Medicine Overview of Cefuxime-CV Tablet
Side Effects of Cefuxime-CV are Nausea, Vomiting, Diarrhoea, Increased liver enzymes, Allergic reaction.
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. Cefuxime-CV 250mg/62.5mg Tablet is to be taken with food.
This will help to improve the efficacy of this medicine.
Cefuxime-CV 250mg/62.5mg Tablet is a combination of two medicines: Cefuroxime and Clavulanic Acid. Cefuroxime is an antibiotic. It works by preventing the formation of the bacterial protective covering which is essential for the survival of bacteria in the human body. Clavulanic Acid is a beta-lactamase inhibitor which blocks the action of enzymes produced by bacteria to inactivate Cefuroxime. Addition of Clavulanic Acid reduces resistance and enhances the activity of Cefuroxime against bacteria.
In Depth Information on Cefuxime-CV Tablet
Cefuxime-CV Tablet related warnings
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Cefuxime-CV 250mg/62.5mg 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.
Cefuxime-CV 250mg/62.5mg 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.
Not relevant, as Cefuxime-CV 250mg/62.5mg Tablet is intended for use in hospitalised patients.
There is limited information available on the use of Cefuxime-CV 250mg/62.5mg Tablet in patients with kidney disease. Please consult your doctor.
There is limited information available on the use of Cefuxime-CV 250mg/62.5mg Tablet in patients with liver disease. Please consult your doctor.
Questions Related to Cefuxime-CV
Can I take fixime 200 antibiotic for cold and dry cough.
Dr. Waseem Mirza
u shouldn't take antibiotics without prescription, for simple cold n cough take syp corex-Dx 1 tsf tid, for cold DO STEAM INHALAION TWICE DAILY, WARM SALINE GARGLES, AVOID EXPOSURE TO COLD,TAKE REST tab levocet 1 tab bd for 5 days, take healthy diet to boost ur immunity comprising of proteins, vitamins particularly vit C, take plenty of fluids if not better in 3 days consult physician hope this helps, antibiotics are reserved only for bacterial infections , most cold like illnesses are viral so no need of antibiotics
Hello sir/ ma'am My child PATIENT from stomach infection and doctor suggested zifi-100 redimix. How it is work and any side effect of that zifi-100 redimix? What kind of taking care of my child and PATIENT 7 month old.?????
Dr. Gopal Samdani
Cefixime is used to treat a wide variety of bacterial infections. This medication is known as a cephalosporin antibiotic. It works by stopping the growth of bacteria.Remember that your doctor has prescribed this medication because he or she has judged that the benefit to you is greater than the risk of side effects. Many people using this medication do not have serious side effects.More common: Diarrhea loose or frequent stools Less common: Abdominal or stomach pain agitation black, tarry stools bleeding gums blistering, peeling, or loosening of the skin blood in the urine or stools and many more rare side effects
Frequently asked questions about Cefuxime-CV Tablet
Q. Can i take Cefuxime-cv for cold/flu?
No Cefuxime-cv is only indicated to treat bacterial infections. It does not treat viral infections (such as common cold or flu).
Q. How to take the Cefuxime-cv?
Take this medication by mouth with or without food as directed by your doctor, usually once a day. If you are consuming chewable tablets, chew thoroughly and then swallow. Continue to use this medicine until the full prescribed amount is finished even if symptoms disappear after the few days.
Q. Are there any specific conditions in which Cefuxime-cv should not to be taken?
The use of Cefuxime-cv should be avoided in patients with known allergy to any of the component or excipients of this medicine.
Q. Does the use of Cefuxime-cv is contraindicated in impaired in renal function?
Cefuxime-cv should be used with particular care in the presence of severely impaired renal function. Dose modification is advised for patients with moderate or severe renal impairment.
Q. What is Clostridium Difficile-Associated Disease?
Clostridium difficile is a common cause of hospital-acquired infection, which produces a diarrhoeal disease that varies in severity from asymptomatic colonisation to severe diarrhoea and complicating colitis. It is associated with diarrhoea, fever, loss of appetite, nausea and stomach pain.
Q. What are the precautions to be taken while taking Cefuxime-cv?
The dose of Cefuxime-cv should be adjusted in patients with impairment of kidneys and for those who have gastrointestinal disease or colitis.
Q. What are the serious side effects associated with the use of Cefuxime-cv?
The use of Cefuxime-cv can also lead to serious side effects like severe stomach/abdominal pain, persistent nausea/vomiting, unusual tiredness, new signs of infection (e.g., persistent sore throat, fever), yellowing eyes/skin, dark urine, easy bruising/bleeding, signs of kidney problems (such as change in the amount of urine), mental/mood changes (such as confusion). This medication may rarely cause a severe intestinal condition (Clostridium difficile-associated diarrhea) due to a resistant bacteria.
Q. Can the use of Cefuxime-cv cause diarrhea?
Yes, the use of Cefuxime-cv can cause diarrhea. Antibiotics can kill good, or helpful, bacteria in your stoamch or intestine and cause diarrhea. In case, you experience diarrhea, drink plenty of water or other fluids. Talk to your doctor if you have persistent diarrhea and any signs of dehydration like less urination with dark coloured and strong-smelling urine. Do not take any other medicines without consulting a doctor.
Q. Can i stop taking Cefuxime-cv when my symptoms get over?
No, you should continue taking Cefuxime-cv, even if you better. If you suddenly stop taking the medicine then serious withdrawal symptoms may occur.
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