Table of contents
- What is Milixim?
- Content and Composition of Milixim
- How Does Milixim Work?
- Milixim Tablet Uses
- Milixim Side-Effects
- Contraindications of Milixim
- Precautions While Using Milixim
- Milixim Dosage
- Milixim Drug Interactions
- Substitutes for Milixim
What is Milixim?
Milixim 200mg is a type of broad-spectrum antibiotic which used to treat disease caused by bacteria. Milixim is not prescribed in case of common cold, flu, and disease which are caused due to viral infection. Milixim is active only for bacterial infections. Read on to know about working, side effects, precautions, and contraindications of Milixim.
Content and Composition of Milixim
- Cefixime (200mg)
Manufactured by – Milixim is manufactured by Glenmark Pharmaceuticals Ltd
Type of medicine – Antibiotic
Available forms – Available in the form of Tablets
How Does Milixim Work?
Militia contains Cefixime as an active ingredient. Cefixime belongs to the class of cephalosporins. Cell wall in bacteria is essential for existence. Cefixime inhibits the synthesis of the cell wall in bacteria by binding to specific penicillin-binding proteins. These proteins are situated inside the cell wall of bacteria. After the inhibition of cell wall synthesis, cell lysis occurs through the autolytic enzymes. It is also believed that Cefixime also interferes with autolytic enzyme inhibitors.
Milixim Tablet Uses
- Urinary Tract Infection
- Gonococcal Infection
- Tonsillitis /Pharyngitis
- Lungs infection
- Stomach pain
- Redness of skin
- Sore throat
- Swelling of face, lips, eyelids, tongue, hands, and feet
- Dark or clay-colored stools
- Excessive air or gas in the stomach
- Acid or sour stomach
Contraindications of Milixim
Stop taking or do not use this drug if you are suffering from the following conditions:
Allergy: Do not use Milixim 200 mg if you are allergic to Cefixime or any of the other ingredient present in Milixim.
Calcium containing products: Milixim should not be used along with calcium-containing products as this may alter its absorption. You should have a sufficient gap during the administration of Milixim and calcium-containing products.
Precautions While Using Milixim
Do not use Milixim 200 mg with other medicines because this can cause a harmful and serious unwanted effect. With a combination of drug Milixim 200 mg change and modify their effect on a patient’s body. Consult with your doctor before taking other medicines such as vitamin supplement, herbal drugs, and other medical prescriptions. Doctor helps to minimize the side effect while prescribing the drugs by suitably scheduling the administration of various interacting drugs.
Alcohol: There is no interaction of alcohol with Milixim, but if you have a headache after taking Milixim, drinking alcohol may worsen it.
Pregnancy: Although animal studies did not provide any evidence that Cefixime harms the fetus, however, the use of Milixim recommends in case the patient essentially requires this drug.
Breastfeeding: This drug does not prescribe during breastfeeding because during breastfeeding a little part of this drug can go with milk which can cause side effects. However, this drug causes low and no adverse effect on a baby so discuss with your doctor before taking this medicine.
Use in children: Children might not be able to swallow Milixim. Use other dosage forms to treat infections in children.
Driving: In some cases, this medicine causes dizziness. Don’t drive a vehicle unless you feel fit for driving.
Take an accurate amount which prescribed form a doctor. The doctor will recommend dosage on a base of the severity of the infection.
Do not miss any dose of this medicine. If you missed any dose by mistake then take it as soon as possible. Never take two doses simultaneously as this may lead to overdose. In case of an overdose of this medicine immediately tell your doctor.
Milixim Drug Interactions
Following drugs and substances may interact with Milixim. Avoid taking these simultaneously with Milixim. It may either cause toxicity or may lead to less therapeutic effects.
- Cholera Vaccine
- Ethinyl Estradiol
Substitutes for Milixim
Following are the possible substitutes for Milixim:
- Rexim O 200 Mg Tablet – manufactured by Zydus Cadila
- Cefiglen 200 Mg Tablet – manufactured by Glenmark Pharmaceuticals Ltd
- Omnicef O 200 Mg Tablet – manufactured by Aristo Pharmaceuticals Pvt Ltd
- Redicate 200 Mg Tablet – manufactured by Dr Reddy’s Laboratories Ltd
- Qceph 200 Mg Tablet – manufactured by Emcure Pharmaceuticals Ltd
- Taxim-O 200mg Tablet – manufactured by Alkem Laboratories Ltd
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