Hifen Plus 200mg Tablet
Hifen Plus 200mg Tablet

Hifen Plus 200mg Tablet

By HETERO HEALTHCARE LIMITED
10 Tablet(s) in Strip
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MRP 111.35
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Cefixime(200.0 Mg) + Ofloxacin(200.0 Mg)
therapy
Therapeutic classification
ANTIBIOTIC

Medical Description

Hifen Plus 200 tablet contains a combination of cefixime and ofloxacin as its active ingredients. It is an antibiotic medicine. It works by inhibiting the growth of causative organisms. Take it in the...
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uses

Uses of Hifen Plus 200mg Tablet

Hifen Plus 200 tablet is used for the treatment of typhoid fever and urinary tract infections.
contraindications

Contraindications of Hifen Plus 200mg Tablet

  • If you are allergic to cefixime, ofloxacin, cephalosporins like cefuroxime, fluoroquinolones like ciprofloxacin or any other ingredients of Hifen Plus 200 tablet.
  • If you have a history of fits or any brain-related disorders.
  • If you have a history of tendon disorder.
  • If you have a family history of red blood cell disorder (defects in glucose-6-phosphate dehydrogenase activity).
  • If you are pregnant or are breastfeeding.
sideEffects

Side effects of Hifen Plus 200mg Tablet

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

Precautions and Warnings of Hifen Plus 200mg Tablet

pregnancy

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I take Hifen Plus 200 tablets during pregnancy?
A:
  • There is limited information about the effect of Hifen Plus 200 tablets on pregnancy. Thus, avoid using unless prescribed by the doctor. Always consult your doctor before taking any medicine during pr...
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breastfeeding

Breast Feeding

Q:
Can I take Hifen Plus 200 tablet while breastfeeding?
A:
There is limited information about the effect of Hifen Plus 200 tablet on breastfeeding. Thus, always consult your doctor before taking any medicine during breastfeeding.
driving

Driving

Q:
Can I drive if I have consumed Hifen Plus 200 tablet?
A:
Hifen Plus 200 tablet may make you feel confused, stiff, less alert and can cause unusual muscle movements. Thus, it is advisable not to drive until you know how this medicine affects your body.
alcohol

Alcohol

Q:
Can I consume alcohol with Hifen Plus 200 tablet?
A:
It is advisable to avoid the consumption of alcohol during the treatment with Hifen Plus 200 tablet as it may worsen the side effects of this medicine.
otherGeneralWarnings

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • You experience allergic reactions including serious skin allergies in different body parts (fluid-filled blisters, bumps, rashes and skin degradation).
  • You have diarrhoea, cramps, pain and fever after taking this medicine.
  • You have a kidney problem and you are on dialysis.
  • You have blood disorders like anaemia and inherited blood disorder (G6PD deficiency).
  • You have problems related to the liver and kidney and you are taking medicine to prevent blood clotting.
  • You have a history of tendonitis (inflammation of the tissue which connects muscles to the bone) after taking antibiotics or myasthenia gravis.
  • You are experiencing fits, difficulty in movement, confusion, other mental disorders (Psychosis).
  • You are experiencing pain, a pins-and-needles sensation, numbness and weakness in various body parts.
  • You experience suicidal thoughts.
  • You are experiencing irregular heartbeats, low potassium levels or have had heart disease.
  • You are diabetic taking medicines, then caution is needed as this medicine can cause low blood sugar. Close monitoring of blood glucose may be needed.
  • You are experiencing vision disturbances.
  • Hifen Plus 200 tablets should not be given to children or growing adolescents as it may interfere with their growth.
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Mode of Action of Hifen Plus 200mg Tablet

How Does It Work?

Hifen Plus 200 tablet works by causing the death of the infection-causing bacteria.
directionsForUse

Directions for Use of Hifen Plus 200mg Tablet

  • Hifen Plus 200 tablet should be taken as a whole with a sufficient amount of water with or without food.
  • Complete the course of this medicine as prescribed by your doctor.
interactions

Interactions of Hifen Plus 200mg Tablet

Interactions with other medicines

  • Hifen Plus 200 tablet should be taken at least two hours before taking the acidity medicines, any preparations containing zinc and iron and certain anti-HIV drugs like Didanosine.
  • The risk of getting fits increase if you are taking medicines to treat asthma-like theophylline, to reduce inflammation (Ibuprofen).
  • Should be used with caution if you are taking medicines that can alter your heart rhythms like Quinidine, Hydroquinidine, Disopyramide, antidepressants like Clomipramine, Amitriptyline, antibiotics li...
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  • You may experience low blood sugar if you are taking any medicines for diabetes like Glibenclamide.
  • This medicine interferes with the working of blood-thinning medicines like Warfarin.
  • You may experience a tendon rupture if you are taking any medicines used to treat inflammation and pain (corticosteroids) like betamethasone, prednisone.
  • Discuss with your doctor any other medicines, herbal preparations and supplements you are taking currently to avoid any possible interactions.
storageAndDisposal

Storage and disposal of Hifen Plus 200mg Tablet

  • Store Hifen Plus 200 tablets below 25°C in a cool and dry place.
  • Protect it from catching moisture.
  • Keep the medicine out of the reach of children and pets.
dosage

Dosage of Hifen Plus 200mg Tablet

Overdose

An excess of Hifen Plus 200 tablets can cause confusion, dizziness, altered consciousness, fits, irregular heartbeats, nausea, confusion. In the case of an overdose, contact your doctor immediately or...
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Missed a Dose

It is advisable not to miss any dose of antibiotics as it can result in a failure of therapy. However, if you have missed any dose of the medicine, take it as soon as you remember. If it's time for yo...
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Content Details

WRITTEN BY
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Dr. Mansi Savla

B. Pharm, PharmD

REVIEWED BY
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Dr. Ritu Budania

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

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Q: For how long do I need to take Hifen Plus 200 tablet?

  • You need to complete the full course of this medicine as per your doctor's prescribed duration.
  • You may feel fine after a few doses but it is important to complete the course.
  • If you stop it early, there may be chances of infection reoccurring or not responding to this antibiotic in the future.

Q: Are there any specific cautions needed when taking Hifen Plus 200 tablet?

A: When on treatment, be careful and do not unnecessarily expose yourself to the sunrays. It can result in sunburns and rashes. Ensure even after stopping the treatment, you are not exposed to too much sun for the next 48 hours.

Q: Can the use of Hifen Plus 200 tablet cause diarrhoea?

  • Yes, the use of Hifen Plus 200 tablet 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: Can I stop taking Hifen Plus 200 tablet when I feel better?

A: No, do not stop taking Hifen Plus 200 tablets before the prescribed duration. Your symptoms may improve before the infection is completely cured. You should complete the full course of treatment else there are chances of recurrence of infection.

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ContainsCefixime(200.0 Mg),Ofloxacin(200.0 Mg)
UsesBacterial infections
Side effectsDiarrhoea, nausea, headache, photosensitivity
Last Updated on: 01 Jul 2021 | 11:50 AM (IST)
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