Doxtil-OF Tablet


Overview

Uses of Cefpodoxime Proxetil

Cefpodoxime Proxetil is used in the treatment of bacterial infections. It is used for the treatment of bacterial infections of urinary tract, skin & soft-tissue, ear, blood, genital and lungs (pneumonia).

Uses of Ofloxacin

Ofloxacin is used in the treatment of bacterial infections. It is also used in infections of urinary tract, gastrointestinal tract, female genital organ, skin & soft tissues and lungs (pneumonia).

Uses of Lactobacillus Sporogenes

Lactobacillus Sporogenes is used in the treatment of diarrhoea, infectious diarrhoea and diarrhoea associated with antibiotics.

Cefpodoxime Proxetil side effects

Common
  • Nausea
  • Diarrhoea
  • Vomiting
  • Rash

Ofloxacin side effects

Common
  • Nausea
  • Headache
  • Dizziness
  • Vomiting
  • Stomach pain
  • Diarrhoea

Lactobacillus Sporogenes side effects

Common
  • Bloating
  • Flatulence

How to use Cefpodoxime Proxetil

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. Doxtil-OF Tablet is to be taken with food.

How to use Ofloxacin

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. Doxtil-OF Tablet is to be taken with food.

How to use Lactobacillus Sporogenes

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. Doxtil-OF Tablet is to be taken with food.

How Cefpodoxime Proxetil works

Cefpodoxime Proxetil is an antibiotic. It kills bacteria by preventing them from forming the bacterial protective covering (cell wall) which is needed for them to survive.

How Ofloxacin works

Ofloxacin is an antibiotic. It works by stopping the action of a bacterial enzyme called DNA-gyrase. This prevents the bacterial cells from dividing and repairing, thereby killing them.

How Lactobacillus Sporogenes works

Lactobacillus Sporogenes is a probiotic. It works by restoring the balance of good bacteria in the intestine that may get upset after antibiotic use or due to intestinal infections.

Doxtil-OF Tablet related warnings

Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Doxtil-OF 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
CAUTION
Doxtil-OF Tablet is probably unsafe to use during lactation. Limited human data suggest that the drug could represent a significant risk to the baby.
Driving
Doxtil-OF Tablet may make you feel dizzy, drowsy or affect your vision. Do not drive until your vision is clear.
Kidney
CAUTION
Doxtil-OF Tablet should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Doxtil-OF Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
CAUTION
Doxtil-OF Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Doxtil-OF Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

Alternate Brands

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Expert Advice

Related to Cefpodoxime Proxetil

  • Your doctor has prescribed Cefpodoxime Proxetil 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 Cefpodoxime Proxetil as it may cause increased side effects.
  • Discontinue Cefpodoxime Proxetil and inform your doctor immediately if you get a rash, itchy skin, swelling of face and mouth, or have difficulty in breathing.

Related to Ofloxacin

  • Your doctor has prescribed Ofloxacin 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 Ofloxacin 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.

Related to Lactobacillus Sporogenes

  • Avoid taking Lactobacillus Sporogenes along with steroids (medications that weaken the immune system) as they might increase the chances of getting sick.
  • Notify your doctor if you are pregnant.
  • Notify your doctor if you are breast-feeding.
  • Take Lactobacillus Sporogenes at least 2 hours before or after antibiotics. This is because taking Lactobacillus Sporogenes along with the antibiotics can reduce their effectiveness. 

Patient Concerns

Questions Related to Doxtil-OF

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

Related to Cefpodoxime Proxetil
Q. Is Cefpodoxime Proxetil safe to use?
Cefpodoxime Proxetil is safe to use at the prescribed dose for prescribed duration as advised by the doctor. Patients should follow the advice of the doctor regarding its use.
Q. Can the use of Cefpodoxime Proxetil cause diarrhea?
Yes, the use of Cefpodoxime Proxetil 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. Is Cefpodoxime Proxetil an antibiotic?
Yes, Cefpodoxime Proxetil is an antibiotic, it belongs to a group of antibiotics known as cephalosporins.
Q. Can I stop taking Cefpodoxime Proxetil when my symptoms are relieved?
No, do not stop taking Cefpodoxime Proxetil and complete the full course of treatment even if you feel better. Your symptoms may improve before the infection is completely cured.
Q. How long does Cefpodoxime Proxetil takes to work?
Usually, Cefpodoxime Proxetil 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 Cefpodoxime Proxetil?
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.
Related to Ofloxacin
Q. Can I take Ofloxacin with paracetamol?
Ofloxacin can be taken with paracetamol. No drug-drug interactions have been reported between the two. However, interactions can occur. Please consult your doctor before taking the two medicines together.
Q. Can the use of Ofloxacin cause diarrhea?
Yes, the use of Ofloxacin 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 you are experiencing severe diarrhea, talk to your doctor about it.
Q. Can I stop taking Ofloxacin when I feel better?
No, do not stop taking Ofloxacin and complete the full course of treatment even if you feel better. Your symptoms may improve before the infection is completely cured.
Q. Can the use of Ofloxacin increase the risk of muscle damage?
Yes, use of Ofloxacin is known to increase the risk of muscle damage, commonly in the ankle (achilies tendon). Muscle damage can happen in people of all ages who take Ofloxacin. Inform your doctor if you feel any kind of muscle pain while using this medicine.
Information last updated by Dr. Varun Gupta, MD Pharmacology on 13th Jun 2018.
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