Swimox 125 mg Tablet


Overview

Uses of Swimox Tablet
Swimox 125 mg Tablet is used in the treatment of bacterial infections.
Swimox Tablet side effects
Common
  • Rash
  • Vomiting
  • Allergic reaction
  • Nausea
  • Diarrhoea
How to use Swimox 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. Swimox 125 mg Tablet may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.
How Swimox Tablet works
Swimox 125 mg Tablet is an antibiotic. It kills bacteria by preventing them from forming the bacterial protective covering which is needed for them to survive.
Swimox Tablet related warnings
Alcohol
SAFE
It is generally safe to consume alcohol with Swimox 125 mg Tablet.
Pregnancy
PROBABLY SAFE
Swimox 125 mg 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.
Lactation
SAFE
Swimox 125 mg Tablet 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.
Driving
Do not drive unless you are feeling well.
Swimox 125 mg Tablet can have side effects and the symptoms (such as allergic reactions, dizziness and convulsions) may make you unfit to drive.
Kidney
CAUTION
Swimox 125 mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Swimox 125 mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Use of this medicine is not recommended in patients with severe kidney disease.
Liver
CAUTION
Swimox 125 mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Swimox 125 mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Regular monitoring of liver function tests is recommended while you are taking this medicine

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Expert Advice

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  • Swimox 125 mg Tablet is used to treat infections caused by bacteria.
  • Finish the prescribed course of Swimox 125 mg Tablet, even if you start to feel better. Stopping it early may make the infection come back and harder to treat.
  • Diarrhea may occur as a side effect. Taking probiotics along with Swimox 125 mg Tablet may help. Talk to your doctor if you notice bloody stools or develop abdominal cramps.
  • Take it with food and plenty of fluids to avoid an upset stomach.
  • Stop taking Swimox 125 mg Tablet and inform your doctor immediately if you develop an itchy rash, swelling of the face, throat or tongue or breathing difficulties while taking it.

Patient Concerns

Questions Related to Swimox

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. Does Swimox act against anaerobic bacteria?
Swimox is active against aerobic (both gram-positive and gram-negative) bacteria and anaerobic bacterial infections like clostridium sp.
Q. Does Swimox cause fungal (yeast) infections?
Swimox is a broad spectrum antibiotic. On long-term use, it may kill helpful bacteria in the body which keep the body’s fungal (yeast) population in check. So, this decrease in the number of helpful bacteria may lead to fungal (yeast) infections.
Q. Can I take Swimox for virus infections?
Swimox is only effective against bacterial infections, not viral infections. Consult a doctor before taking any antibiotics.
Q. Does Swimox cause constipation?
Swimox has not been reported to cause constipation. However, consult your doctor if you have constipation while taking Swimox as this could be due to some other underlying condition.
Q. Does Swimox cause headache?
Swimox has not been reported to cause a headache. However, consult your doctor if you have a headache while taking Swimox as this could be due to some other underlying condition.
Q. Can I take Swimox for fever?
Swimox can be used in the treatment of fever only if it is associated with an infection which can be treated with it. Talk to a doctor for the right diagnosis of your condition before taking any antibiotics.
Q. Can I take Swimox for boils?
Swimox is effective in the treatment of skin and soft tissue infections like boils. However, talk to a doctor for the right antibiotics for your infections.
Q. Can I take Swimox for a sore throat?
Swimox can be used in the treatment of sorethroat only if it is associated with an infection which can be treated with it. Talk to a doctor for the right diagnosis of your condition before taking any antibiotics.
Q. Can I take Swimox for bacterial vaginosis?
Swimox can be used in the treatment of bacterial vaginosis. However, talk to a doctor before taking any antibiotics for your condition.
Q. Can I take Swimox for flu?
Swimox is not useful for the treatment of flu. Consult a doctor for knowing the right medicines for its treatment.
Q. Can I take Swimox for an ear infection?
Swimox can be used for the treatment of ear infection, however, talk to a doctor for the right antibiotics for your infections.
Q. Can I take Swimox for diverticulitis?
Swimox can be used in the treatment of diverticulitis, however, talk to a doctor for the right antibiotics for your condition.
Q. Is Swimox safe?
Swimox is safe to use if taken at prescribed doses for the prescribed duration as advised by a doctor.
Q. Is Swimox safe for heart patients?
Swimox is safe to use in heart patients if used at prescribed doses for the prescribed duration as advised by the doctor. Always share your medical history with the doctor before taking any medicine.
Q. Is Swimox used for throat infections?
Swimox can be used for the treatment of throat infections. However, it should be used when the cause of infection is diagnosed by the doctor and Swimox is recommended for its treatment.
Q. Is Swimox a pain killer?
Swimox is not a pain killer. It is an antibiotic.
Q. Is Swimox a cephalosporin?
Swimox is not a cephalosporin. It is an antibiotic which belongs to a class of drugs known as penicillins.
Q. Is Swimox good for prostate infection?
Swimox can be used for treating prostate infections caused by bacteria against which it is active. Consult a doctor for the right diagnosis of your infection and use antibiotics which are recommended.
Q. Does Swimox treat urinary tract infection (UTI)?
Yes, Swimox can be used to treat urinary tract infection (UTI) if it is caused by the bacteria against which Swimox is active. Consult a doctor for the right diagnosis of your infection and use antibiotics which are recommended.
Q. Does Swimox can treat cough?
Swimox would be needed for the treatment of a cough only if it is associated with an infection. Talk to a doctor for the right diagnosis of your condition before taking any antibiotics.
Q. Does Swimox cause drowsiness?
No, Swimox has not been reported to cause drowsiness. In case you experience drowsiness while taking Swimox, please consult your doctor.
Q. Does Swimox affect sperm?
No, Swimox has not been reported to affect sperm. Please consult your doctor.
Q. Does Swimox contain penicillin?
Swimox does not contain penicillin. However, it belongs to the same class of antibiotics.
Q. Does Swimox cause diarrhea?
Swimox can cause diarrhea as a common side effect. Please talk to your doctor in case you have this side effect as it could be due to the change in the normal bacteria of your gut and you may need to stop this medicine.
Q. Can I take Swimox with tramadol?
Swimox can be taken with tramadol. No drug-drug interactions have been seen between the two. However, interactions cannot occur. Please consult your doctor before taking the two medicines together.
Q. Can I take Swimox with metronidazole?
Swimox can be taken with metronidazole. No drug-drug interactions have been clinically seen between the two. However, interactions may occur. Please consult your doctor before taking the two medicines together.
Q. Can I take Swimox with a medicine for cold?
Please consult your doctor before taking Swimox with any medicine for cold as these medicines have many components and the interaction with each component can be different.
Q. Can I take Swimox with metformin?
Yes, Swimox can be taken with metformin. No drug-drug interactions have been seen between the two. However, this does not mean that interactions may occur. Please consult your doctor before taking the two medicines together.
Q. Can I take Swimox with loratadine?
Yes, Swimox can be taken with loratadine. No drug-drug interactions have been seen between the two. However, interactions can occur. Please consult your doctor before taking the two medicines together.
Q. Can I take Swimox with aspirin?
Swimox and aspirin increase levels of each other. Please consult your doctor before taking Swimox with aspirin at the same time.
Information last updated by Dr. Varun Gupta, MD Pharmacology on 8th Mar 2017.
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