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. Cefix Dry Syrup works by inhibiting the cell wall synthesis of bacteria which ultimately kills the bacteria. You should take this medicine as prescribed by your doctor without fail and without missing any dose. Do not stop taking this medicine on your own as this may lead to antibiotic resistance and infection may reoccur....
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 system. This can lead to these bacteria becoming resistant to antibiotics. To ensure complete and effective treatment, take medicine for the full course even if you start feeling fine midway....
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.