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Lafix 200mg/60Million cells Syrup

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Introduction

Lafix 200mg/60Million cells Syrup is a combination medicine that is used to treat various types of bacterial infections. It fights against the microorganisms to prevent their growth and further spread of the infection. It also prevents diarrhea which may occur as side effect of this medicine.

Lafix 200mg/60Million cells Syrup is a prescription medicine. It is advised to take it as per the prescription. It can be taken with or without food, but it must be taken at a fixed time to ensure better efficacy. Do not consume more than the recommended dose, as this may have harmful effects on your body. If you miss a dose, take it as soon as you remember. The course of the treatment must be completed even if you feel better. Sudden discontinuation of the treatment may affect the potency of the medicine.

Some common side effects of this medicine are nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, indigestion, etc. If any of the side effects get aggravated, you must consult your doctor immediately. If you experience any allergic reaction (rashes, itching, swelling, shortness of breath, etc.), you must seek immediate medical help.

Before taking this medicine, you should tell your doctor if you are taking any medicines for any health condition. Pregnant or breastfeeding women should also consult with their doctor before taking it. Avoid drinking alcohol as it can cause excessive drowsiness with this medicine. It usually does not impair your ability to drive, but you should not drive if it makes you feel sleepy or dizzy. You must take adequate rest for a faster recovery, also take a healthy diet and drink plenty of water. Your doctor may ask for a few laboratory and diagnostic tests to know the effects of the medicine on your body.

Uses of Lafix Syrup

Benefits of Lafix Syrup

In Bacterial infections

Lafix 200mg/60Million cells Syrup is a medicine that helps to kill the bacteria that cause different infections and treats your infection. It also contains beneficial bacteria that protect the inner layers of your stomach and intestines. This medicine can relieve frequent loose motions and also help you to stay well by preventing them from coming back. It usually makes you feel better within a few days, but you should continue taking it as prescribed even when you feel better to make sure that all bacteria are killed and do not become resistant.

Side effects of Lafix Syrup

Most side effects do not require any medical attention and disappear as your body adjusts to the medicine. Consult your doctor if they persist or if you’re worried about them

Common side effects of Lafix

  • Nausea
  • Diarrhea
  • Stomach pain
  • Bloating
  • Indigestion
  • Flatulence

How to use Lafix 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. Lafix 200mg/60Million cells Syrup may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.

How Lafix Syrup works

Lafix 200mg/60Million cells Syrup is a combination of two medicines: Cefixime and Lactobacillus. Cefixime is an antibiotic. It works by preventing the formation of the bacterial protective covering which is essential for the survival of bacteria in the human body. Lactobacillus is a live micro-organism which restores the balance of good bacteria in the intestine that may get upset with antibiotic use or due to intestinal infections.

Safety advice

Alcohol
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
It is not known whether it is safe to consume alcohol with Lafix 200mg/60Million cells Syrup. Please consult your doctor.
Pregnancy
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Information regarding the use of Lafix 200mg/60Million cells Syrup during pregnancy is not available. Please consult your doctor.
Breast feeding
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Lafix 200mg/60Million cells 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.
Driving
SAFE
Lafix 200mg/60Million cells Syrup does not usually affect your ability to drive.
Kidney
CAUTION
Lafix 200mg/60Million cells Syrup should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Lafix 200mg/60Million cells Syrup may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
CAUTION
Lafix 200mg/60Million cells Syrup should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Lafix 200mg/60Million cells Syrup may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

What if you forget to take Lafix Syrup?

If you miss a dose of Lafix 200mg/60Million cells 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.

All substitutes

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Quick tips

  • Take it with or without food but at the same time every day.
  • Do not skip any dose and finish the course as suggested by the doctor.
  • It is advisable to stay hydrated and drink plenty of water to overcome medicine side effects. 
  • Use caution while driving or doing anything that requires concentration as Lafix 200mg/60Million cells Syrup can cause drowsiness and sleepiness.
  • Avoid alcohol consumption as it may cause excessive drowsiness. 
  • Inform your doctor if you experience rashes, itching, swelling and shortness of breath while taking the medicine.

Fact Box

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Therapeutic Class
ANTI INFECTIVES

Patient concerns

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FAQs

Q. What if I miss my dose?

Take Lafix 200mg/60Million cells Syrup as soon 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. How long does Lafix 200mg/60Million cells Syrup take to work?

Usually, Lafix 200mg/60Million cells Syrup 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 Lafix 200mg/60Million cells Syrup?

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. Can I stop taking Lafix 200mg/60Million cells Syrup when I feel better?

No, do not stop taking Lafix 200mg/60Million cells Syrup and complete the full course of treatment even if you feel better. Your symptoms may improve before the infection is completely cured.

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References

  1. Cefixime. Guildford, Surrey: SANOFI; 2009 [revised 28 Jun. 2018]. [Accessed 10 Apr. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link
  2. Drugs.com. Lactobacillus acidophilus. [Accessed 09 Apr. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link
  3. Cefixime. Mandideep, India: Lupin Limited; 1986 [revised May 2012]. [Accessed 07 Feb. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link
  4. ScienceDirect. Lactobacillus. [Accessed 10 Apr. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link

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Concept Pharmaceuticals Ltd. 501 Jaisingh Business Center, 119, Sahar Road, Andheri (East) Mumbai - 400 099 India.
Country of origin: India

Expires on or after: December, 2021

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