Cefixime 200 Mg, Clavulanic Acid 125mg
Cefixime+Clavulanic Acid is used in the treatment of bacterial infections.
Cefixime + Clavulanic Acid is a combination of two medicines: Cefixime and Clavulanic Acid. Cefixime is an antibiotic. It works by preventing the formation of the bacterial protective covering which is essential for the survival of bacteria. Clavulanic Acid is a beta-lactamase inhibitor which reduces resistance and enhances the activity of Cefixime against bacteria.
Answer: Take this medication by mouth, with or without food as directed by your doctor, usually once a day. If you are consuming chewable tablets, chew thoroughly and then swallow. Complete the full course of this medicine, even if symptoms disappear after a few days.
Answer: Cefixime+Clavulanic Acid should be used with particular care in patients with severely impaired renal function. Dose modification is advised for patients with moderate or severe renal impairment.
Answer: The dose of Cefixime+Clavulanic Acid should be adjusted in patients with impairment of kidneys and for those who have gastrointestinal disease or colitis.
Answer: The use of Cefixime+Clavulanic Acid can also lead to serious side effects like severe stomach/abdominal pain, persistent nausea/vomiting, unusual tiredness, new signs of infection (e.g., persistent sore throat, fever), yellowing of eyes/skin, dark urine, easy bruising/bleeding, signs of kidney problems (such as change in the amount of urine) and mental/mood changes (such as confusion).
Answer: Please inform your doctor if you are pregnant or trying for a baby or breastfeeding before you start taking this medicine. Let your doctor know if you are using any other medicine.
Answer: Yes, the use of Cefixime+Clavulanic Acid can cause diarrhea. It is an antibiotic which kills the harmful bacteria. However, it also affects the helpful bacteria in your stomach or intestine and causes diarrhea. If you are experiencing severe diarrhea, talk to your doctor about it.
Answer: Usually, Cefixime+Clavulanic Acid starts working soon after taking it. However, it may take some days to kill all the harmful bacteria and make you feel better.
Answer: Inform your doctor if you dont feel better after finishing the full course of treatment. Also, inform him if your symptoms are getting worse while using this medicine.
Answer: No, do not stop taking Cefixime+Clavulanic Acid and complete the full course of treatment even if you feel better. Your symptoms may improve before the infection is completely cured.
Answer: Keep this medicine in the container or the pack it came in, tightly closed. Store it according to the instructions mentioned on the pack or label. Dispose of the unused medicine. Make sure it is not consumed by pets, children and other people.
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