Sporidex 500mg Capsule
Sporidex 500mg Capsule

Sporidex 500mg Capsule

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Sporidex 500 MG Description

Spirodex 500mg capsule is an antibiotic medicine containing cephalexin. It is used to treat bacterial infections like infections of the lungs, respiratory tract, urinary tract, skin and pneumonia. Cep...
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ContainsCephalexin / Cefalexin(500.0 Mg)
UsesBacterial infection
Side effectsDiarrhea, nausea, vomiting, stomach upset
ClassificationANTIBIOTIC
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Uses of Sporidex 500 MG

It is used to treat chest and lungs infection like bronchitis, pneumonia and treatment infections of the skin and urinary tract.

Contraindications of Sporidex 500 MG

If you are allergic to Cephalexin or other cephalosporin groups of antibiotics like Ceftriaxone or Cefuroxime.

Side effects of Sporidex 500 MG

  • Diarrhoea
  • Nausea
  • Vomiting
  • Stomach pain

Precautions and Warnings of Sporidex 500 MG

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I take Spirodex 500mg Capsule during pregnancy?
A:
Avoid during pregnancy unless considered essential by the physician. Consult the doctor if you are pregnant, the doctor will tell you about the use of the medicine after assessing the benefits of cefalexin over risks.

Breast Feeding

Q:
Can I take Spirodex 500mg Capsule while breastfeeding?
A:
  • The medicine pass into the breast milk in a very small amount. So caution must be exercised while giving the medicine to a nursing mother.
  • If you are taking the medicine during breastfeeding, watch for diarrhoea in a newborn baby.

Driving

Q:
Can I drive after consuming Spirodex 500mg Capsule?
A:
It does not influence driving ability, but if you experience dizziness after taking the medicine, avoid driving.

Alcohol

Q:
Can I consume alcohol while taking Spirodex 500mg Capsule?
A:
Alcohol consumption with the medicine increases the side effect like dizziness and nausea. Avoid alcohol while on the treatment.

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • You suffer from an allergy to the medicine or other antibiotics like penicillin, as much caution is required in patients.
  • You suffer from liver or kidney problems; the doctor may adjust the dose.
  • You suffer from allergic reaction like skin rashes etc. which may appear at the start of the treatment; the doctor may discontinue the medicine.
  • Complete the course even if you are feeling better after a few doses. Not completing the course of antibiotics leads to resistance.
  • If you get persistent diarrhoea, inform the doctor.
  • You find other superinfection occurs during the treatment; the doctor must take appropriate measures. It may impair the blood test reports. Inform the doctor before lab tests.

Mode of Action of Sporidex 500 MG

How Does It Work?

Spirodex 500mg Capsule fights a wide range of bacterial infections by killing the bacteria. It inhibits the bacterial cell wall synthesis, which leads to the death of bacteria.

Directions for Use of Sporidex 500 MG

  • Take the medicine as prescribed by the doctor and follow the prescribed dosage duration.
  • It must be taken orally with or after food.

Interactions of Sporidex 500 MG

Interactions with other medicines

  • Spirodex 500mg Capsule interact with other medicines and produce an altered response. Inform the doctor if you are using other medicines, over-the-counter medicines and herbal preparations.
  • Medicine used to treat gout like probenecid must be used cautiously. Concomitant use of antibiotics like streptomycin, gentamycin, water pills like furosemide increases the risk of kidney problems.

Storage and disposal of Sporidex 500 MG

  • Store below 25°C in a clean and dry place, protected from moisture, sunlight and heat.
  • Keep it away from children and pets.

Dosage of Sporidex 500 MG

Overdose

An overdose may cause nausea, vomiting, diarrhoea or blood in the urine. If you experience the symptoms or have taken an excessive dose of the medicine, contact the doctor or visit the nearest hospita...
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Missed a Dose

  • Avoid missing a dose of antibiotics, as it may lead to treatment failure.
  • If you have missed taking a dose, take it as soon as you remember.
  • If it's time for the next dose, skip the missed dose and continue with the regular dose schedule.
  • Avoid taking a double dose 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 let know my healthcare provider before taking Spirodex 500mg Capsule?

  • Inform the doctor about the detailed medical and surgical history.
  • Inform the physician if you have liver or kidney disease.
  • Inform the doctor if you are pregnant, breastfeeding or planning a pregnancy.

Q: Can the medicine affect my blood test values?

A: Yes, the medicine may affect the blood result values. Inform the doctor if you are taking the medicine before doing a blood test.

Q: Is Spirodex 500mg Capsule safe to use?

A: Yes, Spirodex 500mg Capsule is safe to use when taken under medical supervision. It may show allergic reactions, you must not use the medicine if you are allergic to Cephalexin.

Q: Can I stop taking Spirodex 500mg Capsule on my own?

A: No, avoid stopping on your own, taking the medicine, as this may lead to antibiotic resistance and treatment failure. Complete the course of the medicine.

Q: Is Sporidex good for a cold?

A: No, you should not take this medicine for any condition other than what it is prescribed for. This is an antibiotic medicine for bacterial infection not effective in viral infection. And common cold and flu are caused by viruses.

Q: Is Sporidex 500 an antibiotic?

A: Yes, Sporidex 500 is an antibiotic medicine, used to treat various types of bacterial infections like skin, ear, stomach, urinary tract infections, bronchitis, sinusitis, etc.

Q: How long does it take for Sporidex to work?

A: Sporidex can start showing its effect approximately after 1-2 hours of its consumption. However, it varies among individuals and can also vary due to the severity of the infection. As it is an antibiotic medicine, the complete effect of the infection could be seen only after completing the full course of antibiotic treatment.

Q: Are Sporidex and cephalexin the same?

A: Yes, Sporidex contains cephalexin, as its active component which belongs to an antibiotic class of medicines.

Q: What is the side effect of Sporidex?

A: Diarrhoea, nausea, vomiting and stomach pain are a few common side effects that can be seen during the treatment with Sporidex. However, these symptoms are usually mild and resolve on their own. Also, it is not important that everyone experience the same.
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Last Updated on: 13 Apr 2022 | 03:45 PM (IST)

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