Altacef 125mg Suspension

  • Manufacturer : Glenmark Pharmaceuticals Ltd.
  • Composition : Cefuroxime 125mg
  • Generally Prescribed For : Bacterial infections (Ear; Nose; Throat; GU Tract; Respiratory Tract; Skin)
  • Estimated Price : 174.00 For 30ml Bottle

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Uses of Altacef 125mg Suspension

Altacef 125mg Suspension is used for the treatment or prevention of the following disease(s):

Bacterial infections (Ear, Nose, Throat, GU Tract, Respiratory Tract, Skin)

Side effects of Altacef 125mg Suspension

The most common side effects of Altacef 125mg Suspension are - Nausea, Vomiting, Dizziness, Dryness In Mouth, Altered Taste, Abdominal Pain, Agitation, Anxiety, Fever, Constipation, Allergic Reaction, Impaired Concentration, Sweating, Headache

These side effects can usually occur in patients. However, these are only indicative and not all patients will experience them.

Precautions while using Altacef 125mg Suspension

Do not use Altacef 125mg Suspension if you are allergic to - Cefuroxime

If you have heart disease, liver or kidney disease, drug or alcohol addiction, consult your doctor before using Altacef 125mg Suspension.

If you are allergic to any medicine or food, consult your doctor before using this medicine.

Use this medicine under the supervision of your doctor.

To avoid an adverse reaction, consult your doctor if you are already taking other medicines.

How Altacef 125mg Suspension works

Altacef 125mg Suspension contains - Cefuroxime

Cefuroxime interferes with bacterial cell wall synthesis by inhibiting the final step in the crosslinking of peptidoglycan strands. Peptidoglycan makes the cell membrane rigid and protective. Without it, bacterial cells rupture and die.

Dosage of Altacef 125mg Suspension

The dosage of Altacef 125mg Suspension depends on many factors such as the patient age, health, medical condition or history of the patient and many other conditions.

Please use this medicine as prescribed by your doctor.

Overdose of Altacef 125mg Suspension

If you forget to take a dose of Altacef 125mg Suspension, do not take two doses at the same time, there is a risk of overdose.

If you notice any unusual reaction in your body after taking this medicine, contact your doctor immediately or call your local medical emergency number.

Overdose symptoms - Seizure (Abnormal electrical activity in the brain)

Onset of Action Altacef 125mg Suspension

Time taken to show the effect of the drug: Oral dose 1 to 2 hours, intramuscular dose 15 to 60 minutes, intravenous dose 2 to 5 minutes.

Duration of Action Altacef 125mg Suspension

Effect of medication lasts for an average of 4 to 8 hours.

Precautions & Warnings

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  • Alcohol Not found any harmful side effects with alcohol consumption. However; consult your doctor before consumption.

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  • Pregnancy It is safe to take this medicine during pregnancy. However; consult your doctor before taking this medicine.

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  • Breastfeeding This medicine is safe to use during breastfeeding. It is advisable to consult your doctor before taking this medication.

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  • Driving Information is not available right now; please consult your doctor.

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  • Kidney This medicine should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Consult your doctor before taking this medicine.

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  • Liver This medicine should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Consult your doctor before taking this medicine.

... Frequently Asked Questions About Altacef 125mg Suspension

Q.1) Can I buy Altacef 125mg Suspension without a prescription? Ans. No, you need a valid prescription to buy Altacef 125mg Suspension. Q.2) What are the usages of Altacef 125mg Suspension? Ans. Altacef 125mg Suspension is used to treat Bacterial infections (Ear, Nose, Throat, GU Tract, Respiratory Tract, Skin). Q.3) How to use Altacef 125mg Suspension? Ans. It is usually taken every 4-8 hours a day with or without food. Please Consult your doctor before taking this medicine. Q.4) How does Altacef 125mg Suspension work? Ans. Altacef 125mg Suspension contains Cefuroxime. Cefuroxime interferes with bacterial cell wall synthesis by inhibiting the final step in the crosslinking of peptidoglycan strands. Peptidoglycan makes the cell membrane rigid and protective. Without it, bacterial cells rupture and die. Q.5) Is Altacef 125mg Suspension safe to use? Ans. It is safe to use Altacef 125mg Suspension if you are not allergic to antibiotics and Cefuroxime. To avoid an adverse reaction, consult your doctor if you are already taking other medicines. Q.6) What are the side effects of Altacef 125mg Suspension? Ans. The common side effects of Altacef 125mg Suspension are Nausea, Vomiting, Dizziness, Dryness In Mouth, Altered Taste, Abdominal Pain, Agitation, Anxiety, Fever, Constipation, Allergic Reaction, Impaired Concentration, Sweating, Headache. Q.7) Is Altacef 125mg Suspension banned in India? Ans. Altacef 125mg Suspension is not banned in India, but you need a valid prescription to buy this medicine. Q.8) Can I consume alcohol while taking Altacef 125mg Suspension? Ans. Any harmful side effects with consumption of alcohol are not found. However; please avoid drinking alcohol while taking Altacef 125mg Suspension. Heavy drinking alcohol may increase the risk of side effects. Q.9) How long does the effect of Altacef 125mg Suspension last? Ans. Effect of Altacef 125mg Suspension lasts for an average of 4-8 hours.

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Interaction

Drug :- aminoglycosides, loop diuretics: Increased risk of nephrotoxicity.

antacids, H2-receptor antagonists, omeprazole: Decreased cefuroxime axetil absorption.

probenecid: Increased and prolonged blood cefuroxime level.

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