ZOFIX 50MG DT TABLET
ZOFIX 50MG DT TABLET is a cephalosporin-type antibiotic primarily taken to treat various types of bacterial infections of the ears, lungs, and urinary tract. Additionally, it is also prescribed to treat STDs (Sexually Transmitted Diseases). Infectious or harmful bacteria can make you sick and reproduce quickly in your body. These harmful bacteria produce chemicals known as toxins, which can damage tissue and make you sick.
ZOFIX 50MG DT TABLET kills the bacterial cell by blocking the chemical (mucopeptides) released by the outer layer (cell wall) of the bacteria. In turn, ZOFIX 50MG DT TABLET weakens and destroys the bacterial cell wall. It is a broad range of antibiotic that helps in fighting various types of bacteria. ZOFIX 50MG DT TABLET will not work for colds, flu, or other viral infections
ZOFIX 50MG DT TABLET should be taken as prescribed by your doctor, preferably with a meal to avoid stomach upset and at fixed intervals every day for best results. The dose of ZOFIX 50MG DT TABLET can vary depending upon your condition and severity of the infection. Also, it is recommended to complete the course of medicine even if you feel better as it is an antibiotic, and leaving it in between may lead to even severe infection that will in fact stop responding to the antibiotic as well (antibiotic resistance). The common side effects of ZOFIX 50MG DT TABLET include diarrhoea, nausea, loose stools, abdominal pain, dyspepsia (Indigestion), and vomiting. Everyone need not experience the above side effects. In case of any discomfort, speak with a doctor if you notice any sudden wheeziness, tightness in the chest or throat, difficulty in breathing, swelling of the eyelids, face or lips, rash or itching (especially affecting your whole body) STOP TAKING your medicine and go to a doctor immediately.
Before starting ZOFIX 50MG DT TABLET, please inform your doctor if you have any allergy (against any antibiotic), kidney or liver problems. Do not take ZOFIX 50MG DT TABLET on your own as self-medication may lead to antibiotic-resistance in which antibiotics fail to act against specific bacterial infections. If you are pregnant or breast-feeding, think you may be pregnant or are planning to have a baby, ask your doctor for advice before taking ZOFIX 50MG DT TABLET. As far as it is known, ZOFIX 50MG DT TABLET may be used in pregnancy. Consideration should be given to discontinuing nursing temporarily during treatment with cefixime.
Urinary tract infections, upper respiratory tract infections (URTI), lower respiratory tract infection, gonorrhoea (cervical/urethral), Ear infections (acute otitis media), pharyngitis (inflammation of the pharynx) and tonsillitis (inflammation of the tonsils).
ZOFIX 50MG DT TABLET is a short term medication for a wide range of bacterial infections. It prevents the growth of bacteria by stopping the formation of protective covering which is vital for its growth. It prevents and treats bacterial infections like Urinary tract infections, upper respiratory tract infections (URTI), lower respiratory tract infection, gonorrhoea (cervical/urethral), Ear infections (acute otitis media), pharyngitis (inflammation of the pharynx) and tonsillitis (inflammation of the tonsils). Besides this, it also helps in the prevention of infection following burns, surgery or dental procedure, sexually transmitted infections, bone infections or scarlet fever (bacterial illness with strep throat).
Like all medicines, ZOFIX 50MG DT TABLET can also cause side-effects, although not everybody experiences them. A most common side effect of ZOFIX 50MG DT TABLET is diarrhoea, nausea, loose stools, abdominal pain, dyspepsia (Indigestion), and vomiting. Most of the side effects of ZOFIX 50MG DT TABLET do not require medical attention and gradually resolve over time. However, if the side effects are persistent, reach out to your doctor. Besides this, If you experience any sudden wheeziness, tightness in the chest or throat, difficulty in breathing, swelling of the eyelids, face or lips, rash or itching (especially affecting your whole body) STOP TAKING your medicine and go to a doctor immediately.
Do not take ZOFIX 50MG DT TABLET if you are allergic to ZOFIX 50MG DT TABLET or other macrolide antibiotics. Hypersensitivity reactions including shock and fatalities have been reported with ZOFIX 50MG DT TABLET. Discontinue use if there is a reaction and reach out to your doctor immediately. Tell your doctor if you have liver problems (jaundice), muscle problem (myasthenia gravis), heart rhythm disorder (arrhythmia), electrolyte imbalance (low potassium or magnesium level). In rare case, use of ZOFIX 50MG DT TABLET can cause diarrhoea, so in case if you have watery or bloody diarrhoea, stop taking ZOFIX 50MG DT TABLET and call your doctor. However, do not take any anti-diarrheal medicine until your doctor tells you. It is not known whether ZOFIX 50MG DT TABLET harms the baby in pregnancy or not. Consult your doctor if you are pregnant, planning for pregnancy or breastfeeding before using ZOFIX 50MG DT TABLET.
It is best to avoid alcohol while taking medication.
ZOFIX 50MG DT TABLET should not be used during pregnancy unless clearly necessary. Your doctor will weigh the benefits and any potential risks before prescribing it to you. Please consult your doctor.
ZOFIX 50MG DT TABLET should be administered to nursing mothers only if the benefits of therapy are judged to outweigh the potential risks to the infant. Hence it is best to consult a doctor before taking ZOFIX 50MG DT TABLET.
Drive with caution, ZOFIX 50MG DT TABLET usually causes drowsiness and confusion it affects driving ability.
ZOFIX 50MG DT TABLET to be taken with caution, especially if you have a history of liver diseases/conditions. The dose may have to be adjusted by your doctor.
ZOFIX 50MG DT TABLET to be taken with caution, especially if you have a history of Kidney diseases/conditions. The dose may have to be adjusted by your doctor.
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The bacterial infection is a condition in which harmful bacteria enters, 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 but most common ones are 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. Few harmful bacteria that cause infections include Streptococcus, Staphylococcus, and E. coli. Anyone can become infected with a bacterial infection. But, people with a weak immune system or taking immunosuppressive medicine can make you more prone to bacterial infection.
No, it is a prescribed drug, given by a physician for preventing specific medical conditions. Taking it on your own can cause unwanted side-effects.
ZOFIX 50MG DT TABLET can cause diarrhoea, which may be a sign of a new infection. If you have diarrhoea that is watery or bloody, call your doctor. Do not use anti-diarrhoea medicine unless your doctor tells you to.
No, it is a Schedule H1 drug which can be taken only if your doctor has prescribed it. Taking it on your own or self-medication can cause unwanted side-effects and lead to antibiotic resistance thereby lowering its efficiency.
If you forget to take ZOFIX 50MG DT TABLET, take your dose as soon as possible. If it is almost time for the next dose, just skip that dose and take the next one when it is due. If in doubt, please contact your doctor. Do not take a double dose to make up for a forgotten dose.
Yes, The treatment of urinary tract infection (UTI) by ZOFIX 50MG DT TABLET may be a good alternative.
ZOFIX 50MG DT TABLET 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.
ZOFIX 50MG DT TABLET is used to treat a wide variety of bacterial infections. This medication is known as a cephalosporin antibiotic. It works by stopping the growth of bacteria.
ZOFIX 50MG DT TABLET was effective in the treatment of bacterial sinus infections in adults and was well tolerated.
ZOFIX 50MG DT TABLET
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