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Fusilox CF 200mg/500mg Tablet ER

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Storage
Store at room temperature (10-30°C)

Introduction

Fusilox CF 200mg/500mg Tablet ER is a combination medicine. It is prescribed to treat various types of bacterial infections. It fights against the microorganisms to prevent their growth and further spread of the infection.

Fusilox CF 200mg/500mg Tablet ER is a prescription medicine. It is advised to take it as per the prescription. It can be taken with or without food, but it must be taken at a fixed time to ensure better efficacy. Do not consume more than the recommended dose, as this may have harmful effects on your body. If you miss a dose, take it as soon as you remember. The course of the treatment must be completed even if you feel better. Sudden discontinuation of the treatment may affect the potency of the medicine.

Some common side effects of this medicine are nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, indigestion, etc. If any of the side effects get aggravated, you must consult your doctor immediately. If you experience any allergic reaction (rashes, itching, swelling, shortness of breath, etc.), you must seek immediate medical help.

Before taking this medicine, you should tell your doctor if you are taking any medicines for any health condition. Pregnant or breastfeeding women should also consult with their doctor before taking it. Avoid drinking alcohol as it can cause excessive drowsiness with this medicine. It usually does not impair your ability to drive, but you should not drive if it makes you feel sleepy or dizzy. You must take adequate rest for a faster recovery, also take a healthy diet and drink plenty of water. Your doctor may ask for a few laboratory and diagnostic tests to know the effects of the medicine on your body.

Uses of Fusilox CF Tablet ER

Side effects of Fusilox CF Tablet ER

Most side effects do not require any medical attention and disappear as your body adjusts to the medicine. Consult your doctor if they persist or if you’re worried about them

Common side effects of Fusilox CF

  • Nausea
  • Vomiting
  • Diarrhea
  • Stomach pain
  • Indigestion
  • Flatulence
  • Rash

How to use Fusilox CF Tablet ER

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. Fusilox CF 200mg/500mg Tablet ER may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.

How Fusilox CF Tablet ER works

Fusilox CF 200mg/500mg Tablet ER is a combination of two antibiotics: Cefixime and Dicloxacillin. These antibiotics work by preventing the formation of the bacterial protective covering which is essential for the survival of bacteria in the human body. Together, they treat your infection effectively.

Safety Advice

Alcohol
SAFE
Consuming alcohol with Fusilox CF 200mg/500mg Tablet ER does not cause any harmful side effects.
Pregnancy
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Fusilox CF 200mg/500mg Tablet ER 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.
Breastfeeding
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Fusilox CF 200mg/500mg Tablet ER 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.
Driving
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
It is not known whether Fusilox CF 200mg/500mg Tablet ER alters the ability to drive. Do not drive if you experience any symptoms that affect your ability to concentrate and react.
Kidney
CAUTION
Fusilox CF 200mg/500mg Tablet ER should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Fusilox CF 200mg/500mg Tablet ER may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
CAUTION
Fusilox CF 200mg/500mg Tablet ER should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Fusilox CF 200mg/500mg Tablet ER may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

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Quick Tips

  • You have been prescribed this combination medicine to treat bacterial infections.
  • Finish the prescribed course, even if you start to feel better. Stopping it early may make the infection come back and harder to treat.
  • Take it with food to avoid an upset stomach.
  • Diarrhea may occur as a side effect. Taking probiotics along with Fusilox CF 200mg/500mg Tablet ER may help. Talk to your doctor if you notice bloody stools or develop abdominal cramps.
  • Stop taking Fusilox CF 200mg/500mg Tablet ER and inform your doctor immediately if you develop an itchy rash, swelling of the face, throat or tongue or breathing difficulties while taking it.

Fact Box

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FAQs

Q. Can the use of Fusilox CF 200mg/500mg Tablet ER cause diarrhea?

Yes, the use of Fusilox CF 200mg/500mg Tablet ER 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 you are experiencing severe diarrhea, talk to your doctor about it.

Q. How long does Fusilox CF 200mg/500mg Tablet ER takes to work?

Usually, Fusilox CF 200mg/500mg Tablet ER 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 Fusilox CF 200mg/500mg Tablet ER?

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.

Q. Can I stop taking Fusilox CF 200mg/500mg Tablet ER when I feel better?

No, do not stop taking Fusilox CF 200mg/500mg Tablet ER and complete the full course of treatment even if you feel better. Your symptoms may improve before the infection is completely cured.

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References

  1. Human MRI. Dicloxacillin. [Accessed 07 Feb. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link
  2. Cefixime. Guildford, Surrey: SANOFI; 2009 [revised 28 Jun. 2018]. [Accessed 07 Feb. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link
  3. Cefixime. Mandideep, India: Lupin Limited; 1986 [revised May 2012]. [Accessed 07 Feb. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link
  4. Drugs.com. Dicloxacillin. [Accessed 10 Apr. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link

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Nh-21, Near JP Hospital, Chandigarh Ambala Highway, Zirakpur, Punjab
Country of Origin: India

Expires on or after: February, 2021

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