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Milixim Cv 200mg Strip Of 10 Tablets

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Milixim Cv 200mg Strip Of 10 Tablets Description

Milixim Cv 200mg Tab 10`S contains combination of Cefixime and Clavulanic Acid as an active ingredient. This is a higher antibiotic meant for the treatment of severe infections.

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ContainsCefixime(200.0 Mg),Clavulanic Acid(125.0 Mg)
ClassificationANTIBIOTIC
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Uses of Milixim Cv 200mg Strip Of 10 Tablets

Treatment of severe infections of urinary tract, lungs, throat and tonsil, skin or infections like typhoid fever or gonorrhoea.

Contraindications of Milixim Cv 200mg Strip Of 10 Tablets

  • If you have an allergy to this medicine or any of the ingredient of this medicine
  • If you are allergic to Cephalosporin class of antibiotics

Side effects of Milixim Cv 200mg Strip Of 10 Tablets

  • Diarrhoea
  • Frequent or loose stool
  • Stomach pain
  • Nausea
  • Vomiting
  • Flatulence
  • Stomach upset
  • Skin rashes, itching
  • Mouth ulcers
  • Increase in liver enzyme
  • Jaundice
  • Headache
  • Sleepiness
  • Blood disorders
  • Itching in the genital tract
  • Loss of appetite

Precautions and Warnings of Milixim Cv 200mg Strip Of 10 Tablets

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I take Milixim Cv 200mg Tab 10`S during pregnancy?
A:
  • The effect of this medicine on pregnant women is not yet studied
  • Cefixime should not be used in pregnancy unless considered essential by your doctor

Breast Feeding

Q:
Can I take Milixim Cv 200mg Tab 10`S while breastfeeding?
A:
  • It is not known whether cefixime passes into human milk
  • It is advised to discontinue nursing temporarily if you are taking this medicine
  • If you are taking this medicine while breastfeeding, please watch for diarrhoea in your baby

Driving

Q:
Can I drive if I have consumed Milixim Cv 200mg Tab 10`S?
A:
It is advised not to drive or use machines when you have taken this medicine as it can cause dizziness.

Alcohol

Q:
Can I consume alcohol with Milixim Cv 200mg Tab 10`S?
A:
No information is available on interactions of this medicine with alcohol. However, it is advisable to avoid the consumption of alcohol during the treatment as it may worsen the side effects like dizziness.

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • You have history of allergy to penicillins, cephalosporins
  • You have a history of infection and swelling in the colon (colitis)
  • You have a history of haemolytic anaemia (decreased red blood cells)
  • You have blood clotting problem or you are taking any anticoagulant medicine
  • You experience persistent diarrhoea
  • You are suffering from kidney problems as Cefixime may worsen the condition

Mode of Action of Milixim Cv 200mg Strip Of 10 Tablets

How Does It Work?

  • Cefixime controls the growth of bacteria and kills them by inhibiting the synthesis of bacterial cell wall
  • However, the bacteria can make an enzyme (beta-lactamases) which can destroy Cefixime
  • Clavulanic acid inactivates this enzyme. This helps Cefixime to function optimally.

Directions for Use of Milixim Cv 200mg Strip Of 10 Tablets

This medicine should be consumed as a whole with sufficient amount of water.

Interactions of Milixim Cv 200mg Strip Of 10 Tablets

Interactions with other medicines

  • This medicine contains Cefixime and Clavulanic Acid; any interactions seen with these two components individually may occur with this combination
  • This medicine can increase the levels of Carbamazepine (a medicine used for controlling fits or nerve pain), thus monitoring is required
  • If you are taking blood thinners like Warfarin, there may be an increased risk of bleeding
  • If you are taking birth control pills like oral contraceptives (O.C pills), caution is needed as this medicine interferes with their action
  • If you are undergoing a glucose test (to detect the amount of glucose in the blood), false "positive reaction" may occur
  • If you are undergoing a coombs test (to detect antibodies attached to red blood cells), false "positive reaction" may occur

Interactions with food items

Food does not affect the way this medicine works. It can be taken with or without food.

Storage and disposal of Milixim Cv 200mg Strip Of 10 Tablets

  • Store the medicine below 25°C
  • Keep it in original packing in order to protect it from moisture
  • Keep the medicine out of the reach of children

Dosage of Milixim Cv 200mg Strip Of 10 Tablets

Overdose

  • If you are suffering from kidney problems and you take more of this medicine, brain damage (encephalopathy) may occur
  • If you think you have taken too much of this medicine contact your doctor immediately or visit the nearest hospital

Missed a Dose

  • It is advised not to miss any dose of antibiotics as it can result in failure of therapy
  • If you missed any dose of medicine 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 dosage schedule
  • Do not take a double dose of medicine to compensate for the missed one

Content Details

WRITTEN BY
doctor

Dr. Arpit Verma

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

REVIEWED BY
doctor

Dr. Ritu Budania

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

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Q: Q. For how long do I need to take this medicine?

A: You need to complete the full course of medicine, as per your doctor's prescription. If you stop it early, the infection may reoccur. Also, next time, the bacteria may not respond to this antibiotic as incomplete treatments can lead to bacterial resistance.

Q: Q. I have fever and cold, can I take this medicine?

A: No, this medicine 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.
Product Details
Brand
MILIXIM CV
Country of Origin
India
Last Updated on: 31 Jul 2020 | 07:00 PM (IST)

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