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Gudcef Drops 10ml

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By MANKIND PHARMACEUTICALS LTD
10ml Oral Drop in Bottle
51.43*
MRP 60.50
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Cefpodoxime(25.0 Mg)
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Therapeutic classification
Antibiotic

Medical Description

Gudcef Drops 10ml is an antibiotic medication that belongs to the group of antibiotics called cephalosporins, and it is used in the treatment of bacterial infections. The generic name of Gudcef Drops 10ml is Cefpodoxime.
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Uses of Gudcef Drops 10ml

Gudcef Drops 10ml uses are to treat bacterial infections such as bronchitis (infection in the airway tubes leading to the lungs), pneumonia, gonorrhoea and infections of the skin, ear, sinuses, throat, tonsils, etc. and urinary tract infections.
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Contraindications of Gudcef Drops 10ml

  • Allergic reaction to this medicine and its components.
  • Abnormal liver functions.
  • Clostridium difficile colitis.

Side effects of Gudcef Drops 10ml

Gudcef Drops 10ml side effects include nausea, vomiting, diarrhoea, stomach pain, headache, trouble breathing, tiredness, swelling of the feet/ankles and in rare cases vision changes, slurred speech, mood changes etc.
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Precautions and Warnings of Gudcef Drops 10ml

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I take Gudcef Drops 10ml during pregnancy?
A:
Do not take this oral suspension during pregnancy or if you are planning pregnancy. Consult your doctor for more details.

Breast Feeding

Q:
Can I take Gudcef Drops 10ml while breastfeeding?
A:
This oral suspension passes into the breastmilk in low quantity and is probably safe during breastfeeding. Consult your doctor before starting its medication during breastfeeding. Also, the infant needs to be observed for diarrhoea.

Driving

Q:
Can I drive if I have taken Gudcef Drops 10ml?
A:
The medication may cause tiredness, confusion or less alertness. In such cases, avoid driving or the operation of tools and machines.

Alcohol

Q:
Can I consume alcohol with Gudcef Drops 10ml?
A:
There are no known interactions of this medication with alcoholic beverages and is probably safe during the consumption of alcoholic beverages. Consult your doctor for more details.

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
Do not take any immunisation or vaccinations during the course of this medication. Caution is recommended in the administration of this medication to geriatric patients as their kidneys' function may decline during its administration. Smoking is to be avoided at any cost.
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Mode of Action of Gudcef Drops 10ml

How Does It Work?

Gudcef Drops 10ml composition works by controlling the growth of bacteria and killing them. It does not work for viral infections such as common cold and flu.

Directions for Use of Gudcef Drops 10ml

This medication is an oral suspension and can be taken with or without food. This medication is to be taken at an equally spaced timeframe for best results. Take this medication as and when prescribed by your doctor.
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Interactions of Gudcef Drops 10ml

Interactions with other medicines

Gudcef Drops 10ml for bacterial infections is reported to have interactions with some antibiotics such as rifampin, rifabutin etc. and certain laboratory tests such as urine glucose test.

Interactions with food items

There are no known interaction of this medicine with food.

Other general Interactions

  • Abnormal liver functions.
  • Clostridium difficile colitis.

Storage and disposal of Gudcef Drops 10ml

The oral suspension should be kept away from sunlight, moisture and reach of children. Do not use this oral suspension post the expiration date mentioned on it. The lid is to be tightly closed after each use. Do not store this oral suspension in temperatures exceeding 25°C. Follow medical waste management protocol in the disposal of this oral suspension.
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Dosage of Gudcef Drops 10ml

Overdose

Gudcef Drops 10ml dosage should not exceed the prescribed dosage. Overdose may lead to side effects such as trouble in breathing, abdominal pain, diarrhoea, vomiting, etc. Immediate medical attention is strictly recommended in the case of overdose.
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Missed a Dose

This oral suspension is supposed to be taken regularly for effective results. In case of a missed dose, take it as soon as you recall it. If it is time for the impending dose, avoid taking the missed dose.
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Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

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Q: What should I discuss with my healthcare provider before taking Gudcef Drops 10ml?

A: Kindly report your complete medical and surgical history to your doctor along with all prescription and non-prescription medicines with herbal medicines and supplements.

Q: How safe is Gudcef Drops 10ml?

A: This medication is safe to use under the prescribed dose and duration. Do not alter or stop the dosage (if you feel better before the prescribed course). Consult your doctor for more details

Q: Can I stop taking Gudcef Drops 10ml when I feel better?

A: Do not stop this medication even when you feel better without the consultation of your doctor.

Q: What should I do in the case of prolonged side effects of Gudcef Drops 10ml?

A: Immediate medical attention is recommended in the case of prolonged side effects.
Last Updated on: 31 Jul 2020 | 07:00 PM (IST)
Disclaimer
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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