Find out detailed description, uses, directions of use, side effects, warnings and precautions, frequently asked questions about Taxim-O Drops
Taxim O Oral Drop contains an antibiotic called Cefixime, which belongs to the Cephalosporin class of medicine and is used to treat bacterial infections of the urinary tract, lungs, throat, airways, gallbladder and bile duct. This medicine is designed for children's use only. It is also used in the treatment of typhoid fever. It works by killing the bacteria responsible for the infection. It is very important to complete the course of this antibiotic medicine as prescribed by the doctor. Do not miss any dose of this antibiotic medicine. Do not stop taking this medicine on your own as it can lead to antibiotic resistance and recurrence of infection.
In Treatment of Bacterial infections
Taxim-O Drops is an antibiotic medicine that works by killing the 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.
Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Check the label for directions before use. Measure it with a measuring cup and take it by mouth. Shake well before use. Taxim-O Drops may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.
Narrate your child’s complete medical history to your child’s doctor, including any previous episode of allergy, heart problem, blood disorder, birth defects, airway obstruction, lung anomaly, gastrointestinal problem, skin disorder, liver impairment, and kidney malfunction. This information is critical for dose alterations and for planning your child’s overall treatment.
Q. What if I give too much of Taxim-O Drops by mistake?
An extra dose of Taxim-O Drops is unlikely to do harm. However, if you think you have given too much of Taxim-O Drops to your child, immediately speak to a doctor. Overdose may cause unwanted side effects and may even worsen your child’s condition.
Q. Are there any possible serious side effects of Taxim-O Drops?
Some serious side effects of this medicine include persistent vomiting, kidney damage, allergy, diarrhea, and severe gastrointestinal infections. Always consult your child’s doctor for help in such a situation.
Q. Can other medicines be given at the same time as Taxim-O Drops?
Taxim-O Drops can sometimes interact with other medicines or substances. Tell your doctor about any other medicines your child is taking before starting Taxim-O Drops. Also, check with your child’s doctor before giving any medicine to your child.
Q. Can I get my child vaccinated while on treatment with Taxim-O Drops?
Antibiotics usually do not interfere with the ingredients in vaccines or cause a bad reaction in a child who has just been vaccinated. However, children taking antibiotics should not get vaccinated until they recover from the illness. As soon as your child feels better, the vaccine can be given.
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