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Cefiwok O 200/200 MG Tablet

Cefiwok O 200/200 MG Tablet

WOCKHARDT LTD

    • Rs. 138.00

    Manufactured by: Wockhardt Ltd

    Composition: Cefixime (200mg) + Ofloxacin (200mg)

    Strength: 400 mg

    Drug type: Systemic antibiotics/Cephalosporins

    Prescription Required: Yes

    Primary Uses: Bacterial infections

    What is Cefiwok O 200/200 mg Tablet?

    Cefiwok O 200/200 mg Tablet is the combination of two medicines- Cefixime and ofloxacin which is used to treat bacterial infections.

    Uses:

    Cefiwok O 200/200 mg Tablet is used for bacterial infections.

    How Does the Drug Work?

    Cefixime is a potent antibiotic. It works by binding to penicillin binding proteins and inhibits the synthesis of bacterial cell wall resulting into the bacterial cell death. Ofloxacin is a fluoroquinolone which works by inhibiting the bacterial enzymes DNA gyrase and topoisomerase IV resulting to the inhibition of DNA replication. Hence cause bacterial cell death.

    Common Side Effects of Cefiwok O 200/200 mg Tablet:

    List of major side effects of Cefiwok O 200/200 mg Tablet

    • Diarrhea
    • Indigestion
    • Redness of skin
    • Heartburn
    • Abdominal pain
    • Dizziness
    • Gas in stomach
    • Swelling of face, tongue and lips
    • Abdominal pain

    How to Use Cefiwok O 200/200 mg Tablet?

    Cefiwok O 200/200 mg Tablet is taken by mouth by swallowing it completely with adequate water. Do not chew and break the medication. This medication should be taken with food.

    Precautions to be Taken:

    Useful precautions to be taken while using Cefiwok O 200/200 mg Tablet

    • Do not take Cefiwok O 200/200 mg Tablet if you are allergic to any ingredient in the drug formulation.
    • Consult to your doctor if you experience abdominal pain, indigestion and dizziness persistently during the treatment with this medication.
    • Pregnant and lactating women should take Cefiwok O 200/200 mg Tablet on doctor’s prescription.

    Contraindications:

    Contraindications while using Cefiwok O 200/200 mg Tablet

    • It is advisable to consult your doctor before consuming alcohol while taking Cefiwok O 200/200 mg Tablet.
    • This medication is contraindicated in the patients with hypersensitivity to cephalosporins.

    Interactions:

    Possible drug interactions of Cefiwok O 200/200 mg Tablet with other drugs

    • The use of Cefiwok O 200/200 mg Tablet is advised against in those concurrently receiving anticoagulants such as warfarin to avoid Increased prothrombin time.
    • The use of Cefiwok O 200/200 mg Tablet is advised against in those concurrently receiving antacids containing magnesium and aluminium to avoid reduced serum concentrations.
    • Concomitant treatment with nifedipine may increase the bioavailability of the drug.
    • Concomitant treatment with probenecid may increase the serum concentration.

    Storage:

    Store this medication at room temperature. Keep away from light, moisture and children.

    Dosage:

    Missed dose:

    In case of missed dose, skip the same and continue with your regular dosing schedule. Avoid taking double dose to make up for a missed one.

    Overdose:

    Immediately contact to your doctor as symptomatic medical treatment is required in case of an overdose.

    FAQs:

    1. What is Cefiwok O 200/200 mg Tablet used for?

    Cefiwok O 200/200 mg Tablet is used for bacterial infections.

    1. What should I do if I miss a dose of Cefiwok O 200/200 mg Tablet?

    In case of missed dose of Cefiwok O 200/200 mg Tablet, skip the same and continue with your regular dosing schedule. Avoid taking double dose to make up for a missed one.

    1. Can I take Cefiwok O 200/200 mg Tablet during pregnancy and lactation?

    Pregnant and lactating women should take Cefiwok O 200/200 mg Tablet on doctor’s prescription.

    1. How do I store Cefiwok O 200/200 mg Tablet?

    Store the Cefiwok O 200/200 mg Tablet at room temperature. Keep away from light, moisture and children.

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