Macpod Drop

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Primarily used for

10 ml in 1 packet

Medicine Overview of Macpod Drop


Uses of Macpod Drop

Macpod Drop 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.

Side effects of Macpod Drop


Nausea, Diarrhoea, Allergic reaction.


How to use Macpod Drop

Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Check the label for directions before use. Measure it with a marked dropper and take it as directed. It is better to take Macpod Drop with food.

How Macpod Drop works

Macpod drop is an antibiotic. It kills bacteria by preventing them from forming their own protective covering which is required for their survival in the human body.

In Depth Information on Macpod Drop

Expert advice for Macpod Drop

  • Make sure you complete the course even if you start to feel better.
  • Discontinue Macpod 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 can interact with your medications and increase your bleeding tendencies.
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Special precautions for Macpod Drop
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Macpod Drop 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.
Macpod Drop 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 Drop, since it may have possible effects such as rash and diarrhea.
Macpod Drop may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, tired, or decre
ase alertness. If this happens, do not drive.
Macpod Drop should be used with caution in patients with sev
ere kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Macpod Drop may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Macpod Drop is safe to use in patients with liver disease. N
o dose adjustment of Macpod Drop is recommended.
Severely interacts with other drugs like
Nocidos 500mg Tablet, Sobinate 500mg Tablet, Sodarise 500mg Tablet, Sodarise 1000mg Tablet

Missed Dosageuses

If you miss a dose of Cefpodoxime, 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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Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions for Macpod 25mg Drop

Frequently asked questions for Cefpodoxime

Yes, Macpod is an antibiotic, it belongs to a group of antibiotics known as cephalosporins.
Macpod is not a sulfa drug, it belongs to a class of medicines known as cephalosporin antibiotics.
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.
Yes. Macpod is safe if used at prescribed doses for the prescribed duration as advised by the doctor.
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.

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