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Opox Cv Dt 100mg Tab 10's

By HETERO HEALTHCARE LIMITED
10 Tablet(s) in Strip
94.3*
MRP 145.08
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Cefpodoxime(100.0 Mg) + Clavulanic Acid(62.5 Mg)
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Therapeutic classification
Antibiotic

Medical Description

Opox Cv Dt Tablet is an antibiotic that is used to treat infection of the urinary tract, lungs, airways, sinus, throat and windpipe. It is a combination medicine containing cefpodoxime and clavulanic
acid as its active ingredients. It acts by the combined action of its two components. Cefpodoxime inhibits the growth of bacteria by interfering with the cell wall and clavulanic acid helps in maintaining the optimal levels of Cefpodoxime. It should be taken as directed by the doctor and in doses and duration as prescribed. Complete the course of antibiotics and do not miss any dose or stop taking this medicine on your own. Before using Opox Cv Dt Tablet, inform the doctor if you are pregnant, planning a pregnancy or are breastfeeding and about your detailed medical history.
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Uses of Opox Cv Dt 100mg Tab 10'S

Opox Cv Dt Tablet is used for the treatment of bacterial infections of the skin, ear, respiratory tract, urinary tract, lungs, throat and tonsil, sexually transmitted diseases.

Contraindications of Opox Cv Dt 100mg Tab 10'S

  • If you have an allergy to this medicine or any of the ingredients of Opox Cv Dt Tablet.
  • If you have an infection that is caused by the 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 Opox Cv Dt 100mg Tab 10'S

  • Headache
  • Nausea
  • Vomiting
  • Stomach pain
  • Diarrhoea

Precautions and Warnings of Opox Cv Dt 100mg Tab 10'S

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I take Opox Cv Dt Tablet during pregnancy?
A:
You should consult your doctor before using Opox Cv Dt Tablet as there is limited information about its safety during pregnancy. Your doctor will only prescribe you this medicine if considered essential after assessing the benefits over risks.

Breast Feeding

Q:
Can I take Opox Cv Dt Tablet while breastfeeding?
A:
Components of Opox Cv Dt Tablet are secreted in breast milk in low amounts. Thus, your doctor will decide of either discontinuing the medicine or the breastfeeding after assessing the potential risk on breastfeeding infant over risk of delayed treatment on breastfeeding mother.

Driving

Q:
Can I drive if I have consumed Opox Cv Dt Tablet?
A:
It is advisable not to drive or use machines when you have taken Opox Cv Dt Tablet as it may cause dizziness.

Alcohol

Q:
Can I consume alcohol with Opox Cv Dt Tablet?
A:
Avoid consuming alcohol when taking Opox Cv Dt 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 Opox Cv Dt Tablet or even after discontinuing this medicine.
  • You regularly consume alcohol in excess.

Mode of Action of Opox Cv Dt 100mg Tab 10'S

How Does It Work?

  • Opox Cv Dt Tablet works by the combined action of both its components: cefpodoxime and clavulanic acid
  • 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) that can destroy Cefpodoxime.
  • Clavulanic acid inactivates this enzyme and hence helps Cefpodoxime to function optimally.

Directions for Use of Opox Cv Dt 100mg Tab 10'S

Opox Cv Dt Tablet should be taken as directed by your doctor. Swallow it as a whole with a glass of water. Do not cut, break or chew the medicine. It should be taken after your meals to avoid stomach
discomforts. It would be best if you take it at a fixed time for optimal results. Do not consume it more than that prescribed by your doctor.
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Interactions of Opox Cv Dt 100mg Tab 10'S

Interactions with other medicines

  • Some medicines can affect the way Opox Cv Dt Tablet 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 gout-like probenecid as they 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.

Interactions with food items

Opox Cv Dt Tablet should be taken after food to avoid any stomach discomforts.

Storage and disposal of Opox Cv Dt 100mg Tab 10'S

  • Store Opox Cv Dt Tablet in a cool and dry place.
  • Keep it in original packaging 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 Opox Cv Dt 100mg Tab 10'S

Overdose

  • Symptoms of an 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 Opox Cv Dt Tablet.

Missed a Dose

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

Content Details

WRITTEN BY

Dr. Nikita Toshi

BDS (Bachelor of Dental Surgery)

REVIEWED BY

Dr. Ritu Budania

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

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Q: How long should I take Opox Cv Dt Tablet?

A: You need to complete the full course of medicine, as per your doctor's prescribed duration. If you stop taking Opox Cv Dt Tablet before completing the treatment, there may be chances that the infection may reoccur.

Q: Can I take Opox Cv Dt Tablet for flu?

A: Flu is a common cold that is generally caused by viruses. Opox Cv Dt 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 Opox Cv Dt Tablet?

  • You should avoid consuming alcohol along with this medicine as alcohol and Opox Cv Dt Tablet have similar side effects.
  • The concomitant use can further increase the side effects.
  • Alcohol slows down body's functions and can reduce energy levels which can delay the recovery from illness.

Quick Summary

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ContainsCefpodoxime(100.0 Mg),Clavulanic Acid(62.5 Mg)
UsesBacterial infection
Side effectsHeadache, nausea, vomiting, stomach pain, diarrhoea
Last Updated on: 13 May 2021 | 05:30 PM (IST)
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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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