Swich 100mg/5ml Suspension

  • Manufacturer : Alkem Laboratories Ltd.
  • Composition : Cefpodoxime 100mg/5ml
  • Generally Prescribed For : Bacterial Infections (Respiratory Tract Infections)
  • Estimated Price : 141.50 For 30ml Bottle

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Uses of Swich 100mg/5ml Suspension

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

Bacterial Infections (Respiratory Tract Infections)

Side effects of Swich 100mg/5ml Suspension

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

Do not use Swich 100mg/5ml 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 Swich 100mg/5ml 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 Swich 100mg/5ml Suspension works

Swich 100mg/5ml 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 Swich 100mg/5ml Suspension

The dosage of Swich 100mg/5ml 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 Swich 100mg/5ml Suspension

If you forget to take a dose of Swich 100mg/5ml 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 Swich 100mg/5ml Suspension

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

Duration of Action Swich 100mg/5ml 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 Swich 100mg/5ml Suspension

Q.1) Can I buy Swich 100mg/5ml Suspension without a prescription? Ans. No, you need a valid prescription to buy Swich 100mg/5ml Suspension. Q.2) What are the usages of Swich 100mg/5ml Suspension? Ans. Swich 100mg/5ml Suspension is used to treat Bacterial Infections (Respiratory Tract Infections). Q.3) How to use Swich 100mg/5ml 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 Swich 100mg/5ml Suspension work? Ans. Swich 100mg/5ml 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 Swich 100mg/5ml Suspension safe to use? Ans. It is safe to use Swich 100mg/5ml 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 Swich 100mg/5ml Suspension? Ans. The common side effects of Swich 100mg/5ml 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 Swich 100mg/5ml Suspension banned in India? Ans. Swich 100mg/5ml Suspension is not banned in India, but you need a valid prescription to buy this medicine. Q.8) Can I consume alcohol while taking Swich 100mg/5ml Suspension? Ans. Any harmful side effects with consumption of alcohol are not found. However; please avoid drinking alcohol while taking Swich 100mg/5ml Suspension. Heavy drinking alcohol may increase the risk of side effects. Q.9) How long does the effect of Swich 100mg/5ml Suspension last? Ans. Effect of Swich 100mg/5ml Suspension lasts for an average of 12 hours.

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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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