Cefi 100mg Tablet DT

Medically reviewed by Dr. Swaroop Choudhari | Written By Kunal V Kumar

Last updated on: November 02, 2020 4:22 am

Cefi 100mg Tablet DT

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Uses of Cefi 100mg Tablet DT.

Cefi 100mg Tablet DT Used to treat a wide variety of bacterial infections such as throat infections, lung infections, urinary tract infections, Infection of the airway tubes that lead to the lungs. Cefi 100mg Tablet DT only treats bacterial infections and doesn’t work for infections like flu, common cold or other viral infections.

How Cefi 100mg Tablet DT works.

Cefi 100mg Tablet DT contains Cefixime which is known as a cephalosporin antibiotic, it works by stopping the growth of bacteria. Bacterial cell walls are essential for bacteria to protect themselves. Cefi 100mg Tablet DT interferes with the bacterial cell wall. Due to which the bacteria cells burst and the bacteria die.

Side Effects of Cefi 100mg Tablet DT.

The most common side effects of Cefi 100mg Tablet DT are diarrhea, stomach pain, gas, heartburn, nausea, vomiting, itching. These side effects can usually occur in patients. However, these are only indicative and not all patients will experience them.

Precautions while Taking Cefi 100mg Tablet DT.

Do not consume Cefi 100mg Tablet DT if you are allergic to Cefixime. If you have gastrointestinal disease, consult your doctor before using Cefi 100mg Tablet DT. To avoid adverse reaction, consult your doctor if you are already taking other medicines.

Dosage of Cefi 100mg Tablet DT.

The dosage of Cefi 100mg Tablet DT depends on many factors such as the user’s age, health and many other conditions, please take this medicine as prescribed by your doctor.

Overdose of Cefi 100mg Tablet DT.

If you forget to take a dose of Cefi 100mg Tablet DT, do not take two doses at the same time, there is a risk of overdose. Symptoms of overdose with Cefi 100mg Tablet DT are severe vomiting and seizures. Immediately contact your doctor if an overdose with Cefi 100mg Tablet DT is suspected.

Onset of Action Cefi 100mg Tablet DT

It takes about 3 to 4 hour to show the effect of the medicine.

Duration of Action Cefi 100mg Tablet DT

Effect of medication lasts for an average of 3 to 4 hours.

Precautions & Warnings

Alcohol

Information is not available right now; please consult your doctor.

Pregnancy

Not recommended for pregnant women. Please consult your doctor before taking this medicine.

Breastfeeding

Not recommended for breastfeeding women. Please consult your doctor before taking this medicine.

Driving

This medicine usually causes no problems in your driving.

Kidney

This medicine should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Consult your doctor before taking this medicine.

Liver

This medicine should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Consult your doctor before taking this medicine.

Frequently Asked Questions About Cefi 100mg Tablet DT

Q.1) Can I buy Cefi 100mg Tablet DT without a prescription? Ans. No, You need a valid prescription to buy this medicine. Q.2) What are the usages of Cefi 100mg Tablet DT? Ans. Cefi 100mg Tablet DT used to treat Bacterial Infections such as throat infections, lung infections, urinary tract infections caused by bacteria. Cefi 100mg Tablet DT only treats bacterial infections and doesn't work for infections like flu, common cold or other viral infections. Q.3) How does Cefi 100mg Tablet DT work? Ans. Cefi 100mg Tablet DT interferes with bacterial cell wall synthesis by inhibiting the final step in the crosslinking of peptidoglycan strands. Peptidoglycan makes cell membranes rigid and protective. Without it, bacterial cells rupture and die. Q.4) What are the side effects of Cefi 100mg Tablet DT? Ans. The common side effects of Cefi 100mg Tablet DT are Nausea, Vomiting, Dizziness, Dryness In Mouth, Altered Taste, Abdominal Pain, Agitation, Anxiety, Fever, Constipation, Allergic Reaction, Impaired Concentration, Sweating, Headache. Q.5) Is Cefi 100mg Tablet DT banned in India? Ans. Cefi 100mg Tablet DT is not banned in India, but you need a valid prescription to buy this medicine. Q.6) Is Cefi 100mg Tablet DT safe to use? Ans. Cefi 100mg Tablet DT is safe to use if you are not allergic to Cefixime and you don't have any liver or kidney problems. This medicine may be harmful to pregnant women. Pregnant and lactating women, consult your doctor before taking this medicine. To avoid an adverse reaction, consult your doctor if you are already taking other medicines. This medicine is not recommended for patients under 12 years of age. Q.7) How to use Cefi 100mg Tablet DT ? Ans. Take Cefi 100mg Tablet DT as prescribed by your doctor, you can take this medicine with or without food. Q.8) Can I consume alcohol while taking Cefi 100mg Tablet DT? Ans. Please avoid drinking alcohol while taking Cefi 100mg Tablet DT. Heavy drinking alcohol may increase the risk of side effects. Q.9) How long does the effect of Cefi 100mg Tablet DT last? Ans. Effect of Cefi 100mg Tablet DT lasts for an average of 3-4 hours.

Alternate Brands

For informational purposes only. Consult a doctor before taking any medicines.

Zifi 100mg Tablet DT  ( FDC Ltd. )

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Taxim-O 100mg Tablet DT  ( Alkem Laboratories Ltd. )

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Mahacef 100mg Tablet  ( Mankind Pharma Ltd. )

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Interaction

Drug :-. aminoglycosides, loop diuretics: Increased risk of nephrotoxicity.

carbamazepine: Increased blood carbamazepine level.

About Reviewer

Dr. Swaroop Y Choudhari is an MBBS, MD in General Medicine. The doctor holds an experience of 8 years, and has extensive knowledge in his respective field of medicine.

About Author

Kunal is a registered pharmacist with RGUHS with over 11 months experience. He is a medicine content contributor at Zotezo.

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