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Macpod Drops 10ml

10ml Oral Drop in Bottle
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Cefpodoxime(25.0 Mg)
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Medical Description

Macpod Drops composition includes an antibiotic belonging to the cephalosporin group, and is used to treat a variety of bacterial infections.

Uses of Macpod Drops

Macpod Drops uses is primarily for bacterial infections of the lungs, skin, ear, sinuses, upper respiratory tract and the urinary tract

Contraindications of Macpod Drops

Do not use this drops if you are found allergic to it or to conditions caused by clostridium difficle colitis, and impaired liver functions.

Side effects of Macpod Drops

Macpod Drops side effects include vomiting, loose stools, muscle pain, bloating, headache, hyperactive, numbness, fatigue, flatulence, along with difficulty in passing stools.

Precautions and Warnings of Macpod Drops


Can I apply Macpod Drops during pregnancy?
The drops should not be taken during pregnancy unless considered important by your doctor.

Breast Feeding

Can I use Macpod Drops while breastfeeding?
Since the medicine passes into breast milk in low quantities, it is not advisable to take the drops unless advised by your doctor. At the same time, if the medicine is used, it is best to monitor the infant closely for signs of diarrhea.


Can I drive if I have applied Macpod Drops?
This drops may impair your child's ability to drive small bikes or play activities that requires concentration. Monitor for any symptoms like giddiness, lack of alertness or confusion in your child.


Can I consume alcohol with Macpod Drops?
There is no known interaction with alcohol.

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • Always complete the course of the medication, in spit of feeling better after a few doses, or else it may led to resistance in your child. In case of continous diarrhea, consult your doctor immediately.
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Mode of Action of Macpod Drops

How Does It Work?

It stops the bacteria's growth, thus preventing further infection.

Directions for Use of Macpod Drops

Apply the drops to your child as advised by your doctor. Take it with or without meals. Monitor whether the proper amount of medication is administered.

Interactions of Macpod Drops

Interactions with other medicines

Do not combine it with antacids such as cimetidine and ranitidine to prevent the reduced absorption of the medicine.

Interactions with food items

No data is available regarding its interaction with food.

Other general Interactions

There is no proper data available for its interaction in the presence of other conditions.

Storage and disposal of Macpod Drops

Store it away from light and moisture.

Dosage of Macpod Drops


Overdose may cause pain in the abdomen, vomiting sensation, seizures and loose stools. Hemodialysis can help in the removal of excess medicine in the presence of kidney failure.

Missed a Dose

Take the missed dose as soon as you remember, unless its time for your next dose. Skip the previous dose in that case. Do not take a double dose.

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)


Q: Is it safe to give Macpod Drops to someone who is less than two months old?

A: The safety of this medicine is not yet established in infants who are less than two months old.

Q: What should my child's doctor be informed before starting Macpod Drops?

  • Inform your paediatrician about all the medical and surgical conditions about your child. Also mention all the prescription and OTC medicinesm along with any herbal and nutritional supplments that are being taken before beginning Macpod Drops. Ask queries regarding the medication usage and any other doubts you have about it.
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  • How should I manage any undesirable symptoms if they occur to my child?
  • Seek immediate medical help and describe the symptoms to get proper remedy for it. Do not self-medicate or alter any of the dosage.
  • How do I store Macpod Drops?
  • The medicine is to be stored at room temperature, away from light and moisture.
Last Updated on: 31 Jul 2020 | 07:00 PM (IST)
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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