FAQs ABOUT BENCEF 250 TABLET
What is BENCEF 250 TABLET used for?
BENCEF 250 TABLET contains cefuroxime, which is used to treat lower, upper respiratory tract infection, urinary tract infection, gynaecological infection, skin or soft tissue infection.
Is BENCEF 250 TABLET same as penicillin?
No, BENCEF 250 TABLET belongs to the second-generation class of cephalosporins, it is active against numerous gram-positive and gram-negative bacteria, including several with resistance to other antibiotics such as penicillin. Consult your doctor before taking BENCEF 250 TABLET.
If I start feeling well, can I skip the dose of BENCEF 250 TABLET?
No. You should complete the full course of BENCEF 250 TABLET as prescribed by your doctor. It is important that BENCEF 250 TABLET be taken at the right dose and for the right duration given. Otherwise, the symptoms can prevail and sometimes worsen. Consult your doctor before taking the medicine.
What will happen if I accidentally take overdosage of BENCEF 250 TABLET?
If you have accidentally overdosed on BENCEF 250 TABLET, you may suffer from a neurologic disorder, such as seizures (fits). Consult a doctor immediately and go to the nearby hospital.
Will BENCEF 250 TABLET affect the contraceptive pill that is taken?
Yes. BENCEF 250 TABLET may interact with birth control pills and lowers its efficiency. So, you should tell your doctor if you are using any birth control pills. Your doctor could suggest an alternative contraceptive barrier to prevent unwanted pregnancies.
In what condition BENCEF 250 TABLET should be avoided?
BENCEF 250 TABLET should not be taken if you have a history of serious anaphylactic reaction to cefuroxime or any other cephalosporin antibiotics or if you have a history of cephalosporin-induced haemolytic anaemia. Consult your doctor before taking BENCEF 250 TABLET.