food interaction for INFEX
alcohol interaction for INFEX
pregnancy interaction for INFEX
lactation interaction for INFEX
Animal studies have shown low or no adverse effect on the foetus, however, there are limited human studies. Please consult your doctor.
SALT INFORMATION FOR INFEX
How it works
Common side effects
SUBSTITUTES FOR INFEX
- TAXIM O DT 50 MG TABLET(10 tablets in strip)Alkem Laboratories LtdRs. 8.70/tabletRs. 87pay 195% more per tablet
- MAHACEF 50 MG TABLET(10 tablets in strip)Mankind Pharma LtdRs. 3.63/tabletRs. 36.30pay 23% more per tablet
- TOPCEF DT 50MG TABLET(10 tablets in strip)Torrent Pharmaceuticals LtdRs. 3.05/tabletRs. 30.46pay 3% more per tablet
- GRAMOCEF O 50MG TABLET(10 tablets in strip)Micro Labs LtdRs. 5/tabletRs. 50pay 69% more per tablet
- BIOTAX O 50MG TABLET(10 tablets in strip)Biochem Pharmaceutical IndustriesRs. 4.84/tabletRs. 48.42pay 64% more per tablet
Expert advice FOR INFEX
- Take caution when taking the medicine if you have liver or kidney disease or history of anemia.
- Take the tablets whole with a glass of water with or without food or milk. Do not crush or chew the tablets.
- The medicine works best if taken with meal or within 30 minutes of a meal.
- Talk to your doctor if you have kidney problems, inflammation of colon (colitis) or if you are taking medicines to thin the blood (e.g. warfarin).
- Do not take cefixime if you are allergic to it or to any type of cephalosporin or penicillin drugs.
- Do not take cefexime if you have allergic reaction (rash, swallowing or breathing problems, swelling of lips, face, tongue and throat).
- Do not give cefixime to a child less than 6 months of age.
Frequently asked questions FOR INFEX
Q. What is cefexime and what is it used for?
Cefexime (also available as Topcef/ Taxem/ Mahacef/ Zifi/ Suprax) is a cephalosporin antibiotic used for a variety of infections of the throat, chest and urinary tract and infections like typhoid or gonorrhea
Q. Is cefixime same as penicillin?
It is not penicillin
Q. Does it contain sulfur?
It does not contain sulfur
Q. Does cefexime affect birth control?
There is no evidence of cefexime affecting contraception. Please consult your doctor to confirm whether you require a secondary birth control measure while taking levofloxacin.