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Composition for RANIXIME

Cefixime(100mg)

food interaction for RANIXIME

alcohol interaction for RANIXIME

pregnancy interaction for RANIXIME

lactation interaction for RANIXIME

food
alcohol
pregnancy
lactation
It can be taken with or without food, but it is better to take Ranixime 100mg tablet at a fixed time.
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UNSAFE
Ranixime 100mg 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.
PROBABLY SAFE
Ranixime 100mg tablet is probably safe to use during breastfeeding. Please consult your doctor.
SAFE

SALT INFORMATION for RANIXIME

Cefixime(100mg)

Uses

Ranixime 100mg tablet is used in the treatment of bacterial infections and typhoid fever.

How it works

Ranixime 100mg tablet is an antibiotic. It kills the bacteria by attacking their cell wall. Specifically, it prevents the synthesis of a substance in the cell wall called peptidoglycan, which provides the cell wall with the strength required for survival of bacteria in human body.

Common side effects

Allergic skin rash, Diarrhoea, Shortness of breath, Difficulty in swalloing, Headache, Itching, Stomach upset, Vaginal infection, Vomiting, Wheezing

SUBSTITUTES for RANIXIME

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Expert advice for RANIXIME

  • Take caution when taking the medicine if you have liver or kidney disease or history of anemia.
  • Take the tablets whole with a glass of water with or without food or milk. Do not crush or chew the tablets.
  • The medicine works best if taken with meal or within 30 minutes of a meal.
  • Talk to your doctor if you have kidney problems, inflammation of colon (colitis) or if you are taking medicines to thin the blood (e.g. warfarin).
  • Do not take cefixime if you are allergic to it or to any type of cephalosporin or penicillin drugs.
  • Do not take cefexime if you have allergic reaction (rash, swallowing or breathing problems, swelling of lips, face, tongue and throat).
  • Do not give cefixime to a child less than 6 months of age.

Frequently asked questions for RANIXIME

Cefixime

Q.What is cefexime and what is it used for?
Cefexime (also available as Topcef/ Taxem/ Mahacef/ Zifi/ Suprax) is a cephalosporin antibiotic used for a variety of infections of the throat, chest and urinary tract and infections like typhoid or gonorrhea

Q.Is cefixime same as penicillin?
It is not penicillin

Q.Does it contain sulfur?
It does not contain sulfur

Q.Does cefexime affect birth control?
There is no evidence of cefexime affecting contraception. Please consult your doctor to confirm whether you require a secondary birth control measure while taking levofloxacin.

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Content on this page was last updated on 03 October, 2016, by Dr. Varun Gupta (MD Pharmacology)