Zedocef 50mg Syrup

Medically reviewed by Dr. Naresh Dang | Written By Sonu Kumar Rao

Last updated on: November 02, 2020 10:24 am

Zedocef 50mg Syrup

Uses of Zedocef 50mg Syrup

Zedocef 50mg Syrup is used for the treatment or prevention of the following disease(s):

Bacterial Infections (Respiratory Tract Infections)

Side effects of Zedocef 50mg Syrup

The most common side effects of Zedocef 50mg 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 Zedocef 50mg Syrup

Do not use Zedocef 50mg 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 Zedocef 50mg 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 Zedocef 50mg Syrup works

Zedocef 50mg 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 Zedocef 50mg Syrup

The dosage of Zedocef 50mg 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 Zedocef 50mg Syrup

If you forget to take a dose of Zedocef 50mg 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 Zedocef 50mg Syrup

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

Duration of Action Zedocef 50mg Syrup

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 Zedocef 50mg Syrup

Q.1) Can I buy Zedocef 50mg Syrup without a prescription? Ans. No, you need a valid prescription to buy Zedocef 50mg Syrup. Q.2) What are the usages of Zedocef 50mg Syrup? Ans. Zedocef 50mg Syrup is used to treat Bacterial Infections (Respiratory Tract Infections). Q.3) How to use Zedocef 50mg 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 Zedocef 50mg Syrup work? Ans. Zedocef 50mg 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 Zedocef 50mg Syrup safe to use? Ans. It is safe to use Zedocef 50mg 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 Zedocef 50mg Syrup? Ans. The common side effects of Zedocef 50mg 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 Zedocef 50mg Syrup banned in India? Ans. Zedocef 50mg Syrup is not banned in India, but you need a valid prescription to buy this medicine. Q.8) Can I consume alcohol while taking Zedocef 50mg Syrup? Ans. Any harmful side effects with consumption of alcohol are not found. However; please avoid drinking alcohol while taking Zedocef 50mg Syrup. Heavy drinking alcohol may increase the risk of side effects. Q.9) How long does the effect of Zedocef 50mg Syrup last? Ans. Effect of Zedocef 50mg Syrup lasts for an average of 12 hours.

Alternate Brands

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

Uritone 50mg Syrup  ( RKM Health Care )

158.00  450ml Bottle Tablets Strip

Gudcef 50mg Tablet DT  ( Mankind Pharma Ltd. )

50.00  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. Naresh Dang is an MD in Internal Medicine. He has special interest in the field of Diabetes, and has over two decades of professional experience in his chosen field of specialty. Dr. Dang is an expert in the managememnt of Diabetes, Hypertension and Lipids. He also provides consultation for Life Style Management.

About Author

Sonu Kumar is a registered pharmacist with Bihar State Pharmacy Council with over 6 months experience. He is a medicine content contributor at Zotezo.

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