Paraxin 500 Capsule (10)

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    Paraxin 500 Capsule (10) Information

    Paraxin 500 Capsule (10), a prescription drug, is manufactured in various forms such as Capsule. It is primarily used for the treatment of Bacterial Infections. Other than this, Paraxin 500 Capsule (10) has some other therapeutic uses, which have been discussed ahead.

    The optimal dosage of Paraxin 500 Capsule (10) is largely dependent on the individual's body weight, medical history, gender and age. Individual symptoms and route of administration also determines the right dosage. For detailed information on this, read through the dosage section.

    While these are the most often observed Paraxin 500 Capsule (10) side effects, there are can be others also. These have been listed below. Usually, these side effects of Paraxin 500 Capsule (10) go away soon, and do not persist beyond the duration of the treatment. However, if these continue for a longer time, consult your doctor right away.

    Furthermore, you should know that effect of Paraxin 500 Capsule (10) is Severe for pregnant women and Severe for women who are breastfeeding. Further, the section on Paraxin 500 Capsule (10) related warnings talks about Paraxin 500 Capsule (10)'s effects on the liver, heart and kidney.

    Individuals suffering from medical conditions like Kidney Disease, Liver Disease must refrain from the use of Paraxin 500 Capsule (10) since this can cause severe adverse effects. Other contraindications of Paraxin 500 Capsule (10) have been discussed in the sections ahead.

    Drug reaction of Paraxin 500 Capsule (10) with other medicines has been reported. A complete list of these interactions is given below.

    You should also be aware that Paraxin 500 Capsule (10) is safe while driving, and is addiction.



    Paraxin 500 Capsule (10) Benefits & Uses

    Paraxin 500 Capsule (10) is used to treat the following -

    Main Benefits

    Other Benefits

    Paraxin 500 Capsule (10) 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
    Adult
    • Disease: Typhoid Fever
    • Before or After Meal: After Meal
    • Single Maximum Dose: 12.5 mg/kg
    • Dosage Form: Capsule
    • Dosage Route: Oral
    • Frequency: 6 hourly
    • Course Duration: 10 days
    • Special Instructions: As prescribed by the doctor
    Geriatric
    • Disease: Typhoid Fever
    • Before or After Meal: After Meal
    • Single Maximum Dose: 12.5 mg/kg
    • Dosage Form: Capsule
    • Dosage Route: Oral
    • Frequency: 6 hourly
    • Course Duration: 10 days
    • Special Instructions: As prescribed by the doctor
    13 - 18 years (Adolescent)
    • Disease: Typhoid Fever
    • Before or After Meal: After Meal
    • Single Maximum Dose: 12.5 mg/kg
    • Dosage Form: Capsule
    • Dosage Route: Oral
    • Frequency: 6 hourly
    • Course Duration: 10 days
    • Special Instructions: As prescribed by the doctor


    Paraxin 500 Capsule (10) Side Effects

    Based on research, the following side effects have been observed when Paraxin 500 Capsule (10) is used -

    Mild

    • Nausea or vomiting
    • Diarrhoea

    Paraxin 500 Capsule (10) Related Warnings

    • Is the use of Paraxin 500 Capsule (10) safe for pregnant women?


      Paraxin should not be taken during pregnancy, or should only be taken on the advice of a doctor as it may have severe side effects.

      Severe
    • Is the use of Paraxin 500 Capsule (10) safe during breastfeeding?


      Taking Paraxin may lead to serious side effects if you are breastfeeding. Paraxin should not be taken by breastfeeding women unless prescribed by the doctor.

      Severe
    • What is the effect of Paraxin 500 Capsule (10) on the Kidneys?


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

      Mild
    • What is the effect of Paraxin 500 Capsule (10) on the Liver?


      There may be an adverse effect on the liver after taking Paraxin. If you observe any side effects on your body then stop taking this drug. Take this medicine again only if your doctor advises you to do so.

      Moderate
    • What is the effect of Paraxin 500 Capsule (10) on the Heart?


      There may be an adverse effect on the heart after taking Paraxin. If you observe any side effects on your body then stop taking this drug. Restart this medicine only if your doctor advises you to do so.

      Moderate


    Severe Interaction of Paraxin 500 Capsule (10) with Other Drugs

    Paraxin 500 Capsule (10) should not be taken with following medicines due to severe side effects it may cause to patients -

    Moderate



    Paraxin 500 Capsule (10) Contraindications

    If you are suffering from any of the following diseases, you should not take Paraxin 500 Capsule (10) unless your doctor advises you to do so -



    Frequently asked Questions about Paraxin 500 Capsule (10)

    • Is this Paraxin 500 Capsule (10) habit forming or addictive?


      Forming a habit of Paraxin 500 Capsule (10) has not been reported.

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


      Yes, you can comfortably use machinery or drive after taking Paraxin 500 Capsule (10) since it will not make you feel sleepy.

      Safe
    • Is it safe?


      Paraxin 500 Capsule (10) is safe but it is important to consult a doctor before taking it.

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


      There is no benefit of taking Paraxin 500 Capsule (10) for mental disorders.

      No

    Paraxin 500 Capsule (10) Interactions with Food and Alcohol

    • Interaction between Food and Paraxin 500 Capsule (10)


      Some foods when eaten with Paraxin 500 Capsule (10) can alter the onset of actions. Discuss this with your doctor.

      Mild
    • Interaction between Alcohol and Paraxin 500 Capsule (10)


      No research has been done on this till date. Therefore, it is not known what the effect of taking Paraxin 500 Capsule (10) with alcohol will be.

      Unknown


    Frequently asked Questions about Paraxin 500 Capsule (10)

    Question almost 4 years ago

    Can Paraxin cause headache?

    Dr. Tarun kumar MBBS , Other

    Yes, Paraxin can cause a headache. It is a known side effect of this drug. If you experience a severe headache after taking this drug, take a mild painkiller, applying balms and complete rest even after this pain does not subside then discuss it with your doctor.

    Question almost 4 years ago

    Is Paraxin safe to use?

    Dr. R.K Singh MBBS , Diabetology

    Yes, Paraxin is safe to use, if taken in prescribed amount and duration as advised by the doctor. However, certain side effects have been associated with this drug such as a headache, nausea, and vomiting. If you experience any of the above conditions after taking this medicine then do not hesitate to inform your doctor and follow his/her instructions.

    Question almost 3 years ago

    Does Paraxin contain penicillin?

    Dr. Braj Bhushan Ojha BAMS , Gastroenterology, Dermatology, Psychiatry, Ayurveda, Sexology, Diabetology

    No, Paraxin does not contain penicillin. It contains chloramphenicol which belongs to the class of drugs known as amphenicols. It is a broad spectrum antibiotic which covers a wide range of bacteria which are generally found to be resistant to penicillin. It is also used for those patients who are allergic to penicillin and are suffering from the serious bacterial infection.

    Question over 2 years ago

    Can I take Paraxin with paracetamol?

    Dr. Roshni Poonja MBBS , General Physician, Internal Medicine

    Yes, Paraxin can be taken with paracetamol. No drug-drug interaction has been reported between them. Paraxin is safe to take along with paracetamol if taken as recommended. 

    Question over 3 years ago

    Does Paraxin cause diarrhoea?

    Dr. Ram Saini MD, MBBS , General Physician

    Yes, Paraxin has been reported to cause diarrhoea and it is the most common side effect of this medicine. Drink plenty of fluids while you are taking this medicine. If you are experiencing severe diarrhoea after taking this drug, consult your doctor immediately without any further delay. 



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    This medicine data has been created by -

    Vikas Chauhan

    B.Pharma, Pharmacy
    5 Years of Experience



    References

    US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) [Internet]. Maryland. USA; Package leaflet information for the user; Chloromycetin sodium succinate (chaloramphenicol sodium succinate)

    KD Tripathi. [link]. Seventh Edition. New Delhi, India: Jaypee Brothers Medical Publishers; 2013: Page No 739-742



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