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Cefixime + Dicloxacillin + Lactobacillus

Information about Cefixime + Dicloxacillin + Lactobacillus

Cefixime + Dicloxacillin + Lactobacillus Uses

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

How Cefixime + Dicloxacillin + Lactobacillus works

Cefixime + Dicloxacillin + Lactobacillus is a combination of three medicines: Cefixime , Dicloxacillin and Lactobacillus. Cefixime and Dicloxacillin 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.

Common side effects of Cefixime + Dicloxacillin + Lactobacillus

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

  • 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 Cefixime + Dicloxacillin + Lactobacillus 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 + Lactobacillus

Cefixime + Dicloxacillin + Lactobacillus

Q. What if I don't get better after using Cefixime+Dicloxacillin+Lactobacillus?

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 Cefixime+Dicloxacillin+Lactobacillus cause diarrhea?

Yes, the use of Cefixime+Dicloxacillin+Lactobacillus 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. Can I stop taking Cefixime+Dicloxacillin+Lactobacillus when I feel better?

No, do not stop taking Cefixime+Dicloxacillin+Lactobacillus 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 Cefixime+Dicloxacillin+Lactobacillus takes to work?

Usually, Cefixime+Dicloxacillin+Lactobacillus 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 is Cefixime+Dicloxacillin+Lactobacillus used for?

Cefixime is a cephalosporin antibiotic which treats infection by killing the bacteria responsible for the infection. Dicloxacillin is an antibiotic in the penicillin group of drugs. It fights bacteria in your body and is used to treat many different types of infections caused by bacteria such as bronchitis, pneumonia, or staphylococcal (also called "staph") infections.

Q. Can Cefixime / Dicloxacillin be used for pharyngitis and tonsillitis?

Yes, Cefixime+Dicloxacillin+Lactobacillus is used for treating pharyngitis and tonsillitis. But please consult your doctor before taking the medicine.

Q. Can the use of Cefixime+Dicloxacillin+Lactobacillus cause nausea and vomiting?

Yes, the use of Cefixime+Dicloxacillin+Lactobacillus can cause nausea and vomiting. Taking it with milk, food or with antacids can prevent nausea. Avoid taking fatty or fried foods along with this medicine. In case of vomiting, drink plenty of water or other fluids by taking small frequent sips. Talk to your doctor if vomiting persists and you notice signs of dehydration, like dark colored and strong-smelling urine and a low frequency of urination. Do not take any other medicine without speaking to a doctor.

Q. Are there any specific conditions in which Cefixime+Dicloxacillin+Lactobacillus should not be taken?

The use of Cefixime+Dicloxacillin+Lactobacillus should be avoided in patients with known allergy to any of the components or excipients of this medicine.

Q. What are the instructions for the storage and disposal of Cefixime+Dicloxacillin+Lactobacillus?

Keep this medicine in the packet or the container it came in, tightly closed. Store it according to the instructions mentioned on the pack or label. Dispose of the unused medicine. Make sure it is not consumed by pets, children and other people.

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