Dostrip Tablet is used for the treatment of bacterial infections such as pneumonia, bronchitis and other infections of the skin, nose, throat, urinary tract, etc. It is an antibiotic medicine containing cefpodoxime as its active ingredient. It works by killing the bacteria, improving your condition and curing the infection. Dostrip Tablet should be taken as directed by the doctor and in the correct doses and for the exact duration as prescribed. It should be taken with food to avoid stomach discomfort. Before using Dostrip Tablet, inform the doctor if you are pregnant, planning a pregnancy or breastfeeding and about your detailed medical history....
Q: Can Dostrip Tablet be taken for flu and running nose?
No, you should not take Dostrip Tablet without consulting the doctor.
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 Dostrip 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 with Dostrip Tablet as prescribed by your doctor.
Q: What is Dostrip Tablet?
A: Dostrip Tablet is an antibiotic containing Cefpodoxime as its active ingredient. It is used to treat bacterial infections such as pneumonia, bronchitis and other infections of the skin, ear, nose, throat, urinary tract.