Cefexy-CV 200mg/125mg Tablet

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Introduction

Cefexy-CV 200mg/125mg Tablet is a combination medicine. It is prescribed to treat various types of bacterial infections. It fights against the microorganisms to prevent their growth and further spread of the infection.

Cefexy-CV 200mg/125mg Tablet is a prescription medicine. It is advised to take it as per the prescription. It can be taken with or without food, but it must be taken at a fixed time to ensure better efficacy. Do not consume more than the recommended dose, as this may have harmful effects on your body. If you miss a dose, take it as soon as you remember. The course of the treatment must be completed even if you feel better. Sudden discontinuation of the treatment may affect the potency of the medicine.

Some common side effects of this medicine are nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, indigestion, etc. If any of the side effects get aggravated, you must consult your doctor immediately. If you experience any allergic reaction (rashes, itching, swelling, shortness of breath, etc.), you must seek immediate medical help.

Before taking this medicine, you should tell your doctor if you are taking any medicines for any health condition. Pregnant or breastfeeding women should also consult with their doctor before taking it. Avoid drinking alcohol as it can cause excessive drowsiness with this medicine. It usually does not impair your ability to drive, but you should not drive if it makes you feel sleepy or dizzy. You must take adequate rest for a faster recovery, also take a healthy diet and drink plenty of water. Your doctor may ask for a few laboratory and diagnostic tests to know the effects of the medicine on your body.

Uses of Cefexy-CV Tablet

Benefits of Cefexy-CV Tablet

In Treatment of Bacterial infections

Cefexy-CV 200mg/125mg Tablet used to treat certain bacterial infections such as sinus infections (sinusitis), chest infections such as bronchitis and pneumonia, gonorrhea (a sexually transmitted disease), and infections of the ears, skin, throat, stomach, urinary tract, and prostate gland. It works by stopping the growth of the bacteria. It is advisable to continue taking it as long as it is prescribed even when you feel better, to make sure that all bacteria are killed.

Side effects of Cefexy-CV Tablet

Most side effects do not require any medical attention and disappear as your body adjusts to the medicine. Consult your doctor if they persist or if you’re worried about them

Common side effects of Cefexy-CV

  • Diarrhea
  • Nausea
  • Stomach pain
  • Indigestion
  • Flatulence

How to use Cefexy-CV 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. Cefexy-CV 200mg/125mg Tablet may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.

How Cefexy-CV Tablet works

Cefexy-CV 200mg/125mg Tablet is a combination of two medicines: Cefixime and Potassium Clavulanate. Cefixime is an antibiotic. It works by preventing the formation of the bacterial protective covering which is essential for the survival of bacteria. Potassium Clavulanate is a beta-lactamase inhibitor which reduces resistance and enhances the activity of Cefixime against bacteria.

Safety Advice

Alcohol
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
It is not known whether it is safe to consume alcohol with Cefexy-CV 200mg/125mg Tablet. Please consult your doctor.
Pregnancy
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Cefexy-CV 200mg/125mg Tablet is generally considered safe to use during pregnancy. Animal studies have shown low or no adverse effects to the developing baby; however, there are limited human studies.
Breastfeeding
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Cefexy-CV 200mg/125mg Tablet is safe to use during breastfeeding. Human studies suggest that the drug does not pass into the breastmilk in a significant amount and is not harmful to the baby.
Driving
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
It is not known whether Cefexy-CV 200mg/125mg Tablet alters the ability to drive. Do not drive if you experience any symptoms that affect your ability to concentrate and react.
Kidney
CAUTION
Cefexy-CV 200mg/125mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Cefexy-CV 200mg/125mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
CAUTION
Cefexy-CV 200mg/125mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Cefexy-CV 200mg/125mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Regular monitoring of liver function tests is advised while you are taking this medicine.

What if you forget to take Cefexy-CV Tablet?

If you miss a dose of Cefexy-CV 200mg/125mg 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.

Alternate Brands

For informational purposes only. Consult a doctor before taking any medicines.
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Quick Tips

  • You have been prescribed this combination medicine to treat bacterial infections even if they have developed resistance. 
  • Finish the prescribed course, even if you start to feel better. Stopping it early may make the infection come back and harder to treat.
  • Diarrhea may occur as a side effect. Taking probiotics along with Cefexy-CV 200mg/125mg Tablet may help. Talk to your doctor if you notice bloody stools or develop abdominal cramps.
  • Take it with food and plenty of fluids to avoid an upset stomach.
  • Stop taking Cefexy-CV 200mg/125mg Tablet and inform your doctor immediately if you develop an itchy rash, swelling of the face, throat or tongue or breathing difficulties while taking it.

Fact Box

Habit Forming
No
Therapeutic Class
ANTI INFECTIVES

Patient Concerns

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FAQs

Q. Can the use of Cefexy-CV 200mg/125mg Tablet cause diarrhea?

Yes, the use of Cefexy-CV 200mg/125mg Tablet 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 you are experiencing severe diarrhea, talk to your doctor about it.

Q. How long does Cefexy-CV 200mg/125mg Tablet takes to work?

Usually, Cefexy-CV 200mg/125mg Tablet 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 Cefexy-CV 200mg/125mg Tablet?

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.

Q. Can I stop taking Cefexy-CV 200mg/125mg Tablet when I feel better?

No, do not stop taking Cefexy-CV 200mg/125mg Tablet and complete the full course of treatment even if you feel better. Your symptoms may improve before the infection is completely cured.

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References

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