Cefinate OLB Tablet

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Introduction

Cefinate OLB Tablet is a combination medicine that is used to treat various types of bacterial infections. It fights against the microorganisms to prevent their growth and further spread of the infection. It also prevents diarrhea which may occur as side effect of this medicine.

Cefinate OLB 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 Cefinate OLB Tablet

Benefits of Cefinate OLB Tablet

In Treatment of Bacterial infections

Cefinate OLB 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. Cefinate OLB Tablet also restores the level of good bacteria in your stomach and thus prevents stomach upset due to the antibiotics. 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 Cefinate OLB 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 Cefinate OLB

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

How to use Cefinate OLB 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. Cefinate OLB Tablet may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.

How Cefinate OLB Tablet works

Cefinate OLB Tablet is a combination of three medicines: Cefixime, Ofloxacin, and Lactobacillus. Cefixime works by preventing the formation of the bacterial protective covering which is essential for the survival of bacteria in the human body. Ofloxacin works by preventing the bacteria from reproducing and repairing themselves. Together, they eradicate your infection effectively. Lactobacillus is a live micro-organism which restores the balance of good bacteria in the intestine that may get upset with antibiotic use or due to intestinal infections.

Safety advice

Alcohol
UNSAFE
It is unsafe to consume alcohol with Cefinate OLB Tablet.
Pregnancy
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Cefinate OLB Tablet may be unsafe to use during pregnancy. Although there are limited studies in humans, animal studies have shown harmful effects on the developing baby. Your doctor will weigh the benefits and any potential risks before prescribing it to you. Please consult your doctor.
Breast feeding
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Cefinate OLB Tablet is probably unsafe to use during breastfeeding. Limited human data suggests that the drug may pass into the breastmilk and harm the baby.
Driving
UNSAFE
Cefinate OLB Tablet may decrease alertness, affect your vision or make you feel sleepy and dizzy. Do not drive if these symptoms occur.
Kidney
CAUTION
Cefinate OLB Tablet should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Cefinate OLB Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
CAUTION
Cefinate OLB Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Cefinate OLB Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

What if you forget to take Cefinate OLB Tablet?

If you miss a dose of Cefinate OLB 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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Quick tips

  • Take it with or without food but at the same time every day.
  • Do not skip any dose and finish the course as suggested by the doctor.
  • It is advisable to stay hydrated and drink plenty of water to overcome medicine side effects. 
  • Use caution while driving or doing anything that requires concentration as Cefinate OLB Tablet can cause drowsiness and sleepiness.
  • Inform your doctor if you experience rashes, itching, swelling and shortness of breath while taking the medicine.

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ANTI INFECTIVES

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FAQs

Q. Can I stop taking Cefinate OLB Tablet when I feel better?

No, do not stop taking Cefinate OLB Tablet 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 Cefinate OLB Tablet 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. What if I don't get better after using Cefinate OLB 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.

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References

  1. Cefixime. Guildford, Surrey: Aventis Pharma Limited; 2009 [revised 28 Jun. 2018]. [Accessed 25 Apr. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link
  2. Drugs.com. Lactobacillus. [Accessed 28 Mar. 2018] (online) Available from:External Link

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arvinda ghosh marg, ramdaspeth, akola, maharashtra 444001
Country of origin: India

Expires on or after: December, 2021

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