Athfix 200 mg/5ml Dry Syrup

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Overview

Uses of Athfix Dry Syrup

Athfix 200 mg/5ml Dry Syrup is used in the treatment of bacterial infections. It is used for the treatment of bacterial infections of urinary tract, skin & soft-tissue, ear, blood, genital and lungs (pneumonia).

Athfix Dry Syrup side effects

Common
  • Vomiting
  • Nausea
  • Stomach pain
  • Indigestion
  • Diarrhea

How to use Athfix Dry Syrup

Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Check the label for directions before use. Dissolve the powder in sterile water. Shake well and use. Athfix 200 mg/5ml Dry Syrup may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.

How Athfix Dry Syrup works

Athfix 200 mg/5ml Dry Syrup is an antibiotic. It kills bacteria by preventing them from forming the bacterial protective covering (cell wall) which is needed for them to survive.

Athfix Dry Syrup related warnings

Alcohol
CAUTION
Pregnancy
PROBABLY SAFE
Athfix 200 mg/5ml Dry Syrup is probably safe to use during pregnancy.
Animal studies have shown low or no adverse effect on the foetus, however, there are limited human studies. Please consult your doctor.
Lactation
SAFE
Athfix 200 mg/5ml Dry Syrup is safe to use during lactation. Human studies have shown that either the drug does not pass into the breastmilk in significant amount or is not expected to cause toxicity to the baby.
Avoid prolonged use of Athfix 200 mg/5ml Dry Syrup, since it may have possible effects such as rash and diarrhea.
Driving
SAFE
Athfix 200 mg/5ml Dry Syrup does not usually affect your ability to drive.
Kidney
CAUTION
Athfix 200 mg/5ml Dry Syrup should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Athfix 200 mg/5ml Dry Syrup may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
CAUTION
Athfix 200 mg/5ml Dry Syrup should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Athfix 200 mg/5ml Dry Syrup may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

What if you miss a dose of Athfix Dry Syrup?

If you miss a dose of Athfix 200 mg/5ml Dry Syrup, take it as soon as possible. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and go back to your regular schedule. Do not double the dose.

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Expert Advice

  • Your doctor has prescribed Athfix 200 mg/5ml Dry Syrup to cure your infection and improve your symptoms.
  • Do not skip any doses and finish the full course of treatment even if you feel better. Stopping it early may make the infection to come back and harder to treat.
  • Take it with food to avoid an upset stomach.
  • Diarrhea may occur as a side effect but should stop when your course is complete. Inform your doctor if it doesn't stop or if you find blood in your stools.
  • Avoid consuming alcohol while taking Athfix 200 mg/5ml Dry Syrup as it may cause increased side effects.
  • Discontinue Athfix 200 mg/5ml Dry Syrup and inform your doctor immediately if you get a rash, itchy skin, swelling of face and mouth, or have difficulty in breathing.

Patient Concerns

Questions Related to Athfix

Can I take fixime 200 antibiotic for cold and dry cough.
Dr. Waseem Mirza
Sexologist
u shouldn't take antibiotics without prescription, for simple cold n cough take syp corex-Dx 1 tsf tid, for cold DO STEAM INHALAION TWICE DAILY, WARM SALINE GARGLES, AVOID EXPOSURE TO COLD,TAKE REST tab levocet 1 tab bd for 5 days, take healthy diet to boost ur immunity comprising of proteins, vitamins particularly vit C, take plenty of fluids if not better in 3 days consult physician hope this helps, antibiotics are reserved only for bacterial infections , most cold like illnesses are viral so no need of antibiotics
Hello sir/ ma'am My child PATIENT from stomach infection and doctor suggested zifi-100 redimix. How it is work and any side effect of that zifi-100 redimix? What kind of taking care of my child and PATIENT 7 month old.?????
Dr. Gopal Samdani
Child Specialist
Cefixime is used to treat a wide variety of bacterial infections. This medication is known as a cephalosporin antibiotic. It works by stopping the growth of bacteria.Remember that your doctor has prescribed this medication because he or she has judged that the benefit to you is greater than the risk of side effects. Many people using this medication do not have serious side effects.More common: Diarrhea loose or frequent stools Less common: Abdominal or stomach pain agitation black, tarry stools bleeding gums blistering, peeling, or loosening of the skin blood in the urine or stools and many more rare side effects
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FAQs

Q. How long should I take Athfix?

You should take Athfix as long as advised by your doctor. It is usually prescribed for 7-14 days. Take it for the full duration of your treatment.

Q. Can I stop taking Athfix when I feel better?

No, do not stop taking Athfix before completing the full course of treatment. Your may start feeling better before the infection is completely cured. So, it is important to take this medicine for the duration advised by the doctor.

Q. Is Athfix a strong antibiotic?

Yes, Athfix is a strong antibiotic i.e broad-spectrum antibiotic, which is used to treat variety of bacterial infection like Urinary tract infection, Otitis Media, Pharyngitis and Tonsillitis, Bronchitis and Gonorrhea

Q. Can the use of Athfix cause diarrhea?

Yes, the use of Athfix can cause diarrhea. It is an antibiotic which kills the harmful bacteria. However, it also affects the helpful bacteria in your stomach or intestine and causes diarrhea. If diarrhea persists, talk to your doctor about it.

Q. Can I stop taking Athfix when my symptoms are relieved?

No, do not stop taking Athfix and complete the full course of treatment even if you feel better. Your symptoms may improve before the infection is completely cured.

Q. Is Athfix used in typhoid?

Indian Association of Pediatrics (IAP) recommends the use of Athfix in children for uncomplicated typhoid fever.

Q. How long does Athfix takes to work?

Usually, Athfix starts working soon after taking it. However, it may take some days to kill all the harmful bacteria and make you feel better.

Q. What if I don't get better after using Athfix?

Inform your doctor if you don't feel better after finishing the full course of treatment. Also, inform him if your symptoms are getting worse while using this medicine.
Information last updated by Dr. Varun Gupta, MD Pharmacology on 8th Mar 2017.
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