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Elicef 100mg Tablet DT

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Composition for Elicef 100mg Tablet DT

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Primary uses of Elicef 100mg Tablet DT

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Medicine Overview of Elicef Tablet DT

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Uses of Elicef Tablet DT

Elicef 100mg Tablet DT is used in the treatment of bacterial infections. It is used for short-term treatment of bacterial infections of urinary tract, skin and soft-tissue, ear, bone, blood, abdomen, genital and lungs (pneumonia). It is also used to prevent infections after surgery.
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Elicef Tablet DT side effects

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Vomiting, Nausea, Stomach pain, Indigestion, Diarrhoea.

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How to use Elicef Tablet DT

Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Dissolve it in a glass of water before taking it. Elicef 100mg Tablet DT may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.

How Elicef Tablet DT works

Elicef 100mg Tablet DT is an antibiotic. It works by preventing the formation of the bacterial protective covering which is essential for the survival of bacteria in the human body.

In Depth Information on Elicef Tablet DT

Expert advice for Elicef Tablet DT

  • Your doctor has prescribed Elicef 100mg Tablet DT 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 Elicef 100mg Tablet DT 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.
  • If you're on blood thinners, Elicef 100mg Tablet DT can interact with your medications and increase your bleeding tendencies.
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Elicef Tablet DT related warnings
Special precautions for Elicef Tablet DT
Alcohol
CAUTION
Pregnancy
PROBABLY SAFE
Elicef 100mg Tablet DT 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
Elicef 100mg Tablet DT 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.
Avoid prolonged use of Elicef 100mg Tablet DT, since it may have possible effects such as rash and diarrhea.
Driving
SAFE
Elicef 100mg Tablet DT does not usually affect your ability to drive.
Kidney
CAUTION
Elicef 100mg Tablet DT should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Elicef 100mg Tablet DT may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
CAUTION
Elicef 100mg Tablet DT should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Elicef 100mg Tablet DT may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

What if you miss a dose of Elicef Tablet DT?uses

If you miss a dose of Elicef 100mg Tablet DT, 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 Elicef Tablet DT

Frequently asked questions about Cefixime

Elicef is a cephalosporin antibiotic used for treating many infections, for eg: infections of the ear, throat (e.g. tonsillitis, pharyngitis), chest and lungs (e.g. bronchitis, pneumonia) and urinary tract (e.g. cystitis and kidney infections).
Elicef has not been indicated for the treatment of diarrhea. Please talk to your doctor if you have diarrhea before taking any antibiotics.
Yes, Elicef belongs to a group of antibiotics called 'cephalosporins'.
Safety of Elicef in children less than 6 months of age (includes premature and newborn infants) has not been established. Please consult your doctor before starting any antibiotics in children.
Elicef is not a penicillin. It belongs to a different class of medicines known as cephalosporin and it works in a similar way as penicillins. However, they are different antibiotics. Please consult your doctor regarding their use.
Diarrhea is a common side effect of Elicef. Diarrhea has been more commonly associated with higher doses. Stop the medicine if you have severe watery diarrhea that will not stop and you are feeling weak and have a fever. immediately consult your doctor.
Constipation has not been reported as a side effect with Elicef. Please consult your doctor in case you experience constipation while taking Elicef.
Elicef is not effective against chlamydia infections, so, it is not used for its treatment. Please consult your doctor if you have been diagnosed with a chlamydial infection.
Elicef is a cephalosporin which has an action similar to penicillins but it does not contain any penicillin.
No, Elicef is not active against pseudomonas. Most strains of pseudomonas are resistant to Elicef. Please consult your doctor if you have pseudomonas infections for the appropriate antibiotic treatment.
No, Elicef does not contain sulfur. Please check the package leaflet (patient information leaflet) before using any medicine for its contents.
Elicef is not active against the bacteria (Treponema pallidum) which causes syphilis. So, it is not used for the treatment of syphilis. Please consult your doctor if you have signs and symptoms of syphilis.
Elicef can be used to treat uncomplicated gonorrhea caused by Neisseria gonorrhoeae (both penicillinase and non-penicillinase producing bacteria). However, always talk to your doctor if you have any infection as it should be diagnosed properly by a doctor before the start of antibiotics. Never take antibiotics yourself.
Elicef is not indicated for the treatment of typhoid by the government regulatory authorities. However, Indian Academy of Pediatrics recommend the use of Elicef in children for uncomplicated typhoid fever. It is hence, advisable that you must take the antibiotics for typhoid fever only when it is recommended by your doctor. Do not take antibiotics yourself.
There is no evidence of cefexime affecting birth control (contraception). However, interactions may occur and Elicef may affect the action of birth control pills. Please consult your doctor to confirm whether you require a extra birth control measure while taking Elicef.
Q. Can I take Elicef with azithromycin?
No interactions have been clinically observed between Elicef and azithromycin. However, interactions may occur. Always consult with your doctor before taking two medicines together.
Q. Can I take Elicef and doxycycline together?
No interactions have been clinically observed between Elicef and doxycycline. However, interactions may occur. Always consult with your doctor before taking two medicines together.
Q. Can I take Elicef with paracetamol?
No interactions have been clinically observed between Elicef and paracetamol. However, interactions may occur. Always consult with your doctor before taking two medicines together.
Q. Can I take Elicef with folic acid?
Folic acid can be taken with Elicef as no drug-drug interactions have been clinically observed between them. However, interactions may occur. Please consult your doctor before taking the two medicines together.
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