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OPOX 50MG DRY SYRUP

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MRP: Rs. 49.50 for 1 bottle(s) (30 ML dry syrup each)
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Composition for OPOX

Cefpodoxime(50 mg)

food interaction for OPOX

alcohol interaction for OPOX

pregnancy interaction for OPOX

lactation interaction for OPOX

food
alcohol
pregnancy
lactation
It is better to take Opox 50mg dry syrup with food.
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Opox 50mg 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.
PROBABLY SAFE
Unknown. Human and animal studies are not available. Please consult your doctor.

SALT INFORMATION for OPOX

Cefpodoxime(50 mg)

Uses

Opox 50mg dry syrup is used in the treatment of bacterial infections and typhoid fever.

How it works

Opox 50mg dry syrup is an antibiotic. It kills the bacteria by attacking their cell wall. Specifically, it prevents the synthesis of a substance in the cell wall called peptidoglycan, which provides the cell wall with the strength required for survival of bacteria in human body.

Common side effects

Diarrhoea, Skin rash, Stomach upset, Vomiting

SUBSTITUTES for OPOX

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  • OXIPOD 50 MG DRY SYRUP
    (30 ML dry syrup in bottle)
    Indoco Remedies Ltd
    Rs. 2.47/ML of dry syrup
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    Rs. 74
    pay 49% more per ML of dry syrup
  • MACPOD DRY SYRUP
    (30 ML dry syrup in bottle)
    Macleods Pharmaceuticals Pvt Ltd
    Rs. 2.37/ML of dry syrup
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    Rs. 71
    pay 43% more per ML of dry syrup
  • PODOX 50 MG DRY SYRUP
    (50 ML dry syrup in bottle)
    Ordain Health Care Global Pvt Ltd
    Rs. 2.18/ML of dry syrup
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    Rs. 108.90
    pay 32% more per ML of dry syrup
  • ZIPOD 50MG DRY SYRUP
    (30 ML dry syrup in bottle)
    FDC Ltd
    Rs. 2.29/ML of dry syrup
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    Rs. 68.70
    pay 39% more per ML of dry syrup
  • POLYPOD 50 MG DRY SYRUP
    (30 ML dry syrup in bottle)
    Macleods Pharmaceuticals Pvt Ltd
    Rs. 2.37/ML of dry syrup
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    Rs. 71
    pay 43% more per ML of dry syrup

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Expert advice for OPOX

Do not take cefpodoxime within 2 hours of antacids or H2 antagonists (ranitidine, famotidine).Take this medicine with meals or a snack for better absorptionMake sure you finish the entire course of treatmentConsult your doctor:
  • If you are allergic to cefpodoxime or any other cephalosporin antibiotic such as cefadroxil, cephalexin, penicillin, or any other drugs.
  • If you have diarrhea, inflammation of large intestine (colon) colitis, or stomach problems, blood clotting problem.
  • If you have or had kidney or liver disease.
  • If you are having surgery, including dental surgery, tell the doctor or dentist that you are taking cefpodoxime.
  • If you have taken cefpodoxime repeatedly or for longer duration.

Frequently asked questions for OPOX

Cefpodoxime

Q.Is cefpodoxime a sulfa drug/steroid/penicillin?
No, cefpodoxime belongs to class of medication called as cephalosporin antibiotics

Q.Is Cefpodoxime/ cefodem xp 325/ cefodem 200/ monocef-o/ kefpod safe?
Cefpodoxime (also available as cefodem xp 325/cefodem 200/ monocef-o/kefpod) is safe at the prescribed dose by the doctor. Patients should follow the advice of the doctor regarding its use

Q.What are cefpodoxime/ cefodem xp 325/ cefodem 200/ monocef-o/ kefpod/ gudcef 200/ gudcef?
Cefpodoxime belongs to class of medication called as cephalosporin antibiotics. It is used for the treatment of infections caused by bacteria

Q.Is cefpodoxime a sulfa drug/ penicillin/ steroid/ an antibiotic?
Cefpodoxime is an antibiotic belong to class of medication called as cephalosporin. It is not a steroid and does not contain penicillin or sulpha.

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Content on this page was last updated on 02 January, 2014, by Dr. Varun Gupta (MD Pharmacology)