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CEFIFURT XL 200 MG/500 MG TABLET


Overview

Uses of Cefifurt XL Tablet

Cefifurt XL Tablet side effects

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

How to use Cefifurt XL 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 XL 200 MG/500 MG TABLET is to be taken empty stomach.
Take it preferably 1 - 2 hours before food.

How Cefifurt XL Tablet works

CEFIFURT XL 200 MG/500 MG TABLET is a combination of two antibiotics: Cefixime and Cloxacillin. These antibiotics work by preventing the formation of the bacterial protective covering which is essential for the survival of bacteria in the human body. Together, they treat your infection effectively.

Cefifurt XL Tablet related warnings

Alcohol
CAUTION
It is unsafe to consume alcohol with CEFIFURT XL 200 MG/500 MG TABLET.
Pregnancy
PROBABLY SAFE
CEFIFURT XL 200 MG/500 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
CEFIFURT XL 200 MG/500 MG TABLET is probably safe to use during lactation. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent a significant risk to the baby.
Driving
SAFE
CEFIFURT XL 200 MG/500 MG TABLET does not usually affect your ability to drive.
Kidney
CAUTION
CEFIFURT XL 200 MG/500 MG TABLET should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of CEFIFURT XL 200 MG/500 MG TABLET may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Regular monitoring of kidney function tests is advised while taking this medicine.
Liver
CAUTION
CEFIFURT XL 200 MG/500 MG TABLET should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of CEFIFURT XL 200 MG/500 MG TABLET may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Regular monitoring of liver function tests is advised while taking this medicine.

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Expert Advice

  • You have been prescribed this combination medicine to treat bacterial infections.
  • Finish the prescribed course, even if you start to feel better. Stopping it early may make the infection come back and harder to treat.
  • Take it with food to avoid an upset stomach.
  • Diarrhea may occur as a side effect. Taking probiotics along with CEFIFURT XL 200 MG/500 MG TABLET may help. Talk to your doctor if you notice bloody stools or develop abdominal cramps.
  • Stop taking CEFIFURT XL 200 MG/500 MG 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.

Patient Concerns

Questions Related to Cefifurt XL

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Kya fever main cefixime 50 mg dry syrup de sakte haiKitna ml dena hota hai
Dr. Amit Modi
Child Specialist
Hello, Cefixime is a third generation cephalosporin, an antibiotic used in specific bacterial infections. For fever you must use antipyretics like paracetamol to decrease the temperature. Antibiotic is only to be started if bacterial infection is suspected. Do visit a pediatrician for clinical examination of your child.
I have a history of recurring yeast and bacterial vaginosis infections.
Dr. Sonu Balhara Ahlawat
Infertility
Tab metrogyl 500 mg twice a day x 5 days and tab fluconazole 150 mg three doses alternate days
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FAQs

Q. Can the use of Cefifurt XL cause diarrhea?

Yes, the use of Cefifurt XL 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 Cefifurt XL takes to work?

Usually, Cefifurt XL 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 Cefifurt XL?

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 Cefifurt XL when I feel better?

No, do not stop taking Cefifurt XL 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
  1. Cefixime. Mandideep, India: Lupin Limited; 1986 [revised May 2012]. [Accessed 07 Feb. 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. Drugs.com. Cloxacilli. [Accessed 10 Apr. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link
  4. Cefixime. Toronto, Canada: Teva Canada Limited; 2016. [Accessed 10 Apr. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link
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