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Zepodox 50mg Suspension 30ml

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30ml Suspension in Bottle
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MRP 52.00
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Zepodox 50 MG Description

Zepodox Suspension is used for the treatment of bacterial infections such as pneumonia, bronchitis and other infections of the skin, nose, throat, urinary tract, etc. It is an antibiotic medicine con

aining cefpodoxime as its active ingredient. It works by killing the bacteria, improving your condition and curing the infection. Zepodox Suspension should be taken as directed by the doctor and in the correct doses and for the exact duration as prescribed. It should be taken with food to avoid stomach discomforts. Nausea, vomiting, headache and stomach pain are some of the common side effects of Zepodox Suspension. Most of which are temporary. However, if you feel the side effects persist or your condition worsens, contact your doctor immediately. Before using Zepodox Suspension, inform the doctor if you are pregnant, planning a pregnancy or breastfeeding and about your detailed medical history.

Product Summary

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ContainsCefpodoxime(50.0 Mg)
UsesBacterial infections
Side effectsHeadache, nausea, vomiting, stomach pain, indigestion
TherapyANTIBIOTIC
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Uses of Zepodox 50 MG

  • Zepodox Suspension is used to treat bacterial infections like respiratory tract infections (bronchitis, pneumonia), skin infections, ear infections, infection of the sinuses, throat Infections, infect...
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  • It is also used to treat infection of the urinary tract, gonorrhoea (a sexually transmitted disease in both male and female genital organs) and other infection of genital organs in male and female.

Contraindications of Zepodox 50 MG

  • If you are allergic to Cefpodoxime or any of the other ingredients of Zepodox Suspension.
  • If you have a history of a severe allergic reaction to Penicillin or other Beta-Lactam antibiotics.

Side effects of Zepodox 50 MG

  • Headache
  • Nausea
  • Vomiting
  • Stomach pain
  • Indigestion
  • Bloating
  • Diarrhoea
  • Cough
  • Tiredness
  • Skin and vaginal fungal infection
  • Vertigo
  • Chest pain

Precautions and Warnings of Zepodox 50 MG

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I take Zepodox Suspension during pregnancy?
A:
As there is limited information about the use of Zepodox Suspension during pregnancy, consult your doctor if you are pregnant or think you may be pregnant or are planning to have a baby before starting this medicine.

Breast Feeding

Q:
Can I take Zepodox Suspension while breastfeeding?
A:
Components of Zepodox Suspension are known to pass into the breastmilk but in small amounts. However, it can be used while breastfeeding. In case of diarrhoea or mucosal fungal infection in the breastfed baby, consult your doctor for further information.

Driving

Q:
Can I drive if I have consumed Zepodox Suspension?
A:
You may feel dizzy while taking Zepodox Suspension. Caution is needed while driving or operating machines.

Alcohol

Q:
Can I consume alcohol with Zepodox Suspension?
A:
There is no known interaction with alcohol and Zepodox Suspension. However, it is essential to consult your physician if you have a habit of drinking regularly.

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • You experience any severe allergic reactions after taking Zepodox Suspension.
  • You have any problems with your kidney.
  • You have a history of stomach and intestine disease.
  • You develop watery and bloody diarrhoea.
  • You have had an allergy to medicines called Cephalosporins or Penicillins.
  • You are using any Beta-lactam antibacterial medicines.
  • You do not notice any improvement in your condition while on treatment.

Mode of Action of Zepodox 50 MG

How Does It Work?

Cefpodoxime in Zepodox Suspension works by controlling the growth of bacteria and killing them by inhibiting the synthesis of the bacterial cell wall.

Directions for Use of Zepodox 50 MG

  • Zepodox Suspension should be taken as directed by your doctor.
  • Shake it well before use.
  • Use a measuring cup, spoon or dropper for the exact quantity.
  • It would be best if you took it at a fixed time for optimal results.
  • You should not consume it more than that prescribed by your doctor.

Interactions of Zepodox 50 MG

Interactions with other medicines

  • Some medicines can affect the way Zepodox Suspension 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 interactions.
  • Medicines used to treat acidity like Cimetidine, Ranitidine, medicines used to treat gout (Probenecid), medicines used to thin your blood (oral anticoagulants) should be used with caution along with Z...
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Interactions with food items

Food increases the absorption of Zepodox Suspension. Thus, your doctor may recommend you take it with or after having your meal.

Storage and disposal of Zepodox 50 MG

  • Store Zepodox Suspension in a cool and dry place, protect it from direct sunlight, moisture and heat.
  • Keep it away from children and pets.
  • Do not use expired or damaged medicines.
  • Discard unused medicine properly. Do not flush it in the toilet or throw it into the drain.

Dosage of Zepodox 50 MG

Overdose

  • Symptoms of an overdose include stomach pain, diarrhoea, headache, nausea and vomiting.
  • If you experience any of the symptoms or think you have taken too much of Zepodox Suspension, contact your doctor immediately or visit the nearest hospital.

Missed a Dose

If you have missed taking any dose of Zepodox Suspension, take it as soon as you remember. If it is time for the next dose, skip the missed dose and follow the regular dosing schedule. Do not take a d...
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Content Details

WRITTEN BY
doctor

Dr. Arpit Verma

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

REVIEWED BY
doctor

Dr. Ritu Budania

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

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Q: Can Zepodox Suspension be taken for flu and running nose?

  • No, you should not take Zepodox Suspension without consulting the doctor.
  • 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 Zepodox Suspension 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 with Zepodox Suspension as prescribed by your doctor.

Q: What is Zepodox Suspension?

A: Zepodox Suspension is an antibiotic containing Cefpodoxime as its active ingredient. It is used to treat bacterial infections such as pneumonia, bronchitis and other infections of the skin, ear, nose, throat, urinary tract.

Q: What should I discuss with my healthcare expert before taking Zepodox Suspension?

  • Inform the doctor about your detailed medical & surgical history.
  • Inform your doctor if you have liver or kidney disease.
  • Inform your doctor if you are pregnant, breastfeeding or are planning to have a baby.
  • Zepodox Suspension may interact with other medicines, hence, inform your doctor if you are taking any other medicines including supplements or herbal products. Also, inform your doctor if you are stop...
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Product Details
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ZEPODOX
Expires on or After
01/01/2023
Last Updated on: 04 Jun 2022 | 12:03 PM (IST)

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