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Overview

Introduction

Taxclav 200 Tablet is a combination medicine used in the treatment of bacterial infections. It works by stopping the growth of microorganisms and killing the existing ones that cause the infection.

It is advisable to take Taxclav 200 Tablet at a fixed time each day to maintain consistent levels of medicine in the blood. In case you miss a dose of this medicine, take it as soon as you remember. Never skip any doses and finish the full course of treatment even if you feel better. It is important not to stop taking this medicine as it may worsen your symptoms.

It may cause side effects like nausea, stomach pain, indigestion, and flatulence. It may cause diarrhea, so it is better to take plenty of fluids while taking this medicine as it may help to prevent dehydration.

Uses of Taxclav Tablet

Taxclav Tablet side effects

Common
  • Diarrhea
  • Nausea
  • Stomach pain
  • Indigestion
  • Flatulence

How to use Taxclav 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. Taxclav 200 Tablet may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.

How Taxclav Tablet works

Taxclav 200 Tablet is a combination of two medicines: Cefixime and Potassium Clavulanate. Cefixime is an antibiotic. It works by preventing the formation of the bacterial protective covering which is essential for the survival of bacteria. Potassium Clavulanate is a beta-lactamase inhibitor which reduces resistance and enhances the activity of Cefixime against bacteria.

Taxclav Tablet related warnings

Alcohol
UNSAFE
It is unsafe to consume alcohol with Taxclav 200 Tablet
Pregnancy
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Taxclav 200 Tablet 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
Taxclav 200 Tablet 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.
Driving
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
It is not known whether Taxclav 200 Tablet alters the ability to drive. Do not drive if you experience any symptoms that affect your ability to concentrate and react.
Kidney
CAUTION
Taxclav 200 Tablet should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Taxclav 200 Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
CAUTION
Taxclav 200 Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Taxclav 200 Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Regular monitoring of liver function tests is advised while you are taking this medicine.

Alternate Brands

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Expert Advice

  • You have been prescribed this combination medicine to treat bacterial infections even if they have developed resistance. 
  • Finish the prescribed course, 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 Taxclav 200 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 Taxclav 200 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 Taxclav

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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
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it is an antibiotic and is used for treating bacterial infections
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FAQs

Q. Can the use of Taxclav cause diarrhea?

Yes, the use of Taxclav 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 you are experiencing severe diarrhea, talk to your doctor about it.

Q. How long does Taxclav takes to work?

Usually, Taxclav starts working soon after taking it. However, it may take some days to kill all the harmful bacteria and make you feel better.

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

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 Taxclav when I feel better?

No, do not stop taking Taxclav 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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References
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Alkem Laboratories Limited, Devashish Building, Alkem House, Senapati Bapat Road, Lower Parel, Mumbai - 400 013.
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