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Macpod 100-DT Tablet


Overview

Uses of Macpod Tablet DT

Macpod 100-DT Tablet is used in the treatment of bacterial infections.

Macpod Tablet DT side effects

Common
  • Rash
  • Vomiting
  • Nausea
  • Diarrhea

How to use Macpod Tablet DT

Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Dissolve it in a glass of water before taking it. Macpod 100-DT Tablet is to be taken with food.

How Macpod Tablet DT works

Macpod 100-DT Tablet is an antibiotic. It kills bacteria by preventing them from forming the bacterial protective covering (cell wall) which is needed for them to survive.

Macpod Tablet DT related warnings

Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Pregnancy
PROBABLY SAFE
Macpod 100-DT 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
Macpod 100-DT 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 Macpod 100-DT Tablet, since it may have possible effects such as rash and diarrhea.
Driving
Macpod 100-DT Tablet may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, tired, or decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive.
Kidney
Macpod 100-DT Tablet should be used with caution in patients with severe kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Macpod 100-DT Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
SAFE
Macpod 100-DT Tablet is safe to use in patients with liver disease. No dose adjustment of Macpod 100-DT Tablet is recommended.

What if you miss a dose of Macpod Tablet DT?

If you miss a dose of Macpod 100-DT 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.

Alternate Brands

For informational purposes only. Consult a doctor before taking any medicines.
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Expert Advice

  • Your doctor has prescribed Macpod 100-DT 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 Macpod 100-DT 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 Macpod 100-DT Tablet as it may cause increased side effects.

Interaction with Drugs

Taking Macpod 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 Macpod

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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
Sir good evening . I evaluated by local doctor for nose infection and after inspecting he gave me some medicines which do not suit me. There is shivering and drowsiness after I take these medicines. Medicines are acin p ',Macpod and citrila . Sir question is that what is reason behind it. Sir is these are side effect of these drug . Can I continues these drugs. Or plz tell me suitable advice. Sir I want to tell u that there is continuous flow of watery liquid from nose that is mainly at midnight till morning and then stops . Sir plz help me
Dr. Vijay Verma
Ear Nose Throat Specialist
Continue these medicines as problem can be due to disease.Running nose can be due to allergic component Be in follow up with your doctor
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FAQs

Q. Is Macpod safe to use?

Macpod 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 Macpod an antibiotic?

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

Q. Can the use of Macpod cause diarrhea?

Yes, the use of Macpod 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 Macpod when my symptoms are relieved?

No, do not stop taking Macpod 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 Macpod takes to work?

Usually, Macpod 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 Macpod?

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.
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Manufacturer/Marketer Address
Atlanta Arcade, Marol Church Road, Andheri (East), Mumbai - 400059, INDIA.
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