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Zedocef 50mg Oral Suspension 30ml

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Cefpodoxime(50.0 Mg)
Therapeutic classification

Medical Description

Zedocef 50mg Dry Syp 30ml is a cefpodoxime-based syrup used for treating bacterial infections.

Uses of Zedocef 50mg Dry Syp 30ml

The uses of Zedocef 50mg Dry Syp 30ml include the treatment of pneumonia; bronchitis; urinary tract infection; infection of the throat, ear, skin, and sinuses; and gonorrhoeal infections.

Contraindications of Zedocef 50mg Dry Syp 30ml

Individuals allergic to cefpodoxime should not take this medication, and it is not recommended for infants.

Side effects of Zedocef 50mg Dry Syp 30ml

The side effects of Zedocef 50mg Dry Syp 30ml include nausea and vomiting, diarrhoea, bloating, fatigue and tiredness, and dizziness.

Precautions and Warnings of Zedocef 50mg Dry Syp 30ml


Can I consume Zedocef 50mg Dry Syp 30ml during pregnancy?
The doctor carefully analyses all the benefits and side effects the prescription can cause and only then if the medicine seems beneficial, it is advised to a pregnant woman.

Breast Feeding

Can I consume Zedocef 50mg Dry Syp 30ml while breastfeeding?
The medicine might have an effect on the breastfed infant; a consultation is necessary before starting cefpodoxime.


Can I drive if I have consumed Zedocef 50mg Dry Syp 30ml?
Side effects of cefpodoxime can result in dizziness. Avoid driving in such a condition.


Can I consume alcohol with Zedocef 50mg Dry Syp 30ml?
There is no complication with the consumption of alcohol along with the medicine.

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
The course of the medication is not to be stopped with requiting signs of the infection. A sudden and unadvised break from the prescription can result in the infection returning.

Mode of Action of Zedocef 50mg Dry Syp 30ml

How Does It Work?

Cefpodoxime is a semi-synthetic cephalosporin and beta lactam antibiotic that inhibits the synthesis of the bacterial cell walls by producing enzymes, resulting in no further cell division and hence kills the bacteria.
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Directions for Use of Zedocef 50mg Dry Syp 30ml

Zedocef 50mg Dry Syp 30ml should be taken as per the prescribed dosage, and the bottle must be shaken well before use. Please ensure that the syrup is taken with food.

Interactions of Zedocef 50mg Dry Syp 30ml

Interactions with other medicines

  • Antacids can hamper the working of cefpodoxime
  • Cefpodoxime with warfarin can result in excessive bleeding

Interactions with food items

There have been no reported complications of Zedocef 50mg Dry Syp 30ml with food products.

Other general Interactions

Cefpodoxime is liable to have a negative effect on individuals who have severe kidney and liver conditions.

Storage and disposal of Zedocef 50mg Dry Syp 30ml

The syrup should be kept in a bottle and tightly capped after every dose. It should be stored in a cool and dry place.

Dosage of Zedocef 50mg Dry Syp 30ml


  • Allergic reaction
  • Vomiting
  • Tarry stool
  • Change in colour and odour of vaginal discharge
  • Excessive diarrhoea

Missed a Dose

If you have missed a dose, you should take it as soon as you remember it. However, you should avoid taking a double dose and not take a missed dose with your scheduled dose.

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)


Q: Can I take another beta-lactam antibiotic along with Zedocef 50mg Dry Syp 30ml?

A: Taking multiple beta-lactam antibiotics can result in increased and severe side effects and is not advised.

Q: Can the syrup be used for getting relief from common cold or flu?

A: The medicine acts only on bacterial infections and hence is not advisable in common cold or flu.

Q: How long before the effects of the medicine start to show?

A: The effects of the prescription should be visible a few days after starting it. However, if there is no change in the condition, you should consult your doctor.

Q: What precise changes are seen in the vaginal discharge upon starting the prescription?

A: White vaginal discharge can be seen and a change in the odour of the discharge may be noticed after starting the prescription

Q: Does the vaginal discharge affect contraceptives of any kind?

A: It should not affect your contraceptives, but you should consult your doctor for more information.
Last Updated on: 31 Jul 2020 | 07:00 PM (IST)
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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