Kefpod AZ 200 mg/500 mg Tablet
- Manufacturer : Glenmark Pharmaceuticals Ltd.
- Composition : Cefpodoxime 200mg, Azithromycin 500mg
- Generally Prescribed For : Bacterial Infections (Respiratory Tract Infections)
- Estimated Price : ₹273.50 For 10 Tablets Strip
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Uses of Kefpod AZ 200 mg/500 mg TabletKefpod AZ 200 mg/500 mg Tablet is used for the treatment or prevention of the following disease(s):
Bacterial Infections (Respiratory Tract Infections)
Side effects of Kefpod AZ 200 mg/500 mg TabletThe most common side effects of Kefpod AZ 200 mg/500 mg Tablet 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 AZ 200 mg/500 mg TabletDo not use Kefpod AZ 200 mg/500 mg Tablet if you are allergic to - Cefpodoxime, Azithromycin
If you have heart disease, liver or kidney disease, drug or alcohol addiction, consult your doctor before using Kefpod AZ 200 mg/500 mg Tablet.
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 AZ 200 mg/500 mg Tablet worksKefpod AZ 200 mg/500 mg Tablet contains - Cefpodoxime, Azithromycin
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.
Azithromycin binds to a ribosomal subunit of susceptible bacteria, blocking peptide translocation and inhibiting RNA-dependent protein synthesis. Drug concentrates in phagocytes, macrophages, and fibroblasts, which release it slowly and may help move it to infection sites.
Dosage of Kefpod AZ 200 mg/500 mg TabletThe dosage of Kefpod AZ 200 mg/500 mg Tablet 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 AZ 200 mg/500 mg TabletIf you forget to take a dose of Kefpod AZ 200 mg/500 mg Tablet, 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.
Precautions & Warnings
InteractionDrug :- 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.