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Cepodem 100mg Dry Suspension 30ml

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By RANBAXY LABORATORIES (SUN PHARMA)
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Therapeutic classification:

Antibiotic (cephalosporins)
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Medical Description

This medicine is an antibiotic helpful in treating bacterial infections. It belongs to the category of antibiotics known as cephalosporins.

Uses of Cepodem 100mg Dry Syp

  • Cepodem 100mg Dry Syp uses are in the following cases:
  • bacterial infection of the ear
  • infection on the skin
  • urinary tract infection
  • bacterial infection of the throat
  • sinuses
  • pneumonia
  • bronchitis

Contraindications of Cepodem 100mg Dry Syp

This medication must be avoided if the individual has abnormal liver function tests or conditions such as Clostridium difficile colitis. One must not take this medicine if they are allergic to cefpodoxime.
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Side effects of Cepodem 100mg Dry Syp

  • The probable Cepodem 100mg Dry Syp side effects include nausea and vomiting, mild stomach pain accompanied by diarrhoea, bloating and constipation, muscular discomfort, back pain, headache, tiredness, anxiety and nervousness, hyperactivity, restlessness
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Precautions and Warnings of Cepodem 100mg Dry Syp

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I take the medicine during pregnancy?
A:
This medicine is best avoided during pregnancy unless advised by the doctor.

Breast Feeding

Q:
Can I take the medicine while breastfeeding?
A:
The antibiotic can pass into human milk while breastfeeding in very minute quantities. Hence, if being taken while breastfeeding, the baby must be checked for diarrhoea.

Driving

Q:
Can I drive if I have consumed the medicine?
A:
The medicine has side effects such as confusion and loss of concentration. In case one experiences such symptoms, they must avoid driving.

Alcohol

Q:
Can I consume alcohol with Cepodem 100mg Dry Syp?
A:
There is no known interaction of this medicine with alcohol.

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
The course of medication must be completed even if one feels better after a few doses. In case of overdose, one must seek medical care.

Mode of Action of Cepodem 100mg Dry Syp

How Does It Work?

It is an antibiotic which means it inhibits the growth of bacteria and clears out the infection by preventing the bacteria from multiplying.

Directions for Use of Cepodem 100mg Dry Syp

  • There is no relevant information.

Interactions of Cepodem 100mg Dry Syp

Interactions with other medicines

  • One must keep their doctor informed in case they are taking any regular prescribed medicines or health supplements including herbal supplements.

Interactions with food items

  • This medication does not interact with food items.

Other general Interactions

No significant interactions are known.

Storage and disposal of Cepodem 100mg Dry Syp

The medicine must be stored at room temperature and should be kept away from heat and moisture.

Dosage of Cepodem 100mg Dry Syp

Overdose

  • In case an individual experiences an overdose of Cepodem 100mg Dry Syp dosage, they may go through symptoms such as pain in the abdomen, diarrhoea, nausea, vomiting and headaches. Medical attention is needed if there is an overdose.
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Missed a Dose

The missed dose should be taken as soon as one remembers. However, if it is time for the next dose, one must not take two doses together.

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

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Q: In what cases should this medicine be avoided?

A: If one is taking antacids, they must communicate this with the doctor as these medicines can decrease the absorption of the antibiotic.

Q: When should one consult the doctor in case of side effects?

A: In case one begins to have persistent symptoms of anxiety, restlessness and diarrhoea, they must seek medical attention.

Q: Before starting this medication what should I let my healthcare provider know?

A: One must provide their medical history and surgical history to the doctor before starting this medication.

Q: How long does the medication take to show effect?

A: One may start feeling better immediately after taking a few doses. However, the duration for which the medicine has to be taken will depend on the condition. Hence one must make sure that they complete the full course. Leaving the medication midway can cause the infection to return.
Last Updated on: 11 Oct 2019 | 09:56 PM (IST)

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