Taxim O Tablet contains cefixime as its active ingredients. It is an antibiotic medicine. Taxim O Tablet is used to treat various types of bacterial infections of the ear, nose, throat, lungs, urinary tract, stomach and reproductive tract. Cefixime inhibits the formation of the cell wall and kill the various susceptible bacterial organisms. Take this medicine as prescribed and for the prescribed duration. Always complete the course of the treatment, as incomplete treatment may result in treatment failure. Inform your doctor, if you are pregnant, planning a pregnancy or breastfeeding and about all the medicines and supplements your take and all the conditions or diseases you have before starting this medicine....
Q: What should I discuss with my healthcare expert before taking Taxim O Tablet?
Inform the doctor about your detailed medical & surgical history.
If you have liver or kidney disease.
If you are pregnant, breastfeeding or planning to have a baby.
Q: I was given Taxim O Tablet for urinary tract infection, after taking it for two days I am feeling perfectly fine, can I discontinue taking this medicine?
A: No, Taxim O Tablet 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 system, this can lead to these bacteria becoming resistant to antibiotics. To ensure complete and effective treatment, take medicine for the full course even if you start feeling fine midway.
Q: I have a fever and cold, can I take Taxim O Tablet?
A: No, Taxim O Tablet 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 the use of Taxim O Tablet cause diarrhoea?
A: Yes, the use of Taxim O Tablet can cause diarrhoea along with the desired effect, but not everyone gets it. 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 about it.
Q: Is Taxim O Tablet safe and effective?
A: Taxim O Tablet is safe and effective if you take it at the dose and duration advised by your doctor. If you stop taking this tablet once you start feeling good, the chance of recurrence of the infection increases, while an overdose of this medicine can lead to serious health consequences.