Cefitaxe AZ Tablet


Overview

Uses of Cefitaxe AZ Tablet

Cefitaxe AZ Tablet is used in the treatment of bacterial infections.

Cefitaxe AZ Tablet side effects

Common
  • Nausea
  • Vomiting
  • Diarrhoea
  • Stomach pain
  • Loss of appetite
  • Indigestion
  • Flatulence

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

How Cefitaxe AZ Tablet works

Cefitaxe AZ Tablet is a combination of two antibiotics: Cefixime and Azithromycin. Cefixime works by preventing the formation of the bacterial protective covering which is essential for the survival of bacteria in the human body. Azithromycin stops bacterial growth by preventing the synthesis of essential proteins required by bacteria to carry out vital functions.

Cefitaxe AZ Tablet related warnings

Alcohol
CAUTION
Pregnancy
PROBABLY SAFE
Cefitaxe AZ Tablet 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.
Lactation
SAFE
Cefitaxe AZ Tablet is safe to use during lactation. Human 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.
There may be a possibility of diarrhea or rash in the baby.
Driving
SAFE
Cefitaxe AZ Tablet does not usually affect your ability to drive.
Kidney
CAUTION
Cefitaxe AZ Tablet should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Cefitaxe AZ Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
CAUTION
Cefitaxe AZ Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Cefitaxe AZ Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

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Patient Concerns

Questions Related to Cefitaxe AZ

Can I take fixime 200 antibiotic for cold and dry cough.
Dr. Waseem Mirza
Sexologist
u shouldn't take antibiotics without prescription, for simple cold n cough take syp corex-Dx 1 tsf tid, for cold DO STEAM INHALAION TWICE DAILY, WARM SALINE GARGLES, AVOID EXPOSURE TO COLD,TAKE REST tab levocet 1 tab bd for 5 days, take healthy diet to boost ur immunity comprising of proteins, vitamins particularly vit C, take plenty of fluids if not better in 3 days consult physician hope this helps, antibiotics are reserved only for bacterial infections , most cold like illnesses are viral so no need of antibiotics
Hello sir/ ma'am My child PATIENT from stomach infection and doctor suggested zifi-100 redimix. How it is work and any side effect of that zifi-100 redimix? What kind of taking care of my child and PATIENT 7 month old.?????
Dr. Gopal Samdani
Child Specialist
Cefixime is used to treat a wide variety of bacterial infections. This medication is known as a cephalosporin antibiotic. It works by stopping the growth of bacteria.Remember that your doctor has prescribed this medication because he or she has judged that the benefit to you is greater than the risk of side effects. Many people using this medication do not have serious side effects.More common: Diarrhea loose or frequent stools Less common: Abdominal or stomach pain agitation black, tarry stools bleeding gums blistering, peeling, or loosening of the skin blood in the urine or stools and many more rare side effects
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FAQs

Q. What is Cefitaxe AZ used for?
Cefitaxe AZ is a fixed-dose combination of two antibiotics and is used to treat patients with bacterial infections. Cefixime is used to treat infections of the ear, lung, throat and urinary tract. Azithromycin is useful in the treatment of ear infections, strep throat, pneumonia, traveler's diarrhea (loose stools and stomach cramps while traveling). Together they can be used to treat infections of the upper respiratory tract (typhoid and pneumonia), urinary tract and sexually transmitted diseases.
Q. What is gonorrhea and its related symptoms?
Gonorrhea is a sexually transmitted disease (STD). A patient may get this disease after having oral, vaginal or anal sex. Many patients with gonorrhea do not have any symptoms. Other patients may have symptoms like pain during sex, pain while urinating, discharge from the penis in males and changes in normal vaginal discharge of females.
Q. How many days does it take to recover from typhoid?
Typhoid takes around seven and fourteen days to get cured. However, its duration can be as short as three days, or as long as 30 days. If left untreated, illness usually lasts for three to four weeks, but may be longer in a small number of cases. Symptoms vary from mild to severe to life-threatening.
Q. What is the best treatment for typhoid fever?
If typhoid fever is diagnosed in its early stages, a course of antibiotic tablets may be prescribed to you. You will be needed to take these for 7 to 14 days. Your symptoms will start improving within 2 to 3 days of taking medicines. Make sure you rest, drink plenty of fluids and eat regular meals. You should also maintain good personal hygiene, such as regularly washing your hands with soap and warm water, to reduce the risk of spreading the infection to others.
Q. What special precautions should I follow while taking Cefitaxe AZ?
Before taking Cefitaxe AZ tell your doctor if you are allergic to the medicine, or have kidney or liver disease. Inform your doctor if you are pregnant, are planning a baby or are breastfeeding.
Information last updated by Dr. Varun Gupta, MD Pharmacology on 6th Sep 2018.
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