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Composition for Aricef Products

Aricef Products are primarily used for

About Aricef Products

Uses of Aricef Products

Cefixime is used in the treatment of bacterial infections.

Aricef Products side effects


Side Effects of Aricef are Nausea, Diarrhea, Vomiting, Stomach pain, Indigestion.

How Aricef Products work

Cefixime is an antibiotic. It kills bacteria by preventing them from forming the bacterial protective covering (cell wall) which is needed for them to survive.

In Depth Information for Aricef Products

Expert advice for Aricef Products

  • Your doctor has prescribed Aricef to cure your infection and improve your symptoms.
  • Do not skip any doses and finish the full course of treatment even if you feel better. Stopping it early may make the infection to come back and harder to treat.
  • Take it with food to avoid an upset stomach.
  • Diarrhea may occur as a side effect but should stop when your course is complete. Inform your doctor if it doesn't stop or if you find blood in your stools.
  • Avoid consuming alcohol while taking Aricef as it may cause increased side effects.
  • Discontinue Aricef and inform your doctor immediately if you get a rash, itchy skin, swelling of face and mouth, or have difficulty in breathing.

Patient Concerns about Aricef Products

Frequently asked questions about Aricef Products

Frequently asked questions about Cefixime

Q. How long should I take Aricef?
You should take Aricef as long as advised by your doctor. It is usually prescribed for 7-14 days. Take it for the full duration of your treatment.
Q. Can I stop taking Aricef when I feel better?
No, do not stop taking Aricef before completing the full course of treatment. Your may start feeling better before the infection is completely cured. So, it is important to take this medicine for the duration advised by the doctor.
Q. Is Aricef a strong antibiotic?
Yes, Aricef is a strong antibiotic i.e broad-spectrum antibiotic, which is used to treat variety of bacterial infection like Urinary tract infection, Otitis Media, Pharyngitis and Tonsillitis, Bronchitis and Gonorrhea
Q. Can the use of Aricef cause diarrhea?
Yes, the use of Aricef 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 diarrhea persists, talk to your doctor about it.
Q. Can I stop taking Aricef when my symptoms are relieved?
No, do not stop taking Aricef and complete the full course of treatment even if you feel better. Your symptoms may improve before the infection is completely cured.
Q. Is Aricef used in typhoid?
Indian Association of Pediatrics (IAP) recommends the use of Aricef in children for uncomplicated typhoid fever.
Q. How long does Aricef takes to work?
Usually, Aricef 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 Aricef?
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.

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