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Biotax-O 100 mg Tablet


Overview

Uses of Biotax-O Tablet

Biotax-O Tablet side effects

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

How to use Biotax-O Tablet

Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Swallow it as a whole. Do not chew, crush or break it. Biotax-O 100 mg Tablet may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.

How Biotax-O Tablet works

Biotax-O 100 mg Tablet is an antibiotic. It kills bacteria by preventing them from forming the bacterial protective covering (cell wall) which is needed for them to survive.

Biotax-O Tablet related warnings

Alcohol
CAUTION
It is unsafe to consume alcohol with Biotax-O 100 mg Tablet.
Pregnancy
PROBABLY SAFE
Biotax-O 100 mg Tablet is probably safe to use during pregnancy.
Animal studies have shown low or no adverse effect on the fetus, however, there are limited human studies. Please consult your doctor.
Lactation
SAFE
Biotax-O 100 mg Tablet 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 Biotax-O 100 mg Tablet, since it may have possible effects such as rash and diarrhea.
Driving
SAFE
Biotax-O 100 mg Tablet does not usually affect your ability to drive.
Kidney
CAUTION
Biotax-O 100 mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Biotax-O 100 mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
CAUTION
Biotax-O 100 mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Biotax-O 100 mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

What if you miss a dose of Biotax-O Tablet?

If you miss a dose of Biotax-O 100 mg Tablet, 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 Biotax-O 100 mg Tablet 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 Biotax-O 100 mg Tablet as it may cause increased side effects.
  • Discontinue Biotax-O 100 mg Tablet 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 Biotax-O

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I had faced an accident before a year and due to that I dameged my left eye cornea. And after some months doctor found bacterial infection. And sinces then I am treating for it. Now problem is bacterial infections has been stuck beteween layers according to doctor. And thats its get control for while and again gets active. And due to that my scar in eyes have also been fat. My vision right now is around 50% bur not clear whitness vision due to scar in centre of eye. Docot are suggesting for cornea transplant but still waiting. I dont know why. So what should I do? Should o go for transplant.
Dr. Vishal Arora
Eye Specialist
If the infection is not going then transplant will be an option. But the way you have described it, it may not be infection but something else. There will always be a difference between what patient describes to what has been told by the doctor. Please consult your doctor. Cannot advise without examination
White pimples on my penis glands what I do it is increase ing day by day
Dr. Pranay Gandhi
Sexologist
if they r multiple and painful they r probably herpes. if its single and painless then it can be any bacterial infection so take tablet zifi o 1 bd for 5 days and take emanzen d 1 bd for 5 days
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FAQs

Q. How long should I take Biotax-O?

You should take Biotax-O 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 Biotax-O when I feel better?

No, do not stop taking Biotax-O 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 Biotax-O a strong antibiotic?

Yes, Biotax-O 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 Biotax-O cause diarrhea?

Yes, the use of Biotax-O 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 Biotax-O when my symptoms are relieved?

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

Q. Is Biotax-O used in typhoid?

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

Q. How long does Biotax-O takes to work?

Usually, Biotax-O 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 Biotax-O?

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.

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