Hifen 50mg Dry Syrup

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

Last updated on: November 02, 2020 3:27 am

Hifen 50mg Dry Syrup

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Uses of Hifen 50mg Dry Syrup.

Hifen 50mg Dry Syrup 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. Hifen 50mg Dry Syrup only treats bacterial infections and doesn’t work for infections like flu, common cold or other viral infections.

How Hifen 50mg Dry Syrup works.

Hifen 50mg Dry Syrup 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. Hifen 50mg Dry Syrup interferes with the bacterial cell wall. Due to which the bacteria cells burst and the bacteria die.

Side Effects of Hifen 50mg Dry Syrup.

The most common side effects of Hifen 50mg Dry Syrup 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 Hifen 50mg Dry Syrup.

Do not consume Hifen 50mg Dry Syrup if you are allergic to Cefixime. If you have gastrointestinal disease, consult your doctor before using Hifen 50mg Dry Syrup. To avoid adverse reaction, consult your doctor if you are already taking other medicines.

Dosage of Hifen 50mg Dry Syrup.

The dosage of Hifen 50mg Dry Syrup 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 Hifen 50mg Dry Syrup.

If you forget to take a dose of Hifen 50mg Dry Syrup, do not take two doses at the same time, there is a risk of overdose. Symptoms of overdose with Hifen 50mg Dry Syrup are severe vomiting and seizures. Immediately contact your doctor if an overdose with Hifen 50mg Dry Syrup is suspected.

Onset of Action Hifen 50mg Dry Syrup

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

Duration of Action Hifen 50mg Dry Syrup

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 Hifen 50mg Dry Syrup

Q.1) Can I buy Hifen 50mg Dry Syrup without a prescription? Ans. No, You need a valid prescription to buy this medicine. Q.2) What are the usages of Hifen 50mg Dry Syrup? Ans. Hifen 50mg Dry Syrup used to treat Bacterial Infections such as throat infections, lung infections, urinary tract infections caused by bacteria. Hifen 50mg Dry Syrup only treats bacterial infections and doesn't work for infections like flu, common cold or other viral infections. Q.3) How does Hifen 50mg Dry Syrup work? Ans. Hifen 50mg Dry Syrup 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 Hifen 50mg Dry Syrup? Ans. The common side effects of Hifen 50mg Dry Syrup are Nausea, Vomiting, Dizziness, Dryness In Mouth, Altered Taste, Abdominal Pain, Agitation, Anxiety, Fever, Constipation, Allergic Reaction, Impaired Concentration, Sweating, Headache. Q.5) Is Hifen 50mg Dry Syrup banned in India? Ans. Hifen 50mg Dry Syrup is not banned in India, but you need a valid prescription to buy this medicine. Q.6) Is Hifen 50mg Dry Syrup safe to use? Ans. Hifen 50mg Dry Syrup 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 Hifen 50mg Dry Syrup ? Ans. Take Hifen 50mg Dry Syrup as prescribed by your doctor, you can take this medicine with or without food. Q.8) Can I consume alcohol while taking Hifen 50mg Dry Syrup? Ans. Please avoid drinking alcohol while taking Hifen 50mg Dry Syrup. Heavy drinking alcohol may increase the risk of side effects. Q.9) How long does the effect of Hifen 50mg Dry Syrup last? Ans. Effect of Hifen 50mg Dry Syrup lasts for an average of 3-4 hours.

Alternate Brands

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

Zoftax O 50mg Tablet DT  ( Elder Pharmaceuticals Ltd. )

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Gramocef O 50mg Tablet  ( Micro Labs Ltd. )

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Cefitaxe 50mg Syrup  ( Leeford Healthcare Ltd. )

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Taxim-O 50mg Tablet DT  ( Alkem Laboratories Ltd. )

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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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