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Gudcef DS 50 mg Oral Drops

Mankind Pharma Ltd

Composition for Gudcef DS 50 mg Oral Drops

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Primary uses of Gudcef DS 50 mg Oral Drops

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Medicine Overview of Gudcef Oral Drops

Uses of Gudcef Oral Drops

Gudcef DS 50 mg Oral Drops 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.

Gudcef Oral Drops side effects

Common

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

How to use Gudcef Oral Drops

Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Check the label for directions before use. Measure it with a marked dropper and take it as directed. Gudcef DS 50 mg Oral Drops is to be taken with food.

How Gudcef Oral Drops works

Gudcef DS 50 mg Oral Drops 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 Gudcef Oral Drops

Expert advice for Gudcef Oral Drops

  • Your doctor has prescribed Gudcef DS 50 mg Oral Drops 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 Gudcef DS 50 mg Oral Drops 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 Gudcef DS 50 mg Oral Drops as it may cause increased side effects.
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Gudcef Oral Drops related warnings
Special precautions for Gudcef Oral Drops
Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Pregnancy
PROBABLY SAFE
Gudcef DS 50 mg Oral Drops 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
Gudcef DS 50 mg Oral Drops 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 Gudcef DS 50 mg Oral Drops, since it may have possible effects such as rash and diarrhea.
Driving
Gudcef DS 50 mg Oral Drops may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, tired, or decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive.
Kidney
Gudcef DS 50 mg Oral Drops should be used with caution in patients with severe kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Gudcef DS 50 mg Oral Drops may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
SAFE
Gudcef DS 50 mg Oral Drops is safe to use in patients with liver disease. No dose adjustment of Gudcef DS 50 mg Oral Drops is recommended.

What if you miss a dose of Gudcef Oral Drops?uses

If you miss a dose of Gudcef DS 50 mg Oral Drops, 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 Gudcef Oral Drops

Frequently asked questions about Cefpodoxime

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

Severely interacts with other drugs like

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