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Caricef 400mg capsule

Original price was: ₨415.00.Current price is: ₨373.50.

Caricef 400mg capsule is used to treat various bacterial infections like respiratory tract infections, urinary tract infections, skin infections, and otitis media in children. It contains Cefiximethat is a third-generation cephalosporin antibiotic. It works by inhibiting the synthesis of bacterial cell walls, ultimately leading to the weakening and destruction of the bacterial cells. It is Manufactured by the leading multinational pharmaceutical company- Sami Pharmaceutical.

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Caricef capsule uses

Cefixime, which is the active ingredient of Caricef 400mg capsule a potent antibiotic, that is commonly prescribed by doctors for treating various bacterial infections such as:

Respiratory tract infections

Caricef 400mg capsule is prescribed to treat bacterial infections of the respiratory tract, including bronchitis and pneumonia.

Urinary tract infections (UTIs)

It is effective against UTIs caused by susceptible bacteria.

Otitis media

Cefixime is used to treat middle ear infections, also known as otitis media, particularly in children.


These pills are sometimes used to treat gonorrhea, a sexually transmitted infection caused by Neisseria gonorrhoeae.

Skin and soft tissue infections

In some cases, cefixime is used to treat bacterial infections of the skin and soft tissues.

Typhoid fever

These tablets are used for the  treatment regimen for typhoid fever, caused by Salmonella typhi bacteria.

Caricef  capsule uses in urdu

سانس کی نالی کے انفیکشن: اسے سانس کی نالی کے بیکٹیریل انفیکشن کے علاج کے لیے تجویز کیا جاتا ہے، بشمول برونکائٹس اور نمونیا۔
پیشاب کی نالی کے انفیکشن: یہ حساس بیکٹیریا کی وجہ سے پیشاب کی نالی کے انفیکشن کے خلاف موثر ہے۔
اوٹائٹس میڈیا: سیفکسائم کو درمیانی کان کے انفیکشن کے علاج کے لیے استعمال کیا جا سکتا ہے، جسے اوٹائٹس میڈیا بھی کہا جاتا ہے، خاص طور پر بچوں میں۔
سوزاک: یہ گولیاں بعض اوقات سوزاک کے علاج کے لیے استعمال کی جاتی ہیں، ایک جنسی طور پر منتقل ہونے والا انفیکشن۔
جلد اور نرم بافتوں کے انفیکشن: بعض صورتوں میں، یہ جلد اور نرم بافتوں کے بیکٹیریل انفیکشن کے علاج کے لیے استعمال کیا جا سکتا ہے۔
ٹائیفائیڈ بخار: یہ سالمونیلا ٹائفی بیکٹیریا کی وجہ سے ٹائیفائیڈ بخار کے علاج کے طریقہ کار کا حصہ ہو سکتا ہے۔


For Adults

Dosage ranges from 400-800 mg per day, with a maximum dose of 1600 mg per day.

For Children

The recommended dosage is 10 mg/kg of body weight once a day, with a maximum of 400 mg per day.

Caricef  capsule side effects

Here are some potential side effects associated with cefixime:

  • Diarrhea
  • Abdominal pain
  • Nausea
  • Fatigue
  • Vomiting
  • Allergic reactions
  • Headaches
  • Loss of appetite
  • Urgency to urinate

Precautions and warnings

Instances where Caricef 400mg capsule may not be appropriate for use:

  • Allergy: Avoid Caricef 400mg capsule if allergic to cefixime or related ingredients. Severe allergic reactions, similar to those with penicillin, may occur, necessitating immediate medical attention for symptoms like hives, itching, or breathing difficulties.
  • Liver issues or severe infections: Caution is advised due to potential liver function test abnormalities and increased risk of liver failure, especially for individuals with a history of liver disease or compromised immunity.
  • Pregnancy or breastfeeding: Safety not established; consult a healthcare professional to assess risks versus benefits, as there may be potential birth defects or adverse effects on bone growth.
  • Tendon disorders: Exercise caution, as cefixime has been associated with cases of tendonitis and tendon disorders, particularly if there’s a history of these conditions.
  • Surgical or dental procedures: Inform healthcare providers of cefixime use, as it may heighten bleeding risks during such procedures, necessitating careful monitoring and management.

Price in Pakistan

Caricef 400mg capsules are available for Rs 373 in Pakistan.


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