FAQs ABOUT FILIXIM PLUS TABLET
Q: What is FILIXIM PLUS TABLET and why is it prescribed?
A: FILIXIM PLUS TABLET is a combination of Cefixime and Lactobacillus which belongs to the group of medicines called Antibiotics and Probiotics respectively. FILIXIM PLUS TABLET is used in the treatment of bacterial infections like tonsillitis, pharyngitis, pneumonia, bronchitis & other respiratory tract infections, skin & soft tissue infections and urinary tract infections. Lactobacillus is used to prevent diarrhoea associated with the intake of cefixime.
Q: What are the common side effects of FILIXIM PLUS TABLET?
A: The most common side effects of taking FILIXIM PLUS TABLET are nausea, vomiting, indigestion and headache. Consult with your doctor if any of the side effects worsen over the time.
Q: Is FILIXIM PLUS TABLET safe to use in patients with kidney problems?
A: FILIXIM PLUS TABLET should be used with caution in patients with impaired kidney function. Your doctor may monitor your kidney function during and after treatment with this medicine to prevent the risk of any unusual effects. Consult your doctor before taking it.
Q: What happens if I accidentally take extra dose of FILIXIM PLUS TABLET?
A: If you or anyone else accidentally takes too much of FILIXIM PLUS TABLET, consult your doctor immediately or visit the nearby hospital. Overdosage symptoms of FILIXIM PLUS TABLET are blood in the urine, diarrhea, nausea, upper abdominal pain and vomiting.
Q: Can FILIXIM PLUS TABLET be used in pregnant and breast-feeding women?
A: FILIXIM PLUS TABLET should be used with caution in pregnant women and it is not recommended for use in breastfeeding women. Consult your doctor before taking this medicine if you are pregnant, planning to become pregnant or breast-feeding your baby.