Cefoxid 125mg Tablet

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Composition for Cefoxid 125mg Tablet

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Medicine Overview of Cefoxid Tablet

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Uses of Cefoxid Tablet

Cefoxid 125mg Tablet 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, blood, abdomen, genital and lungs (pneumonia). It is also used to prevent infections after surgery.
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Side effects of Cefoxid Tablet

Common

Nausea, Diarrhoea, Allergic reaction.

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How to use Cefoxid 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. It can be taken with or without food, but it is better to take Cefoxid 125mg Tablet at a fixed time.

How Cefoxid Tablet works

Cefoxid 125mg tablet 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 Cefoxid Tablet

Expert advice for Cefoxid Tablet

  • Your doctor has prescribed Cefoxid to cure your infection and improve symptoms.
  • Do not skip any doses and finish the full course of treatment even if you feel better.
  • Discontinue Cefoxid 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, Cefoxid can interact with your medications and increase your bleeding tendencies.
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Warnings
Special precautions for Cefoxid 125mg Tablet
Alcohol
SAFE
It is generally safe to consume alcohol with Cefoxid 125mg Tablet.
Pregnancy
PROBABLY SAFE
Cefoxid 125mg 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.
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Lactation
SAFE
Cefoxid 125mg 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.

Avoid prolonged use of Cefoxid 125mg Tablet, since it may have possible effects such as rash and diarrhea.
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Driving
Do not drive unless you are feeling well.

Cefoxid 125mg Tablet may cause a headache, dizziness, nervousness, sleeplessness, and fatigue, therefore the ability to drive may be influenced.
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Kidney
CAUTION
Cefoxid 125mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients
with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Cefoxid 125mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
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Liver
Cefoxid 125mg Tablet is probably safe to use in patients wit
h liver disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Cefoxid 125mg Tablet may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.
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Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions for Cefoxid 125mg Tablet

Frequently asked questions for Cefadroxil

Q. Does cefadroxil, or Odoxil contain sulfa or a form of penicillin drug?
No, they do not contain sulfa or not a penicillin drug. They are cephalosporin antibiotics
Yes, you can take Cefoxid in strep throat; bronchitis, sinus infection, tooth infection, or acne but you cannot take it for yeast infection. Please consult your doctor for your medical condition before taking the drug
Q. Can I take cefadroxil with Nyquil (acetaminophen, dextromethorphan, doxylamine, and pseudoephedrine), Tylenol (paracetamol), ibuprofen, or Benadryl (diphenhydramine)?
Cefuroxime is not reported to interact with Nyquil (acetaminophen, dextromethorphan, doxylamine, and pseudoephedrine), Tylenol (paracetamol), ibuprofen, or Benadryl (diphenhydramine). Please follow the advice of the doctor regarding their simultaneous use
Cefoxid may cause yeast infections, but it is not known to cause constipation
Cefoxid is safe if used at prescribed doses for the prescribed duration as advised by your doctor
Cefoxid needs to be stored at 20° to 25°C.
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