Okafexime 50mg Dry Syrup
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Q. Can the use of Okafexime cause diarrhea?
Yes, the use of Okafexime can cause diarrhea. Okafexime is an antibiotic which kills the harmful bacteria, but it can also affect the helpful bacteria in your stomach or intestine and cause diarrhea. If diarrhea persists, talk to your doctor about it.medicineDetail.readMore
Q. How long should I take Okafexime?
Okafexime is usually prescribed for 7-14 days. You should take it for the full duration of your treatment as advised by your doctor.
Q. Is Okafexime effective?
Okafexime is effective if used in the dose and duration advised by your doctor. Do not stop taking it even if you see improvement in your condition. If you stop using Okafexime too early, the symptoms may return or worsen.medicineDetail.readMore
Q. Is Okafexime safe for the kidneys?
Yes, Okafexime is safe for the kidneys when given alone, but when given along with aminoglycosides (gentamicin, tobramycin) or other cephalosporins antibiotics, it may increase kidney damage. Therefore, it is advised to take this medicine only if prescribed by your doctor.medicineDetail.readMore
Q. What if I do not get better after using Okafexime?
Inform your doctor if you do not feel better even after finishing the full course of treatment. You must also inform your doctor if the symptoms get worse while using this medicine.
Q. What if I forget to take a dose of Okafexime?
If you forget a dose of Okafexime, take it as soon as you remember. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and take the next scheduled dose. Do not double the dose to make up for the missed one as this may increase the chances of developing side effects.medicineDetail.readMore
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Okafexime 50mg Dry Syrup should be given under the supervision of a doctor or health professional. Use it regularly at evenly spaced intervals as per the schedule prescribed by your doctor. Using it at the same time every day will help you remember to take it. The dose will depend on what you are being treated for, but you should always complete the full course of this antibiotic as prescribed by your doctor. Do not stop taking it until you have finished, even when you feel better. If you stop taking it early, some bacteria may survive and the infection may come back or worsen. It will not work for viral infections such as flu or common cold. Using any antibiotic when you do not need it can make it less effective for future infections.
The most common side effects of this medicine include nausea, stomach pain, indigestion, and diarrhea. These are usually mild but let your doctor know if they bother you or do not go away.
Before taking it, you should let your doctor know if you are allergic to any antibiotics or have any kidney or liver problems. You should also let your healthcare team know all other medicines you are taking as they may affect, or be affected by this medicine. This medicine is generally regarded as safe to use during pregnancy and breastfeeding if prescribed by a doctor.
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Okafexime 50mg Dry Syrup
- Okafexime 50mg Dry Syrup is an antibiotic that belongs to a group of medicine called cephalosporins. It works by stopping the growth of infection-causing bacteria in your body. It is effective for bacterial infections of the lungs, throat, and urinary tract among others. This medicine usually makes you feel better within a few days, but you should continue taking it as prescribed even when you feel better. Stopping it early may make the infection come back and harder to treat.
Okafexime 50mg Dry Syrup
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Consuming alcohol with Okafexime 50mg Dry Syrup does not cause any harmful side effects.
Okafexime 50mg Dry Syrup is generally considered safe to use during pregnancy. Animal studies have shown low or no adverse effects to the developing baby however, there are limited human studies.medicineDetail.readMore
Okafexime 50mg Dry Syrup is safe to use during breastfeeding. Human studies suggest that the drug does not pass into the breastmilk in a significant amount and is not harmful to the baby.<BR>Avoid prolonged use of Okafexime 50mg Dry Syrup, since it may have possible effects such as rash and diarrhea.medicineDetail.readMore
Okafexime 50mg Dry Syrup does not usually affect your ability to drive.
Okafexime 50mg Dry Syrup should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Okafexime 50mg Dry Syrup may be needed. Please consult your doctor.medicineDetail.readMore
Okafexime 50mg Dry Syrup should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Okafexime 50mg Dry Syrup may be needed. Please consult your doctor.medicineDetail.readMore