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Cefoxim Cv 625mg Strip Of 6 Tablets

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6 Tablet(s) in Strip
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Cefuroxime Axetil(500.0 Mg) + Potassium Clavulanate(Clavulanic Acid)(125.0 Mg)
Therapeutic classification
ANTIBIOTIC

Medical Description

Cefoxim Cv Tablet is an antibiotic medicine and is used to treat various bacterial infections like infections of the urinary tract, respiratory tract and sexually transmitted diseases. It contains cef...
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Uses of Cefoxim Cv 625mg Strip Of 6 Tablets

Cefoxim Cv Tablet is used to treat various types of bacterial infections such as infection of the urinary tract, lower respiratory tract and sexually transmitted diseases like gonorrhoea.

Contraindications of Cefoxim Cv 625mg Strip Of 6 Tablets

  • If you are allergic to cefuroxime or clavulanic acid or any of the ingredients of Cefoxim Cv Tablet.
  • If you have a history of a severe allergy to any other antibiotics like penicillins.

Side effects of Cefoxim Cv 625mg Strip Of 6 Tablets

  • Diarrhoea, nausea, vomiting
  • Stomach pain, flatulence, indigestion
  • Headache
  • Sleepiness
  • Mouth ulcers
  • Thirsty feeling, lack of appetite
  • Increase in liver enzymes
  • Low blood count
  • Shortness of breath
  • Itching and swelling in the vagina, painful urination
  • Itching, redness, chills
  • Chest pain

Precautions and Warnings of Cefoxim Cv 625mg Strip Of 6 Tablets

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I take Cefoxim Cv Tablet during pregnancy?
A:
It is advised to take Cefoxim Cv Tablet only if your doctor considers it essential.

Breast Feeding

Q:
Can I take Cefoxim Cv Tablet while breastfeeding?
A:
Components of Cefoxim Cv Tablet pass into the breastmilk in small quantities. It is advised not to breastfeed during the treatment. Doctors may also recommend monitoring the baby if any fungal infection of the mouth or diarrhoea develops.

Driving

Q:
Can I drive if I have consumed Cefoxim Cv Tablet?
A:
It is advised not to drive or use machines when you have taken Cefoxim Cv Tablet as it may cause dizziness.

Alcohol

Q:
Can I consume alcohol with Cefoxim Cv Tablet?
A:
Try to avoid alcohol intake during the treatment with Cefoxim Cv Tablet, as it can make you more dizzy or drowsy.

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • You develop any allergic reaction after taking Cefoxim Cv Tablet.
  • You have a history of an allergy to any antibiotic like cephalosporins, penicillins.
  • You are already taking water pills, as it can affect kidney functions.
  • You have a history of pain and swelling in the inner lining of the intestine.

Mode of Action of Cefoxim Cv 625mg Strip Of 6 Tablets

How Does It Work?

  • Cefoxim Cv Tablet works by the combined action of both its components: cefuroxime and clavulanic acid
  • Cefuroxime acts by inhibiting the cell wall synthesis of bacteria, which is responsible for bacterial infection. However, bacteria make an enzyme (beta-lactamases), which can destroy cefuroxime.
  • Clavulanic acid inactivates this enzyme and hence helps cefuroxime to function optimally.

Directions for Use of Cefoxim Cv 625mg Strip Of 6 Tablets

  • Cefoxim Cv Tablet should be taken as directed by your doctor.
  • Swallow it as a whole with a glass of water, with or after food.
  • Do not cut, break or chew the medicine.
  • It would be best if you take it at a fixed time for optimal results.
  • You should not consume it more than that prescribed by your doctor.

Interactions of Cefoxim Cv 625mg Strip Of 6 Tablets

Interactions with other medicines

  • Cefoxim Cv Tablet may interact with other medicines and produce an altered response. Please tell your doctor if you are using any other medicines, over-the-counter medicines (that you buy without a pr...
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  • There is limited information available on the interaction of this combination with other medicines. However, any interactions are seen with these two components, when taken alone, may occur with this ...
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  • Oral contraceptives, antacids and medicines used in the treatment of gout, such as Probenecid, should be used cautiously.

Storage and disposal of Cefoxim Cv 625mg Strip Of 6 Tablets

  • Store Cefoxim Cv Tablet at room temperature, protected from light and moisture.
  • Keep it out of reach of the children and pets.

Dosage of Cefoxim Cv 625mg Strip Of 6 Tablets

Overdose

Symptoms of an overdose include brain damage, fits or a coma. If you think you have taken an excessive dose of Cefoxim Cv Tablet, contact your doctor immediately or visit the nearest hospital.

Missed a Dose

  • It is advised not to miss any dose of antibiotics as it can fail therapy.
  • If you have missed taking any dose of Cefoxim Cv Tablet, take it as soon as you remember.
  • If it's 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
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: Is diarrhoea a common side effect during the treatment with Cefoxim Cv Tablet?

A: Yes, diarrhoea is a common side effect during the treatment with Cefoxim Cv Tablet but contact your doctor immediately if you have diarrhoea with blood and mucous along with stomach pain and fever. It can be a sign of inflammation of the large intestine.

Q: For how long do I need to take Cefoxim Cv Tablet?

A: You are supposed to complete the dosage as prescribed by your physician. If you skip the dose or do not complete the course with Cefoxim Cv Tablet, it may cause resistance and decrease the effectiveness of immediate treatment.
Product Details
Brand
CEFOXIM CV
Country of Origin
India
Expires on or After
29/06/2022
Last Updated on: 19 Feb 2022 | 02:00 PM (IST)
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