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Obefex Cv Tablets

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Obefex Cv Tablets Description

Obefex Cv Tablets is an antibiotic medicine containing a combination of cefixime and clavulanic acid as its active ingredient. It is used for the treatment of severe bacterial infections. Take this m...
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ContainsCefixime,Clavulanate(Clavulanic Acid)
UsesBacterial infections
Side effectsNausea, vomiting, diarrhoea, headache
ClassificationANTIBIOTIC
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Uses of Obefex Cv Tablets

Obefex Cv Tablets is used for the treatment of severe bacterial infections of the urinary tract, lungs, throat and tonsil, skin or infections like typhoid fever or gonorrhoea.

Contraindications of Obefex Cv Tablets

  • If you have an allergy to cefixime, clavulanic acid or any of the ingredient of Obefex Cv Tablets .
  • If you are allergic to the Cephalosporin class of antibiotics.

Side effects of Obefex Cv Tablets

  • Diarrhoea
  • Frequent or loose stool
  • Stomach pain
  • Nausea
  • Vomiting
  • Flatulence
  • Stomach upset
  • Skin rashes
  • Itching
  • Mouth ulcers

Precautions and Warnings of Obefex Cv Tablets

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I take Obefex Cv Tablets during pregnancy?
A:
The effect of Obefex Cv Tablets on pregnant women is not yet studied, thus it should not be used in pregnancy unless considered essential by your doctor.

Breast Feeding

Q:
Can I take Obefex Cv Tablets while breastfeeding?
A:
It is not known whether components of Obefex Cv Tablets 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 Obefex Cv Tablets ?
A:
It is advised not to drive or use machines when you have taken Obefex Cv Tablets as it can cause dizziness.

Alcohol

Q:
Can I consume alcohol with Obefex Cv Tablets ?
A:
No information is available on the interactions of Obefex Cv Tablets 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 develop any allergic reaction after taking Obefex Cv Tablets
  • You have a 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 a blood clotting problem or you are taking any anticoagulant medicine.
  • You experience persistent diarrhoea.
  • You are suffering from kidney problems.

Mode of Action of Obefex Cv Tablets

How Does It Work?

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

Directions for Use of Obefex Cv Tablets

Obefex Cv Tablets should be taken as directed by your doctor. Swallow it whole with a glass of water, do not cut, break or chew the medicine. It would be best if you took it at a fixed time for optim...
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Interactions of Obefex Cv Tablets

Interactions with other medicines

  • Some medicines can affect the way Obefex Cv Tablets 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.
  • 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.

Storage and disposal of Obefex Cv Tablets

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

Dosage of Obefex Cv Tablets

Overdose

If you think you have taken too much of Obefex Cv Tablets 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 fail therapy. If you missed any dose of Obefex Cv Tablets , take it as soon as you remember. If it's time for your next dose then skip the m...
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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: For how long do I need to take Obefex Cv Tablets ?

A: You need to complete the full course of medicine, as per your doctor's prescription. If you stop Obefex Cv Tablets 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: I have a fever and cold, can I take Obefex Cv Tablets ?

A: No, Obefex Cv Tablets is a higher antibiotic and reserved for severe bacterial 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: Does Obefex Cv Tablets cause drowsiness?

A: Obefex Cv Tablets does not make you sleepy or drowsy. This tablet may cause dizziness, and thus in such case you are advised not to drive or perform activities that need mental alertness.

Q: Is Obefex Cv Tablets an antibiotic?

A: Yes, Obefex Cv Tablets is an antibiotic medicine.
Product Details
Country of Origin
India
Expires on or After
25/09/2022
Last Updated on: 22 Jun 2022 | 06:10 AM (IST)

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