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Cifigold Dry Syrup

Manufactured byPHARMASYNTH FORMULATIONS PVT LTD
ContainsCefixime (50 mg/5 ml) + Lactic Acid Bacillus (60 Million Spores)
Description

Cifigold Dry Syrup is a combination medicine which may be used to treat a variety of conditions such as urinary tract infections, ear infections, throat infections and lung infections caused by bacteria in patients who are at risk of antibiotic-associated diarrhea. This medicine is not recommended for use in case of common cold, flu or viral infections since it is active against the infections caused by certain bacterial species only.

Side effects

Major & minor side effects for Cifigold Dry Syrup

  • Abdominal pain
  • Dark or clay colored stools
  • Swelling of face, lips, eyelids, tongue, hands and feet
  • Dizziness
  • Acid or sour stomach
  • Excessive air or gas in stomach
  • Heart burn
  • Indigestion
  • Redness of the skin

Uses of Cifigold Dry Syrup

What is it prescribed for?

  • Urinary Tract Infection
  • Tonsilitis/Pharyngitis
  • Bronchitis
  • Acute otitis media
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Concerns

Commonly asked questions

  • How long does it take for this medicine to take effect?
    The effect of this medicine can be observed within 3 to 4 hours of administration of the dose.
  • How long do the effects of this medicine last?
    The amount of time for which this medicine remains active in the body is not clinically established.
  • Is it safe to consume alcohol while taking this medicine?
    Interaction with alcohol is unknown. It is advisable to consult your doctor before consumption.
  • Is this a habit forming medicine?
    No habit-forming tendencies were reported.
  • Can this medicine be taken during pregnancy?
    This medicine is not recommended for use in pregnant women unless absolutely necessary. All the risks and benefits should be discussed with the doctor before taking this medicine.
  • Can this medicine be taken while breast-feeding?
    This medicine is not recommended for use in breastfeeding women unless absolutely necessary. All the risks and benefits should be discussed with the doctor before taking this medicine.

Allergy

This medicine is not recommended for use in patients with a known allergy to this cefixime, lactic acid bacillus, other beta-lactam antibiotics, or any other inactive ingredients present in the formulation.
Warnings for special population

Pregnancy

This medicine is not recommended for use in pregnant women unless absolutely necessary. All the risks and benefits should be discussed with the doctor before taking this medicine.

Breast-feeding

This medicine is not recommended for use in breastfeeding women unless absolutely necessary. All the risks and benefits should be discussed with the doctor before taking this medicine.
General warnings

Kidney disease

This medicine should be used with caution in patients with a known history of impaired kidney function due to the increased risk of severe adverse effects. Close monitoring of kidney function, appropriate dose adjustments, or replacement with a suitable alternative may be required in some cases based on the clinical condition.

Bleeding disorders

This medicine should be used with caution in patients with bleeding disorders due to the increased risk of excessive bleeding. Regular monitoring of prothrombin time is necessary in such cases. Appropriate dose adjustments or replacement with a suitable alternative may be required based on the clinical condition.

Drug resistance

Usage of this medicine without sufficient proof or suspicion of a bacterial infection should be avoided. Irrational dosing might fail in providing the benefits and even cause toxicity. It may also increase the risk of development of bacteria that are drug-resistant.

Missed Dose

Take/Administer the missed dose as soon as you remember. If it is almost the time for your next dose, skip the missed dose. Do not double your dose to make up for the missed dose.

Overdose

Seek emergency medical treatment or contact the doctor in case of an overdose.
All drugs interact differently for person to person. You should check all the possible interactions with your doctor before starting any medicine.
Interaction with Alcohol

Description

Interaction with alcohol is unknown. It is advisable to consult your doctor before consumption.

Instructions

Interaction with alcohol is unknown. It is advisable to consult your doctor before consumption.
Interaction with Medicine

Cholera Vaccine

Amikacin

Furosemide

Chloramphenicol

Ethinyl Estradiol

Warfarin

Nifedipine

Disease interactions

Kidney disease

This medicine should be used with caution in patients with kidney diseases due to the increased risk of severe adverse effects. Close monitoring of kidney function tests is necessary while receiving this medicine. Appropriate dose adjustments or replacement with a suitable alternative might be required in some cases based on the clinical condition.
Food interactions
Information not available.
Lab interactions

Coombs test

Report the use of this medicine to the doctor if you are undergoing this test. A false positive result may be obtained if this test is performed while taking this medicine. Do not stop the use of any medicine without consulting your doctor.

Urine ketones test

Report the use of this medicine to the doctor if you are undergoing this test. A false-positive result may be obtained if this test is performed while taking this medicine. Do not stop the use of any medicine without consulting your doctor.
Take/Administer this medicine with or without food, as directed by the doctor. Do not consume/administer in larger or smaller amounts than advised/prescribed. Consult the doctor if you experience any undesirable side effects. Ensure that the treatment course is completed. Do not stop the use of this medicine without consulting your doctor.
Miscelleneous

Can be taken with or without food, as advised by your doctor

To be taken as instructed by doctor

Does not cause sleepiness

How it works
Cefixime works by interfering with certain processes that stop the growth of bacteria. Lactic acid bacillus restores body-friendly micro-organisms in the intestines.
Legal Status

Unknown

Unknown

Unknown

Unknown

Classification

Category

Third generation cephalosporins, Probiotics

Schedule

Schedule H

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https://www.drugbank.ca/drugs/DB00671

[Internet]. Accessdata.fda.gov. 2018 [cited 20 April 2018]. Available from:

https://www.accessdata.fda.gov/drugsatfda_docs/label/2012/203195s000lbl.pdf

[Internet]. Sporlac.com. 2019 [cited 13 May 2019]. Available from:

http://www.sporlac.com/prodsporlac-Ds.aspx

[Internet]. Indogulfgroup.com. 2019 [cited 13 May 2019]. Available from:

http://indogulfgroup.com/AE%20-%20Probiotics-%20Lactic%20Acid%20Bacillus.asp
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Information on this page was last updated on 13 Aug 2019

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