Formic O 100mg Strip Of 10 Tablets
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Formic O 100mg Strip Of 10 Tablets Description
Formic O Tablet tablet is an antibiotic medicine used in treating bacterial infections of the urinary tract, lungs, throat, airways, tonsils, middle ear and cervical/urethral infections. It is also u
sed to treat typhoid fever. Formic O Tablet contains a combination of Cefixime, and Lactobacillus sporogenes. It is advised to complete the entire course of Formic O Tablet mg tablet, do not stop taking this medicine even if your symptoms disappear.
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|Contains||Lactobacillus Sporogenes(40.0 M) + Cefixime(100.0 Mg)|
|Side effects||Diarrhoea, nausea, vomiting, stomach pain, indigestion|
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Uses of Formic O 100mg Strip Of 10 Tablets
- Formic O Tablet is used to treat bacterial infections of ear, nose or sinuses, urinary system, throat infections and lungs (such as bronchitis, pneumonia).
- It is also effective for typhoid (enteric) fever and gonorrhoea.
Contraindications of Formic O 100mg Strip Of 10 Tablets
If you are allergic to cefixime and Lactobacillus sporogenes or any similar antibiotics, including penicillin or any other ingredients of Formic O Tablet.
Side effects of Formic O 100mg Strip Of 10 Tablets
- Stomach upset
- Skin itching
- Vaginal discharge
Precautions and Warnings of Formic O 100mg Strip Of 10 Tablets
Can I take Formic O Tablet during pregnancy?
Due to a lack of safety information on pregnancy, Formic O should not be used in pregnancy unless considered essential by your doctor.
Can I take Formic O Tablet while breastfeeding?
It is unknown whether Formic O Tablet passes into human milk. Hence, it is advised to discontinue nursing temporarily if you are treated with this medicine. If you are taking this medicine while breastfeeding, watch for diarrhoea in your baby.
Can I drive if I have consumed Formic O Tablet?
Formic O Tablet can cause side effects like confusion, altered consciousness, feeling less alert and fits. If you experience any of these, don’t drive or use machinery.
Can I consume alcohol with Formic O Tablet?
There is limited information available on interactions of Formic O Tablet when taken with alcohol. However, alcohol may worsen the side effects of this medicine and delay the recovery from infection. Thus, avoid consuming alcohol while taking this antibiotic.
Other General Warnings
Talk to your doctor if
- You have kidney disease or kidney failure or liver disease.
- You experience skin reactions after taking this medicine.
- You have or had encephalopathy (damage or disease that affects the brain and alters the way the brain works).
- You are suffering from a condition called haemolytic anaemia (a condition where red blood cells get broken down faster than they are formed).
- You experience watery diarrhoea, stomach pain and fever.
Mode of Action of Formic O 100mg Strip Of 10 Tablets
How Does It Work?
- Formic O Tablet contains cefixime and Lactobacillus sporogenes. It works by inhibiting the growth of the cell walls of bacteria, which eventually leads to the death of the bacteria.
- Lactobacillus are a gut friendly bacteria, which is often used as a probiotic. It helps in improving digestion and also prevents diarrhoea caused due to use of antibiotics.
Directions for Use of Formic O 100mg Strip Of 10 Tablets
- Take Formic O Tablet as a whole with a sufficient amount of water as directed by your doctor.
- Do not consume it more than the prescribed medicine or for a longer duration.
- Always complete the course of antibiotic medicine and do not discontinue on your own.
Interactions of Formic O 100mg Strip Of 10 Tablets
Interactions with other medicines
- Some medicines can affect the way Formic O Tablet works or Formic O 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, immunomodulatory medicines or medicines for the brain-related disorder....
- 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.
Storage and disposal of Formic O 100mg Strip Of 10 Tablets
- Store it below 25°C, protected from light.
- Keep it out of the reach of children and pets.
Dosage of Formic O 100mg Strip Of 10 Tablets
Seek medical care immediately in case you happen to take too much of Formic O Tablet.
Missed a Dose
It is advisable to complete the course of antibiotics. Do not miss any dose. If you have missed any dose of Formic O Tablet, then take it as early as you remember. If it is the time for your next dose, then skip the missed dose and continue with your regular dosage schedule....
Dr. Nikita Toshi
BDS (Bachelor of Dental Surgery)
Dr. Ritu Budania
MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)
Q: Can I use Formic O Tablet for tooth infections?
A: No, do not self medicate with Formic O Tablet. Reach out to your dentist to find out the main cause of your tooth infection and get treatment.
Q: How many days the Formic O Tablet should be taken?
A: The doctor will adjust the dose and duration of treatment with the Formic O Tablet, depending on the severity and type of infection. Do not stop the treatment in between even if you feel better. Also, do not take it for longer than prescribed, without consulting a doctor. If you do not feel any improvement, even after completing the full course of treatment, immediately inform the doctor.
Q: Can we take the Formic O Tablet with milk?
A: You should take the Formic O Tablet exactly as told by the doctor. Taking it with milk might interfere with the activity of this antibiotic. However, you can confirm with your doctor if you have any doubts about how to take this antibiotic.
Q: Can I take Formic O Tablet for fever and cold?
A: No, Formic O 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.
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