CETIL 500mg Tablet 10's


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Drug Information for CETIL 500mg Tablet 10's

What is CETIL 500mg Tablet used for?

CETIL 500mg Tablet suspension/syrup/tablet is used for the treatment of bacterial infections, such as:

  • Bronchitis
  • Sinusitis
  • Ear infections
  • Gonorrhoea
  • Meningitis
  • Otitis media
  • Urinary tract infections

CETIL 500mg Tablet may also be prescribed for other conditions as determined by the doctor.

How does CETIL 500mg Tablet work?

CETIL 500mg Tablet belongs to the class of drugs called cephalosporin antibiotics. The drug acts by inhibiting the bacterial cell wall synthesis, thereby causing the death of bacteria. Thus, it helps in reducing the bacterial infections.

How to take CETIL 500mg Tablet?

The dosage and the drug form depend on the age, weight and medical condition of an individual. Take CETIL 500mg Tablet suspension/syrup/tablet as prescribed by your doctor.

  • Swallow the tablet Do not crush or chew the tablet. Take the drug with food.
  • Shake the suspension/syrup well before taking each dose so as to ensure the uniform mixing of the drug.
  • Use a measuring cup while taking each dose.

If you miss a dose of CETIL 500mg Tablet, please take it as soon as you remember. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, then skip the missed dose and continue with your regular dosing schedule. Do not take a double dose to make up for the missed dose.

The overdose symptoms of CETIL 500mg Tablet may include the following:

  • Seizures
  • Difficulty in breathing

Please seek immediate medical attention if you experience any of the above symptoms.

What are the drugs that interact with CETIL 500mg Tablet?

Drugs that interact with CETIL 500mg Tablet include the following:

  • Acetaminophen
  • Cetirizine
  • Chloramphenicol
  • Esomeprazole
  • Furosemide
  • Gentamicin
  • Montelukast
  • Ranitidine
  • Simethicone
  • Warfarin

This is not a comprehensive list of drug interactions. Consult your doctor to know more about other possible drug interactions.

What are the side effects of CETIL 500mg Tablet?

The following are the most common side effects of CETIL 500mg Tablet:

  • Nausea
  • Vomiting
  • Diarrhoea
  • Dizziness
  • Stomach pain
  • Chills
  • Headache
  • Sweating

The following are the severe side effects and you may require immediate medical attention:

  • Severe stomach pain
  • Dark urine
  • Chest pain
  • Confusion

This is not a complete list of side effects and others may occur. Please consult your doctor to know more about other possible side effects.

What special precautions should be followed while taking CETIL 500mg Tablet?

  • Avoid taking the medicine if you are allergic to CETIL 500mg Tablet or similar drugs.
  • Avoid consumption of alcohol as it may alter the absorption of CETIL 500mg Tablet.
  • Do not drive or operate heavy machinery if CETIL 500mg Tablet causes dizziness or blurred vision.
  • Avoid CETIL 500mg Tablet during pregnancy or breastfeeding because the safe use of the drug is not yet established.
  • Do not stop taking the medication abruptly unless instructed by the doctor. Stopping the medication suddenly may cause the illness to return.
  • Do not exceed the dose prescribed by the doctor.

You are advised not to take CETIL 500mg Tablet if

  • it has passed the expiry date of the medicine printed on the pack.
  • the foil or packaging is torn or shows signs of tampering or there is discolouration.

What should you tell  your doctor before taking CETIL 500mg Tablet?

  • Tell your doctor if you have any history of heart, liver or kidney diseases.
  • Inform the doctor if you are taking any other drugs, OTC medications, herbal products or nutritional supplements.

Frequently Asked Questions about CETIL 500mg Tablet

  1. Can I receive vaccines while taking CETIL 500mg Tablet?
  2. No. It is not advised to receive any vaccinations while taking CETIL 500mg Tablet. Please consult your doctor if your vaccine is due.

  3. Can CETIL 500mg Tablet be used to treat common cold?
  4. No. CETIL 500mg Tablet is only used to treats bacterial infections. Please consult your doctor in case of viral infections, such as common cold.

  5. What are the contraindications of CETIL 500mg Tablet?
  6. CETIL 500mg Tablet is contraindicated in inflammatory bowel disease, phenylketonuria and if hypersensitive to penicillin.

  7. How should CETIL 500mg Tablet be stored?
  8. CETIL 500mg Tablet should be stored at room temperature away from sunlight, heat and moisture.

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