Extacef 200mg Tablet DT

Medically reviewed by Dr. Naresh Dang | Written By Kunal V Kumar

Last updated on: November 02, 2020 3:55 am

Extacef 200mg Tablet DT

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Uses of Extacef 200mg Tablet DT.

Extacef 200mg 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. Extacef 200mg Tablet DT only treats bacterial infections and doesn’t work for infections like flu, common cold or other viral infections.

How Extacef 200mg Tablet DT works.

Extacef 200mg 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. Extacef 200mg Tablet DT interferes with the bacterial cell wall. Due to which the bacteria cells burst and the bacteria die.

Side Effects of Extacef 200mg Tablet DT.

The most common side effects of Extacef 200mg 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 Extacef 200mg Tablet DT.

Do not consume Extacef 200mg Tablet DT if you are allergic to Cefixime. If you have gastrointestinal disease, consult your doctor before using Extacef 200mg Tablet DT. To avoid adverse reaction, consult your doctor if you are already taking other medicines.

Dosage of Extacef 200mg Tablet DT.

The dosage of Extacef 200mg 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 Extacef 200mg Tablet DT.

If you forget to take a dose of Extacef 200mg Tablet DT, do not take two doses at the same time, there is a risk of overdose. Symptoms of overdose with Extacef 200mg Tablet DT are severe vomiting and seizures. Immediately contact your doctor if an overdose with Extacef 200mg Tablet DT is suspected.

Onset of Action Extacef 200mg Tablet DT

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

Duration of Action Extacef 200mg 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 Extacef 200mg Tablet DT

Q.1) Can I buy Extacef 200mg Tablet DT without a prescription? Ans. No, You need a valid prescription to buy this medicine. Q.2) What are the usages of Extacef 200mg Tablet DT? Ans. Extacef 200mg Tablet DT used to treat Bacterial Infections such as throat infections, lung infections, urinary tract infections caused by bacteria. Extacef 200mg Tablet DT only treats bacterial infections and doesn't work for infections like flu, common cold or other viral infections. Q.3) How does Extacef 200mg Tablet DT work? Ans. Extacef 200mg 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 Extacef 200mg Tablet DT? Ans. The common side effects of Extacef 200mg 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 Extacef 200mg Tablet DT banned in India? Ans. Extacef 200mg Tablet DT is not banned in India, but you need a valid prescription to buy this medicine. Q.6) Is Extacef 200mg Tablet DT safe to use? Ans. Extacef 200mg 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 Extacef 200mg Tablet DT ? Ans. Take Extacef 200mg Tablet DT as prescribed by your doctor, you can take this medicine with or without food. Q.8) Can I consume alcohol while taking Extacef 200mg Tablet DT? Ans. Please avoid drinking alcohol while taking Extacef 200mg Tablet DT. Heavy drinking alcohol may increase the risk of side effects. Q.9) How long does the effect of Extacef 200mg Tablet DT last? Ans. Effect of Extacef 200mg Tablet DT lasts for an average of 3-4 hours.

Alternate Brands

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

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Interaction

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

carbamazepine: Increased blood carbamazepine level.

About Reviewer

Dr. Naresh Dang is an MD in Internal Medicine. He has special interest in the field of Diabetes, and has over two decades of professional experience in his chosen field of specialty. Dr. Dang is an expert in the managememnt of Diabetes, Hypertension and Lipids. He also provides consultation for Life Style Management.

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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