Zocef Cv 500mg Tablet
Zocef Cv 500mg Tablet
Zocef Cv 500mg Tablet
Zocef Cv 500mg Tablet
Zocef Cv 500mg Tablet

Zocef Cv 500mg Tablet

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Zocef Cv 500mg Tablet Description

Zocef CV 500 mg tablet is used to treat various bacterial infections like infections of the urinary tract, respiratory tract and sexually transmitted diseases. It is a combined antibiotic containing c...
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ContainsCefuroxime(500.0 Mg),Clavulanic Acid(125.0 Mg)
UsesBacterial infections
Side effectsDiarrhoea, nausea, vomiting, stomach pain, flatulence
ClassificationANTIBIOTIC
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Uses of Zocef Cv 500mg Tablet

Zocef CV 500 mg 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 Zocef Cv 500mg Tablet

  • As Zocef CV 500 mg tablet contains cefuroxime Axetil and clavulanic acid, any condition which is contraindicated with any of these when taken alone should be considered contraindicated for this combin...
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  • If you are allergic to this medicine or any of the ingredients of Zocef cv 500.
  • If you have a history of a severe allergy to any other antibiotics like penicillins.

Side effects of Zocef Cv 500mg Tablet

  • Diarrhoea
  • Nausea
  • Vomiting
  • Stomach pain
  • Flatulence (gas)
  • Indigestion
  • Headache
  • Itching and swelling in the vagina, painful urination
  • Itching, redness

Precautions and Warnings of Zocef Cv 500mg Tablet

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I take Zocef CV 500 mg tablet during pregnancy?
A:
It is advised to take Zocef cv 500 only if your doctor considers it essential.

Breast Feeding

Q:
Can I take Zocef CV 500 mg tablet while breastfeeding?
A:
Zocef cv 500 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.

Driving

Q:
Can I drive if I have consumed Zocef CV 500 mg tablet?
A:
It is advised not to drive or use machines when you have taken this medicine as it may cause dizziness.

Alcohol

Q:
Can I consume alcohol with Zocef CV 500 mg tablet?
A:
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 Zocef 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 Zocef Cv 500mg Tablet

  • Zocef CV 500 mg 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 can be taken with or after food.
  • 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 of Zocef Cv 500mg Tablet

Interactions with other medicines

  • Zocef CV 500 mg 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 Zocef Cv 500mg Tablet

Store Zocef CV 500 mg tablets at room temperature, protected from light and moisture. Keep out of reach of the children and pets.

Dosage of Zocef Cv 500mg Tablet

Overdose

Symptoms of overdose include brain damage, fits. If you think you have taken an excessive dose of Zocef CV 500 mg tablet, 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 Zocef CV 500 mg 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 dose schedule.
  • Do not take a double dose of medicine to compensate for the missed one.

Content Details

WRITTEN BY
doctor

Dr. Mansi Savla

B. Pharm, PharmD

REVIEWED BY
doctor

Dr. Ritu Budania

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

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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 Zocef CV 500 mg 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 Zocef CV 500 mg tablet safe to use?

A: Yes, Zocef CV 500 mg 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.

Q: Is Zocef Cv 500 an antibiotic?

A: Yes, Zocef Cv 500 is a penicillin-type of antibiotic, used to kill and stop the growth and spread of infection-causing bacteria in the body.

Q: What is the dose of Zocef Cv 500?

A: The doctor will decide the dose and duration depending on the type and severity of the underlying infection. Do not self-medicate with antibiotics in any case.

Q: How long does Zocef take to work?

A: Zocef can start showing its effect approximately after 1 hour of its consumption. However, it varies among individuals and can also vary due to the severity of the infection. As it is an antibiotic medicine, the complete effect towards the infection could be seen only after completing the full course of antibiotic treatment.

Q: Can I take Zocef Cv 500 for COVID-19?

A: Zocef Cv 500 should not be taken for COVID-19. It is advised to avoid taking any medicine to treat or prevent COVID-19 without consulting a doctor. If you have been tested positive with COVID-19, immediately inform your doctor. The doctor will prescribe you the appropriate medicine based on the severity of the underlying condition and medical history.

Q: What is the composition of Zocef Cv 500?

A: The composition of Zocef Cv 500 contains a combination of cefuroxime axetil and clavulanic acid, as its active ingredient.
Product Details
Brand
ZOCEF CV
Country of Origin
India
Expires on or After
29/06/2023

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