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Taxim O 100 MG Dry Syrup

Manufacturer: Alkem Laboratories Ltd
Medicine composition: Cefixime
Prescription vs.OTC: Prescription by Doctor not required

Taxim syrup helps in treating infections caused by bacteria. It cures infections such as bronchitis ( infection of the air tubes to the lungs), gonorrhea ( a sexually transmitted disease) and infections of ear, throat, tonsils etc. This drug only cures bacterial infections and doesn’t work for viral infections like flu.

This medication is usually taken at intervals of 12 or 24 hours. Remember to take it at the same time every day. If you miss a dose, it’s better to skip that dose if it’s already too late. Overdosing can cause harmful effects in your body.

It is important to check all the ingredients before the medication. It can help you avoid having allergic reactions later in case you are allergic to any of the ingredients. Discuss with your doctor if you are taking any drugs or dietary supplements. If you have any history of liver disease or kidney problems, it is best to consult your doctor regarding the safety of this medication.

This drug is used to treat the following problems:

  • Allergy

  • Lidocaine

  • Calcium-containing products

The side effects of this drug are mentioned below:

  • How long is the duration of effect?

    The effect of this medication lasts for a duration of up to 4 hours.
  • What is the onset of action?

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

    Pregnant women should not use this medication. Consult your doctor before using this medication.
  • Is it habit forming?

    No, it does not contain habit forming tendencies.
  • Are there any breast-feeding warnings?

    Women who are breastfeeding should not use this medication as it can cause side effects for the baby. Consult your doctor before taking this medication. Monitoring of undesired effects like diarrhea and thrush is necessary.

Below is the list of medicines, which have the same composition, strength and form as Taxim O 100 MG Dry Syrup , and hence can be used as its substitute.

  • Are there any missed dose instructions?

    Missed dose should be taken as soon as you remember. A dose should be skipped if the time of the second scheduled dose is near.
  • Are there any overdose instructions?

    Doctor consultation is recommended if an overdose is suspected. Immediate medical attention may be needed in such situation.

This medication belongs to the third generation 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


    There are no medical studies to prove that alcohol consumption is prohibited. Hence, doctor consultation is recommended before consumption.
  • Interaction with Lab Test

    Urine Ketones Test

    Consult your doctor if you are undergoing this test. You may obtain a false positive result if this test is performed while taking this medication. Do not stop the use of any medication without consulting your doctor.
  • Interaction with Food


    Information not available.
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About Taxim O 100 MG Dry Syrup
What are the uses of Taxim O 100 MG Dry Syrup
What are the contraindications of Taxim O 100 MG Dry Syrup ?
What are the side effects of Taxim O 100 MG Dry Syrup ?
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What are the substitutes for Taxim O 100 MG Dry Syrup ?
What are the dosage instructions?
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What are the interactions of Taxim O 100 MG Dry Syrup ?