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Ceftas 200mg Strip Of 10 Tablets

Ceftas 200mg Strip Of 10 Tablets

By INTAS PHARMACEUTICALS LTD
10 Tablet(s) in Strip
MRP 104.09
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Ceftas 200 MG Description

Ceftas 200 tablet is used for the treatment of bacterial infections of the urinary tract, lungs, throat and airways, gallbladder and bile duct. It is also used in the treatment of typhoid fever. It is an antibiotic medicine containing cefixime as its active ingredient.

Taxim O 200mg tablet, Zifi 200mg tablet, Cefix 200mg tablet, and Cefolac 200mg tablet are other tablets containing cefixime as the main ingredient. Cefixime in tab Ceftas acts by inhibiting the growth of infection-causing bacteria. Take this medicine as advised by your doctor for the prescribed duration. You should take Ceftas 200 with meals to avoid stomach upset.

The course of the antibiotics should be completed as per the directions given by the doctor and it should not be stopped abruptly on your own. Stopping the course on your own may lead to antibiotic resistance and the recurrence of infection.

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ContainsCefixime(200.0 Mg)
UsesBacterial infections
Side effectsFever, nausea, diarrhoea, vomiting, stomach pain
TherapyANTIBIOTIC
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uses

Uses of Ceftas 200 MG

  • It is used to treat a wide range of bacterial infections such as infection of the ear.
  • Infection of nose or sinuses (such as sinusitis).
  • Infection of the urinary system (such as bladder and kidney infections).
  • Throat infections (such as tonsillitis, pharyngitis).
  • Infection of chest and lungs (such as bronchitis, pneumonia).
contraindications

Contraindications of Ceftas 200 MG

If you are allergic to cefixime or any other cephalosporin antibiotics including penicillin or any other ingredient of Ceftas 200 tablet.
sideEffects

Side effects of Ceftas 200 MG

  • Fever
  • Nausea
  • Diarrhea
  • Vomiting
  • Stomach pain
  • Rashes
  • Headache
  • Sore throat
  • Itching on the skin
precautionsAndWarnings

Precautions and Warnings of Ceftas 200 MG

pregnancy

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I take Ceftas 200 tablet during pregnancy?
A:
  • There is limited information related to the effect of Ceftas 200 on pregnant women.
  • Hence it is recommended not to use this medicine during pregnancy unless considered essential by your doctor.
breastfeeding

Breast Feeding

Q:
Can I take Ceftas 200 tablet while breastfeeding?
A:
There is limited information on whether tab Ceftas passes into human milk. Hence it is advised to avoid this medicine while breastfeeding. Incase use of this medicine is unavoidable then consult your doctor regarding the use and directions of Ceftas 200 Tablet.
driving

Driving

Q:
Can I drive if I have consumed Ceftas 200 tablet?
A:
Ceftas 200 usually does not influence the driving ability of an individual. However, in case of symptoms such as confusion, fits, movement-related problems that are associated with brain damage (Encephalopathy) it is advised to avoid driving and consult the doctor immediately.
alcohol

Alcohol

Q:
Can I consume alcohol with Ceftas 200 tablet?
A:
No information is available on interactions of this medicine when taken with alcohol. Consult your doctor or pharmacist for further details.
otherGeneralWarnings

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • You have kidney disease 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).
directionsForUse

Directions for Use of Ceftas 200 MG

Ceftas 200 Tablet is to be taken as a whole with adequate amount of water.This tablet can be taken with or without food. Do not consume more than the prescribed dose. Do not discontinue the medicine ...
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storageAndDisposal

Storage and disposal of Ceftas 200 MG

  • Store below 25°C. Protect it from light and moisture.
  • Keep out of the reach of children and pets.
quickTips

Quick Tips of Ceftas 200 MG

  • Complete the course of Ceftas 200 tablet given by your doctor. Do not miss any doses and take your medicine on time.
  • Ceftas 200 tablet is a higher antibiotic and reserved for specific infections only, do not self-medicate with this medicine. Take proper medical advice before taking this medicine.
  • Inform your doctor about all other medicines you take and your medical history if any.
  • Diarrhoea, nausea, vomiting, stomach pain and indigestion can be seen as side effects of this medicine, inform your doctor if the side effects do not resolve over time.
  • Ceftas 200 tablet should be taken as prescribed by your doctor and for the duration, it has been prescribed.
dosage

Dosage of Ceftas 200 MG

Overdose

Seek medical care immediately in case you happen to take too much of Ceftas 200. This medicine is known to cause damage to your brain (Encephalopathy) or kidneys if taken in large quantities.

Missed a Dose

It is advisable to complete the course of antibiotics and do not miss any dose. If you have missed any dose of Ceftas 200 Tablet, take it as early as you remember. If it is the time for your next dos...
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Mode of Action of Ceftas 200 MG

How Does It Work?

Cefixime works by stopping the growth of bacterial cell walls which eventually leads to the death of the bacteria.
interactions

Interactions of Ceftas 200 MG

Interactions with other medicines

  • Some medicines can affect the way Ceftas 200 works or tab Ceftas 200 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.
  • Especially, if you are taking medicines to treat high blood pressure, heart failure, high/abnormal cholesterol levels, blood thinners, anti-infectives, anti-diabetics, anti-asthmatics, pain killers, i...
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  • Medicine used as a blood thinner such as warfarin should be used with caution, as it increases the risk of bleeding when used along with this medicine.

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WRITTEN BY
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Dr. Nikita Toshi

BDS (Bachelor of Dental Surgery)

REVIEWED BY
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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 Ceftas 200 tablet?

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

Q: Can Ceftas 200 tablet be discontinued abruptly?

A: No, this medicine is an antibiotic, and antibiotics must 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 entire course, even if you start feeling fine midway.

Q: I have fever and cold, can I take Ceftas 200 tablet?

A: No, Ceftas 200 tablet is a higher 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 Ceftas 200 tablet on my own if I feel better?

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

Q: Can I take Ceftas 200 tablet if I have fever?

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

Q: Can I take Ceftas 200 tablet for a stomach infection?

A: No, Ceftas 200 may be effective for controlling stomach infections. 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 Ceftas 200 tablet?

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.

Q: Can I start taking Ceftas 200 on my own for a throat infection?

A: No, do not start any antibiotic course on your own. Inappropriate use of antibiotics may increase the risk of developing drug-resistant bacteria. The doctor will prescribe you antibiotic medicine depending on the type and severity of the infection.

Q: Can I take Ceftas 200 for viral fever?

A: No, it is not meant for use in viral infection. It is used for the treatment of bacterial infections only.

Q: Is Ceftas 200 a steroid?

A: No, Ceftas 200 is an antibiotic medicine used to treat bacterial infections affecting the lungs, throat and urinary tract - the kidneys, bladder, ureters or urethra.

Q: What is the use of Ceftas 200?

A: Ceftas 200 works by stopping the growth of bacterial cell walls, which eventually leads to the death of the bacteria. Thus, used to treat a variety of bacterial infections.

Q: When should I take Ceftas 200?

A: Ceftas 200 can be taken with or without food, as advised by the doctor. However, if you feel stomach discomfort, then you can take it with food. But it is advisable to take it regularly at evenly spaced intervals as per the schedule prescribed by your doctor. Taking it at the same time will reduce the chances of missing the dose and it will also help you to get optimum results.

Q: Can I take Ceftas 200 for covid-19?

A: No. You should not take any medicine to treat or prevent covid-19 without consulting a doctor. If you have tested positive for covid-19, immediately inform your doctor. The doctor will prescribe the appropriate medicine based on the severity of the underlying condition and medical history.
Last Updated on: 9 February 2024 | 12:26 PM (IST)

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