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WIXIM 500MG SYRUP

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MRP: Rs. 45.23 for 1 bottle(s) (30 ML syrup each)
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Composition for WIXIM

Cefixime(500 mg)

food interaction for WIXIM

alcohol interaction for WIXIM

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lactation interaction for WIXIM

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It can be taken with or without food, but it is better to take Wixim 500mg syrup at a fixed time.
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UNSAFE
Wixim 500mg syrup 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.
PROBABLY SAFE
Wixim 500mg syrup is probably safe to use during breastfeeding. Please consult your doctor.
SAFE

SALT INFORMATION for WIXIM

Cefixime(500 mg)

Uses

Wixim 500mg syrup is used in the treatment of bacterial infections and typhoid fever.

How it works

Wixim 500mg syrup 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

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Expert advice for WIXIM

  • 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 WIXIM

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.

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Content on this page was last updated on 10 January, 2016, by Dr. Varun Gupta (MD Pharmacology)