Covatil-CV (500mg/125mg) is a semi synthetic cephalosporin antibiotic, prescribed for different types of infections such as lung, ear, throat, urinary tract and skin.  

Drug information on Covatil-CV (500mg/125mg) (Cefuroxime Axetil) from Macleods Pharmaceuticals Ltd. (Acuphar)

Covatil-CV (500mg/125mg)

  Film Coated Tablet
Macleods Pharmaceuticals Ltd. (Acuphar)
Generic : Cefuroxime Axetil
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Medical Condition(s) for which Covatil-CV (500mg/125mg) may be prescribed

Abdominal Pain
Acute Bronchitis
Lyme Disease
Otitis Media
Strep Throat

Side effects of Covatil-CV (500mg/125mg)

   Most Common : Diarrhea, nausea, vomiting, headache, dizziness and abdominal pain.

Dosage & When it is to be taken (Indications)

Adult- Po- The recommended dose range is 125mg to 3gms/day, in divided doses.
IV/IM- Surgical prophylaxis- 1.5 g IV per-op, then 750 mg IM 8 hourly for up to 24-48 hours.

How to use Covatil-CV (500mg/125mg)?

It comes as a tablet, syrup and suspension to take by mouth, with food. It also comes as solution for injection to be administered by a healthcare provider into the vein or large muscle.

When is Covatil-CV (500mg/125mg) not to be taken? (Contraindications)


Warnings and Precautions for Covatil-CV (500mg/125mg)

Caution should be exercised in patients with history of kidney or liver disease, colitis, or stomach problems, any allergy, who are taking other medications, elderly, children, during pregnancy and breast-feeding.

• Patient may experience with diarrhea, blood in stool or stomach pain; if it so consult with your doctor.

• Avoid long-term use of this medication; otherwise it may cause secondary infection.

• Monitor kidney function, sugar level regularly while taking this medication.

Other Precautions for Covatil-CV (500mg/125mg)

Take full course of treatment as directed by your physician.

Storage Conditions for Covatil-CV (500mg/125mg)

Store the tablets between 15° and 30°C.
Injection: Store it in refrigerator (between 2° and 30°C). Normally handled and stored by healthcare providers.

Schedule : H  Prescription drugs - Drugs to be sold only under the prescription of a Registered Medical Practitioner.

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