Staxim-O 50mg/50mg Dry Syrup

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

Last updated on: November 02, 2020 3:11 am

Staxim-O 50mg/50mg Dry Syrup

Uses of Staxim-O 50mg/50mg Dry Syrup

Staxim-O 50mg/50mg Dry Syrup is an antibiotic medicine used for the treatment of bacterial infections of the respiratory tract and urinary tract. Such as skin infection, lung infection, throat infection, ear infection, prostate infection, bladder infection, kidney infection.
Staxim-O 50mg/50mg Dry Syrup only works for bacterial infections, it will not work for viral infections like common cold and flu.

How Staxim-O 50mg/50mg Dry Syrup works.

Staxim-O 50mg/50mg Dry Syrup contains Cefixime and Ofloxacin.
Cefixime is known as a cephalosporin antibiotic, it works by inhibiting the growth of bacteria. It interferes with the bacterial cell wall. Due to which the bacteria cells burst and the bacteria die.

Ofloxacin is known as a fluoroquinolone antibiotic, It works by killing the bacteria causing infection.

Side Effects of Staxim-O 50mg/50mg Dry Syrup

The most common side effects of Staxim-O 50mg/50mg Dry Syrup are Nausea, Vomiting, Dizziness, Dry Mouth, Altered Taste, Abdominal Pain, Agitation, Anxiety, Fever, Constipation, Allergic Reaction, Impaired Concentration, Sweating, Headache.
These side effects can usually occur in patients. However, these are only indicative and not all patients will experience them.

Precautions while Taking Staxim-O 50mg/50mg Dry Syrup

Do not consume Staxim-O 50mg/50mg Dry Syrup if you are allergic to Cefixime and Ofloxacin.
If you have heart disease, liver or kidney disease, drug or alcohol addiction, consult your doctor before using Staxim-O 50mg/50mg Dry Syrup.
Taking this medicine can make you dizzy or sleepy, do not do anything that requires caution.
If you are allergic to any medicine or food, consult your doctor before taking this medicine.
Use of this medicine is not advisable in people under 18 years of age.
Use this medicine under the supervision of your doctor.
To avoid an adverse reaction, consult your doctor if you are already taking other medicines.

Dosage of Staxim-O 50mg/50mg Dry Syrup

The dosage of Staxim-O 50mg/50mg Dry Syrup depends on many factors such as the patient age, health, medical history of the patient and many other conditions.
Please take this medicine as prescribed by your doctor.

Overdose of Staxim-O 50mg/50mg Dry Syrup

If you forget to take a dose of Staxim-O 50mg/50mg Dry Syrup, do not take two doses at the same time, there is a risk of overdose.
Symptoms of overdose with Staxim-O 50mg/50mg Dry Syrup are severe vomiting and seizures.
Immediately contact your doctor if an overdose with Staxim-O 50mg/50mg Dry Syrup is suspected.
If you notice any unusual reaction in your body after taking this medicine, contact your doctor immediately.

Onset of Action Staxim-O 50mg/50mg Dry Syrup

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

Duration of Action Staxim-O 50mg/50mg Dry Syrup

Effect of medication lasts for an average of 20 to 24 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

Not safe during driving; you may feel dizzy or sleepy after taking this medicine.

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 Staxim-O 50mg/50mg Dry Syrup

Q.1) What is the use of Staxim-O 50mg/50mg Dry Syrup? Answer. Staxim-O 50mg/50mg Dry Syrup is an antibiotic medicine used for the treatment of bacterial infections, such as skin infection, lung infection, throat infection, ear infection, prostate infection, bladder infection, kidney infection, etc. Staxim-O 50mg/50mg Dry Syrup only works for bacterial infections, it will not work for viral infections like common cold and flu. Q.2) Is Staxim-O 50mg/50mg Dry Syrup an antibiotic? Answer. Staxim-O 50mg/50mg Dry Syrup is an antibiotic medicine used for the treatment of bacterial infections, It works by killing the bacteria causing infection. Q.3) Is Staxim-O 50mg/50mg Dry Syrup safe to use? Answer. It is not recommended to use Staxim-O 50mg/50mg Dry Syrup in people below the age of 18 years. Use this medicine under the supervision of your doctor. Q.4) How to use Staxim-O 50mg/50mg Dry Syrup? Answer. Use Staxim-O 50mg/50mg Dry Syrup as prescribed by your doctor. Take this medicine at a fixed time as suggested by your doctor, you can take it with or without food. If you miss a dose, do not take two doses at the same time, there is a risk of overdose. If you notice any unusual reaction in your body after taking this medicine, contact your doctor immediately. If you feel any improvement in your disease, contact your doctor. Q.5) What is the side effects of Staxim-O 50mg/50mg Dry Syrup? Answer. The common side effects of Staxim-O 50mg/50mg Dry Syrup are Nausea, Vomiting, Dizziness, Dry Mouth, Altered Taste, Abdominal Pain, Agitation, Anxiety, Fever, Constipation, Allergic Reaction, Impaired Concentration, Sweating, Headache. Q.6) Can I drive after taking Staxim-O 50mg/50mg Dry Syrup? Answer. If you feel dizzy or sleepy after taking Staxim-O 50mg/50mg Dry Syrup, avoid doing activities that require caution, such as driving or operating a machine. Q.7) Can I buy Staxim-O 50mg/50mg Dry Syrup without a prescription? Answer. You need a valid prescription to buy Staxim-O 50mg/50mg Dry Syrup.

Alternate Brands

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

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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