Medicine Overview of Cefitaxe AZ Tablet
Side Effects of Cefitaxe AZ are Nausea, Vomiting, Diarrhoea, Stomach pain, Loss of appetite, Indigestion, Flatulence.
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.
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.
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Cefitaxe AZ Tablet related warnings
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.
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.
Cefitaxe AZ Tablet does not usually affect your ability to drive.
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.
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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Frequently asked questions about Cefitaxe AZ Tablet
Q. What is Cefitaxe az used for?
Cefitaxe az is used to treat patients with bacterial infections. Cefixime is used to treat infections such as pneumonia; bronchitis; gonorrhea; and ear, lung, throat and urinary tract infections. Azithromycin is an antibiotic and indicated for the treatment of ear infections, strep throat, pneumonia, traveler's diarrhea (loose stools and stomach cramps while traveling). It may also be used for the number of sexually transmitted infections including chlamydia and gonorrhea infection.
Q. What is gonorrhea and its related symptoms?
Gonorrhea is a sexually transmitted disease (STD) that you can get from having sex with a person who already has it. You can get gonorrhea from having oral, vaginal or anal sex. Many people with gonorrhea feel fine and do not have any symptoms. Other people may have symptoms including pain during sex, pain while urinating, discharge from the penis in males and changes in usual vaginal discharge in females.
Q. Can the use of Azithromycin alone used to treat typhoid?
Yes, the use of azithromycin for 5 days has been found to be highly effective for the treatment of uncomplicated typhoid fever in children and adolescents. However, it is advised to take proper consultation from the doctor before starting the dose.
Q. How many days it will take to recover from typhoid?
It is usually between seven and fourteen days, but 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 and 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 for you. You need to take these for 7 to 14 days. Your symptoms should begin to improve 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 are the complications of typhoid fever?
Complications caused by typhoid fever usually only occur in people who haven't been treated with appropriate antibiotics. It is usually seen during the third week of infection. Internal bleeding in the digestive system is one of the complication.
Q. What is Clostridium Difficile-Associated Disease?
Clostridium difficile associated diarrhea (CDAD) has been reported with use of nearly all antibacterial agents, including Cefitaxe az and may range in severity from mild diarrhea to fatal colitis(inflammation of large intestine). It is associated with diarrhoea, fever, loss of appetite, nausea and stomach pain.
Q. What special precautions should I follow while taking the Cefitaxe az?
Before taking Cefitaxe az tell your doctor if you are allergic to the medicine, or having kidney or liver disease or if you are pregnant, planning to become pregnant, or breastfeeding.
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