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Consuming alcohol with Zemicef DS does not cause any harmful side effects.
Zemicef DS is generally considered safe to use during pregnancy. Animal studies have shown low or no adverse effects to the developing baby; however, th... View More
Zemicef DS 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... View More
Zemicef DS does not usually affect your ability to drive.
Zemicef DS should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Zemicef DS may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Zemicef DS should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Zemicef DS may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Zemicef DS is an antibiotic belonging to the cephalosporin group, which is used to treat a variety of bacterial infections. It is effective in infection... View More
Uses of Zemicef DS Tablet
- Bacterial infections
Side effects of Zemicef DS Tablet
- Stomach pain
How to use Zemicef DS Tablet
Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Swallow it as a whole. Do not chew, crush or break it. Zemicef DS may be taken wi... View More
How Zemicef DS Tablet works
Zemicef DS is an antibiotic. It kills the bacteria by preventing them from forming the bacterial protective covering (cell wall) which is needed for the... View More
What if you forget to take Zemicef DS Tablet?
If you miss a dose of Zemicef DS, take it as soon as possible. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and go back to you... View More
- Your doctor has prescribed Zemicef DS to cure your infection and improve your symptoms.
- Do not skip any doses and finish the full course of treatment even if you feel better. Stopping it early may make the infection harder to treat.
- Take it with food to avoid an upset stomach.
- Diarrhea may occur as a side effect but should stop when your course is complete. Inform your doctor if it does not stop or if you find blood in your st... View More
- Avoid consuming alcohol while taking Zemicef DS as it may cause increased side effects.
- Discontinue Zemicef DS and inform your doctor immediately if you get a rash, itchy skin, swelling of face and mouth, or have difficulty in breathing.
Pneumonia, Pharyngitis, Typhoid fever, Susceptible infections , Sinusitis, Otitis media, Tonsillitis, Soft tissue infections, Respiratory tract infectio... View More
May be taken with or without food. May be taken w/ food or milk to reduce GI discomfort.
Acute Bronchitis & Acute Exacerbations of Chronic Bronchitis, Otitis Media, Pharyngitis/Tonsillitis, Uncomplicated Urinary Tract Infections Adult: 200 ... View More
Child: PO 8 mg/kg/day if <50 kg q12–24h For convalescent oral therapy of serious infections, up to 20 mg/kg/day Child over 12 years: Capsule: 200 ... View More
Renal impairment: Dose reduction is necessary. CrCl (ml/min) <20 Max: 200 mg daily.
Hypersensitivity to cephalosporin.
Mode of Action
Cefixime binds to one or more of the penicillin-binding proteins (PBPs) which inhibits the final transpeptidation step of peptidoglycan synthesis in bac... View More
History of allergy to penicillins; pregnancy, lactation; renal failure; GI disease. Lactation: Unknown whether drug is excreted in milk
>10% Diarrhea (16%) Frequency Not Defined Abdominal pain,Candidiasis,Dizziness,Dyspepsia,Elevated transaminases,Eosinophilia,Erythema multiforme,Fe... View More
Pregnancy Category Note
Pregnancy Available data from published observational studies, case series, and case reports over several decades with cephalosporin use, including cef... View More
Increased concentrations with probenecid. Potentially Fatal: May increase prothrombin time with anticoagulants.
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The information provided herein is accurate, updated and complete as per the best practices of the Company. Please note that this information should not... View More