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Phexin 250 mg Capsule


Overview

Uses of Phexin Capsule

Phexin Capsule side effects

Common
  • Rash
  • Allergic reaction
  • Stomach pain
  • Nausea
  • Indigestion
  • Diarrhea

How to use Phexin Capsule

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. Phexin 250 mg Capsule may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.

How Phexin Capsule works

Phexin 250 mg Capsule is an antibiotic. It kills bacteria by preventing them from forming the bacterial protective covering (cell wall) which is needed for them to survive.

Phexin Capsule related warnings

Alcohol
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
It is not known whether it is safe to consume alcohol with Phexin 250 mg Capsule. Please consult your doctor.
Pregnancy
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Phexin 250 mg Capsule 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.
Lactation
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Phexin 250 mg Capsule 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 Phexin 250 mg Capsule, since it may have possible effects such as rash and diarrhea.
Driving
SAFE
Phexin 250 mg Capsule does not usually affect your ability to drive.
Kidney
CAUTION
Phexin 250 mg Capsule should be used with caution in patients with severe kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Phexin 250 mg Capsule may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
CAUTION
Phexin 250 mg Capsule should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Phexin 250 mg Capsule may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

What if you miss a dose of Phexin Capsule?

If you miss a dose of Phexin 250 mg Capsule, 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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Expert Advice

  • Your doctor has prescribed Phexin 250 mg Capsule to cure your infection and improve your symptoms.
  • Take it with food to avoid an upset stomach.
  • 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.
  • Discontinue Phexin 250 mg Capsule 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.
  • Avoid consuming alcohol while taking Phexin 250 mg Capsule as it may cause increased side effects.

Patient Concerns

Questions Related to Phexin

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My baby is having stomach problem. Frequent loose motion
Dr. Gopal Samdani
Child Specialist
Please consult Dr. will take detail history and will examine your child in detail. may ask you for lab test on blood urine stool etc if necessary. All information will be used to determine exact underlying cause of problem. Depending upon cause will prescribe you treatmentdiarrhea can be caused by: inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) bacterial infections viral infections parasites malnutrition improper food preparation poor hygieneMake sure your child drinks plenty of fluids. Do not feed them foods that seem to trigger diarrhea. Wash your hands often ? especially after each diaper change ? to avoid spreading bacteria in the home.t?s important to follow the doctor?s advice carefully. Avoid giving your child foods or liquids that trigger diarrhea. Stick with bland foods instead (such as potatoes, toast, or bananas) until the diarrhea has subsided.
How much dose of ceftriaxone is neccesary for preventing drug resistance in body
Dr. Khoobsurat Najma
Ask A Chemist
it is an antibiotic and is used for treating bacterial infections
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FAQs

Q. Is cephalexin safe?

Cephalexin is safe if used at prescribed doses for the prescribed duration as advised by your doctor

Q. Can the use of Phexin cause diarrhea?

Yes, the use of Phexin 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. What if Phexin doesn't work?

Talk to your doctor if Phexin doesn't seem to work for you. Your doctor may increase the dose of Phexin or switch you to an alternate option, which may work for you.

Q. What if I don't get better after using Phexin?

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 Phexin when my symptoms are relieved?

No, do not stop taking Phexin 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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