Podcef 50mg Suspension

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Composition for Podcef 50mg Suspension

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30 ml in 1 bottle
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Medicine Overview of Podcef Suspension

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Uses of Podcef Suspension

Podcef 50mg Suspension is used in the treatment of bacterial infections.
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Side effects of Podcef Suspension

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Nausea, Diarrhoea, Allergic reaction.

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How to use Podcef Suspension

Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Check the label for directions before use. Measure it with a measuring cup and take it by mouth. Shake well before use. It is better to take Podcef 50mg Suspension with food.

How Podcef Suspension works

Podcef 50mg suspension 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.

In Depth Information on Podcef Suspension

Expert advice for Podcef Suspension

  • Always take the complete course of treatment, as advised by your doctor even if you feel better.
  • Never take an antibiotic for a viral infection like a cold or the flu.
  • Can lead to nausea and diarrhoea frequently. If this becomes severe or persistent or you notice that your stool contains blood or mucus you should stop taking Podcef immediately and consult your doctor.
  • Inform your doctor if you develop a rash or other unexpected symptoms.
  • Inform your doctor if there is the previous history of drug allergy.
  • Inform your doctor if you have ever been diagnosed with kidney or liver problems.
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Warnings
Special precautions for Podcef 50mg Suspension
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Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
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Pregnancy
PROBABLY SAFE
Podcef 50mg Suspension 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.
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Lactation
SAFE
Podcef 50mg Suspension 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 Podcef 50mg Suspension, since it may have possible effects such as rash and diarrhea.
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Driving
Podcef 50mg Suspension may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, tire
d, or decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive.
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Kidney
Podcef 50mg Suspension should be used with caution in patien
ts with severe kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Podcef 50mg Suspension may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
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Liver
SAFE
Podcef 50mg Suspension is safe to use in patients with liver
disease. No dose adjustment of Podcef 50mg Suspension is recommended.
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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.

Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions for Podcef 50mg Suspension

Frequently asked questions for Cefpodoxime

Yes, Podcef is an antibiotic, it belongs to a group of antibiotics known as cephalosporins.
Podcef is not a sulfa drug, it belongs to a class of medicines known as cephalosporin antibiotics.
Podcef 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.
Podcef is not a steroid. It is an antibiotic which belongs to the class of medication known as cephalosporin.
Podcef 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. Podcef is safe if used at prescribed doses for the prescribed duration as advised by the doctor.
Q. Can I take Podcef with ibuprofen?
Podcef 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.
Podcef has not shown any activity against chlamydia. Please consult your doctor for the treatment of chlamydial infection.
Podcef 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.
Podcef is not active against methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA), rather there has been reported an inherent resistance against this bacteria.
Podcef has not been reported to be active against enterococcus.
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