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Macpod 200 mg Tablet

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Composition for Macpod 200 mg Tablet

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Primary uses of Macpod 200 mg Tablet

Macpod 200 mg Tablet
Macpod 200 mg Tablet
Macpod 200 mg Tablet
Macpod 200 mg Tablet
Macpod 200 mg Tablet
MRP
135
₹13.5/Tablet
10 tablets in 1 strip
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Medicine Overview of Macpod Tablet

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Uses of Macpod Tablet

Macpod 200 mg Tablet 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.
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Macpod Tablet side effects

Common

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

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How to use Macpod Tablet

Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Swallow it as a whole. Do not chew, crush or break it. Macpod 200 mg Tablet is to be taken with food.

How Macpod Tablet works

Macpod 200 mg Tablet 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 Macpod Tablet

Expert advice for Macpod Tablet

  • Your doctor has prescribed Macpod 200 mg Tablet to cure your infection and improve symptoms.
  • Do not skip any doses and finish the full course of treatment even if you feel better.
  • Discontinue Macpod 200 mg 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.
  • If you're on blood thinners, Macpod 200 mg Tablet can interact with your medications and increase your bleeding tendencies.
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Macpod Tablet related warnings
Special precautions for Macpod Tablet
Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Pregnancy
PROBABLY SAFE
Macpod 200 mg 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 200 mg 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 200 mg Tablet, since it may have possible effects such as rash and diarrhea.
Driving
Macpod 200 mg Tablet may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, tired, or decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive.
Kidney
Macpod 200 mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with severe kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Macpod 200 mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
SAFE
Macpod 200 mg Tablet is safe to use in patients with liver disease. No dose adjustment of Macpod 200 mg Tablet is recommended.

What if you miss a dose of Macpod Tablet?uses

If you miss a dose of Macpod 200 mg 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.

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Frequently asked questions about Macpod Tablet

Frequently asked questions about Cefpodoxime

Yes, Macpod is an antibiotic, it belongs to a group of antibiotics known as cephalosporins.
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.
Macpod is not a steroid. It is an antibiotic which belongs to the class of medication known as cephalosporin.
Macpod 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 Macpod with ibuprofen?
Macpod 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.
Macpod has not shown any activity against chlamydia. Please consult your doctor for the treatment of chlamydial infection.
Macpod has not been reported to be active against pseudomonas. Please consult your doctor for the treatment of any pseudomonal infection.
No, cefuroxime does not contain penicillin.
Macpod is not active against methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA), rather there has been reported an inherent resistance against this bacteria.
Macpod has not been reported to be active against enterococcus.

Severely interacts with other drugs like

Taking Macpod with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Macpod with Magaldrate
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Magaldrate: Magflux, Magasip

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