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XYM 50MG SYRUP

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MRP: Rs. 59.50 for 1 bottle(s) (30 ML syrup each)
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Composition for XYM

Cefixime(50 mg)

food interaction for XYM

alcohol interaction for XYM

pregnancy interaction for XYM

lactation interaction for XYM

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It can be taken with or without food, but it is better to take Xym 50mg syrup at a fixed time.
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UNSAFE
Xym 50mg 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
Xym 50mg syrup is probably safe to use during breastfeeding. Please consult your doctor.
SAFE

SALT INFORMATION for XYM

Cefixime(50 mg)

Uses

Xym 50mg syrup is used in the treatment of bacterial infections and typhoid fever.

How it works

Xym 50mg 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

SUBSTITUTES for XYM

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  • TAXIM O SYRUP
    (30 ML syrup in bottle)
    Alkem Laboratories Ltd
    Rs. 1.41/ML of syrup
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    Rs. 42.21
    save 29% more per ML of syrup
  • TOPCEF INSTA USE 50 MG SYRUP
    (30 ML syrup in bottle)
    Torrent Pharmaceuticals Ltd
    Rs. 1.41/ML of syrup
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    Rs. 42.21
    save 29% more per ML of syrup
  • CEFSPAN 50 MG SYRUP
    (30 ML syrup in bottle)
    Glaxo SmithKline Pharmaceuticals Ltd
    Rs. 1.80/ML of syrup
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    Rs. 54.15
    save 9% more per ML of syrup
  • PANCEF O 50 MG SYRUP
    (30 ML syrup in bottle)
    Aglowmed Drugs Pvt. Ltd.
    Rs. 1.53/ML of syrup
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    Rs. 45.95
    save 23% more per ML of syrup
  • BIOTAX O 50MG SYRUP
    (30 ML syrup in bottle)
    Biochem Pharmaceutical Industries
    Rs. 1.41/ML of syrup
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    Rs. 42.21
    save 29% more per ML of syrup

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Expert advice for XYM

  • 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 XYM

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 12 January, 2014, by Dr. Varun Gupta (MD Pharmacology)