Axetum 250 mg Tablet DT


Overview

Uses of Axetum Tablet DT
Axetum 250 mg Tablet DT is used in the treatment of bacterial infections. It is used for short-term treatment of bacterial infections of urinary tract, skin and soft-tissue, blood, and lungs (pneumonia). It is also used to prevent infections after surgery.
Axetum Tablet DT side effects
Common
  • Rash
  • Vomiting
  • Allergic reaction
  • Increased liver enzymes
  • Nausea
  • Diarrhoea
How to use Axetum Tablet DT
Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Dissolve it in a glass of water before taking it. Axetum 250 mg Tablet DT is to be taken with food.
Avoid Axetum 250 mg Tablet DT with dietary sodium.
How Axetum Tablet DT works
Axetum 250 mg Tablet DT is an antibiotic. It kills bacteria by preventing them from forming the bacterial protective covering which is needed for them to survive.
Axetum Tablet DT related warnings
Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Pregnancy
PROBABLY SAFE
Axetum 250 mg Tablet DT 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
Axetum 250 mg Tablet DT 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 Axetum 250 mg Tablet DT, since it may have possible effects such as rash and diarrhea.
Driving
Not relevant, as Axetum 250 mg Tablet DT is intended for use in hospitalised patients.
Kidney
There is limited information available on the use of Axetum 250 mg Tablet DT in patients with kidney disease. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
There is limited information available on the use of Axetum 250 mg Tablet DT in patients with liver disease. Please consult your doctor.
What if you miss a dose of Axetum Tablet DT?
If you miss a dose of Axetum 250 mg Tablet DT, 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

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  • Your doctor has prescribed Axetum 250 mg Tablet DT 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.
  • Discontinue Axetum 250 mg Tablet DT and inform your doctor immediately if you get a rash, itchy skin, swelling of face and mouth, or have difficulty in breathing.
  • 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.
  • Take it with food to avoid an upset stomach.
  • Avoid consuming alcohol while taking Axetum 250 mg Tablet DT as it may cause increased side effects.

Patient Concerns

Questions Related to Axetum

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. Is Axetum an antibiotic?
Yes, Axetum is an antibiotic. It is a second-generation cephalosporin antibiotic used to treat various infections.
Q. Is Axetum a form of penicillin drug?
Axetum belongs to the cephalosporin antibiotics and is not a penicillin drug. However, its chemical structure and action is similar to penicillin.
Q. Is Axetum safe?
Axetum is safe if used at prescribed doses for the prescribed duration as advised by your doctor
Q. Is Axetum a steroid?
Axetum is not a steroid molecule. It is an antibiotic which belongs to the group of cephalosporins.
Q. Is Axetum safe in G6PD deficiency?
Axetum is not known to cause hemolysis in glucose-6-phosphate dehydrogenase (G6PD) deficient individuals. However, ask your doctor before taking Axetum if you are G6PD deficient.
Q. Is Axetum useful in the treatment of urinary tract infection (UTI)?
Axetum is indicated for the treatment of uncomplicated urinary tract infection (UTI). Its effectiveness would depend on the infecting organism and hence you should consult your doctor for the right diagnosis and treatment.
Q. Can Axetum be taken with azithromycin?
Axetum is not known to have any clinically meaningful interaction with azithromycin. However, both are antibiotics and should be used only when advised by the doctor.
Q. Can Axetum be taken with doxycycline?
Axetum is not known to have any clinically meaningful interaction with doxycyclin. However, both are antibiotics and should be used only when advised by the doctor.
Q. Is it safe to take Axetum with pseudoephedrine?
Axetum is not known to have any clinically meaningful interaction with pseudoephedrine. However, interactions can occur. Ask your doctor before taking the drugs together.
Q. Can Axetum be taken with naproxen?
Axetum is not known to have any clinically meaningful interaction with naproxen. However, interactions can occur. Ask your doctor before taking the drugs together.
Q. Is it safe to take Axetum with paracetamol (acetaminophen)?
Axetum is not known to have any clinically meaningful interaction with paracetamol. However, interactions can occur. Ask your doctor before taking the drugs together.
Q. Does Axetum expire?
Axetum like any other drug has an expiry data and should not be used after that. Please check the package insert before using the medicine.
Q. Can Axetum help to treat pneumonia?
Axetum is indicated in the treatment of pneumonia. However, its effectiveness would depend on the infecting organism and hence you should consult your doctor for the right diagnosis and treatment.
Q. Does Axetum have penicillin in it?
No, Axetum does not have penicillin in it. It is a cephalosporin antibiotic which is similar to penicillin.
Q. Can the use of Axetum cause constipation?
Axetum is not known to cause constipation. It is associated with diarrhea. However, if you experience any such symptom while taking Axetum, consult your doctor.
Q. Does Axetum cover staphylococci?
Yes, Axetum is active against staphylococcus. However, strains resistant to the drug have also been reported. Talk to your doctor for the right diagnosis and treatment of your infection.
Q. Can the use of Axetum make you feel tired?
Axetum use is not associated with tiredness. However, if you experience tiredness while taking Axetum, consult your doctor.
Q. Can I take alprazolam with Axetum?
No drug interactions have been reported when Axetum is used with alprazolam. However, interactions can occur. Please consult your doctor before taking the two medicines together.
Q. Can I take Axetum with ibuprofen?
No drug interactions have been reported when Axetum is used with ibuprofen. However, interactions can occur. Please consult your doctor before taking the two medicines together.
Information last updated by Dr. Varun Gupta, MD Pharmacology on 4th Jun 2018.
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