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
- You have been prescribed this combination medicine to treat bacterial infections even if they have developed resistance.
- Finish the prescribed course, even if you start to feel better. Stopping it early may make the infection come back and harder to treat.
- Diarrhea may occur as a side effect. Taking probiotics along with Fixiclave 200mg/125mg Tablet may help. Talk to your doctor if you notice bloody stools or develop abdominal cramps.
- Take it with food and plenty of fluids to avoid an upset stomach.
- Stop taking Fixiclave 200mg/125mg 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.
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.
Questions Related to Fixiclave
Can I take fixime 200 antibiotic for cold and dry cough.
Dr. Waseem Mirza
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
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
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 or 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 the 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 and stomach pain.
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 or colitis.
Q. What are the serious side effects associated with the use of Fixiclave?
The use of Fixiclave can also lead to serious side 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) and mental/mood changes (such as confusion).
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 or trying for a baby or breastfeeding or using any other medicines. Please inform your doctor about it before you start taking this medicine.
Q. What are the instructions for storage and disposal of Fixiclave?
Keep this medicine in the container or pack it came in, tightly closed. Store it as mentioned on the pack or label. Dispose of the unused medicine. Make sure it is not consumed by pets, children, and other people.
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