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Drug information on Celitol Syr (50mg) (Cefixime) from Zydus Cadila Healthcare Ltd.

Celitol Syr (50mg)

  Dry Syrup
Zydus Cadila Healthcare Ltd.
Generic : Cefixime

Drug Name : Cefixime

Cefixime(Suprax) generic Celitol Syr (50mg) is an oral cephalosporin (third generation) antibiotic, prescribed for gonorrhea, tonsilitis and pharyngitis. It works by fighting against the bacteria in the body.
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Medical Condition(s) for which Celitol Syr (50mg) may be prescribed

Side effects of Celitol Syr (50mg)

   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.

Dosage & When it is to be taken (Indications)

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 to use Celitol Syr (50mg)?

It comes as a tablet, capsule and syrup to take by mouth, with food.

When is Celitol Syr (50mg) not to be taken? (Contraindications)


Warnings and Precautions for Celitol Syr (50mg)

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.

Other Precautions for Celitol Syr (50mg)

It may reduce platelet counts, avoid injury or bruising.
Avoid any vaccination during the treatment.

Storage Conditions for Celitol Syr (50mg)

Store it at room temperature and in an airtight container. Keep away from children.

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