Taxim O - 200mg (Suprax )

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Cefixime

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Taxim O - 200mg $44.0000New
US Brand NameSuprax
Strength200mg
Generic NameCefixime
ManufacturerAlkem
Pharmaceutical FormTablet/s

Description

TAXIM O 200mg

Taxim-O is an antibiotic that is used for treating severe bacterial infections in the body such tonsillitis and gonorrhea.

How it works?

The penicillin binding proteins present in Taxim-O reduce that last transplantation of peptidogyclan production in the bacterial cell wall. Due to this the growth of bacteria stops and they get killed.

 

Important information about Medicine

Cefixime is a 3rd generation cephalosporin antibiotic that is used to treat gonorrhea, pharyngitis and tonsillitis.

 

Dosage information

A dose of 200-400 mg needs to be taken for at least a week. However, the doctor would be in a better position to decide on the dosage looking into the infection and considering factors such as health of the patient and age.

 

Strengths available

Taxim-O is available in the strength of 200mg


What if you miss a dose?

To fight complete infection, make sure that you complete the course without missing a single dose. In case, you miss a single dose, try and take it as soon as you remember. If you feel that the time to next dose is near, go with the scheduled one and avoid taking in the missed one.


What if you overdose?

Do not exceed the prescribed dosage as this could lead to severe discomfort. If you overdose, make sure that the same is reported to the doctor immediately. In case you feel uncomfortable, make sure you call the local poison center or medical emergency center without any delay.

Things to be taken care of

For anyone who is hypersensitive to the cephalosporin, complete caution needs to be exercised before taking this medicine. If you are sensitive to penicillin, pregnant, breast feeding, trying to conceive or having gastro intestinal disorders, the same needs to be notified to the doctor.  If having a history of renal failure or if suffering from GI disease, inform it to your health care practitioner before taking Taxim-O.

 

Side Effects

Possible side effects from the intake of Taxim-O include vomiting, diarrhea, abdominal pain, dizziness, eosinophilia and thrombocytopenia. The fatal side effect includes pseudomembranous colitis. If any of these symptoms are noticed, the doctor needs to be informed immediately.


Interaction with other drugs

It has been found that the intake of Taxim-O with probenecid adds to the concentrations. In you are on an anticoagulant; make sure that you inform your doctor about this as taking Taxim-O could lead to an interaction. Avoid alcohol while taking this medicine and make sure that you do not take it with any supplement. Try and follow a diet regime as prescribed by the doctor to prevent any such interactions from occurring. If you are allergic to a drug, notify your doctor about this to prevent any interaction from occurring.


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