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      Cef-Od Capsules 400Mg (1 Box = 1 Strip)(1 Strip = 5 Capsules)

      Rs. 485.65

      Rs. 511.20



      Cef-Od Capsules Specification

      Requires Prescription (YES/NO)




      Used For

      Bacterial Infection

      How it works

      Like other cephalosporins, cefixime exhibits its bactericidal action by binding to specific penicillin-binding proteins (PBPs) located inside the bacterial cell wall, causing the inhibition of the third and last stage of bacterial cell wall synthesis.

      Cef-Od Capsules Usage And Safety



      Side Effects

      Diarrhea (if severe diarrhea occurs, cefixime should be discontinued), changes in the color of stool, nausea, abdominal pain, dyspepsia, vomiting, Headache, dizziness, seizures , Transient rises in liver transaminases,alkaline phosphatase and jaundice , elevation of serum amylase.

      Drug Interactions

      Anticoagulants , Carbamazepine , probenecid.


      Cefixime is indicated in the treatment of the following infections when caused by susceptible strains of the designated microorganisms: - Uncomplicated urinary tract infections - Otitis media - Pharyngitis and tonsillitis - Acute bronchitis and acute exacerbations of chronic bronchitis - Uncomplicated gonorrhea (cervical/urethral).

      When not to Use

      Cefixime is contraindicated in: Patients with hypersensitivity to any component of this medication. Patients with known allergy to the cephalosporin group of antibiotics.

      Cef-Od Capsules Precautions


      Cephalosporins should be given with caution to penicillinsensitive patients, as there is some evidence of partial cross-allergenicity between the penicillins and cephalosporins.

      Cef-Od Capsules Warnings

      Warning 1

      Cefixime should be administered with caution in patients with markedly impaired renal function.

      Warning 2

      Treatment with broad spectrum antibiotics alters the normal flora of the colon and may permit overgrowth of clostridia.

      Warning 3

      Broad-spectrum antibiotics such as cefixime should be prescribed with caution in individuals with a history of gastrointestinal disease, particularly colitis.

      Cef-Od Capsules Additional Information

      Pregnancy category

      Always consult your physician before using any medicine.

      Storage (YES/NO)

      Store this medicine at room temperature, away from direct light and heat.

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