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Taxim O Drops

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Salt Composition : Cefixime

Manufacturer : ALKEM LABORATORIES LTD

Origin of Medicine : India

MRP: 67
Price :57
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Introduction to Taxim O Drops

Taxim O Drops contains the active ingredient cefixime. It belongs to the group of antibiotic medications called cephalosporin antibiotics. It is indicated to treat bacterial infections of the nose, ear, sinuses (sinusitis), throat, chest, lungs, and urinary tract. A bacterial infection refers to the growth of numerous harmful strains of bacteria in the body. It can affect any part of the body.  

The common side effects that are likely to associate with Taxim O Drops are nausea, stomach pain, diarrhea, indigestion (dyspepsia), headache, dizziness, and itching of the genital or vaginal area. Report to your doctor if any of these side effects disturb or persist in you. It is not recommended for pregnant and breastfeeding women.  

Report to your physician immediately if you have allergic reactions to Taxim O Drops , other cephalosporin antibiotics, including penicillin, or any of the other ingredients of this medicine. Tell your doctor before treatment commencement with this medication if you have colitis (inflammation of the inner lining of the colon), kidney or liver disease, or seizures. It should not be given to children below ten years. 


Uses of Taxim O Drops

  • Treatment of bacterial infection.

Therapeutic Effects of Taxim O Drops

Taxim O Drops  kills susceptible bacteria by blocking the synthesis of bacterial cell walls. It attaches to one of the penicillin-binding proteins (PBPs), which prevents the formation of peptidoglycan in the bacterial cell wall. This prevents biosynthesis and stops the building of the cell wall, which results in the death of the bacterial cell.


Interaction of Taxim O Drops with other drugs

Inform your doctor about any medications you take or have taken before the treatment, including prescription, over-the-counter, nutritional or vitamin supplements, and herbal products. Certain medications may interact with Taxim O Drops  and can cause undesirable side effects.


More Information about Taxim O Drops

  • Store at a temperature not exceeding 30°C.
  • Keep out of reach of children and pets.
  • If you forgot to take a dose, take it as soon as you remember. However, skip the missed dose if it is nearly time for the next dose.
  • Do not take a double dose to make up for a forgotten dose.

How to consume Taxim O Drops

Take Taxim O Drops  as prescribed by your healthcare provider. Take the prescribed dose of this medicine by using the measuring cup or dosing syringe or else the dropper provided by the pack. Shake the pack well before each use. Your doctor will decide the medicine’s dose, duration, and frequency based on the disease condition and other factors. 


Safety Advices for Taxim O Drops

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Pregnancy

  

Taxim O Drops  may be unsafe to use during pregnancy unless prescribed by your doctor. Consult your physician before taking this medication.

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Breast Feeding

  

Taxim O Drops might be unsafe to use during breastfeeding as it is unknown if the medication tends to pass into the breast milk. 

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Lungs

  

It is unknown whether Taxim O Drops can be used in patients with lung disorders. Consult your doctor if you have any lung diseases before starting the treatment.

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Liver

  

Taxim O Drops  should be used cautiously in severe liver disease patients and requires dose adjustment based on the condition. 

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Alcohol

  

Avoid consuming alcohol while on treatment with Taxim O Drops as it may cause dizziness. 

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Driving

  

Avoid driving or operating machinery while using Taxim O Drops  as it impairs ability and causes confusion and drowsiness. 


Side Effects of Taxim O Drops

Side effects are unwanted symptoms caused by medicines. Even though all medications cause side effects, not everyone gets them. 

Serious:

  • Watery diarrhea
  • Severe skin reaction
  • Bleeding or bruising
  • Fits (convulsion)

Common:

  • Nausea
  • Stomach pain
  • Diarrhea
  • Indigestion (dyspepsia)
  • Headache
  • Dizziness
  • Itching of the genital or vaginal area

Word of Advice

 It is advised not to stop taking this medication on your own. Consult your doctor before stopping this medication as it makes the infection worsen and hard to treat. It is not recommended for pregnant and breastfeeding women. 


FAQs

Q 1. Can children use Taxim O Drops?

No, Taxim O Drops is not recommended for usage in children under the age of 10.

Q 2. What are the common side effects of Taxim O Drops?

The common side effects of Taxim O Drops are nausea, stomach pain, diarrhea, indigestion (dyspepsia), headache, dizziness, and itching of the genital or vaginal area.

Q 3. Can Taxim O Drops cause diarrhea?

Yes, Taxim O Drops can cause diarrhea, which is a sign of a new infection. If you have watery or bloody diarrhea, consult your doctor.

Q 4. What happens if I miss my dose?

If you miss a dose, take the Taxim O Drops medication as soon as you recall. If it is time for the next planned dose, skip the missing dose and start your usual dosage.

Q 5. Who should not take Taxim O Drops?

Patients who have experienced allergic reactions (hypersensitivity) to Cefixime or have colitis, renal dysfunction, or liver disease should not use Taxim O Drops.

Q 6. Can I stop taking Taxim O Drops if I feel better?

No, even if you feel better, keep taking Taxim O Drops until the end of the treatment. Do not withdraw (stop) this medication without consulting your physician because the infection may come back or worsen.

Q 7. Can Taxim O Drops cause blood clots?

Yes, Taxim O Drops can cause blot clots that are shown up in the blood tests. Hence, it is uncommon and returns to normal after stopping this medication.


Fact Box of Taxim O Drops

Molecule Name: Cefixime 

Therapeutic Class: Cephalosporin Antibiotics

Pharmacological class: Antibiotics

Indications: Treats bacterial infection


References

  1. KD Tripathi, Essentials of Medical Pharmacology, Beta-lactam antibiotics, 7th Edition, 2013, 726-728.
  2. Lupin Limited; US Food & Drug Administration, [Revised on May 2012] [Accessed on 29th May 2023], https://www.accessdata.fda.gov/drugsatfda_docs/label/2012/203195s000lbl.pdf
  3. Sanofi., Electronic medicines compendium (EMC), [Revised on April 2022] [Accessed on 29th May 2023], https://www.medicines.org.uk/emc/files/pil.5534.pdf
  4. Cefixime Dispersible Tablet., Torrent Pharmaceutical Ltd. [Revised on August 2019]. [Accessed on 29th May 2023], https://www.torrentian.com/pisheet/Upload/PI_Sheet/2837.pdf

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