DESATAX XL TABLET


Overview

Uses of Desatax XL Tablet XL

DESATAX XL TABLET is used in the treatment of bacterial infections.

Desatax XL Tablet XL side effects

Common
  • Nausea
  • Vomiting
  • Diarrhoea
  • Stomach pain
  • Dyspepsia
  • Flatulence
  • Rash

How to use Desatax XL Tablet XL

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. DESATAX XL TABLET is to be taken empty stomach.
Take it 1 hour before or 2 hour after taking food.

How Desatax XL Tablet XL works

DESATAX XL TABLET is a combination of two antibiotics: Cefixime and Dicloxacillin. These antibiotics work by preventing the formation of the bacterial protective covering which is essential for the survival of bacteria in the human body. Together, they treat your infection effectively.

Desatax XL Tablet XL related warnings

Alcohol
CAUTION
Pregnancy
PROBABLY SAFE
DESATAX XL TABLET 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
DESATAX XL TABLET 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.
Driving
It is not known whether DESATAX XL TABLET alters the ability to drive. Do not drive if you experience any symptoms that affect your ability to concentrate and react.
Kidney
CAUTION
DESATAX XL TABLET should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of DESATAX XL TABLET may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
CAUTION
DESATAX XL TABLET should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of DESATAX XL TABLET may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

Alternate Brands

For informational purposes only. Consult a doctor before taking any medicines.
DESATAX XL TABLET
₹21.48/Tablet XL
₹22.58/Tablet ER
5% costlier
Cefupop 200mg/500mg Tablet
Alna Biotech Pvt Ltd
₹19/Tablet XL
save 12%
₹19.95/Tablet ER
save 7%
Atmoclox-CF Tablet
Alvizia Healthcare Pvt. Ltd.
₹25/Tablet ER
16% costlier

Expert Advice

  • You have been prescribed this combination medicine to treat bacterial infections.
  • Finish the prescribed course, even if you start to feel better. Stopping it early may make the infection come back and harder to treat.
  • Take it with food to avoid an upset stomach.
  • Diarrhea may occur as a side effect. Taking probiotics along with DESATAX XL TABLET may help. Talk to your doctor if you notice bloody stools or develop abdominal cramps.
  • Stop taking DESATAX XL TABLET and inform your doctor immediately if you develop an itchy rash, swelling of the face, throat or tongue or breathing difficulties while taking it.

Patient Concerns

Questions Related to Desatax XL

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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Information last updated by Dr. Varun Gupta, MD Pharmacology on 12th Apr 2018.
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