ZAXIME100 mg/5 ml


ZAXIME100 mg/5 ml
Suspension 100 mg/5 ml

Zaxime (Cefixime) is an antibiotic that belonging to third generation of cephalosporines that is used orally in treatment of infectants such as gonorrhea, otitis media, pharyngitis, bronchitis and tract infections
Basic instructions for proper use of drugs:
This medication is prescribed for your current condition, therefor do not use it in similar cases or do not recommend it to others. Before taking this medication with your doctor in the following cases:
•    In the case of sensitivity to penicillens, cephalosporines, penicillamine and their derivatives, Griseofulvin and also sensitivity to other materials such as foods, protecting materials and colors
•    History of gastrointestinal diseases, including gastritis, duodenal ulcer, colitis and kidney disease.
•    Patients receiving anticoagulants. (Cefixime may increase the prothrombin time )
•    Before doing any type of laboratory testing or use of birth control pills
•    In case of diarrhea after taking this medication, do not take any anti-diarrhea medication without consulting your doctor.
•    Concomitant use of drugs with aminoglycosides or vancomycin, increases the risk of renal toxicity.
Side Effects
Each drug along with desired therapeutic effects, may cause some unwanted symptoms. Although all of this symptoms, is not seen in one person, but in the event of any of the following symptoms consult with your doctor:
•    Gastrointestinal side effects including diarrhea and changes in stools, nausea, vomiting "indigestion and abdominal pain
•    Allergic reactions including drug fever, rash, hives, itching
•    Central nervous system effects such as headache and dizziness
Suspension Preparation Method:
•    Shake the bottle several times until the powder particles separate from each other. Then add boiled and cooled water to bottle until marked line in two stages and Shake well each time until obtaining a homogeneous suspension. Take zaxime suspension with a module inside the box consumers or a module that supply the needed amount to patient (5mL).
•    Rinse the module before and after using.
•    Keep drug away from moisture and light and below 30°C (preferred 15-30°C) and keep in original pack.
•    The prepared suspension can be maintenance for 7 days at room temperature and 14 days in refrigerator after preparation.
•    Do not use expired drug
•    Keep away from children reach.
Administration and Dose:
The doctor determines the dosage of the medication, the usual dosage of the drug are as follows:
•    Children: For children with weight less than 50 kg, 8 mg per kg of body weight every 24 hours or 4 mg oral suspension in for each Kg of body weight every 12 hours.
•    Babies: For babies under 6 months of drug therapy should be under the supervision of a physician.
•    Take the drug at regulate intervals with meal or empty stomach and in the case of Stimulate the digestive, take along meal.
•    If you forget a dose of medicine, take it as soon as you remember, but if  it is  almost time to take the next turn, take prescribed dose and do not duplicate it.
•    In the case of over dose taking of drug, stop treatment and take the patient to medical center immediately.
Dosage Forms
•    Ready powder for preparation of suspensions 100mg/5mL (100mL) and 100mg/5mL (100mL).