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  • Manufactured by: Cipla Ltd
  • Contains / Salt: Cefixime (200 mg)
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    Cefix 200 Tablet Information

    Cefix 200 Tablet is a prescription drug, available for use as Tablet. Primarily, it is used for the treatment of Ear Infection, Tonsillitis, Bronchitis. Other than this, Cefix 200 Tablet has some other therapeutic uses, which have been discussed ahead.

    The optimal dosage of Cefix 200 Tablet is largely dependent on the individual's body weight, medical history, gender and age. The condition it has been prescribed for, and the route of administration also determine the right dosage. For detailed information on this, read through the dosage section.

    Apart from the aforementioned side effects, Cefix 200 Tablet can also lead to other problems, which have been listed below. These side effects of Cefix 200 Tablet are usually temporary and subside with the completion of treatment. If, however, they worsen or do not go away, please speak with your physician.

    It is also important to note that Cefix 200 Tablet has a Safe effect for pregnant women and Safe effect on lactating mothers. Further, the section on Cefix 200 Tablet related warnings talks about Cefix 200 Tablet's effects on the liver, heart and kidney.

    The section on Cefix 200 Tablet contraindications lists all such conditions.

    Drug reaction of Cefix 200 Tablet with other medicines has been reported. See below for a complete list.

    Along with the above-mentioned precautions, remember that taking Cefix 200 Tablet is considered not safe while driving, and is not addictive.



    Cefix 200 Tablet Benefits & Uses

    Cefix 200 Tablet is used to treat the following -

    Other Benefits

    Cefix 200 Tablet Dosage & How to Take

    This is the usual dosage recommended in most common treatment cases. Please remember that every patient and their case is different, so the dosage can be different based on the disease, route of administration, patient's age and medical history.

    Find the right dosage based on disease and age

    Age Group Dosage
    13 - 18 years (Adolescent)
    • Disease: Sinusitis
    • Before or After Meal: After Meal
    • Single Maximum Dose: 200 mg
    • Dosage Form: Tablet
    • Dosage Route: Oral
    • Frequency: 2 daily
    • Course Duration: 7 days
    • Special Instructions: As prescribed by the doctor
    2 - 12 years (Child)
    • Disease: Sinusitis
    • Before or After Meal: After Meal
    • Single Maximum Dose: 200 mg
    • Dosage Form: Tablet
    • Dosage Route: Oral
    • Frequency: 2 daily
    • Course Duration: 7 days
    • Special Instructions: As prescribed by the doctor
    Adult
    • Disease: Sinusitis
    • Before or After Meal: After Meal
    • Single Maximum Dose: 200 mg
    • Dosage Form: Tablet
    • Dosage Route: Oral
    • Frequency: 2 daily
    • Course Duration: 7 days
    • Special Instructions: As prescribed by the doctor
    Geriatric
    • Disease: Sinusitis
    • Before or After Meal: After Meal
    • Single Maximum Dose: 200 mg
    • Dosage Form: Tablet
    • Dosage Route: Oral
    • Frequency: 2 daily
    • Course Duration: 7 days
    • Special Instructions: As prescribed by the doctor

    Cefix 200 Tablet Related Warnings

    • Is the use of Cefix 200 Tablet safe for pregnant women?


      Cefix is safe to take during pregnancy.

      Safe
    • Is the use of Cefix 200 Tablet safe during breastfeeding?


      Cefix does not show any side effects in breastfeeding women.

      Safe
    • What is the effect of Cefix 200 Tablet on the Kidneys?


      Very few cases of side effects of Cefix on kidney have been reported.

      Mild
    • What is the effect of Cefix 200 Tablet on the Liver?


      Cefix is not harmful for the liver.

      Safe
    • What is the effect of Cefix 200 Tablet on the Heart?


      Using Cefix does not have any harmful effects on the heart.

      Safe


    Cefix 200 Tablet Contraindications

    If you are suffering from any of the following diseases, you should not take Cefix 200 Tablet unless your doctor advises you to do so -



    Frequently asked Questions about Cefix 200 Tablet

    • Is this Cefix 200 Tablet habit forming or addictive?


      Cefix 200 Tablet does not cause addiction.

      No
    • Is it safe to drive or operate heavy machinery when consuming?


      No, you should not drive or operate heavy machinery after taking Cefix 200 Tablet as you may feel sleepy.

      Dangerous
    • Is it safe?


      Yes, Cefix 200 Tablet is safe but you must consult your doctor before taking it.

      Safe, but take only on Doctor's advise
    • Is it able to treat mental disorders?


      Cefix 200 Tablet is unable to treat or cure mental disorders.

      No

    Cefix 200 Tablet Interactions with Food and Alcohol

    • Interaction between Food and Cefix 200 Tablet


      You can take Cefix 200 Tablet with food.

      Safe
    • Interaction between Alcohol and Cefix 200 Tablet


      Due to lack of research, there is no information about the side effects of taking Cefix 200 Tablet with alcohol.

      Unknown


    Frequently asked Questions about Cefix 200 Tablet

    Question almost 5 years ago

    Is Cefix good for tooth infection?

    Dr. Sameer Awadhiya MBBS , Pediatrics

    Yes, Cefix can treat tooth infection. However, it is best to consult your doctor and go for the right treatment.

    Question about 5 years ago

    Can I buy Cefix over-the-counter?

    Dr. Anand Singh MBBS , General Physician

    No, you can not buy Cefix over-the-counter. It is a prescription drug, without prescription of a healthcare practitioner, you can not buy directly from the pharmacy. It is for our own safety, please remember taking antibiotics without doctors advice can lead to unwanted side effects.

    Question about 5 years ago

    Does Cefix treat typhoid fever?

    Dr. Ram Saini MD, MBBS , General Physician

    Yes Cefix is used to treat typhoid fever. It is second-line treatment for typhoid fever. If other antibiotics are resistant to salmonella typhi then this drug is found to be very effective to give symptomatic relief during typhoid. 

    Question about 5 years ago

    Does Cefix cause diarrhea?

    Dr. Manju Shekhawat MBBS , General Physician

    Yes, Cefix can cause diarrhea by disturbing bacterial flora of gut. It is a common side effect of this drug. However, if you are experiencing severe diarrhea after consuming this medicine inform the doctor immediately and check if you can discontinue the medicine. Try keeping yourself hydrated, drink plenty of fluids and take ample rest. 

    Question almost 5 years ago

    Can I take Cefix with azithromycin?

    Dr. Joydeep Sarkar MBBS , Internal Medicine

    Avoid taking Cefix with azithromycin, because it can cause a heart-related problems. However, if you are experiencing any unwanted effects after consuming these two medicines at the same time then consult your doctor and follow his/her instruction.



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    This medicine data has been created by -

    Vikas Chauhan

    B.Pharma, Pharmacy
    5 Years of Experience



    References

    April Hazard Vallerand, Cynthia A. Sanoski. [link]. Sixteenth Edition. Philadelphia, China: F. A. Davis Company; 2019: Page No 307-309

    KD Tripathi. [link]. Seventh Edition. New Delhi, India: Jaypee Brothers Medical Publishers; 2013: Page No 728

    US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) [Internet]. Maryland. USA; Package leaflet information for the user; Suprax® (cefixime)



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