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Swich Drops 10ml
Swich Drops 10ml
Swich Drops 10ml

Swich Drops 10ml

By ALKEM LABORATORIES LTD
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10ml Oral Drop in Bottle
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Composition:

Cefpodoxime(25.0 Mg)

Therapeutic classification:

Antibiotic (cephalosporins)
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Medical Description

Swich Drops 10ml, which belongs to the family of cephalosporins, is an antibiotic used for treating bacterial infections.

Uses of Swich Drops 10ml

  • Upper respiratory tract infections
  • Otitis media
  • Tonsillitis
  • Sinusitis
  • Pneumonia
  • Bronchitis
  • Urinary tract infections
  • Skin infections
  • Gonorrhoea

Contraindications of Swich Drops 10ml

Abnormal liver function tests

Side effects of Swich Drops 10ml

  • Nausea
  • Vomiting
  • Abdominal pain
  • Diarrhoea
  • Skin rash
  • Fever
  • Muscular pain
  • Allergic reactions
  • Vaginal infections
  • Headaches
  • Dizziness
  • Insomnia

Precautions and Warnings of Swich Drops 10ml

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I take Swich Drops 10ml during pregnancy?
A:
As it is for paediatric use, there is no relevant information about this.

Breast Feeding

Q:
Can I take Swich Drops 10ml while breastfeeding?
A:
As it is for paediatric use, there is no relevant information about this.

Driving

Q:
Can I drive if I have consumed Swich Drops 10ml?
A:
As it is for paediatric use, there is no relevant information about this.

Alcohol

Q:
Can I consume alcohol with Swich Drops 10ml?
A:
As it is for paediatric use, there is no relevant information about this.

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
You should complete the course of the medicine even if the baby is feeling better after a few doses. If the course of antibiotic is not completed, it can lead to resistance. You should immediately inform your doctor If there is persistent diarrhoea.
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Mode of Action of Swich Drops 10ml

How Does It Work?

It kills bacteria by preventing the formation of cell wall, which is necessary for their survival.

Directions for Use of Swich Drops 10ml

You should take the exact dosage prescribed by your physician.

Interactions of Swich Drops 10ml

Interactions with other medicines

  • If you are taking antacids such as cimetidine and ranitidine, you should consult your physician as they decrease the absorption of the medicine.
  • Combination of this medicine with medicines decreases renal function as it may increase the risk of kidney damage.

Interactions with food items

There has been no reported interaction of Swich Drops 10ml with food.

Other general Interactions

It will not allow vaccine to work in your body; hence, you should not get immunized when you are on this medicine.

Storage and disposal of Swich Drops 10ml

You should store this medication in a tightly closed container in a refrigerator. You should keep it out of reach of children. Also, any unused medication should be disposed after 14 days.

Dosage of Swich Drops 10ml

Overdose

You may suffer from abdominal pain, diarrhoea, headache, nausea, seizures, and vomiting. In such cases, you should consult your physician.

Missed a Dose

If you have missed a dose, you should take it as you remember it. However, if it is almost the time for your next dose, you should not take that missed dose and follow you actual dosage schedule. You should avoid taking a double dose.
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Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

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Q: Can I use this medicine for viral infection, like cold cough?

A: Swich Drops 10ml is an antibiotic that is meant to kill bacteria; hence, it is used to treat bacterial infections. It will not have any effect in case of viral infection.

Q: Can I stop medicine once I start feeling better?

A: You should not stop the medicine even if the baby feels better after a few doses as it creates resistance to the bacteria.

Q: What are the symptoms of overdose?

  • Abdominal pain
  • Nausea
  • Vomiting
  • Diarrhoea
  • Seizures

Q: How to use this medicine?

A: You should give the exact number of drops as those prescribed by your physician.

Q: What are the side effects of this medicine?

A: Nausea Vomiting Abdominal pain Diarrhoea Skin rash Fever Muscular pain Allergic reactions Vaginal infections Headaches Dizziness Insomnia

Q: How does this medicine work?

A: It kills the bacteria by preventing the formation of cell wall, which is necessary for their survival.
Last Updated on: 11 Oct 2019 | 09:56 PM (IST)

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The information provided herein is accurate, updated and complete as per the best practices of the Company. Please note that this information should not be treated as a replacement for physical medical consultation or advice. We do not guarantee the accuracy and the completeness of the information so provided. The absence of any information and/or warning to any drug shall not be considered and assumed as an implied assurance of the Company. We do not take any responsibility for the consequences arising out of the aforementioned information and strongly recommend you for a physical consultation in case of any queries or doubts. Please click here for detailed T&C.
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