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Tanfix Dt 50mg Tab

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By AAMORB PHARMACEUTICALS PVT LTD
10 Tablet(s) in Strip

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Cefixime
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Therapeutic classification
ANTIBIOTIC

Medical Description

Tanfix Dt 50mg Tab is an antibiotic medicine containing cefixime as its active ingredient. It is used in treating bacterial infections of the urinary tract, lungs, throat, airways, tonsils, middle ea...
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    Uses
    Contraindications
    Side effects
    Precautions and Warnings
    Mode of Action
    Directions for Use
    Interactions
    Storage and disposal
    Dosage
    FAQs
    References
    Quick Summary
uses

Uses of Tanfix Dt 50mg Tab

  • Tanfix Dt 50mg Tab is used for the treatment of bacterial infections of the ear, nose or sinuses (such as sinusitis), urinary system (such as bladder and kidney infections), throat infections (such a...
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  • It is also effective for typhoid (enteric) fever and gonorrhoea.
contraindications

Contraindications of Tanfix Dt 50mg Tab

  • If you are allergic to cefixime or any other ingredients of Tanfix Dt 50mg Tab .
  • If you are allergic to any similar antibiotics, including Penicillin.
sideEffects

Side effects of Tanfix Dt 50mg Tab

  • Nausea
  • Vomiting
  • Stomach pain
  • Diarrhoea
  • Indigestion
precautionsAndWarnings

Precautions and Warnings of Tanfix Dt 50mg Tab

pregnancy

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I take Tanfix Dt 50mg Tab during pregnancy?
A:
Since there is limited safety information available during pregnancy, Tanfix Dt 50mg Tab should not be used during pregnancy unless it is considered essential by your doctor.
breastfeeding

Breast Feeding

Q:
Can I take Tanfix Dt 50mg Tab while breastfeeding?
A:
It is unknown whether Cefixime passes into the breastmilk. Hence, it is advised to discontinue nursing temporarily if you are treated with Tanfix Dt 50mg Tab . If you are taking this medicine while breastfeeding, watch for diarrhoea in your baby.
driving

Driving

Q:
Can I drive if I have consumed Tanfix Dt 50mg Tab ?
A:
Tanfix Dt 50mg Tab can cause side effects like 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 Tanfix Dt 50mg Tab ?
A:
No information is available on the interactions of Tanfix Dt 50mg Tab 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.
otherGeneralWarnings

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • You have problems with your liver or kidneys.
  • You experience skin reactions after taking Tanfix Dt 50mg Tab .
  • 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.
  • You develop any allergic reaction after using Tanfix Dt 50mg Tab .
modeOfAction

Mode of Action of Tanfix Dt 50mg Tab

How Does It Work?

Cefixime in Tanfix Dt 50mg Tab works by inhibiting the growth of the cell wall of bacteria, which eventually leads to the death of the bacteria.
directionsForUse

Directions for Use of Tanfix Dt 50mg Tab

  • Tanfix Dt 50mg Tab should be taken as directed by your doctor.
  • Swallow it as a 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 optimal results and should not consume it more than that prescribed by your doctor.
  • Always complete the course of antibiotic medicine and do not discontinue on your own.
interactions

Interactions of Tanfix Dt 50mg Tab

Interactions with other medicines

  • Some medicines can affect the way Tanfix Dt 50mg Tab 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 interactions.
  • Especially, if you are taking Carbamazepine (a medicine used to treat seizures) and blood thinners such as Warfarin.
  • Tanfix Dt 50mg Tab may alter the clotting parameters and there is a risk of unusual bleeding.
storageAndDisposal

Storage and disposal of Tanfix Dt 50mg Tab

  • Store Tanfix Dt 50mg Tab below 25°C, protected from direct sunlight, heat and moisture.
  • Keep it out of the reach of children and pets.
dosage

Dosage of Tanfix Dt 50mg Tab

Overdose

Seek medical care immediately in case you happen to take too much of Tanfix Dt 50mg Tab . This medicine may cause a risk of encephalopathy (damage to your brain) if taken in large quantities.

Missed a Dose

It is advisable to complete the course of antibiotics. Do not miss any dose. If you have missed taking any dose of Tanfix Dt 50mg Tab , then take it as early as you remember. If it is the time for you...
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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: Can I take Tanfix Dt 50mg Tab for fever and cold?

A: No, Tanfix Dt 50mg Tab 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: Can I stop taking Tanfix Dt 50mg Tab if I feel better?

A: No, you must not stop taking Tanfix Dt 50mg Tab even if you feel better or symptoms of the infections go away. Complete the entire course of this medicine to avoid antibiotic resistance and effective treatment of infection.

Q: Can I take Tanfix Dt 50mg Tab if I have flu?

A: No, Tanfix Dt 50mg Tab is an antibiotic medicine and not effective against flu, which is usually caused by a virus.

Q: Why do I experience diarrhoea after taking Tanfix Dt 50mg Tab ?

A: Antibiotics sometimes can affect the normal bacterial flora of the colon, along with acting on harmful bacteria. Some of these good bacteria play an important role in digestion and absorption and affecting them can alter these processes. This is why you experience diarrhoea with antibiotic treatment.

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ContainsCefixime
UsesBacterial infections
Side effectsDiarrhoea, nausea, vomiting, stomach pain
Last Updated on: 15 May 2021 | 11:07 AM (IST)
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