Ceftoren 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
Side effects of Zostum-O Tablet
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. Ceftoren is to be taken wi... View More
How Zostum-O Tablet works
Ceftoren 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 Ceftoren, 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
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
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