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Gudcef 200mg Strip Of 10 Tablets

Gudcef 200mg Strip Of 10 Tablets

By MANKIND PHARMACEUTICALS LTD
10 Tablet(s) in Strip
139.31*
MRP 163.90
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Gudcef 200 MG Description

Gudcef 200 tablet is an antibiotic medicine. It is used for the treatment of a wide range of bacterial infections such as infections of the lungs, throat, airways, sinus, nose, ear, skin, urinary tra

ct etc. It contains cefpodoxime as its active ingredient. And works by killing the bacteria, improving your condition and curing the infection. The dose and duration of the treatment with this medicine will be decided by your doctor. It will vary depending on the severity of the infection and other individual parameters. It should be taken as directed by the doctor and in doses and duration as prescribed. It is very important to complete the course of antibiotic medicine as prescribed by the doctor. Do not miss any dose of this antibiotic medicine. Do not stop taking this medicine on your own, as it can lead to antibiotic resistance and recurrence of infection. Before starting this tablet, inform the doctor if you are pregnant, planning a pregnancy or breastfeeding. Also, inform him about your detailed medical history & the medicines and supplements you take.

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Product Summary

Offer Price₹139.31
You Save₹24.59 (15% on MRP)
ContainsCefpodoxime(200.0 Mg)
UsesBacterial infection
Side effectsHeadache, nausea, vomiting, stomach pain, indigestion
TherapyANTIBIOTIC
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uses

Uses of Gudcef 200 MG

  • Respiratory tract infections (bronchitis, pneumonia)
  • Infection of the sinuses, throat and tonsils
  • Urinary tract infection and gonorrhoea
  • Infection of nose, ear, skin and soft tissues
contraindications

Contraindications of Gudcef 200 MG

  • If you are allergic to cefpodoxime or any of the other ingredients of Gudcef 200 tablet.
  • If you have a history of a severe allergic reaction to Penicillin or other antibiotics from same class.
sideEffects

Side effects of Gudcef 200 MG

  • Headache
  • Nausea
  • Vomiting
  • Stomach pain
  • Indigestion
  • Bloating
  • Diarrhoea
precautionsAndWarnings

Precautions and Warnings of Gudcef 200 MG

pregnancy

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I take Gudcef 200 tablet during pregnancy?
A:
As there is limited information about the use of Gudcef 200 tablet during pregnancy, consult your doctor if you are pregnant or think you may be pregnant or are planning to have a baby before starting this tablet.
breastfeeding

Breast Feeding

Q:
Can I take Gudcef 200 tablet while breastfeeding?
A:
Components of Gudcef 200 tablet are known to pass into breast milk but in small amounts. However, it can be used while breastfeeding. In case of diarrhoea or mucosal fungal infection in the breastfed baby, consult your doctor for further information.
driving

Driving

Q:
Can I drive if I have consumed Gudcef 200 tablet?
A:
You may feel dizzy while taking Gudcef 200 tablet. Caution is needed while driving or operating machines.
alcohol

Alcohol

Q:
Can I consume alcohol with Gudcef 200 tablet?
A:
There is no known interaction with alcohol and Gudcef 200 tablet. However, it is essential to consult your physician if you have a habit of regular drinking.
otherGeneralWarnings

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • You experience any severe allergic reactions after taking Gudcef 200 tablet.
  • You have a history of gastrointestinal (stomach and intestine) disease.
  • You have had an allergy to medicines called Cephalosporins or Penicillins.
  • You are using any Beta-lactam antibacterial medicines.
  • You develop watery and bloody diarrhoea.
  • You have any problems with your kidney.
directionsForUse

Directions for Use of Gudcef 200 MG

Gudcef-200 tablet should be taken as directed by your doctor. Swallow it whole with a glass of water, after your meal to avoid stomach discomfort. Do not cut, break or chew the medicine. It would be b...
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storageAndDisposal

Storage and disposal of Gudcef 200 MG

  • Store Gudcef-200 tablet in a cool and dry place.
  • Keep it away from children and pets.
dosage

Dosage of Gudcef 200 MG

Overdose

Symptoms of overdose of Gudcef 200 include sstomach pain, diarrhoea, headache, nausea, and vomiting. If you experience any of the symptoms or think you have taken too much of Gudcef 200 tablet, contac...
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Missed a Dose

If you missed any dose of Gudcef-200 tablet, take it as soon as you remember. If it is time for the next dose, skip the missed dose and follow the regular dosing schedule. Do not take a double dose of...
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modeOfAction

Mode of Action of Gudcef 200 MG

How Does It Work?

Gudcef 200 tablet works by controlling the growth of bacteria and killing them by inhibiting the synthesis of the bacterial cell wall.
interactions

Interactions of Gudcef 200 MG

Interactions with other medicines

  • Gudcef 200 tablet may interact with other medicines if taken along. Discuss with your doctor about all the medicines, supplements or herbal preparations you are taking. Also, inform your doctor if you...
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  • Medicines used to treat acidity like cimetidine, ranitidine, medicines used to treat gout (probenecid), medicines used to thin your blood (oral anticoagulants) should be used with caution along with G...
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Content Details

WRITTEN BY
doctor

Dr. Nikita Toshi

BDS (Bachelor of Dental Surgery)

REVIEWED BY
doctor

Dr. Ritu Budania

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

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Q: Can Gudcef 200 tablet be taken for flu and running nose?

A: No, you should not take Gudcef 200 tablet without consulting the doctor. This is an antibiotic medicine that may not be effective for flu which is usually caused by a virus.

Q: Can I stop taking Gudcef 200 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 to 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 Gudcef 200 tablet as prescribed by your doctor.

Q: What is Gudcef-200 tablet?

A: Gudcef-200 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, nose, throat, urinary tract.

Q: Can I consume alcohol while on treatment with Gudcef 200 tablet?

A: You may have to consult your doctor as there is no information about the interaction of Gudcef 200 tablet with alcohol. However, it is best to avoid drinking alcohol while feeling unwell anyway as alcohol can make you feel sicker and can also cause dizziness.

Q: What is Gudcef 200 tablet used for?

A: Gudcef 200 tablet is used to treat various types of bacterial infections like skin, ear, throat, urinary tract infections, bronchitis, pneumonia, etc.

Q: What should I discuss with my healthcare expert before taking Gudcef-200 tablet?

A: Inform the doctor about your detailed medical & surgical history, if you have liver or kidney disease and if you are pregnant, breastfeeding or planning to have a baby.

Q: Does Gudcef 200 tablet cause addiction?

A: No, Gudcef 200 tablet is not an addiction causing medicine. However, it should be used as per dose and duration prescribed by your doctor.

Q: My colleague has similar symptoms can I recommend Gudcef 200 tablet to him?

A: No, it is advised not to give Gudcef-200 tablet to anyone else who has the same condition as you without consulting a doctor. You should never share your medicines with anyone and should always avoid self-medicating. Ask your colleague to consult a doctor, he/she will carefully examine his condition and prescribe medications.

Q: What is the function of Gudcef 200mg?

A: Gudcef 200 tablet works by controlling the growth of bacteria and killing them by inhibiting the synthesis of the bacterial cell wall.

Q: Does Gudcef cause stomach upset?

A: Gudcef tablet may cause stomach upset as a side effect. To avoid this, Gudcef should preferably be taken with food. Taking it with food helps in increasing its absorption in the body.

Q: Can Gudcef affect blood tests?

A: Yes, sometimes Gudcef can alter blood reports as a side effect. So it is advised to inform the doctor if you are going to have any kind of blood tests before starting the treatment.

Q: Does Gudcef cause diarrhoea?

A: Yes, diarrhoea is one of the most common side effects of Gudcef. If you experience excess diarrhoea (vomiting or watery or dark coloured stool), immediately consult your doctor. Do not take anti-diarrheal medicine on your own. Also, keep yourself hydrated.

Q: Is Gudcef a steroid?

A: No, Gudcef is not a steroid. It contains cefpodoxime as its active ingredient which is an antibiotic medicine used for the treatment of a wide range of bacterial infections such as infections of the lungs, throat, airways, sinus, nose, ear, skin, urinary tract etc.

Q: What is the composition of Gudcef 200?

A: The composition of Gudcef 200 consists of cefpodoxime, as its active component.

Q: When should we eat Gudcef 200?

A: You should take Gudcef 200 exactly as advised by the doctor. It can be taken at any time of the day, with or without food. Take it regularly and do not miss any dose of this medicine. If you have a sensitive stomach, take it preferably with a meal to avoid stomach discomfort.
Last Updated on: 10 August 2022 | 3:33 PM (IST)
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