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Agifix-200 Tablets

  • Categeory : Agifix

MRP : 97.50

Available : In-Stocks

Cefixime 200 mg Tablets

Composition

Each dispersible tablet of AGIFIX-200 contains:
Cefixime trihydrate Equivalent to anhydrous cefixime … 200 mg

Indications

AGIFIX-200 from Agex Laboratories is indicated for the treatment of infections caused by susceptible bacteria:

  • Upper respiratory tract infections, such as pharyngitis, sinusitis, otitis media, tonsillitis.
  • Lower respiratory tract infections, such as acute bronchitis and acute exacerbation of chronic bronchitis.
  • Uncomplicated urinary tract infections.
  • Uncomplicated gonorrhea.

Contraindications

AGIFIX-200 from Agex Laboratories is not advocated for those with a history of hypersensitivity to beta-lactams, e.g. penicillins and cephalosporins.

Precautions & Warnings

AGIFIX-200 Tablets should be advocated with caution in presence of renal impairment or GI disease, particularly colitis. Prolonged use of AGIFIX-200 Tablets could result in overgrowth of non-susceptible organisms. If superinfections occur (usually involving Aerobacter, Pseudomonas or Candida spp), AGIFIX-200 Tablets should be discontinued and/or appropriate therapy instituted.

Periodic assessment of hematopoietic function is advisable during prolonged AGIFIX therapy. AGIFIX is not ideally meant for pregnant lady or lactating mother; however, it could be only if strictly necessary. Nursing discontinuation temporarily must be considered whilst taking AGIFIX. Safety and efficacy of cefixime in children less than 6 months old have not been established.

AGIFIX-200 must be coadministered with carbamazepine, warfarin and other anticoagulants.

Adverse Reactions

The most frequent adverse effect is gastrointestinal (GI) complaints, and diarrhea incidence is 16%. Other side effects include hypersensitivity reactions, liver / renal dysfunction, headaches, dizziness, seizures, hematopoietic changes, genital pruritus, vaginitis, candidiasis.

Drug Interaction

Elevated carbamazepine levels occur when cefixime (AGIFIX) is coadministered. When given with warfarin / anticoagulants, the prothrombin time is elevated. Probenecid can decrease its clearance, whilst cholestyramine diminishes absorption of paracetamol when coadministered.

Recommended Dosage & Administration

Adults Susceptible infections: 1 AGIFIX 200 Tab or 2 AGIFIX Tabs OD, or as prescribed. Uncomplicated cervical / urethral gonococcal infections: 2 AGIFIX Tabs, or as prescribed.

Presentation

AGIFIX-200 Tablets: Alu Alu strips of 10s.