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ZIFI 100 MG DRY SYRUP

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MRP: Rs. 62.65 for 1 bottle(s) (30 ML dry syrup each)
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Composition for ZIFI

Cefixime(100 mg)

food interaction for ZIFI

alcohol interaction for ZIFI

pregnancy interaction for ZIFI

lactation interaction for ZIFI

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It can be taken with or without food, but it is better to take Zifi 100 mg dry syrup at a fixed time.
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UNSAFE
Zifi 100 mg dry 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
Zifi 100 mg dry syrup is probably safe to use during breastfeeding. Please consult your doctor.
SAFE

SALT INFORMATION for ZIFI

Cefixime(100 mg)

Uses

Zifi 100 mg dry syrup is used in the treatment of bacterial infections and typhoid fever.

How it works

Zifi 100 mg dry 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

Common Dosage for ZIFI 100 MG DRY SYRUP

Patients taking ZIFI 100 MG DRY SYRUP

  • 80%
    Twice A Day
  • 13%
    Thrice A Day
  • 7%
    Once A Day

SUBSTITUTES for ZIFI

14 Substitutes
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  • TAXIM O FORTE 100 MG DRY SYRUP
    (30 ML dry syrup in bottle)
    Alkem Laboratories Ltd
    Rs. 2.09/ML of dry syrup
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    Rs. 62.69
    same price
  • OMNIX 100 MG DRY SYRUP
    (30 ML dry syrup in bottle)
    Cipla Ltd
    Rs. 2.09/ML of dry syrup
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    Rs. 62.68
    same price
  • HIFEN 100 MG DRY SYRUP
    (30 ML dry syrup in bottle)
    Hetero Drugs Ltd
    Rs. 1.93/ML of dry syrup
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    Rs. 57.75
    save 8% more per ML of dry syrup
  • EXTACEF DS 100 MG DRY SYRUP
    (30 ML dry syrup in bottle)
    Blue Cross Laboratories Ltd
    Rs. 1.97/ML of dry syrup
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    Rs. 59
    save 6% more per ML of dry syrup
  • CEFRAX 100 MG DRY SYRUP
    (30 ML dry syrup in bottle)
    Cipla Ltd
    Rs. 2.40/ML of dry syrup
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    Rs. 72.12
    pay 15% more per ML of dry syrup

Top Physicians

  • Dr. M. K. Singh
    MBBS, MD
    4.8
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    MBBS, MD
    4.7
  • Dr. Sushila Kataria
    MBBS, MD, Diploma
    4.6
  • Dr. R. S. Rawat
    MBBS, MD
    4.5
  • Dr. R. R. Dutta
    MBBS, MD
    4.4

Expert advice for ZIFI

  • 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 ZIFI

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 28 September, 2016, by Dr. Varun Gupta (MD Pharmacology)