Q. Can i take Fixx clav for cold/flu?
No Fixx clav is only indicated to treat bacterial infections. It does not treat viral infections (such as common cold, flu).
Q. How to take the Fixx clav?
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 Fixx clav is contraindicated in impaired renal function?
Fixx clav 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 Fixx clav?
The dose of Fixx clav 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 Fixx clav?
The use of Fixx clav 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 Fixx clav when my symptoms get over?
No, you should continue taking Fixx clav 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.