Zepodox 200mg Tablet

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

Last updated on: November 02, 2020 10:21 am

Zepodox 200mg Tablet

Uses of Zepodox 200mg Tablet

Zepodox 200mg Tablet is used for the treatment or prevention of the following disease(s):

Bacterial Infections (Respiratory Tract Infections)

Side effects of Zepodox 200mg Tablet

The most common side effects of Zepodox 200mg 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 Zepodox 200mg Tablet

Do not use Zepodox 200mg Tablet if you are allergic to – Cefpodoxime

If you have heart disease, liver or kidney disease, drug or alcohol addiction, consult your doctor before using Zepodox 200mg 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 Zepodox 200mg Tablet works

Zepodox 200mg Tablet 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 Zepodox 200mg Tablet

The dosage of Zepodox 200mg 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 Zepodox 200mg Tablet

If you forget to take a dose of Zepodox 200mg 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.

Overdose symptoms – Nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, stomach pain.

Onset of Action Zepodox 200mg Tablet

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

Duration of Action Zepodox 200mg Tablet

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 Zepodox 200mg Tablet

Q.1) Can I buy Zepodox 200mg Tablet without a prescription? Ans. No, you need a valid prescription to buy Zepodox 200mg Tablet. Q.2) What are the usages of Zepodox 200mg Tablet? Ans. Zepodox 200mg Tablet is used to treat Bacterial Infections (Respiratory Tract Infections). Q.3) How to use Zepodox 200mg Tablet? 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 Zepodox 200mg Tablet work? Ans. Zepodox 200mg Tablet 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 Zepodox 200mg Tablet safe to use? Ans. It is safe to use Zepodox 200mg Tablet 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 Zepodox 200mg Tablet? Ans. The common side effects of Zepodox 200mg Tablet are Nausea, Vomiting, Dizziness, Dryness In Mouth, Altered Taste, Abdominal Pain, Agitation, Anxiety, Fever, Constipation, Allergic Reaction, Impaired Concentration, Sweating, Headache. Q.7) Is Zepodox 200mg Tablet banned in India? Ans. Zepodox 200mg Tablet is not banned in India, but you need a valid prescription to buy this medicine. Q.8) Can I consume alcohol while taking Zepodox 200mg Tablet? Ans. Any harmful side effects with consumption of alcohol are not found. However; please avoid drinking alcohol while taking Zepodox 200mg Tablet. Heavy drinking alcohol may increase the risk of side effects. Q.9) How long does the effect of Zepodox 200mg Tablet last? Ans. Effect of Zepodox 200mg Tablet lasts for an average of 12 hours.

Alternate Brands

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

Nipod 200mg Tablet  ( John Biotech Pvt. Ltd. )

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Cefozyt 200mg Tablet  ( Zydus Cadila )

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Axone O 200mg Tablet  ( Cadila Pharmaceuticals Ltd. )

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Oxipod 200mg Tablet  ( Indoco Remedies Ltd. )

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Zextil 200mg Tablet  ( Zee Laboratories )

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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.

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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