Zostum O (Cefditoren Pivoxil)
What is Zostum O (Cefditoren Pivoxil) used for?
Zostum O (Cefditoren Pivoxil) is a type of cephalosporin antibiotic which is prescribed as treatment for various types of infections caused by bacteria. It works by inhibiting bacteria from multiplying and growing further. This allows the body to fight the infection naturally.
How should I use Zostum O (Cefditoren Pivoxil)?
The normal dosage for Zostum O (Cefditoren) is 2 tablets each day alongside food. Take the medication with a full glass of water and do now chew, crush, or dissolve the tablets. It is important to continue using the medication until the prescribed cycle is complete. Failure to do so may result in a relapse of infection that is more resistant to antibiotics. Also be aware that overuse of any antibiotic may result in a decrease in effectiveness while treating future infections.
What are the side effects of Zostum O (Cefditoren Pivoxil)?
Zostum O (Cefditoren Pivoxil) may cause side effects in some patients. If you experience any symptoms that worry you or are intense, inform your doctor in case they require medical attention. These may include the following:
Rare side effects may include the following:
Tell your doctor if you have any history of kidney or liver disease before you begin to take Zostum O (Cefditoren Pivoxil). Also disclose any other antibiotics you may be taking.
Strictly use this medication as prescribed and follow all instructions provided by your doctor. Safe, suitable, and optimum dosage can vary and is dependent on the patient's health and medical history, as well as the condition you are treating.
Zostrum O may not be safe or suitable for all patients. Always ensure you doctor is informed if you are pregnant or breastfeeding, using any other type of medication (including non-prescription medicine, vitamins, and supplements), as well as if you have any allergies, other illnesses, or pre-existing medication conditions.
Seek immediate medical attention or proceed to your nearest accident and emergency department if you suffer a hypersensitive or allergic reaction. Symptoms usually present during a reaction of this nature include difficulty breathing or swallowing, swelling of the limbs or face, tight chest, hives, and skin rashes