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Doxcef Dt 100mg Tab

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Cefpodoxime(100.0 Mg)
Therapeutic classification

Medical Description

Doxcef Dt 100mg Tab contains cefpodoxime that belongs to the group of antibiotics called cephalosporins, which are used for the treatment of bacterial infections.

Uses of Doxcef Dt 100mg Tab

Doxcef Dt 100mg Tab use is treat the bacterial infections such as bronchitis, gonorrhoea and pneumonia It is also used to treat infections of the throat, tonsils and sinuses.

Contraindications of Doxcef Dt 100mg Tab

The medicine is contraindicated in conditions like abnormal liver function tests and Clostridium difficile colitis. It is also not advisable in case of allergy to cefpodoxime or any other ingredients in the tablet.
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Side effects of Doxcef Dt 100mg Tab

  • Doxcef Dt 100mg Tab side effects include: Headache
  • Nausea
  • Stomach pain
  • Mild diarrhoea
  • Bloating and gas
  • Constipation
  • Stiff muscles
  • Back pain or muscle pain
  • Fatigue
  • Anxiety and nervousness
  • Restlessness
  • Hyperactivity
  • Numbness

Precautions and Warnings of Doxcef Dt 100mg Tab


Can I take Doxcef Dt 100mg Tab during pregnancy?
The medicine can be taken in pregnancy only if prescribed by the physician.

Breast Feeding

Can I take the medicine while breastfeeding?
Doxcef Dt 100mg Tab can be taken while breastfeeding. However, it can cause diarrhoea in the baby.


Can I drive if I have consumed Doxcef Dt 100mg Tab?
The medicine can cause confusion or lack of alertness. Therefore, driving should be avoided if you experience these conditions.


Can I consume alcohol with Doxcef Dt 100mg Tab?
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. However, it should be avoided during treatment.

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
The full course of the treatment has to be completed, even if you feel better after a few doses.

Mode of Action of Doxcef Dt 100mg Tab

How Does It Work?

Doxcef Dt 100mg Tab composition acts by controlling the growth of the bacteria and eventually kills them.

Directions for Use of Doxcef Dt 100mg Tab

Doxcef Dt 100mg Tab dosage should be taken as prescribed by the physician.

Interactions of Doxcef Dt 100mg Tab

Interactions with other medicines

Doxcef Dt 100mg Tab may interact with antacids like ranitidine and cimetidine, which decrease the absorption of cefpodoxime.

Interactions with food items

Interactions with food are unknown

Other general Interactions

Interactions with other conditions are unknown.

Storage and disposal of Doxcef Dt 100mg Tab

The medicine should be stored in a cool and dry place or as instructed on the label.

Dosage of Doxcef Dt 100mg Tab


Doxcef Dt 100mg Tab symptoms of overdose include abdominal pain, diarrhoea, headache, vomiting and seizures. The physician should be consulted immediately in case of an overdose.

Missed a Dose

Take the missed dose as you remember it. However, an extra medicine should not be taken to compensate for the missed dose.

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)


Q: What are the ideal storage conditions for the medicine?

A: Store this medicine in an airtight container, and in a cool and dry place. Keep away from excessive heat and sunlight. Keep away from children and pets.

Q: What other precautions should be taken while taking Doxcef Dt 100mg Tab?

A: The antibiotic course should be completed, even if you feel better after a few doses. An incomplete course can cause future resistance.

Q: Can the medicine cause diarrhoea?

A: Yes, the medicine can cause diarrhoea, which should stop after the completion of the course. If it persists, physician should be consulted.

Q: What should I discuss with the physician before taking the medicine?

A: The physician should be provided with a complete medical and surgical history. He should also be informed about any other current medications, including natural or herbal supplements.
Last Updated on: 31 Jul 2020 | 07:00 PM (IST)
The information provided herein is accurate, updated and complete as per the best practices of the Company. Please note that this information should not be treated as a replacement for physical medical consultation or advice. We do not guarantee the accuracy and the completeness of the information so provided. The absence of any information and/or warning to any drug shall not be considered and assumed as an implied assurance of the Company. We do not take any responsibility for the consequences arising out of the aforementioned information and strongly recommend you for a physical consultation in case of any queries or doubts. Please click here for detailed T&C.
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