Cefetamet - Indications, Dosage, Side Effects and Precautions

Last Updated on August 11, 2022
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Information about Cefetamet

Generic Name : Cefetamet
Up-to-date prescription details regarding Cefetamet are provided here.
Understand it's uses, recommended dosages, its indications, how to take, when to take, when not to take, side effects, special precautions, warnings and its and its storage instructions.
You will also find a list of the medication's International and Indian brand or trade names, as well as its pricing information. For verification of the information presented on this page or for additional clarifications, it's advisable to consult your doctor.
ICD Code : Y40.1 | Therapeutic Classification : Antibiotics

Trade Names/Brand Names of Cefetamet

India : 

International : 

Altamet, Globocef

Why is Cefetamet Prescribed? (Indications)

This medication is a cephalosporin antibiotic, prescribed for susceptible infections. It works by fighting against the bacteria in the body.

When should Cefetamet not be taken? (Contraindications)

Known hypersensitivity to cephalosporins.

What is the dosage of Cefetamet?

The recommended dose for adults and children above 12 years:
500 mg to 1 g to be taken twice daily.
Chlidren below 12 years:
10mg/kg twice daily

How should Cefetamet be taken?

Cefatamet is available in tablet or suspension form which has to be taken by mouth after food.

What are the warnings and precautions for Cefetamet?

Caution should be exercised in diarrhea, intestinal inflammation, kidney impairment, liver disease, any allergy, who are taking other medications during pregnancy and breastfeeding.

What are the side effects of Cefetamet?

Diarrhea, nausea, vomiting and hypersensitivity reactions.

What are the other precautions for Cefetamet?

Avoid excess dosage.

What are the storage conditions for Cefetamet?

Store it at room temperature.
Last Updated : August 11, 2022

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