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Plugdox 100mg Syp

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By SAMARTH LIFE SCIENCES PVT LTD
30ml Syrup in Bottle

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Cefpodoxime(100.0 Mg)
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Therapeutic classification
ANTIBIOTIC

Medical Description

Plugdox Syrup 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 containin...
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    Uses
    Contraindications
    Side effects
    Precautions and Warnings
    Mode of Action
    Directions for Use
    Interactions
    Storage and disposal
    Dosage
    FAQs
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uses

Uses of Plugdox 100mg Syp

  • Plugdox Syrup is used to treat bacterial infections like respiratory tract infections (bronchitis, pneumonia), skin infections, ear infections, infection of the sinuses, throat Infections, infection o...
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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

Contraindications of Plugdox 100mg Syp

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

Side effects of Plugdox 100mg Syp

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

Precautions and Warnings of Plugdox 100mg Syp

pregnancy

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I take Plugdox Syrup during pregnancy?
A:
As there is limited information about the use of Plugdox Syrup 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.
breastfeeding

Breast Feeding

Q:
Can I take Plugdox Syrup while breastfeeding?
A:
Components of Plugdox Syrup 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

Driving

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

Alcohol

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

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • You experience any severe allergic reactions after taking Plugdox Syrup.
  • 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.
modeOfAction

Mode of Action of Plugdox 100mg Syp

How Does It Work?

Cefpodoxime in Plugdox Syrup works by controlling the growth of bacteria and killing them by inhibiting the synthesis of the bacterial cell wall.
directionsForUse

Directions for Use of Plugdox 100mg Syp

  • Plugdox Syrup 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

Interactions of Plugdox 100mg Syp

Interactions with other medicines

  • Some medicines can affect the way Plugdox Syrup 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 P...
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Interactions with food items

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

Storage and disposal of Plugdox 100mg Syp

  • Store Plugdox Syrup 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

Dosage of Plugdox 100mg Syp

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 Plugdox Syrup, contact your doctor immediately or visit the nearest hospital.

Missed a Dose

If you have missed taking any dose of Plugdox Syrup, 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 double...
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Content Details

WRITTEN BY
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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 Plugdox Syrup be taken for flu and running nose?

  • No, you should not take Plugdox Syrup 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 Plugdox Syrup 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 Plugdox Syrup as prescribed by your doctor.

Q: What is Plugdox Syrup?

A: Plugdox Syrup 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 Plugdox Syrup?

  • 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.
  • Plugdox Syrup 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 stopping ...
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ContainsCefpodoxime(100.0 Mg)
UsesBacterial infections
Side effectsHeadache, nausea, vomiting, stomach pain, indigestion
Last Updated on: 05 Jun 2021 | 02:17 PM (IST)
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