Extacef 200 MG Tablet DT is used to treat infections such as bronchits (infection of the air tubes to the lungs), gonorrhea (a sexually transmitted disease) and infections of ear, throat, tonsils etc.
This medicine only treats bacterial infections and doesn’t work for viral infections like flu. It works as an antibiotic by stopping the growth of bacteria and also killing it. This medication also treats the common cold and urinary tract infections.
This medication usually taken at intervals of 12 or 24 hours, available in oral dosage form. It should be taken 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. This medication can be harmful to pregnant women. Hence if you are pregnant or planning to get pregnant soon, don’t take this 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 cause certain side effects too. Some common side effects are: diarrhea, stomach pain, gas, heartburn,nausea and vomiting. These side effects usually go away on their own. But if these symptoms are severe, you should take medical help. However, some side effects can be serious and calls for immediate medical attention. These are : stomach cramps, rash, itching , hives, difficulty in breathing, wheezing, swelling of face, tongue throat etc.
It should be stored in a tightly closed container. Store it at room temperature and away from excess heat. Keep them out of the reach of children.
Information given here is based on the salt content of the medicine. Uses and effects of the medicine may vary from person to person. It is advisable to consult a Internal Medicine Specialist before using this medicine.
What are the uses of Extacef 200 MG Tablet DT
Cefixime is used to treat the following problems:
- Bacterial Meningitis
- Bacterial Septicemia
- Gonococcal Infection
- Urinary Tract Infection
- Bone And Joint Infections
- Skin And Structure Infection