Eliminate 500Mg Tablet
A cephalosporin antibiotic, Eliminate 500Mg Tablet is used in the treatment of bacterial infections affecting the skin, tonsils, throat and urinary tract. The medicine kills the bacteria, thus preventing the infection. It is available in the form of a capsule, tablet and liquid to be taken orally.
Eliminate 500Mg Tablet is usually taken with or without food once or twice in a day. However, it is better to take the medicine with food to reduce the symptoms of stomach upset and nausea. You should take the medication as recommended by your doctor. In case you miss a dose, you can have it as soon as you remember it but do not take two doses together to make up for a missed one. Before you start a course of this medicine, inform the doctor if you have any of the following conditions:
- Bleeding issues
- Any kidney disease
- A stomach or intestinal problem, especially colitis
- If you are pregnant or planning to be
- If you are a breastfeeding mother
- Any allergic or unusual reactions to any food or medications
Eliminate 500Mg Tablet has some mild side effects like gas, heartburn, diarrhea, nausea and vomiting. They normally do not require any medical supervision and go away in a few days. However, you must report to your doctor at once if you face any of the following side effects:
- Allergic reactions like hives, itching, skin rash or swelling
- Problems in breathing
- Redness, blistering, loosening or peeling of skin
- Severe and watery diarrhea
- Swollen joints
- A feeling of unusual tiredness and dizziness
- Fever and chills, hallucinations
In case of children, you must consult the paediatrician first before starting the medication as there is a possibility that special care may be required. Also, Eliminate 500Mg Tablet can show a false-positive result in some diabetic urine-testing products. It can also affect the result of other lab tests. Ensure to inform the people doing the lab test or the doctor if you are under this medication.
PyelonephritisEliminate 500Mg Tablet is used in the treatment of Pyelonephritis which is a type of kidney infection caused by E.coli, Pseudomonas aeruginosa, Enterococci and Klebsiella pneumoniae.
Pharyngitis/TonsillitisEliminate 500Mg Tablet is used in the treatment of Tonsilitis/Pharyngitis caused by Streptococcus pneumoniae and Haemophilus influenzae.
ImpetigoEliminate 500Mg Tablet is used in the treatment of impetigo which is a highly contagious skin infection caused by Streptococcus or Staphylococcus.
How long is the duration of effect?This medicine is excreted in urine and the effect lasts for a duration of 4 to 8 hours.
What is the onset of action?The peak effect of this medicine could be observed in 1 to 1.3 hours after oral administration.
Are there any pregnancy warnings?Clear data is not available for the use of this medicine in pregnant women. Use this medicine only if clearly needed under doctor's supervision.
Is it habit forming?No habit forming tendency has been reported.
Are there any breast-feeding warnings?This medicine is known to be excreted through human breast milk. Take this medicine only if clearly needed under doctor's supervision. Monitoring of undesired effects like diarrhea is necessary.
Below is the list of medicines, which have the same composition, strength and form as Eliminate 500Mg Tablet , and hence can be used as its substitute.
Missed Dose instructionsThe missed dose should be taken as soon possible. It is advisable to skip the missed dose if it's already time for your next scheduled dose.
Overdose instructionsSeek emergency medical treatment or contact the doctor in case of overdose.
This medicine belongs to the first generation cephalosporins. It works as a bactericidal by inhibiting the bacterial cell wall synthesis by binding to penicillin-binding proteins which would inhibit the growth and multiplication of bacteria.
Whenever you take more than one medicine, or mix it with certain foods or beverages, you"re at risk of a drug interaction.
Interaction with Disease
ColitisEliminate 500Mg Tablet is not recommended in any gastrointestinal disease. It may cause an imbalance in the normal microbial flora of the large intestine and causes symptoms like severe diarrhea, abdominal pain, and blood in stools.
Seizure DisordersUse with caution if you suffer from seizures. Discontinue if seizure is due to Eliminate 500Mg Tablet. Start with appropriate Anticonvulsant medicine if it is clinically indicated.
Interaction with Alcohol
AlcoholInteraction with alcohol is unknown. It is advisable to consult your doctor before consumption.
Interaction with Lab Test
LabInformation not available.
Interaction with Food
FoodInformation not available.
Interaction with Medicine
ChloramphenicolThe desired effect of Eliminate 500Mg Tablet will not be achieved if these medicines are taken together. Appropriate dose adjustments or an alternate medicine should be considered based on clinical condition.
Ethinyl EstradiolThe desired effect of contraceptive pills will not achieve if these medicines are used together. Appropriate dose adjustments or replacement of the medicine should be made under the doctor's supervision.
FurosemideYou may experience nausea or vomiting, increased or decreased urination, sudden weight gain, and fluid retention if these medicines are used together. This interaction is more likely to occur in the elderly population with preexisting kidney disease. Regular kidney function tests are to be performed and appropriate dose adjustments or replacement of the medicine should be made under the doctor's supervision.
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