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Composition for ELPICEF

Cefpodoxime(50mg)

food interaction for ELPICEF

alcohol interaction for ELPICEF

pregnancy interaction for ELPICEF

lactation interaction for ELPICEF

food
alcohol
pregnancy
lactation
It is better to take Elpicef suspension with food.
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Elpicef 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.
PROBABLY SAFE
Unknown. Human and animal studies are not available. Please consult your doctor.

SALT INFORMATION for ELPICEF

Cefpodoxime(50mg)

Uses

Elpicef suspension is used in the treatment of bacterial infections and typhoid fever.

How it works

Elpicef 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.

Common side effects

Diarrhoea, Skin rash, Stomach upset, Vomiting

SUBSTITUTES for ELPICEF

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  • MONOCEF O 50 MG SUSPENSION
    (30 ML suspension in bottle)
    Aristo Pharmaceuticals Pvt Ltd
    Rs. 2.33/ML of suspension
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    Rs. 70
    pay 11% more per ML of suspension
  • SWICH 50 MG SUSPENSION
    (30 ML suspension in bottle)
    Alkem Laboratories Ltd
    Rs. 2.33/ML of suspension
    generic_icon
    Rs. 70
    pay 11% more per ML of suspension
  • CEPODEM 50 MG DS SUSPENSION
    (30 ML suspension in bottle)
    Sun Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd
    Rs. 2.27/ML of suspension
    generic_icon
    Rs. 68
    pay 8% more per ML of suspension
  • PECEF 50 MG SUSPENSION
    (30 ML suspension in bottle)
    Dr Reddy's Laboratories Ltd
    Rs. 2.85/ML of suspension
    generic_icon
    Rs. 85.50
    pay 36% more per ML of suspension
  • KEFPOD 50 MG SUSPENSION ORANGE
    (30 ML suspension in bottle)
    Glenmark Pharmaceuticals Ltd
    Rs. 1.70/ML of suspension
    generic_icon
    Rs. 51
    save 19% more per ML of suspension

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Expert advice for ELPICEF

Do not take cefpodoxime within 2 hours of antacids or H2 antagonists (ranitidine, famotidine).Take this medicine with meals or a snack for better absorptionMake sure you finish the entire course of treatmentConsult your doctor:
  • If you are allergic to cefpodoxime or any other cephalosporin antibiotic such as cefadroxil, cephalexin, penicillin, or any other drugs.
  • If you have diarrhea, inflammation of large intestine (colon) colitis, or stomach problems, blood clotting problem.
  • If you have or had kidney or liver disease.
  • If you are having surgery, including dental surgery, tell the doctor or dentist that you are taking cefpodoxime.
  • If you have taken cefpodoxime repeatedly or for longer duration.

Frequently asked questions for ELPICEF

Cefpodoxime

Q.Is cefpodoxime a sulfa drug/steroid/penicillin?
No, cefpodoxime belongs to class of medication called as cephalosporin antibiotics

Q.Is Cefpodoxime/ cefodem xp 325/ cefodem 200/ monocef-o/ kefpod safe?
Cefpodoxime (also available as cefodem xp 325/cefodem 200/ monocef-o/kefpod) is safe at the prescribed dose by the doctor. Patients should follow the advice of the doctor regarding its use

Q.What are cefpodoxime/ cefodem xp 325/ cefodem 200/ monocef-o/ kefpod/ gudcef 200/ gudcef?
Cefpodoxime belongs to class of medication called as cephalosporin antibiotics. It is used for the treatment of infections caused by bacteria

Q.Is cefpodoxime a sulfa drug/ penicillin/ steroid/ an antibiotic?
Cefpodoxime is an antibiotic belong to class of medication called as cephalosporin. It is not a steroid and does not contain penicillin or sulpha.

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Content on this page was last updated on 20 September, 2016, by Dr. Varun Gupta (MD Pharmacology)