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Fixime 200mg Tablet

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By WOCKHARDT LIMITED
10 Tablet(s) in Strip
75.40*
MRP 107.72
30% OFF
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Cefixime(200.0 Mg)
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Therapeutic classification
ANTIBIOTIC

Medical Description

Fixime-200 tablet It is an antibiotic medicine, used to treat various types of bacterial infections of the ear, nose, throat, lungs, urinary tract, stomach and reproductive tract. It contains cefixime...
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    Uses
    Contraindications
    Side effects
    Precautions and Warnings
    Mode of Action
    Directions for Use
    Interactions
    Storage and disposal
    Dosage
    FAQs
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    Quick Summary
uses

Uses of Fixime 200mg Tablet

Fixime-200 tablet is used for the treatment of bacterial infection caused by various susceptible bacterial organisms mainly of the ear, nose, urinary tract, throat, chest and lungs.
contraindications

Contraindications of Fixime 200mg Tablet

If you are allergic to Cefixime or any other Cephalosporin antibiotics including Penicillin or any other ingredient of the Fixime-200 tablet
sideEffects

Side effects of Fixime 200mg Tablet

  • Diarrhoea (loose or frequent stools)
  • Nausea
  • Vomiting
  • Stomach pain
  • Flatulence (gas)
  • Indigestion
precautionsAndWarnings

Precautions and Warnings of Fixime 200mg Tablet

pregnancy

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I take the Fixime-200 tablet during pregnancy?
A:
You should consult your doctor before using the Fixime-200 tablet as there is limited information about its safety during pregnancy. Your doctor will only prescribe you this medicine if considered essential after assessing if the benefits to women overweigh the risk to the foetus.
breastfeeding

Breast Feeding

Q:
Can I take the Fixime-200 tablet while breastfeeding?
A:
It is unknown if Cefixime passes into the breastmilk, thus it is advised to discontinue nursing temporarily if you are treated with the Fixime-200 tablet. Please consult your doctor before using this medicine.
driving

Driving

Q:
Can I drive if I have consumed the Fixime-200 tablet?
A:
Fixime-200 tablet can cause 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 the Fixime-200 tablet?
A:
Alcohol should be avoided along with the Fixime-200 tablet as it can worsen the side effects of this medicine.
otherGeneralWarnings

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • You have kidney disease or kidney failure.
  • You have severe skin adverse reactions.
  • You had or have encephalopathy characterized by fits, confusion, altered consciousness, feeling less alert.
  • You have a blood disorder known as haemolytic anaemia (the breakdown of red blood cells).
modeOfAction

Mode of Action of Fixime 200mg Tablet

How Does It Work?

Cefixime in Fixime-200 tablet works by stopping the growth of bacterial cell wall which eventually leads to the death of the bacteria.
directionsForUse

Directions for Use of Fixime 200mg Tablet

Fixime-200 tablet should be taken as directed by your doctor. Swallow it as a whole with a glass of water, with or without food. Do not cut, break or chew the medicine. It would be best if you take it...
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interactions

Interactions of Fixime 200mg Tablet

Interactions with other medicines

  • Some medicines can affect the way the Fixime-200 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, supplements or herbals you are currently taking or might take to avoid any possible interaction.
  • Fixime-200 tablet when used concomitantly with the blood thinner such as warfarin may enhance effects of the anti-clot medicine, thus the prolong clotting time and can cause bleeding.
  • Alcohol or medicines containing alcohol as a component along with cefixime or other cephalosporins can cause adverse effects like sweating, headache, increased heartbeat, redness of the skin.
storageAndDisposal

Storage and disposal of Fixime 200mg Tablet

  • Store the Fixime-200 tablets at or below 25°C.
  • Protect from light and moisture.
  • Keep it out of the reach of children and pet.
dosage

Dosage of Fixime 200mg Tablet

Overdose

If you have taken too much of the Fixime-200 tablet, seek medical care immediately, as this medicine may damage your brain (encephalopathy).

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 the Fixime-200 tablet, take it as early as you remember. If it is the time for your next ...
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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: Can I discontinue the Fixime-200 tablet for a urinary tract infection, after taking it for two days, since I am feeling perfectly fine?

A: No, the Fixime-200 tablet is an antibiotic. You should complete the entire course of treatment with antibiotics as prescribed by your doctor based on your condition. You may start feeling better after taking the Fixime 200 mg tablet, but there will be still some bacteria alive in your body, this can lead to these bacteria becoming resistant to antibiotics and increase the risk of re-infection. To ensure complete and effective treatment, take medicine for the full course even if you start feeling fine midway.

Q: I have a fever and cold, can I take the Fixime-200 tablet?

A: No, Fixime-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 the use of Fixime-200 tablet cause diarrhoea?

  • Yes, the use of the Fixime-200 tablet can cause diarrhoea along with the desired effect, but not everyone gets it.
  • It is an antibiotic that kills both good and bad bacteria, when good bacteria present in the intestine gets killed, it can cause diarrhoea. If you are experiencing severe diarrhoea, talk to your docto...
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Q: Is Fixime-200 tablet effective?

A: Fixime-200 tablet is effective if you take it at the dose and duration advised by your doctor. If you stop taking this tablet once you start feeling good, the chance of recurrence of the infection increases, while an overdose of this medicine can lead to serious health consequences.

Q: Is the Fixime-200 tablet an antibiotic?

A: Yes, the Fixime-200 is an antibiotic medicine used for the treatment of various bacterial infections within the body.

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ContainsCefixime(200.0 Mg)
UsesBacterial infection
Side effectsDiarrhea, nausea, vomiting, stomach ache
Last Updated on: 18 Jul 2021 | 07:30 AM (IST)
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