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Farofox 200mg

By COLGEN PHARMA
6 Tablet(s) in Strip
504.90*
MRP 594.00
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Farofox 200 MG Description

Farofox Tablet is an antibiotic medicine, used to treat various bacterial infections such as infections of the respiratory tract, urinary tract and skin infection. It contains faropenem as an active

ingredient. It works by inhibiting the cell wall synthesis of bacteria which is an outer layer protecting bacteria. The absence of a cell wall will result in the death of the bacterial cells. Take Farofox Tablet as prescribed by your doctor and complete the given course, as stopping the treatment in between will result in treatment failure and recurrence of infection. Before starting the treatment with this medicine, inform your doctor about all your past medical and medication history.

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Product Summary

Offer Price₹504.90
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ContainsFaropenem(200.0 Mg)
UsesBacterial infections
Side effectsDiarrhoea, nausea, vomiting
TherapyANTIBIOTIC
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uses

Uses of Farofox 200 MG

  • Farofox Tablet is used for the treatment of various bacterial infections like upper and lower respiratory infections.
  • It is also used to treat urinary tract infection and skin infections.
contraindications

Contraindications of Farofox 200 MG

  • If you are allergic to faropenem or any of the ingredients of Farofox Tablet.
  • If you are allergic to other antibiotics (beta-lactam) like Penicillin derivatives, Cephalosporins, Monobactams, Carbapenems.
sideEffects

Side effects of Farofox 200 MG

  • Diarrhoea
  • Nausea
  • Vomiting
  • Stomach pain
  • Rashes
  • Headache
precautionsAndWarnings

Precautions and Warnings of Farofox 200 MG

pregnancy

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I take Farofox Tablet during pregnancy?
A:
There is limited information on the use of Farofox Tablet in pregnancy. Hence, it is recommended not to use the same unless prescribed by your doctor.
breastfeeding

Breast Feeding

Q:
Can I take Farofox Tablet while breastfeeding?
A:
Faropenem passes into the breastmilk. So, if you are breastfeeding, your doctor will decide whether Farofox Tablet has to be used or not.
driving

Driving

Q:
Can I drive if I have consumed Farofox Tablet?
A:
Farofox Tablet does not affect your ability to drive or to use machinery but, if you experience side effects like dizziness, then you should avoid driving or using machines.
alcohol

Alcohol

Q:
Can I consume alcohol with Farofox Tablet?
A:
There is no known interaction with alcohol along with Farofox Tablet, but it is important to consult your physician if you have a habit of regular drinking.
otherGeneralWarnings

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • You have a history of allergy to any antibiotics like Penicillin, Cephem, or Carbapenem.
  • You have an inherent tendency for allergic reactions (also known as atopy), or you have kidney problems.
  • You are not able to take diet orally, or you develop a sign of malnutrition or any sign of vitamin K deficiency (easy bleeding), the doctor might need you to monitor closely.
  • You experience a persistent diarrhoea, the doctor may discontinue the treatment.
modeOfAction

Mode of Action of Farofox 200 MG

How Does It Work?

Farofox Tablet works by inhibiting bacterial cell wall synthesis which is essential for bacterial growth. Hence, it helps in killing the bacteria responsible for the infection.
directionsForUse

Directions for Use of Farofox 200 MG

Farofox Tablet should be taken as directed by your doctor. Swallow it as a whole with a glass of water, do not cut, break or chew the medicine. It is advisable to take the medicine at a fixed time for...
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interactions

Interactions of Farofox 200 MG

Interactions with other medicines

  • Some medicines can affect the way Farofox 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, supplem...
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storageAndDisposal

Storage and disposal of Farofox 200 MG

  • Store Farofox Tablet below 25°C.
  • Keep it in the original container, out of reach of children and pets.
dosage

Dosage of Farofox 200 MG

Overdose

If you think you have taken too much of Farofox Tablet and you experience any adverse effects, then contact your doctor immediately or visit the nearest hospital.

Missed a Dose

  • If you missed any dose of Farofox Tablet, then 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 dose schedule.
  • Do not take a double dose of medicine to compensate for the missed one.

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: For how long do I need to take Farofox Tablet?

A: You are supposed to complete the prescribed dosage duration by your physician. If you skip the dose or do not complete the course with Farofox Tablet, then it may cause resistance and decrease the effectiveness of immediate treatment.

Q: Is Farofox Tablet a better antibiotic than others?

A: Farofox Tablet belongs to the 'penem' class of antibiotics which is used to treat a wide variety of bacterial infections that are not responding to other regularly used antibiotics (multi-drug resistant infections). The advantage of Farofox Tablet is that it is available in tablet form and can be conveniently taken, compared to imipenem or meropenem, the other 'penems' which are needed to be taken as injections.

Q: What are the side effects of Farofox Tablet?

A: Sometimes individuals might experience mild side effects like diarrhoea, nausea, vomiting, stomach pain etc. If you feel any of such symptoms persistently immediately talk to a doctor.

Q: What does Farofox contain?

A: Farofox contains faropenem, which belongs to the class of antibiotic medicine.

Q: Is Farofox a steroid?

A: No, Farofox Tablet is not a steroid. It is an antibiotic medicine used to treat various bacterial infections.

Q: Is Farofox an antibiotic?

A: Yes, Farofox Tablet is an antibiotic medicine. It is used for the treatment of various bacterial infections like upper and lower respiratory infections and infections of the skin and urinary tract.

Q: What is the side effects of Farofox?

A: The common side effects of Farofox Tablets include Diarrhoea Nausea, Vomiting, Stomach pain etc. If side effects persist and does not go away on its own consult with your doctor.
Product Details
Brand
FAROFOX
Expires on or After
08/05/2023
Last Updated on: 19 May 2022 | 05:33 PM (IST)
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