Sporidex 250mg Capsule
Sporidex 250mg Capsule

Sporidex 250mg Capsule

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10 Capsule(s) in Strip
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Cephalexin / Cefalexin(250.0 Mg)
therapy
Therapeutic classification
ANTIBIOTIC

Medical Description

Sporidex 250 capsule is an antibiotic medicine used to treat various bacterial infections such as infections of lungs, respiratory tract, urinary tract, skin and pneumonia. It contains cephalexin (cef...
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uses

Uses of Sporidex 250 MG

Sporidex 250 capsule is used for the treatment of bacterial infection associated with chest, lungs, respiratory tract, skin, or urinary tract.
contraindications

Contraindications of Sporidex 250 MG

  • If you are allergic to cephalexin or any other ingredients of Sporidex 250 capsule.
  • If you are allergic to any other cephalosporin group of antibiotics like Ceftriaxone or Cefuroxime.
sideEffects

Side effects of Sporidex 250 MG

  • Nausea
  • Diarrhoea
  • Vomiting
  • Stomach discomfort
precautionsAndWarnings

Precautions and Warnings of Sporidex 250 MG

pregnancy

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I take Sporidex 250 capsule during pregnancy?
A:
There is limited information on the use of this medicine in pregnancy. Hence it is recommended not to use the same unless prescribed by your doctor.
breastfeeding

Breast Feeding

Q:
Can I take Sporidex 250 capsule while breastfeeding?
A:
Cephalexin passes into the breastmilk in a very small amounts. So, caution should be exercised while giving Sporidex 250 capsule to a nursing mother. If you are taking this medicine during breastfeeding, watch for diarrhoea in a newborn baby.
driving

Driving

Q:
Can I drive if I have consumed Sporidex 250 capsule?
A:
It does not influence driving ability, but if you experience dizziness after taking Sporidex 250 capsule, you should avoid the drive.
alcohol

Alcohol

Q:
Can I consume alcohol with Sporidex 250 capsule?
A:
No known interaction is available with alcohol along with this medicine. Consult the physician if you have a habit of drinking regularly.
otherGeneralWarnings

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • You have a history of allergy to Sporidex 250 capsule or any other antibiotics like penicillin, as much caution is required in such patients.
  • You have liver or kidney problems; your doctor may adjust the dose accordingly.
  • You experience any allergic reaction like skin rashes, etc. which may appear at the start of the treatment; the doctor may discontinue the medicine.
  • Complete the course of the antibiotic even if you are feeling better after a few doses. Not completing the course of antibiotics can lead to resistance.
  • If you get persistent diarrhoea, immediately inform your doctor.
  • You find any other superinfection occurs during the treatment; the doctor should take appropriate measures. It may impair your blood test reports. So, talk to your doctor before any lab tests.
modeOfAction

Mode of Action of Sporidex 250 MG

How Does It Work?

Cephalexin in Sporidex 250 capsule fights a wide range of bacterial infections by killing the bacteria. It acts by inhibiting the bacterial cell wall synthesis, which ultimately leads to the death of ...
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directionsForUse

Directions for Use of Sporidex 250 MG

  • Sporidex 250 capsule 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 can be taken with or after food.
  • It would be best if you take it at a fixed time for optimal results.
  • You should not consume it more than that prescribed by your doctor.
interactions

Interactions of Sporidex 250 MG

Interactions with other medicines

  • Sporidex 250 capsule may interact with other medicines and produce an altered response. Please inform your doctor if you are using any other medicines, over-the-counter medicines and herbal preparatio...
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  • In particular if you are taking medicines like blood thinners, antidiabetic medicines like metformin, anti-gout medicines like probencid etc.
  • This medicine may alter the action of contraceptive pills. If you are using the contraceptive pill while being treated with this medicine, you may need to use an additional physical contraceptive meas...
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  • Concomitant use of antibiotics such as streptomycin, gentamycin, water pills such as furosemide can increase the risk of kidney problems.
  • Inform the doctor regarding a planned surgery or vaccination schedule.
storageAndDisposal

Storage and disposal of Sporidex 250 MG

  • Store Sporidex 250 capsule below 25°C in a clean and dry place, protected from moisture, sunlight and heat.
  • Keep this medicine away from children and pets.
dosage

Dosage of Sporidex 250 MG

Overdose

Symptoms of an overdose may include nausea, vomiting, diarrhoea or blood in the urine. If you experience any of the symptoms or think you have taken an excessive dose of Sporidex 250 capsule, contact ...
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Missed a Dose

  • You should never miss your dose of antibiotics, as it may lead to treatment failure.
  • If you have missed taking any dose of Sporidex 250 capsule, take it as soon as you remember.
  • If it's time for your next dose, then 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
doctor

Dr. Nikita Toshi

BDS (Bachelor of Dental Surgery)

REVIEWED BY
doctor

Dr. Ritu Budania

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

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Q: What should I discuss with my healthcare provider before taking Sporidex 250 capsule?

  • Inform the doctor about your detailed medical & surgical history.
  • Inform your physician if you have any liver or kidney diseases.
  • Inform your doctor if you are pregnant, breastfeeding or planning a pregnancy.
  • Sporidex 250 capsule 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 st...
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Q: Can Sporidex 250 capsule affect my blood test values?

A: Yes, Sporidex 250 capsule may affect your blood result values. Talk to your doctor if you are taking this medicine before doing any blood test.

Q: Can I stop taking Sporidex 250 capsule on my own?

A: No, do not stop taking Sporidex 250 capsule on your own, as this may lead to antibiotic resistance and treatment failure. Always complete the course of antibiotic medicine.

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ContainsCephalexin / Cefalexin(250.0 Mg)
UsesBacterial infection
Side effectsNausea, vomiting, stomach discomfort and diarrhoea
Last Updated on: 27 Aug 2021 | 10:14 AM (IST)
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