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Cifadin 50 mg Dry Syrup


Overview

Uses of Cifadin Dry Syrup

Cifadin 50 mg Dry Syrup is used in the treatment of bacterial infections.

Cifadin Dry Syrup side effects

Common
  • Vomiting
  • Nausea
  • Stomach pain
  • Indigestion
  • Diarrhea

How to use Cifadin Dry Syrup

Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Check the label for directions before use. Dissolve the powder in sterile water. Shake well and use. Cifadin 50 mg Dry Syrup may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.

How Cifadin Dry Syrup works

Cifadin 50 mg Dry Syrup is an antibiotic. It kills bacteria by preventing them from forming the bacterial protective covering (cell wall) which is needed for them to survive.

Cifadin Dry Syrup related warnings

Alcohol
CAUTION
Pregnancy
PROBABLY SAFE
Cifadin 50 mg Dry Syrup 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.
Lactation
SAFE
Cifadin 50 mg Dry Syrup 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 Cifadin 50 mg Dry Syrup, since it may have possible effects such as rash and diarrhea.
Driving
SAFE
Cifadin 50 mg Dry Syrup does not usually affect your ability to drive.
Kidney
CAUTION
Cifadin 50 mg Dry Syrup should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Cifadin 50 mg Dry Syrup may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
CAUTION
Cifadin 50 mg Dry Syrup should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Cifadin 50 mg Dry Syrup may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

What if you miss a dose of Cifadin Dry Syrup?

If you miss a dose of Cifadin 50 mg Dry Syrup, 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.

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Expert Advice

  • Your doctor has prescribed Cifadin 50 mg Dry Syrup 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.
  • Take it with food to avoid an upset stomach.
  • 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 Cifadin 50 mg Dry Syrup as it may cause increased side effects.
  • Discontinue Cifadin 50 mg Dry Syrup and inform your doctor immediately if you get a rash, itchy skin, swelling of face and mouth, or have difficulty in breathing.

Patient Concerns

Questions Related to Cifadin

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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
1) Am I really suffering from diabetes. I am daily doing Ramdev baba Yoga for 1 - 1/30 Hrs 2) I am normal , May I stop Tab Glycomet 500 ? 3) ECG is abnormal but 2D eco is normal. What is a problem? 4) Why Doctor is asking me to take daily Cap. BecoZinc forever. May I stop or continue? 5) I am suffering from Neck spondilites . 6) I feel giddiness, so doctor starts this medicine and asked to take forever for long time May I continue or what ?Plz give me second opinion.
Dr. Sfurti Mann
Diabetes Specialist
Your HbA1c levels will ascertain your diabetes control. You must continue glycometSR. It's dose may even beFor giddiness you may take stemetil MD tab sos and pantop DSR before breakfast
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FAQs

Q. How long should I take Cifadin?

You should take Cifadin as long as advised by your doctor. It is usually prescribed for 7-14 days. Take it for the full duration of your treatment.

Q. Can I stop taking Cifadin when I feel better?

No, do not stop taking Cifadin before completing the full course of treatment. Your may start feeling better before the infection is completely cured. So, it is important to take this medicine for the duration advised by the doctor.

Q. Is Cifadin a strong antibiotic?

Yes, Cifadin is a strong antibiotic i.e broad-spectrum antibiotic, which is used to treat variety of bacterial infection like Urinary tract infection, Otitis Media, Pharyngitis and Tonsillitis, Bronchitis and Gonorrhea

Q. Can the use of Cifadin cause diarrhea?

Yes, the use of Cifadin 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. Can I stop taking Cifadin when my symptoms are relieved?

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

Q. Is Cifadin used in typhoid?

Indian Association of Pediatrics (IAP) recommends the use of Cifadin in children for uncomplicated typhoid fever.

Q. How long does Cifadin takes to work?

Usually, Cifadin starts working soon after taking it. However, it may take some days to kill all the harmful bacteria and make you feel better.

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

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.
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Alembic Road, Vadodara - 390 003, Gujarat,INDIA
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