Taxim OF tablet contains a combination of cefixime and ofloxacin. It is an antibiotic belonging to the cephalosporin and fluoroquinolone class of medicines respectively. It works by inhibiting the growth of causative organisms. Take it in the prescribed dose and for the exact duration. Do not stop taking this medicine suddenly, as it can result in treatment failure and increase the risk of reinfection. Inform your doctor if you have any medical conditions and are on any other medications. You may experience a dry mouth, headache, dizziness, nausea, vomiting, weakness and stomach pain. If these symptoms do not resolve or worsens, consult your doctor....
Q: For how long do I need to take Taxim OF tablet?
You need to complete the full course of this medicine, as per your doctor's prescribed duration.
You may feel fine after a few doses but it is important to complete the course.
If you stop it early, there may be chances of infection reoccurring or not responding to this antibiotic in the future.
Q: Are there any specific cautions needed when taking Taxim OF tablet?
A: When on treatment, be careful and do not unnecessarily expose yourself to the sunrays. It can result in sunburns and rashes. Ensure even after stopping the treatment, you are not exposed to too much sun for the next 48 hours.
Q: Can the use of Taxim OF tablet cause diarrhoea?
A: Yes, the use of Taxim OF tablet can cause diarrhoea along with the desired effect, but not everyone gets them.
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: Can I stop taking Taxim OF tablet when I feel better?
A: No, do not stop taking Taxim OF tablet before the prescribed duration. Your symptoms may improve before the infection is completely cured. You should complete the full course of treatment else there are chances of recurrence of infection.
Q: What is the difference between Taxim O and Taxim OF?
A: Taxim O contains cefixime, while Taxim OF contains cefixime and ofloxacin, as its active component. Both the medicines belong to antibiotic class of medicines.
Q: Can I take Taxim OF 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 OF as it belongs to the higher class of antibiotics and reserved for severe infections.
Q: What is the use of Taxim of?
A: Taxim OF tablet is used for the treatment of typhoid fever and urinary tract infections.
Q: Does Taxim OF have side effects?
A: Diarrhoea, nausea, headache, photosensitivity are few side effects of Taxim OF. However, these symptoms are usually mild and resolve on your own. Also, it is not important that everyone experience the same.
Q: What is the composition of taxim OF?
A: The composition of Taxim Of includes a combination of Cefixime and Ofloxacin.