Maxim 250mg Tablet

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Composition for Maxim 250mg Tablet

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Medicine Overview of Maxim Tablet

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Uses of Maxim Tablet

Maxim 250mg Tablet is used in the treatment of Bacterial infections
It is used in serious bacterial infections of various body parts like urinary tract, skin and soft-tissue, blood, brain and lungs (pneumonia). It is also used to prevent infections after surgery.
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Side effects of Maxim Tablet

Common

Nausea, Diarrhoea, Allergic reaction.

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How to use Maxim 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. It is better to take Maxim 250mg Tablet with food.
Avoid Maxim 250mg Tablet with dietary sodium.

How Maxim Tablet works

Maxim 250mg tablet is a cephalosporin antibiotic. It prevents bacteria from making their own protective cell wall. This causes the bacteria to rupture and finally death.

In Depth Information on Maxim Tablet

Expert advice for Maxim Tablet

  • Always take the complete course of treatment, as advised by your doctor even if you feel better.
  • Never take an antibiotic for a viral infection like a cold or the flu.
  • Can lead to nausea and diarrhoea frequently. If this becomes severe or persistent or you notice that your stool contains blood or mucus you should stop taking Maxim immediately and consult your doctor.
  • Inform your doctor if you develop a rash or other unexpected symptoms.
  • Inform your doctor if there is the previous history of drug allergy.
  • Inform your doctor if you have ever been diagnosed with kidney or liver problems.
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Warnings
Special precautions for Maxim 250mg Tablet
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Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
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Pregnancy
PROBABLY SAFE
Maxim 250mg Tablet 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
CAUTION
Maxim 250mg Tablet should be used with caution during lactat
ion. Breast feeding should be held until the treatment of the mother is completed and the drug is eliminated from her body.
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Driving
Not relevant, as Maxim 250mg Tablet is intended for use in hospitalised patients.
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Kidney
UNSAFE
Maxim 250mg Tablet is probably unsafe to use in patients with kidney disease and should be avoided. Please consult your doctor.

Caution to be advised in patients with impaired renal function.
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Liver
There is no data available. Please consult doctor before consuming the drug.

Missed Dosageuses

If you miss a dose of Cefuroxime, 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 Maxim 250mg Tablet

Frequently asked questions for Cefuroxime

Yes, Maxim is an antibiotic. It is a second-generation cephalosporin antibiotic used to treat various infections.
Maxim belongs to the cephalosporin antibiotics and is not a penicillin drug. However, its chemical structure and action is similar to penicillin.
Maxim is safe if used at prescribed doses for the prescribed duration as advised by your doctor
Maxim is not a steroid molecule. It is an antibiotic which belongs to the group of cephalosporins.
Maxim is not known to cause hemolysis in glucose-6-phosphate dehydrogenase (G6PD) deficient individuals. However, ask your doctor before taking Maxim if you are G6PD deficient.
Maxim is not a fluoroquinolone. It is a second-generation cephalosporin antibiotic which is different from fluoroquinolones.
Maxim is indicated for the treatment of uncomplicated urinary tract infection (UTI). Its effectiveness would depend on the infecting organism and hence you should consult your doctor for the right diagnosis and treatment.
Q. Can Maxim be taken with azithromycin?
Maxim is not known to have any clinically meaningful interaction with azithromycin. However, both are antibiotics and should be used only when advised by the doctor.
Q. Can Maxim be taken with doxycycline?
Maxim is not known to have any clinically meaningful interaction with doxycyclin. However, both are antibiotics and should be used only when advised by the doctor.
Q. Is it safe to take Maxim with pseudoephedrine?
Maxim is not known to have any clinically meaningful interaction with pseudoephedrine. However, interactions can occur. Ask your doctor before taking the drugs together.
Q. Can Maxim be taken with naproxen?
Maxim is not known to have any clinically meaningful interaction with naproxen. However, interactions can occur. Ask your doctor before taking the drugs together.
Maxim is not known to have any clinically meaningful interaction with paracetamol. However, interactions can occur. Ask your doctor before taking the drugs together.
Maxim has a sulfur molecule in its structure. However, it is a beta-lactam antibiotic and allergic reactions due to the drug are because of the beta-lactam ring present in its structure. Report to your doctor if you are allergic to penicillins, cephalosporins, or sulfa drugs before taking the drug.
Maxim like any other drug has an expiry data and should not be used after that. Please check the package insert before using the medicine.
Maxim is indicated in the treatment of pneumonia. However, its effectiveness would depend on the infecting organism and hence you should consult your doctor for the right diagnosis and treatment.
No, Maxim does not have penicillin in it. It is a cephalosporin antibiotic which is similar to penicillin.
Maxim is not known to cause constipation. It is associated with diarrhea. However, if you experience any such symptom while taking Maxim, consult your doctor.
Yes, Maxim is active against staphylococcus. However, strains resistant to the drug have also been reported. Talk to your doctor for the right diagnosis and treatment of your infection.
Maxim use is not associated with tiredness. However, if you experience tiredness while taking Maxim, consult your doctor.
Q. Can I take alprazolam with Maxim?
No drug interactions have been reported when Maxim is used with alprazolam. However, interactions can occur. Please consult your doctor before taking the two medicines together.
Q. Can I take Maxim with ibuprofen?
No drug interactions have been reported when Maxim is used with ibuprofen. However, interactions can occur. Please consult your doctor before taking the two medicines together.
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