Cefixime + Ofloxacin is a combination of two antibiotics: Cefixime + Ofloxacin1 and Cefixime + Ofloxacin2. Cefixime + Ofloxacin1 works by preventing the formation of the bacterial protective covering which is essential for the survival of the bacteria in the human body. Cefixime + Ofloxacin2 works by preventing the bacteria from reproducing and repairing themselves. Together, they treat your infection effectively.
Q. What are the instructions for storage and disposal of Cefixime+Ofloxacin?
Keep this medicine in the container or the pack 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.
Q. Can I stop taking Cefixime+Ofloxacin when I feel better?
No, do not stop taking Cefixime+Ofloxacin and complete the full course of treatment even if you feel better. Your symptoms may improve before the infection is completely cured.
Q. What if I miss my dose?
Take Cefixime+Ofloxacin as soon as you remember it. However, do not take it if it's almost time for your next dose. Also, do not take an extra dose to make up for your missed dose.
Q. Can the use of Cefixime+Ofloxacin cause diarrhea?
Yes, the use of Cefixime+Ofloxacin 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. What if I don't get better after using Cefixime+Ofloxacin?
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. Does the use of Cefixime+Ofloxacin help treat Urinary tract infections (UTIs)?
The use of Cefixime+Ofloxacin is advised in the treatment of Urinary tract infections (UTIs).
Q. What are the treatment options of UTI and how to prevent it?
Take your antibiotics exactly as prescribed and never skip doses. It will help cure the infection faster. Change personal hygiene habits and urinate before and after sexual activity. Drink plenty of water to help clear the bacteria from your body and always try to fully empty your bladder when you pee.
Q. Can I drive while I am taking Cefixime+Ofloxacin?
No, taking Cefixime+Ofloxacin may make you feel sleepy, dizzy or could affect your eyesight. So, do not drive or use machines until you know how this medicine affects you.
Information last updated by Dr. Varun Gupta, MD Pharmacology on 12th Apr 2021. The medicine details are for information purpose only. Consult a doctor before taking any medicine.