Ceftum 500mg Tablet 4'S

Infection Rx required

Best Price*  ₹ 344.80
MRP ₹431.00
(Inclusive of all taxes) *4 Tablet(s) in a Strip * Mfr: Glaxosmithkline Pharmaceuticals Ltd * Country of Origin: India

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What is CEFTUM 500MG?

  • CEFTUM 500MG contains Cefuroxime Axetil which belongs to antibiotics
  • It works by killing bacteria that cause infections
Therapeutic Uses
Warning & Precautions
Directions & For Use
Side Effects
More Information

What CEFTUM 500MG is used for?

CEFTUM 500MG is used to,

  • treat upper or lower respiratory tract infection
  • treat urinary tract infection
  • treat skin and soft tissue infection
  • prevent infections during surgery

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Pregnancy & Breast Feeding

Children & Adolescents

Driving & Using Machines

Talk to your doctor before taking medicine, if you:

  • are allergic to cefuroxime or any of the other ingredients of this medicine
  • have severe allergic reaction to any other type of antibiotics (penicillins, monobactams and carbapenems)
  • have vomiting or severe diarrhoea
  • have mild to moderate hearing loss
  • have fungal infections
  • If you are pregnant or breast-feeding, think you may be pregnant or are planning to have a baby, ask your doctor for advice before taking this medicine
  • CEFTUM 500MG is not recommended for children aged under 3 months
  • CEFTUM 500MG can make you dizzy and have other side effects that make you less alert
  • Do not drive or use machines if you are affected

Tell your doctor if you are taking medicines such as:

  • oral anticoagulants (blood thinners)
  • ranitidine (medicines that decrease stomach acidity)
  • other antibiotics such as tetracyclines, macrolides, chloramphenicol, aminoglycoside
  • probenecid used for gout
  • amphotericin used for fungal infections
  • birth control pills
  • Always take this medicine exactly as your doctor has told you
  • Take CEFTUM 500MG after food
  • Swallow the tablet whole with some water
  • Do not chew, crush or split the tablet
  • The dose and the course of treatment depends on the severity and type of infection


  • The recommended dose of CEFTUM 500MG is 250 mg to 500 mg twice daily


  • The recommended dose of CEFTUM 500MG is 10 mg/kg (to a maximum of 125 mg) to 15 mg/kg (to a maximum of 250 mg) twice daily

If you take more CEFTUM 500MG

  • If you take more CEFTUM 500MG you are more likely to have fits (seizures)
  • Contact your doctor or your nearest hospital immediately

If you forget to take CEFTUM 500MG

  • Do not take a double dose to make up for a forgotten dose. Just take your next dose at the usual time

If you stop taking CEFTUM 500MG

  • It is important that you take the full course of CEFTUM 500MG
  • Do not stop unless your doctor advises you to
Very Rare

Like all medicines, this medicine can cause side effects, although not everybody gets them.

  • severe allergic reaction marked by raised and itchy rash, swelling of the face or mouth causing difficulty in breathing
  • skin rash, which may blister (central dark spot surrounded by a paler area, with a dark ring around the edge)
  • a widespread rash with blisters and peeling skin
  • fungal infections
  • severe diarrhoea
  • high temperature (fever), chills, headache, muscle pain and skin rash (Jarisch-Herxheimer reaction)
  • headache, dizziness
  • diarrhoea
  • stomach pain
  • an increase in a type of white blood cell (eosinophilia)
  • an increase in liver enzymes
  • skin rashes
  • a decrease in the number of blood platelets or white blood cells


  • severe diarrhoea (pseudomembranous colitis)
  • fever
  • yellowing of the eyes or skin
  • inflammation of the liver (hepatitis)
  • anaemia
Additional Information


  • Keep this medicine out of reach of children
  • Do not use this medicine after the expiry date
  • Store at room temperature (15-25°C)

Manufacturer/Marketer Details

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    Item Weight
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Prescription Infection Rx required
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Prescription Infection Rx required
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Prescription Infection Rx required

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Ceftum 500mg Tablet 4'S

Ceftum 500mg Tablet 4'S Mfr: Glaxosmithkline Pharmaceuticals Ltd

M.R.P.: Rs.431.00
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