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Cepodem Xp 325mg Tablet

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10 Tablet(s) in Strip
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MRP 364.00
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Cepodem Xp 325mg Tablet Description

Cepodem XP 325 tablet is an antibiotic, used to treat various bacterial infections of the throat/neck, lungs, ear, urinary tract and skin. It is a combination medicine containing cefpodoxime and clav

ulanic acid. Cefpodoxime stops the growth of bacteria by inhibiting cell wall formation, while clavulanic acid enhances the effect of cefpodoxime by inhibiting the release of bacterial enzymes. You should take Cepodem XP 325 tablet as prescribed by your doctor. Do not stop taking this medicine, even if you start feeling better, it may result in treatment failure and recurrence of the infection. The common side effects of the Cepodem XP 325 tablet is diarrhoea, nausea, vomiting and gas. If you feel the side effects persist or the condition worsens, you should contact your doctor immediately. Before using Cepodem XP 325 tablet, inform the doctor if you are pregnant, planning a pregnancy or breastfeeding and about your detailed medical history.

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Product Summary

Offer Price₹309.40
You Save₹54.60 (15% on MRP)
ContainsCefpodoxime(200.0 Mg) + Clavulanic Acid(125.0 Mg)
UsesBacterial infections
Side effectsDiarrhoea, nausea, vomiting, stomach pain
TherapyANTIBIOTIC
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uses

Uses of Cepodem Xp 325mg Tablet

Cepodem XP 325 tablet is used to treat various bacterial infections such as urinary tract, lungs, throat, skin, ear, airways and reproductive tract.
contraindications

Contraindications of Cepodem Xp 325mg Tablet

  • If you have an allergy to Cefpodoxime, Clavulanic acid or any of the ingredients of Cepodem XP 325 tablet.
  • If you are allergic to the cephalosporin class of antibiotics.
  • If you have an infection that is caused by the bacteria Clostridium difficile.
  • If you have liver or kidney problems.
  • If you are suffering from fits.
sideEffects

Side effects of Cepodem Xp 325mg Tablet

  • Diarrhoea
  • Vomiting
  • Nausea
  • Stomach pain
  • Loss of appetite
  • Headache
  • Skin rash
precautionsAndWarnings

Precautions and Warnings of Cepodem Xp 325mg Tablet

pregnancy

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I take the Cepodem XP 325 tablet during pregnancy?
A:
There is limited information about the effect of the Cepodem XP 325 tablet during pregnancy. Thus, it is recommended to take this medicine only, if it is prescribed by your doctor. Talk to your doctor if you are pregnant, think you may be pregnant or you are planning to have a baby.
breastfeeding

Breast Feeding

Q:
Can I take the Cepodem XP 325 tablet while breastfeeding?
A:
Cepodem XP 325 tablet passes into the breast milk and can cause fungal infection of the mouth and diarrhoea in your baby. Thus, it is recommended to be cautious while on this medicine. Inform your doctor if you are a nursing mother.
driving

Driving

Q:
Can I drive if I have consumed the Cepodem XP 325 tablet?
A:
If you feel dizzy after taking Cepodem XP 325 tablet, then avoid driving.
alcohol

Alcohol

Q:
Can I consume alcohol with the Cepodem XP 325 tablet?
A:
Do not take alcohol when taking Cepodem XP 325 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.
  • You are suffering from persistent diarrhoea when on this medicine or even after discontinuing this medicine.
  • You are an alcoholic.
modeOfAction

Mode of Action of Cepodem Xp 325mg Tablet

How Does It Work?

  • 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 Cepodem Xp 325mg Tablet

Cepodem XP 325 tablet should be taken as directed by your doctor. Swallow it as a whole with a glass of water. Take it at a fixed time for optimal results. Do not consume it more than that prescribed ...
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interactions

Interactions of Cepodem Xp 325mg Tablet

Interactions with other medicines

  • Concomitant use of acid-lowering drugs like antacids, ranitidine, cimetidine with Cepodem XP 325 tablet decrease the effect of this medicine.
  • Concomitant use of Probenecid with Cepodem XP 325 tablet increases the effect of this medicine.
  • When medicines known to cause harm to the kidney such as amphotericin-B, vancomycin, amikacin are administered along with Cepodem XP 325 tablet may increase the risk of kidney disease.
  • Discuss with your doctor about any other medicines, herbal preparations and supplements you are taking currently to avoid any possible interactions.
storageAndDisposal

Storage and disposal of Cepodem Xp 325mg Tablet

  • Store Cepodem XP 325 tablets in a cool and dry place.
  • Please keep it in original packing in order to protect it from light.
  • Keep the medicine out of the reach of children and pets.
dosage

Dosage of Cepodem Xp 325mg Tablet

Overdose

Symptoms of an overdose include nausea, vomiting and diarrhoea. If you think you have taken too much of Cepodem XP 325 tablet, contact your doctor immediately or visit the nearest hospital.

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 any dose of Cepodem XP 325 tablet, take it as soon as you remember. If it's time for ...
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Content Details

WRITTEN BY
doctor

Dr. Arpit Verma

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

REVIEWED BY
doctor

Dr. Ritu Budania

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

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Q: For how long do I need to take the Cepodem XP 325 tablet?

A: You need to complete the full course of Cepodem XP 325 tablet, as per your doctor's prescribed duration. If you stop it early, there may be chances of the reoccurrence of infection.

Q: I have the flu, can I take the Cepodem XP 325 tablet?

A: Flu is a common cold that is generally caused by viruses. This medicine 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: Is Cepodem XP 325 an antibiotic?

A: Yes, Cepodem XP 325 tablet is an antibiotic used to treat various bacterial infections.

Q: Can Cepodem XP 325 tablet be used to treat an ear infection?

A: Yes, Cepodem XP 325 can be used to treat an ear infection caused mainly by a bacterial organism. Your doctor may prescribe the appropriate one depending on your condition and severity.

Q: Can Cepodem XP cause diarrhoea?

A: Yes, taking Cepodem XP may cause diarrhoea, as a common side effect. It is advised to keep yourself hydrated to replace the lost fluids.

Q: Can I stop taking Cepodem XP when my symptoms are improved?

A: No, Cepodem is an antibiotic and antibiotics have to be taken for the complete course as prescribed by your doctor. To ensure complete and effective treatment, take medicine for the full course, even if you start feeling fine midway.

Q: Can Cepodem XP 325 tablet be used to treat throat infection?

A: Yes, the Cepodem XP 325 tablet can be used to treat throat infection caused by various susceptible bacterial organisms. Your doctor might prescribe you the one based on causative organisms and their sensitivity to this medicine.

Q: When should I take Cepodem XP?

A: Cepodem XP can be taken with or without food, as advised by the doctor. However, if you feel stomach discomfort then you can take it with food. But it is advisable to take it regularly at evenly spaced intervals as per the schedule prescribed by your doctor. Taking it at the same time will reduce the chances of missing the dose and it will also help you to get optimum results.

Q: How long does it take for Cepodem to work?

A: Cepodem XP can start showing its effect approximately after 1 hour of its consumption. However, it varies among individuals and can also vary due to the severity of the infection. As it is an antibiotic medicine, the complete effect towards the infection could be seen only after completing the full course of antibiotic treatment.

Q: Is Cepodem XP used for fever?

A: A fever could be due to different causes. You should not self-medicate tab Cepodem XP or any other antibiotic medicine for fever. The doctor will prescribe you the appropriate medicine after proper diagnosis. Hence it would be best to take a doctor's advice before taking any medicine to treat fever. Refrain from self-medication.
Product Details
Brand
CEPODEM XP
Expires on or After
30/08/2023
Last Updated on: 11 Apr 2022 | 08:58 AM (IST)
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