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Fixtan 100 mg Tablet DT


Overview

Uses of Fixtan Tablet DT

Fixtan Tablet DT side effects

Common
  • Rash
  • Vomiting
  • Nausea
  • Diarrhea

How to use Fixtan 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. Fixtan 100 mg Tablet DT is to be taken with food.

How Fixtan Tablet DT works

Fixtan 100 mg Tablet DT is an antibiotic. It kills bacteria by preventing them from forming the bacterial protective covering (cell wall) which is needed for them to survive.

Fixtan Tablet DT related warnings

Alcohol
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
It is not known whether it is safe to consume alcohol with Fixtan 100 mg Tablet DT. Please consult your doctor.
Pregnancy
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Fixtan 100 mg Tablet DT is generally considered safe to use during pregnancy. Animal studies have shown low or no adverse effects to the developing baby; however, there are limited human studies.
Lactation
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Fixtan 100 mg Tablet DT is safe to use during breastfeeding. Human studies suggest that the drug does not pass into the breastmilk in a significant amount and is not harmful to the baby.
Avoid prolonged use of Fixtan 100 mg Tablet DT, since it may have possible effects such as rash and diarrhea.
Driving
UNSAFE
Fixtan 100 mg Tablet DT may decrease alertness, affect your vision or make you feel sleepy and dizzy. Do not drive if these symptoms occur.
Kidney
CAUTION
Fixtan 100 mg Tablet DT should be used with caution in patients with severe kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Fixtan 100 mg Tablet DT may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Fixtan 100 mg Tablet DT is safe to use in patients with liver disease. No dose adjustment of Fixtan 100 mg Tablet DT is recommended.

What if you miss a dose of Fixtan Tablet DT?

If you miss a dose of Fixtan 100 mg 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.

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Expert Advice

  • Your doctor has prescribed Fixtan 100 mg Tablet DT 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.
  • Discontinue Fixtan 100 mg 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.
  • Take it with food to avoid an upset stomach.
  • Avoid consuming alcohol while taking Fixtan 100 mg Tablet DT as it may cause increased side effects.

Interaction with Drugs

Taking Fixtan with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Brand(s): Sodamax, Sobinix, Sobimed
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Magflux, Magasip
SERIOUS

Patient Concerns

Questions Related to Fixtan

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My baby is having stomach problem. Frequent loose motion
Dr. Gopal Samdani
Child Specialist
Please consult Dr. will take detail history and will examine your child in detail. may ask you for lab test on blood urine stool etc if necessary. All information will be used to determine exact underlying cause of problem. Depending upon cause will prescribe you treatmentdiarrhea can be caused by: inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) bacterial infections viral infections parasites malnutrition improper food preparation poor hygieneMake sure your child drinks plenty of fluids. Do not feed them foods that seem to trigger diarrhea. Wash your hands often ? especially after each diaper change ? to avoid spreading bacteria in the home.t?s important to follow the doctor?s advice carefully. Avoid giving your child foods or liquids that trigger diarrhea. Stick with bland foods instead (such as potatoes, toast, or bananas) until the diarrhea has subsided.
How much dose of ceftriaxone is neccesary for preventing drug resistance in body
Dr. Khoobsurat Najma
Ask A Chemist
it is an antibiotic and is used for treating bacterial infections
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FAQs

Q. Is Fixtan safe to use?

Fixtan 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. Is Fixtan an antibiotic?

Yes, Fixtan is an antibiotic, it belongs to a group of antibiotics known as cephalosporins.

Q. Can the use of Fixtan cause diarrhea?

Yes, the use of Fixtan 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. Can I stop taking Fixtan when my symptoms are relieved?

No, do not stop taking Fixtan 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 Fixtan takes to work?

Usually, Fixtan 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 Fixtan?

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.

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References
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