Information about Xdox 100mg Tablet DT
Uses / Indications: Xdox 100mg Tablet DT is used in the treatment of bacterial infections. It is used for short-term treatment of bacterial infections of urinary tract, skin and soft-tissue, ear, bone, blood, abdomen, genital and lungs (pneumonia). It is also used to prevent infections after surgery.
- Product composition:
- Cefixime (100mg)
- Pregnancy interaction:
- Xdox 100mg Tablet DT is probably safe to use during pregnancy.Animal studies have shown low or no adverse effect on the foetus, however, there are limited human studies. Please consult your doctor.
- Expert advice:
- Your doctor has prescribed Xdox to cure your infection and improve symptoms. Do not skip any doses and finish the full course of treatment even if you feel better. Discontinue Xdox and inform your doctor immediately if you get a rash, itchy skin, swelling of face and mouth, or have difficulty in breathing. Diarrhea may occur as a side effect but should stop when your course is complete. Inform your doctor if it doesn't stop or if you find blood in your stools. If you're on blood thinners, Xdox can interact with your medications and increase your bleeding tendencies.
- Side Effects:
- Nausea, Diarrhoea, Allergic reaction.
- How to use:
- Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Dissolve it in a glass of water before taking it. Xdox 100mg Tablet DT may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.
- How it works:
- Xdox 100mg Tablet DT is an antibiotic. It works by preventing the formation of the bacterial protective covering which is essential for the survival of bacteria in the human body.
- Faq for medicine:
- What is Xdox and what is it used for? : Xdox is a cephalosporin antibiotic used for treating many infections, for eg: infections of the ear, throat (e.g. tonsillitis, pharyngitis), chest and lungs (e.g. bronchitis, pneumonia) and urinary tract (e.g. cystitis and kidney infections).|Is Xdox used for diarrhea? : Xdox has not been indicated for the treatment of diarrhea. Please talk to your doctor if you have diarrhea before taking any antibiotics.|Is Xdox a cephalosporin? : Yes, Xdox belongs to a group of antibiotics called 'cephalosporins'.|Is Xdox safe for infants? : Safety of Xdox in children less than 6 months of age (includes premature and newborn infants) has not been established. Please consult your doctor before starting any antibiotics in children.|Is Xdox a penicillin? : Xdox is not a penicillin. It belongs to a different class of medicines known as cephalosporin and it works in a similar way as penicillins. However, they are different antibiotics. Please consult your doctor regarding their use.|Does Xdox cause diarrhea? : Diarrhea is a common side effect of Xdox. Diarrhea has been more commonly associated with higher doses. Stop the medicine if you have severe watery diarrhea that will not stop and you are feeling weak and have a fever. immediately consult your doctor.|Does Xdox cause constipation? : Constipation has not been reported as a side effect with Xdox. Please consult your doctor in case you experience constipation while taking Xdox.|Does Xdox cure chlamydia? : Xdox is not effective against chlamydia infections, so, it is not used for its treatment. Please consult your doctor if you have been diagnosed with a chlamydial infection.|Does Xdox contain penicillin? : Xdox is a cephalosporin which has an action similar to penicillins but it does not contain any penicillin.|Does Xdox cover pseudomonas? : No, Xdox is not active against pseudomonas. Most strains of pseudomonas are resistant to Xdox. Please consult your doctor if you have pseudomonas infections for the appropriate antibiotic treatment.|Does Xdox contain sulfur? : No, Xdox does not contain sulfur. Please check the package leaflet (patient information leaflet) before using any medicine for its contents.|Does Xdox cure syphilis? : Xdox is not active against the bacteria (Treponema pallidum) which causes syphilis. So, it is not used for the treatment of syphilis. Please consult your doctor if you have signs and symptoms of syphilis.|Does Xdox cure gonorrhea? : Xdox can be used to treat uncomplicated gonorrhea caused by Neisseria gonorrhoeae (both penicillinase and non-penicillinase producing bacteria). However, always talk to your doctor if you have any infection as it should be diagnosed properly by a doctor before the start of antibiotics. Never take antibiotics yourself.|Does Xdox treat typhoid? : Xdox is not indicated for the treatment of typhoid by the government regulatory authorities. However, Indian Academy of Pediatrics recommend the use of Xdox in children for uncomplicated typhoid fever. It is hence, advisable that you must take the antibiotics for typhoid fever only when it is recommended by your doctor. Do not take antibiotics yourself.|Does Xdox affect birth control? : There is no evidence of cefexime affecting birth control (contraception). However, interactions may occur and Xdox may affect the action of birth control pills. Please consult your doctor to confirm whether you require a extra birth control measure while taking Xdox.|Can I take Xdox with azithromycin? : No interactions have been clinically observed between Xdox and azithromycin. However, interactions may occur. Always consult with your doctor before taking two medicines together.|Can I take Xdox and doxycycline together? : No interactions have been clinically observed between Xdox and doxycycline. However, interactions may occur. Always consult with your doctor before taking two medicines together.|Can I take Xdox with paracetamol? : No interactions have been clinically observed between Xdox and paracetamol. However, interactions may occur. Always consult with your doctor before taking two medicines together.|Can I take Xdox with folic acid? : Folic acid can be taken with Xdox as no drug-drug interactions have been clinically observed between them. However, interactions may occur. Please consult your doctor before taking the two medicines together.
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