Cefivolk Cv 325mg Tab

Therapeutic Class:
ANTIBIOTIC
Composition:
Cefixime + Clavulanate(Clavulanic Acid)
Quantity: 6 Tablet(s) in Strip

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Description:
Cefivolk Cv 325mg Tab contains combination of Cefixime and Clavulanic Acid as an active ingredient. This is a higher antibiotic meant for the treatment of severe infections.Uses of Cefivolk Cv 325mg TabTreatment of severe infections of urinary tract, lungs, throat and tonsil, skin or infections like typhoid fever or gonorrhoea.Contraindications of Cefivolk Cv 325mg TabIf you have an allergy to this medicine or any of the ingredient of this medicineIf you are allergic to Cephalosporin class of antibioticsSide effects of Cefivolk Cv 325mg TabDiarrhoeaFrequent or loose stoolStomach painNauseaVomitingFlatulenceStomach upsetSkin rashes, itchingMouth ulcersIncrease in liver enzymeJaundiceHeadacheSleepinessBlood disordersItching in the genital tractLoss of appetitePrecautions and Warnings of Cefivolk Cv 325mg TabPregnancyQ:Can I take Cefivolk Cv 325mg Tab during pregnancy?A:The effect of this medicine on pregnant women is not yet studiedCefixime should not be used in pregnancy unless considered essential by your doctorBreast FeedingQ:Can I take Cefivolk Cv 325mg Tab while breastfeeding?A:It is not known whether cefixime passes into human milkIt is advised to discontinue nursing temporarily if you are taking this medicineIf you are taking this medicine while breastfeeding, please watch for diarrhoea in your babyDrivingQ:Can I drive if I have consumed Cefivolk Cv 325mg Tab?A:It is advised not to drive or use machines when you have taken this medicine as it can cause dizziness.AlcoholQ:Can I consume alcohol with Cefivolk Cv 325mg Tab?A:No information is available on interactions of this medicine with alcohol. However, it is advisable to avoid the consumption of alcohol during the treatment as it may worsen the side effects like dizziness.Other General WarningsTalk to your doctor ifYou have history of allergy to penicillins, cephalosporinsYou have a history of infection and swelling in the colon (colitis)You have a history of haemolytic anaemia (decreased red blood cells)You have blood clotting problem or you are taking any anticoagulant medicineYou experience persistent diarrhoeaYou are suffering from kidney problems as Cefixime may worsen the conditionMode of Action of Cefivolk Cv 325mg TabHow Does It Work?Cefixime controls the growth of bacteria and kills them by inhibiting the synthesis of bacterial cell wallHowever, the bacteria can make an enzyme (beta-lactamases) which can destroy CefiximeClavulanic acid inactivates this enzyme. This helps Cefixime to function optimally.Directions for Use of Cefivolk Cv 325mg TabThis medicine should be consumed as a whole with sufficient amount of water.Interactions of Cefivolk Cv 325mg TabInteractions with other medicinesThis medicine contains Cefixime and Clavulanic Acid; any interactions seen with these two components individually may occur with this combinationThis medicine can increase the levels of Carbamazepine (a medicine used for controlling fits or nerve pain), thus monitoring is requiredIf you are taking blood thinners like Warfarin, there may be an increased risk of bleedingIf you are taking birth control pills like oral contraceptives (O.C pills), caution is needed as this medicine interferes with their actionIf you are undergoing a glucose test (to detect the amount of glucose in the blood), false “positive reaction” may occurIf you are undergoing a coombs test (to detect antibodies attached to red blood cells), false “positive reaction” may occurInteractions with food itemsFood does not affect the way this medicine works. It can be taken with or without food.Storage and disposal of Cefivolk Cv 325mg TabStore the medicine below 25°CKeep it in original packing in order to protect it from moistureKeep the medicine out of the reach of childrenDosage of Cefivolk Cv 325mg TabOverdoseIf you are suffering from kidney problems and you take more of this medicine, brain damage (encephalopathy) may occurIf you think you have taken too much of this medicine contact your doctor immediately or visit the nearest hospitalMissed a DoseIt is advised not to miss any dose of antibiotics as it can result in failure of therapyIf you missed any dose of medicine take it as soon as you rememberIf it’s time for your next dose then skip the missed dose and continue with your regular dosage scheduleDo not take a double dose of medicine to compensate for the missed one
FAQs:
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Q:Can I take Cefivolk Cv 325mg Tab during pregnancy?
A:The effect of this medicine on pregnant women is not yet studiedCefixime should not be used in pregnancy unless considered essential by your doctor
Q:Can I take Cefivolk Cv 325mg Tab while breastfeeding?
A:It is not known whether cefixime passes into human milkIt is advised to discontinue nursing temporarily if you are taking this medicineIf you are taking this medicine while breastfeeding, please watch for diarrhoea in your baby
Q:Can I drive if I have consumed Cefivolk Cv 325mg Tab?
A:It is advised not to drive or use machines when you have taken this medicine as it can cause dizziness.
Q:Can I consume alcohol with Cefivolk Cv 325mg Tab?
A:No information is available on interactions of this medicine with alcohol. However, it is advisable to avoid the consumption of alcohol during the treatment as it may worsen the side effects like dizziness.

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