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Gudcef Cv 200mg Strip Of 10 Tablets

10 Tablet(s) in Strip
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Cefpodoxime(200.0 Mg) + Clavulanic Acid(125.0 Mg)
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Medical Description

Gudcef CV 200 tablet is an antibiotic that is used to treat infection of the urinary tract, lungs, airways, sinus, throat and windpipe. It is a combination of two medicines - Cefpodoxime and Clavulani...
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Uses of Gudcef Cv 200mg Strip Of 10 Tablets

  • Treatment of urinary tract infection
  • To treat pneumonia
  • To treat throat and tonsil infection
  • Treatment of skin infections
  • Treatment of ear infections
  • It can also treat acute exacerbations of chronic bronchitis
  • To treat general sexually transmitted diseases like gonorrhoea.

Contraindications of Gudcef Cv 200mg Strip Of 10 Tablets

  • If you have an allergy to this medicine or any of the ingredient of Gudcef CV 200 tablet.
  • If you have an infection that is caused by bacteria Clostridium difficile.
  • If you are allergic to the cephalosporin class of antibiotics.
  • If you have problems with your liver or kidney.
  • If you are suffering from fits.

Side effects of Gudcef Cv 200mg Strip Of 10 Tablets

  • Headache
  • Nausea
  • Vomiting
  • Stomach pain
  • Diarrhoea
  • Loss of appetite
  • Skin rash.

Precautions and Warnings of Gudcef Cv 200mg Strip Of 10 Tablets



Can I take Gudcef CV 200 tablet during pregnancy?
  • Gudcef CV 200 tablet should not be used during pregnancy, as there is limited information about its safety in human pregnancy. Consult your doctor if you are pregnant, think you may be pregnant or you...
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Breast Feeding

Can I take Gudcef CV 200 tablet while breastfeeding?
Components of Gudcef CV 200 tablet pass into breastmilk and can cause fungal infection of mouth and diarrhoea in your baby. Thus, this medicine should not be used while breastfeeding.


Can I drive if I have consumed Gudcef CV 200 tablet?
It is advisable not to drive or use machines when you have taken Gudcef CV 200 tablet as it may cause dizziness.


Can I consume alcohol with Gudcef CV 200 tablet?
Avoid consuming alcohol when taking Gudcef CV 200 tablet as it can cause facial flushing, nausea, vomiting or a more severe reaction.

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • You have a history of allergic reactions to any antibiotic medicine.
  • You are suffering from persistent diarrhoea when on Gudcef CV 200 tablet or even after discontinuing this medicine.
  • You regularly consume alcohol in excess.

Mode of Action of Gudcef Cv 200mg Strip Of 10 Tablets

How Does It Work?

  • Cefpodoxime controls the growth of bacteria and kills them by inhibiting the synthesis of the bacterial cell wall. However, the bacteria make an enzyme (beta-lactamases) which can destroy Cefpodoxime.
  • Clavulanic acid inactivates this enzyme and hence helps Cefpodoxime to function optimally.

Directions for Use of Gudcef Cv 200mg Strip Of 10 Tablets

Gudcef CV 200 tablet should be taken as directed by your doctor. Swallow it whole with a glass of water. Do not cut, break or chew the medicine. It should be taken after your meals to avoid stomach di...
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Interactions of Gudcef Cv 200mg Strip Of 10 Tablets

Interactions with other medicines

  • Gudcef CV 200 tablet contains Cefpodoxime and Clavulanic acid, any interactions seen with these two components, when taken alone may occur with this combination.
  • Medicines used to treat gout-like probenecid as it may alter the way your kidney functions.
  • If you are taking other medicines like Cyclosporine, Cisplatin, Indomethacin, inform your doctor as your kidney functions need to be monitored more closely.
  • You should always tell the doctor if you are taking any other medicines, herbal preparations and supplements to avoid any interaction.

Interactions with food items

Gudcef CV 200 tablet should be taken after food to avoid any stomach discomfort.

Storage and disposal of Gudcef Cv 200mg Strip Of 10 Tablets

  • Store Gudcef CV 200 tablets in a cool and dry place.
  • Keep it in original packing to protect it from light.
  • Keep the medicine out of the reach of children.
  • Do not use expired or damaged medicines.
  • Discard unused medicine properly. Do not flush it in the toilet or throw it into the drain.

Dosage of Gudcef Cv 200mg Strip Of 10 Tablets


  • Symptoms of overdose include nausea, vomiting and diarrhoea.
  • If you are suffering from kidney problems and you take more of this medicine, brain diseases may occur.
  • Contact your doctor immediately or visit the nearest hospital if you think you have taken too much of Gudcef CV 200 tablet.

Missed a Dose

  • It is advisable not to miss any dose of antibiotics as it can result in a failure of therapy.
  • If you missed any dose of medicine, take it as soon as you remember.
  • If it's time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and continue with your regular dose schedule.
  • Do not take a double dose of the medicine to compensate for the missed one.

Content Details


Dr. Arpit Verma

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)


Dr. Ritu Budania

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)


Q: How long should I take Gudcef CV 200 tablet?

A: You need to complete the full course of medicine, as per your doctor's prescribed duration. If you stop it early, there may be chances of infection to reoccur.

Q: Can I take Gudcef CV 200 tablet for flu?

A: Flu is a common cold which is generally caused by viruses. Gudcef CV 200 tablet only works against bacteria and not viruses. Do not self-medicate, as this antibiotic is for severe infections. Seek medical help and follow your doctor's advice.

Q: Can we consume alcohol with Gudcef CV 200?

  • You should avoid consuming alcohol along with this medicine as alcohol and Gudcef CV 200 have similar side effects.
  • The concomitant use can further increase the side effects.
  • Alcohol slows down the bodily functions and can reduce the energy levels which can delay the recovery from illness.

Q: Can Gudcef CV 200 tablet be taken with antacids?

A: No, antacids containing aluminum and magnesium should be taken with a minimum gap of two hours after consumption of this medicine, as concomitant use of these two medicines can reduce the plasma concentration of Gudcef CV tablet.

Q: Which is a more effective antibiotic - Clavam 625 or Gudcef CV 200?

  • Both Clavam 625 and Gudcef CV 200 are combination antibiotics. It is used for the treatment of various bacterial infection.
  • Clavam 625 contains a combination of Amoxicillin and Clavulanic acid, whereas Gudcef CV 200 contains a combination of Cefpodoxime and Clavulanic acid.
  • The actions of these two medicines are very similar to bacteria. However, your doctor will decide which one to prescribe after accessing the underlying disease and considering other parameters.
  • Do not self-medicate any antibiotic as it can lead to antibiotic resistance and recurrence of infectious events.

Q: What is the composition of Gudcef CV?

A: Gudcef CV contains cefpodoxime and clavulanic acid as the main ingredients.

Q: Does Gudcef CV cause diarrhea?

A: Yes, some individuals might experience antibiotics-induces diarrhoea (or Clostridium difficile-associated diarrhoea -CDAD). If you experience diarrhoea persistently, then immediately inform your doctor. But do not start any anti-diarrheal medicine on your own.

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ContainsCefpodoxime(200.0 Mg),Clavulanic Acid(125.0 Mg)
UsesBacterial infection
Side effectsHeadache, nausea, vomiting, stomach pain, diarrhoea
Last Updated on: 14 Oct 2021 | 10:38 AM (IST)
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