Cefiviz Dt 100mg Tab

Therapeutic Class:
ANTIBIOTIC
Composition:
Cefixime
Quantity: 10 Tablet(s) in Strip

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Description:
Cefiviz Dt 100mg Tab is an antibiotic medicine containing cefixime as its active ingredient. It is used in treating bacterial infections of the urinary tract, lungs, throat, airways, tonsils, middle ear and cervical/urethral infections. It is also used to treat typhoid fever. It works by interfering with the synthesis of the cell wall of bacteria, this leads to the death of the bacteria responsible for the infection. Cefiviz Dt 100mg Tab should be taken as directed by the doctor and in the correct doses and for the exact duration as prescribed. Do not miss any doses or stop taking this medicine on your own. You must complete the course of antibiotics, discontinuing the treatment on your own, leads to antibiotic resistance and the recurrence of infection makes this medicine less effective for future infections….Read moreUses of Cefiviz Dt 100mg TabCefiviz Dt 100mg Tab is used for the treatment of bacterial infections of the ear, nose or sinuses (such as sinusitis), urinary system (such as bladder and kidney infections), throat infections (such as tonsillitis, pharyngitis) and lungs (such as bronchitis, pneumonia)….Read moreIt is also effective for typhoid (enteric) fever and gonorrhoea.Contraindications of Cefiviz Dt 100mg TabIf you are allergic to cefixime or any other ingredients of Cefiviz Dt 100mg Tab .If you are allergic to any similar antibiotics, including Penicillin.Side effects of Cefiviz Dt 100mg TabNauseaVomitingStomach painDiarrhoeaIndigestionPrecautions and Warnings of Cefiviz Dt 100mg TabPregnancyQ:Can I take Cefiviz Dt 100mg Tab during pregnancy?A:Since there is limited safety information available during pregnancy, Cefiviz Dt 100mg Tab should not be used during pregnancy unless it is considered essential by your doctor.Breast FeedingQ:Can I take Cefiviz Dt 100mg Tab while breastfeeding?A:It is unknown whether Cefixime passes into the breastmilk. Hence, it is advised to discontinue nursing temporarily if you are treated with Cefiviz Dt 100mg Tab . If you are taking this medicine while breastfeeding, watch for diarrhoea in your baby.DrivingQ:Can I drive if I have consumed Cefiviz Dt 100mg Tab ?A:Cefiviz Dt 100mg Tab can cause side effects like confusion, altered consciousness, feeling less alert, fits. If you experience any of these, don’t drive or use machinery.AlcoholQ:Can I consume alcohol with Cefiviz Dt 100mg Tab ?A:No information is available on the interactions of Cefiviz Dt 100mg Tab when taken with alcohol. However, alcohol may worsen the side effects of this medicine and delay the recovery from infection. Thus, avoid consuming alcohol while taking this antibiotic.Other General WarningsTalk to your doctor ifYou have problems with your liver or kidneys.You experience skin reactions after taking Cefiviz Dt 100mg Tab .You have or had encephalopathy (damage or disease that affects the brain and alters the way the brain works). You are suffering from a condition called haemolytic anaemia (a condition where red blood cells get broken down faster than they are formed).You experience watery diarrhoea, stomach pain and fever.You develop any allergic reaction after using Cefiviz Dt 100mg Tab .Mode of Action of Cefiviz Dt 100mg TabHow Does It Work?Cefixime in Cefiviz Dt 100mg Tab works by inhibiting the growth of the cell wall of bacteria, which eventually leads to the death of the bacteria.Directions for Use of Cefiviz Dt 100mg TabCefiviz Dt 100mg Tab should be taken as directed by your doctor. Swallow it as a whole with a glass of water, do not cut, break or chew the medicine. It would be best if you took it at a fixed time for optimal results and should not consume it more than that prescribed by your doctor. Always complete the course of antibiotic medicine and do not discontinue on your own.Interactions of Cefiviz Dt 100mg TabInteractions with other medicinesSome medicines can affect the way Cefiviz Dt 100mg Tab works or this medicine itself can reduce the effectiveness of other medicines taken at the same time. Tell your doctor about all the medicines, supplements or herbals you are currently taking or might take to avoid any possible interactions.Especially, if you are taking Carbamazepine (a medicine used to treat seizures) and blood thinners such as Warfarin.Cefiviz Dt 100mg Tab may alter the clotting parameters and there is a risk of unusual bleeding.Storage and disposal of Cefiviz Dt 100mg TabStore Cefiviz Dt 100mg Tab below 25°C, protected from direct sunlight, heat and moisture.Keep it out of the reach of children and pets.Dosage of Cefiviz Dt 100mg TabOverdoseSeek medical care immediately in case you happen to take too much of Cefiviz Dt 100mg Tab . This medicine may cause a risk of encephalopathy (damage to your brain) if taken in large quantities.Missed a DoseIt is advisable to complete the course of antibiotics. Do not miss any dose. If you have missed taking any dose of Cefiviz Dt 100mg Tab , then take it as early as you remember. If it is the time for your next dose, then skip the missed dose and continue with your regular dosage schedule….Read more
FAQs:
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Q:Can I take Cefiviz Dt 100mg Tab during pregnancy?
A:Since there is limited safety information available during pregnancy, Cefiviz Dt 100mg Tab should not be used during pregnancy unless it is considered essential by your doctor.
Q:Can I take Cefiviz Dt 100mg Tab while breastfeeding?
A:It is unknown whether Cefixime passes into the breastmilk. Hence, it is advised to discontinue nursing temporarily if you are treated with Cefiviz Dt 100mg Tab . If you are taking this medicine while breastfeeding, watch for diarrhoea in your baby.
Q:Can I drive if I have consumed Cefiviz Dt 100mg Tab ?
A:Cefiviz Dt 100mg Tab can cause side effects like confusion, altered consciousness, feeling less alert, fits. If you experience any of these, don’t drive or use machinery.
Q:Can I consume alcohol with Cefiviz Dt 100mg Tab ?
A:No information is available on the interactions of Cefiviz Dt 100mg Tab when taken with alcohol. However, alcohol may worsen the side effects of this medicine and delay the recovery from infection. Thus, avoid consuming alcohol while taking this antibiotic.

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