Cefitaxe 100mg Tablet DT

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Leeford Healthcare Ltd

Composition for Cefitaxe 100mg Tablet DT

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Primarily used for

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Alcohol
36.96
₹3.7/Tablet DT
10 tablet dt in 1 strip
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Medicine Overview of Cefitaxe Tablet DT

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Uses of Cefitaxe Tablet DT

Cefitaxe 100mg Tablet DT is used in the treatment of bacterial infections.
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Side effects of Cefitaxe Tablet DT

Common

Nausea, Diarrhoea, Allergic reaction.

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How to use Cefitaxe Tablet DT

Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Dissolve it in a glass of water before taking it. It can be taken with or without food, but it is better to take Cefitaxe 100mg Tablet DT at a fixed time.

How Cefitaxe Tablet DT works

Cefitaxe 100mg tablet dt is an antibiotic. It kills the bacteria by attacking their cell wall. Specifically, it prevents the synthesis of a substance in the cell wall called peptidoglycan, which provides the cell wall with the strength required for survival of bacteria in human body.

In Depth Information on Cefitaxe Tablet DT

Expert advice for Cefitaxe Tablet DT

  • Only use Cefitaxe when prescribed by a registered medical doctor.
  • Always take the full prescription, even if you feel better.
  • Can lead to nausea and diarrhoea frequently.
  • Inform your doctor if you develop a rash or other unexpected symptoms.
  • Inform your doctor if there is the previous history of drug allergy.
  • Avoid taking for a long duration as there is a risk of serious intestinal infection and low blood count.
  • Inform your doctor if you have ever been diagnosed with kidney or liver problems.
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Warnings
Special precautions for Cefitaxe 100mg Tablet DT
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Alcohol
CAUTION
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Pregnancy
PROBABLY SAFE
Cefitaxe 100mg Tablet DT is probably safe to use during pregnancy.

Animal studies have shown low or no adverse effect on the foetus, however, there are limited human studies. Please consult your doctor.
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Lactation
SAFE
Cefitaxe 100mg Tablet DT is safe to use during lactation. H
uman studies have shown that either the drug does not pass into the breastmilk in significant amount or is not expected to cause toxicity to the baby.
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Driving
SAFE
Cefitaxe 100mg Tablet DT does not usually affect your ability to drive.
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Kidney
CAUTION
Cefitaxe 100mg Tablet DT should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Cefitaxe 100mg Tablet DT may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

Caution to be advised in patients with impaired renal function.
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Liver
There is no data available. Please consult doctor before consuming the drug.

Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions for Cefitaxe 100mg Tablet DT

Frequently asked questions for Cefixime

Cefitaxe is a cephalosporin antibiotic used for treating many infections, for eg: infections of the ear, throat (e.g. tonsillitis, pharyngitis), chest and lungs (e.g. bronchitis, pneumonia) and urinary tract (e.g. cystitis and kidney infections).
Cefitaxe has not been indicated for the treatment of diarrhea. Please talk to your doctor if you have diarrhea before taking any antibiotics.
Yes, Cefitaxe belongs to a group of antibiotics called 'cephalosporins'.
Safety of Cefitaxe in children less than 6 months of age (includes premature and newborn infants) has not been established. Please consult your doctor before starting any antibiotics in children.
Cefitaxe is not a penicillin. It belongs to a different class of medicines known as cephalosporin and it works in a similar way as penicillins. However, they are different antibiotics. Please consult your doctor regarding their use.
Cefitaxe is not a sulfa drug. It belongs to the class of medicines known as cephalosporins.
Diarrhea is a common side effect of Cefitaxe. Diarrhea has been more commonly associated with higher doses. Stop the medicine if you have severe watery diarrhea that will not stop and you are feeling weak and have a fever. immediately consult your doctor.
Constipation has not been reported as a side effect with Cefitaxe. Please consult your doctor in case you experience constipation while taking Cefitaxe.
Cefitaxe is not effective against chlamydia infections, so, it is not used for its treatment. Please consult your doctor if you have been diagnosed with a chlamydial infection.
Cefitaxe is a cephalosporin which has an action similar to penicillins but it does not contain any penicillin.
No, Cefitaxe is not active against pseudomonas. Most strains of pseudomonas are resistant to Cefitaxe. Please consult your doctor if you have pseudomonas infections for the appropriate antibiotic treatment.
No, Cefitaxe does not contain sulfur. Please check the package leaflet (patient information leaflet) before using any medicine for its contents.
Cefitaxe is not active against the bacteria (Treponema pallidum) which causes syphilis. So, it is not used for the treatment of syphilis. Please consult your doctor if you have signs and symptoms of syphilis.
Cefitaxe can be used to treat uncomplicated gonorrhea caused by Neisseria gonorrhoeae (both penicillinase and non-penicillinase producing bacteria). However, always talk to your doctor if you have any infection as it should be diagnosed properly by a doctor before the start of antibiotics. Never take antibiotics yourself.
Cefitaxe is not indicated for the treatment of typhoid by the government regulatory authorities. However, Indian Academy of Pediatrics recommend the use of Cefitaxe in children for uncomplicated typhoid fever. It is hence, advisable that you must take the antibiotics for typhoid fever only when it is recommended by your doctor. Do not take antibiotics yourself.
There is no evidence of cefexime affecting birth control (contraception). However, interactions may occur and Cefitaxe may affect the action of birth control pills. Please consult your doctor to confirm whether you require a extra birth control measure while taking Cefitaxe.
Q. Can I take Cefitaxe with azithromycin?
No interactions have been clinically observed between Cefitaxe and azithromycin. However, interactions may occur. Always consult with your doctor before taking two medicines together.
Q. Can I take Cefitaxe and doxycycline together?
No interactions have been clinically observed between Cefitaxe and doxycycline. However, interactions may occur. Always consult with your doctor before taking two medicines together.
Q. Can I take Cefitaxe with paracetamol?
No interactions have been clinically observed between Cefitaxe and paracetamol. However, interactions may occur. Always consult with your doctor before taking two medicines together.
Q. Can I take Cefitaxe with folic acid?
Folic acid can be taken with Cefitaxe as no drug-drug interactions have been clinically observed between them. However, interactions may occur. Please consult your doctor before taking the two medicines together.
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