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Cefitop-OZ Tablet


Overview

Uses of Cefitop-OZ Tablet

Cefitop-OZ Tablet side effects

Common
  • Headache
  • Dizziness
  • Stomach pain
  • Nausea
  • Flatulence
  • Diarrhea
  • Loss of appetite
  • Dyspepsia

How to use Cefitop-OZ 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. Cefitop-OZ Tablet is to be taken with food.

How Cefitop-OZ Tablet works

Cefitop-OZ Tablet is a combination of two antibiotics: Cefixime and Ornidazole. Cefixime works by preventing the formation of the bacterial protective covering which is essential for the survival of bacteria in the human body. Ornidazole kills other infectious microorganisms in addition to bacteria by damaging their DNA. Together, they treat your infection effectively.

Cefitop-OZ Tablet related warnings

Alcohol
UNSAFE
It is unsafe to consume alcohol with Cefitop-OZ Tablet
Pregnancy
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Cefitop-OZ 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.
Lactation
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Information regarding the use of Cefitop-OZ Tablet during lactation is not available. Please consult your doctor.
Driving
UNSAFE
Cefitop-OZ Tablet may cause side effects which could affect your ability to drive.
Kidney
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Cefitop-OZ Tablet is probably safe to use in patients with kidney disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Cefitop-OZ Tablet may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
CAUTION
Cefitop-OZ Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Cefitop-OZ Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

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Expert Advice

  • You have been prescribed Cefitop-OZ Tablet to cure your infection and improve your symptoms.
  • Do not skip any doses and finish the full course of treatment even if you feel better. Stopping it early may make the infection to come back and harder to treat.
  • Take it with food to avoid an upset stomach.
  • Diarrhea may occur as a side effect but should stop when your course is complete. Inform your doctor if it doesn't stop or if you find blood in your stools.
  • Discontinue Cefitop-OZ Tablet and inform your doctor immediately if you get a rash, itchy skin, swelling of face and mouth, or have difficulty in breathing.
  • Inform your doctor if you are pregnant or planning to conceive or breastfeeding.

Patient Concerns

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FAQs

Q. What if I miss my dose?

Take Cefitop-OZ 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.

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References
  1. Cefixime. Guildford, Surrey: SANOFI; 2009 [revised 28 Jun. 2018]. [Accessed 09 Apr. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link
  2. Ornidazole. Auckland, New Zealand: Teva Pharma (New Zealand) Limited; 2017. [Accessed 09 Apr. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link
  3. Cefixime. Baltimore, Maryland: Lupin Pharmaceuticals Inc.; 1986 [revised May 2012]. [Accessed 10 Apr. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link
  4. ScienceDirect. Ornidazole. [Accessed 09 Apr. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link
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