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Cefaxil 500mg Strip Of 10 Tablets

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10 Tablet(s) in Strip
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Cefaxil 500 MG Description

Cefaxil Tablet is an antibiotic medicine. It is used to treat bacterial infections of tonsils, throat, sinus, ears, respiratory tract, urinary tract, skin, and soft tissue infections. Cefaxil contain

s cefuroxime as its active component. It works by inhibiting the cell wall synthesis of bacteria, which ultimately causes the death of bacteria. Cefaxil Tablet should be used under medical prescription and for the duration it is prescribed. Complete the entire treatment with this medicine and do not stop in a mid-way on your own without the knowledge of your doctor.

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Product Summary

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ContainsCefuroxime(500.0 Mg)
UsesBacterial infections
Side effectsHeadache, dizziness, nausea, stomach pain, diarrhoea
TherapyANTIBIOTIC
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uses

Uses of Cefaxil 500 MG

Cefaxil Tablet is used to treat various types of bacterial infections of the ears, throat, skin, soft tissue, sinus, urinary tract, reproductive organs and respiratory tract, etc.
contraindications

Contraindications of Cefaxil 500 MG

  • If you are allergic to cefuroxime or any other ingredients of Cefaxil Tablet.
  • If you have a history of a severe allergic reaction to penicillin, monobactams, carbapenems, or other beta-lactam antibiotics.
sideEffects

Side effects of Cefaxil 500 MG

  • Headache
  • Dizziness
  • Nausea
  • Stomach pain
  • Diarrhoea
precautionsAndWarnings

Precautions and Warnings of Cefaxil 500 MG

pregnancy

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I take Cefaxil Tablet during pregnancy?
A:
You should consult your doctor before using Cefaxil Tablet as there is limited information about its safety during pregnancy. Your doctor will only prescribe you this medicine if considered essential after assessing the benefits and need.
breastfeeding

Breast Feeding

Q:
Can I take Cefaxil Tablet while breastfeeding?
A:
Cefaxil Tablet passes into human milk in small amounts and may cause some side-effects. Thus you should consult your doctor before using this medicine during breastfeeding. Watch for the symptoms like diarrhoea in the breastfed baby.
driving

Driving

Q:
Can I drive if I have consumed Cefaxil Tablet?
A:
Cefaxil Tablet may make you dizzy, and you should avoid driving if you do not feel well or are unable to be alert.
alcohol

Alcohol

Q:
Can I consume alcohol with Cefaxil Tablet?
A:
There is no known interaction between alcohol and this medicine. However, long term use of alcohol can weaken your immune system and body's response to pathogens and infections. Consult your doctor for more information if you drink too often.
otherGeneralWarnings

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • You have kidney disease.
  • You develop white patches in your mouth.
  • You develop rash with blisters and peeling of the skin.
  • You experience continuous diarrhoea, you should immediately stop taking it and consult a doctor.
  • You have difficulty in breathing or develop skin rash, swelling of face or mouth after taking Cefaxil Tablet.
  • Cefaxil Tablet is not recommended for children aged under 3 months.
modeOfAction

Mode of Action of Cefaxil 500 MG

How Does It Work?

Cefaxil Tablet works by stopping bacterial cell wall synthesis. The absence of a bacterial cell wall results in the death of bacteria.
directionsForUse

Directions for Use of Cefaxil 500 MG

  • Cefaxil Tablet should be taken as directed by your doctor.
  • Swallow it whole with a glass of water, after your meal to avoid stomach discomfort.
  • It would be best if you took it at a fixed time for optimal results
interactions

Interactions of Cefaxil 500 MG

Interactions with other medicines

  • Some medicines can affect the way Cefaxil Tablet 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.
  • Concomitant use of Cefaxil Tablet along with contraceptive pills may cause the failure of contraceptive pills (OC pills). If you are taking the contraceptive pill while you are being treated with this...
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  • Medicines used to treat gout (Probenecid) and medicines used to thin your blood (Warfarin) should be used with caution along with this medicine.
storageAndDisposal

Storage and disposal of Cefaxil 500 MG

  • Store Cefaxil Tablet in a cool and dry place, protected from direct sunlight, moisture, and heat.
  • Keep it away from children and pets.
  • Do not use expired medicines.
  • Discard any unused medicine properly, do not flush in the toilet or throw it into the drain.
dosage

Dosage of Cefaxil 500 MG

Overdose

Incase of ovedose contact your doctor immediately or visit the nearest hospital.

Missed a Dose

You should never miss your dose of antibiotics as it may lead to treatment failure and relapse of the infection. If you miss any dose of Cefaxil Tablet take it as soon as you remember. However, if it ...
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Content Details

WRITTEN BY
doctor

Dr. Mansi Savla

B. Pharm, PharmD

REVIEWED BY
doctor

Dr. Ritu Budania

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

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Q: What is the use of Cefaxil Tablet?

A: Cefaxil Tablet is used to treat different types of bacterial infections of the respiratory tract, skin, ears, throat, soft tissue, sinus, urinary tract, etc.

Q: Can I stop taking Cefaxil Tablet before prescribed duration?

A: No, you must finish the full course of treatment with Cefaxil Tablet even if you feel better. Stopping the medication can make the infection harder to treat.

Q: Is Cefaxil Tablet an antibiotic?

A: Yes, Cefaxil Tablet is an antibiotic medicine containing cefuroxime as its active ingredient. It is used for the treatment of wide range of bacterial infection.
Last Updated on: 27 Apr 2022 | 11:08 PM (IST)
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