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Taxim O Forte DRY Syrup 30ml
Salt Composition : Cefixime
Manufacturer : ALKEM LABORATORIES LTD
Origin of Medicine : India
1 Bottle Of 30ml
Introduction to Taxim O Forte Dry Syrup 30ml
Taxim O Forte Dry syrup 30ml 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 Forte Dry syrup 30ml 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 Forte Dry syrup 30ml, 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 Forte Dry Syrup 30ml
- Treatment of bacterial infection.
Therapeutic Effects of Taxim O Forte Dry Syrup 30ml
Taxim O Forte Dry syrup 30ml 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 Forte Dry Syrup 30ml 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 Forte Dry syrup 30ml and can cause undesirable side effects.
More Information about Taxim O Forte Dry Syrup 30ml
- 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 Forte Dry Syrup 30ml
Take Taxim O Forte Dry syrup 30ml 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 Forte Dry Syrup 30ml
Taxim O Forte Dry syrup 30ml may be unsafe to use during pregnancy unless prescribed by your doctor. Consult your physician before taking this medication.
Taxim O Forte Dry syrup 30ml might be unsafe to use during breastfeeding as it is unknown if the medication tends to pass into the breast milk.
It is unknown whether Taxim O Forte Dry syrup 30ml can be used in patients with lung disorders. Consult your doctor if you have any lung diseases before starting the treatment.
Taxim O Forte Dry syrup 30ml should be used cautiously in severe liver disease patients and requires dose adjustment based on the condition.
Avoid consuming alcohol while on treatment with Taxim O Forte Dry syrup 30ml, as it may cause dizziness.
Avoid driving or operating machinery while using Taxim O Forte Dry syrup 30ml as it impairs ability and causes confusion and drowsiness.
Side Effects of Taxim O Forte Dry Syrup 30ml
Side effects are unwanted symptoms caused by medicines. Even though all medications cause side effects, not everyone gets them.
- Watery diarrhea
- Severe skin reaction
- Bleeding or bruising
- Fits (convulsion)
- Stomach pain
- Indigestion (dyspepsia)
- 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.
Q 1. Can children use Taxim O Forte Dry syrup 30ml?
No, Taxim O Forte Dry syrup 30ml is not recommended for usage in children under the age of 10.
Q 2. What are the common side effects of Taxim O Forte Dry syrup 30ml?
The common side effects of Taxim O Forte Dry syrup 30ml are nausea, stomach pain, diarrhea, indigestion (dyspepsia), headache, dizziness, and itching of the genital or vaginal area.
Q 3. Can Taxim O Forte Dry syrup 30ml cause diarrhea?
Yes, Taxim O Forte Dry syrup 30ml 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 Forte Dry syrup 30ml 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 Forte Dry syrup 30ml?
Patients who have experienced allergic reactions (hypersensitivity) to Cefixime or have colitis, renal dysfunction, or liver disease should not use Taxim O Forte Dry syrup 30ml.
Q 6. Can I stop taking Taxim O Forte Dry syrup 30ml if I feel better?
No, even if you feel better, keep taking Taxim O Forte Dry syrup 30ml 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 Forte Dry syrup 30ml cause blood clots?
Yes, Taxim O Forte Dry syrup 30ml 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 Forte Dry Syrup 30ml
Molecule Name: Cefixime
Therapeutic Class: Cephalosporin Antibiotics
Pharmacological class: Antibiotics
Indications: Treats bacterial infection
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