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Ceftas AZ 200/250 MG Tablet

Ceftas AZ 200/250 MG Tablet

INTAS PHARMACEUTICALS LTD

    • Rs. 184.00

    Manufactured by: Intas Pharmaceuticals Ltd.

    Composition: Cefixime (200 mg) + Azithromycin (250 mg)

    Drug type: Systemic antibiotics

    Prescription Required: Yes

    Primary Uses: Bacterial infections

    What is Ceftas AZ 200/250 mg Tablet?

    Ceftas AZ 200/250 mg Tablet is the combination of Cefixime and Azithromycin which is used to treat bacterial infections.

    Uses:

    Ceftas AZ 200/250 mg Tablet is used in the treatment of bacterial infections.

    How Does the Drug Work?

    Cefixime is a potent antibiotic. It works by binding to penicillin binding proteins and inhibits the synthesis of bacterial cell wall resulting into the bacterial cell death. Azithromycin works by disrupting the protein synthesis in bacteria.

    Common Side Effects of Ceftas AZ 200/250 mg Tablet:

    List of major side effects of Ceftas AZ 200/250 mg Tablet

    • Diarrhea
    • Indigestion
    • Redness of skin
    • Heartburn
    • Abdominal pain
    • Dizziness
    • Dark or clay coloured stools
    • Gas in stomach
    • Swelling of face, tongue and lips

    How to Use Ceftas AZ 200/250 mg Tablet?

    Ceftas AZ 200/250 mg Tablet is taken by mouth by swallowing it completely with adequate water. Do not chew and break the medication. This medicine may be taken with or without food as prescribed by the doctor.

    Precautions to be Taken:

    Useful precautions to be taken while using Ceftas AZ 200/250 mg Tablet

    • Do not take Ceftas AZ 200/250 mg Tablet if you are allergic to this medicine.
    • Consult to your doctor if you experience abdominal pain persistently during the treatment with this medication.
    • The pregnant and lactating women should take this medicine on doctor’s prescription.
    • Ceftas AZ 200/250 mg Tablet may cause dizziness as its side effect. Avoid driving or using heavy machinery while taking this medicine.
    • It is advisable to consult your doctor before consuming alcohol while taking Ceftas AZ 200/250 mg Tablet.

    Contraindications:

    Contraindications while using Ceftas AZ 200/250 mg Tablet

    • The use of this medication is contraindicated in the patients with cholestatic jaundice and angioedema associated with prior use of azithromycin.

    Interactions:

    Possible drug interactions of Ceftas AZ 200/250 mg Tablet with other drugs

    • The use of this medicine is advised against in those concurrently receiving antacids containing magnesium and aluminium to avoid reduced absorption.
    • Concomitant treatment with cyclosporine and digoxin may increase the serum concentration of the drug.
    • Concomitant treatment with pimozide may increase the risk of cardiotoxicity.

    Storage:

    Store this medication at room temperature. Keep away from sunlight, moisture and children.

    Dosage:

    Missed dose:

    In case of missed dose, skip the same and continue with your regular dosing schedule. Avoid taking double dose to make up for a missed one.

    Overdose:

    Immediately contact to your doctor as symptomatic and supportive medical treatment is required in case of an overdose.

    FAQs:

    1. What is Ceftas AZ 200/250 mg Tablet for?

    Ceftas AZ 200/250 mg Tablet is used for the treatment of bacterial infections.

    1. What should I do if I miss a dose of Ceftas AZ 200/250 mg Tablet?

    In case of missed dose, skip the same and continue with your regular dosing schedule. Avoid taking double dose to make up for a missed one.

    1. Can I take Ceftas AZ 200/250 mg Tablet during pregnancy?

    The pregnant women should take Ceftas AZ 200/250 mg Tablet on doctor’s prescription.

    1. Can I take Ceftas AZ 200/250 mg Tablet with food?

    Yes, Ceftas AZ 200/250 mg Tablet may be taken with or without food as prescribed by the doctor.

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