food interaction for CEFZIME
alcohol interaction for CEFZIME
pregnancy interaction for CEFZIME
lactation interaction for CEFZIME
Animal studies have shown low or no adverse effect on the foetus, however, there are limited human studies. Please consult your doctor.
SALT INFORMATION for CEFZIME
How it works
Common side effects
SUBSTITUTES for CEFZIME
- VIOCEF 1000 MG INJECTION(1 injection in vial)Signova Pharma Pvt LtdRs. 56.12/injectionRs. 56.12save 14% more per injection
- VIFIX 1000MG INJECTION(1 injection in vial)Vintage Labs Pvt LtdRs. 75.12/injectionRs. 75.12pay 16% more per injection
- CEFZIME SB 1000MG INJECTION(1 injection in vial)Ratchet Biotech Pvt LtdRs. 110/injectionRs. 110pay 69% more per injection
- VINCEF 1000MG INJECTION(1 injection in vial)Vintech FormulationsRs. 75/injectionRs. 75pay 15% more per injection
- QUIX 1000MG INJECTION(1 injection in vial)Que Pharma Pvt LtdRs. 64/injectionRs. 64save 2% more per injection
- Dr. Khoobsurat NajmaMBBS
- Dr. M. K. SinghMBBS, MD
- Dr. Sushila KatariaMBBS, MD, Diploma
- Dr. R. S. RawatMBBS, MD
- Dr. Kartavya ShahMBBS, DNB
Expert advice for CEFZIME
- 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 CEFZIME
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.