Chloraxin 250 mg Capsule

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Overview

Uses of Chloraxin Capsule
Chloraxin 250 mg Capsule is used in the treatment of bacterial infections. It is used to treat certain types of serious infections caused by bacteria when other antibiotics cannot be used.
Chloraxin Capsule side effects
Common
  • Vomiting
  • Nausea
  • Diarrhoea
  • Taste change
How to use Chloraxin Capsule
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. Chloraxin 250 mg Capsule is to be taken empty stomach.
How Chloraxin Capsule works
Chloraxin 250 mg Capsule is an antibiotic which stops the growth of bacteria. It does so by preventing synthesis of essential proteins required by bacteria to carry out vital functions. This does not directly kill the bacteria, but prevents them from increasing in numbers, and eventually clears up the infection.
Chloraxin Capsule related warnings
Alcohol
CAUTION
Chloraxin 250 mg Capsule may cause symptoms such as flushing, increased heartbeat, nausea, thirst, chest pain and low blood pressure with alcohol (Disulfiram reactions).
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Chloraxin 250 mg Capsule may be unsafe to use during pregnancy.
Animal studies have shown adverse effects on the foetus, however, there are limited human studies. The benefits from use in pregnant women may be acceptable despite the risk. Please consult your doctor.
Lactation
CAUTION
Chloraxin 250 mg Capsule is probably unsafe to use during lactation. Limited human data suggest that the drug could represent a significant risk to the baby.
Driving
Chloraxin 250 mg Capsule may cause blurring of your vision for a short time just after its use. Do not drive until your vision is clear.
Kidney
Chloraxin 250 mg Capsule is probably safe to use in patients with kidney disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Chloraxin 250 mg Capsule may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
There is limited information available on the use of Chloraxin 250 mg Capsule in patients with liver disease. Please consult your doctor.

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Expert Advice

  • Always take the complete course of treatment, as advised by your doctor even if you feel better.
  • Antibiotics will not work for colds, flu, or other viral infections.
  • Never take an antibiotic for a viral infection like a cold or the flu.

Interaction with Drugs

Taking Chloraxin with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Brand(s): Ansurose, Farus, Feryz
LIFE-THREATENING
Brand(s): Altimic, Actovis Plus, Mycovit-OD
LIFE-THREATENING
Brand(s): Shinosun, Epikon, Sonal
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Imudrops, Neoral, Aurosporine
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Imunotac, Emgraf, Tacrefite LS
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Mysoline
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Coxbact, Rifacure, Rifacil
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Milorgen, Fosphen, Fosentin
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Stoin, Marantin, Notian
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Vandol, Tempsol, Infumol
MINOR

Patient Concerns

Questions Related to Chloraxin

Can I take fixime 200 antibiotic for cold and dry cough.
Dr. Waseem Mirza
Sexologist
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
Child Specialist
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
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FAQs

Q. Is Chloromycetin the same as chlorsig?
Both Chloromycetin and chlorsig contains chloramphenicol. Chlorsig is available as eye drop or ointment and Chloromycetin is an oral formulation.
Q. Is chloramphenicol bacteriostatic or bactericidal/ an antibiotic/does it contains penicillin/ does it contain steroids/ treat styes?
Chloramphenicol is an antibiotic and exerts both bactericidal and bacteriostatic against wide variety of gram positive and gram negative bacteria including E.coli. No, it does not contain penicillin or steroids
Q. Is chloramphenicol safe/ do chloramphenicol cause aplastic anemia/ safe for babies?
Chloramphenicol is safe at recommended dose and duration; however, in some cases it has led to rare side effects such as aplastic anemia. Chloramphenicol should not be used in children under 2 years of age and used be with extreme caution in children above 2 years of age especially who have diarrhea or a stomach or bowel infection
Q. Does chloramphenicol sting/ does chloramphenicol cause dry eyes?
Chloramphenicol eye drops/ ointment may cause transient burning or stinging sensation. It does not cause but should be used with extreme precaution in patients with dry eye syndrome
Q. Can i take paracetamol with chloramphenicol?
Chloramphenicol is not known to have any drug interactions with paracetamol, however, it should be taken together as per doctor's advice
Q. Is chloromycetin a penicillin/ an antibiotic/ with the formula/ chloromycetin is a drug for which disease?
Chloramphenicol is a brand name for chloramphenicol. It is not penicillin. It is an antibiotic with the formula C11H12Cl2N2O5. It used in the treatment of serious infections in different parts of the body caused by bacteria by killing or preventing their growth
Q. Is chloromycetin over the counter/ is obtained from?
No, it is available only with your doctor's prescription
Q. Is chloramphenicol and tetracycline similar?
Chloramphenicol and tetracycline belongs to same category of drugs with similar action, but their effect may vary upon individual response
Information last updated by Dr. Varun Gupta, MD Pharmacology on 8th Mar 2017.
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