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Composition for KEFMAX

Cefpodoxime(50 mg)

food interaction for KEFMAX

alcohol interaction for KEFMAX

pregnancy interaction for KEFMAX

lactation interaction for KEFMAX

food
alcohol
pregnancy
lactation
It is better to take Kefmax 50mg syrup with food.
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Kefmax 50mg syrup 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.
PROBABLY SAFE
Unknown. Human and animal studies are not available. Please consult your doctor.

SALT INFORMATION for KEFMAX

Cefpodoxime(50 mg)

Uses

Kefmax 50mg syrup is used in the treatment of bacterial infections and typhoid fever.

How it works

Kefmax 50mg syrup 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.

Common side effects

Diarrhoea, Skin rash, Stomach upset, Vomiting

SUBSTITUTES for KEFMAX

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  • GUDCEF 50 MG SYRUP
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    Rs. 2.17/ML of syrup
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    Rs. 65
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  • CEFOPROX 50 MG SYRUP
    (30 ML syrup in bottle)
    Cipla Ltd
    Rs. 2.52/ML of syrup
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    Rs. 75.50
    pay 1% more per ML of syrup
  • ZEDOCEF 50 MG SYRUP
    (30 ML syrup in bottle)
    Macleods Pharmaceuticals Pvt Ltd
    Rs. 2.37/ML of syrup
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    Rs. 71
    save 5% more per ML of syrup
  • DOXCEF 50 MG SYRUP
    (30 ML syrup in bottle)
    Lupin Ltd
    Rs. 2.43/ML of syrup
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    Rs. 73
    save 3% more per ML of syrup
  • MONOTAX O 50 MG SYRUP
    (30 ML syrup in bottle)
    Biochem Pharmaceutical Industries
    Rs. 1.99/ML of syrup
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    Rs. 59.83
    save 20% more per ML of syrup

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Expert advice for KEFMAX

Do not take cefpodoxime within 2 hours of antacids or H2 antagonists (ranitidine, famotidine).Take this medicine with meals or a snack for better absorptionMake sure you finish the entire course of treatmentConsult your doctor:
  • If you are allergic to cefpodoxime or any other cephalosporin antibiotic such as cefadroxil, cephalexin, penicillin, or any other drugs.
  • If you have diarrhea, inflammation of large intestine (colon) colitis, or stomach problems, blood clotting problem.
  • If you have or had kidney or liver disease.
  • If you are having surgery, including dental surgery, tell the doctor or dentist that you are taking cefpodoxime.
  • If you have taken cefpodoxime repeatedly or for longer duration.

Frequently asked questions for KEFMAX

Cefpodoxime

Q.Is cefpodoxime a sulfa drug/steroid/penicillin?
No, cefpodoxime belongs to class of medication called as cephalosporin antibiotics

Q.Is Cefpodoxime/ cefodem xp 325/ cefodem 200/ monocef-o/ kefpod safe?
Cefpodoxime (also available as cefodem xp 325/cefodem 200/ monocef-o/kefpod) is safe at the prescribed dose by the doctor. Patients should follow the advice of the doctor regarding its use

Q.What are cefpodoxime/ cefodem xp 325/ cefodem 200/ monocef-o/ kefpod/ gudcef 200/ gudcef?
Cefpodoxime belongs to class of medication called as cephalosporin antibiotics. It is used for the treatment of infections caused by bacteria

Q.Is cefpodoxime a sulfa drug/ penicillin/ steroid/ an antibiotic?
Cefpodoxime is an antibiotic belong to class of medication called as cephalosporin. It is not a steroid and does not contain penicillin or sulpha.

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Content on this page was last updated on 15 June, 2015, by Dr. Varun Gupta (MD Pharmacology)