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Kefpod 100mg Suspension 30ml Orange

By GLENMARK PHARMACEUTICALS
30ml Suspension in Bottle
124.53*
MRP 146.50
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Kefpod 100 MG/5ML Description

Kefpod Suspension is used for the treatment of bacterial infections such as pneumonia, bronchitis and other infections of the skin, nose, throat, urinary tract, etc. It is an antibiotic medicine cont

ining cefpodoxime as its active ingredient. It works by killing the bacteria, improving your condition and curing the infection. Kefpod Suspension should be taken as directed by the doctor and in the correct doses and for the exact duration as prescribed. It should be taken with food to avoid stomach discomforts. Nausea, vomiting, headache and stomach pain are some of the common side effects of Kefpod Suspension. Most of which are temporary. However, if you feel the side effects persist or your condition worsens, contact your doctor immediately. Before using Kefpod Suspension, inform the doctor if you are pregnant, planning a pregnancy or breastfeeding and about your detailed medical history.

Product Summary

Offer Price₹124.53
You Save₹21.97 (15% on MRP)
ContainsCefpodoxime Proxetil(100.0 Mg/5ml)
UsesBacterial infections
Side effectsHeadache, nausea, vomiting, stomach pain, indigestion
TherapyANTIBIOTIC
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Uses of Kefpod 100 MG/5ML

  • Kefpod Suspension is used to treat bacterial infections like respiratory tract infections (bronchitis, pneumonia), skin infections, ear infections, infection of the sinuses, throat Infections, infecti...
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  • It is also used to treat infection of the urinary tract, gonorrhoea (a sexually transmitted disease in both male and female genital organs) and other infection of genital organs in male and female.

Contraindications of Kefpod 100 MG/5ML

  • If you are allergic to Cefpodoxime or any of the other ingredients of Kefpod Suspension.
  • If you have a history of a severe allergic reaction to Penicillin or other Beta-Lactam antibiotics.

Side effects of Kefpod 100 MG/5ML

  • Headache
  • Nausea
  • Vomiting
  • Stomach pain
  • Indigestion
  • Bloating
  • Diarrhoea
  • Cough
  • Tiredness
  • Skin and vaginal fungal infection
  • Vertigo
  • Chest pain

Precautions and Warnings of Kefpod 100 MG/5ML

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I take Kefpod Suspension during pregnancy?
A:
As there is limited information about the use of Kefpod Suspension 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 medicine.

Breast Feeding

Q:
Can I take Kefpod Suspension while breastfeeding?
A:
Components of Kefpod Suspension are known to pass into the breastmilk 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

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

Alcohol

Q:
Can I consume alcohol with Kefpod Suspension?
A:
There is no known interaction with alcohol and Kefpod Suspension. However, it is essential to consult your physician if you have a habit of drinking regularly.

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • You experience any severe allergic reactions after taking Kefpod Suspension.
  • You have any problems with your kidney.
  • You have a history of stomach and intestine disease.
  • You develop watery and bloody diarrhoea.
  • You have had an allergy to medicines called Cephalosporins or Penicillins.
  • You are using any Beta-lactam antibacterial medicines.
  • You do not notice any improvement in your condition while on treatment.

Mode of Action of Kefpod 100 MG/5ML

How Does It Work?

Cefpodoxime in Kefpod Suspension works by controlling the growth of bacteria and killing them by inhibiting the synthesis of the bacterial cell wall.

Directions for Use of Kefpod 100 MG/5ML

  • Kefpod Suspension should be taken as directed by your doctor.
  • Shake it well before use.
  • Use a measuring cup, spoon or dropper for the exact quantity.
  • It would be best 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 Kefpod 100 MG/5ML

Interactions with other medicines

  • Some medicines can affect the way Kefpod Suspension works or this medicine itself can reduce the effectiveness of other medicines taken at the same time.
  • Tell your doctor about all the medicines, supplements or herbals you are currently taking or might take to avoid any possible interactions.
  • 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 K...
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Interactions with food items

Food increases the absorption of Kefpod Suspension. Thus, your doctor may recommend you take it with or after having your meal.

Storage and disposal of Kefpod 100 MG/5ML

  • Store Kefpod Suspension in a cool and dry place, protect it from direct sunlight, moisture and heat.
  • Keep it away from children and pets.
  • 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 Kefpod 100 MG/5ML

Overdose

  • Symptoms of an overdose include stomach pain, diarrhoea, headache, nausea and vomiting.
  • If you experience any of the symptoms or think you have taken too much of Kefpod Suspension, contact your doctor immediately or visit the nearest hospital.

Missed a Dose

If you have missed taking any dose of Kefpod Suspension, 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 do...
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Content Details

WRITTEN BY
doctor

Dr. Arpit Verma

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

REVIEWED BY
doctor

Dr. Ritu Budania

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

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Q: Can Kefpod Suspension be taken for flu and running nose?

  • No, you should not take Kefpod Suspension without consulting the doctor.
  • This medicine is a higher antibiotic meant for severe infections and your doctor will prescribe you the same only if it is essential.
  • This medication is not for viral infections and generally, flu occurs due to viruses.

Q: Can I stop taking Kefpod Suspension 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 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 Kefpod Suspension as prescribed by your doctor.

Q: What is Kefpod Suspension?

A: Kefpod Suspension 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, ear, nose, throat, urinary tract.

Q: What should I discuss with my healthcare expert before taking Kefpod Suspension?

  • Inform the doctor about your detailed medical & surgical history.
  • Inform your doctor if you have liver or kidney disease.
  • Inform your doctor if you are pregnant, breastfeeding or are planning to have a baby.
  • Kefpod Suspension may interact with other medicines, hence, inform your doctor if you are taking any other medicines including supplements or herbal products. Also, inform your doctor if you are stopp...
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Product Details
Brand
KEFPOD
Country of Origin
India
Expires on or After
30/08/2023
Last Updated on: 04 Jun 2022 | 05:05 PM (IST)

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