1mg, best e pharmacy in India

CEFTAS 400 MG TABLET

Tablet
MRP: Rs. 112 for 1 strip(s) (5 tablets each)
1
Unfortunately, we don't have any more items in stock
Report Error

Composition for CEFTAS

Cefixime(400 mg)

food interaction for CEFTAS

alcohol interaction for CEFTAS

pregnancy interaction for CEFTAS

lactation interaction for CEFTAS

food
alcohol
pregnancy
lactation
It can be taken with or without food, but it is better to take Ceftas 400 mg tablet at a fixed time.
null
UNSAFE
Ceftas 400 mg 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.
PROBABLY SAFE
Ceftas 400 mg tablet is probably safe to use during breastfeeding. Please consult your doctor.
SAFE

SALT INFORMATION for CEFTAS

Cefixime(400 mg)

Uses

Ceftas 400 mg tablet is used in the treatment of bacterial infections and typhoid fever.

How it works

Ceftas 400 mg tablet is an antibiotic. It kills the bacteria by attacking their cell wall. Specifically, it prevents the synthesis of a substance in the cell wall called peptidoglycan, which provides the cell wall with the strength required for survival of bacteria in human body.

Common side effects

Allergic skin rash, Diarrhoea, Shortness of breath, Difficulty in swalloing, Headache, Itching, Stomach upset, Vaginal infection, Vomiting, Wheezing

Common Dosage for CEFTAS 400 MG TABLET

Patients taking CEFTAS 400 MG TABLET

  • 46%
    Twice A Day
  • 28%
    Thrice A Day
  • 26%
    Once A Day

SUBSTITUTES for CEFTAS

9 Substitutes
Sorted By
RelevancePrice
  • TAXIM O 400 MG TABLET
    (10 tablets in strip)
    Alkem Laboratories Ltd
    Rs. 21.50/tablet
    Tablet
    Rs. 215.04
    save 4% more per tablet
  • SECEF 400MG TABLET
    (10 tablets in strip)
    Novartis India Ltd
    Rs. 19.62/tablet
    Tablet
    Rs. 196.25
    save 12% more per tablet
  • C TAX O 400 MG TABLET
    (10 tablets in strip)
    Zuventus Healthcare Ltd
    Rs. 19/tablet
    Tablet
    Rs. 190
    save 15% more per tablet
  • CEFIX 400 MG TABLET
    (4 tablets in strip)
    Cipla Ltd
    Rs. 28.89/tablet
    Tablet
    Rs. 115.57
    pay 29% more per tablet
  • TOPCEF 400MG TABLET
    (10 tablet in strip)
    Torrent Pharmaceuticals Ltd
    Rs. 11.54/tablet
    Tablet
    Rs. 115.38
    save 48% more per tablet

Top Physicians

  • Dr. M. K. Singh
    MBBS, MD
    4.8
  • Dr. Prabhat Kumar Jha
    MBBS, MD
    4.7
  • Dr. Joy Chakraborty
    MBBS, MD
    4.5
  • Dr. R. R. Dutta
    MBBS, MD
    4.4
  • Dr. Kartavya Shah
    MBBS, DNB
    4.2

Expert advice for CEFTAS

  • Take caution when taking the medicine if you have liver or kidney disease or history of anemia.
  • Take the tablets whole with a glass of water with or without food or milk. Do not crush or chew the tablets.
  • The medicine works best if taken with meal or within 30 minutes of a meal.
  • Talk to your doctor if you have kidney problems, inflammation of colon (colitis) or if you are taking medicines to thin the blood (e.g. warfarin).
  • Do not take cefixime if you are allergic to it or to any type of cephalosporin or penicillin drugs.
  • Do not take cefexime if you have allergic reaction (rash, swallowing or breathing problems, swelling of lips, face, tongue and throat).
  • Do not give cefixime to a child less than 6 months of age.

Frequently asked questions for CEFTAS

Cefixime

Q.What is cefexime and what is it used for?
Cefexime (also available as Topcef/ Taxem/ Mahacef/ Zifi/ Suprax) is a cephalosporin antibiotic used for a variety of infections of the throat, chest and urinary tract and infections like typhoid or gonorrhea

Q.Is cefixime same as penicillin?
It is not penicillin

Q.Does it contain sulfur?
It does not contain sulfur

Q.Does cefexime affect birth control?
There is no evidence of cefexime affecting contraception. Please consult your doctor to confirm whether you require a secondary birth control measure while taking levofloxacin.

Articles


Content on this page was last updated on 19 July, 2016, by Dr. Varun Gupta (MD Pharmacology)