Podomax Tablet

Unichem Laboratories Ltd

Composition for Podomax 200mg Tablet

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Primarily used for

10 tablets in 1 strip

Medicine Overview of Podomax Tablet


Uses of Podomax Tablet

Podomax 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.

Side effects of Podomax Tablet


Nausea, Diarrhoea, Allergic reaction.


How to use Podomax 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. Podomax Tablet is to be taken with food.

How Podomax Tablet works

Podomax Tablet is an antibiotic. It works by preventing the formation of the bacterial protective covering which is essential for the survival of bacteria in the human body.

In Depth Information on Podomax Tablet

Expert advice for Podomax Tablet

  • Your doctor has prescribed Podomax 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 Podomax 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, Podomax can interact with your medications and increase your bleeding tendencies.
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Podomax Tablet related warnings
Special precautions for Podomax Tablet
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Podomax 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.
Podomax 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 Podomax Tablet, since it may have possible effects such as rash and diarrhea.
Podomax Tablet may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, tired, or de
crease alertness. If this happens, do not drive.
Podomax Tablet should be used with caution in patients with
severe kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Podomax Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Podomax Tablet is safe to use in patients with liver disease
. No dose adjustment of Podomax Tablet 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.

Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions about Podomax Tablet

Frequently asked questions about Cefpodoxime

Yes, Podomax is an antibiotic, it belongs to a group of antibiotics known as cephalosporins.
Podomax 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.
Podomax is not a steroid. It is an antibiotic which belongs to the class of medication known as cephalosporin.
Podomax 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 Podomax with ibuprofen?
Podomax 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.
Podomax has not shown any activity against chlamydia. Please consult your doctor for the treatment of chlamydial infection.
Podomax 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.
Podomax is not active against methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA), rather there has been reported an inherent resistance against this bacteria.
Podomax has not been reported to be active against enterococcus.

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