Generic Name : Cefixime Pronunciation : sef ix' eem Therapeutic Classification : Antibiotics ICD Code : Y40.1
India- 3a-Xim Dispertab, A.C.Ford Kid Tab, A.C.Ford Tab, Ab-Cef Dispertab, Ab-Cef Film-Coated Tab, Ab-Cef Dry Syr, Ab-Fax Dispertab, Ab-Fax Syr, Aelxim Susp, Aelxim Tab, Aelxim-Cl Tab, Aelxim-Of Tab, Aelxim-Xl Tab, Afixim Clav Tab, Afixim Dispertab, Afixim Susp, Afixim Tab, Aim Dispertab, Aim Dry Syr, Aim-Xl Tab, Alfi-Cv Tab, Almocef Dispertab, Almocef Dry Syr, Almocef Tab, Almocef-Cv Tab, Aramis Tab, Arcef Dispertab, Arcef Dry Syr, Arcef Tab, Arcef-Cv Dry Syr, Arcef-Cv Tab, Aricef Dispertab, Aricef Dry Syr, Aroxim Dispertab, Aroxim Dry Syr, Aroxim Tab, Asert Dispertab, Asert Tab, Asert-D Tab, Asicef Tab, Astute Dry Syr, Astute Tab, Astute-Cv Tab, Atocef Dispertab, Atocef Dry Syr, Avcif Dry Syr, Avcif Tab, Axim Amp, Axim-O Tab, Axiom-Or Dispertab, Axiom-Or Dry Syr, Belfix Dispertab, Belfix Dry Syr, Belfix-Cv Dry Syr, Belfix-Cv Tab, Belfix-Dc Tab, Bestocef Dispertab, Bestocef Dry Syr, Bestocef Tab, Bestocef-Lb Dry Syr, Bilactam Tab Tab, Bilactam-Xl Film-Coated Tab, Biotax-O Dry Syr, Biotax-O Film-Coated Tab, Bixigard Tab, Bixigard-C Tab, Brufix Dry Syr, Brufix Tab, Cadifix Dispertab, Cadifix Dry Syr, Canbicef Syr Dry Syr, Canbicef Tab, Canbicef-Dt Tab, Candycef Dispertab, Carcef Dispertab, Casclav Tab, Casxim Cap, Casxim-Dt 100 Dispertab, Casxim-Dt 200 Dispertab, Cebay Cap, Cebay Syr Dry Syr, Cebay Tab Dispertab, Ceemi Dry Syr, Ceemi Tab, Cefaden-O Dry Syr, Cefcal Film-Coated Tab, Cefcem Dry Syr, Cefcem Tab, Cefcon Tab, Cefesym Tab, Cefexy Dry Syr, Cefexy Tab, Cefexy-Cv Tab, Cefglobe Cap, Cefi Dispertab, Cefi Dry Syr, Cefi Tab, Cefi Xl 100 Film-Coated Tab, Cefi Xl 200 Film-Coated Tab, Cefia Tab, Cefiact Dispertab, Cefic Tab, Ceficacy Dispertab.
International- Suprax. Why it is prescribed (Indications) :
This medication is an oral cephalosporin (third generation) antibiotic, prescribed for gonorrhea, tonsilitis and pharyngitis. It works by fighting against the bacteria in the body. When it is not to be taken (Contraindications): Hypersensitivity.
Dosage & When it is to be taken : Adult: PO- Susceptible infections- The recommended dose is 200-400 mg/day.
Uncomplicated gonorrhoea- The recommended dose is 400 mg as a single dose. How it should be taken : It comes as a tablet, capsule and syrup to take by mouth, with food. Warnings and Precautions :
* Caution should be exercised in patients with history of diarrhea, stomach or bowel problems (eg, inflammation), bleeding or blood clotting problems, kidney or liver problems, poor nutrition, any allergy, who are taking other medications, children, during pregnancy and breast feeding.
* It may cause dizziness, do not drive a car or operate machinery while taking this medication.
* Avoid alcohol consumption.
* Avoid changing dose forms (eg, tablets, suspension) without your doctor’s advice.
* Take full course of treatment. Side Effects :
Most Common - Diarrhea, loose or frequent stools, abdominal pain, nausea, stomach upset and flatulence.
Hypersensitivity - Skin rashes, hives, fever, itching and facial swelling.
Liver - Elevated liver enzymes level, jaundice and liver inflammation.
Genitourinary - Transient elevations in BUN or creatinine levels and kidney failure.
Central Nervous System- Headache, dizziness and seizures.
Blood - Decrease in blood cell counts.
Other - Genital itching, vaginal inflammation/fungal infection and skin disorders.
* It may reduce platelet counts, avoid injury or bruising.
* Avoid any vaccination during the treatment. Storage Conditions :
Store it at room temperature and in an airtight container. Keep away from children.
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