CEFFON-200 Cefixime tablet is an Antibiotics of the Cephalosporin group. This is a very famous antibiotic used allover the world. This is a safe antibiotic which has very few adverse effects. To reduce the adverse effects of Cefixime Ceffon-200 Tablet contains the Lactic acid bacillus 60 million spores which ease the stomach in the long use of antibiotics.
CEFIXIME 200 MG TABLET USES:
Cefixime 200mg Tablet is an antibiotic medicine that is used to treat a number of bacterial infections. These infections mainly are otitis media, strep throat, pneumonia, urinary tract infections, gonorrhea, and Lyme disease. For gonorrhea typically only one dose is required for full cure. Cefixime works as stopping the growth of bacteria.
CEFIXIME: Ceffon-200 Tablet’s Side effects of Cefixime drug reactions include diarrhea, dyspepsia, nausea, and vomiting. Hypersensitivity reactions like skin rashes, urticaria, and in some cases Stevens-Johnson syndrome have been reported. There is no specific antidote reported for Cefixime overdosage. Gastric lavage may be performed. The dialysis process not remove Cefixime in significant quantities.
DRUG INTERACTIONS WITH CEFFON-200 TABLET:
Alcohol – No major interaction has been observed between cefixime and alcohol, So patients can drink alcohol with a mention if he is habitual of drinking. In very rare cases cefixime may cause false-positive results with certain diabetic urine testing products
HOW CEFIXIME 200MG TABLETS WORKS:
The bactericidal action of Cefixime is due to the inhibition of cell wall synthesis. It binds to one of the penicillin-binding proteins (PBPs) which inhibits the final transpeptidation step of the peptidoglycan synthesis in the bacterial cell wall, thus inhibiting biosynthesis and arresting cell wall assembly resulting in bacterial cell death.
Absorption Only 40–50% is absorbed from the GI tract (oral bioavailability). Absorption may be decreased when taken with food. Average peak concentration after administration of oral suspension is approximately 25–50% greater than the peak concentration following oral tablet or capsules administration
FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTION ABOUT CEFIXIME TABLET:
Q- Is cefixime is a strong antibiotic?
A-In context of action against bacteria Cefixime is a strong antibiotic. But when discussing the effect on the body, this medicine is many safe and friendly medicines in comparison to other Cephalosporins and Amoxycillin with Clavulanate tablets.
Q-What are the side effects of cefixime?
A- Cefixime is among the cephalosporin which has the least side effects, common side effects are diarrhea, dyspepsia, nausea, and vomiting. Hypersensitivity reactions like skin rashes, urticaria.
Q- Is cefixime better than amoxicillin?
A-In a large number of positive clinical trials it is observed that 71% of patients treated with cefixime and 74% with amoxicillin/clavulanic acid group cured successfully. The results suggested that cefixime is better comparable in safety and efficacy with amoxicillin/clavulanic acid.
Brand Name: CEFFON-200
Dosage Form: Tablets
Composition: Cefixime 200mg + Lactic acid bacillus 60 million spores
Packing: 10*10 ALU ALU DRIPOFF.
MRP: Rs. 131.00 PER 10 TABLETS
CEFFON-OX: Cefixime and Ofloxacin Tablet
CEFFON-50 DRY SYRUP: (Cefixime 50mg/5ml)
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