Cefzil is an effective medication manufactured by the trusted pharmaceutical company, Bristol Myers Squibb. It is composed of active ingredient Cefprozil, which is an antibiotic used in the treatment of various bacterial infections.
Manufacturer: Bristol Myers Squibb
Active Ingredient: This medication is composed of active component Cefprozil. It is a semi-synthetic cephalosporin and a beta-lactam antibiotic with bactericidal activity. It shows effect is dependent on its binding to penicillin-binding proteins present in the bacterial cytoplasmic membrane. Binding leads to the inhibition of the transpeptidase enzymes, so as to prevent cross-linking of the pentaglycine bridge with the fourth residue of the pentapeptide and interrupting consequent synthesis of peptidoglycan chains. It inhibits bacterial septum and cell wall synthesis formation.
Indications: Given drug is a cephalosporin antibiotic that works by fighting bacteria in your body. Cefzil is used to treat many infections caused by bacteria. It is known as a cephalosporin antibiotic. It restrict the growth of bacteria. It will not work for viral infections like common cold, flu.
Action Mechanism: This antibiotic works by stopping the growth of bacteria. Cefzil antibiotic treats only bacterial infections. Unnecessary use or overuse of any antibiotic can lead to its decreased effectiveness.
Dosages: This antibiotic medicine is available for oral consumption and in dosage as given below:
- 250 mg: It is to be consumed once or twice a day, or as directed by the doctor. You may take this medicine with food if stomach upset occurs
- 500 mg: This tablet shall be consumed once or twice a day as directed by the doctor
Note: Do not take this medicine in larger or smaller amounts or for longer than recommended