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Augpod 325mg Tab

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By ELDER PHARMACEUTICALS LTD
10 Tablet(s) in Strip
MRP 250.00*
Inclusive of all taxes
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Cefpodoxime(200.0 Mg) + Clavulanic Acid(125.0 Mg)
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Therapeutic classification
ANTIBIOTIC

Medical Description

Augpod Tablet is an antibiotic that is used to treat infection of the urinary tract, lungs, airways, sinus, throat and windpipe. It is a combination medicine containing cefpodoxime and clavulanic acid...
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    Uses
    Contraindications
    Side effects
    Precautions and Warnings
    Mode of Action
    Directions for Use
    Interactions
    Storage and disposal
    Dosage
    FAQs
    References
    Other Products
    Quick Summary
uses

Uses of Augpod 325mg Tab

Augpod Tablet is used for the treatment of bacterial infections of the skin, ear, respiratory tract, urinary tract, lungs, throat and tonsil, sexually transmitted diseases.
contraindications

Contraindications of Augpod 325mg Tab

  • If you have an allergy to this medicine or any of the ingredients of Augpod Tablet.
  • If you have an infection that is caused by the bacteria Clostridium difficile.
  • If you are allergic to the cephalosporin class of antibiotics.
  • If you have problems with your liver or kidney.
  • If you are suffering from fits.
sideEffects

Side effects of Augpod 325mg Tab

  • Headache
  • Nausea
  • Vomiting
  • Stomach pain
  • Diarrhoea
precautionsAndWarnings

Precautions and Warnings of Augpod 325mg Tab

pregnancy

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I take Augpod Tablet during pregnancy?
A:
You should consult your doctor before using Augpod Tablet as there is limited information about its safety during pregnancy. Your doctor will only prescribe you this medicine if considered essential after assessing the benefits over risks.
breastfeeding

Breast Feeding

Q:
Can I take Augpod Tablet while breastfeeding?
A:
Components of Augpod Tablet are secreted in breast milk in low amounts. Thus, your doctor will decide of either discontinuing the medicine or the breastfeeding after assessing the potential risk on breastfeeding infant over risk of delayed treatment on breastfeeding mother.
driving

Driving

Q:
Can I drive if I have consumed Augpod Tablet?
A:
It is advisable not to drive or use machines when you have taken Augpod Tablet as it may cause dizziness.
alcohol

Alcohol

Q:
Can I consume alcohol with Augpod Tablet?
A:
Avoid consuming alcohol when taking Augpod Tablet as it can cause facial flushing, nausea, vomiting or a more severe reaction.
otherGeneralWarnings

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • You have a history of allergic reactions to any antibiotic medicine.
  • You are suffering from persistent diarrhoea when on Augpod Tablet or even after discontinuing this medicine.
  • You regularly consume alcohol in excess.
modeOfAction

Mode of Action of Augpod 325mg Tab

How Does It Work?

  • Augpod Tablet works by the combined action of both its components: cefpodoxime and clavulanic acid
  • Cefpodoxime controls the growth of bacteria and kills them by inhibiting the synthesis of the bacterial cell wall. However, the bacteria make an enzyme (beta-lactamases) that can destroy Cefpodoxime.
  • Clavulanic acid inactivates this enzyme and hence helps Cefpodoxime to function optimally.
directionsForUse

Directions for Use of Augpod 325mg Tab

Augpod Tablet should be taken as directed by your doctor. Swallow it as a whole with a glass of water. Do not cut, break or chew the medicine. It should be taken after your meals to avoid stomach disc...
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interactions

Interactions of Augpod 325mg Tab

Interactions with other medicines

  • Some medicines can affect the way Augpod Tablet works or this medicine itself can reduce the effectiveness of other medicines taken at the same time.
  • Tell your doctor about all the medicines, supplements or herbals you are currently taking or might take to avoid any possible interactions.
  • Medicines used to treat gout-like probenecid as they may alter the way your kidney functions.
  • If you are taking other medicines like Cyclosporine, Cisplatin, Indomethacin, inform your doctor as your kidney functions need to be monitored more closely.

Interactions with food items

Augpod Tablet should be taken after food to avoid any stomach discomforts.
storageAndDisposal

Storage and disposal of Augpod 325mg Tab

  • Store Augpod Tablet in a cool and dry place.
  • Keep it in original packaging to protect it from light.
  • Keep the medicine out of the reach of children.
  • Do not use expired or damaged medicines.
  • Discard unused medicine properly. Do not flush it in the toilet or throw it into the drain.
dosage

Dosage of Augpod 325mg Tab

Overdose

  • Symptoms of an overdose include nausea, vomiting and diarrhoea.
  • If you are suffering from kidney problems and you take more of this medicine, brain diseases may occur.
  • Contact your doctor immediately or visit the nearest hospital if you think you have taken too much of Augpod Tablet.

Missed a Dose

  • It is advisable not to miss any dose of antibiotics as it can result in the failure of therapy.
  • If you have missed taking any dose of Augpod Tablet, take it as soon as you remember.
  • If it's time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and continue with your regular dosing schedule.
  • Do not take a double dose of this medicine to compensate for the missed one.

Content Details

WRITTEN BY
doctor

Dr. Nikita Toshi

BDS (Bachelor of Dental Surgery)

REVIEWED BY
doctor

Dr. Ritu Budania

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

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Q: How long should I take Augpod Tablet?

A: You need to complete the full course of medicine, as per your doctor's prescribed duration. If you stop taking Augpod Tablet before completing the treatment, there may be chances that the infection may reoccur.

Q: Can I take Augpod Tablet for flu?

A: Flu is a common cold that is generally caused by viruses. Augpod Tablet only works against bacteria and not viruses. Do not self-medicate, as this antibiotic is for severe infections. Seek medical help and follow your doctor's advice.

Q: Can we consume alcohol with Augpod Tablet?

  • You should avoid consuming alcohol along with this medicine as alcohol and Augpod Tablet have similar side effects.
  • The concomitant use can further increase the side effects.
  • Alcohol slows down body's functions and can reduce energy levels which can delay the recovery from illness.

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Quick Summary

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ContainsCefpodoxime(200.0 Mg),Clavulanic Acid(125.0 Mg)
UsesBacterial infection
Side effectsHeadache, nausea, vomiting, stomach pain, diarrhoea
Last Updated on: 13 May 2021 | 05:25 PM (IST)
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