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Gifaxin 200 Tablet


Overview

Uses of Gifaxin Tablet

Gifaxin 200 Tablet is used in the treatment of infectious diarrhoea.

Gifaxin Tablet side effects

Common
  • Vomiting
  • Headache
  • Fever
  • Dizziness
  • Nausea
  • Chills

How to use Gifaxin Tablet

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. Gifaxin 200 Tablet may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.

How Gifaxin Tablet works

Gifaxin 200 Tablet is an antibiotic. It works by stopping the growth of bacteria that cause infectious diarrhea.

Gifaxin Tablet related warnings

Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Gifaxin 200 Tablet may be unsafe to use during pregnancy.
Animal studies have shown adverse effects on the foetus, however, there are limited human studies. The benefits from use in pregnant women may be acceptable despite the risk. Please consult your doctor.
Lactation
Gifaxin 200 Tablet is probably safe to use during lactation. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent a significant risk to the baby.
Driving
SAFE
Gifaxin 200 Tablet does not usually affect your ability to drive.
Kidney
Gifaxin 200 Tablet is probably safe to use in patients with kidney disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Gifaxin 200 Tablet may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
Gifaxin 200 Tablet should be used with caution in patients with severe liver disease. Dose adjustment of Gifaxin 200 Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

Alternate Brands

For informational purposes only. Consult a doctor before taking any medicines.
Gifaxin 200 Tablet
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Expert Advice

  • You have been prescribed Gifaxin 200 Tablet for the treatment of infectious diarrhea.
  • It should only be taken for a maximum of three days. If your symptoms do not improve after three days, inform your doctor. Do not take a second course of Gifaxin 200 Tablet.
  • It may cause reddish discoloration of urine. This is normal and harmless.
  • Stop taking Gifaxin 200 Tablet and inform your doctor if your diarrhoea gets worse or starts to contain blood or mucus.
  • Finish the full course of the medication, even if you feel better. Stopping the course early increases the risk of coming back of the infection.

Patient Concerns

Questions Related to Gifaxin

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1) Am I really suffering from diabetes. I am daily doing Ramdev baba Yoga for 1 - 1/30 Hrs 2) I am normal , May I stop Tab Glycomet 500 ? 3) ECG is abnormal but 2D eco is normal. What is a problem? 4) Why Doctor is asking me to take daily Cap. BecoZinc forever. May I stop or continue? 5) I am suffering from Neck spondilites . 6) I feel giddiness, so doctor starts this medicine and asked to take forever for long time May I continue or what ?Plz give me second opinion.
Dr. Sfurti Mann
Diabetes Specialist
Your HbA1c levels will ascertain your diabetes control. You must continue glycometSR. It's dose may even beFor giddiness you may take stemetil MD tab sos and pantop DSR before breakfast
I m cocieved running 9 month n my date of issue is on first week of june.but i m having swelling on foot
Dr. Suman Rao
Gynaecologist
Get your BP, serum proteins and kidney function test done. If all are fine then there is nothing to worry about.
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User Feedback


FAQs

Q. Can I stop taking Gifaxin if I feel better?

No, do not stop taking Gifaxin before completing the full course of treatment. You will start to feel better before your treatment is complete.

Q. How long does Gifaxin takes to work?

Usually, Gifaxin starts to show its effect within 1 hour of its ingestion. However, it may take around 2-3 days to make you feel better while taking Gifaxin.

Q. Does Gifaxin cause constipation?

Constipation is a rare side effect of Gifaxin. Please consult your doctor in case you experience intolerable constipation.
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Manufacturer/Marketer Address
Mercantile Chamber, 3rd Floor, 12, J.N. Heredia Marg, Ballard Estate, Mumbai – 400 001, India.
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