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Strotab 100 mg Tablet DT

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Composition for Strotab 100 mg Tablet DT

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Primary uses of Strotab 100 mg Tablet DT

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₹6.5/Tablet DT
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Medicine Overview of Strotab Tablet DT

Uses of Strotab Tablet DT

Strotab 100 mg 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.

Strotab Tablet DT side effects

Common

Side Effects of Strotab are Vomiting, Nausea, Stomach pain, Indigestion, Diarrhoea.

How to use Strotab 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. Strotab 100 mg Tablet DT may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.

How Strotab Tablet DT works

Strotab 100 mg Tablet DT is an antibiotic. It kills bacteria by preventing them from forming the bacterial protective covering which is needed for them to survive.

In Depth Information on Strotab Tablet DT

Expert advice for Strotab Tablet DT

  • Your doctor has prescribed Strotab 100 mg Tablet DT 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.
  • Discontinue Strotab 100 mg Tablet DT 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.
  • Take it with food to avoid an upset stomach.
  • Avoid consuming alcohol while taking Strotab 100 mg Tablet DT as it may cause increased side effects.
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Strotab Tablet DT related warnings
Special precautions for Strotab Tablet DT
Alcohol
CAUTION
Pregnancy
PROBABLY SAFE
Strotab 100 mg 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.
Lactation
SAFE
Strotab 100 mg 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 Strotab 100 mg Tablet DT, since it may have possible effects such as rash and diarrhea.
Driving
SAFE
Strotab 100 mg Tablet DT does not usually affect your ability to drive.
Kidney
CAUTION
Strotab 100 mg Tablet DT should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Strotab 100 mg Tablet DT may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
CAUTION
Strotab 100 mg Tablet DT should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Strotab 100 mg Tablet DT may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

What if you miss a dose of Strotab Tablet DT?uses

If you miss a dose of Strotab 100 mg Tablet DT, 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 about Strotab Tablet DT

Frequently asked questions about Cefixime

Q. What is Strotab and what is it used for?
Strotab 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).
Q. Is Strotab used for diarrhea?
Strotab has not been indicated for the treatment of diarrhea. Please talk to your doctor if you have diarrhea before taking any antibiotics.
Q. Is Strotab a cephalosporin?
Yes, Strotab belongs to a group of antibiotics called 'cephalosporins'.
Q. Is Strotab safe for infants?
Safety of Strotab 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.
Q. Is Strotab a penicillin?
Strotab 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.
Q. Does Strotab cause diarrhea?
Diarrhea is a common side effect of Strotab. 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.
Q. Does Strotab cause constipation?
Constipation has not been reported as a side effect with Strotab. Please consult your doctor in case you experience constipation while taking Strotab.
Q. Does Strotab cure chlamydia?
Strotab 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.
Q. Does Strotab contain penicillin?
Strotab is a cephalosporin which has an action similar to penicillins but it does not contain any penicillin.
Q. Does Strotab cover pseudomonas?
No, Strotab is not active against pseudomonas. Most strains of pseudomonas are resistant to Strotab. Please consult your doctor if you have pseudomonas infections for the appropriate antibiotic treatment.
Q. Does Strotab contain sulfur?
No, Strotab does not contain sulfur. Please check the package leaflet (patient information leaflet) before using any medicine for its contents.
Q. Does Strotab cure syphilis?
Strotab 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.
Q. Does Strotab cure gonorrhea?
Strotab 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.
Q. Does Strotab treat typhoid?
Strotab is not indicated for the treatment of typhoid by the government regulatory authorities. However, Indian Academy of Pediatrics recommend the use of Strotab 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.
Q. Does Strotab affect birth control?
There is no evidence of cefexime affecting birth control (contraception). However, interactions may occur and Strotab may affect the action of birth control pills. Please consult your doctor to confirm whether you require a extra birth control measure while taking Strotab.
Q. Can I take Strotab with azithromycin?
No interactions have been clinically observed between Strotab and azithromycin. However, interactions may occur. Always consult with your doctor before taking two medicines together.
Q. Can I take Strotab and doxycycline together?
No interactions have been clinically observed between Strotab and doxycycline. However, interactions may occur. Always consult with your doctor before taking two medicines together.
Q. Can I take Strotab with paracetamol?
No interactions have been clinically observed between Strotab and paracetamol. However, interactions may occur. Always consult with your doctor before taking two medicines together.
Q. Can I take Strotab with folic acid?
Folic acid can be taken with Strotab 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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