Cepodem 100mg Strip Of 10 Tablets
Cepodem 100mg Strip Of 10 Tablets

Cepodem 100mg Strip Of 10 Tablets

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Cefpodoxime(100.0 Mg)
Therapeutic classification
ANTIBIOTIC

Medical Description

Cepodem Dt Tablet contains cefpodoxime as its active ingredient. It is an antibiotic medicine. Cepodem Dt Tablet is used to treat various types of bacterial infections of the ear, nose, throat, lungs,...
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Uses of Cepodem Dt 100 MG

Cepodem Dt Tablet is used for the treatment of bacterial infection caused by various susceptible bacterial organisms mainly of the ear, nose, urinary tract, throat, chest and lungs.

Contraindications of Cepodem Dt 100 MG

  • If you are allergic to cefpodoxime or any of the other ingredients of Cepodem Dt Tablet.
  • If you have a history of severe allergy (hypersensitivity) reaction to penicillin or other beta-lactam antibiotics.

Side effects of Cepodem Dt 100 MG

  • Nausea
  • Vomiting
  • Headache
  • Stomach pain
  • Chest pain
  • Diarrhoea
  • Bloating
  • Dyspepsia
  • Fungal infection
  • Vertigo
  • Cough
  • Feeling tired

Precautions and Warnings of Cepodem Dt 100 MG

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I take Cepodem Dt Tablet during pregnancy?
A:
There is limited information about the effect of Cepodem Dt Tablet on pregnancy. Thus it should be used only if prescribed by the doctor after assessing the benefit and need.

Breast Feeding

Q:
Can I take Cepodem Dt Tablet while breastfeeding?
A:
  • There is limited information about the effect of Cepodem Dt Tablet on breastfeeding. It is advised to discontinue nursing temporarily if you are treated with this medicine. If you are taking this medi...
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Driving

Q:
Can I drive if I have consumed Cepodem Dt Tablet?
A:
Cepodem Dt Tablet can cause confusion, altered consciousness, feeling less alert, fits, if you experience any of these, don’t drive or use machinery.

Alcohol

Q:
Can I consume alcohol with Cepodem Dt Tablet?
A:
Alcohol should be avoided along with Cepodem Dt Tablet as it can worsen the side effects such as sweating, headache, increased heartbeat, redness of the skin.

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • You experience any severe allergic reactions after taking this medicine.
  • You develop watery and bloody diarrhoea.
  • You have had an allergy to medicines called cephalosporins or penicillins.
  • You are on any other antibiotics
  • You have any kidney disorders.
  • You have a history of gastrointestinal disease.

Mode of Action of Cepodem Dt 100 MG

How Does It Work?

Cefpodoxime controls the growth of bacteria and kills them by inhibiting the synthesis of the bacterial cell wall.

Directions for Use of Cepodem Dt 100 MG

Cepodem Dt Tablet should be taken as directed by your doctor. Swallow it whole with a glass of water. It would be best if you take it at a fixed time for optimal results and you should not consume it ...
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Interactions of Cepodem Dt 100 MG

Interactions with other medicines

  • Some medicines can affect the way Cepodem Dt 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 interaction.
  • Especially if you are taking medicines to treat high blood pressure, heart failure, high/abnormal cholesterol levels, blood thinners, anti-infectives, anti-diabetics, anti-asthmatics, pain killers, im...
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Storage and disposal of Cepodem Dt 100 MG

  • Store Cepodem Dt Tablet at or below 25°C.
  • Protect from light and moisture.
  • Keep out of the reach of children and pet.

Dosage of Cepodem Dt 100 MG

Overdose

Seek emergency medical care if you think you have taken too much of Cepodem Dt Tablet. Overdose symptoms may include stomach pain, diarrhoea, headache, nausea, and vomiting.

Missed a Dose

It is advisable not to miss any doses of antibiotic. If you missed any dose, take it as soon as you remember. If it is time for the next dose, skip the missed dose and follow the regular dosing schedu...
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Content Details

WRITTEN BY
doctor

Dr. Abhishek B L

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

REVIEWED BY
doctor

Dr. Ritu Budania

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

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Q: I have flu and running nose, can I take Cepodem Dt Tablet?

  • No, you should not self-medicate yourself with Cepodem Dt Tablet
  • This medicine is a higher antibiotic meant for severe infections and your doctor will prescribe you the same only if it is essential
  • This medication is not for viral infections, and generally, flu occurs due to viruses

Q: Can I stop taking Cepodem Dt Tablet before the prescribed duration?

A: No, finish the full course of the treatment even if you feel better. Though you start feeling better, there is still infection-causing bacteria present in the body, which can make the infection return in a few days. Also, when one does not complete the course, these few bacteria later become resistant to these antibiotics and cause severe infections, which are difficult to treat. Hence, always finish the course of antibiotics as prescribed by your doctor.

Q: Is Cepodem Dt Tablet safe and effective?

A: Cepodem Dt Tablet is safe and effective if you take it at the dose and duration advised by your doctor. If you stop taking this tablet once you start feeling good, the chance of recurrence of the infection increases, while an overdose of this medicine can lead to serious health consequences.
Product Details
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CEPODEM DT

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ContainsCefpodoxime(100.0 Mg)
UsesBacterial infection
Side effectsDiarrhea, nausea, vomiting, stomach ache
Last Updated on: 02 Dec 2021 | 08:25 PM (IST)
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