Zemetril 500 (Cefprozil)
What is Zemetril 500 (Cefprozil) used for?
Zemetril 500 (Cefprozil) is a type of cephalosporin antibiotic, which treats infections of the skin, sinuses, ears, and throat, as well as treating bronchitis. This drug works by fighting the bacteria in the body.
How should I use Zemetril 500 (Cefprozil)?
Zemetril 500 (Cefprozil) tablets should be taken orally. Your physician may tell you to take it once per day, or else twice per day at 12 hour intervals, for a period of 10 days. However, the dosage required is different for each patient, and you should follow the instructions of your physician. Continue taking this drug for the entire period for which it was prescribed.
What are the side effects of Zemetril 500 (Cefprozil)?
Some side effects of Zemetril 500 (Cefprozil) include:
If you notice changes in urination, seizures, fever or any other more serious side effects, you should consult your physician immediately.
Strictly follow all instructions provided to you by your physician or pharmacist while using Zemetril 500 (Cefprozil). Optimum and safe dosage can differ based on the patient and the condition being treated.
As this medication may be unsafe for certain patients, it is essential you always inform your physician if you are pregnant or breastfeeding, as well as if you have any allergies, other illnesses, or ongoing health conditions, and if you are taking any other form of medication, supplements, or herbal products.
Immediately seek emergency medical care if you have any allergic or hypersensitive reaction. Common signs of a reaction include hives, swelling, skin rashes, chest pains, as well as trouble breathing or swallowing.