Rifagut

International Brand: Xifaxan
Active Ingredients: Rifaximin
Medicine Name: Rifagut
Company Name: Sun
Pack Size: Pack of 30 tablets
Dosages: 400mg
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Description

What is Rifagut for:

This medication is an antibiotic, prescribed for travelers diarrhea caused by certain bacteria and liver disease affecting the brain (hepatic encephalopathy). It prevents the growth of bacteria inside the intestine (gut).

How does Rifagut work:

Rifaximin works to harm the bacteria and fight the infection. It works to lower the ammonia-making bacteria in the bowel in patients with hepatic coma.

How should Rifagut be used:

It comes as a tablet to take by mouth. It is usually taken with or without food three times a day for 3 days. Traveler?s Diarrhea-It is administered orally in a dose of 600 mg in 3 divided doses for a 3-day course. For hepatic encephalopathy, it is administered as 1100 mgday in 2 divided doses.

Common side effects of Rifagut :

Headache. Dizziness. Muscle pain. Upset stomach or throwing up. Many small meals, good mouth care, sucking hard, sugar-free candy, or chewing sugar-free gum may help. Swelling in the arms or legs.

What do I do if I miss a dose

Take a missed dose as soon as you think about it. If it is close to the time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and go back to your normal time. Do not take 2 doses at the same time or extra doses. Do not change the dose or stop this drug. Talk with the doctor.

What precautions should I take when taking Rifagut :

If you have an allergy to rifaximin or any other part of this drug. Tell your doctor if you are allergic to any drugs. Make sure to tell about the allergy and what signs you had. This includes telling about rash; hives; itching; shortness of breath; wheezing; cough; swelling of face, lips, tongue, or throat; or any other signs. If you have any of these health problems: Blood in the stool or fever.

When do I need to seek medical help

If you think there was an overdose, call your local poison control center or ER right away. Signs of a very bad reaction to the drug. These include wheezing; chest tightness; fever; itching; bad cough; blue or gray skin color; seizures; or swelling of face, lips, tongue, or throat. Black, tarry, or bloody stools. Any rash. Side effect or health problem is not better or you are feeling worse.

Can I take Rifaximin with other medicines:

Sometimes drugs are not safe when you take them with certain other drugs and food. – Taking them together can cause bad side effects. – Be sure to talk to your doctor about all the drugs you take.

Are there any food restrictions

Avoid Alcohol

How do I store Rifagut :

Store in a cool, dry place away from the reach of children. – Medicines must not be used past the expiry date.

Pregnancy Category

Category C : Animal reproduction studies have shown an adverse effect on the fetus and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in humans, but potential benefits may warrant use of the drug in pregnant women despite potential risks.

Therapeutic Classification

Other Antibiotics

Cipro

International Brand: Generic Cipro
Active Ingredients: Ciprofloxacin
Medicine Name: Cipro
Company Name: Generic Manufacturer
Pack Size: Pack of 30 tablets
Dosages: 250mg, 500mg, 750mg
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Description

INDICATIONS

Cipro is used to treat different types of bacterial infections. It may also be used to prevent or slow anthrax after exposure. Cipro is an antibiotic in a group of drugs called fluoroquinolones. It fights bacteria in the body. It works by stopping the production of essential proteins needed by the bacteria to survive. Cipro will not treat a viral infection such as the common cold or flu.

INSTRUCTIONS

Take Cipro exactly as it was prescribed for you.

  • Do not take it in larger doses or for longer than recommended by your doctor. Follow the directions on your prescription label.
  • Take Cipro with a full glass of water (8 ounces). Drink several extra glasses of fluid each day while you are taking Cipro.
  • Do not crush, chew or break the tablet. Swallow the pill whole. It is specially made to release medicine slowly in the body. Breaking the pill would cause too much of the drug to be released at one time.
  • Cipro may be taken with or without food, but take it at the same time each day.
  • Do not take Cipro with dairy products such as milk or yogurt, or with calcium-fortified juice. You may eat or drink these products as part of a regular meal, but do not use them alone when taking Cipro. They could make the medication less effective.
  • Take this medication for as many days as it has been prescribed for you even if you begin to feel better. Your symptoms may get better before the infection is completely treated.
  • If you miss a dose of Cipro, use it as soon as possible. If it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and go back to your regular dosing schedule. Do not use 2 doses at once.

Ask your health care provider any questions you may have about how to use Cipro.

STORAGE

Store Cipro at room temperature away from moisture and heat. Keep Cipro out of the reach of children and away from pets.

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Active Ingredient: Ciprofloxacin hydrochloride.

Cephalexin

BRAND IN US: Xifaxan
BRAND IN INDIA: Rifagut
MFG: ALKEM LABS LTD.
Active Ingredient: cephalexin
Dosages: 250mg, 500mg
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Description

INDICATIONS

Cephalexin is used for treating certain bacterial infections. Cephalexin is a cephalosporin antibiotic. It works by interfering with the bacteria’s cell wall formation. This weakens the cell wall, causing it to rupture, and kills the bacteria.

INSTRUCTIONS

Use Cephalexin as directed by your doctor.

  • Take Cephalexin by mouth with or without food.
  • To clear up your infection completely, take Cephalexin for the full course of treatment. Keep taking it even if you feel better in a few days.
  • If you miss a dose of Cephalexin, take it as soon as possible. If it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and go back to your regular dosing schedule. Do not take 2 doses at once.

Ask your health care provider any questions you may have about how to use Cephalexin.

STORAGE

Store Cephalexin at 77 degrees F (25 degrees C). Brief storage at temperatures between 59 and 86 degrees F (15 and 30 degrees C) is permitted. Store away from heat, moisture, and light. Do not store in the bathroom. Keep Cephalexin out of the reach of children and away from pets.

Zithromax

International Brand: Generic Zithromax
Active Ingredients: Azithromycin
Medicine Name: Zithromax
Company Name: AUROBINDO PHARMA LTD
Dosages: 100mg, 250mg, 500mg
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Description

INDICATIONS

Zithromax is used for treating mild to moderate infections caused by certain bacteria. It may also be used alone or with other medicines to treat or prevent certain infections in persons with advanced HIV infection. Zithromax is a macrolide antibiotic. It slows the growth of, or sometimes kills, sensitive bacteria by reducing the production of important proteins needed by the bacteria to survive.

INSTRUCTIONS

Use Zithromax as directed by your doctor.

  • Take Zithromax by mouth with or without food. If stomach upset occurs, take with food to reduce stomach irritation.
  • Do not take an antacid that has aluminum or magnesium in it within 1 hour before or 2 hours after you take Zithromax.
  • Zithromax works best if it is taken at the same time each day.
  • To clear up your infection completely, use Zithromax for the full course of treatment. Keep using it even if you feel better in a few days.
  • If you miss a dose of Zithromax, take it as soon as possible. If it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and go back to your regular dosing schedule. Do not take 2 doses at once.

Ask your health care provider any questions you may have about how to use Zithromax.

STORAGE

Store Zithromax below 86 degrees F (30 degrees C). Store away from heat, moisture, and light. Do not store in the bathroom. Keep Zithromax out of the reach of children and away from pets.

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Active Ingredient: Azithromycin.

Doxycycline

BRAND IN US: Acticlate, Doryx, Doryx MPC.
BRAND IN INDIA: Doxycycline
MFG: Kent Pharma Ltd
Active Ingredient: doxycycline hyclate
Dosages: 100mg
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Description

INDICATIONS

Doxycycline is used for treating infections caused by certain bacteria. It may be used in combination with other medicines to treat certain amoeba infections. It may also be used to prevent or slow the progression of anthrax after exposure. Doxycycline is a tetracycline antibiotic. It works by slowing the growth of bacteria. Slowing bacteria’s growth allows the body’s immune system to destroy the bacteria.

INSTRUCTIONS

Take Doxycycline exactly as it was prescribed for you.

  • Do not take the medication in larger amounts, or take it for longer than recommended by your doctor. Follow the directions on your prescription label.
  • Take Doxycycline with a full glass of water (8 ounces).
  • Do not take the medication with milk or other dairy products, unless your doctor has told you to. Dairy products can make it harder for your body to absorb the medicine.
  • Do not crush, break, or open a capsule. Swallow the pill whole. It is specially made to release medicine slowly in the body. Breaking or opening the pill would cause too much of the drug to be released at one time.
  • Take Doxycycline for the entire length of time prescribed by your doctor. Your symptoms may get better before the infection is completely treated.
  •  Doxycycline will not treat a viral infection such as the common cold or flu.
  •  Do not give this medicine to another person, even if they have the same condition you have.
  • If you need to have any type of surgery, tell the surgeon ahead of time that you are taking Doxycycline. You may need to stop using the medicine for a short time.
  • Do not take any Doxycycline after the expiration date printed on the label. Using expired Doxycycline can cause damage to your kidneys.
  • Do not give Doxycycline to a child younger 8 years. It can cause permanent yellowing or graying of the teeth, and it can affect a child’s growth.
  • If you miss a dose of Doxycycline, use it as soon as possible. If it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and go back to your regular dosing schedule. Do not use 2 doses at once.

Ask your health care provider any questions you may have about how to use Doxycycline.

STORAGE

Store Doxycycline at room temperature between 68 and 77 degrees F (20 and 25 degrees C) in a tightly closed container. Brief periods at temperatures of 59 to 86 degrees F (15 to 30 degrees C) are permitted. Store away from heat, moisture, and light. Do not store in the bathroom. Keep Doxycycline out of the reach of children and away from pets.

Almox

BRAND IN US: Amoxicillin
BRAND IN INDIA: Almox – 250
MFG: Alkem Laboratories Ltd.
Active Ingredient: Amoxicillin
Strength: 250mg, 500mg
Pack Size: Pack of 30 Capsules
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Description

INDICATIONS

Amoxil is used for treating infections caused by certain bacteria. It is also used with other medicines to treat Helicobacter pylori infection and ulcers of the small intestines. Amoxil is a penicillin antibiotic. It works by killing sensitive bacteria.

INSTRUCTIONS

Use Amoxil as directed by your doctor.

  • Take Amoxil by mouth with or without food. If stomach upset occurs, take with food to reduce stomach irritation.
  • To clear up your infection completely, take Amoxil for the full course of treatment. Keep taking it even if you feel better in a few days.
  • If you miss a dose of Amoxil, take it as soon as possible. If it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and go back to your regular dosing schedule. Do not take 2 doses at once.

Ask your health care provider any questions you may have about how to use Amoxil.

STORAGE

Store Amoxil at or below 77 degrees F (25 degrees C). Store away from heat, moisture, and light. Do not store in the bathroom. Keep Amoxil out of the reach of children and away from pets.

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Active Ingredient: Amoxicillin