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Taxim O 200mg Tablet

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Cefixime(200.0 Mg)
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Medical Description

Taxim-O 200 tablet is an antibiotic medicine, used to treat bacterial infections of the urinary tract, lungs, throat, airways, gallbladder and bile duct. It is also used in the treatment of typhoid fe...
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Uses of Taxim O 200mg Tablet

  • Taxim-O 200 tablet is used for the bacterial infection of the lungs, throat, airways, bile duct and urinary tract.
  • It is also used for the treatment of typhoid or enteric fever (an infection which spreads via food and water).

Contraindications of Taxim O 200mg Tablet

If you are allergic to cefixime or any other cephalosporin antibiotics, including penicillin, or any other ingredient of Taxim-O 200 tablet.

Side effects of Taxim O 200mg Tablet

  • Diarrhea
  • Nausea
  • Vomiting
  • Stomach pain
  • Itching or skin rash
  • Headache
  • Dizziness
  • Shortness of breath

Precautions and Warnings of Taxim O 200mg Tablet



Can I take Taxim-O 200 tablet during pregnancy?
Due to a lack of safety information about the effect of Taxim-O 200 in pregnancy, it should be avoided and only be taken if prescribed by the doctor.

Breast Feeding

Can I take Taxim-O 200 tablet while breastfeeding?
There is limited information about the effect of Taxim-O 200 in breastfeeding. Thus, it is recommended to avoid taking this medicine while breastfeeding. Inform your doctor if you are a nursing mother.


Can I drive if I have consumed Taxim-O 200 tablet?
If you feel confused, unconscious, less alert and experiencing fits, then avoid driving or use of machinery.


Can I consume alcohol with Taxim-O 200 tablet?
There is limited information available on the interactions of this medicine when taken with alcohol. Consult your doctor if you drink too often.

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • You have kidney disease or kidney failure.
  • You experience severe skin allergies.
  • You experience a side effect called encephalopathy, which makes you feel confused, unconscious, less alert and causes difficulty in movement and fits.
  • You are suffering from a condition called haemolytic anaemia (a type of anaemia where red blood cells are broken down faster than they are formed).
  • Taxim-O 200 tablets should not be used in children below 18 years of age.

Mode of Action of Taxim O 200mg Tablet

How Does It Work?

Taxim-O 200 tablet works by stopping the growth of the bacterial cell wall, which eventually leads to the death of the bacteria.

Directions for Use of Taxim O 200mg Tablet

Take Taxim-O 200 Tablet as a whole with a sufficient amount of water. It can be taken with or without food as per the doctor's prescription. You should complete the course of antibiotic medicine for e...
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Interactions of Taxim O 200mg Tablet

Interactions with other medicines

  • Some medicines can affect the way Taxim-O works, or Taxim-O itself can reduce the effectiveness of other medicines taken at the same time.
  • Blood thinners or anticoagulants such as warfarin should be used cautiously while taking this antibiotic as there are chances of bleeding.
  • Taxim-O 200 can increase the levels of carbamazepine, used as an anticonvulsant for epilepsy, fits and seizures. Thus, concomitant use should be avoided.
  • Tell your doctor about all the medicines, supplements, or herbals you are currently taking or might take to avoid any possible interaction.

Storage and disposal of Taxim O 200mg Tablet

  • Store below 25°C, protect from light and moisture.
  • Keep out of the reach and sight of children and pets.

Dosage of Taxim O 200mg Tablet


Overdose of Taxim-O tablet can affect your brain functions and cause encephalopathy. If you happen to take too much of this medicine, then reach out to your doctor or the nearest hospital immediately.

Missed a Dose

It is advisable to complete the course of antibiotics. Do not miss any dose. If you have missed any dose of Taxim-O 200 Tablet, then take it as early as you remember. If it is the time for your next d...
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Content Details


Dr. Mansi Savla

B.Pharm, PharmD


Dr. Ritu Budania

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)


Q: Can I stop taking Taxim-O 200 tablet on my own if I feel better?

  • No, Taxim-O 200 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 sys...
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Q: I have a fever and cold. Can I take Taxim-O 200 tablet?

A: No, Taxim-O 200 tablet is not effective against seasonal cough and cold. 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 take Taxim-O 200 tablet if I have a fever?

A: No, it is an antibiotic medicine and not effective for normal fever. You should avoid self-medicating with the Taxim-O 200 tablet as it belongs to the higher class of antibiotics and reserved for severe infections. If you have typhoid or enteric fever, your doctor shall prescribe you this medicine.

Q: Can I take Taxim-O 200 tablet for stomach infection?

A: No, Taxim-O 200 may be effective for controlling stomach infection. Moreover, stomach infection could be due to various reasons, thus, you should not take this medicine for any infection without consulting your doctor.

Q: Why do I experience diarrhoea after taking Taxim-O 200 tablet?

A: Taxim-O 200 is an antibiotic medicine. It sometimes can affect the normal bacterial flora of the gut, along with killing the infectious bacteria. Good bacteria of your gut play an important role in digestion and absorption, affecting them can alter the normal metabolic processes. This is why you experience diarrhoea with antibiotic treatment.

Q: Is Taxim-O 200 safe in pregnancy?

A: The safety of this medicine is not established in pregnancy. Avoid taking this medicine or any medicine during pregnancy without consulting a doctor.

Q: Can I take the Taxim-O 200 for urinary infection during pregnancy?

A: There is limited safety information available on the safety of the Taxim-O 200 during pregnancy. Consult your doctor if you have a urinary tract infection while you are pregnant. Your doctor will access your condition carefully and suggest you a suitable treatment.

Q: Can I take the Taxim-O 200 for cold and fever?

A: No, you should not take this medicine for relieving cold and fever. Taxim-O 200 is an antibiotic medicine and is effective against bacteria whereas cold is a viral infection. Also, it does not help reduce temperature and is hence not effective for reducing fever.

Q: Is Taxim-O 200 effective for UTI?

A: Yes, Taxim-O 200 is effective for the treatment of urinary tract infections caused by various bacteria. Taxim-O 200 should be used under medical supervision and the dose and duration of the treatment will be decided by your doctor after accessing your condition.


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ContainsCefixime(200.0 Mg)
UsesBacterial infection
Side effectsDiarrhea, nausea, vomiting, stomach pain
Last Updated on: 18 Oct 2021 | 01:30 PM (IST)
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