Kefpod CV 50 mg/31.25 mg Dry Syrup


Overview

Uses of Kefpod CV Dry Syrup

Kefpod CV 50 mg/31.25 mg Dry Syrup is used in the treatment of respiratory tract infection.

Kefpod CV Dry Syrup side effects

Common
  • Nausea
  • Diarrhea
  • Stomach pain
  • Headache

How to use Kefpod CV Dry Syrup

Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Check the label for directions before use. Dissolve the powder in sterile water. Shake well and use. Kefpod CV 50 mg/31.25 mg Dry Syrup may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.

How Kefpod CV Dry Syrup works

Kefpod CV 50 mg/31.25 mg Dry Syrup is a combination of two medicines: Cefpodoxime Proxetil and Clavulanic Acid. Cefpodoxime Proxetil is an antibiotic. It works by preventing the formation of the bacterial protective covering which is essential for the survival of bacteria. Clavulanic Acid is a beta-lactamase inhibitor which reduces resistance and enhances the activity of Cefpodoxime Proxetil against bacteria.

Kefpod CV Dry Syrup related warnings

Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Pregnancy
PROBABLY SAFE
Kefpod CV 50 mg/31.25 mg Dry 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.
Lactation
SAFE
Kefpod CV 50 mg/31.25 mg Dry Syrup 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.
Driving
Do not drive unless you are feeling well.
Kefpod CV 50 mg/31.25 mg Dry Syrup may cause side effects such as allergic reactions, dizziness or fits that may make you unfit to drive.
Kidney
Kefpod CV 50 mg/31.25 mg Dry Syrup should be used with caution in patients with severe kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Kefpod CV 50 mg/31.25 mg Dry Syrup may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
There is limited information available on the use of Kefpod CV 50 mg/31.25 mg Dry Syrup in patients with liver disease. Please consult your doctor.

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Expert Advice

  • You have been prescribed this combination medicine to treat bacterial infections even if they have developed resistance. 
  • Finish the prescribed course, even if you start to feel better. Stopping it early may make the infection come back and harder to treat.
  • Diarrhea may occur as a side effect. Taking probiotics along with Kefpod CV 50 mg/31.25 mg Dry Syrup may help. Talk to your doctor if you notice bloody stools or develop abdominal cramps.
  • Take it with food and plenty of fluids to avoid an upset stomach.
  • Stop taking Kefpod CV 50 mg/31.25 mg Dry Syrup and inform your doctor immediately if you develop an itchy rash, swelling of the face, throat or tongue or breathing difficulties while taking it.

Patient Concerns

Questions Related to Kefpod CV

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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
VSD 6mm of my baby I attached her all medication reports please suggest me how to take care this disease. Any chance to repair it self or could be operated.
Dr. Saurabh Arora
Heart Specialist
If other wise baby is well no recurring respiratory tract infection good weight gain then can wait and review after PATIENT
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FAQs

Q. Can the use of Kefpod CV cause diarrhea?

Yes, the use of Kefpod CV 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 you are experiencing severe diarrhea, talk to your doctor about it.

Q. How long does Kefpod CV takes to work?

Usually, Kefpod CV 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 CV?

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.

Q. Can I stop taking Kefpod CV when I feel better?

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

Q. What is Kefpod CV?

Kefpod CV is a combination of two medicines: Cefpodoxime and Clavulanic acid. This medication is used to treat bacterial infection. This medication works by killing the harmful bacteria that cause infection.

Q. Can the use of Kefpod CV cause any serious side effects?

Kefpod CV may cause serious side effects in very few patients (less than 1 in 1,000). Inform the doctor straight away if you get bloody diarrhea, yellowing of the eyes and skin, bruising or skin discoloration, shortness of breath, widespread rash, skin peeling and fever. All of these reactions needs urgent medical attention.

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

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

Q. Can Kefpod CV cause allergic reaction?

Yes, Kefpod CV can cause allergic reaction and is considered to be harmful patients with known allergy to a group of antibiotics called Cephalosporins. Get emergency medical help if you notice any of the signs of an allergic reaction: hives; difficulty in breathing; swelling of your face, lips, tongue or throat.

Q. Are there any specific contraindications associated with the use of Kefpod CV?

The use of Kefpod CV is considered to be harmful for patients with known allergy to penicillins or any other excipients present in this medicine. This medicine should not be used in patients with previous history of liver damage associated with Kefpod CV.

Q. Can I take oral contraceptive pills while taking Kefpod CV?

No, Kefpod CV can make birth control pills less effective. So, ask your doctor about using a birth control method which does not affect your hormone levels (such as a condom, diaphragm and spermicide).

Q. Can I take a higher than the recommended dose of this medicine?

No, taking a higher than the recommended dose of Kefpod CV can increase the risks of side effects. Kefpod CV takes time to show its full effect and treat your infection. If you are experiencing increased severity of your symptoms, please consult your doctor for re-evaluation.

Q. What is the recommended storage condition for Kefpod CV?

Keep this medicine in the container or the pack it came in, tightly closed. Store it according to the instructions mentioned on the pack or label. Dispose of the unused medicine. Make sure it is not consumed by pets, children and other people.
Information last updated by Dr. Varun Gupta, MD Pharmacology on 24th Oct 2017.
The medicine details are for information purpose only. Consult a doctor before taking any medicine.
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