Cefixime + Dicloxacillin

Information about Cefixime + Dicloxacillin

Cefixime + Dicloxacillin Uses

Cefixime+Dicloxacillin is used in the treatment of bacterial infections.

How Cefixime + Dicloxacillin works

Cefixime + Dicloxacillin is a combination of two antibiotics: Cefixime and Dicloxacillin. These antibiotics 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.

Common side effects of Cefixime + Dicloxacillin

Nausea, Vomiting, Diarrhea, Stomach pain, Indigestion, Flatulence, Rash
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Expert advice for Cefixime + Dicloxacillin

  • 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.
  • Take it with food to avoid an upset stomach.
  • Diarrhea may occur as a side effect. Taking probiotics along with Cefixime + Dicloxacillin may help. Talk to your doctor if you notice bloody stools or develop abdominal cramps.
  • Stop taking Cefixime + Dicloxacillin and inform your doctor immediately if you develop an itchy rash, swelling of the face, throat or tongue or breathing difficulties while taking it.

Frequently asked questions for Cefixime + Dicloxacillin

Cefixime + Dicloxacillin

Q. Can the use of Cefixime+Dicloxacillin cause diarrhea?

Yes, the use of Cefixime+Dicloxacillin 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.

Q. How long does Cefixime+Dicloxacillin takes to work?

Usually, Cefixime+Dicloxacillin 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 Cefixime+Dicloxacillin?

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 I stop taking Cefixime+Dicloxacillin when I feel better?

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


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