Safon 500mg Tablet

Brand Name Safon 500mg Tablet
Salt Composition Cefuroxime axetil (500mg)
Strength 500mg
Product Form Tablet
Pack 4 Tablet(s) in strip
Storage Store at room temperature (10-30°C)
Category Antibiotic
Country of Origin India
Manufacturer Chemo Biological
Manufacturer/Marketer AddressChemo Biological, A-50, G.T. Karnal Road, Industrial Area, Near Azadpur Metro Station, Opposite Hans Cinema, Delhi - 110033, India
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    Medical Description of Safon 500mg Tablet

    Safon 500mg tablet contains Cefuroxime axetil 500 mg used to treat bacterial infections such as Urinary tract infection, Sinusitis, Tonsillitis/Pharyngitis, Lower respiratory tract infections, Otitis media, Skin and soft tissue infections, Bacterial septicemia, Gonorrhea, and Lyme disease. Mainly this medicine targets the ear, nose, throat, lungs, skin, and skin structures, blood, bones, joints, and urinary tract infections and is also used to prevent the infections that occur during surgery. Cefuroxime axetil is an antibiotic that helps to fight against bacteria. This medicine is not used for common flu and cold symptoms that occur due to viral infections. This medicine is commonly prescribed for cough and colds caused by bacterial infections. Swallow the whole tablet at once. Don’t break, chew, or crush the tablet


    Safon 500mg Tablet Uses

    It is used in the treatment of the following conditions as Bacterial infections, Urinary Tract Infection, Pneumonia, Ear infection, Tonsillitis/Pharyngitis, Gonorrhoea, and Skin and structure infection.


    Safon 500mg Tablet Benefits

    Bacterial infections:

    Bacterial infection occurs when bacteria enter your body and start multiplying which may cause tissue damage and make you sick. Mostly it is caused by Staphylococcus and Streptococcus organisms. The bacterial diseases are cholera, bacterial meningitis, tetanus, gonorrhea, pneumonia, and syphilis. Symptoms include fever, chills, and sweats, inflamed lymph nodes, headache, diarrhea, abdominal pain

    Acute sinusitis

    It is also called acute rhinosinusitis.  It is an inflammation inside your nose which is called sinusitis. It is usually caused by the common cold, or by any viral or bacterial infection. Symptoms include runny nose, postnasal drainage, congestion, swelling around your eyes, ear pressure, headache, cough, bad breath, fatigue, and fever.

    Urinary tract infection

    It is a type of infection that affects the urethra, kidneys, and bladder. It is caused by Escherichia coli (E.coli). Symptoms include abdominal pain, frequent urination, dysuria, blood in urine, foul-smell while urinating

    Skin infection

    It is usually caused by bacteria, fungi, viruses, and parasites. Common skin infection includes cellulitis, impetigo. Symptoms include red skin, blisters, swelling, pain, red spots, and tenderness

    Gonorrhea:

    It is a sexually transmitted infection caused by bacteria called Neisseria gonorrhoeae. It affects both males and females. Symptoms include thick discharge from the penis, increased vaginal discharge, pain while urinating, anal itching, discharge, and spotting between menstrual bleeding.

    Acute bronchitis

    It is a viral infection that causes inflammation in the bronchial tubes. It is mostly caused by rhinovirus, adenovirus, influenza A and B, and parainfluenza virus. Symptoms include cough, fatigue, breathing difficulty, fever and chills, and chest discomfort.

    Pneumonia

    It is a lung infection that causes inflammation in the alveoli. It is usually caused by Streptococcus pneumonia. Symptoms include chest pain, fatigue, fever, sweating, nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, breathing difficulty, cough, and confusion


    Safon 500mg Tablet Indication

    Safon 500mg tablet is prescribed in the following indications as Bacterial infections, Urinary Tract Infection, Pneumonia, Ear infection, Tonsillitis/Pharyngitis, Gonorrhoea, and Skin and structure infection


    Mechanism of action of Safon 500mg Tablet

    Safon 500mg tablets contain Cefuroxime axetil 500mg is a second-generation cephalosporin antibiotic that produces its action by preventing bacterial cell wall synthesis which is essential for the growth of bacteria and also prevents the spreading of infections.


    How Safon 500mg Tablet works

    Safon 500mg tablets contain Cefuroxime axetil 500mg is a second-generation cephalosporin antibiotic that produces its action by preventing bacterial cell wall synthesis which is essential for the growth of bacteria and also prevents the spreading of infections.


    Safon 500mg Tablet Contraindication

    Do not take this medicine if you are allergic to Cefuroxime axetil

    It is contraindicated to the patients if they are allergic to the penicillin compounds


    Safon 500mg Tablet Side Effects

    • Diarrhea
    • Decreased Hemoglobin
    • Eosinophilia
    • Nausea
    • Vaginitis
    • Diaper rash
    • Increase in alkaline phosphatase
    • Thrombophlebitis
    • Anemia
    • Cholestasis
    • Jaundice
    • Stevens-Johnson syndrome


    FAQs for Safon 500mg Tablet

    • How long does Safon 500mg tablet take to work?

    Generally, it takes 48-72 hours to reduce the symptoms but the duration of the tablet may get differ according to the severity and type of infections.

    • Can Safon 500mg tablet be taken on an empty stomach?

    No, it should be taken on an empty stomach. It should be taken along with food because it may increase the absorption and effectiveness of the drug

    • Is the Safon 500mg tablet safe?

    Yes, this tablet is safe to use if the dose and duration are prescribed by your doctor.


    Precautions and general warning of Safon 500mg Tablet

    Alcohol

    It is considered safe to consume alcohol while taking this medication. Kindly consult with your doctor

    Driving or operating machinery

    No information is available regarding the use of this medicine while driving and operating machinery. Kindly consult with the doctor

    Pregnancy

    It is considered safe during pregnancy it does not produce harmful effects on the fetus. Kindly consult with your doctor.

    Breast Feeding

    It is considered safe during breastfeeding it does not excrete via breast milk. Kindly consult with your doctor.

    Kidney Problem

    Limited information is available regarding the use of this medicine in patients who are having a renal impairment. Kindly consult with your doctor.

    Liver Disease

    Limited information is available regarding the use of this medicine in patients who are having a hepatic impairment. Kindly consult with your doctor.


    How to Take Safon 500mg Tablet

    The Tablet is taken orally with or without food. You should not chew, cut or crush the tablet. Initially start with a low dose and slowly increase the dose once every week. Follow the direction mentioned within the label if you probably did not understand the appliance kindly ask your doctor or pharmacist to elucidate in detail. Do not withdraw the medicine when you feel better kindly complete the course of treatment to avoid reoccurrence.


    Use of Safon 500mg Tablet in Adult

    It is considered to be safe to use this medicine in an adult patient if the medicine is prescribed by a doctor. Kindly consult with your doctor.


    Use of Safon 500mg Tablet in children

    Safon tablet is not prescribed in children who are below 3 months old. Kindly consult with your doctor.


    Use of Safon 500mg Tablet in Elderly Patients

    Safon tablets should be used with caution in patients with an elderly age group, which leads to developing further medical problems, leads to worsening the patient's health conditions. Kindly consult with your doctor. Dose modification or replacement is required based on the medical conditions of the patient.


    Other general warnings

    Therapy should be administered with caution in patients who are having a history of colitis, renal impairment, and seizure

    The use of this medicine may cause prolonged INR in nutritional deficit patients and hepatic and renal diseases were reported

    Do not crush the tablet

    Kindly avoid the product that contains phenylalanine

    Therapy should be administered with caution if you have a history of penicillin allergy and gastrointestinal disease

    Antibiotic resistance

    Finish the complete course of antibiotics even if you feel better. Otherwise, it will lead to Antibiotic resistance (the bacteria may resistant to antibiotics).


    Talk to your doctor if

    You have a history of gastrointestinal disease

    You are not responding to the treatment

    You are having any concomitant diseases


    General instructions

    Mainly this medicine targets the ear, nose, throat, lungs, skin, and skin structures, blood, bones, joints, and urinary tract infections and is also used to prevent the infections that occur during surgery. Cefuroxime axetil is an antibiotic that helps to fight against bacteria.


    Drug Interaction of Safon 500mg Tablet

    Drug-Drug Interaction

    BCG vaccine live + Cefuroxime

    The use of this drug is contraindicated because the use of Cefuroxime decreases the effect of the BCG vaccine live by pharmacodynamic antagonism

    Argatroban + Cefuroxime

    Use alternative drugs because the use of Cefuroxime will increase the effect of argatroban by anticoagulation

    Aluminum hydroxide + Cefuroxime

    Therapy should be administered with caution because the use of aluminum hydroxide will decrease the effect of Cefuroxime by increasing its gastric pH.

    Doxycycline + Cefuroxime

    Therapy should be administered with caution because the use of Doxycycline decreases the effect of Cefuroxime by pharmacodynamic antagonism

    Drug-Food Interaction

    The food may increase the effect of  the drug in your body so it is advised to take this tablet with food to increase the absorption

    Drug-Disease Interaction

    Renal dysfunction:

    Therapy should be administered with caution because the serum concentration of the antibiotics and their metabolites may be increased and the half-lives of these drugs prolonged in patients with impaired renal function. You have to adjust the dose based on the severity of the infection.

    Liver diseases:

    Therapy should be administered with caution in patients with hepatic impairment because the use of this drug may cause hepatitis and it also increases the SGOT, SGPT, and alkaline phosphatase level

    Seizure disorders:

    Therapy should be administered with caution in patients who have a history of epilepsy because the use of this drug may stimulate seizure and it also cause encephalopathy, coma, asterixis, neuromuscular excitability, and myoclonia


    Over Dose

    Take the medicine as directed by the doctor don’t overdose on the medicine. If you have taken an overdose of this medicine immediately meet the doctor and rush to the nearby hospital.


    Missed Dose

    Take the medicine as directed by the doctor. Do not skip the medicine, if you forgot to take the medicine or missed the dose. It is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and go back to your regular schedule. Don’t take the extra dose take the regular dose immediately. Don’t use the two-dose at one time (Double Dose).


    Storage and Disposal

    Stored at 10-30°C room temperature.

    Protect from light and heat.

    Keep away from children and pets. Otherwise, it becomes toxic to them.

    Disposed of properly in a suitable bag.


    Fast Tag

    Cefuroxime axetil is a second-generation cephalosporin antibiotic used in the treatment of bacterial infection. Also used as surgical prophylaxis during surgery.

    This medicine is not used for common flu and cold symptoms. And not treat viral infections. This medicine is commonly prescribed for cough and colds caused by bacterial infections.