Gudcef 200mg Strip Of 10 Tablets
By MANKIND PHARMACEUTICALS LTD
10 Tablet(s) in Strip
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Gudcef 200 tablet is an antibiotic medicine. It is used for the treatment of a wide range of bacterial infections such as infection of lungs, throat, airways, sinus, nose, ear, skin, urinary tract etc
. Gudcef 200 tablet contains cefpodoxime as its active ingredient. Gudcef 200 tablet works by killing the bacteria, improving your condition and curing the infection. Gudcef 200 tablet should be taken as directed by the doctor and in doses and duration as prescribed. Do not miss a dose of antibiotic medicine or stop taking the medicine f you feel better and always complete the course of treatment for effective infection control....
Uses of Gudcef 200mg Strip Of 10 Tablets
- 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 of Gudcef 200mg Strip Of 10 Tablets
- 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.
Side effects of Gudcef 200mg Strip Of 10 Tablets
- Stomach pain
Precautions and Warnings of Gudcef 200mg Strip Of 10 Tablets
Can I take Gudcef 200 tablet during pregnancy?
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.
Can I take Gudcef 200 tablet while breastfeeding?
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.
Can I drive if I have consumed Gudcef 200 tablet?
You may feel dizzy while taking Gudcef 200 tablet. Caution is needed while driving or operating machines.
Can I consume alcohol with Gudcef 200 tablet?
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.
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.
Mode of Action of Gudcef 200mg Strip Of 10 Tablets
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.
Directions for Use of Gudcef 200mg Strip Of 10 Tablets
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
est if you took it at a fixed time for optimal results. You should not consume it more than that prescribed by your doctor....
Interactions of Gudcef 200mg Strip Of 10 Tablets
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 youhave a planned surgery or vaccination scheduled....Read more
- 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 Gudcef 200 tablet....Read more
Storage and disposal of Gudcef 200mg Strip Of 10 Tablets
- Store Gudcef-200 tablet in a cool and dry place.
- Keep it away from children and pets.
Dosage of Gudcef 200mg Strip Of 10 Tablets
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
t your doctor immediately or visit the nearest hospital....
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
medicine to compensate for the missed dose....
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)
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.
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