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Cefpotus 100 mg/5ml Suspension


Overview

Uses of Cefpotus Suspension

Cefpotus Suspension side effects

Common
  • Rash
  • Vomiting
  • Nausea
  • Diarrhea

How to use Cefpotus 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. Cefpotus 100 mg/5ml Suspension is to be taken with food.

How Cefpotus Suspension works

Cefpotus 100 mg/5ml Suspension is an antibiotic. It kills bacteria by preventing them from forming the bacterial protective covering (cell wall) which is needed for them to survive.

Cefpotus Suspension related warnings

Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Pregnancy
PROBABLY SAFE
Cefpotus 100 mg/5ml Suspension is probably safe to use during pregnancy.
Animal studies have shown low or no adverse effect on the fetus, however, there are limited human studies. Please consult your doctor.
Lactation
SAFE
Cefpotus 100 mg/5ml 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 Cefpotus 100 mg/5ml Suspension, since it may have possible effects such as rash and diarrhea.
Driving
Cefpotus 100 mg/5ml Suspension may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, tired, or decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive.
Kidney
Cefpotus 100 mg/5ml Suspension should be used with caution in patients with severe kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Cefpotus 100 mg/5ml Suspension may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
SAFE
Cefpotus 100 mg/5ml Suspension is safe to use in patients with liver disease. No dose adjustment of Cefpotus 100 mg/5ml Suspension is recommended.

What if you miss a dose of Cefpotus Suspension?

If you miss a dose of Cefpotus 100 mg/5ml Suspension, 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.

Alternate Brands

For informational purposes only. Consult a doctor before taking any medicines.
Cefpotus 100 mg/5ml Suspension
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Expert Advice

  • Your doctor has prescribed Cefpotus 100 mg/5ml Suspension to cure your infection and improve your symptoms.
  • Do not skip any doses and finish the full course of treatment even if you feel better. Stopping it early may make the infection to come back and harder to treat.
  • Discontinue Cefpotus 100 mg/5ml Suspension and inform your doctor immediately if you get a rash, itchy skin, swelling of face and mouth, or have difficulty in breathing.
  • Diarrhea may occur as a side effect but should stop when your course is complete. Inform your doctor if it doesn't stop or if you find blood in your stools.
  • Take it with food to avoid an upset stomach.
  • Avoid consuming alcohol while taking Cefpotus 100 mg/5ml Suspension as it may cause increased side effects.

Interaction with Drugs

Taking Cefpotus with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Brand(s): Magflux, Magasip
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Sodamax, Sobinix, Sobimed
SERIOUS

Patient Concerns

Questions Related to Cefpotus

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My baby is having stomach problem. Frequent loose motion
Dr. Gopal Samdani
Child Specialist
Please consult Dr. will take detail history and will examine your child in detail. may ask you for lab test on blood urine stool etc if necessary. All information will be used to determine exact underlying cause of problem. Depending upon cause will prescribe you treatmentdiarrhea can be caused by: inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) bacterial infections viral infections parasites malnutrition improper food preparation poor hygieneMake sure your child drinks plenty of fluids. Do not feed them foods that seem to trigger diarrhea. Wash your hands often ? especially after each diaper change ? to avoid spreading bacteria in the home.t?s important to follow the doctor?s advice carefully. Avoid giving your child foods or liquids that trigger diarrhea. Stick with bland foods instead (such as potatoes, toast, or bananas) until the diarrhea has subsided.
How much dose of ceftriaxone is neccesary for preventing drug resistance in body
Dr. Khoobsurat Najma
Ask A Chemist
it is an antibiotic and is used for treating bacterial infections
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FAQs

Q. Is Cefpotus safe to use?

Cefpotus 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.

Q. Is Cefpotus an antibiotic?

Yes, Cefpotus is an antibiotic, it belongs to a group of antibiotics known as cephalosporins.

Q. Can the use of Cefpotus cause diarrhea?

Yes, the use of Cefpotus can cause diarrhea. It is an antibiotic which kills the harmful bacteria. However, it also affects the helpful bacteria in your stomach or intestine and causes diarrhea. If diarrhea persists, talk to your doctor about it.

Q. Can I stop taking Cefpotus when my symptoms are relieved?

No, do not stop taking Cefpotus and complete the full course of treatment even if you feel better. Your symptoms may improve before the infection is completely cured.

Q. How long does Cefpotus takes to work?

Usually, Cefpotus starts working soon after taking it. However, it may take some days to kill all the harmful bacteria and make you feel better.

Q. What if I don't get better after using Cefpotus?

Inform your doctor if you don't feel better after finishing the full course of treatment. Also, inform him if your symptoms are getting worse while using this medicine.

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References
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