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Consuming alcohol with Cefditor does not cause any harmful side effects.
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Cefditor is generally considered safe to use during pregnancy. Animal studies have shown low or no adverse effects to the developing baby; however, ther... View More
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Cefditor is safe to use during breastfeeding. Human studies suggest that the drug does not pass into the breastmilk in a significant amount and is not h... View More
Cefditor may decrease alertness, affect your vision or make you feel sleepy and dizzy. Do not drive if these symptoms occur.
Cefditor should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Cefditor may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Cefditor should be used with caution in patients with severe liver disease. Dose adjustment of Cefditor may be needed. Please consult your doctor. Limit... View More
Cefditor is an antibiotic medicine used to treat a variety of bacterial infections. It is effective in infections of the respiratory tract (eg. pneumoni... View More
Uses of Zostum-O Tablet
- Bacterial infections
Side effects of Zostum-O Tablet
- Stomach pain
How to use Zostum-O Tablet
Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Swallow it as a whole. Do not chew, crush or break it. Cefditor is to be taken wi... View More
How Zostum-O Tablet works
Cefditor is an antibiotic. It kills the bacteria by preventing them from forming the bacterial protective covering (cell wall) which is needed for them ... View More
What if you forget to take Zostum-O Tablet?
If you miss a dose of Cefditor, 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 ... View More
- Your doctor has prescribed Cefditor 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.
- Take it with food to avoid an upset stomach.
- Discontinue Cefditor 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
- Avoid consuming alcohol while taking Cefditor as it may cause increased side effects.
Pharyngitis, Community-acquired pneumonia, Susceptible infections, Tonsillitis, Soft tissue infections, Respiratory tract infections, Acute Exacerbation... View More
Should be taken with food.
Oral Community-acquired pneumonia Adult: 400 mg bid for 14 days. Acute bacterial exacerbation of chronic bronchitis Adult: 400 mg bid for 10 days.... View More
<12 years old: Safety & efficacy not established >12 years old: As in adults
Renal impairment: CrCl (ml/min) 30-49 Maximum: 200 mg bid <30 Maximum: 200 mg once daily
Hypersensitivity to Cefditoren, other cephalosporins; or milk proteins. Carnitine deficiency.
Mode of Action
Cefditoren is a third generation cephalosporin used for treatment of susceptible infections caused by gram-positive and gram-negative bacteria. It inhib... View More
Pregnancy and lactation. Patients with penicillin allergy. Avoid prolonged use as pivalate-containing compounds may cause carnitine deficiency over time... View More
>10% Diarrhea (11-15%) 1-10% Nausea (4-6%),Headache (2-3%),Abdominal pain (2%),Dyspepsia (1-2%),Vomiting (1%) <1% Bacterial/fungal superinfecti... View More
Pregnancy Category Note
Pregnancy Category: B Lactation: excretion in milk unknown; use with caution
Reduced oral bioavailability when coadministered with antacids or H2-receptor antagonists. Probenecid may increase plasma concentration and prolong half... View More
Alternative brand for Cefditor
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