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Cefi 200 MG Tablet DT

Manufacturer: Abbott Healthcare Pvt. Ltd
Medicine composition: Cefixime
Prescription vs.OTC: Prescription by Doctor not required
Last Updated: August 20, 2019

This medication is used to treat infections caused by bacteria such as bronchitis ( infection of the air tubes to the lungs), gonorrhea ( a sexually transmitted disease) and infections of ear, throat, tonsils etc. It only treats bacterial infections and doesn’t work for viral infections like flu.

It is important to check all the ingredients before using the medication. Notify you doctor about any prescribed drugs or dietary supplements that might be taking. Also, if you have any history of liver disease or kidney problems, it is best to get an approval from the doctor regarding the safety of this medication. This medication can be harmful to pregnant women.

This tablet is helpful against the following conditions:

  • Allergy

  • Lidocaine

  • Calcium-containing products

Here are some of the possible side effects of this drug:

  • How long is the duration of effect?

    It is excreted in urine and feces and the effect lasts for a duration of up to 20 to 36 hours.
  • What is the onset of action?

    The peak effect of this medicine can be observed within 2 to 3 hours of administration.
  • Are there any pregnancy warnings?

    Limited data is available on the use of this medicine in pregnant women. Use only if clearly needed when benefits overweigh the risk.
  • Is it habit forming?

    No habit forming tendency has been reported.
  • Are there any breast-feeding warnings?

    This medicine should not be taken by women who are breastfeeding.
  • Are there any missed dose instructions?

    The missed dose should be taken as soon as possible.
  • Are there any overdose instructions?

    Seek emergency medical treatment or contact the doctor in case of overdose.

This drug belongs to the third-generation of cephalosporins. It works as a bactericidal by binding to the penicillin-binding proteins and inhibits the bacterial cell wall synthesis.

Whenever you take more than one medicine, or mix it with certain foods or beverages, you"re at risk of a drug interaction.

  • Interaction with Alcohol


    Interaction with alcohol is unknown. It is advisable to consult your doctor before consumption.
  • Interaction with Lab Test


    Information not available.
  • Interaction with Food


    Information not available.

Ques: What is Cefi 200 MG Tablet DT?

Ans: Cefi Tablet DT is a medication which has Cefixime as an active element present in it. This medicine performs its action by preventing them from forming the bacterial protective covering (cell wall) which is enestial for their development.

Ques: What are the uses of Cefi 200 MG Tablet DT?

Ans: Cefi 200 MG Tablet is used for the treatment and prevention from conditions such as Urinary Tract Infection, Tonsillitis/Pharyngitis, and Bronchitis.

Ques: What are the Side Effects of Cefi 200 MG Tablet DT?

Ans: Abdominal pain, Dark or clay-colored stools, Swelling of face, lips, eyelids, tongue, hands and feet, Dizziness, Acid or sour stomach, Excessive air or gas in the stomach, etc are possible side effects.

Ques: What are the instructions for storage and disposal Cefi 200 MG Tablet DT?

Ans: Cefi should be kept in a cool dry place and in its original packaging. Make sure this medication remains unreachable to children and pets.

Ques: Should I use Cefi 200 MG Tablet DT empty stomach, before food or after food?

Ans: This medication’s consumption is not timed according to your meal.

Ques: How long do I need to use Cefi 200 MG Tablet DT before I see improvement of my conditions?

Ans: There is no specific time duration of using this medication in which you can see improvement in your condition.

Ques: Is there any food or drink I need to avoid?

Ans: There is no specific food product to avoid, under usage of this medication.

Ques: Will Cefi 200 MG Tablet DT be more effective if taken in more than the recommended dose?

Ans: Excess usage of this medication can trigger side effects.
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