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Brubact Ox Tablets

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Brubact Ox Tablets Description

Brubact Ox Tab is an antibiotic medicine. It is indicated for the treatment of typhoid fever and urinary tract infections in adults. It contains two main constituents - Cefixime and Ofloxacin. It wor...
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ContainsCefixime(200.0 Mg),Ofloxacin(200.0 Mg)
UsesTyphoid fever and urinary tract infections
Side effectsNausea, vomiting, diarrhoea, stomach pain
ClassificationANTIBIOTIC
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Uses of Brubact Ox Tablets

Brubact Ox Tab is used for the treatment of typhoid fever and urinary tract infections.

Contraindications of Brubact Ox Tablets

  • If you are allergic to cefixime, ofloxacin or any of the ingredient of this medicine.
  • If you are allergic to Cephalosporins like cefuroxime, Fluoroquinolones like ciprofloxacin.
  • If you have a history of fits or any brain related disorders
  • If you have a history of tendon disorder
  • This medicine should not be given to children or growing adolescents as it may interfere with their growth.
  • If you have a family history of red blood cell disorder (defects in glucose-6-phosphate dehydrogenase activity)
  • If you are pregnant or breastfeeding

Side effects of Brubact Ox Tablets

  • Nausea
  • Vomiting
  • Stomach pain
  • Diarrhoea
  • Headache
  • Dizziness

Precautions and Warnings of Brubact Ox Tablets

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I take Brubact Ox Tab during pregnancy?
A:
Brubact Ox Tab should not be used during pregnancy as there is limited safety information available about its use in pregnant women. If you are pregnant, think you may be pregnant or are planning a pregnancy consult your doctor for advice before starting this medicine.

Breast Feeding

Q:
Can I take Brubact Ox Tab while breastfeeding?
A:
It is advisable not to breastfeed when you are taking Brubact Ox Tab as a component of this medicine passes into breast milk and can be harmful for your baby's joint growth

Driving

Q:
Can I drive if I have consumed Brubact Ox Tab ?
A:
Brubact Ox Tab may make you feel dizzy, confused, stiff, less alert and can cause unusual muscle movements. Thus, it is advisable not to drive until you know how this medicine affects your body.

Alcohol

Q:
Can I consume alcohol with Brubact Ox Tab ?
A:
It is advisable to avoid consumption of alcohol during the treatment as it may worsen the side effects of Brubact Ox Tab .

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • You experience allergic reactions including serious skin allergies in different body parts (fluid-filled blisters, bumps, rashes and skin degradation).
  • You have diarrhoea, cramps, pain and fever after taking Brubact Ox Tab
  • You have a kidney problem and you are on dialysis
  • You have blood disorders like anaemia and inherited blood disorder (G6PD deficiency)
  • You have problems related to liver and kidney and you are taking medicine to prevent blood clotting.
  • You have a history of tendonitis (inflammation of tissue which connects muscles to bone) after taking antibiotics or have muscle weakness
  • You are experiencing fits, difficulty in movement, confusion, other mental health problems
  • You are experiencing pain, a pins-and-needles sensation, numbness and weakness in various body parts
  • You experience suicidal thoughts, immediately contact your doctor.
  • You are experiencing irregular heartbeats, low potassium levels or have had heart disease
  • You are a diabetic taking medicines. Close monitoring of blood glucose may be needed.
  • You are experiencing vision disturbances

Mode of Action of Brubact Ox Tablets

How Does It Work?

Brubact Ox Tab works by fighting against the infection-causing bacteria, thus preventing their growth and spread.

Directions for Use of Brubact Ox Tablets

  • Brubact Ox Tab should be taken as directed by your doctor.
  • Swallow it whole with a glass of water, with or without food.
  • Do not cut, break or chew the medicine.
  • It would be best if you took it at a fixed time for optimal results.
  • Complete the course of the medicine as prescribed by your doctor and do not consume it more than that prescribed

Interactions of Brubact Ox Tablets

Interactions with other medicines

  • Some medicines can affect the way Brubact Ox 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 interaction. Also, you should inform your doctor if you have a planned su...
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  • Especially if you are taking blood thinners, antibiotics, medicines to treat your heart problems, mental health problems, fits, diabetes, asthma, HIV infection.
  • Brubact Ox Tab should be taken at least two hours before taking acidity medicines, any preparations containing zinc and iron and certain anti-HIV drugs like Didanosine.
  • You may experience tendon rupture if you are taking any medicines used to treat inflammation and pain (corticosteroids) like betamethasone, prednisone.

Storage and disposal of Brubact Ox Tablets

  • Store Brubact Ox Tab below 25°C in a cool and dry place, protect it from direct sunlight, heat and moisture.
  • Keep the medicine out of reach of children and pets.

Dosage of Brubact Ox Tablets

Overdose

Symptoms of overdose include dizziness, altered consciousness, fits, irregular heartbeat, confusion, hallucination and tremor. In the case of an overdose, contact your doctor immediately or visit your...
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Missed a Dose

It is advisable not to miss any dose of antibiotics as it can result in failure of therapy. If you missed any dose of Brubact Ox Tab , take it as soon as you remember. If it's time for your next dose,...
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Content Details

WRITTEN BY
doctor

Dr. Nikita Toshi

BDS (Bachelor of Dental Surgery)

REVIEWED BY
doctor

Dr. Ritu Budania

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

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Q: For how long do I need to take Brubact Ox Tab ?

A: You need to complete the full course of Brubact Ox Tab , as per your doctor's prescribed duration. You may feel fine after a few doses but it is important to complete the course. If you stop it early, there may be chances of infection reoccuring or not responding to this antibiotic in the future.

Q: What is the use of Brubact Ox Tab ?

A: Brubact Ox Tab is a combination medicine containing cefixime and ofloxacin which is used to treat typhoid fever and urinary tract infections in adult patients.

Q: Can Brubact Ox Tab be taken on an empty stomach?

A: Brubact Ox Tab should be taken as directed by your doctor. It can be taken with or without food.

Q: What are the side effects of Brubact Ox Tab ?

A: You may experience nausea, vomiting, diarrhoea, stomach pain, dizziness, etc while on treatment with Brubact Ox Tab .

Q: What is the dosage of Brubact Ox Tab ?

A: Brubact Ox Tab should be taken only after consulting the doctor. You should take this medicine in doses, frequency and duration as per the doctor’s advice.
Last Updated on: 29 Apr 2022 | 01:32 PM (IST)

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