Medicine Overview of Fixiclave Tablet
Side Effects of Fixiclave are Nausea, Diarrhoea, Stomach pain, Indigestion, Flatulence.
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. Fixiclave 200mg/125mg Tablet may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.
Fixiclave 200mg/125mg Tablet is a combination of two medicines: Cefixime and Clavulanic Acid. Cefixime is an antibiotic. It works by preventing the formation of the bacterial protective covering which is essential for the survival of bacteria. Clavulanic Acid is a beta-lactamase inhibitor which reduces resistance and enhances the activity of Cefixime against bacteria.
In Depth Information on Fixiclave Tablet
Fixiclave Tablet related warnings
Fixiclave 200mg/125mg 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.
Fixiclave 200mg/125mg 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.
Do not drive unless you are feeling well.
Fixiclave 200mg/125mg Tablet may cause side effects such as allergic reactions, dizziness or fits that may make you unfit to drive.
Fixiclave 200mg/125mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Fixiclave 200mg/125mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Fixiclave 200mg/125mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Fixiclave 200mg/125mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Frequently asked questions about Fixiclave Tablet
Q. Can i take Fixiclave for cold/flu?
No Fixiclave is only indicated to treat bacterial infections. It does not treat viral infections (such as common cold, flu).
Q. How to take the Fixiclave?
Take this medication by mouth with or without food as directed by your doctor, usually once a day. If you are consuming chewable tablets, chew thoroughly and then swallow. Continue to use this medicine until the full prescribed amount is finished, even if symptoms disappear after a few days.
Q. Does the use of Fixiclave is contraindicated in impaired renal function?
Fixiclave should be used with particular care in the presence of severely impaired renal function. Dose modification is advised for patients with moderate or severe renal impairment.
Q. What is Clostridium Difficile-Associated Disease?
Clostridium difficile is a common cause of hospital acquired infection, which produces a diarrhoeal disease that varies in severity from asymptomatic colonisation to severe diarrhoea and complicating colitis. It is associated with diarrhoea, fever, loss of appetite, nausea, abdominal pain/tenderness.
Q. What are the precautions to be taken while taking Fixiclave?
The dose of Fixiclave should be adjusted in patients with impairment of kidneys. and for those who have gastrointestinal disease, colitis.
Q. What are the serious side effects associated with the use of Fixiclave?
The use of Fixiclave can also lead to serious sode effects like severe stomach/abdominal pain, persistent nausea/vomiting, , unusual tiredness, new signs of infection (e.g., persistent sore throat, fever), yellowing eyes/skin, dark urine, easy bruising/bleeding, signs of kidney problems (such as change in the amount of urine), mental/mood changes (such as confusion). This medication may rarely cause a severe intestinal condition (Clostridium difficile-associated diarrhea) due to a resistant bacteria.
Q. Can i stop taking Fixiclave when my symptoms get over?
No, you should continue taking Fixiclave even if you better. It is important to take the full course (even if you feel your infection has cleared up) in order to prevent the infection from coming back.
Q. What is the most important information should i tell to the doctor before starting the course of medicine?
If you are pregnant, trying for a baby or breast-feeding or If you are using any other medicines. This includes any medicines you are taking which are available to buy without a prescription, such as herbal and complementary medicines.
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