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TAXONE L 200 MG/600 MG TABLET

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Composition for TAXONE L

Cefixime(200 mg),Linezolid(600 mg)

food interaction for TAXONE L

alcohol interaction for TAXONE L

pregnancy interaction for TAXONE L

lactation interaction for TAXONE L

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There is no data available. Please consult doctor before consuming the drug.
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UNSAFE
Taxone l 200 mg/600 mg 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.
WEIGH RISKS VS. BENEFITS
Unknown. Human and animal studies are not available. Please consult your doctor.

SALT INFORMATION for TAXONE L

Cefixime(200 mg)

Uses

Cefixime is used in the treatment of bacterial infections and typhoid fever.

How it works

Cefixime 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
Linezolid(600 mg)

Uses

Linezolid is used in the treatment of bacterial infections.

How it works

Linezolid is an antibiotic. It stops bacterial growth by inhibiting synthesis of essential proteins, which are required by bacteria to carry out vital functions.

Common side effects

Vomiting, Nausea, Abdominal pain, Abnormal liver function tests, Diarrhoea, Dizziness, Headache, Reduced blood platelets, Tongue discolouration, Tooth discolouration

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Expert advice for TAXONE L

  • 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 TAXONE L

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.

Linezolid

Q.What does hyoscine treat ?
Hyoscine is used for treating motion sickness

Q.How does it work?
It is also used for relief from spasm in the genito-urinary tract, gastro-intestinal tract as well as during irritable bowel syndrome (IBD). Hyoscine acts by relaxing the smooth muscles and by inhibiting secretions in the lining of the gastro-intestinal tract

Q.Is hyoscine the same as scopolamine?
Scopolamine is the brand name of hyoscine

Q.Is it an anti-histamine?
It is not an anti-histamine

Q.Can I take paracetamol/ibuprofen/painkillers with hyoscine?
Hyoscine is not known to interact with paracetamol/ibuprofen/painkillers.Drugs are known to interact with each other and cause adverse effects.Any drug used in combination with hyoscine should be as per the doctor's advice

Q.Does hyoscine cause drowsiness or relieve nausea?
Hyoscine is known to relieve nausea and may cause drowsiness as a side effect.

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Content on this page was last updated on 23 June, 2014, by Dr. Varun Gupta (MD Pharmacology)