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Vepan 500mg Tablet

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Cephadroxil / Cefadroxil(500.0 Mg)
therapy
Therapeutic classification
ANTIBIOTIC

Medical Description

Vepan 500mg tablet contains Cefadroxil which is a higher antibiotic. It belongs to the Cephalosporin group of medicines. Vepan 500mg tablet is used to treat bacterial infections of the urinary tract, ...
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uses

Uses of Vepan 500 MG

Vepan 500mg tablet is used to treat bacterial infections of the urinary tract, skin & skin structure, throat, lungs, airways only.
contraindications

Contraindications of Vepan 500 MG

  • If you have any allergic reactions to the cefadroxil or other cephalosporin antibiotics or any other ingredients of the Vepan 500mg tablet.
  • If you have a history of severe allergic reaction to Penicillin.
sideEffects

Side effects of Vepan 500 MG

  • Nausea,
  • Vomiting
  • Diarrhoea
  • Stomach pain
  • Indigestion
  • Allergic reactions (skin rash or itching)
precautionsAndWarnings

Precautions and Warnings of Vepan 500 MG

pregnancy

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I take the Vepan 500mg tablet during pregnancy?
A:
There is limited information about the effects of the Vepan 500mg tablet during pregnancy. Thus, it should be used only if it is prescribed by the doctor after assessing the benefits and needs.
breastfeeding

Breast Feeding

Q:
Can I take the Vepan 500mg tablet while breastfeeding?
A:
  • A component of the Vepan 500mg tablet passes into the breastmilk in minimal amounts. However, it is not expected to cause any harm to the newborn baby. If your baby develops thrush, rash or diarrhoea ...
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driving

Driving

Q:
Can I drive if I have consumed the Vepan 500mg tablet?
A:
Vepan 500mg tablet does not have an effect on your ability to drive a vehicle or use machines.
alcohol

Alcohol

Q:
Can I consume alcohol with the Vepan 500mg tablet?
A:
There is no known interaction between alcohol and medicine. However, long term use of alcohol weakens your immune system and body's response to pathogens and infections. Consult the doctor for more information if you drink too often.
otherGeneralWarnings

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • You have an allergy to Penicillins or any other medicines.
  • You have any pre-existing medical condition such as kidney or bowel problems, etc. The doctor might ask you for blood and urine tests during the treatment.
  • You notice blood in your urine or back pain.
  • You experience weakness, loss of appetite as these could be due to decreased red cell count in the blood.
modeOfAction

Mode of Action of Vepan 500 MG

How Does It Work?

Vepan 500mg tablet works by stopping the growth of the bacterial cell wall which eventually leads to the death of the bacteria.
directionsForUse

Directions for Use of Vepan 500 MG

Vepan 500mg tablet should be taken as directed by your doctor. Swallow it as a whole with a glass of water. Take it at a fixed time for optimal results. Do not consume it more than that prescribed by ...
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interactions

Interactions of Vepan 500 MG

Interactions with other medicines

  • Vepan 500mg tablet may interact with other medications and provide an altered response to the treatment. Please notify your doctor if you are undergoing any other treatments, over-the-counter medicati...
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  • Especially, if you are taking medicines for gout such as probenecid, anti-hypertensives, water pills like furosemide, antibiotics such as gentamicin, blood thinners like warfarin, etc.
storageAndDisposal

Storage and disposal of Vepan 500 MG

  • Keep the Vepan 500mg tablet in original packaging to protect it from light and moisture.
  • Store this medicine below 30°C.
  • Keep it out of reach of children and pets.
dosage

Dosage of Vepan 500 MG

Overdose

An overdose of the Vepan 500mg tablet can result in difficulty in breathing, dizziness, low blood pressure, irregular heartbeats, nausea, vomiting, skin eruptions, diarrhoea, cramps, altered conscious...
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Missed a Dose

If you have missed taking any dose of this medicine, take it as early 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...
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Content Details

WRITTEN BY
doctor

Dr. Abhishek B L

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

REVIEWED BY
doctor

Dr. Ritu Budania

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

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Q: Can I stop the Vepan 500mg tablet if I feel better?

A: Do not stop taking the Vepan 500mg tablet without completing the full course. Though you may be feeling better after a few doses, it is essential to finish the course as not all bacteria are killed with a few treatments. Stopping the medication can make the infection harder to treat.

Q: Do I need to be cautious about anything while taking the Vepan 500mg tablet?

  • Watch for persistent diarrhoea, blood in the urine, repeated infections, weakness. Seek medical help if you experience these symptoms.
  • This antibiotic is only for severe infections not controlled by other antibiotics, do not take this medicine on your own.
  • Vepan 500mg tablet is also not meant for viral or fungal infections. It acts only against bacteria.

Q: Shall I take the Vepan 500mg tablet before or after meals?

A: Vepan 500mg tablet should be taken preferably after meals to avoid an upset stomach.

Q: What is the Vepan 500mg tablet used for?

A: Vepan 500mg tablet is an antibiotic containing Cefadroxil as its active ingredient. It is mainly used to treat bacterial infections of the ear throat, airways, skin, urinary tract and lungs caused by various susceptible organisms.

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ContainsCephadroxil / Cefadroxil(500.0 Mg)
UsesBacterial infection
Side effectsDiarrhea, nausea, vomiting, stomach ache, rashes
Last Updated on: 03 Jul 2021 | 11:47 AM (IST)
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