Gudcef 100mg Strip Of 10 Tablets
By MANKIND PHARMACEUTICALS LTD
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Cefpodoxime is an antibiotic useful for the treatment of bacterial infections. It belongs to a group of antibiotics called cephalosporins.
Uses of Gudcef Dt 100mg Tab
Gudcef Dt 100mg Tab uses are to treat certain bacterial infections such as bronchitis (airway tube infection leading to the lungs), pneumonia, gonorrhoea and infections of the skin, ear, sinuses, throat, tonsils and the urinary tract.
Contraindications of Gudcef Dt 100mg Tab
- If you are allergic to cefpodoxime
- It is inappropriate to use in conditions such as Clostridium difficile colitis, abnormal liver function tests
Side effects of Gudcef Dt 100mg Tab
Gudcef Dt 100mg Tab side effects include: nausea, vomiting, stomach pain, mild diarrhoea, bloating, gas, constipation, stiff or tight muscles, back pain or muscle pain, headache, tired feeling, anxiety, nervousness, feeling restless, hyperactive, numbness
Precautions and Warnings of Gudcef Dt 100mg Tab
Can I take Gudcef Dt 100mg Tab during pregnancy?
The medicine should not be used in pregnancy unless considered essential by your physician.
Can I take this medicine while breastfeeding?
This medicine passes into human milk in low quantities. It is probably safe to breast-feed but watch for diarrhoea in the baby.
Can I drive if I have consumed Gudcef Dt 100mg Tab?
This medicine can cause side effects like confusion and feeling less alert. If you experience any of these, do not drive.
Can I consume alcohol with this medicine?
There is no known interaction with alcohol.
Other General Warnings
Talk to your doctor if
Complete the Gudcef Dt 100mg Tab dosage even if you are feeling better after a few doses. Not completing the course of the antibiotic can lead to resistance. If you get persistent diarrhoea, immediately inform your doctor.
Mode of Action of Gudcef Dt 100mg Tab
How Does It Work?
It controls the growth of bacteria and kills them.
Directions for Use of Gudcef Dt 100mg Tab
As advised by your doctor take this medicine according to the dose and duration. Before consuming it, dissolve it in a glass of water. Gudcef Dt 100mg Tab is to be taken after food.
Interactions of Gudcef Dt 100mg Tab
Interactions with other medicines
Your physician should be informed if you are taking any antacids like cimetidine, ranitidine, etc. because they decrease the absorption of the medicine.
Interactions with food items
No information is available.
Other general Interactions
No information is available.
Storage and disposal of Gudcef Dt 100mg Tab
Store it in a cool, dry place away from children's reach. Medicines must not be used past the expiry date.
Dosage of Gudcef Dt 100mg Tab
If you think you have used a lot of this medicine, seek emergency medical care. Overdose symptoms may include abdominal pain, diarrhoea, headache, nausea, seizures and vomiting.
Missed a Dose
If you missed any dose take it as soon as you remember. Leave the missed dose and do not take an extra dose of medicine to compensate for the missed dose.
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)
Q: What should I let my healthcare provider know before taking this medicine?
A: Give a detailed account of your medical and surgical history. Also mention to your doctor all the prescription and non-prescription medicines, herbal preparations and nutritional supplements that you may be taking before starting this medication.
Q: Can the use of this medicine cause diarrhoea?
A: Yes, the use of Gudcef Dt 100mg Tab can cause diarrhoea. It is an antibiotic killing harmful bacteria. However, it also affects your stomach or intestine that has the helpful bacteria and causes diarrhoea. If diarrhoea persists, talk to your doctor about it.
Q: Can I stop taking this medicine when my symptoms are relieved?
A: No, do not stop taking this medicine without completing the full treatment course even if you feel better. Your symptoms may improve before complete cure of the infection.
Q: What if I do not get better after using Gudcef Dt 100mg Tab?
A: Let your doctor be informed if you do not feel better after finishing the full course of treatment. Also, inform him/her if your symptoms are getting worse while using this medicine.
Q: Can Gudcef Dt 100mg Tab be stopped immediately or do I have to stop the consumption gradually to wean off?
A: In some cases, it is always advisable to stop the intake of some medicines gradually because of the rebound effect of the medicine. It is wise to get in touch with your doctor as professional advice is required in this case regarding your medications, health and further recommendation to give you a stable health condition.
Last Updated on: 31 Jul 2020 | 07:00 PM (IST)
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