Cefix 50mg Pineapple Flavour Dry Syrup 30ml

Cefix 50mg Pineapple Flavour Dry Syrup 30ml

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30ml Dry Syrup in Bottle
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Cefixime(50.0 Mg)
therapy
Therapeutic classification
ANTIBIOTIC

Medical Description

Cefix Dry Syrup contains Cefixime an antibiotic. It is used in the treatment of bacterial infections such as infections of the urinary tract, lungs, throat and airways, gallbladder and bile duct. Cefi...
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uses

Uses of Cefix 50 MG

  • Cefix Dry Syrup is used to treat a wide range of bacterial infections such as infection of the ear, nose or sinuses.
  • Infection of the urinary system (such as bladder and kidney), chest, lungs and throat.
contraindications

Contraindications of Cefix 50 MG

  • If you are allergic to Cefixime or any other Cephalosporin antibiotics including Penicillin.
  • If you are allergic to any of the other ingredients of this medicine.
sideEffects

Side effects of Cefix 50 MG

  • Nausea
  • Vomiting
  • Stomach pain
  • Itching or skin rash
  • Severe diarrhoea
  • Watery diarrhoea with fever and weakness
  • Vaginal discharge
  • Headache
  • Jaundice
precautionsAndWarnings

Precautions and Warnings of Cefix 50 MG

pregnancy

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I take Cefix Dry Syrup during pregnancy?
A:
The effect of Cefix Dry Syrups in pregnant women is not studied. Hence, it should not be used during pregnancy unless it is considered essential by your doctor.
breastfeeding

Breast Feeding

Q:
Can I take Cefix Dry Syrup while breastfeeding?
A:
It is unknown whether Cefixime passes into the breastmilk. It is advised to discontinue nursing temporarily if you are treated with Cefix Dry Syrup.
driving

Driving

Q:
Can I drive if I have consumed Cefix Dry Syrup?
A:
Cefix Dry Syrups can cause side effects like confusion, altered consciousness, feeling less alert, fits. If you experience any of these, don’t drive or use machinery.
alcohol

Alcohol

Q:
Can I consume alcohol with Cefix Dry Syrup?
A:
No information is available on the interactions of Cefix Dry Syrups when taken with alcohol.
otherGeneralWarnings

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • You have kidney diseases or kidney failure.
  • You have severe skin adverse reactions.
  • You are suffering from encephalopathy (fits, confusion, altered consciousness, feeling less alert).
  • You are suffering from a condition called haemolytic anaemia (the breakdown of red blood cells).
modeOfAction

Mode of Action of Cefix 50 MG

How Does It Work?

Cefix Dry Syrup works by stopping the growth of bacterial cell wall which eventually leads to the death of the bacteria.
directionsForUse

Directions for Use of Cefix 50 MG

  • Take Cefix Dry Syrup as directed by your doctor.
  • For reconstitution add boiled and cooled water, slightly below the mark on the bottle or as suggested by the doctor.
  • Shake it well and make the volume up to the given mark on the bottle.
  • Use a measuring cup, spoon or dropper for the exact quantity.
  • Reconstituted solutions should be used within the duration mentioned on the bottle.
interactions

Interactions of Cefix 50 MG

Interactions with other medicines

  • Inform your doctor if you are taking Carbamazepine (a medicine used to treat seizures).
  • Medications used for thinning the blood such as Warfarin.
storageAndDisposal

Storage and disposal of Cefix 50 MG

  • Store it below 25°C, protect it from light.
  • Keep it out of the reach of children.
dosage

Dosage of Cefix 50 MG

Overdose

If you have taken too much of Cefix Dry Syrups, seek medical care immediately, as this medicine may damage your brain.

Missed a Dose

  • It is advisable to complete the course of antibiotics and do not miss any dose. If you have missed taking any dose of Cefix Dry Syrup, take it as soon as you remember.
  • If it is the time for your next dose, then skip the missed dose and continue with your regular dosing schedule.
  • Do not take a double dose of this medicine to compensate for the missed one.

Content Details

WRITTEN BY
REVIEWED BY
doctor

Dr. Ritu Budania

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

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Q: What should I discuss with my healthcare expert before taking Cefix Dry Syrup?

  • Inform the doctor about your detailed medical & surgical history.
  • Inform your doctor if you have a liver or kidney disease.
  • Inform your doctor if you are pregnant, are breastfeeding or planning to have a baby.

Q: I was given Cefix Dry Syrup for urinary tract infection, after taking it for two days I am feeling perfectly fine. Can I discontinue taking this medicine?

  • No, this medicine is an antibiotic and antibiotics have to be taken for the complete course as prescribed by your doctor. Though you will be feeling better, some bacteria will still be alive in your s...
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Q: I have fever and cold, can I take Cefix Dry Syrup?

A: No, Cefix Dry Syrup is an antibiotic and reserved for severe infections. This medicine should be taken only if your doctor considers it essential for you. Also, this medicine is not meant for viral infections.

Q: Can I stop taking Cefix Dry Syrup on my own if I feel better?

A: No, do not stop taking Cefix Dry Syrups on your own. Complete the entire course of this medicine to avoid antibiotic resistance.

Q: Can I take Cefix Dry Syrup if I have fever?

A: Do not self-medicate with Cefix Dry Syrup as it belongs to the higher class of antibiotics and reserved for severe infections. You should only take medicine as prescribed by your doctor as it will be based on your diagnosis and your medical history.

Q: Can I take Cefix Dry Syrup for stomach infection?

A: No, Cefix Dry Syrup may be effective for controlling stomach infection. Moreover, stomach infection could be due to various reasons; thus, you should not take this medicine for any infection without consulting your doctor.

Q: Why do I experience diarrhoea after taking Cefix Dry Syrup?

A: Antibiotics sometimes can affect the normal bacterial flora of the colon along with acting on harmful bacteria. Some of these good bacteria play an important role in digestion and absorption and affecting them can alter these processes. This is why you experience diarrhoea with antibiotic treatment.
Last Updated on: 15 Apr 2021 | 10:31 AM (IST)
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