Ceroxitum 500 MG Tablet

Manufactured by Intas Pharmaceuticals Ltd.
Composition: Cefuroxime
Prescription Required: Yes


Ceroxitum 500 MG Tablet is a broad-spectrum antibiotic used to treat a variety of conditions like Lyme disease and infections of the ears, lungs, and urinary tract caused by bacteria. It is recommended to use an oral suspension to avoid a bitter taste or if you cannot swallow tablets. This medicine is not recommended for use if you have a known allergy to penicillins and cephalosporins.


Commonly asked questions for Ceroxitum 500 MG Tablet

Onset of action

The peak effect of Cefuroxime (the main constituent of Ceroxitum 500 MG Tablet) can be observed within 2 to 3 hours after the oral dose, 15 to 60 minutes after an intramuscular dose, and 2 to 3 minutes after an intravenous dose.

Duration of effect

This effect of this medicine lasts for an average duration of approximately 4 to 8 hours.

Safe with alcohol?

Interaction with alcohol is unknown. It is advisable to consult your doctor before consumption.

Is it habit forming?

No habit forming tendency has been reported.

Usage in pregnancy?

This medicine is not recommended for use in pregnant women unless necessary. The risks and benefits should be discussed with the doctor before taking this medicine.

Usage while breast-feeding?

This medicine is not recommended for use in breastfeeding women unless absolutely necessary. If the medicine is used, close monitoring of the infant for any undesired effects is necessary.


List of substitutes for Ceroxitum 500 MG Tablet

Below is the list of medicines, which have the same composition, strength and form as Ceroxitum 500 MG Tablet , and hence can be used as its substitute.

Bid 500 MG TabletMerck Consumer Healthcare Ltd.
Pulmocef 500 MG TabletMicro Labs Ltd.
Stafcure 500 MG TabletMacleods Pharmaceuticals Pvt. Ltd.
Tuftil 500 MG TabletIntas Pharmaceuticals Ltd.


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