Swich O Tablet


Overview

Uses of Swich O Tablet
Swich O Tablet is used in the treatment of bacterial infections.
Swich O Tablet side effects
Common
  • Nausea
  • Vomiting
  • Diarrhoea
  • Stomach pain
  • Headache
How to use Swich O 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. Swich O Tablet is to be taken with food.
How Swich O Tablet works
Swich O Tablet is a combination of two antibiotics: Cefpodoxime and Ofloxacin. Cefpodoxime works by preventing the formation of the bacterial protective covering which is essential for the survival of bacteria in the human body. Ofloxacin works by preventing the bacteria from reproducing and repairing themselves. Together, they treat your infection effectively.
Swich O Tablet related warnings
Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Swich O Tablet may be unsafe to use during pregnancy.
Animal studies have shown adverse effects on the foetus, however, there are limited human studies. The benefits from use in pregnant women may be acceptable despite the risk. Please consult your doctor.
Lactation
CAUTION
Swich O Tablet is probably unsafe to use during lactation. Limited human data suggest that the drug could represent a significant risk to the baby.
Driving
Swich O Tablet may make you feel dizzy, drowsy or affect your vision. Do not drive until your vision is clear.
Kidney
CAUTION
Swich O Tablet should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Swich O Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
CAUTION
Swich O Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Swich O Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

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Patient Concerns

Questions Related to Swich O

Can I take fixime 200 antibiotic for cold and dry cough.
Dr. Waseem Mirza
Sexologist
u shouldn't take antibiotics without prescription, for simple cold n cough take syp corex-Dx 1 tsf tid, for cold DO STEAM INHALAION TWICE DAILY, WARM SALINE GARGLES, AVOID EXPOSURE TO COLD,TAKE REST tab levocet 1 tab bd for 5 days, take healthy diet to boost ur immunity comprising of proteins, vitamins particularly vit C, take plenty of fluids if not better in 3 days consult physician hope this helps, antibiotics are reserved only for bacterial infections , most cold like illnesses are viral so no need of antibiotics
Hello sir/ ma'am My child PATIENT from stomach infection and doctor suggested zifi-100 redimix. How it is work and any side effect of that zifi-100 redimix? What kind of taking care of my child and PATIENT 7 month old.?????
Dr. Gopal Samdani
Child Specialist
Cefixime is used to treat a wide variety of bacterial infections. This medication is known as a cephalosporin antibiotic. It works by stopping the growth of bacteria.Remember that your doctor has prescribed this medication because he or she has judged that the benefit to you is greater than the risk of side effects. Many people using this medication do not have serious side effects.More common: Diarrhea loose or frequent stools Less common: Abdominal or stomach pain agitation black, tarry stools bleeding gums blistering, peeling, or loosening of the skin blood in the urine or stools and many more rare side effects
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FAQs

Q. Can Swich O be used to treat viral infections?
No, Swich O is only indicated to treat bacterial infections. It does not treat viral infections (such as common cold, flu).
Q. How to take the Swich O?
Take this medication by mouth with or without food as directed by your doctor, usually once a day. Continue to use this medicine until the full prescribed amount is finished, even if symptoms disappear after a few days.
Q. Can the use of Swich O cause diarrhea?
Yes, the use of Swich O can cause diarrhea. Antibiotics can kill good, or helpful, bacteria in your stomach or intestine and cause diarrhea. In case, you experience diarrhea, drink plenty of water or other fluids. Talk to your doctor if you have persistent diarrhea and any signs of dehydration like less urination with dark coloured and strong-smelling urine. Do not take any other medicines without consulting a doctor.
Q. What are the instructions for the storage and disposal of Swich O?
Keep this medicine in the container it came in, tightly closed. Store it as mentioned on the pack or label. Dispose of the unused medicine. Make sure it is not consumed by pets, children, and other people.
Information last updated by Dr. Varun Gupta, MD Pharmacology on 25th Sep 2018.
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Manufacturer/Marketer Address
Alkem Laboratories Limited, Devashish Building, Alkem House, Senapati Bapat Road, Lower Parel, Mumbai - 400 013.
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