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Vexim CL Tablet


Introduction

Vexim CL Tablet is a combination medicine. It is prescribed to treat various types of bacterial infections. It fights against the infection to prevent the growth and further spread of the microorganisms. It also prevents diarrhea which may occur as a side effect of this medicine.

Vexim CL Tablet is a prescription medicine. It is advised to take it as per the prescription. It can be taken with or without food, but it must be taken at a fixed time to ensure better efficacy. Do not consume more than the recommended dose, as this may have harmful effects on your body. If you miss a dose, take it as soon as you remember. The course of the treatment must be completed even if you feel better. Sudden discontinuation of the treatment may affect the potency of the medicine.

Some common side effects of this medicine are nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, indigestion, etc. If any of the side effects get aggravated, you must consult your doctor immediately. If you experience any allergic reaction (rashes, itching, swelling, shortness of breath, etc.), you must seek immediate medical help.

Before taking this medicine, you should tell your doctor if you are taking any medicines for any health condition. Pregnant or breastfeeding women should also consult with their doctor before taking it. Avoid drinking alcohol as it can cause excessive drowsiness with this medicine. It usually does not impair your ability to drive, but you should not drive if it makes you feel sleepy or dizzy.

Uses of Vexim CL Tablet

Benefits of Vexim CL Tablet

In Bacterial infections

Vexim CL Tablet is a medicine that helps to kill the bacteria that cause infections. This combination medicine can be used to treat many different bacterial infections. It causes loss of the useful bacteria that are present naturally in our body. It contains probiotics that help restore the useful bacteria, improve digestion and enhance overall health. Vexim CL Tablet usually makes you feel better within a few days, but you should continue taking it as prescribed even when you feel better to make sure that all bacteria are killed and do not become resistant.

Side effects of Vexim CL Tablet

Most side effects do not require any medical attention and disappear as your body adjusts to the medicine. Consult your doctor if they persist or if you’re worried about them

Common side effects of Vexim CL

  • Nausea
  • Vomiting
  • Diarrhea
  • Stomach pain
  • Indigestion
  • Flatulence

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

How Vexim CL Tablet works

Vexim CL Tablet is a combination of three medicines: Cefixime, Cloxacillin and Lactobacillus. Cefixime and Cloxacillin are antibiotics which work by preventing the formation of the bacterial protective covering which is essential for the survival of bacteria in the human body. Together, they treat your infection effectively. Lactobacillus is a live microorganism which restores the balance of good bacteria in the intestine that may get upset with antibiotic use or due to intestinal infections.

Safety Advice

Alcohol
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
It is not known whether it is safe to consume alcohol with Vexim CL Tablet. Please consult your doctor.
Pregnancy
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Information regarding the use of Vexim CL Tablet during pregnancy is not available. Please consult your doctor.
Breastfeeding
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Vexim CL Tablet is probably safe to use during breastfeeding. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent any significant risk to the baby.
Driving
SAFE
Vexim CL Tablet does not usually affect your ability to drive.
Kidney
CAUTION
Vexim CL Tablet should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Vexim CL Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Regular monitoring of kidney function tests is advised while taking this medicine.
Liver
CAUTION
Vexim CL Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Vexim CL Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Regular monitoring of liver function tests is advised while taking this medicine.

What if you forget to take Vexim CL Tablet?

If you miss a dose of Vexim CL Tablet, 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.

Alternate Brands

For informational purposes only. Consult a doctor before taking any medicines.
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Quick Tips

  • You have been prescribed this combination medicine to treat bacterial infections.
  • Finish the prescribed course, even if you start to feel better. Stopping it early may make the infection come back and harder to treat.
  • 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 Vexim CL 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.

Fact Box

Habit Forming
No
Therapeutic Class
ANTI INFECTIVES

Patient Concerns

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Scar on face due to bacterial infections
Dr. Atul Jain
Dermatology
Pic is not clear, plz visit for proper opinion
I have a history of recurring yeast and bacterial vaginosis infections.
Dr. Sonu Balhara Ahlawat
Obstetrics and Gynaecology
Tab metrogyl 500 mg twice a day x 5 days and tab fluconazole 150 mg three doses alternate days
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FAQs

Q. Can I stop taking Vexim CL Tablet when I feel better?

No, do not stop taking Vexim CL Tablet and complete the full course of treatment even if you feel better. Your symptoms may improve before the infection is completely cured.

Q. How long does Vexim CL Tablet takes to work?

Usually, Vexim CL Tablet 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 Vexim CL Tablet?

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 the use of Vexim CL Tablet cause diarrhea?

Yes, the use of Vexim CL Tablet 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.

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References

  1. Cefixime. Guildford, Surrey: SANOFI; 2009 [revised 28 Jun. 2018]. [Accessed 07 Feb. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link
  2. Drugs.com. Cloxacillin Capsules. [Accessed 09 Apr. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link
  3. Drugs.com. Lactobacillus acidophilus. [Accessed 09 Apr. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link

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Country of Origin: India

MRP
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Inclusive of all taxes
10 tablets in 1 strip
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