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Kixim 50mg Syrup

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Overview

Introduction

Kixim 50mg Syrup is an antibiotic belonging to the cephalosporin group, which is used to treat a variety of bacterial infections. It is effective in infections of the respiratory tract (eg. pneumonia), urinary tract, ear, nasal sinus, throat, and some sexually transmitted diseases.

Kixim 50mg Syrup may be taken on an empty stomach or without food. You should take it regularly at evenly spaced intervals as per the schedule prescribed by your doctor. Taking it at the same time every day will help you to remember to take it. The dose will depend on what you are being treated for, but you should always complete a full course of this antibiotic as prescribed by your doctor. Do not stop taking it until you have finished, even when you feel better. If you stop taking it early, some bacteria may survive and the infection may come back or worsen. It will not work for viral infections such as flu or the common cold. Using any antibiotic when you do not need it can make it less effective for future infections.

The most common side effects of this medicine include vomiting, nausea, stomach pain, indigestion, and diarrhea. These are usually mild but let your doctor know if they bother you or do not go away.

Before taking it, you should let your doctor know if you are allergic to any antibiotics or have any kidney or liver problems. You should also let your healthcare team know all other medicines you are taking as they may affect, or be affected by this medicine. This medicine is generally regarded as safe to use during pregnancy and breastfeeding if prescribed by a doctor.

Uses of Kixim Syrup

Side effects of Kixim Syrup

Common
  • Nausea
  • Stomach pain
  • Indigestion
  • Diarrhea

How to use Kixim Syrup

Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Check the label for directions before use. Measure it with a measuring cup and take it by mouth. Shake well before use. Kixim 50mg Syrup may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.

How Kixim Syrup works

Kixim 50mg Syrup is an antibiotic. It kills bacteria by preventing them from forming the bacterial protective covering (cell wall) which is needed for them to survive.

Safety Advice

Alcohol
SAFE
Consuming alcohol with Kixim 50mg Syrup does not cause any harmful side effects.
Pregnancy
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Kixim 50mg Syrup 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.
Breastfeeding
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Kixim 50mg Syrup 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 Kixim 50mg Syrup, since it may have possible effects such as rash and diarrhea.
Driving
SAFE
Kixim 50mg Syrup does not usually affect your ability to drive.
Kidney
CAUTION
Kixim 50mg Syrup should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Kixim 50mg Syrup may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
CAUTION
Kixim 50mg Syrup should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Kixim 50mg Syrup may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

What if you forget to take Kixim Syrup?

If you miss a dose of Kixim 50mg Syrup, 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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Quick Tips

  • Your doctor has prescribed Kixim 50mg Syrup 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 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 Kixim 50mg Syrup as it may cause increased side effects.
  • Discontinue Kixim 50mg Syrup and inform your doctor immediately if you get a rash, itchy skin, swelling of face and mouth, or have difficulty in breathing.

Patient Concerns

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What are use mega-cv dry syrupChild are not drinking milk
Dr. Pranav Gupta
Child Specialist
Mega CV is an antibiotic used to treat bacterial infections
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.
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FAQs

Q. How long should I take Kixim?

You should take Kixim 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 Kixim when I feel better?

No, do not stop taking Kixim 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 Kixim a strong antibiotic?

Yes, Kixim 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 Kixim cause diarrhea?

Yes, the use of Kixim 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 Kixim when my symptoms are relieved?

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

Q. How long does Kixim takes to work?

Usually, Kixim 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 Kixim?

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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References
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