Gertum 500mg Cefuroxime Tablet Description:
Gertum 500mg Tablet is an antibiotic. It works by preventing the formation of the bacterial protective covering which is essential for the survival of bacteria in the human body.
Gertum 500mg Tablet is used in the treatment of bacterial infections. It is used for short-term treatment of bacterial infections of urinary tract, skin and soft-tissue, blood, and lungs (pneumonia). It is also used to prevent infections after surgery.
Nausea, Diarrhoea, Allergic reaction.
Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Swallow it as a whole. Do not chew, crush or break it. Gertum 500mg Tablet is to be taken with food.Avoid Gertum 500mg Tablet with dietary sodium.
Is Gertum an antibiotic?
Yes, Gertum is an antibiotic. It is a second-generation cephalosporin antibiotic used to treat various infections.
Is Gertum a form of penicillin drug?
Gertum belongs to the cephalosporin antibiotics and is not a penicillin drug. However, its chemical structure and action is similar to penicillin.
Is Gertum safe?
Gertum is safe if used at prescribed doses for the prescribed duration as advised by your doctor
Is Gertum a steroid?
Gertum is not a steroid molecule. It is an antibiotic which belongs to the group of cephalosporins.
Is Gertum safe in G6PD deficiency?
Gertum is not known to cause hemolysis in glucose-6-phosphate dehydrogenase (G6PD) deficient individuals. However, ask your doctor before taking Gertum if you are G6PD deficient.