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Jifon 100 mg Tablet DT


Overview

Uses of Jifon Tablet DT

Jifon Tablet DT side effects

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

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

How Jifon Tablet DT works

Jifon 100 mg Tablet DT is an antibiotic. It kills bacteria by preventing them from forming the bacterial protective covering (cell wall) which is needed for them to survive.

Jifon Tablet DT related warnings

Alcohol
UNSAFE
It is unsafe to consume alcohol with Jifon 100 mg Tablet DT
Pregnancy
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Jifon 100 mg Tablet DT 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.
Lactation
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Jifon 100 mg Tablet DT 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.
Avoid prolonged use of Jifon 100 mg Tablet DT, since it may have possible effects such as rash and diarrhea.
Driving
SAFE
Jifon 100 mg Tablet DT does not usually affect your ability to drive.
Kidney
CAUTION
Jifon 100 mg Tablet DT should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Jifon 100 mg Tablet DT may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
CAUTION
Jifon 100 mg Tablet DT should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Jifon 100 mg Tablet DT may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

What if you miss a dose of Jifon Tablet DT?

If you miss a dose of Jifon 100 mg Tablet DT, take it as soon as possible. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and go back to your regular schedule. Do not double the dose.

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Expert Advice

  • Your doctor has prescribed Jifon 100 mg Tablet DT 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 doesn't stop or if you find blood in your stools.
  • Avoid consuming alcohol while taking Jifon 100 mg Tablet DT as it may cause increased side effects.
  • Discontinue Jifon 100 mg Tablet DT and inform your doctor immediately if you get a rash, itchy skin, swelling of face and mouth, or have difficulty in breathing.

Patient Concerns

Questions Related to Jifon

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My baby is having stomach problem. Frequent loose motion
Dr. Gopal Samdani
Child Specialist
Please consult Dr. will take detail history and will examine your child in detail. may ask you for lab test on blood urine stool etc if necessary. All information will be used to determine exact underlying cause of problem. Depending upon cause will prescribe you treatmentdiarrhea can be caused by: inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) bacterial infections viral infections parasites malnutrition improper food preparation poor hygieneMake sure your child drinks plenty of fluids. Do not feed them foods that seem to trigger diarrhea. Wash your hands often ? especially after each diaper change ? to avoid spreading bacteria in the home.t?s important to follow the doctor?s advice carefully. Avoid giving your child foods or liquids that trigger diarrhea. Stick with bland foods instead (such as potatoes, toast, or bananas) until the diarrhea has subsided.
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it is an antibiotic and is used for treating bacterial infections
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FAQs

Q. How long should I take Jifon?

You should take Jifon as long as advised by your doctor. It is usually prescribed for 7-14 days. Take it for the full duration of your treatment.

Q. Can I stop taking Jifon when I feel better?

No, do not stop taking Jifon before completing the full course of treatment. Your may start feeling better before the infection is completely cured. So, it is important to take this medicine for the duration advised by the doctor.

Q. Is Jifon a strong antibiotic?

Yes, Jifon is a strong antibiotic i.e broad-spectrum antibiotic, which is used to treat variety of bacterial infection like Urinary tract infection, Otitis Media, Pharyngitis and Tonsillitis, Bronchitis and Gonorrhea

Q. Can the use of Jifon cause diarrhea?

Yes, the use of Jifon 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 diarrhea persists, talk to your doctor about it.

Q. Can I stop taking Jifon when my symptoms are relieved?

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

Q. Is Jifon used in typhoid?

Indian Association of Pediatrics (IAP) recommends the use of Jifon in children for uncomplicated typhoid fever.

Q. How long does Jifon takes to work?

Usually, Jifon 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 Jifon?

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.

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