Coflox 500 mg Tablet


Overview

Uses of Coflox Tablet
Coflox 500 mg Tablet 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).
Coflox Tablet side effects
Common
  • Nausea
  • Diarrhoea
How to use Coflox Tablet
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. Coflox 500 mg Tablet may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.
Avoid Coflox 500 mg Tablet with caffeine and chocolate as well as food containing caffeine and chocolate such as tea leaves, cocoa beans.
How Coflox Tablet works
Coflox 500 mg Tablet is an antibiotic. It works by preventing the bacterial cells from dividing and repairing, thereby killing the bacteria.
Coflox Tablet related warnings
Alcohol
SAFE
It is generally safe to consume alcohol with Coflox 500 mg Tablet.
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Coflox 500 mg Tablet 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
Coflox 500 mg Tablet 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
Coflox 500 mg Tablet may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, tired, or decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive.
Kidney
CAUTION
Coflox 500 mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Coflox 500 mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
Coflox 500 mg Tablet is probably safe to use in patients with liver disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Coflox 500 mg Tablet 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 Coflox Tablet?
If you miss a dose of Coflox 500 mg Tablet, 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 Coflox 500 mg Tablet 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 Coflox 500 mg Tablet 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.

Interaction with Drugs

Taking Coflox with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
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Patient Concerns

Questions Related to Coflox

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. Can I take Coflox for streptococcal infection?
Coflox 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 Coflox with pantoprazole?
Coflox 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 Coflox with metronidazole?
Coflox 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 Coflox with birth control pills or does it affect birth control?
Yes, you can take Coflox 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 Coflox banned?
Coflox is not a banned drug. It is available as a prescription medicine.
Q. Is Coflox a penicillin?
Coflox is not a penicillin. It belongs to a different group of antibiotics called fluoroquinolones.
Q. Is Coflox bactericidal (kills bacteria) or bacteriostatic (slows the growth of bacteria)?
Coflox is a bactericidal (kills bacteria) agent. It belongs to a group of drugs called fluoroquinolones and acts by inhibiting bacterial DNA-gyrase.
Q. Is Coflox safe?
Coflox 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 Coflox a cephalosporin?
Coflox is not a cephalosporin. It belongs to a group of drugs called fluoroquinolones.
Q. Can I take Coflox with ibuprofen?
Use of Coflox with ibuprofen can increase the central nervous system side effects of Coflox. Consult your doctor before using both the medicines together.
Q. Can I take Coflox with paracetamol?
Coflox 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 Coflox with hydrocodone?
Coflox 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 Coflox with fluconazole?
Coflox 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 Coflox with phenazopyridine?
Coflox 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 Coflox with omeprazole?
Omeprazole can slow the absorption of Coflox if taken together. So, the action of Coflox may get slow. Talk to your doctor before taking both the drugs together.
Q. Can I take Coflox with hydroxyzine?
Coflox 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 Coflox with azithromycin?
Coflox 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 Coflox for yeast infection?
No, Coflox 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 Coflox contain sulfa?
Coflox 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 Coflox cover pseudomonas?
Coflox 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 Coflox with dextromethorphan?
Coflox 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 Coflox with doxylamine?
Coflox 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 Coflox with amoxicillin?
Coflox 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 Coflox with pseudophedrine?
Coflox 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 Coflox with Tamsulosin?
Coflox 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.
Information last updated by Dr. Varun Gupta, MD Pharmacology on 8th Mar 2017.
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