Kefpod 100mg Tablet DT

Medically reviewed by Dr. Swaroop Choudhari | Written By Kunal V Kumar

Last updated on: November 02, 2020 4:22 am

Kefpod 100mg Tablet DT

Uses of Kefpod 100mg Tablet DT

Kefpod 100mg Tablet DT is used for the treatment or prevention of the following disease(s):

Bacterial Infections (Respiratory Tract Infections)

Side effects of Kefpod 100mg Tablet DT

The most common side effects of Kefpod 100mg Tablet DT 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 Kefpod 100mg Tablet DT

Do not use Kefpod 100mg Tablet DT if you are allergic to – Cefpodoxime

If you have heart disease, liver or kidney disease, drug or alcohol addiction, consult your doctor before using Kefpod 100mg Tablet DT.

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 Kefpod 100mg Tablet DT works

Kefpod 100mg Tablet DT 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 Kefpod 100mg Tablet DT

The dosage of Kefpod 100mg Tablet DT 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 Kefpod 100mg Tablet DT

If you forget to take a dose of Kefpod 100mg Tablet DT, 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 Kefpod 100mg Tablet DT

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

Duration of Action Kefpod 100mg Tablet DT

Effect of medication lasts for an average of 12 hours.

Precautions & Warnings

Alcohol

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

Pregnancy

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

Breastfeeding

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

Driving

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

Kidney

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

Liver

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

Frequently Asked Questions About Kefpod 100mg Tablet DT

Q.1) Can I buy Kefpod 100mg Tablet DT without a prescription? Ans. No, you need a valid prescription to buy Kefpod 100mg Tablet DT. Q.2) What are the usages of Kefpod 100mg Tablet DT? Ans. Kefpod 100mg Tablet DT is used to treat Bacterial Infections (Respiratory Tract Infections). Q.3) How to use Kefpod 100mg Tablet DT? 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 Kefpod 100mg Tablet DT work? Ans. Kefpod 100mg Tablet DT 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 Kefpod 100mg Tablet DT safe to use? Ans. It is safe to use Kefpod 100mg Tablet DT 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 Kefpod 100mg Tablet DT? Ans. The common side effects of Kefpod 100mg Tablet DT are Nausea, Vomiting, Dizziness, Dryness In Mouth, Altered Taste, Abdominal Pain, Agitation, Anxiety, Fever, Constipation, Allergic Reaction, Impaired Concentration, Sweating, Headache. Q.7) Is Kefpod 100mg Tablet DT banned in India? Ans. Kefpod 100mg Tablet DT is not banned in India, but you need a valid prescription to buy this medicine. Q.8) Can I consume alcohol while taking Kefpod 100mg Tablet DT? Ans. Any harmful side effects with consumption of alcohol are not found. However; please avoid drinking alcohol while taking Kefpod 100mg Tablet DT. Heavy drinking alcohol may increase the risk of side effects. Q.9) How long does the effect of Kefpod 100mg Tablet DT last? Ans. Effect of Kefpod 100mg Tablet DT lasts for an average of 12 hours.

Alternate Brands

For informational purposes only. Consult a doctor before taking any medicines.

Addpod 100mg Syrup  ( Haeal Pharma )

110.00  30ml Bottle Tablets Strip

Genopod 100mg Tablet DT  ( Geno Pharmaceuticals Ltd. )

85.00  10 Tablets Strip Tablets Strip

Spectratil 100mg Tablet  ( Apex Laboratories Pvt. Ltd. )

90.00  10 Tablets Strip Tablets Strip

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.

About Reviewer

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 field of medicine.

About Author

Kunal is a registered pharmacist with RGUHS with over 11 months experience. He is a medicine content contributor at Zotezo.

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