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Cepodem 50mg Dry Suspension 30ml

30ml Suspension in Bottle

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Cefpodoxime(50.0 Mg)
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Medical Description

Cepodem Ds Suspension contains Cefpodoxime. It is an antibiotic belonging to the Cephalosporin class of medicine. Cepodem Ds Suspension is used to treat various types of bacterial infections of the ea...
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Uses of Cepodem 50mg Dry Suspension 30ml

Cepodem Ds Suspension 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 50mg Dry Suspension 30ml

  • If your child is allergic to Cefpodoxime or any of the other ingredients of Cepodem Ds Suspension.
  • If your children have a history of severe allergy (hypersensitivity) reaction to Penicillin or other Beta-Lactam antibiotics.

Side effects of Cepodem 50mg Dry Suspension 30ml

  • Nausea
  • Vomiting
  • Headache
  • Stomach pain
  • Chest pain
  • Mild diarrhoea
  • Bloating
  • Dyspepsia
  • Skin and vaginal fungal infection
  • Vertigo
  • Cough
  • Feeling tired

Precautions and Warnings of Cepodem 50mg Dry Suspension 30ml



Can I take Cepodem Ds Suspension during pregnancy?
Cepodem Ds Suspension is meant to be used in children and thus its usage in pregnant women is of no significance.

Breast Feeding

Can I take Cepodem Ds Suspension while breastfeeding?
  • Cepodem Ds Suspension is meant to be used in children and thus its usage in breastfeeding women is of no significance..


Can I drive if I have consumed Cepodem Ds Suspension?
Cepodem Ds Suspension is meant to be used in children and thus its impact on driving abilities is of no significance


Can I consume alcohol with Cepodem Ds Suspension?
Cepodem Ds Suspension is meant to be used in children and thus its interaction with alcohol of no significance.

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • Your child experiences any severe allergic reactions after taking this medicine.
  • Your child develops watery and bloody diarrhoea.
  • Your child has allergy to medicines called Cephalosporins or Penicillins.
  • Your child are using any Beta-Lactam antibacterial agents.
  • Your child has any kidney disorders.
  • Your child has a history of gastrointestinal disease.

Mode of Action of Cepodem 50mg Dry Suspension 30ml

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 50mg Dry Suspension 30ml

Take Cepodem Ds Suspension as directed by your doctor. For reconstitution: Add boiled and cooled water, slightly below the mark on the bottle. Shake well and make the volume up to the given mark on ...
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Interactions of Cepodem 50mg Dry Suspension 30ml

Interactions with other medicines

  • Medicines used to treat acidity like Cimetidine, Ranitidine.
  • Medicines used to treat gout (Probenecid).
  • Medicines used to thin your blood (oral anticoagulants).

Storage and disposal of Cepodem 50mg Dry Suspension 30ml

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

Dosage of Cepodem 50mg Dry Suspension 30ml


  • Seek emergency medical care if you think you have taken too much of Cepodem Ds Suspension.
  • 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


Dr. Abhishek B L

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)


Dr. Ritu Budania

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)


Q: I have flu and running nose, can I take Cepodem Ds Suspension?

  • No, Cepodem Ds Suspension is not to be taken by yourself.
  • 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 Ds Suspension 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 Ds Suspension safe and effective?

A: Cepodem Ds Suspension is safe and effective if you give it at dose and duration advised by your doctor to your child. If you stop giving this medicine once your child starts feeling good, thus the chance of recurrence of the infection increases.


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ContainsCefpodoxime(50.0 Mg)
UsesBacterial infection
Side effectsDiarrhea, nausea, vomiting, stomach ache
Last Updated on: 02 Apr 2021 | 09:14 AM (IST)
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