcure 500 MG

  • For the treatment of Severe infections of tonsils, throat, sinus, and ears
  • Infection of the urinary tract, skin, and soft tissue

Contraindications of Stafcure 500 MG

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

Side effects of Stafcure 500 MG

  • Diarrhoea
  • Nausea
  • Headache
  • Dizziness
  • Stomach pain
  • Increased chances of fungal infections
  • Raised liver enzyme or white blood cells

Precautions and Warnings of Stafcure 500 MG

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I take Stafcure 500mg Tablet during pregnancy?
A:
The effect of this medicine on the fetus is not known. Do not take this medication if you are pregnant.

Breast Feeding

Q:
Can I take Stafcure 500mg Tablet while breastfeeding?
A:
Cefuroxime passes into breast milk in small quantities. Perceive if prescribed by your physician. Watch for diarrhoea in the breastfed baby.

Driving

Q:
Can I drive if I have consumed Stafcure 500mg Tablet?
A:
It may cause dizziness. Hence caution is advised during driving.

Alcohol

Q:
Can I consume alcohol with Stafcure 500mg Tablet?
A:
There is no known interaction between alcohol and Stafcure 500mg Tablet.

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

Mode of Action of Stafcure 500 MG

How Does It Work?

Stafcure 500mg Tablet works by stopping bacterial cell wall synthesis; the absence of bacterial cell wall results in the death of bacteria.

Directions for Use of Stafcure 500 MG

  • Take this medicine as prescribed by your doctor
  • Swallow Stafcure 500mg Tablet whole with a glass of water

Interactions of Stafcure 500 MG

Interactions with other medicines

  • Do not take Stafcure 500mg Tablet along with your acidity medicines
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  • Medicines used to treat gout (Probenecid)
  • Medicines used to thin your blood (Warfarin)

Storage and disposal of Stafcure 500 MG

Store Stafcure 500mg Tablet in a cool and dry place, to protect it from light.

Dosage of Stafcure 500 MG

Overdose

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

Missed a Dose

  • If you missed any dose of Stafcure 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
REVIEWED BY
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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 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 Stafcure 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 Stafcure 500mg Tablet an antibiotic?

A: Yes, Stafcure 500mg Tablet is an antibiotic medicine.

Q: What are the side effects of Stafcure 500mg Tablet?

A: The common side effects of Stafcure 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.
Product Details
Brand
STAFCURE
Expires on or After
30/12/2023
Last Updated on: 15 Oct 2020 | 05:31 AM (IST)

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