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CEXIN 250 MG TABLET DT


Overview

Uses of Cexin Tablet DT

Cexin Tablet DT side effects

Common
  • Rash
  • Allergic reaction
  • Stomach pain
  • Nausea
  • Indigestion
  • Diarrhea

How to use Cexin Tablet DT

Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Dissolve it in a glass of water before taking it. CEXIN 250 MG TABLET DT may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.

How Cexin Tablet DT works

CEXIN 250 MG TABLET DT is an antibiotic. It kills bacteria by preventing them from forming the bacterial protective covering (cell wall) which is needed for them to survive.

Cexin Tablet DT related warnings

Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Pregnancy
PROBABLY SAFE
CEXIN 250 MG TABLET DT is probably safe to use during pregnancy.
Animal studies have shown low or no adverse effect on the fetus, however, there are limited human studies. Please consult your doctor.
Lactation
SAFE
CEXIN 250 MG TABLET DT 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 CEXIN 250 MG TABLET DT, since it may have possible effects such as rash and diarrhea.
Driving
SAFE
CEXIN 250 MG TABLET DT does not usually affect your ability to drive.
Kidney
CEXIN 250 MG TABLET DT should be used with caution in patients with severe kidney disease. Dose adjustment of CEXIN 250 MG TABLET DT may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
CAUTION
CEXIN 250 MG TABLET DT should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of CEXIN 250 MG TABLET DT may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

What if you miss a dose of Cexin Tablet DT?

If you miss a dose of CEXIN 250 MG TABLET DT, 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.

Alternate Brands

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Expert Advice

  • Your doctor has prescribed CEXIN 250 MG TABLET DT 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 CEXIN 250 MG TABLET DT 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.
  • Avoid consuming alcohol while taking CEXIN 250 MG TABLET DT as it may cause increased side effects.

Patient Concerns

Questions Related to Cexin

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Kya fever main cefixime 50 mg dry syrup de sakte haiKitna ml dena hota hai
Dr. Amit Modi
Child Specialist
Hello, Cefixime is a third generation cephalosporin, an antibiotic used in specific bacterial infections. For fever you must use antipyretics like paracetamol to decrease the temperature. Antibiotic is only to be started if bacterial infection is suspected. Do visit a pediatrician for clinical examination of your child.
I have a history of recurring yeast and bacterial vaginosis infections.
Dr. Sonu Balhara Ahlawat
Infertility
Tab metrogyl 500 mg twice a day x 5 days and tab fluconazole 150 mg three doses alternate days
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FAQs

Q. Is cephalexin safe?

Cephalexin is safe if used at prescribed doses for the prescribed duration as advised by your doctor

Q. Can the use of Cexin cause diarrhea?

Yes, the use of Cexin can cause diarrhea. It is an antibiotic which kills the harmful bacteria. However, it also affects the helpful bacteria in your stomach or intestine and causes diarrhea. If diarrhea persists, talk to your doctor about it.

Q. What if Cexin doesn't work?

Talk to your doctor if Cexin doesn't seem to work for you. Your doctor may increase the dose of Cexin or switch you to an alternate option, which may work for you.

Q. What if I don't get better after using Cexin?

Inform your doctor if you don't feel better after finishing the full course of treatment. Also, inform him if your symptoms are getting worse while using this medicine.

Q. Can I stop taking Cexin when my symptoms are relieved?

No, do not stop taking Cexin and complete the full course of treatment even if you feel better. Your symptoms may improve before the infection is completely cured.

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References
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