Cefoprox 100mg/5ml Dry Syrup

  • Manufacturer : Cipla Ltd.
  • Composition : Cefpodoxime 100mg/5ml
  • Generally Prescribed For : Bacterial Infections (Respiratory Tract Infections)
  • Estimated Price : 128.00 For 30ml Bottle

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Uses of Cefoprox 100mg/5ml Dry Syrup

Cefoprox 100mg/5ml Dry Syrup is used for the treatment or prevention of the following disease(s):

Bacterial Infections (Respiratory Tract Infections)

Side effects of Cefoprox 100mg/5ml Dry Syrup

The most common side effects of Cefoprox 100mg/5ml Dry Syrup are - Nausea, Vomiting, Dizziness, Dryness In Mouth, Altered Taste, Abdominal Pain, Agitation, Anxiety, Fever, Constipation, Allergic Reaction, Impaired Concentration, Sweating, Headache

These side effects can usually occur in patients. However, these are only indicative and not all patients will experience them.

Precautions while using Cefoprox 100mg/5ml Dry Syrup

Do not use Cefoprox 100mg/5ml Dry Syrup if you are allergic to - Cefpodoxime

If you have heart disease, liver or kidney disease, drug or alcohol addiction, consult your doctor before using Cefoprox 100mg/5ml Dry Syrup.

If you are allergic to any medicine or food, consult your doctor before using this medicine.

Use this medicine under the supervision of your doctor.

To avoid an adverse reaction, consult your doctor if you are already taking other medicines.

How Cefoprox 100mg/5ml Dry Syrup works

Cefoprox 100mg/5ml Dry Syrup contains - Cefpodoxime

Cefpodoxime interferes with bacterial cell wall synthesis by inhibiting the final step in the crosslinking of peptidoglycan strands. Peptidoglycan makes cell membranes rigid and protective. Without it, bacterial cells rupture and die.

Dosage of Cefoprox 100mg/5ml Dry Syrup

The dosage of Cefoprox 100mg/5ml Dry Syrup depends on many factors such as the patient age, health, medical condition or history of the patient and many other conditions.

Please use this medicine as prescribed by your doctor.

Overdose of Cefoprox 100mg/5ml Dry Syrup

If you forget to take a dose of Cefoprox 100mg/5ml Dry Syrup, do not take two doses at the same time, there is a risk of overdose.

If you notice any unusual reaction in your body after taking this medicine, contact your doctor immediately or call your local medical emergency number.

Overdose symptoms - Nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, stomach pain.

Onset of Action Cefoprox 100mg/5ml Dry Syrup

It takes about 1 to 2 hours to show the effect of the medicine.

Duration of Action Cefoprox 100mg/5ml Dry Syrup

Effect of medication lasts for an average of 12 hours.

Precautions & Warnings

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  • Alcohol Not found any harmful side effects with alcohol consumption. However; consult your doctor before consumption.

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  • Pregnancy It is safe to take this medicine during pregnancy. It is advisable to consult your doctor before taking this medication.

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  • Breastfeeding This medicine is safe to use during breastfeeding. It is advisable to consult your doctor before taking this medication.

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  • Driving This medicine usually causes no problems in your driving. It is advisable to consult your doctor before taking this medication.

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  • Kidney This medicine should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Consult your doctor before taking this medicine.

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  • Liver This medicine should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Consult your doctor before taking this medicine.

... Frequently Asked Questions About Cefoprox 100mg/5ml Dry Syrup

Q.1) Can I buy Cefoprox 100mg/5ml Dry Syrup without a prescription? Ans. No, you need a valid prescription to buy Cefoprox 100mg/5ml Dry Syrup. Q.2) What are the usages of Cefoprox 100mg/5ml Dry Syrup? Ans. Cefoprox 100mg/5ml Dry Syrup is used to treat Bacterial Infections (Respiratory Tract Infections). Q.3) How to use Cefoprox 100mg/5ml Dry Syrup? Ans. It is usually taken twice a day (After every 12 hours) with or without food. Consult your doctor before taking this medicine. Q.4) How does Cefoprox 100mg/5ml Dry Syrup work? Ans. Cefoprox 100mg/5ml Dry Syrup contains Cefpodoxime. Cefpodoxime interferes with bacterial cell wall synthesis by inhibiting the final step in the crosslinking of peptidoglycan strands. Peptidoglycan makes cell membranes rigid and protective. Without it, bacterial cells rupture and die. Q.5) Is Cefoprox 100mg/5ml Dry Syrup safe to use? Ans. It is safe to use Cefoprox 100mg/5ml Dry Syrup if you are not allergic to antibiotics and Cefpodoxime. To avoid an adverse reaction, consult your doctor if you are already taking other medicines. Q.6) What are the side effects of Cefoprox 100mg/5ml Dry Syrup? Ans. The common side effects of Cefoprox 100mg/5ml Dry Syrup are Nausea, Vomiting, Dizziness, Dryness In Mouth, Altered Taste, Abdominal Pain, Agitation, Anxiety, Fever, Constipation, Allergic Reaction, Impaired Concentration, Sweating, Headache. Q.7) Is Cefoprox 100mg/5ml Dry Syrup banned in India? Ans. Cefoprox 100mg/5ml Dry Syrup is not banned in India, but you need a valid prescription to buy this medicine. Q.8) Can I consume alcohol while taking Cefoprox 100mg/5ml Dry Syrup? Ans. Any harmful side effects with consumption of alcohol are not found. However; please avoid drinking alcohol while taking Cefoprox 100mg/5ml Dry Syrup. Heavy drinking alcohol may increase the risk of side effects. Q.9) How long does the effect of Cefoprox 100mg/5ml Dry Syrup last? Ans. Effect of Cefoprox 100mg/5ml Dry Syrup lasts for an average of 12 hours.

Alternate Brands

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Interaction

Drug :- aminoglycosides, loop diuretics: Increased risk of nephrotoxicity.

antacids, H2-receptor antagonists: Reduced bioavailability and blood level of cefpodoxime.

oral anticholinergics: Delayed peak blood level of cefpodoxime.

probenecid: Possibly increased and prolonged blood cefpodoxime level.

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