Leadtas 200mg Tablet DT

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Composition for Leadtas 200mg Tablet DT

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Medicine Overview of Leadtas Tablet DT

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Uses of Leadtas Tablet DT

Leadtas 200mg Tablet DT is used in the treatment of bacterial infections
It is used for short-term treatment of bacterial infections of urinary tract, skin and soft-tissue, ear, bone, blood, abdomen, genital and lungs (pneumonia). It is also used to prevent infections after surgery.
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Side effects of Leadtas Tablet DT

Common

Nausea, Diarrhoea, Allergic reaction.

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How to use Leadtas 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. It can be taken with or without food, but it is better to take Leadtas 200mg Tablet DT at a fixed time.

How Leadtas Tablet DT works

Leadtas 200mg tablet dt is an antibiotic. It kills bacteria by preventing them from forming their own protective covering which is required for their survival in the human body.

In Depth Information on Leadtas Tablet DT

Expert advice for Leadtas Tablet DT

  • Make sure you complete the course even if you start to feel better.
  • Discontinue Leadtas and inform your doctor immediately if you get a rash, itchy skin, swelling of face and mouth, or have difficulty in breathing.
  • 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.
  • If you're on blood thinners, Leadtas can interact with your medications and increase your bleeding tendencies.
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Warnings
Special precautions for Leadtas 200mg Tablet DT
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Alcohol
CAUTION
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Pregnancy
PROBABLY SAFE
Leadtas 200mg Tablet DT is probably safe to use during pregnancy.

Animal studies have shown low or no adverse effect on the foetus, however, there are limited human studies. Please consult your doctor.
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Lactation
SAFE
Leadtas 200mg Tablet DT is safe to use during lactation. Human studies have shown that either the drug does not pass into the breastmilk in significant amount or is not expected to cause toxicity to the baby.

Avoid prolonged use of Leadtas 200mg Tablet DT, since it may have possible effects such as rash and diarrhea.
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Driving
SAFE
Leadtas 200mg Tablet DT does not usually affect your ability to drive.
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Kidney
CAUTION
Leadtas 200mg Tablet DT should be used with caution in patie
nts with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Leadtas 200mg Tablet DT may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
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Liver
CAUTION
Leadtas 200mg Tablet DT should be used with caution in patie
nts with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Leadtas 200mg Tablet DT may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
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Missed Dosageuses

If you miss a dose of Cefixime, 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.

Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions for Leadtas 200mg Tablet DT

Frequently asked questions for Cefixime

Leadtas is a cephalosporin antibiotic used for treating many infections, for eg: infections of the ear, throat (e.g. tonsillitis, pharyngitis), chest and lungs (e.g. bronchitis, pneumonia) and urinary tract (e.g. cystitis and kidney infections).
Leadtas has not been indicated for the treatment of diarrhea. Please talk to your doctor if you have diarrhea before taking any antibiotics.
Yes, Leadtas belongs to a group of antibiotics called 'cephalosporins'.
Safety of Leadtas in children less than 6 months of age (includes premature and newborn infants) has not been established. Please consult your doctor before starting any antibiotics in children.
Leadtas is not a penicillin. It belongs to a different class of medicines known as cephalosporin and it works in a similar way as penicillins. However, they are different antibiotics. Please consult your doctor regarding their use.
Leadtas is not a sulfa drug. It belongs to the class of medicines known as cephalosporins.
Diarrhea is a common side effect of Leadtas. Diarrhea has been more commonly associated with higher doses. Stop the medicine if you have severe watery diarrhea that will not stop and you are feeling weak and have a fever. immediately consult your doctor.
Constipation has not been reported as a side effect with Leadtas. Please consult your doctor in case you experience constipation while taking Leadtas.
Leadtas is not effective against chlamydia infections, so, it is not used for its treatment. Please consult your doctor if you have been diagnosed with a chlamydial infection.
Leadtas is a cephalosporin which has an action similar to penicillins but it does not contain any penicillin.
No, Leadtas is not active against pseudomonas. Most strains of pseudomonas are resistant to Leadtas. Please consult your doctor if you have pseudomonas infections for the appropriate antibiotic treatment.
No, Leadtas does not contain sulfur. Please check the package leaflet (patient information leaflet) before using any medicine for its contents.
Leadtas is not active against the bacteria (Treponema pallidum) which causes syphilis. So, it is not used for the treatment of syphilis. Please consult your doctor if you have signs and symptoms of syphilis.
Leadtas can be used to treat uncomplicated gonorrhea caused by Neisseria gonorrhoeae (both penicillinase and non-penicillinase producing bacteria). However, always talk to your doctor if you have any infection as it should be diagnosed properly by a doctor before the start of antibiotics. Never take antibiotics yourself.
Leadtas is not indicated for the treatment of typhoid by the government regulatory authorities. However, Indian Academy of Pediatrics recommend the use of Leadtas in children for uncomplicated typhoid fever. It is hence, advisable that you must take the antibiotics for typhoid fever only when it is recommended by your doctor. Do not take antibiotics yourself.
There is no evidence of cefexime affecting birth control (contraception). However, interactions may occur and Leadtas may affect the action of birth control pills. Please consult your doctor to confirm whether you require a extra birth control measure while taking Leadtas.
Q. Can I take Leadtas with azithromycin?
No interactions have been clinically observed between Leadtas and azithromycin. However, interactions may occur. Always consult with your doctor before taking two medicines together.
Q. Can I take Leadtas and doxycycline together?
No interactions have been clinically observed between Leadtas and doxycycline. However, interactions may occur. Always consult with your doctor before taking two medicines together.
Q. Can I take Leadtas with paracetamol?
No interactions have been clinically observed between Leadtas and paracetamol. However, interactions may occur. Always consult with your doctor before taking two medicines together.
Q. Can I take Leadtas with folic acid?
Folic acid can be taken with Leadtas as no drug-drug interactions have been clinically observed between them. However, interactions may occur. Please consult your doctor before taking the two medicines together.
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