Cefox 50mg Syrup

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Composition for Cefox 50mg Syrup

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30 ml in 1 bottle
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Medicine Overview of Cefox Syrup

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Uses of Cefox Syrup

Cefox 50mg Syrup is used in the treatment of bacterial infections
It is used for short-term treatment of bacterial infections of urinary tract, skin and soft-tissue, ear, bone, blood, abdomen, genital and lungs (pneumonia). It is also used to prevent infections after surgery.
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Side effects of Cefox Syrup

Common

Nausea, Diarrhoea, Allergic reaction.

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How to use Cefox Syrup

Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Check the label for directions before use. Measure it with a measuring cup and take it by mouth. Shake well before use. It can be taken with or without food, but it is better to take Cefox 50mg Syrup at a fixed time.

How Cefox Syrup works

Cefox 50mg syrup is an antibiotic. It kills bacteria by preventing them from forming their own protective covering which is required for their survival in the human body.

In Depth Information on Cefox Syrup

Expert advice for Cefox Syrup

  • Make sure you complete the course even if you start to feel better.
  • Discontinue Cefox and inform your doctor immediately if you get a rash, itchy skin, swelling of face and mouth, or have difficulty in breathing.
  • 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.
  • If you're on blood thinners, Cefox can interact with your medications and increase your bleeding tendencies.
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Warnings
Special precautions for Cefox 50mg Syrup
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Alcohol
CAUTION
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Pregnancy
PROBABLY SAFE
Cefox 50mg Syrup 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
Cefox 50mg Syrup 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.

Avoid prolonged use of Cefox 50mg Syrup, since it may have possible effects such as rash and diarrhea.
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Driving
SAFE
Cefox 50mg Syrup does not usually affect your ability to drive.
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Kidney
CAUTION
Cefox 50mg Syrup should be used with caution in patients wit
h kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Cefox 50mg Syrup may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
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Liver
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Cefox 50mg Syrup should be used with caution in patients wit
h liver disease. Dose adjustment of Cefox 50mg Syrup may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
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Missed Dosageuses

If you miss a dose of Cefixime, 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.

Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions for Cefox 50mg Syrup

Frequently asked questions for Cefixime

Cefox 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).
Cefox has not been indicated for the treatment of diarrhea. Please talk to your doctor if you have diarrhea before taking any antibiotics.
Yes, Cefox belongs to a group of antibiotics called 'cephalosporins'.
Safety of Cefox 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.
Cefox 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.
Cefox is not a sulfa drug. It belongs to the class of medicines known as cephalosporins.
Diarrhea is a common side effect of Cefox. 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 Cefox. Please consult your doctor in case you experience constipation while taking Cefox.
Cefox 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.
Cefox is a cephalosporin which has an action similar to penicillins but it does not contain any penicillin.
No, Cefox is not active against pseudomonas. Most strains of pseudomonas are resistant to Cefox. Please consult your doctor if you have pseudomonas infections for the appropriate antibiotic treatment.
No, Cefox does not contain sulfur. Please check the package leaflet (patient information leaflet) before using any medicine for its contents.
Cefox 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.
Cefox 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.
Cefox is not indicated for the treatment of typhoid by the government regulatory authorities. However, Indian Academy of Pediatrics recommend the use of Cefox 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 Cefox may affect the action of birth control pills. Please consult your doctor to confirm whether you require a extra birth control measure while taking Cefox.
Q. Can I take Cefox with azithromycin?
No interactions have been clinically observed between Cefox and azithromycin. However, interactions may occur. Always consult with your doctor before taking two medicines together.
Q. Can I take Cefox and doxycycline together?
No interactions have been clinically observed between Cefox and doxycycline. However, interactions may occur. Always consult with your doctor before taking two medicines together.
Q. Can I take Cefox with paracetamol?
No interactions have been clinically observed between Cefox and paracetamol. However, interactions may occur. Always consult with your doctor before taking two medicines together.
Q. Can I take Cefox with folic acid?
Folic acid can be taken with Cefox 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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