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Hifen Plus 100 mg/100 mg Tablet


Overview

Uses of Hifen Plus Tablet

Hifen Plus Tablet side effects

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

How to use Hifen Plus 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. Hifen Plus 100 mg/100 mg Tablet is to be taken with food.

How Hifen Plus Tablet works

Hifen Plus 100 mg/100 mg Tablet is a combination of two antibiotics: Cefixime and Ofloxacin. Cefixime works by preventing the formation of the bacterial protective covering which is essential for the survival of the bacteria in the human body. Ofloxacin works by preventing the bacteria from reproducing and repairing themselves. Together, they treat your infection effectively.

Hifen Plus Tablet related warnings

Alcohol
CAUTION
It is unsafe to consume alcohol with Hifen Plus 100 mg/100 mg Tablet.
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Hifen Plus 100 mg/100 mg Tablet may be unsafe to use during pregnancy.
Animal studies have shown adverse effects on the fetus, however, there are limited human studies. The benefits from use in pregnant women may be acceptable despite the risk. Please consult your doctor.
Lactation
CAUTION
Hifen Plus 100 mg/100 mg Tablet is probably unsafe to use during lactation. Limited human data suggest that the drug could represent a significant risk to the baby.
Driving
Hifen Plus 100 mg/100 mg Tablet may make you feel dizzy, drowsy or affect your vision. Do not drive until your vision is clear.
Kidney
CAUTION
Hifen Plus 100 mg/100 mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Hifen Plus 100 mg/100 mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
CAUTION
Hifen Plus 100 mg/100 mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Hifen Plus 100 mg/100 mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

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Expert Advice

  • You have been prescribed Hifen Plus 100 mg/100 mg Tablet 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.
  • Take it with food to avoid an upset stomach.
  • Diarrhea may occur as a side effect but should stop when your course is complete. Inform your doctor if it does not stop or if you find blood in your stools.
  • Discontinue Hifen Plus 100 mg/100 mg Tablet and inform your doctor immediately if you get a rash, itchy skin, swelling of face and mouth, or have difficulty in breathing.
  • Notify your doctor if you feel pain in your tendons, numbness, or tingling sensations.
  • Inform your doctor if you are pregnant or planning to conceive or breastfeeding.

Patient Concerns

Questions Related to Hifen Plus

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Kya fever main cefixime 50 mg dry syrup de sakte haiKitna ml dena hota hai
Dr. Amit Modi
Child Specialist
Hello, Cefixime is a third generation cephalosporin, an antibiotic used in specific bacterial infections. For fever you must use antipyretics like paracetamol to decrease the temperature. Antibiotic is only to be started if bacterial infection is suspected. Do visit a pediatrician for clinical examination of your child.
I'm past 16yrs to suffering with diabetic and B.P. intial stages doctors suggested for glucobay50mg and vitamin tablets and Zilos50mg for Bp.after three years again my sugar level not controlled so, medicines power increased same tablets. Again two years not controlled sugar levals. So, I have changed for diabetic specialist doctor.He recommended for prandial M.0.3 twice a day and methilda plus for vitamin and ZilosAMfor bp.After two years again doctor increased for insulin for Human mixed for M:30p.E:20.p.and tablets same as follows. After two years again my sugar levals not in my controlled. So,I'm changed medicine Homeopathy medicine but not in use.again Aurvethic and Ciddha,Herbal medicines.But no any use.Again I come to allopathic tablets for Glycomet Gp-1.And Insugin 30/70 for 50.pfor per day and TellybayAM for Bp.to continues till date.Now Governments sublimentory tablets announced for AYUSH 82 Now past 20days I have taking with allopathic tablets.Now my sugar levels 325 not reduced sugar levels without food .last year Urinary infections problems start so, Doctor recommend for Urimaxo.4mg one tablet for bed times. So,Please sir At any Have my sugar level should be controlled with your treatment.when will the treatment started please inform me. My Mobile number:09486539789.E.Mail:velu0033@gmail.com THANK YOU. I'M A.PALANIVEL.EX-Army from Salem.TamilNadu.
Dr. Ashwin Porwal
Diabetes Specialist
can you please clear me finally on which medicines you are and on what time you take them and in which dose you take themplus don't try these herbal or ayurvedic medicines they won't help at all
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FAQs

Q. What are the instructions for storage and disposal of Hifen Plus?

Keep this medicine in the container or the pack it came in, tightly closed. Store it according to the instructions mentioned on the pack or label. Dispose of the unused medicine. Make sure it is not consumed by pets, children and other people.

Q. Can I stop taking Hifen Plus when I feel better?

No, do not stop taking Hifen Plus and complete the full course of treatment even if you feel better. Your symptoms may improve before the infection is completely cured.

Q. What if I miss my dose?

Take Hifen Plus as soon as you remember it. However, do not take it if it's almost time for your next dose. Also, do not take an extra dose to make up for your missed dose.

Q. Can the use of Hifen Plus cause diarrhea?

Yes, the use of Hifen Plus 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. What if I don't get better after using Hifen Plus?

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. Does the use of Hifen Plus help treat Urinary tract infections (UTIs)?

The use of Hifen Plus is advised in the treatment of Urinary tract infections (UTIs).

Q. Can the use of Hifen Plus cause diarrhea?

Yes, the use of Hifen Plus can cause diarrhea. Antibiotics can kill the good and helpful bacteria in your stomach or intestine and cause diarrhea. In case of diarrhea, drink plenty of water or other fluids. Talk to your doctor if diarrhea persists and you notice any signs of dehydration, like less urination with dark colored and strong-smelling urine. Do not take any other medicine without consulting a doctor.

Q. What are the treatment options of UTI and how to prevent it?

Take your antibiotics exactly as prescribed and never skip doses. It will help cure the infection faster. Change personal hygiene habits and urinate before and after sexual activity. Drink plenty of water to help clear the bacteria from your body and always try to fully empty your bladder when you pee.

Q. Can I drive while I am taking Hifen Plus?

No, taking Hifen Plus may make you feel sleepy, dizzy or could affect your eyesight. So, do not drive or use machines until you know how this medicine affects you.

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References
  1. Tiwaskar M. Cefixime-ofloxacin Combination in the Management of Uncomplicated Typhoid Fever in the Indian Community Setting. J Assoc Physicians India. 2019;67:75-80. [Accessed 10 Apr. 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. Ofloxacin. Hatfield, Hertfordshire: Generics UK T/A Mylan; 2002 [revised Mar. 2016]. [Accessed 07 Feb. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link
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