Kefpod 18 gm Oral Suspension Orange

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Overview

Uses of Kefpod Oral Suspension

Kefpod 18 gm Oral Suspension Orange is used in the treatment of bacterial infections. It is used for the treatment of bacterial infections of urinary tract, skin & soft-tissue, ear, blood, genital and lungs (pneumonia).

Kefpod Oral Suspension side effects

Common
  • Rash
  • Vomiting
  • Nausea
  • Diarrhea

How to use Kefpod Oral Suspension

Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Check the label for directions before use. Measure it with a measuring cup and take it by mouth. Shake well before use. Kefpod 18 gm Oral Suspension Orange is to be taken with food.

How Kefpod Oral Suspension works

Kefpod 18 gm Oral Suspension Orange is an antibiotic. It kills bacteria by preventing them from forming the bacterial protective covering (cell wall) which is needed for them to survive.

Kefpod Oral Suspension related warnings

Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Pregnancy
PROBABLY SAFE
Kefpod 18 gm Oral Suspension Orange 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
Kefpod 18 gm Oral Suspension Orange 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 Kefpod 18 gm Oral Suspension Orange, since it may have possible effects such as rash and diarrhea.
Driving
Kefpod 18 gm Oral Suspension Orange may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, tired, or decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive.
Kidney
Kefpod 18 gm Oral Suspension Orange should be used with caution in patients with severe kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Kefpod 18 gm Oral Suspension Orange may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
SAFE
Kefpod 18 gm Oral Suspension Orange is safe to use in patients with liver disease. No dose adjustment of Kefpod 18 gm Oral Suspension Orange is recommended.

What if you miss a dose of Kefpod Oral Suspension?

If you miss a dose of Kefpod 18 gm Oral Suspension Orange, 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.

Alternate Brands

For informational purposes only. Consult a doctor before taking any medicines.
No alternate brands found for this medicine

Expert Advice

  • Your doctor has prescribed Kefpod 18 gm Oral Suspension Orange 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 Kefpod 18 gm Oral Suspension Orange 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 Kefpod 18 gm Oral Suspension Orange as it may cause increased side effects.

Interaction with Drugs

Taking Kefpod with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Brand(s): Sodamax, Sobinix, Sobimed
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Magflux, Magasip
SERIOUS

Patient Concerns

Questions Related to Kefpod

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i have yellow sticky cough at night lumps of cough is discharging. pls suggest some expectorant syrup for dry sticky cough so dat i get well soon. when i blow nose the viens of brains feel me like something is sticking badly
Dr. Vijay Verma
Ear Nose Throat Specialist
start with steam, tab mucinac 600 mg once a day for seven days to be dissolved in water, tab kefpod CV 200 mg bid for five days, tab lcz plus at night for five days
She is suffering from fever and cold for last 5 days. Fever is incurrent. Doctor has prescribed combiflam syrup, kozo cold, kefpod 100 and tuspel LS. Please advise as she is still not recovered.
Dr. Gopal Samdani
Child Specialist
Monitor temp. If child has fever place a cool, damp washcloth on your child's forehead , Give your child a lukewarm tub bath or a sponge bath. Give a sponge bath as follows:- ? Use lukewarm water [90?F (32.2?C) to 95?F (35?C)] . Do not use cold water, ice, or rubbing alcohol, which will lower the child's body temperature too quickly. ? Sponge for 20 to 30 minutes. ? Stop if the child starts to shiver. If your child doesn't like the sponge bath or doesn't feel better after the bath, there is no need to give another one. You can use Paracetamol also along with above measures to control fever till you consult Dr.Dr need a diagnosis to suggest you medicine or give opinion. Diagnosis cannot be done without clinical examination of patient. There are many underlying causes of your symptoms. Different cause needs different treatment. Specific treatment cannot be given unless we establish exact underlying cause. Final and perfect diagnosis cannot be done without doing clinical examination of child. Please consult me or any other Paediatrician. will take detail history and will examine your child in detail. At time may ask you relevant investigations if necessary. All information will be used to determine exact underlying cause of problem. Depending upon cause will prescribe you treatment. Your child may need antibiotics. It is mandatory for the customer to have a prescription for the prescription medicines he/she is procuring. Valid prescription cannot be given without diagnosis.May need blood test
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FAQs

Q. Is Kefpod safe to use?

Kefpod 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 Kefpod an antibiotic?

Yes, Kefpod is an antibiotic, it belongs to a group of antibiotics known as cephalosporins.

Q. Can the use of Kefpod cause diarrhea?

Yes, the use of Kefpod can cause diarrhea. It is an antibiotic which kills the harmful bacteria. However, it also affects the helpful bacteria in your stomach or intestine and causes diarrhea. If diarrhea persists, talk to your doctor about it.

Q. Can I stop taking Kefpod when my symptoms are relieved?

No, do not stop taking Kefpod and complete the full course of treatment even if you feel better. Your symptoms may improve before the infection is completely cured.

Q. How long does Kefpod takes to work?

Usually, Kefpod starts working soon after taking it. However, it may take some days to kill all the harmful bacteria and make you feel better.

Q. What if I don't get better after using Kefpod?

Inform your doctor if you don't feel better after finishing the full course of treatment. Also, inform him if your symptoms are getting worse while using this medicine.
Information last updated by Dr. Varun Gupta, MD Pharmacology on 16th May 2018.
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Manufacturer/Marketer Address
Glenmark Pharmaceuticals Limited, B/2, Mahalaxmi Chambers, 22, Bhulabhai Desai Road, Mumbai – 400 026.
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