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Cefifurt O Tablet

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Overview

Uses of Cefifurt O Tablet

Cefifurt O Tablet side effects

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

How to use Cefifurt 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. Cefifurt O Tablet is to be taken with food.

How Cefifurt O Tablet works

Cefifurt O Tablet is a combination of two antibiotics: Cefixime and Ofloxacin. Cefixime works by preventing the formation of the bacterial protective covering which is essential for the survival of the bacteria in the human body. Ofloxacin works by preventing the bacteria from reproducing and repairing themselves. Together, they treat your infection effectively.

Cefifurt O Tablet related warnings

Alcohol
CAUTION
It is unsafe to consume alcohol with Cefifurt O Tablet.
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Cefifurt O Tablet may be unsafe to use during pregnancy.
Animal studies have shown adverse effects on the fetus, however, there are limited human studies. The benefits from use in pregnant women may be acceptable despite the risk. Please consult your doctor.
Lactation
CAUTION
Cefifurt O Tablet is probably unsafe to use during lactation. Limited human data suggest that the drug could represent a significant risk to the baby.
Driving
Cefifurt O Tablet may make you feel dizzy, drowsy or affect your vision. Do not drive until your vision is clear.
Kidney
CAUTION
Cefifurt O Tablet should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Cefifurt O Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
CAUTION
Cefifurt O Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Cefifurt O Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

Alternate Brands

For informational purposes only. Consult a doctor before taking any medicines.
No alternate brands found for this medicine

Expert Advice

  • You have been prescribed Cefifurt O 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 does not stop or if you find blood in your stools.
  • Discontinue Cefifurt O Tablet and inform your doctor immediately if you get a rash, itchy skin, swelling of face and mouth, or have difficulty in breathing.
  • Notify your doctor if you feel pain in your tendons, numbness, or tingling sensations.
  • Inform your doctor if you are pregnant or planning to conceive or breastfeeding.

Patient Concerns

Questions Related to Cefifurt 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. What are the instructions for storage and disposal of Cefifurt O?

Keep this medicine in the container or the pack it came in, tightly closed. Store it according to the instructions mentioned on the pack or label. Dispose of the unused medicine. Make sure it is not consumed by pets, children and other people.

Q. Can I stop taking Cefifurt O when I feel better?

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

Q. What if I miss my dose?

Take Cefifurt O as soon as you remember it. However, do not take it if it's almost time for your next dose. Also, do not take an extra dose to make up for your missed dose.

Q. Can the use of Cefifurt O cause diarrhea?

Yes, the use of Cefifurt 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 you are experiencing severe diarrhea, talk to your doctor about it.

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

Q. Does the use of Cefifurt O help treat Urinary tract infections (UTIs)?

The use of Cefifurt O is advised in the treatment of Urinary tract infections (UTIs).

Q. Can the use of Cefifurt O cause diarrhea?

Yes, the use of Cefifurt O can cause diarrhea. Antibiotics can kill the good and helpful bacteria in your stomach or intestine and cause diarrhea. In case of diarrhea, drink plenty of water or other fluids. Talk to your doctor if diarrhea persists and you notice any signs of dehydration, like less urination with dark colored and strong-smelling urine. Do not take any other medicine without consulting a doctor.

Q. What are the treatment options of UTI and how to prevent it?

Take your antibiotics exactly as prescribed and never skip doses. It will help cure the infection faster. Change personal hygiene habits and urinate before and after sexual activity. Drink plenty of water to help clear the bacteria from your body and always try to fully empty your bladder when you pee.

Q. Can I drive while I am taking Cefifurt O?

No, taking Cefifurt O may make you feel sleepy, dizzy or could affect your eyesight. So, do not drive or use machines until you know how this medicine affects you.

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References
  1. Tiwaskar M. Cefixime-ofloxacin Combination in the Management of Uncomplicated Typhoid Fever in the Indian Community Setting. J Assoc Physicians India. 2019;67:75-80. [Accessed 10 Apr. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link
  2. Cefixime. Guildford, Surrey: SANOFI; 2009 [revised 28 Jun. 2018]. [Accessed 07 Feb. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link
  3. Ofloxacin. Hatfield, Hertfordshire: Generics UK T/A Mylan; 2002 [revised Mar. 2016]. [Accessed 07 Feb. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link
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