Mahaflox CX Tablet

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Introduction

Mahaflox CX Tablet 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.

Mahaflox CX Tablet 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 Mahaflox CX Tablet

Benefits of Mahaflox CX Tablet

In Treatment of Bacterial infections

Mahaflox CX Tablet is an antibiotic medicine prescribed to treat various infections caused by bacteria such as sinus infections (sinusitis), chest infections such as bronchitis and pneumonia, and infections of the ears, skin, throat, stomach, and urinary tract. It works by stopping the growth of the bacteria. It is advisable to continue taking it as long as it is prescribed even when you feel better, to make sure that all bacteria are killed.

Side effects of Mahaflox CX Tablet

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 Mahaflox CX

  • Headache
  • Dizziness
  • Stomach pain
  • Nausea
  • Flatulence
  • Diarrhea

How to use Mahaflox CX Tablet

Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Swallow it as a whole. Do not chew, crush or break it. Mahaflox CX Tablet may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.

How Mahaflox CX Tablet works

Mahaflox CX Tablet is a combination of two antibiotics: Moxifloxacin and Cefixime. Moxifloxacin works by preventing the bacteria from reproducing and repairing themselves. Cefixime works by preventing the formation of the bacterial protective covering which is essential for the survival of bacteria in the human body. Together, they treat your infection effectively.

Safety advice

Alcohol
SAFE
Consuming alcohol with Mahaflox CX Tablet does not cause any harmful side effects.
Pregnancy
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Mahaflox CX Tablet may be unsafe to use during pregnancy. Although there are limited studies in humans, animal studies have shown harmful effects on the developing baby. Your doctor will weigh the benefits and any potential risks before prescribing it to you. Please consult your doctor.
Breast feeding
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Mahaflox CX Tablet is probably unsafe to use during breastfeeding. Limited human data suggests that the drug may pass into the breastmilk and harm the baby.
Driving
UNSAFE
Mahaflox CX Tablet may cause side effects which could affect your ability to drive.
Mahaflox CX Tablet may make you feel dizzy or light-headed, you may experience a sudden, transient loss of vision, or you may faint for a short period. This may affect your driving ability.
Kidney
CAUTION
Mahaflox CX Tablet should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Mahaflox CX Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
CAUTION
Mahaflox CX Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Mahaflox CX Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

What if you forget to take Mahaflox CX Tablet?

If you miss a dose of Mahaflox CX Tablet, 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

  • You have been prescribed Mahaflox CX Tablet 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 does not stop or if you find blood in your stools.
  • Discontinue Mahaflox CX Tablet and inform your doctor immediately if you get a rash, itchy skin, swelling of face and mouth, or have difficulty in breathing.
  • Notify your doctor if you feel pain in your tendons, numbness, or tingling sensations.
  • Inform your doctor if you are pregnant or planning to conceive or breastfeeding.

Fact Box

Habit Forming
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Therapeutic Class
ANTI INFECTIVES

Patient concerns

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Scar on face due to bacterial infections
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Dermatology
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I have a history of recurring yeast and bacterial vaginosis infections.
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Tab metrogyl 500 mg twice a day x 5 days and tab fluconazole 150 mg three doses alternate days
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FAQs

Q. What if I don't get better after using Mahaflox CX Tablet?

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 Mahaflox CX Tablet when I feel better?

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

Q. What if I miss my dose?

Take Mahaflox CX Tablet as soon as 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. Can the use of Mahaflox CX Tablet cause diarrhea?

Yes, the use of Mahaflox CX Tablet 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 you are experiencing severe diarrhea, talk to your doctor about it.

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References

  1. Moxifloxacin. South Oak Way: Bayer Plc; 2003 [revised Nov. 2018]. [Accessed 01 Apr. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link
  2. Cefixime. Guildford, Surrey: SANOFI; 2009 [revised 28 Jun. 2018]. [Accessed 07 Feb. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link
  3. Moxifloxacin. Wayne, NJ: Bayer HealthCare; 1999 [revised 12 Oct. 2010]. [Accessed 01 Apr. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link
  4. Cefixime. Mandideep, India: Lupin Limited; 1986 [revised May 2012]. [Accessed 10 Apr. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link

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Country of origin: India

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