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Incef-LB

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Incef-LB uses

Incef-LB consists of Cefixime, Lactobacillus.

Cefixime:


Incef-LB information

Incef-LB (Cefixime) is a semi-synthetic cephalosporin antibiotic, destined for oral use, which is able to reduce the development of the drug resistant bacteria.

Incef-LB indications

Incef-LB (Cefixime) is usually prescribed by doctors and personal health care providers to patients who are suffering from bacterial infections of the ears, throat, chest, urinary tract and to the individuals who have been diagnosed with the presence of a mild form of gonorrhea.

Incef-LB (Cefixime) may also be recommended in the treatment of other medical conditions, but only if the personal health care provider, pharmacist or doctor recommends it.

Incef-LB warnings

Patients should inform their doctor if they have had allergies to penicillin and cephalosporin antibiotics, if they have stomach and intestinal diseases (such as colitis). If the patients see no amelioration of the symptoms after a few days of treatment they should announce their caregiver. Patients who are experiencing vomiting, nausea and severe diarrhea during the treatment with Incef-LB (Cefixime) should talk with their doctor before taking anti-diarrheal drugs, because some of these medical products (like Lomotil or Paregoric) may worsen these symptoms.

The intake of Incef-LB (Cefixime) is known to cause false urine-sugar test results in the case of the diabetic patients. These patients should tell their doctor that they are taking Incef-LB (Cefixime), before they submit an urine sample. Individuals who are suffering from any kidney disorder should discuss with their doctor before beginning the treatment with this medicine, because they usually need dose adjustments in order for this drug not to interfere with their medical condition.

Women who are pregnant or are planning to become pregnant should discuss this matter with their personal health care provider or doctor, before beginning the treatment with Incef-LB (Cefixime), as this medicine may harm the baby.

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Incef-LB intake guidelines

Patients are recommended to ask their doctor how to take every dose of Incef-LB (Cefixime) in order to obtain the best results during and after the treatment. Patients should pay attention to the doctor's recommendations and under no circumstances should they deviate from them. In the cases in which the patients have more questions about their treatment they should ask their doctor or pharmacist for further information.

As we said before, the dose of this drug must be adjusted for patients who are suffering from renal impairment, for individuals who are undergoing ambulatory peritoneal dialysis and hemodialysis.

This medicine can be taken in without food, but the patients who develop an upset stomach are recommended to take it with food, even if food slows down the rate of Fixi's absorption. Patients, who are using a liquid from of this medicine, are recommended to use a measuring spoon, in order to be able to accurately measure their dose of Incef-LB (Cefixime).

Incef-LB dosage

The individuals will be prescribed by their personal health care provider the exact dose of Incef-LB (Cefixime) that they should use daily. Patients should not ignore the doctor's recommendations. Adult patients who are suffering from urethral gonococcal infections and uncomplicated cervical infections are usually recommended 400 mg per day. Children are recommended to take 8 mg per kilogram daily. This quantity may be taken as a single dose or divided in two doses which are to be taken every 12 hours.

Children who are known to weigh more than 50 kilograms and children who are older than 12 years are usually prescribed by their personal health care provider the adult dose of this medication, which consists in 400mg of drug which should be ingested daily.

As the functions of the kidneys usually decrease with age and as this medicine is eliminated from the organism by the kidneys, the personal health care provider will prescribe the elderly people only a small dose of Incef-LB (Cefixime).

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Incef-LB overdose

Patients who believe that they have taken an overdose of Incef-LB (Cefixime) should immediately announce their doctor. Your personal physician will ask you to remain in the hospital for further tests and symptomatic treatment.

It is well known that any drug which is taken in excess can lead to a series of symptoms. In the case of a Incef-LB (Cefixime) overdose, the symptoms which a patient can experience include the following: nausea, diarrhea, vomiting, headaches, blood in the urine and upper abdominal pain.

Incef-LB Missed Dose

Patients are recommended to try to respect the schedule which their doctor gave them and not to skip any dose of Incef-LB (Cefixime). Individuals, who are supposed to take this medicine once a day and forget to take one of the doses, should take it as soon as they remember; then, they must wait 12 hours before the next dose. After taking the second dose of this product, the patients can return to their normal schedule.

Patients, who are taking Incef-LB (Cefixime) twice a day and forget to take one of the doses, should take it as soon as they recall and wait at least 6 hours before taking the next dose. After taking the second dose, they can proceed with their normal schedule.

Patients who are taking Incef-LB (Cefixime) three times a day and forget to take one or more of their scheduled doses, can take a dose of this remedy as soon as they remember, and wait at least 4 hours before taking the next dose; after this they can return to their regular schedule.

Incef-LB side effects

It is a well known the fact that any medicine has its side effects; in the case of Incef-LB (Cefixime), the clinical manifestations which can appear include: abdominal pain, gas, indigestion, loose stools, nausea, vomiting and mild diarrhea, headaches, itching, fever, dizziness and inflammation of the large intestine.

Incef-LB drug reactions

Patients should inform their doctor before beginning their treatment if they are taking Tegretol (which is a seizure medication) or Coumadin (which is an anticlotting medication). Patients should also inform their doctor of all the prescription and non prescription medicines that they are taking, including vitamins and herbal products.

Lactobacillus:


This product contains the bacteria Incef-LB (Lactobacillus) acidophilus, which is naturally found in the stomach / intestines. Some conditions (such as antibiotic use) can cause problems with the normal balance of bacteria in the stomach/intestines, resulting in diarrhea. This product can help restore the normal balance of intestinal bacteria. This product has been used for diarrhea and other stomach/intestinal problems. It has also been used for vaginal and urinary tract infections. Some diet supplement products have been found to contain possibly harmful impurities/additives. Check with your pharmacist for more details regarding the particular brand you use. The FDA has not reviewed this product for safety or effectiveness. Consult your doctor or pharmacist for more details.

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Incef-LB pharmaceutical active ingredients containing related brand and generic drugs:

infoActive ingredient is the part of the drug or medicine which is biologically active. This portion of the drug is responsible for the main action of the drug which is intended to cure or reduce the symptom or disease. The other portions of the drug which are inactive are called excipients; there role is to act as vehicle or binder. In contrast to active ingredient, the inactive ingredient's role is not significant in the cure or treatment of the disease. There can be one or more active ingredients in a drug.


Incef-LB available forms, composition, doses:

infoForm of the medicine is the form in which the medicine is marketed in the market, for example, a medicine X can be in the form of capsule or the form of chewable tablet or the form of tablet. Sometimes same medicine can be available as injection form. Each medicine cannot be in all forms but can be marketed in 1, 2, or 3 forms which the pharmaceutical company decided based on various background research results.
Composition is the list of ingredients which combinedly form a medicine. Both active ingredients and inactive ingredients form the composition. The active ingredient gives the desired therapeutic effect whereas the inactive ingredient helps in making the medicine stable.
Doses are various strengths of the medicine like 10mg, 20mg, 30mg and so on. Each medicine comes in various doses which is decided by the manufacturer, that is, pharmaceutical company. The dose is decided on the severity of the symptom or disease.


Incef-LB destination | category:

infoDestination is defined as the organism to which the drug or medicine is targeted. For most of the drugs what we discuss, human is the drug destination.
Drug category can be defined as major classification of the drug. For example, an antihistaminic or an antipyretic or anti anginal or pain killer, anti-inflammatory or so.


Incef-LB Anatomical Therapeutic Chemical codes:

infoA medicine is classified depending on the organ or system it acts [Anatomical], based on what result it gives on what disease, symptom [Therapeutical], based on chemical composition [Chemical]. It is called as ATC code. The code is based on Active ingredients of the medicine. A medicine can have different codes as sometimes it acts on different organs for different indications. Same way, different brands with same active ingredients and same indications can have same ATC code.


Incef-LB pharmaceutical companies:

infoPharmaceutical companies are drug manufacturing companies that help in complete development of the drug from the background research to formation, clinical trials, release of the drug into the market and marketing of the drug.
Researchers are the persons who are responsible for the scientific research and is responsible for all the background clinical trials that resulted in the development of the drug.


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References

  1. Dailymed."SUPRAX (CEFIXIME) CAPSULE [PD-RX PHARMACEUTICALS, INC.]". https://dailymed.nlm.nih.gov/dailym... (accessed August 28, 2018).
  2. Dailymed."CEFIXIME: DailyMed provides trustworthy information about marketed drugs in the United States. DailyMed is the official provider of FDA label information (package inserts).". https://dailymed.nlm.nih.gov/dailym... (accessed August 28, 2018).
  3. "CEFIXIME". https://pubchem.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/co... (accessed August 28, 2018).

Frequently asked Questions

Can i drive or operate heavy machine after consuming Incef-LB?

Depending on the reaction of the Incef-LB after taken, if you are feeling dizziness, drowsiness or any weakness as a reaction on your body, Then consider Incef-LB not safe to drive or operate heavy machine after consumption. Meaning that, do not drive or operate heavy duty machines after taking the capsule if the capsule has a strange reaction on your body like dizziness, drowsiness. As prescribed by a pharmacist, it is dangerous to take alcohol while taking medicines as it exposed patients to drowsiness and health risk. Please take note of such effect most especially when taking Primosa capsule. It's advisable to consult your doctor on time for a proper recommendation and medical consultations.

Is Incef-LB addictive or habit forming?

Medicines are not designed with the mind of creating an addiction or abuse on the health of the users. Addictive Medicine is categorically called Controlled substances by the government. For instance, Schedule H or X in India and schedule II-V in the US are controlled substances.

Please consult the medicine instruction manual on how to use and ensure it is not a controlled substance.In conclusion, self medication is a killer to your health. Consult your doctor for a proper prescription, recommendation, and guidiance.

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