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Epodox 200 mg Tablet

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Composition for Epodox 200 mg Tablet

Prescription Required

Primary uses of Epodox 200 mg Tablet

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Medicine Overview of Epodox Tablet

Uses of Epodox Tablet

Epodox 200 mg Tablet 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.

Epodox Tablet side effects

Common

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

How to use Epodox 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. Epodox 200 mg Tablet is to be taken with food.

How Epodox Tablet works

Epodox 200 mg Tablet 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 Epodox Tablet

Expert advice for Epodox Tablet

  • Your doctor has prescribed Epodox 200 mg 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 Epodox 200 mg 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 Epodox 200 mg Tablet as it may cause increased side effects.
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Epodox Tablet related warnings

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

What if you miss a dose of Epodox Tablet?

uses
If you miss a dose of Epodox 200 mg 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.

Patient Concerns

Questions Related to Epodox

Can I take fixime 200 antibiotic for cold and dry cough.
Dr. Waseem Mirza
Sexologist
u shouldn't take antibiotics without prescription, for simple cold n cough take syp corex-Dx 1 tsf tid, for cold DO STEAM INHALAION TWICE DAILY, WARM SALINE GARGLES, AVOID EXPOSURE TO COLD,TAKE REST tab levocet 1 tab bd for 5 days, take healthy diet to boost ur immunity comprising of proteins, vitamins particularly vit C, take plenty of fluids if not better in 3 days consult physician hope this helps, antibiotics are reserved only for bacterial infections , most cold like illnesses are viral so no need of antibiotics
Hello sir/ ma'am My child PATIENT from stomach infection and doctor suggested zifi-100 redimix. How it is work and any side effect of that zifi-100 redimix? What kind of taking care of my child and PATIENT 7 month old.?????
Dr. Gopal Samdani
Child Specialist
Cefixime is used to treat a wide variety of bacterial infections. This medication is known as a cephalosporin antibiotic. It works by stopping the growth of bacteria.Remember that your doctor has prescribed this medication because he or she has judged that the benefit to you is greater than the risk of side effects. Many people using this medication do not have serious side effects.More common: Diarrhea loose or frequent stools Less common: Abdominal or stomach pain agitation black, tarry stools bleeding gums blistering, peeling, or loosening of the skin blood in the urine or stools and many more rare side effects

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Frequently asked questions about Epodox Tablet

Frequently asked questions about Cefpodoxime
Q. Is Epodox an antibiotic?
Yes, Epodox is an antibiotic, it belongs to a group of antibiotics known as cephalosporins.
Q. Is Epodox safe to use?
Epodox 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 Epodox a steroid?
Epodox is not a steroid. It is an antibiotic which belongs to the class of medication known as cephalosporin.
Q. Is Epodox related to penicillin?
Epodox 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 Epodox with ibuprofen?
Epodox 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 Epodox treat chlamydia?
Epodox has not shown any activity against chlamydia. Please consult your doctor for the treatment of chlamydial infection.
Q. Does Epodox cover pseudomonas?
Epodox 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 Epodox cover methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA)?
Epodox is not active against methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA), rather there has been reported an inherent resistance against this bacteria.
Q. Does Epodox cover enterococcus?
Epodox has not been reported to be active against enterococcus.

Severely interacts with other drugs like

Taking Epodox with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Epodox with Magaldrate
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Magaldrate: Magflux, Magasip
Epodox with Sodium Bicarbonate
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Sodium Bicarbonate: Sodamax, Sobinix, Sobimed, Zeitabin, Sobigia, Udosis, Soda Bicarb Glycerin, Diosis, Sodanet, Auxisoda
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