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Swich 200mg Strip Of 10 Tablets

Swich 200mg Strip Of 10 Tablets

By ALKEM LABORATORIES LTD
10 Tablet(s) in Strip
MRP 200.00
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Swich 200 MG Description

Swich 200 tablet is an antibiotic medicine. It contains cefpodoxime as its active ingredient. Swich 200 tablet is used to treat various bacterial infections of the ear, nose, throat, lungs, urinary tract, stomach, and reproductive tract. Cefpodoxime prevents the formation of the cell wall and kills the infection-causing bacteria. Take this medicine in the dose as prescribed. You should always complete the entire course of treatment with antibiotics to prevent the risk of re-infection. Inform your doctor about your medical history and if you are pregnant, planning a pregnancy, or are breastfeeding before starting this medicine.

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Product Summary

Offer Price₹176.00
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ContainsCefpodoxime(200.0 Mg)
UsesBacterial infections
Side effectsDiarrhea, nausea, vomiting, stomach ache
TherapyANTIBIOTIC
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uses

Uses of Swich 200 MG

Swich 200 tablet is used for the treatment of bacterial infections of the ear, nose, urinary tract, throat, chest, lungs, urinary tract, stomach, and reproductive tract.
contraindications

Contraindications of Swich 200 MG

  • If you are allergic to cefpodoxime or any other ingredient of Swich 200 tablet.
  • If you have a history of allergy to penicillin or other beta-lactam antibiotics. If you are not sure what these medicines are, please confirm with your doctor.
sideEffects

Side effects of Swich 200 MG

  • Nausea
  • Vomiting
  • Headache
  • Stomach pain
  • Diarrhoea
precautionsAndWarnings

Precautions and Warnings of Swich 200 MG

pregnancy

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I take Swich 200 tablet during pregnancy?
A:
There is limited information about the effect of Swich 200 tablet on pregnancy. This medicine should be used in pregnant women only if prescribed by the doctor after assessing the benefit and need.
breastfeeding

Breast Feeding

Q:
Can I take Swich 200 tablet while breastfeeding?
A:
  • Swich 200 tablet may pass into human breast milk.This medicine should be used in breastfeeding women only if prescribed by the doctor.
driving

Driving

Q:
Can I drive if I have consumed Swich 200 tablet?
A:
Swich 200 tablet may cause dizziness. If you experience any such effects after taking this medicine that may affect your ability to drive safely, it is suggested to avoid driving.
alcohol

Alcohol

Q:
Can I consume alcohol with Swich 200 tablet?
A:
Limited information is available on the interaction of alcohol with Swich 200 tablet. Ask your doctor for advice on alcohol intake along with Swich 200 tablet.
otherGeneralWarnings

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • You experience any allergic reactions after taking this medicine.
  • You develop watery or bloody diarrhoea.
  • You have a history of allergy to medicines called cephalosporins or penicillins.
  • You are taking any other antibiotics
  • You have kidney disorders.
  • You have a history of gastrointestinal disease.
directionsForUse

Directions for Use of Swich 200 MG

  • Swich 200 tablet should be taken as directed by your doctor.
  • Swallow it whole with a glass of water.
  • It would be best if you take it at a fixed time for optimal results.
  • Do not consume more than the dose prescribed by your doctor.
storageAndDisposal

Storage and disposal of Swich 200 MG

  • Store Swich 200 tablet at or below 25°C. Protect from light and moisture.
  • Keep out of the reach of children and pets.
quickTips

Quick Tips of Swich 200 MG

  • Swich 200mg tablet is an antibiotic used to treat various bacterial infections like pneumonia, and other infections of the skin, ear, nose, lungs, throat, stomach, reproductive tract, and urinary trac...
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  • You should always complete the entire course of treatment with antibiotics as prescribed by your doctor even if you start feeling better after taking this medicine. Missing a dose or stopping this med...
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  • Take it with food to avoid an upset stomach.
  • Before starting Swich 200mg tablet, inform your doctor if you are pregnant, planning on becoming pregnant, or breastfeeding. If you conceive while taking this medicine, stop taking this medicine immed...
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  • Also, inform your doctor about all your other medicines and your complete medical history.
  • Headache, stomach pain, diarrhoea, and nausea/vomiting may occur in some individuals with the use of this medicine. Inform your doctor if these effects bother you or do not go away.
  • It is recommended to avoid driving, operating heavy machinery, or performing any tasks that require mental alertness if you experience dizziness or sleepiness after taking Swich 200mg tablet.
dosage

Dosage of Swich 200 MG

Overdose

Overdose symptoms of Swich 200 tablet may include stomach pain, diarrhoea, headache, nausea, and vomiting. If you think you have taken too much of this medicine, contact your doctor immediately or vis...
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Missed a Dose

It is advisable not to miss any doses of antibiotics. If you missed any dose, take it as soon as you remember. If it is time for the next dose, skip the missed dose and follow the regular dosing sched...
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modeOfAction

Mode of Action of Swich 200 MG

How Does It Work?

Swich 200 tablet controls the growth of infection-causing bacteria and kills them by preventing the formation of the bacterial cell wall.
interactions

Interactions of Swich 200 MG

Interactions with other medicines

  • Some medicines can affect the way Swich 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 interaction.
  • Particular care should be taken if you are taking medicines to treat high blood pressure, heart failure, high/abnormal cholesterol levels, blood clots, infections, diabetes, asthma, pain, immunomodula...
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Content Details

WRITTEN BY
doctor

Shaman Ansari

D.Pharm, B.Pharm

REVIEWED BY
doctor

Dr. Ritu Budania

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

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Q: I have flu and running nose, can I take Swich 200 tablet?

  • No, you should not self-medicate yourself with Swich 200 tablet
  • 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 Swich 200 tablet 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 of antibiotics as prescribed by your doctor.

Q: Is Swich 200 tablet safe and effective?

A: Swich 200 tablet is safe and effective if you take it at the dose and duration advised by your doctor. If you stop taking this tablet once you start feeling good, the chance of recurrence of the infection increases, while an overdose of this medicine can lead to serious health consequences.

Q: What is the use of Swich 200 tablet?

A: Swich 200 tablet is used for the treatment of bacterial infections of the ear, nose, urinary tract, throat, chest, lungs, urinary tract, stomach, and reproductive tract.

Q: What is the content present in the Swich 200 tablet?

A: The content present in the Swich 200 tablet is cefpodoxime, which is an antibiotic medicine.

Q: Is there any side effect of the Swich 200?

A: Nausea, headache, stomach pain, diarrhoea, bloating, fatigue are a few side effects that an individual might experience after taking the Swich 200. These symptoms are usually mild and go away with time.

Q: When to take Swich 200?

  • Swich 200 tablet should be taken with food to increase the absorption.
  • However, you should always take this medicine as prescribed by your doctor.
  • Take this medicine at a fixed time everyday for optimal benefits.

Q: Is Swich 200 an antibiotic?

A: Yes, Swich 200 tablet is an antibiotic medicine containing cefpodoxime as its active ingredient. It belongs to the cephalosporin class of antibiotics.
Last Updated on: 5 July 2023 | 1:09 PM (IST)

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