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Velosef 500mg

Velosef 500mg (cephradine) is an Antibiotic is used to indicated for the treatment of Bacterial  infection of the urinary, respiratory tracts and of skins and soft tissues, sinusitis, otitis media, tonsillitis, bronchitis, pneumonia, etc.

velosef is the composition of cephradine. and parental treatment of bone and joint infection, septicaemia,endocarditis, and Respiratory infections.velosef is the brand name of GSK pharmaceutical Limited.

velosef 500mg

This medicine is intended for people of all ages

  • For Children velosef (cephradine) 125/5mg oral suspension
  • children older than 2 years 250/5mg oral suspension
  • For Adult : Velosef 250mg and 500mg

Velosef 500mg

Velosef 500mg used to treat bacterial Infection. It contain 500mg amount of Cephradine. Treatment of upper,lower respiratory infections, urinary tract infection, and more infections such as:

Upper and Lower Respiratory infections?

  • Sinusitis
  • Tonsillitis
  • Bronchitis
  • Otitis media
  • Lobar
  • Pneumonia

Urinary Tract infections / Skin infection?

  • Cystitis
  • Urethritis
  • Pyelonephritis
  • Abscess
  • Cellulitis
  • Furunculosis
  • Impetigo

How to use Velosef 500mg?

Therapy should be continued for a minimum of 48 to 72 hours after  the patient becomes asymptomatic or evidence of bacterial eradication has been obtained. In infection caused by a group minimum of 10 days of treatment of chronic urinary tract infection frequent bacteriologic and clinical appraisal is necessary during therapy and may be necessary for several months afterwards. In case of high-scale infection, the medication should be continued for several weeks until the symptoms of the infection disappear or subside. The dose of a low infected patient will be smaller compared to a highly infected patient.low urinary infected patients use velosef 500mg every 6 to 12 hours minimum 3 days to 6 days only or highly infected patients will go longer than 3 days or depends on severity of infection.

Creatine clearance DosageTime interval
>20 ml/min500mg Dose6 hours
5-20 ml/min250mg Dose6 hours
<5 ml/min250 mg Dose12 hours
Velosef 125mg syrup
velosef 250mg syrup

Velosef for children?

Medicine used for children. Very useful in eliminating bacterial infections of children. Throat infection of children, bone infection, bronchitis, dry wound etc.

Velosef 250/5mg is used for older babies.

Velosef 125/5mg is used for fourth-born- 2years old babies.


The Uses of velosef in patients with renal dysfunction should be monitored intensively. Modified dosage schedule in patients with decreased renal function is necessary. after treatment of cephradine , a false positive reaction of glucose in the urine may occur with benedict’s or fehling’s solution or with reagent tablets such as clinitest, but not with enzyme based tests such as clinistix or diastix.

Side effects:

There may be some side effects from taking this medicine. Like heartburn, stomachache, constipation, headaches, dizziness etc.

Major Side Effetcs:

  • immune system disorders,
  •  nervous system disorders,
  •  gastric problems,
  •  hepatobiliary disorder, 
  • renal and urinary disorder, 
  • skin tissue disorder,
  •  vascular disorder.

remember that ratio of patients who have side effects is very low. If the side effects are more than minor and are causing symptoms of other diseases in the body, consult your doctor immediately..


Keep all medicines out of the reach of children
Keep the medicine at room temperature
Prepared Suspension, room temperature for up to 7 days, while in the refrigerator, it can be kept up to 14 days.

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