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Xceft 200mg Tablet

By ALEMBIC PHARMACEUTICALS LTD
10 Tablet(s) in Strip
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Medical Description

Xceft 200mg tablet is an antibiotic used to treat bacterial infections. It is a combination medicine that contains cefixime, cloxacillin and lactobacillus sporogenes.

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ContainsCefixime(200.0 Mg),Cloxacillin(500.0 Mg),Lactobacillus Sporogenes(90.0 M)
Usestreatment of bacterial infection
Side effectsNausea, vomiting, diarrhoea, flatulence, stomach upset, dizziness
ClassificationANTIBIOTIC
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Uses of Xceft 200mg Tablet

  • Treatment of bacterial infection

Contraindications of Xceft 200mg Tablet

  • Kidney disease
  • Allergy to the active components of this tablet

Side effects of Xceft 200mg Tablet

  • Upset stomach
  • Nausea
  • Vomiting
  • Diarrhoea
  • Flatulence
  • Mouth sores
  • Headache
  • Dizziness

Precautions and Warnings of Xceft 200mg Tablet

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I take Xceft 200mg tablets during pregnancy?
A:
No adequate well-controlled studies have been performed on pregnant women. However, even if you need to take medicine, the benefits should outweigh the potential risk to the fetus. Please consult the doctor for advice.

Breast Feeding

Q:
Can Xceft 200mg tablets be used during breastfeeding?
A:
Xceft 200mg tablet should not be used in pregnancy unless considered absolutely essential by the physician.

Driving

Q:
Is it safe to drive after I have taken Xceft 200mg tablets?
A:
The tablet does not impair your ability to drive; however, if you observe any side effects like confusion or impairment of consciousness, then your driving ability may be compromised.

Alcohol

Q:
Can I consume alcohol with Xceft 200mg tablets?
A:
No interaction established. Consult your doctor.

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • You have haemolytic anaemia
  • You have acute kidney failure
  • You have kidney impairment
  • You have liver disease
  • You have antibiotic-associated colitis
  • You are taking herbal, nutritional supplements like vitamins, minerals
  • You have severe cutaneous adverse reactions to cefixime
  • You are allergic to penicillins or beta-lactam antibiotics

Mode of Action of Xceft 200mg Tablet

How Does It Work?

Cefixime and Cloxacillin work by the exact mechanism; it binds to specific penicillin-binding proteins that inhibit the proper formation of bacterial cell wall resulting in bacterial cell death. Lacto...
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Directions for Use of Xceft 200mg Tablet

  • Follow the instructions on the prescription carefully. In case of doubt, ask the pharmacist or the doctor for clarification
  • Do not crush, break or chew the tablet
  • Swallow the entire tablet with a glass of water

Interactions of Xceft 200mg Tablet

Interactions with other medicines

  • Administration of anticoagulants with antibiotics may prolong the prothrombin time
  • A false-positive reaction for glucose may occur with Benedict's or Fehling's solution
  • The therapeutic efficacy of BCG and typhoid vaccine decreases when given in combination with cloxacillin
  • The serum concentration of levofloxacin increases when taken with cloxacillin
  • The excretion of methotrexate is decreased when taken with cloxacillin

Storage and disposal of Xceft 200mg Tablet

Store at room temperature Keep out of children's reach Keep away from excess light and moisture Do not flush the unused or expired tablets; talk to your pharmacist or physician about ways to disca...
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Dosage of Xceft 200mg Tablet

Overdose

Excess dosing can cause poisoning, which may lead to severe adverse reactions. Symptoms of overdose like headache, dizziness and fainting might be noticed. In case of accidental poisoning, rush to the...
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Missed a Dose

If a dose is missed, take the tablet immediately or wait for the approaching dose and take it at the right time. Do not take two doses at once.

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Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

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Q: How long does it take for this tablet to work?

A: The tablet starts to work after about an hour. However, it may take a few days to eradicate the infection entirely; therefore, do not stop the medications if the symptoms disappear.

Q: Is this tablet safe for pediatric use?

  • Safety of the components like cefixime has not been established yet. Therefore, avoid self-medication and only use it when the doctor advises you.

Q: Can the use of the Xceft 200mg tablet cause diarrhoea?

A: Yes, it may cause diarrhoea as the antibiotics kill the good intestinal bacteria. Maintain sufficient food and water intake to avoid stomach upsets.
Product Details
Brand
XCEFT
Country of Origin
India
Expires on or After
27/02/2022
Last Updated on: 15 Apr 2022 | 10:40 AM (IST)
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