Altipod 50mg/5ml Oral Suspension

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Torrent Pharmaceuticals Ltd

Composition for Altipod 50mg/5ml Oral Suspension

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30 ml in 1 bottle
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Medicine Overview of Altipod Oral Suspension

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Uses of Altipod Oral Suspension

Altipod 50mg/5ml Oral Suspension is used in the treatment of bacterial infections.
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Side effects of Altipod Oral Suspension

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Nausea, Diarrhoea, Allergic reaction.

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How to use Altipod Oral Suspension

Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Check the label for directions before use. Measure it with a measuring cup and take it by mouth. Shake well before use. It is better to take Altipod 50mg/5ml Oral Suspension with food.

How Altipod Oral Suspension works

Altipod 50mg/5ml oral suspension is an antibiotic. It kills the bacteria by attacking their cell wall. Specifically, it prevents the synthesis of a substance in the cell wall called peptidoglycan, which provides the cell wall with the strength required for survival of bacteria in human body.

In Depth Information on Altipod Oral Suspension

Expert advice for Altipod Oral Suspension

  • Always take the complete course of treatment, as advised by your doctor even if you feel better.
  • Never take an antibiotic for a viral infection like a cold or the flu.
  • Can lead to nausea and diarrhoea frequently. If this becomes severe or persistent or you notice that your stool contains blood or mucus you should stop taking Altipod immediately and consult your doctor.
  • Inform your doctor if you develop a rash or other unexpected symptoms.
  • Inform your doctor if there is the previous history of drug allergy.
  • Inform your doctor if you have ever been diagnosed with kidney or liver problems.
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Warnings
Special precautions for Altipod 50mg/5ml Oral Suspension
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Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
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Pregnancy
PROBABLY SAFE
Altipod 50mg/5ml Oral Suspension is probably safe to use during pregnancy.

Animal studies have shown low or no adverse effect on the foetus, however, there are limited human studies. Please consult your doctor.
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Lactation
SAFE
Altipod 50mg/5ml Oral Suspension is safe to use during lactation. Human studies have shown that either the drug does not pass into the breastmilk in significant amount or is not expected to cause toxicity to the baby.

Avoid prolonged use of Altipod 50mg/5ml Oral Suspension, since it may have possible effects such as rash and diarrhea.
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Driving
Altipod 50mg/5ml Oral Suspension may make you feel dizzy, sl
eepy, tired, or decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive.
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Kidney
Altipod 50mg/5ml Oral Suspension should be used with caution
in patients with severe kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Altipod 50mg/5ml Oral Suspension may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
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Liver
SAFE
Altipod 50mg/5ml Oral Suspension is safe to use in patients
with liver disease. No dose adjustment of Altipod 50mg/5ml Oral Suspension is recommended.
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Severely interacts with other drugs like
Nocidos 500mg Tablet, Sobinate 500mg Tablet, Sodarise 500mg Tablet, Sodarise 1000mg Tablet

Missed Dosageuses

If you miss a dose of Cefpodoxime, take it as soon as possible. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and go back to your regular schedule. Do not double the dose.

Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions for Altipod 50mg/5ml Oral Suspension

Frequently asked questions for Cefpodoxime

Yes, Altipod is an antibiotic, it belongs to a group of antibiotics known as cephalosporins.
Altipod is not a sulfa drug, it belongs to a class of medicines known as cephalosporin antibiotics.
Altipod is safe to use at the prescribed dose for prescribed duration as advised by the doctor. Patients should follow the advice of the doctor regarding its use.
Altipod is not a steroid. It is an antibiotic which belongs to the class of medication known as cephalosporin.
Altipod belongs to the group of medicines known as cephalosporins. Both Penicillins and cephalosporins belong to the group of beta-lactam antibiotics as they contain the beta-lactam ring.
Yes. Altipod is safe if used at prescribed doses for the prescribed duration as advised by the doctor.
Q. Can I take Altipod with ibuprofen?
Altipod can be taken with ibuprofen. No drug-drug interactions have been reported between the two. However, this does not mean that interactions cannot occur. Please consult your doctor before taking the two medicines together.
Altipod has not shown any activity against chlamydia. Please consult your doctor for the treatment of chlamydial infection.
Altipod has not been reported to be active against pseudomonas. Please consult your doctor for the treatment of any pseudomonal infection.
No, cefuroxime does not contain penicillin.
Altipod is not active against methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA), rather there has been reported an inherent resistance against this bacteria.
Altipod has not been reported to be active against enterococcus.
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