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Neopred 20mg Tablet

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SALT COMPOSITION
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Storage
Store at room temperature (10-30°C)

Introduction

Neopred 20mg Tablet is a type of antibiotic used to prevent infection before or after certain intestinal surgeries. It works by stopping the growth of bacteria in the intestines. This medicine is also used to treat a certain type of coma seen in patients of liver disease (hepatic encephalopathy).

Neopred 20mg Tablet should be taken orally, as per the dosage and schedule prescribed by your doctor. It may be taken with or without food. Use this medicine regularly to derive maximum benefit from it. Do not skip any doses and finish the full course of treatment even if you feel better.

Commonly seen side effects seen with this medicine include diarrhea, nausea, and vomiting. These are usually temporary and subside with the completion of treatment. Consult your doctor if you find these side effects bother or worry you.

Before taking this medicine, inform your doctor if you have any previous history of allergy to it or any other medicine in the past. Pregnant or breastfeeding women should consult their doctor before using this medicine.

Uses of Neopred Tablet

Benefits of Neopred Tablet

In Bacterial infections

Neopred 20mg Tablet is an antibiotic which works by stopping the growth of infection causing bacteria on your skin. It prevents the synthesis of essential proteins necessary for survival of bacteria. It is effective against skin infections such as boils, impetigo and infected hair follicles. It may also be used to treat infections in small cuts or wounds on your skin. This treatment has few common side effects and should clear up infections within a few days, but you should keep using it for as long as it is prescribed.

Side effects of Neopred Tablet

Most side effects do not require any medical attention and disappear as your body adjusts to the medicine. Consult your doctor if they persist or if you’re worried about them

Common side effects of Neopred

  • Diarrhea
  • Nausea
  • Vomiting

How to use Neopred 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. Neopred 20mg Tablet may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.

How Neopred Tablet works

Neopred 20mg Tablet is an antibiotic. It works in liver disease by killing the ammonia-producing bacteria. The liver normally breaks down ammonia, but in liver disease this function may be impaired, allowing it to enter the brain. Neopred 20mg Tablet prevents this by affecting bacteria's production of certain proteins that are necessary for their survival. This ultimately kills the bacteria and treats the infection.

Safety Advice

Alcohol
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
It is not known whether it is safe to consume alcohol with Neopred 20mg Tablet. Please consult your doctor.
Pregnancy
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Neopred 20mg Tablet may be unsafe to use during pregnancy. Although there are limited studies in humans, animal studies have shown harmful effects on the developing baby. Your doctor will weigh the benefits and any potential risks before prescribing it to you. Please consult your doctor.
Breastfeeding
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Neopred 20mg Tablet is probably safe to use during breastfeeding. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent any significant risk to the baby.
Driving
SAFE
Neopred 20mg Tablet does not usually affect your ability to drive.
Kidney
CAUTION
Neopred 20mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Neopred 20mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
There is limited information available on the use of Neopred 20mg Tablet in patients with liver disease. Please consult your doctor.

What if you forget to take Neopred Tablet?

If you miss a dose of Neopred 20mg Tablet, please consult your doctor.

Alternate Brands

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

Quick Tips

  • Neopred 20mg Tablet is used to sterilise the bowel before surgery.
  • It may also be used to prevent impairment of brain function in severe liver disease.
  • Your doctor may regularly monitor your kidney function and your hearing while you are taking this medicine.
  • Inform your doctor if you experience any hearing loss, ringing sensation, dizziness or unsteadiness during treatment.

Fact Box

Chemical Class
Aminoglycosides
Habit Forming
No
Therapeutic Class
ANTI INFECTIVES

Interaction with Drugs

Taking Neopred with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Brand(s): Abamune, A-Bec, Virol
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Diadose, Abacus, Disorb
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Adesera, Adheb, Adfovir
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Alendrate
SERIOUS

Patient Concerns

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Dermatology
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Obstetrics and Gynaecology
Tab metrogyl 500 mg twice a day x 5 days and tab fluconazole 150 mg three doses alternate days
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