Cepodem 100mg/5ml DS Suspension

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Uses of Cepodem 100mg/5ml DS Suspension

Cepodem 100mg/5ml DS Suspension is used for the treatment or prevention of the following disease(s):

Bacterial Infections (Respiratory Tract Infections)

Side effects of Cepodem 100mg/5ml DS Suspension

The most common side effects of Cepodem 100mg/5ml DS Suspension 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 Cepodem 100mg/5ml DS Suspension

Do not use Cepodem 100mg/5ml DS Suspension if you are allergic to - Cefpodoxime

If you have heart disease, liver or kidney disease, drug or alcohol addiction, consult your doctor before using Cepodem 100mg/5ml DS Suspension.

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 Cepodem 100mg/5ml DS Suspension works

Cepodem 100mg/5ml DS Suspension 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 Cepodem 100mg/5ml DS Suspension

The dosage of Cepodem 100mg/5ml DS Suspension 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 Cepodem 100mg/5ml DS Suspension

If you forget to take a dose of Cepodem 100mg/5ml DS Suspension, 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 Cepodem 100mg/5ml DS Suspension

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

Duration of Action Cepodem 100mg/5ml DS Suspension

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 Cepodem 100mg/5ml DS Suspension

Q.1) Can I buy Cepodem 100mg/5ml DS Suspension without a prescription? Ans. No, you need a valid prescription to buy Cepodem 100mg/5ml DS Suspension. Q.2) What are the usages of Cepodem 100mg/5ml DS Suspension? Ans. Cepodem 100mg/5ml DS Suspension is used to treat Bacterial Infections (Respiratory Tract Infections). Q.3) How to use Cepodem 100mg/5ml DS Suspension? 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 Cepodem 100mg/5ml DS Suspension work? Ans. Cepodem 100mg/5ml DS Suspension 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 Cepodem 100mg/5ml DS Suspension safe to use? Ans. It is safe to use Cepodem 100mg/5ml DS Suspension 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 Cepodem 100mg/5ml DS Suspension? Ans. The common side effects of Cepodem 100mg/5ml DS Suspension are Nausea, Vomiting, Dizziness, Dryness In Mouth, Altered Taste, Abdominal Pain, Agitation, Anxiety, Fever, Constipation, Allergic Reaction, Impaired Concentration, Sweating, Headache. Q.7) Is Cepodem 100mg/5ml DS Suspension banned in India? Ans. Cepodem 100mg/5ml DS Suspension is not banned in India, but you need a valid prescription to buy this medicine. Q.8) Can I consume alcohol while taking Cepodem 100mg/5ml DS Suspension? Ans. Any harmful side effects with consumption of alcohol are not found. However; please avoid drinking alcohol while taking Cepodem 100mg/5ml DS Suspension. Heavy drinking alcohol may increase the risk of side effects. Q.9) How long does the effect of Cepodem 100mg/5ml DS Suspension last? Ans. Effect of Cepodem 100mg/5ml DS Suspension 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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  • Dr. Swaroop Choudhari, MD Dr. Swaroop Y Choudhari is an MBBS, MD in General Medicine. The doctor holds an experience of 8 years, and has extensive knowledge in his respective f...
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