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Coxerin Capsule


Uses of Coxerin Capsule

Coxerin Capsule side effects

  • Memory loss
  • Confusion
  • Insomnia (difficulty in sleeping)
  • Retching
  • Difficulty in speaking
  • Dizziness
  • Headache
  • Convulsion
  • Anemia (low number of red blood cells)
  • Stomach pain
  • Acne-like rash
  • Tingling sensation
  • Numbness
  • Irritation
  • Vertigo
  • Inflammation of a vein
  • Suicidal behaviors
  • Abnormal behavior
  • Sleepiness

How to use Coxerin 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. Coxerin Capsule may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.

How Coxerin Capsule works

Coxerin Capsule is an antibiotic. It kills bacteria by preventing them from forming their own protective covering (cell wall) which is required for their survival in the human body.

Coxerin Capsule related warnings

It is not known whether it is safe to consume alcohol with Coxerin Capsule. Please consult your doctor.
Coxerin Capsule may be unsafe to use during pregnancy. Although there are limited studies in humans, animal studies have shown harmful effects on the developing baby. Your doctor will weigh the benefits and any potential risks before prescribing it to you. Please consult your doctor.
Coxerin Capsule is safe to use during breastfeeding. Human studies suggest that the drug does not pass into the breastmilk in a significant amount and is not harmful to the baby.
Coxerin Capsule does not usually affect your ability to drive.
Coxerin Capsule should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Coxerin Capsule may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Use of Coxerin Capsule is not recommended in patients with severe kidney disease.
There is limited information available on the use of Coxerin Capsule in patients with liver disease. Please consult your doctor.

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Expert Advice

  • Coxerin Capsule is used in combination with other medicines for the treatment of tuberculosis.
  • Take it at the same time every day to help you remember to take it.
  • Coxerin Capsule may cause dizziness or sleepiness. Do not drive or do anything requiring concentration until you know how it affects you.
  • Avoid drinking alcohol while taking Coxerin Capsule as this may worsen the side effects.
  • During treatment, you will need to have regular blood tests to monitor your kidney and liver function, blood cell counts and the amount of medicine in your blood.
  • Stop taking Coxerin Capsule and inform your doctor if you experience skin rashes, headaches, tremor, fits, problems with speech or movement, depression, or other changes in mood, thoughts or behavior.
  • Do not stop taking this medicine until your doctor tells you to.

Interaction with Drugs

Taking Coxerin with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Brand(s): Efzu, Alfuzee, Alfuflo

Patient Concerns

Questions Related to Coxerin

Extra pulmonary tuberculosis mdr tb for spinal card treatment
Dr. Sunil Sekhri
Diabetes Specialist
This needs to be examined and treated in the clinic
Though took vaccines in childhood, the test for TB came positive. Was advised to undergo treatment.physically absolute fit and healthy, is it advisable to take treatment?
Dr. Anshum Aneja Arora
Lungs Specialist
If sputum is positive for Tb , treatment is absolutely essential. Read more at
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Q. Can I stop taking Coxerin when I feel better?

No, do not stop taking Coxerin 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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