Taxim Of Tablet
Taxim Of Tablet
Taxim Of Tablet
Taxim Of Tablet
Taxim Of Tablet
Taxim Of Tablet

Taxim Of Tablet

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Cefixime(200.0 Mg) + Ofloxacin(200.0 Mg)
Therapeutic classification
ANTIBIOTIC

Medical Description

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 gro...
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Uses of Taxim Of Tablet

Taxim OF tablet is used for the treatment of typhoid fever and urinary tract infections.

Contraindications of Taxim Of Tablet

  • If you are allergic to Cefixime, Ofloxacin, Cephalosporins like Cefuroxime, Fluoroquinolones like Ciprofloxacin or any other ingredients of Taxim OF tablet.
  • If you have a history of fits or any brain-related disorders.
  • If you have a history of tendon disorder.
  • If you have a family history of red blood cell disorder (defects in glucose-6-phosphate dehydrogenase activity).
  • If you are pregnant or are breastfeeding.

Side effects of Taxim Of Tablet

  • Allergic reactions involving joint pain, rashes, swelling of the face, difficulty in breathing and other skin problems.
  • Bleeding and formation of fluid bumps around lips, mouth, nose and genitals.
  • Stomach problems like nausea, vomiting, loose stools, stomach pain.
  • Headache, dizziness, abnormal sensation in ears, sleep disturbances.
  • Cold, a runny nose and sneezing.
  • Irritation in the eyes and blurred vision.

Precautions and Warnings of Taxim Of Tablet

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I take Taxim OF tablet during pregnancy?
A:
  • It is unsafe to take Taxim OF during pregnancy. Do not take Taxim OF tablet if you are pregnant, think you may be pregnant or are planning to have a baby.
  • If you conceive while taking this medicine, stop taking this medicine immediately and inform your doctor.

Breast Feeding

Q:
Can I take Taxim OF tablet while breastfeeding?
A:
It is advisable not to breastfeed when you are taking Taxim OF tablet as a component of this medicine passes into the breastmilk and can be harmful to your baby's joint growth.

Driving

Q:
Can I drive if I have consumed Taxim OF tablet?
A:
Taxim OF tablet may make you feel confused, stiff, less alert and can cause unusual muscle movements. Thus, it is advisable not to drive until you know how this medicine affects your body.

Alcohol

Q:
Can I consume alcohol with Taxim OF tablet?
A:
It is advisable to avoid the consumption of alcohol during the treatment with Taxim OF tablet as it may worsen the side effects of this medicine.

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • You experience allergic reactions including serious skin allergies in different body parts (fluid-filled blisters, bumps, rashes and skin degradation).
  • You have diarrhoea, cramps, pain and fever after taking this medicine.
  • You have a kidney problem and you are on dialysis.
  • You have blood disorders like anaemia and inherited blood disorder (G6PD deficiency).
  • You have problems related to the liver and kidney and you are taking medicine to prevent blood clotting.
  • You have a history of tendonitis (inflammation of the tissue which connects muscles to the bone) after taking antibiotics or myasthenia gravis.
  • You are experiencing fits, difficulty in movement, confusion, other mental disorders (Psychosis).
  • You are experiencing pain, a pins-and-needles sensation, numbness and weakness in various body parts.
  • You experience suicidal thoughts.
  • You are experiencing irregular heartbeats, low potassium levels or have had heart disease.
  • You are diabetic taking medicines, then caution is needed as this medicine can cause low blood sugar. Close monitoring of blood glucose may be needed.
  • You are experiencing vision disturbances.
  • Taxim OF tablet should not be given to children or growing adolescents as it may interfere with their growth.

Mode of Action of Taxim Of Tablet

How Does It Work?

Taxim OF tablet works by causing the death of the infection causing bacteria.

Directions for Use of Taxim Of Tablet

  • Taxim OF tablet should be taken as a whole with a sufficient amount of water with or without food.
  • Complete the course of this medicine as prescribed by your doctor.

Interactions of Taxim Of Tablet

Interactions with other medicines

  • Taxim OF tablet should be taken at least two hours before taking the acidity medicines, any preparations containing zinc and iron and certain anti-HIV drugs like Didanosine.
  • The risk of getting fits increase if you are taking medicines to treat asthma-like theophylline, to reduce inflammation (Ibuprofen).
  • Should be used with caution if you are taking medicines that can alter your heart rhythms like Quinidine, Hydroquinidine, Disopyramide, antidepressants like Clomipramine, Amitriptyline, antibiotics li...
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  • You may experience low blood sugar if you are taking any medicines for diabetes like Glibenclamide.
  • This medicine interferes with the working of blood-thinning medicines like Warfarin.
  • You may experience a tendon rupture if you are taking any medicines used to treat inflammation and pain (corticosteroids) like betamethasone, prednisone.
  • Discuss with your doctor about any other medicines, herbal preparations and supplements you are taking currently to avoid any possible interactions.

Storage and disposal of Taxim Of Tablet

  • Store Taxim OF tablet below 25°C in a cool and dry place.
  • Protect it from catching moisture.
  • Keep the medicine out of reach of children and pets.

Dosage of Taxim Of Tablet

Overdose

An excess of Taxim OF tablet can cause confusion, dizziness, altered consciousness, fits, irregular heartbeats, nausea, confusion. In the case of an overdose, contact your doctor immediately or visit ...
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Missed a Dose

If you have missed taking any dose of this medicine, take it as soon as you remember. If it's time for your next dose, then skip the missed dose and continue with your regular dosing schedule. Do not ...
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Content Details

WRITTEN BY
doctor

Dr. Abhishek B L

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 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.
Product Details
Brand
TAXIM OF
Country of Origin
India

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ContainsCefixime(200.0 Mg),Ofloxacin(200.0 Mg)
UsesBacterial infections
Side effectsDiarrhoea, nausea, headache, photosensitivity
Last Updated on: 03 May 2022 | 12:35 PM (IST)
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