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Composition for ELPOD 200 MG TABLET DT

Prescription Required

Primary uses of ELPOD 200 MG TABLET DT

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Medicine Overview of Elpod Tablet DT

Uses of Elpod Tablet DT

ELPOD 200 MG TABLET DT is used in the treatment of bacterial infections. It is used for short-term treatment of bacterial infections of urinary tract, skin and soft-tissue, ear, bone, blood, abdomen, genital and lungs (pneumonia). It is also used to prevent infections after surgery.

Elpod Tablet DT side effects


Side Effects of Elpod are Rash, Vomiting, Nausea, Diarrhoea.

How to use Elpod Tablet DT

Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Dissolve it in a glass of water before taking it. ELPOD 200 MG TABLET DT is to be taken with food.

How Elpod Tablet DT works

ELPOD 200 MG TABLET DT is an antibiotic. It kills bacteria by preventing them from forming the bacterial protective covering which is needed for them to survive.

In Depth Information on Elpod Tablet DT

Expert advice for Elpod Tablet DT

  • Your doctor has prescribed ELPOD 200 MG TABLET DT 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 ELPOD 200 MG TABLET DT 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 ELPOD 200 MG TABLET DT as it may cause increased side effects.
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Elpod Tablet DT related warnings
Special precautions for Elpod Tablet DT
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
ELPOD 200 MG TABLET DT 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.
ELPOD 200 MG TABLET DT 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 ELPOD 200 MG TABLET DT, since it may have possible effects such as rash and diarrhea.
ELPOD 200 MG TABLET DT may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, tired, or decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive.
ELPOD 200 MG TABLET DT should be used with caution in patients with severe kidney disease. Dose adjustment of ELPOD 200 MG TABLET DT may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
ELPOD 200 MG TABLET DT is safe to use in patients with liver disease. No dose adjustment of ELPOD 200 MG TABLET DT is recommended.

What if you miss a dose of Elpod Tablet DT?uses

If you miss a dose of ELPOD 200 MG TABLET DT, 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 about Elpod Tablet DT

Frequently asked questions about Cefpodoxime

Q. Is Elpod an antibiotic?
Yes, Elpod is an antibiotic, it belongs to a group of antibiotics known as cephalosporins.
Q. Is Elpod safe to use?
Elpod 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 Elpod a steroid?
Elpod is not a steroid. It is an antibiotic which belongs to the class of medication known as cephalosporin.
Q. Is Elpod related to penicillin?
Elpod 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.
Q. Can I take Elpod with ibuprofen?
Elpod 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.
Q. Does Elpod treat chlamydia?
Elpod has not shown any activity against chlamydia. Please consult your doctor for the treatment of chlamydial infection.
Q. Does Elpod cover pseudomonas?
Elpod has not been reported to be active against pseudomonas. Please consult your doctor for the treatment of any pseudomonal infection.
Q. Does cefuroxime have penicillin?
No, cefuroxime does not contain penicillin.
Q. Does Elpod cover methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA)?
Elpod is not active against methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA), rather there has been reported an inherent resistance against this bacteria.
Q. Does Elpod cover enterococcus?
Elpod has not been reported to be active against enterococcus.

Severely interacts with other drugs like

Taking Elpod with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Elpod with Magaldrate
Medicines with composition Magaldrate: Magflux, Magasip

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