Zefu 125mg Tablet DT

Medically reviewed by Dr. Swaroop Choudhari | Written By Kunal V Kumar

Last updated on: November 02, 2020 3:05 am

Zefu 125mg Tablet DT

Uses of Zefu 125mg Tablet DT

Zefu 125mg Tablet DT 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 Zefu 125mg Tablet DT

The most common side effects of Zefu 125mg Tablet DT 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 Zefu 125mg Tablet DT

Do not use Zefu 125mg Tablet DT if you are allergic to – Cefuroxime

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

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 Zefu 125mg Tablet DT works

Zefu 125mg Tablet DT 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 Zefu 125mg Tablet DT

The dosage of Zefu 125mg Tablet DT 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 Zefu 125mg Tablet DT

If you forget to take a dose of Zefu 125mg Tablet DT, 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 Zefu 125mg Tablet DT

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 Zefu 125mg Tablet DT

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

Precautions & Warnings

Alcohol

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

Pregnancy

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

Breastfeeding

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

Driving

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

Kidney

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

Liver

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

Frequently Asked Questions About Zefu 125mg Tablet DT

Q.1) Can I buy Zefu 125mg Tablet DT without a prescription? Ans. No, you need a valid prescription to buy Zefu 125mg Tablet DT. Q.2) What are the usages of Zefu 125mg Tablet DT? Ans. Zefu 125mg Tablet DT is used to treat Bacterial infections (Ear, Nose, Throat, GU Tract, Respiratory Tract, Skin). Q.3) How to use Zefu 125mg Tablet DT? 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 Zefu 125mg Tablet DT work? Ans. Zefu 125mg Tablet DT 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 Zefu 125mg Tablet DT safe to use? Ans. It is safe to use Zefu 125mg Tablet DT 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 Zefu 125mg Tablet DT? Ans. The common side effects of Zefu 125mg Tablet DT are Nausea, Vomiting, Dizziness, Dryness In Mouth, Altered Taste, Abdominal Pain, Agitation, Anxiety, Fever, Constipation, Allergic Reaction, Impaired Concentration, Sweating, Headache. Q.7) Is Zefu 125mg Tablet DT banned in India? Ans. Zefu 125mg Tablet DT is not banned in India, but you need a valid prescription to buy this medicine. Q.8) Can I consume alcohol while taking Zefu 125mg Tablet DT? Ans. Any harmful side effects with consumption of alcohol are not found. However; please avoid drinking alcohol while taking Zefu 125mg Tablet DT. Heavy drinking alcohol may increase the risk of side effects. Q.9) How long does the effect of Zefu 125mg Tablet DT last? Ans. Effect of Zefu 125mg Tablet DT lasts for an average of 4-8 hours.

Alternate Brands

For informational purposes only. Consult a doctor before taking any medicines.

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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.

About Reviewer

Dr. Swaroop Y Choudhari is an MBBS, MD in General Medicine. The doctor holds an experience of 8 years, and has extensive knowledge in his respective field of medicine.

About Author

Kunal is a registered pharmacist with RGUHS with over 11 months experience. He is a medicine content contributor at Zotezo.

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