Paraxin 250 Capsule (10)

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    Paraxin 250 Capsule (10) Information

    Paraxin 250 Capsule (10) is a prescription drug, available for use as Capsule. It is primarily used for the treatment of Bacterial Infections. Other than this, Paraxin 250 Capsule (10) has some other therapeutic uses, which have been discussed ahead.

    The correct dosage of Paraxin 250 Capsule (10) depends on the patient's age, gender, and medical history. Individual symptoms and route of administration also determines the right dosage. For detailed information on this, read through the dosage section.

    While these are the most often observed Paraxin 250 Capsule (10) side effects, there are can be others also. These have been listed below. Such side effects of Paraxin 250 Capsule (10) normally do not last long and go away once the treatment is completed. Please speak with your doctor if these side effects worsen or persist for a longer duration.

    Paraxin 250 Capsule (10)'s effect during pregnancy is Severe and Severe while nursing. Warnings related to Paraxin 250 Capsule (10)'s effects on the liver, heart and kidney, if any, have been listed below.

    Paraxin 250 Capsule (10) is contraindicated in people with pre-existing medical conditions like Kidney Disease, Liver Disease as it can result in adverse effects. Other conditions have been mentioned below in the Paraxin 250 Capsule (10) contraindications section.

    Besides this, Paraxin 250 Capsule (10) may also have severe interaction with some medicines. A complete list of these interactions is given below.

    Along with the above-mentioned precautions, remember that taking Paraxin 250 Capsule (10) is considered safe while driving, and is addictive.



    Paraxin 250 Capsule (10) Benefits & Uses

    Paraxin 250 Capsule (10) is used to treat the following -

    Main Benefits

    Other Benefits

    Paraxin 250 Capsule (10) Dosage & How to Take

    This is the usual dosage recommended in most common treatment cases. Please remember that every patient and their case is different, so the dosage can be different based on the disease, route of administration, patient's age and medical history.

    Find the right dosage based on disease and age

    Age Group Dosage
    Adult
    • Disease: Typhoid Fever
    • Before or After Meal: After Meal
    • Single Maximum Dose: 12.5 mg/kg
    • Dosage Form: Capsule
    • Dosage Route: Oral
    • Frequency: 6 hourly
    • Course Duration: 10 days
    • Special Instructions: As prescribed by the doctor
    Geriatric
    • Disease: Typhoid Fever
    • Before or After Meal: After Meal
    • Single Maximum Dose: 12.5 mg/kg
    • Dosage Form: Capsule
    • Dosage Route: Oral
    • Frequency: 6 hourly
    • Course Duration: 10 days
    • Special Instructions: As prescribed by the doctor
    13 - 18 years (Adolescent)
    • Disease: Typhoid Fever
    • Before or After Meal: After Meal
    • Single Maximum Dose: 12.5 mg/kg
    • Dosage Form: Capsule
    • Dosage Route: Oral
    • Frequency: 6 hourly
    • Course Duration: 10 days
    • Special Instructions: As prescribed by the doctor

    Paraxin 250 Capsule (10) Related Warnings

    • Is the use of Paraxin 250 Capsule (10) safe for pregnant women?


      Pregnant women may get severe side effects after taking Paraxin. If you are pregnant, do not take Paraxin without a doctor's advice.

      Severe
    • Is the use of Paraxin 250 Capsule (10) safe during breastfeeding?


      Women who are breastfeeding, may experience serious side effects after taking Paraxin. So it is adviced to consult the doctor before using it.

      Severe
    • What is the effect of Paraxin 250 Capsule (10) on the Kidneys?


      Paraxin rarely affects the kidneys.

      Mild
    • What is the effect of Paraxin 250 Capsule (10) on the Liver?


      There may be an adverse effect on the liver after taking Paraxin. If you observe any side effects on your body then stop taking this drug. Take this medicine again only if your doctor advises you to do so.

      Moderate
    • What is the effect of Paraxin 250 Capsule (10) on the Heart?


      Paraxin can have moderate side effects on the heart. If you notice any harmful effects then stop taking this drug right away. Consult your doctor before using this medicine again.

      Moderate


    Paraxin 250 Capsule (10) Contraindications

    If you are suffering from any of the following diseases, you should not take Paraxin 250 Capsule (10) unless your doctor advises you to do so -



    Frequently asked Questions about Paraxin 250 Capsule (10)

    • Is this Paraxin 250 Capsule (10) habit forming or addictive?


      Forming a habit of Paraxin 250 Capsule (10) has not been reported.

      No
    • Is it safe to drive or operate heavy machinery when consuming?


      Yes, you can comfortably use machinery or drive after taking Paraxin 250 Capsule (10) since it will not make you feel sleepy.

      Safe
    • Is it safe?


      Yes, but take Paraxin 250 Capsule (10) only as per medical advice.

      Safe, but take only on Doctor's advise
    • Is it able to treat mental disorders?


      There is no benefit of taking Paraxin 250 Capsule (10) for mental disorders.

      No

    Paraxin 250 Capsule (10) Interactions with Food and Alcohol

    • Interaction between Food and Paraxin 250 Capsule (10)


      When consumed with certain foods, Paraxin 250 Capsule (10) may take longer to have an effect. Contact your doctor about this.

      Mild
    • Interaction between Alcohol and Paraxin 250 Capsule (10)


      Due to lack of research, there is no information about the side effects of taking Paraxin 250 Capsule (10) with alcohol.

      Unknown


    Frequently asked Questions about Paraxin 250 Capsule (10)

    Question about 5 years ago

    Can Paraxin cause headache?

    Dr. Tarun kumar MBBS , Other

    Yes, Paraxin can cause a headache. It is a known side effect of this drug. If you experience a severe headache after taking this drug, take a mild painkiller, applying balms and complete rest even after this pain does not subside then discuss it with your doctor.

    Question about 5 years ago

    Is Paraxin safe to use?

    Dr. R.K Singh MBBS , Diabetology

    Yes, Paraxin is safe to use, if taken in prescribed amount and duration as advised by the doctor. However, certain side effects have been associated with this drug such as a headache, nausea, and vomiting. If you experience any of the above conditions after taking this medicine then do not hesitate to inform your doctor and follow his/her instructions.

    Question about 4 years ago

    Does Paraxin contain penicillin?

    Dr. Braj Bhushan Ojha BAMS , Gastroenterology, Dermatology, Psychiatry, Ayurveda, Sexology, Diabetology

    No, Paraxin does not contain penicillin. It contains chloramphenicol which belongs to the class of drugs known as amphenicols. It is a broad spectrum antibiotic which covers a wide range of bacteria which are generally found to be resistant to penicillin. It is also used for those patients who are allergic to penicillin and are suffering from the serious bacterial infection.

    Question almost 4 years ago

    Can I take Paraxin with paracetamol?

    Dr. Roshni Poonja MBBS , General Physician, Internal Medicine

    Yes, Paraxin can be taken with paracetamol. No drug-drug interaction has been reported between them. Paraxin is safe to take along with paracetamol if taken as recommended. 

    Question about 5 years ago

    Does Paraxin cause diarrhoea?

    Dr. Ram Saini MD, MBBS , General Physician

    Yes, Paraxin has been reported to cause diarrhoea and it is the most common side effect of this medicine. Drink plenty of fluids while you are taking this medicine. If you are experiencing severe diarrhoea after taking this drug, consult your doctor immediately without any further delay. 



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    This medicine data has been created by -

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    References

    US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) [Internet]. Maryland. USA; Package leaflet information for the user; Chloromycetin sodium succinate (chaloramphenicol sodium succinate)

    KD Tripathi. [link]. Seventh Edition. New Delhi, India: Jaypee Brothers Medical Publishers; 2013: Page No 739-742

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