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Cepodem 200mg Tablet
Cepodem 200mg Tablet
Cepodem 200mg Tablet
Cepodem 200mg Tablet

Cepodem 200mg Tablet

By RANBAXY LABORATORIES (SUN PHARMA)
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Therapeutic classification:

Antibiotic (cephalosporins)
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Medical Description

This medicine is an antibiotic and mainly used for the treatment of bacterial infections. It belongs to the group of antibiotics known as cephalosporins.

Uses of Cepodem 200mg Tab

The Cepodem 200mg Tab uses include treatment of bacterial infections such as skin infections, ear infection, urinary tract infections, sinuses, gonorrhoea, bronchitis, pneumonia, tonsils.

Contraindications of Cepodem 200mg Tab

The medication is best avoided if one is allergic to cefpodoxime or has abnormal liver function.

Side effects of Cepodem 200mg Tab

The less serious Cepodem 200mg Tab side effects of this medication may be nausea and vomiting, abdominal discomfort, muscle pain and stiffness, constipation, bloating, headache, nervousness, anxiety and hyperactivity
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Precautions and Warnings of Cepodem 200mg Tab

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I take Cepodem 200mg Tab during pregnancy?
A:
Unless prescribed by the doctor, one must avoid this medicine during pregnancy.

Breast Feeding

Q:
Can I take Cepodem 200mg Tab while breastfeeding?
A:
The medicine is known to enter into human milk in small quantities. Hence care must be taken if you are taking this medicine while breastfeeding. The baby should be checked for diarrhoea.

Driving

Q:
Can I drive if I have consumed Cepodem 200mg Tab?
A:
If one goes through the side effects such as restlessness, loss of attention and anxiety after taking this medicine, then it is best to avoid it while driving.

Alcohol

Q:
Can I consume alcohol with Cepodem 200mg Tab?
A:
This medicine does not interact with alcohol.

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
There is no known relevant information.

Mode of Action of Cepodem 200mg Tab

How Does It Work?

This medicine works to eliminate bacterial infection by slowing down the growth of bacteria and preventing their proliferation.

Directions for Use of Cepodem 200mg Tab

The tablet can be swallowed whole with water after having a meal as directed by the physician.

Interactions of Cepodem 200mg Tab

Interactions with other medicines

In case one is taking antacids such as cimetidine, ranitidine, etc., they must inform the doctor as they can decrease the absorption of this medicine.

Interactions with food items

The medicine has no known interaction with food.

Other general Interactions

There is no known relevant information.

Storage and disposal of Cepodem 200mg Tab

The medicine must be stored at room temperature and in dry, cool conditions.

Dosage of Cepodem 200mg Tab

Overdose

The following symptoms may occur in case of an overdose: restlessness, diarrhoea, stomach pain, nausea, seizures. In case one suspects an overdose, they must seek medical attention immediately.

Missed a Dose

The missed dose can be taken immediately as one remembers but one should be careful that they do not take two doses close to each other in duration.

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

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Q: What should my healthcare provider know before I take this medicine?

A: It is imperative to inform the doctor about any prescription drugs that one might be taking or the use of any health supplements and herbal products. Provide the doctor with your medical history and surgical history before using this medicine.

Q: When should one seek medical help for side effects?

A: In case of persistent diarrhoea, one should seek medical help.

Q: How long does the medicine take to clear out the infection?

A: The medicine works according to the severity of infection. One must make sure that they complete the full Cepodem 200mg Tab dosage. Leaving it midway can cause the infection to return.
Last Updated on: 11 Oct 2019 | 09:56 PM (IST)

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