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Hifen Dt 200mg Tablet

Hifen Dt 200mg Tablet

By HETERO HEALTHCARE LIMITED
10 Tablet(s) in Strip
MRP 101.50*
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Hifen Dt 200 MG Description

Hifen 200 DT is used to treat bacterial infections of the ear, nose, throat, chest, lungs and urinary tract. It is an antibiotic containing Cefixime that belongs to the Cephalosporin class of antibio

tics. Cefixime acts by inhibiting the growth of bacteria, thus further leading to their death. Take this medicine as advised by your doctor, preferably with food. Disperse Hifen-200 DT in a glass of water and have it immediately. Do not stop taking this medicine suddenly, as it may result in treatment failure and increase the chances of re-infection. The most common side effects of Hifen 200 are diarrhoea, nausea and vomiting. If these side effects worsen or persist, reach out to your doctor or visit a nearby hospital or clinic.

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ContainsCefixime(200.0 Mg)
UsesBacterial infection
Side effectsDiarrhea, nausea, vomiting, stomach ache
TherapyANTIBIOTIC
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uses

Uses of Hifen Dt 200 MG

Hifen 200 DT is used to treat bacterial infections of the ear, nose, urinary tract, throat, chest and lungs.
contraindications

Contraindications of Hifen Dt 200 MG

If you are allergic to Cefixime or any other Cephalosporin antibiotics including Penicillin or any other ingredients of Hifen 200 DT.
sideEffects

Side effects of Hifen Dt 200 MG

  • Diarrhoea
  • Frequent stools
  • Nausea
  • Indigestion
  • Stomach pain
  • Flatulence
  • Itching or skin rash
  • Vaginal discharge
  • Headache
precautionsAndWarnings

Precautions and Warnings of Hifen Dt 200 MG

pregnancy

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I take the Hifen 200 DT during pregnancy?
A:
There is limited information about the effect of Hifen 200 DT during pregnancy. Thus, it should be used only if prescribed by the doctor after assessing the benefits and needs.
breastfeeding

Breast Feeding

Q:
Can I take the Hifen 200 DT while breastfeeding?
A:
  • There is limited information about the effect of Hifen 200 DT on breastfeeding.
  • It is advised to discontinue nursing temporarily if you are treated with this medicine.
  • If you are taking this medicine while breastfeeding, please watch for diarrhoea in your baby.
driving

Driving

Q:
Can I drive if I have consumed the Hifen 200 DT?
A:
Hifen 200 DT 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 Hifen 200 DT?
A:
Alcohol should be avoided along with Hifen 200 DT as it can worsen the side effects such as sweating, headache, increased heartbeats, redness of the skin.
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 characterised by fits, confusion, altered consciousness, feeling less alert.
  • You have a blood disorder known as haemolytic anaemia (the breakdown of red blood cells).
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Mode of Action of Hifen Dt 200 MG

How Does It Work?

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

Directions for Use of Hifen Dt 200 MG

Take Hifen 200 DT as advised by your doctor. Disperse the tablet in a small quantity of water and consume it immediately. Do not take more than the prescribed dose. Take this medicine preferably after...
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interactions

Interactions of Hifen Dt 200 MG

Interactions with other medicines

  • Hifen 200 DT when used concomitantly with a blood thinner such as warfarin may enhance the effects of anti-clot medicine, thus the prolonged 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 heartbeats, redness of the skin.
  • Discuss with your doctor about any other medicines, herbal preparations and supplements you are taking currently to avoid any possible interactions.
storageAndDisposal

Storage and disposal of Hifen Dt 200 MG

  • Store Hifen 200 at or below 25°C.
  • Protect it from light and moisture.
  • Keep out of the reach of children and pets.
dosage

Dosage of Hifen Dt 200 MG

Overdose

If you have taken too much of Hifen 200 DT, 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 doses. If you have missed taking any dose of this medicine, take it as soon as you remember. If it is the time for your next d...
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Content Details

WRITTEN BY
doctor

Dr. Abhishek B L

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

REVIEWED BY
doctor

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 the Hifen 200 DT?

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

Q: I was given Hifen 200 DT for a urinary tract infection, after taking it for two days I am feeling perfectly fine, can I discontinue taking this medicine?

A: No, Hifen 200 DT is an antibiotic and antibiotics have to 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 full course even if you start feeling fine midway.

Q: I have a fever and cold, can I take Hifen-200 DT?

A: No, Hifen 200 DT 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: How to take Hifen 200 DT?

A: Take Hifen 200 DT and disperse it or put it in a small quantity of water, stir the solution well and consume it immediately. Do not store the solution for a long time. Take this medicine with meals to avoid an upset stomach.

Q: Can the use of Hifen 200 DT cause diarrhoea?

  • Yes, the use of Hifen-200 DT can cause diarrhoea along with the desired effect, but not everyone gets them.
  • 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 doctor...
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Q: What is the composition of Hifen 200?

A: Hifen 200 contains cefixime, as its active ingredient that belongs to an antibiotic class of medicines.

Q: Can I start taking Hifen 200 on my own if I have an infection in my chest?

A: No. Do not self-medicate with any antibiotics. If you have any chest infection then consult a doctor for medicine, but do not take an antibiotic on your own. The doctor will decide the medicine after assessing the cause and severity of the medical condition.

Q: What are the side effects of Hifen 200 Dt?

A: Diarrhoea, frequent stools, nausea, indigestion, stomach pain, flatulence are a few common side effects of Hifen 200 Dt. However, these symptoms are usually mild and resolve on your own. Also, everyone doesn't have to experience the same.

Q: Can I take Hifen 200 Dt for a stomach infection?

A: No, Hifen 200 Dt may be effective for controlling stomach infections. Moreover, stomach infections could be due to various reasons. Thus, you should not take this medicine for any infection without consulting your doctor.

Q: What is Hifen 200 DT tablet used for?

A: Hifen 200 DT uses include the treatment of bacterial infections of the ear, nose, urinary tract, throat, chest and lungs.
Product Details
Brand
HIFEN
Expires on or After
30/10/2023
Last Updated on: 07 Apr 2022 | 11:25 AM (IST)
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