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Taxim-O Forte Dry Syrup 60 ml

Taxim-O Forte Dry Syrup 60 ml

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Composition

CEFIXIME-100MG

Manufacturer/Marketer

Alkem Laboratories Ltd

Consume Type

ORAL

Return Policy

Returnable

Expires on or after

Jan-25

About TAXIM-O FORTE 100MG PAED DRY SYP 24GM

TAXIM-O FORTE 100MG PAED DRY SYP 24GM belongs to a group of cephalosporin antibiotics. It is used to treat susceptible organisms (bacteria)-caused infections of the ear, nose, sinuses (sinusitis), throat (tonsillitis, pharyngitis), chest and lungs (bronchitis, pneumonia) and urinary system (cystitis and kidney infections). Additionally, it is also prescribed to treat uncomplicated gonorrhoea (cervical/urethral).

TAXIM-O FORTE 100MG PAED DRY SYP 24GM contains Cefixime which works by inhibiting cell wall synthesis. In turn, TAXIM-O FORTE 100MG PAED DRY SYP 24GM weakens and destroys the bacterial cell wall, leading to death. As a result, TAXIM-O FORTE 100MG PAED DRY SYP 24GM helps to treat bacterial infections.

TAXIM-O FORTE 100MG PAED DRY SYP 24GM should be used under the supervision of a doctor or healthcare professional. Use it regularly at evenly spaced intervals as per the schedule prescribed by your doctor. Like all medicines, TAXIM-O FORTE 100MG PAED DRY SYP 24GM may cause some common side effects, including diarrhoea, nausea, loose stools, abdominal pain, dyspepsia, indigestion, and vomiting. Most of these side effects do not require medical attention and resolve gradually over time. However, if the side effects are persistent or you notice any unusual symptoms developing in the child, inform your doctor immediately.

Inform your doctor about your child's entire medical history. Other drugs or supplements should not be combined with TAXIM-O FORTE 100MG PAED DRY SYP 24GM unless prescribed by a doctor. Even if your child is feeling better, do not miss any dose and complete the entire course of medication. Stopping the medication too soon may cause the infection to recur or worsen.

Uses of TAXIM-O FORTE 100MG PAED DRY SYP 24GM

Treatment of Bacterial Infections

Medicinal Benefits

TAXIM-O FORTE 100MG PAED DRY SYP 24GM is a short-term medication for a wide range of bacterial infections. It prevents the growth of bacteria by stopping the formation of a protective covering which is vital for its growth. It prevents and treats bacterial infections like ear, nose, sinuses (sinusitis), throat (tonsillitis, pharyngitis), chest and lungs (bronchitis, pneumonia) and urinary system (cystitis and kidney infections).

Directions for Use

Give this medicine to your child as directed by your physician or as per instructions in the package leaflet. The tablet should be swallowed with a glass of water. It should not be crushed, or chewed.

Storage

Store in a cool and dry place away from sunlight

Side Effects of TAXIM-O FORTE 100MG PAED DRY SYP 24GM

  • Diarrhoea
  • Nausea
  • Loose stools
  • Abdominal pain
  • Dyspepsia or indigestion
  • Vomiting

Drug Warnings

The presence of other medical problems or using other medications may affect the use of this medicine. So, before using TAXIM-O FORTE 100MG PAED DRY SYP 24GM, let your doctor know about all your children's medical conditions, sensitivities, and all the ongoing medications.

Drug Interactions

Drug-Drug Interactions: TAXIM-O FORTE 100MG PAED DRY SYP 24GM may interact with certain vaccines (BCG, cholera vaccine, typhoid vaccine), anticoagulant medications (warfarin), and anticonvulsant medications (carbamazepine).

Drug-Food Interactions: No interactions found/established.

Drug-Disease Interactions: TAXIM-O FORTE 100MG PAED DRY SYP 24GM may interact with disease conditions, including colitis (inflammation of the colon's inner lining), renal dysfunction, liver disease, and seizure disorders.

Drug-Drug Interactions Checker List

  • BCG VACCINE
  • CHOLERA VACCINE
  • TYPHOID VACCINE
  • WARFARIN
  • CARBAMAZEPINE

Habit Forming

No

Diet & Lifestyle Advise

  • It would be best to give probiotics after taking the full course of TAXIM-O FORTE 100MG PAED DRY SYP 24GM to restore some healthy bacteria in the intestine that may have been killed. Taking probiotics after antibiotic treatment can reduce the risk of antibiotic-associated diarrhoea. Certain fermented foods like yoghurt, cheese, sauerkraut and kimchi can help restore the intestine's good bacteria.
  • The BRAT diet (bananas, rice, applesauce, toast) can help with diarrhoea from antibiotics.
  • Give plenty of water to the child. Staying hydrated is important, especially when you’re child sick.
  • Eating a broad range of plant-based foods such as vegetables, fruits, nuts, seeds, pulses, and whole grains helps to build a healthy gut microbiome.
  • Avoid feeding too many calcium-enriched foods and drinks because they may interfere with the functioning of TAXIM-O FORTE 100MG PAED DRY SYP 24GM.

Disease/Condition Glossary

Bacterial infection: A bacterial infection is a condition in which harmful bacteria enter, multiply, and infect our body. It can target any body part and multiple very quickly. When you get infected with bacteria, you can experience generalized symptoms like fevers, chills, and fatigue. Bacteria are of various forms comprising commonly spherical, rod, and spiral-shaped. Bacterial infections vary from minor illnesses like sore throat and ear infections to severe brain infections like meningitis and encephalitis. A few harmful bacteria that cause infections include Streptococcus, Staphylococcus, and E.coli. Anyone can become infected with a bacterial infection. But, people with weak immune systems or taking immunosuppressive medicine can make you more prone to bacterial infection.

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Alcohol

Not applicable

It is intended for Children.

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Pregnancy

Not applicable

It is intended for Children.

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Breast Feeding

Not applicable

It is intended for Children.

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Driving

Not applicable

It is intended for Children.

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Liver

Caution

Inform the doctor if your child has liver problems. Your doctor will weigh the benefits and potential risks before prescribing it.

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Kidney

Caution

Inform your doctor if your child has kidney problems. Your doctor will weigh the benefits and potential risks before prescribing it.

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Children

Safe if prescribed

TAXIM-O FORTE 100MG PAED DRY SYP 24GM is safe for children if prescribed by the doctor. Your doctor may prescribe the dose based on the child's condition and age.

Country of origin

India

Manufacturer/Marketer address

Alkem Laboratories Limited, Devashish Building, Alkem House, Senapati Bapat Road, Lower Parel, Mumbai - 400 013.
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FAQs

TAXIM-O FORTE 100MG PAED DRY SYP 24GM comprises Cefixime. The bactericidal action of Cefixime is due to the inhibition of cell wall synthesis. In turn, the TAXIM-O FORTE 100MG PAED DRY SYP 24GM weakens and destroys the bacterial cell wall, leading to death. As a result, TAXIM-O FORTE 100MG PAED DRY SYP 24GM helps to treat bacterial infections.
TAXIM-O FORTE 100MG PAED DRY SYP 24GM can cause diarrhoea, which may be a sign of a new infection. If your child has diarrhoea that is watery or bloody, call your paediatrician. Do not use anti-diarrhoea medicine unless your paediatrician instructs.
Yes, Treating urinary tract infection (UTI) by TAXIM-O FORTE 100MG PAED DRY SYP 24GM may be a good alternative. However, it should be taken under the supervision of the healthcare professional.
TAXIM-O FORTE 100MG PAED DRY SYP 24GM is active against a very wide spectrum of bacteria such as Staphylococcus aureus, Streptococcus pneumoniae, Streptococcus pyogenes (the cause of strep throat), Hemophilus influenzae, Moraxella catarrhalis, E. coli, Klebsiella, Proteus mirabilis, Salmonella, Shigella, and Neisseria gonorrhoeae.
No, it does not treat colds, flu, or other virus infections. It is meant for only specific bacterial infections.
TAXIM-O FORTE 100MG PAED DRY SYP 24GM was effective in the treatment of bacterial sinus infections in adults and was well tolerated.

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