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Hifen CV 100 mg/62.5 mg Tablet DT

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Composition for Hifen CV 100 mg/62.5 mg Tablet DT

Prescription Required

Primary uses of Hifen CV 100 mg/62.5 mg Tablet DT

Potentiallyunsafewith
Alcohol
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Medicine Overview of Hifen CV Tablet DT

Uses of Hifen CV Tablet DT

Hifen CV 100 mg/62.5 mg Tablet DT is used in the treatment of bacterial infections.

Hifen CV Tablet DT side effects

Common

Side Effects of Hifen CV are Nausea, Diarrhoea, Stomach pain, Indigestion, Flatulence.

How to use Hifen CV 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. Hifen CV 100 mg/62.5 mg Tablet DT may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.

How Hifen CV Tablet DT works

Hifen CV 100 mg/62.5 mg Tablet DT 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 Hifen CV Tablet DT

Expert advice for Hifen CV Tablet DT

  • 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 Hifen CV 100 mg/62.5 mg Tablet DT 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 Hifen CV 100 mg/62.5 mg Tablet DT and inform your doctor immediately if you develop an itchy rash, swelling of the face, throat or tongue or breathing difficulties while taking it.
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Hifen CV Tablet DT related warnings
Special precautions for Hifen CV Tablet DT
Alcohol
CAUTION
Pregnancy
PROBABLY SAFE
Hifen CV 100 mg/62.5 mg Tablet DT 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.
Lactation
SAFE
Hifen CV 100 mg/62.5 mg Tablet DT 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.
Driving
Do not drive unless you are feeling well.
Hifen CV 100 mg/62.5 mg Tablet DT may cause side effects such as allergic reactions, dizziness or fits that may make you unfit to drive.
Kidney
CAUTION
Hifen CV 100 mg/62.5 mg Tablet DT should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Hifen CV 100 mg/62.5 mg Tablet DT may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
CAUTION
Hifen CV 100 mg/62.5 mg Tablet DT should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Hifen CV 100 mg/62.5 mg Tablet DT may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions about Hifen CV Tablet DT

Frequently asked questions about Hifen CV Tablet DT

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

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