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Cepodem 200 Tablet


Overview

Uses of Cepodem Tablet

Cepodem Tablet side effects

Common
  • Rash
  • Vomiting
  • Nausea
  • Diarrhea

How to use Cepodem Tablet

Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Swallow it as a whole. Do not chew, crush or break it. Cepodem 200 Tablet is to be taken with food.

How Cepodem Tablet works

Cepodem 200 Tablet is an antibiotic. It kills bacteria by preventing them from forming the bacterial protective covering (cell wall) which is needed for them to survive.

Cepodem Tablet related warnings

Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Pregnancy
PROBABLY SAFE
Cepodem 200 Tablet 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
Cepodem 200 Tablet 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 Cepodem 200 Tablet, since it may have possible effects such as rash and diarrhea.
Driving
Cepodem 200 Tablet may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, tired, or decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive.
Kidney
Cepodem 200 Tablet should be used with caution in patients with severe kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Cepodem 200 Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
SAFE
Cepodem 200 Tablet is safe to use in patients with liver disease. No dose adjustment of Cepodem 200 Tablet is recommended.

What if you miss a dose of Cepodem Tablet?

If you miss a dose of Cepodem 200 Tablet, 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.

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Expert Advice

  • Your doctor has prescribed Cepodem 200 Tablet 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 Cepodem 200 Tablet 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 Cepodem 200 Tablet as it may cause increased side effects.

Interaction with Drugs

Taking Cepodem 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 Cepodem

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Burning sensation & pain in Right side CHEST. SmokerPresently I am taking medicine CNF Activ & Cepodem 200 since Sir
Dr. Anshum Aneja Arora
Lungs Specialist
if you do not recover, your doctor will check you for TB infection
He is having a fever since 4 days and Doctor has recommended following medicines 1. Cepodem xp dt 100 2. Combe flam 3. Rinifol Taking above medicines his stomach is upset. Further temperature is normal till he is taking medicines. As soon as effect goes again there is temperature approx 103 f. Is there a need of urgency.
Dr. Khoobsurat Najma
Ask A Chemist
upset stomach is due to antibiotic Cepodem. if the fever is not settling, show him to the child specialist again.
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FAQs

Q. Is Cepodem safe to use?

Cepodem 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 Cepodem an antibiotic?

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

Q. Can the use of Cepodem cause diarrhea?

Yes, the use of Cepodem 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 Cepodem when my symptoms are relieved?

No, do not stop taking Cepodem 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 Cepodem takes to work?

Usually, Cepodem 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 Cepodem?

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
  1. Briggs GG, Freeman RK, editors. A Reference Guide to Fetal and Neonatal Risk: Drugs in Pregnancy and Lactation. 10th ed. Philadelphia, PA: Wolters Kluwer Health; 2015. pp. 226-27.
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