food interaction for CEFIDOC
alcohol interaction for CEFIDOC
pregnancy interaction for CEFIDOC
lactation interaction for CEFIDOC
Animal studies have shown low or no adverse effect on the foetus, however, there are limited human studies. Please consult your doctor.
SALT INFORMATION for CEFIDOC
How it works
Common side effects
SUBSTITUTES for CEFIDOC
- ZIFI 100 MG TABLET DT(10 tablet dt in strip)FDC LtdRs. 5.30/tablet dtRs. 53save 41% more per tablet dt
- CEFOLAC 100MG TABLET DT(10 tablet dt in strip)Macleods Pharmaceuticals Pvt LtdRs. 5.19/tablet dtRs. 51.93save 42% more per tablet dt
- HIFEN 100 MG TABLET DT(10 tablet dt in strip)Hetero Drugs LtdRs. 5.30/tablet dtRs. 53save 41% more per tablet dt
- ZIPRAX 100 MG TABLET DT(10 tablet dt in strip)Cipla LtdRs. 6.30/tablet dtRs. 63.03save 30% more per tablet dt
- OMNATAX O 100 MG TABLET DT(10 tablet dt in strip)Abbott India LtdRs. 5.88/tablet dtRs. 58.75save 35% more per tablet dt
- Dr. M. K. SinghMBBS, MD
- Dr. Prabhat Kumar JhaMBBS, MD
- Dr. Sushila KatariaMBBS, MD, Diploma
- Dr. Joy ChakrabortyMBBS, MD
- Dr. R. S. RawatMBBS, MD
Expert advice for CEFIDOC
- Take caution when taking the medicine if you have liver or kidney disease or history of anemia.
- Take the tablets whole with a glass of water with or without food or milk. Do not crush or chew the tablets.
- The medicine works best if taken with meal or within 30 minutes of a meal.
- Talk to your doctor if you have kidney problems, inflammation of colon (colitis) or if you are taking medicines to thin the blood (e.g. warfarin).
- Do not take cefixime if you are allergic to it or to any type of cephalosporin or penicillin drugs.
- Do not take cefexime if you have allergic reaction (rash, swallowing or breathing problems, swelling of lips, face, tongue and throat).
- Do not give cefixime to a child less than 6 months of age.
Frequently asked questions for CEFIDOC
Q.What is cefexime and what is it used for?
Cefexime (also available as Topcef/ Taxem/ Mahacef/ Zifi/ Suprax) is a cephalosporin antibiotic used for a variety of infections of the throat, chest and urinary tract and infections like typhoid or gonorrhea
Q.Is cefixime same as penicillin?
It is not penicillin
Q.Does it contain sulfur?
It does not contain sulfur
Q.Does cefexime affect birth control?
There is no evidence of cefexime affecting contraception. Please consult your doctor to confirm whether you require a secondary birth control measure while taking levofloxacin.