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Incepta Pharmaceuticals Ltd.
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Consuming alcohol with Cefamax does not cause any harmful side effects.
Cefamax is generally considered safe to use during pregnancy. Animal studies have shown low or no adverse effects to the developing baby; however, there... View More
Cefamax should be used with caution during breastfeeding. Breastfeeding should be held until the treatment of the mother is completed and the drug is el... View More
Cefamax does not usually affect your ability to drive.
Cefamax should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Cefamax may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
There is limited information available on the use of Cefamax in patients with liver disease. Please consult your doctor.
Cefamax is an antibiotic medicine used to treat bacterial infections in your body. It is effective in infections of the lungs (eg. pneumonia), urinary t... View More
Uses of Cefamax
- Bacterial infections
Side effects of Cefamax
- Allergic reaction
- Stomach pain
How to use Cefamax
Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Check the label for directions before use. Measure it with a measuring cup and ta... View More
How Cefamax works
Cefamax is an antibiotic. It kills the bacteria by preventing them from forming the bacterial protective covering (cell wall) which is needed for them t... View More
What if you forget to take Cefamax?
If you miss a dose of Cefamax, take it as soon as possible. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and go back to your r... View More
- Your doctor has prescribed Cefamax to cure your infection and improve your symptoms.
- Do not skip any doses and finish the full course of treatment even if you feel better. Stopping it early may make the infection harder to treat.
- Discontinue Cefamax and inform your doctor immediately if you get a rash, itchy skin, swelling of face and mouth, or have difficulty in breathing.
- Diarrhea may occur as a side effect but should stop when your course is complete. Inform your doctor if it does not stop or if you find blood in your st... View More
- Take it with food to avoid an upset stomach.
- Avoid consuming alcohol while taking Cefamax as it may cause increased side effects.
Respiratory tract infections, Urinary tract infections
Susp: Should be taken on an empty stomach. Take 2 hr before or 1 hr after meals. Cap: May be taken with or without food.
Oral Respiratory tract infections, Urinary tract infections Adult: 400 mg once daily for 10 days.
Child: <6 months: Safety and efficacy not established 6-12 years old or <45 kg: 9 mg/kg PO qDay; 400 mg/day PO for 10 days maximum >12 years old ... View More
Renal impairment: CrCl (ml/min) 30-49 200 mg once daily. 5-29 100 mg once daily.
Hypersensitivity to cephalosporins.
Mode of Action
Ceftibuten inhibits bacterial cell wall synthesis. It is stable to hydrolysis by many beta-lactamases and has greater activity than 1st or 2nd generatio... View More
Hypersensitivity to penicillins; renal impairment; Porphyria. Monitor renal and haematologic status. Lactation: excretion in milk unknown; use with cau... View More
1-10% Increased BUN (4%),Nausea (4%),Diarrhea (3%),Headache (3%),Increased eosinophils (3%),Decreased hemoglobin (2%),Dyspepsia (2%),Thrombocytosis (2%... View More
Pregnancy Category Note
Pregnancy Category: B Lactation: excretion in milk unknown; use with caution
Enhanced nephrotoxicity of aminoglycosides. Increased serum concentration w/ probenecid. Decreased serum concentration w/ zinc salts.
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The information provided herein is accurate, updated and complete as per the best practices of the Company. Please note that this information should not... View More