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Polypod Cv 200mg Tablet

Polypod Cv 200mg Tablet

By MACLEODS PHARMACEUTICALS
6 Tablet(s) in Strip
MRP 309.75*
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Polypod Cv 200mg Tablet Description

Polypod CV 200 tablet is an antibiotic medicine. It contains a combination of cefpodoxime and clavulanic acid as active substances. This tablet is used to treat bacterial infections of the throat, ne

ck, lungs, ear, urinary tract and skin. Polypod CV 200 tablet works by killing or inhibiting the growth of the bacteria and inactivating the enzymes released by the bacteria. Take this medicine in the exact dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Do not stop taking this medicine on your own. Complete the entire course of antibiotics to prevent the risk of reinfection. Before using Polypod CV 200 tablet, inform the doctor if you are pregnant, planning a pregnancy or breastfeeding and about your detailed medical history.

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ContainsCefpodoxime(200.0 Mg) + Clavulanic Acid(125.0 Mg)
UsesBacterial infection
Side effectsDiarrhoea, nausea, vomiting, headache
TherapyANTIBIOTIC
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uses

Uses of Polypod Cv 200mg Tablet

Polypod CV 200 tablet is used to treat bacterial infections of different parts of the body such as the urinary tract, lungs, throat, skin, ear, reproductive tract.
contraindications

Contraindications of Polypod Cv 200mg Tablet

  • If you have an allergy to cefpodoxime, clavulanic acid, or any of the ingredients of Polypod CV 200 tablet.
  • If you are allergic to the cephalosporin class of antibiotics.
  • If you have an infection that is caused by the bacteria clostridium difficile.
  • If you have liver or kidney problems.
  • If you are suffering from fits.
sideEffects

Side effects of Polypod Cv 200mg Tablet

  • Diarrhoea
  • Vomiting
  • Nausea
  • Headache
  • Skin rash
precautionsAndWarnings

Precautions and Warnings of Polypod Cv 200mg Tablet

pregnancy

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I take Polypod CV 200 tablet during pregnancy?
A:
There is limited data available about the effect of Polypod CV 200 tablet during pregnancy. Hence, it is recommended not to take this medicine, unless it is prescribed by your doctor. Consult your doctor if you are pregnant, think you may be pregnant or you are planning to have a baby.
breastfeeding

Breast Feeding

Q:
Can I take Polypod CV 200 tablet while breastfeeding?
A:
The components of Polypod CV 200 tablet pass into the breastmilk and can cause fungal infections of the mouth and diarrhoea in your baby, though not everyone experiences it. Hence, it should not be taken during breastfeeding, unless it is prescribed by your doctor.
driving

Driving

Q:
Can I drive if I have consumed Polypod CV 200 tablet?
A:
It is advisable not to drive or use machines when you have taken Polypod CV 200 tablet as it may cause dizziness.
alcohol

Alcohol

Q:
Can I consume alcohol with Polypod CV 200 tablet?
A:
Do not consume alcohol when taking Polypod CV 200 tablet as it can cause facial flushing, nausea, vomiting or a more severe reaction. Talk to your doctor if you take it often.
otherGeneralWarnings

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • You have a history of allergic reactions to antibiotics.
  • You are suffering from persistent diarrhoea when on this medicine or even after discontinuing this medicine.
  • You are an alcoholic.
modeOfAction

Mode of Action of Polypod Cv 200mg Tablet

How Does It Work?

  • 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.
directionsForUse

Directions for Use of Polypod Cv 200mg Tablet

  • Take Polypod CV 200 tablet as directed by your doctor.
  • Swallow it as a whole with a glass of water.
  • Do not cut, break or chew the medicine.
  • Take it at a fixed time for optimal results.
  • Do not consume more than the dose prescribed by your doctor.
interactions

Interactions of Polypod Cv 200mg Tablet

Interactions with other medicines

  • Some medicines can affect the way Polypod CV 200 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.
  • Concomitant use of acid-lowering drugs like antacids, ranitidine, cimetidine with Polypod CV 200 tablet decrease the effect of this medicine.
  • Concomitant use of Probenecid with Polypod CV 200 tablet increases the effect of this medicine.
  • When medicines known to cause harm to the kidney such as amphotericin-B, vancomycin, amikacin are administered along with Polypod CV 200 tablet may increase the risk of kidney disease.
  • Discuss with your doctor about any other medicines, herbal preparations and supplements you are currently taking to avoid any possible interactions.
storageAndDisposal

Storage and disposal of Polypod Cv 200mg Tablet

  • Store Polypod CV 200 tablet at or below 25°in a cool and dry place.
  • Please keep it in the original packaging in order to protect it from light.
  • Keep the medicine out of the reach of children.
dosage

Dosage of Polypod Cv 200mg Tablet

Overdose

An overdose of Polypod CV 200 tablet may cause nausea, vomiting, and diarrhoea. If you think you have taken too much of this medicine, contact your doctor immediately or visit the nearest hospital.

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 this medicine, take it as soon as you remember. If it's time for y...
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WRITTEN BY
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Dr. Arpit Verma

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

REVIEWED BY
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Dr. Ritu Budania

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

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Q: For how long do I need to take Polypod CV 200 tablet?

A: You need to complete the full course of Polypod CV 200 tablet, as per your doctor's prescribed duration. If you stop it early, there may be chances of infection reoccur.

Q: I have the flu, can I take Polypod CV 200 tablet?

A: Flu is the common cold that is generally caused by viruses. This medicine 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 Polypod CV 200 tablet be used to treat throat infection?

A: Yes, Polypod CV 200 tablet can be used to treat the throat infection caused by various susceptible bacterial organisms. Your doctor might prescribe you the one based on causative organisms and their sensitivity to this medicine.

Q: Can I take Polypod CV 200 tablet without food?

A: Polypod CV 200 tablet should be taken with food to avoid an upset stomach, also it enhances the absorption of this medicine thereby consuming this medicine on an empty stomach can result in an upset stomach.

Q: What is Polypod CV 200 used for?

A: Polypod CV 200 tablet is used to treat bacterial infections in different parts of the body such as the urinary tract, lungs, throat, skin, ear and reproductive tract.

Q: Is Polypod CV 200 an antibiotic?

A: Yes, Polypod CV 200 tablet is an antibiotic used to treat bacterial infections in different parts of the body. It contains cefpodoxime as the active substance which belongs to the cephalosporin class of antibiotics.
Product Details
Brand
POLYPOD
Expires on or After
29/11/2022
Last Updated on: 21 May 2022 | 01:07 AM (IST)
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