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Elpod 50mg Tablet DT

Elder Pharmaceuticals Ltd

Composition for Elpod 50mg Tablet DT

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₹3.8/Tablet DT
10 tablet dt in 1 strip

Medicine Overview of Elpod Tablet DT


Uses of Elpod Tablet DT

Elpod 50mg 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


Nausea, Diarrhoea, Allergic reaction.


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 50mg Tablet DT is to be taken with food.

How Elpod Tablet DT works

Elpod 50mg Tablet DT is an antibiotic. It works by preventing the formation of the bacterial protective covering which is essential for the survival of bacteria in the human body.

In Depth Information on Elpod Tablet DT

Expert advice for Elpod Tablet DT

  • Your doctor has prescribed Elpod to cure your infection and improve symptoms.
  • Do not skip any doses and finish the full course of treatment even if you feel better.
  • Discontinue Elpod 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.
  • If you're on blood thinners, Elpod can interact with your medications and increase your bleeding tendencies.
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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 50mg 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 50mg 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 50mg Tablet DT, since it may have possible effects such as rash and diarrhea.
Elpod 50mg Tablet DT may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, tired,
or decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive.
Elpod 50mg Tablet DT should be used with caution in patients
with severe kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Elpod 50mg Tablet DT may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Elpod 50mg Tablet DT is safe to use in patients with liver d
isease. No dose adjustment of Elpod 50mg Tablet DT is recommended.
Severely interacts with other drugs like
Nocidos 500mg Tablet, Sobinate 500mg Tablet, Sodarise 500mg Tablet, Sodarise 1000mg Tablet

Missed Dosageuses

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.

Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions about Elpod Tablet DT

Frequently asked questions about Cefpodoxime

Yes, Elpod is an antibiotic, it belongs to a group of antibiotics known as cephalosporins.
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.
Elpod is not a steroid. It is an antibiotic which belongs to the class of medication known as cephalosporin.
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.
Elpod has not shown any activity against chlamydia. Please consult your doctor for the treatment of chlamydial infection.
Elpod 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.
Elpod is not active against methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA), rather there has been reported an inherent resistance against this bacteria.
Elpod has not been reported to be active against enterococcus.

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