Medicine Overview of Elpicef Suspension
Uses of Elpicef Suspension
Elpicef Suspension is used in the treatment of bacterial infections.
Side effects of Elpicef Suspension
Nausea, Diarrhoea, Allergic reaction.
How to use Elpicef 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 Elpicef Suspension with food.
How Elpicef Suspension 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.
In Depth Information on Elpicef Suspension
Expert advice for Elpicef 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 Elpicef 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.
Special precautions for Elpicef Suspension
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Elpicef Suspension is probably safe to use during pregnancy.+more
Animal studies have shown low or no adverse effect on the foetus, however, there are limited human studies. Please consult your doctor....
Animal studies have shown low or no adverse effect on the foetus, however, there are limited human studies. Please consult your doctor.
Elpicef 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.+more
Avoid prolonged use of Elpicef Suspension, since it may have possible effects such as rash and diarrhea....
Avoid prolonged use of Elpicef Suspension, since it may have possible effects such as rash and diarrhea.
Elpicef Suspension may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, tired, o+more
r decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive....
Elpicef Suspension should be used with caution in patients w+more
ith severe kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Elpicef Suspension may be needed. Please consult your doctor....
Elpicef Suspension is safe to use in patients with liver dis+more
ease. No dose adjustment of Elpicef Suspension is recommended....
Severely interacts with other drugs like
Nodosis 500mg Tablet, Sodapill 500mg Tablet, Magflux Syrup, Nodosis 1000mg/15ml Suspension
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.
Frequently asked questions for Elpicef 50mg Suspension
Frequently asked questions for Cefpodoxime
Yes, Elpicef is an antibiotic, it belongs to a group of antibiotics known as cephalosporins.
Elpicef is not a sulfa drug, it belongs to a class of medicines known as cephalosporin antibiotics.
Elpicef 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.
Elpicef is not a steroid. It is an antibiotic which belongs to the class of medication known as cephalosporin.
Elpicef 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. Elpicef is safe if used at prescribed doses for the prescribed duration as advised by the doctor.
Q. Can I take Elpicef with ibuprofen?
Elpicef 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.
Elpicef has not shown any activity against chlamydia. Please consult your doctor for the treatment of chlamydial infection.
Elpicef 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.
Elpicef is not active against methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA), rather there has been reported an inherent resistance against this bacteria.
Elpicef has not been reported to be active against enterococcus.
Substitutes for Elpicef Suspension
Cepy O 50mg Dry Syrup
Lincoln Pharmaceuticals Ltd
₹1.66/ml of Dry Syrup
Kefpod 50mg Suspension Orange
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₹1.8/ml of Suspension
Ceftocid O 50mg Dry Syrup
Marc Laboratories Pvt Ltd
₹2.0/ml of Dry Syrup
Spectratil DS 50mg Syrup
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₹2.0/ml of Syrup
Polares 50mg Suspension
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₹2.0/ml of Suspension