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Cefoxim 125 mg Syrup

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Composition for Cefoxim 125 mg Syrup

Prescription Required

Primary uses of Cefoxim 125 mg Syrup

MRP
146
30 ml in 1 bottle
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Medicine Overview of Cefoxim Syrup

Uses of Cefoxim Syrup

Cefoxim 125 mg 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, blood, and lungs (pneumonia). It is also used to prevent infections after surgery.

Cefoxim Syrup side effects

Common

Side Effects of Cefoxim are Rash, Vomiting, Allergic reaction, Increased liver enzymes, Nausea, Diarrhoea.

How to use Cefoxim 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. Cefoxim 125 mg Syrup is to be taken with food.
Avoid Cefoxim 125 mg Syrup with dietary sodium.

How Cefoxim Syrup works

Cefoxim 125 mg Syrup is an antibiotic. It kills bacteria by preventing them from forming the bacterial protective covering which is needed for them to survive.

In Depth Information on Cefoxim Syrup

Expert advice for Cefoxim Syrup

  • Your doctor has prescribed Cefoxim 125 mg Syrup 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.
  • Discontinue Cefoxim 125 mg Syrup 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.
  • Take it with food to avoid an upset stomach.
  • Avoid consuming alcohol while taking Cefoxim 125 mg Syrup as it may cause increased side effects.
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Cefoxim Syrup related warnings
Special precautions for Cefoxim Syrup
Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Pregnancy
PROBABLY SAFE
Cefoxim 125 mg 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.
Lactation
SAFE
Cefoxim 125 mg 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 Cefoxim 125 mg Syrup, since it may have possible effects such as rash and diarrhea.
Driving
Not relevant, as Cefoxim 125 mg Syrup is intended for use in hospitalised patients.
Kidney
There is limited information available on the use of Cefoxim 125 mg Syrup in patients with kidney disease. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
There is limited information available on the use of Cefoxim 125 mg Syrup in patients with liver disease. Please consult your doctor.

What if you miss a dose of Cefoxim Syrup?uses

If you miss a dose of Cefoxim 125 mg Syrup, 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 about Cefoxim Syrup

Frequently asked questions about Cefuroxime

Q. Is Cefoxim an antibiotic?
Yes, Cefoxim is an antibiotic. It is a second-generation cephalosporin antibiotic used to treat various infections.
Q. Is Cefoxim a form of penicillin drug?
Cefoxim belongs to the cephalosporin antibiotics and is not a penicillin drug. However, its chemical structure and action is similar to penicillin.
Q. Is Cefoxim safe?
Cefoxim is safe if used at prescribed doses for the prescribed duration as advised by your doctor
Q. Is Cefoxim a steroid?
Cefoxim is not a steroid molecule. It is an antibiotic which belongs to the group of cephalosporins.
Q. Is Cefoxim safe in G6PD deficiency?
Cefoxim is not known to cause hemolysis in glucose-6-phosphate dehydrogenase (G6PD) deficient individuals. However, ask your doctor before taking Cefoxim if you are G6PD deficient.
Q. Is Cefoxim useful in the treatment of urinary tract infection (UTI)?
Cefoxim is indicated for the treatment of uncomplicated urinary tract infection (UTI). Its effectiveness would depend on the infecting organism and hence you should consult your doctor for the right diagnosis and treatment.
Q. Can Cefoxim be taken with azithromycin?
Cefoxim is not known to have any clinically meaningful interaction with azithromycin. However, both are antibiotics and should be used only when advised by the doctor.
Q. Can Cefoxim be taken with doxycycline?
Cefoxim is not known to have any clinically meaningful interaction with doxycyclin. However, both are antibiotics and should be used only when advised by the doctor.
Q. Is it safe to take Cefoxim with pseudoephedrine?
Cefoxim is not known to have any clinically meaningful interaction with pseudoephedrine. However, interactions can occur. Ask your doctor before taking the drugs together.
Q. Can Cefoxim be taken with naproxen?
Cefoxim is not known to have any clinically meaningful interaction with naproxen. However, interactions can occur. Ask your doctor before taking the drugs together.
Q. Is it safe to take Cefoxim with paracetamol (acetaminophen)?
Cefoxim is not known to have any clinically meaningful interaction with paracetamol. However, interactions can occur. Ask your doctor before taking the drugs together.
Q. Does Cefoxim expire?
Cefoxim like any other drug has an expiry data and should not be used after that. Please check the package insert before using the medicine.
Q. Can Cefoxim help to treat pneumonia?
Cefoxim is indicated in the treatment of pneumonia. However, its effectiveness would depend on the infecting organism and hence you should consult your doctor for the right diagnosis and treatment.
Q. Does Cefoxim have penicillin in it?
No, Cefoxim does not have penicillin in it. It is a cephalosporin antibiotic which is similar to penicillin.
Q. Can the use of Cefoxim cause constipation?
Cefoxim is not known to cause constipation. It is associated with diarrhea. However, if you experience any such symptom while taking Cefoxim, consult your doctor.
Q. Does Cefoxim cover staphylococci?
Yes, Cefoxim is active against staphylococcus. However, strains resistant to the drug have also been reported. Talk to your doctor for the right diagnosis and treatment of your infection.
Q. Can the use of Cefoxim make you feel tired?
Cefoxim use is not associated with tiredness. However, if you experience tiredness while taking Cefoxim, consult your doctor.
Q. Can I take alprazolam with Cefoxim?
No drug interactions have been reported when Cefoxim is used with alprazolam. However, interactions can occur. Please consult your doctor before taking the two medicines together.
Q. Can I take Cefoxim with ibuprofen?
No drug interactions have been reported when Cefoxim is used with ibuprofen. However, interactions can occur. Please consult your doctor before taking the two medicines together.
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