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Cifoxin 750 mg Capsule

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Composition for Cifoxin 750 mg Capsule

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Primary uses of Cifoxin 750 mg Capsule

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Medicine Overview of Cifoxin Capsule

Uses of Cifoxin Capsule

Cifoxin 750 mg Capsule is used in the treatment of bacterial infections. It is also used in infections of urinary tract, tonsils, sinus, nose, throat, female genital organ, skin and soft tissues, windpipe and lungs (pneumonia).

Cifoxin Capsule side effects

Common

Side Effects of Cifoxin are Nausea, Diarrhoea.

How to use Cifoxin 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. Cifoxin 750 mg Capsule may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.
Avoid Cifoxin 750 mg Capsule with caffeine and chocolate as well as food containing caffeine and chocolate such as tea leaves, cocoa beans.

How Cifoxin Capsule works

Cifoxin 750 mg Capsule is an antibiotic. It works by preventing the bacterial cells from dividing and repairing, thereby killing the bacteria.

In Depth Information on Cifoxin Capsule

Expert advice for Cifoxin Capsule

  • Your doctor has prescribed Cifoxin 750 mg Capsule to cure your infection and improve symptoms.
  • Do not skip any doses and finish the full course of treatment even if you feel better.
  • Discontinue Cifoxin 750 mg Capsule 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.
  • Notify your doctor if you feel pain in your tendons, numbness, or tingling sensations.
  • Inform your doctor if you are pregnant or planning to conceive or breastfeeding.
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Cifoxin Capsule related warnings
Special precautions for Cifoxin Capsule
Alcohol
SAFE
It is generally safe to consume alcohol with Cifoxin 750 mg Capsule.
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Cifoxin 750 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
Cifoxin 750 mg Capsule is probably safe to use during lactation. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent a significant risk to the baby.
Baby should be closely monitored for development of fever, loss of appetite and diarrhea. In case, any of the above happens please inform your doctor immediately.
Driving
Cifoxin 750 mg Capsule may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, tired, or decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive.
Kidney
CAUTION
Cifoxin 750 mg Capsule should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Cifoxin 750 mg Capsule may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
Cifoxin 750 mg Capsule is probably safe to use in patients with liver disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Cifoxin 750 mg Capsule may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.
Inform your doctor if you develop any signs of jaundice like yellowing of eyes and skin, itching, and clay colored stools while taking this medicine.

What if you miss a dose of Cifoxin Capsule?uses

If you miss a dose of Cifoxin 750 mg Capsule, 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.

Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions about Cifoxin Capsule

Frequently asked questions about Ciprofloxacin

Q. Can I take Cifoxin for streptococcal infection?
Cifoxin is not indicated for the treatment of streptococcal infection as it is not very active against this bacteria. Consult your doctor before taking any antibiotics for your infections.
Q. Can I take Cifoxin with pantoprazole?
Cifoxin can be taken with pantoprazole as no interactions have been reported. However, interactions can occur. Please consult your doctor before taking the two medicines together.
Q. Can I take Cifoxin with metronidazole?
Cifoxin can be taken with metronidazole as no interactions have been reported. However, interactions can occur. Please consult your doctor before taking the two medicines together.
Q. Can I take Cifoxin with birth control pills or does it affect birth control?
Yes, you can take Cifoxin with birth control pills. It does not affect birth control. However, interactions can occur. Talk to your doctor in case you are taking birth control pills before taking any medicine.
Q. Is Cifoxin banned?
Cifoxin is not a banned drug. It is available as a prescription medicine.
Q. Is Cifoxin a penicillin?
Cifoxin is not a penicillin. It belongs to a different group of antibiotics called fluoroquinolones.
Q. Is Cifoxin bactericidal (kills bacteria) or bacteriostatic (slows the growth of bacteria)?
Cifoxin is a bactericidal (kills bacteria) agent. It belongs to a group of drugs called fluoroquinolones and acts by inhibiting bacterial DNA-gyrase.
Q. Is Cifoxin safe?
Cifoxin is a relatively safe drug. However, it is not devoid of side effects and hence should only be taken if prescribed by a doctor in the appropriate dose, frequency, and duration as advised.
Q. Is Cifoxin a cephalosporin?
Cifoxin is not a cephalosporin. It belongs to a group of drugs called fluoroquinolones.
Q. Can I take Cifoxin with ibuprofen?
Use of Cifoxin with ibuprofen can increase the central nervous system side effects of Cifoxin. Consult your doctor before using both the medicines together.
Q. Can I take Cifoxin with paracetamol?
Cifoxin is not known to have any clinically meaningful interaction with paracetamol. However, interactions can occur. Talk to your doctor before using both the medicines together.
Q. Can I take Cifoxin with hydrocodone?
Cifoxin is not known to have any clinically meaningful interaction with hydrocodone. However, interactions can occur. Talk to your doctor before using both the medicines together.
Q. Can I take Cifoxin with fluconazole?
Cifoxin and fluconazole, when taken together, can cause heart-related side effects. Talk to your doctor before taking both the drugs together.
Q. Can I take Cifoxin with phenazopyridine?
Cifoxin is not known to have any clinically significant interaction with phenazopyridine. However, interactions can occur. Talk to your doctor before taking the two medicines together.
Q. Can I take Cifoxin with omeprazole?
Omeprazole can slow the absorption of Cifoxin if taken together. So, the action of Cifoxin may get slow. Talk to your doctor before taking both the drugs together.
Q. Can I take Cifoxin with hydroxyzine?
Cifoxin and hydroxyzine, when taken together, can cause heart-related side effects. Talk to your doctor before taking both the drugs together.
Q. Can I take Cifoxin with azithromycin?
Cifoxin and azithromycin, when taken together, can cause heart related side effects. Talk to your doctor before taking both the drugs together.
Q. Can I take Cifoxin for yeast infection?
No, Cifoxin is not indicated in the treatment of yeast infections. Please consult your doctor before taking any antibiotics for the treatment of yeast infection.
Q. Does Cifoxin contain sulfa?
Cifoxin does not contain sulfur in its structure. However, history of any drug allergy should be discussed with the doctor prior to initiation of therapy.
Q. Does Cifoxin cover pseudomonas?
Cifoxin is active against pseudomonas. But, acquired resistance (resistance after taking the antibiotic) is very common among the organism for the drug. Consult your doctor before taking any antibiotics for your infection.
Q. Can I take Cifoxin with dextromethorphan?
Cifoxin is not known to have any clinically meaningful interaction with dextromethorphan. However, interactions can occur. Talk to your doctor before using both the medicines together.
Q. Can I take Cifoxin with doxylamine?
Cifoxin is not known to have any clinically meaningful interaction with doxylamine. However, interactions can occur. Talk to your doctor before using both the medicines together.
Q. Can I take Cifoxin with amoxicillin?
Cifoxin is not known to have any clinically meaningful interaction with amoxicillin. However, interactions can occur. Talk to your doctor before using both the medicines together.
Q. Can I take Cifoxin with pseudophedrine?
Cifoxin is not known to have any clinically meaningful interaction with pseudoephedrine. However, interactions can occur. Talk to your doctor before using both the medicines together.
Q. Can I take Cifoxin with Tamsulosin?
Cifoxin and Tamsulosin are not known to have any clinically relevant drug interactions. However, interactions can occur. Please consult your doctor before taking both the medicines together.

Severely interacts with other drugs like

Taking Cifoxin with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Cifoxin with Strontium Chloride
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Strontium Chloride: Bentoform, Strotas
Cifoxin with Tizanidine
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Tizanidine: Tizonec, Tidired, Sirdalud, Tizalide
Cifoxin with Rasagiline
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Rasagiline: Rasalect, Relgin, Rasipar
Cifoxin with Piribedil
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Piribedil: Trivastal L.A
Cifoxin with Ropinirole
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Ropinirole: Ropiro, Ropitor, Adrole, Ropeway, Parkirop, Role
Cifoxin with Magnesium Hydroxide
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Magnesium Hydroxide: Mgmax
Cifoxin with Phenindione
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Phenindione: Dindevan
Cifoxin with Nimesulide
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Nimesulide: Nimsun, Abinim, Nimulis, Neil, Zenee PR, Sanim, Renex, Nimoffin, Selide, Elide
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Metamizole / Dipyrone: Pyregin, Novalgin RC, Bral
Cifoxin with Oxyphenbutazone
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Oxyphenbutazone: Flanil
Cifoxin with Fosphenytoin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Fosphenytoin: Fosphen, Fosentin, Fosolin
Cifoxin with Olanzapine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Olanzapine: Oladac, Zolapin, Olisense, Olatig, Olanz, Madwell, Ozinet, Olnee, Pifol, Bitola
Cifoxin with Warfarin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Warfarin: Sofarin, Warf
Cifoxin with Cinacalcet
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Cinacalcet: Capicet, Setz, Mimcipar, Ceracal
Cifoxin with Clozapine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Clozapine: Suclosz, Vizopin, Syclop, Lozin, Lozapin, Z Clo, Zaporil, Closin, Clozcare, Skizoril
Cifoxin with Pentoxifylline
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Pentoxifylline: Pentovas
Cifoxin with Benzydamine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Benzydamine: Ready Rinse, Tantum, Mucobenz
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Acenocoumarol / Nicoumalone: Acethromb
Cifoxin with Sodium Bicarbonate
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Sodium Bicarbonate: Sodamax, Sobinix, Sobimed, Soda Bicarb Glycerin
Cifoxin with Phenytoin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Phenytoin: Stoin, Marantin, Notian, Phenytoin Sodium, Phenozed, Episol, Epidium, Epilog, Neptoin, C-Toin
Cifoxin with Zinc
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Zinc: Adrovit Z
Cifoxin with Pramipexole
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Pramipexole: Pramipex, Prarimol SR, Prarimol, Pramirol, Mirator, Remipex, Pramitrem, Pexopram
Cifoxin with Sitagliptin
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Sitagliptin: Januvia, Istavel
Cifoxin with Glibenclamide
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Glibenclamide: No Gluco, Diabnil, D Con, Semi Daonil, Daonil, Semi-Euglucon, Aviglen, Glybovin, Gliconil, Diabetnil
Cifoxin with Nateglinide
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Nateglinide: Natiz, Glinate, Natelide
Cifoxin with Acarbose
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Acarbose: Diadose, Abacus, Disorb, Glubose, K Carb, Glucar, Glucarb, Glucobay, Rebose, Karbocheck
Cifoxin with Tolbutamide
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Tolbutamide: Told, Rastinon
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