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What is Taxim O 400 mg?
Taxim O 400 mg is a medication that belongs to the semisynthetic third-generation cephalosporin class of drug. It contains cefixime 400mg. Taxim O 400 mg is used to treat different infections caused by bacteria like otitis media infection, respiratory tract infection, nasal septum infection, bacteremia, ear infection, urinary tract infection, some sexually transmitted infections caused by Neisseria gonorrhea bacteria which affects both men and women. Taxim O 400 mg helps kill bacteria by blocking the production of mucopeptides, an essential component of the outer layer of the bacterial cell wall. Taxim O 400 mg Tablets acts as bactericidal, which binds to penicillin-binding protein sites and inhibits the synthesis of bacterial cell wall components, which protect antibiotics and another host mechanism in the host’s body. In this turn, bacterial cell lysis or ruptures due to autolytic enzymes and drug action inhibition of cell wall biosynthesis process. As it is an antibiotic in nature, not practical on the virus and viral infection. So, Taxim O 400 mg can’t treat viral infections like the common cold and flu.
Manufacturers of Taxim O 400 mg
Taxim O 400 mg Tablets, manufactured by an Indian multinational pharmaceutical company named Alkem laboratories limited, sells generic drugs and pharmaceutical products globally. The headquarters of this laboratory are present in Mumbai.
US brand equivalent to Taxim O 400 mg
Suprax is also cefixime containing antibiotic used to treat various bacterial infections like ear, nose, lungs, skin, urinary tract, respiratory tract, etc. Like Taxim O 400mg, it stops the growth of bacteria by inhibiting the biosynthesis process of the bacterial cell wall.
Uses of Taxim O 400 mg
TAXIM O 400 mg online is used to treat various infections caused by bacteria that affect different body parts. It is used to treat otitis media infection (ear), respiratory tract infection (lungs, pneumonia), nasal septum infections, bacteremia (bacterial presence in the blood), urinary tract infections, some sexually transmitted diseases like infection caused by Neisseria gonorrhea, which affects both men and women—as it is antibiotics, so strictly used for bacterial infection only, not effective for a viral infection like common cold or flu.
To start Buy Taxim O 400 mg online, always consult your doctor. It is strictly not recommended for the age group below ten years. The different dose is recommended for another age group. Usually, Taxim O 400mg course lasts for a week or two. For the age group over ten years to adult, the dose is divided into 200- 400mg twice a day according to the severity of the infection. Person or children with a bodyweight equal to 50 kg are recommended with 200-400mg dosage for the one-week duration. Always follow a fixed period between the first dose and subsequent dose.
Buy Taxim O 400 mg, always take this medication as recommended by the doctor. If a person brings an overdose, one can suffer from severe side effects like breathing shortness, irregular heartbeat, swelling in hands and face, tingling sensations, rashes on skin etc. Always follow all directions and instructions as recommended by a doctor.
If you missed a dose, take it as soon as you observe or remember it. If the next dose and missed dose is simultaneously, then avoid the missed dose and follow your routine of medicine. Do not take a double amount at the same time. Follow complete course duration of treatment for good results.
Strengths of Taxim O 400 mg
Taxim O 400 mg pills is bactericidal. It inhibits the growth of bacteria and is used to treat various bacterial infections. This drug binds to Penicillin-binding proteins and inhibits the synthesis of bacterial cell wall important component named mucopeptides which offers protection against host body mechanisms. In this turn, due to inhibition of biosynthesis of the bacterial cell walls, bacterial cell ruptures.
- Taxim O 400mg is not recommended in pregnancy and breastfeeding mothers.
- Taxim O 400mg is not recommended in people who are suffering from kidney and liver diseases.
- Taxim O 400mg is not recommended in people who have allergic reactions and hypersensitivity skin features. This can result in shock and fatal conditions.
- Taxim O 400mg is not indicated in people suffering from any CVS disorder or muscular system disorder.
- Avoid alcohol consumption and don’t drive after taking a dose of this medication.
What are the side effects of Taxim O 400 mg?
After taking Taxim O 400mg, a person can feel different side effects range from standard to severe. Don’t want to seek any medical attention for common side effects, they will cure naturally. But if a person is suffering from severe side effects, one can need urgent medical attention.
Some common side effects are
- Upset stomach,
Some severe side effects are itching, rashes on the skin, breathing shortness, tingling sensations, swelling on mouth and hands, numbness etc.
Taxim O 400 mg pills is indicated for the treatment of different bacterial infections. It can be used to treat iris media infection, urinary tract infection, bacteremia, respiratory tract infection, nasal septum infection, some skin infections, some sexually transmitted infections like Neisseria gonorrhea etc.
Buy Taxim O 400mg should store in a cool and dry place. The temperature shouldn’t exceed 30°C. Keep away from direct sunlight contact. Dispose of properly after use.
Frequently asked questions (FAQs):
Q.1 What happens if you take too much Taxim O 400mg?
When a person takes too much or overdoses of Taxim O 400mg, one can suffer from severe side effects like drowsiness, skin rashes, breathing shortness, swelling on face and hands, tingling sensation, numbness in the body etc. Consult your doctor immediately when you notice any of the side effects mentioned above.
Q.2 How does Taxim O 400 mg work?
Taxim O 400 mg belongs to the semisynthetic cephalosporin drug class. It is bactericidal. It binds to penicillin-binding proteins sites and inhibits mucopeptides, which is an essential part of the bacterial cell wall. As a result, bacterial cell ruptures and dies due to inhibition of biosynthesis of the bacterial cell wall.
Q.3 How to take Taxim O 400 mg?
Take this medication as recommended by a doctor. Swallow or take it with water. Please don’t break it, chew it or crush it. Take it after eating something on an empty stomach, or it can upset the stomach. It is strictly prohibited in children below ten years age group. The different doses are recommended for the other age groups. The entire course lasts for 7-10 days. Follow all precautions and directions suggested by the doctor.
Q.4 What are the common drug interactions?
Taxim O 400mg interacts with many drugs and can alter their function, or due to interactions function of this medication also alters. Here are some everyday drug interactions gave below –
- Amikacin – use of this drug along with Taxim O 400mg can result in severe kidney problems
- Nifedipine – use of this drug along with Taxim O 400mg result in decreased efficacy of the recommended drug
- Warfarin – the risk or severity of bleeding will increase if warfarin is used along with Taxim O 400mg
- Furosemide – this drug can decrease the excretion time of Taxim O 400mg