FAQs ABOUT CEFIMO DT TABLET
What is the use of CEFIMO DT TABLET?
CEFIMO DT TABLET is used to treat bacterial infections of the ear, nose, throat, sinus, respiratory tract (bronchus, lungs), urinary tract, biliary tract and genital tract. It can also be used in the treatment of typhoid fever.
How CEFIMO DT TABLET works in my body?
CEFIMO DT TABLET is a powerful antibiotic with bacteriostatic properties. It kills the susceptible bacteria by blocking the bacterial cell wall synthesis. Unlike other cephalosporins, it can also remain unaffected by the toxic proteins produced by the bacteria (such as beta lactamases). Collectively, these actions destroy the susceptible bacteria, prevent their further growth and multiplication and reduce the severity of the infection.
Can CEFIMO DT TABLET be used in patients with kidney problems?
CEFIMO DT TABLET should be used with caution in patients with kidney problems. Therefore, consult your doctor before taking it.
How should I take CEFIMO DT TABLET?
CEFIMO DT TABLET should be swallowed with a glass of water. Do not crush or chew the medicine. In case of dispersible tablet, disperse the medicine in the specified quantity of water as mentioned in the label. The mixture should be consumed immediately after dispersion.
For how long should I take CEFIMO DT TABLET?
CEFIMO DT TABLET should be taken for the stipulated duration prescribed by your doctor. Do not skip the medicine or stop taking it on your own as it may cause the infection to reappear.
What are the common side effects of taking CEFIMO DT TABLET?
The most common side effects of taking CEFIMO DT TABLET are nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, stomach pain and bloating. Consult your doctor immediately if any of these side effects worsen in your child.
Can I stop taking CEFIMO DT TABLET once my symptoms subside?
Do not stop taking CEFIMO DT TABLET once your symptoms subside. It is important to take the full course of CEFIMO DT TABLET to achieve better results. Failing to complete the full course of the therapy or skipping doses in between the therapy may not result in adequate infection control. It may also cause your symptoms to reappear.
Can the use of CEFIMO DT TABLET cause diarrhea?
CEFIMO DT TABLET may cause diarrhea in some children. If your child experiences diarrhea, drink plenty of fluids, such as water or fruit juice to keep yourself hydrated. Consuming ORS can also be beneficial. If diarrhea worsens contact your doctor immediately.
What should I do if I forgot to take a dose of CEFIMO DT TABLET?
If you forgot to take a dose of CEFIMO DT TABLET, take it as soon as you remember. However, if it is time to take the next dose, skip the missed dose and take the next one at regular times. Do not take a double dose to compensate the forgotten dose.