Poxil 50mg Tablet

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10 tablets in 1 strip

Medicine Overview of Poxil Tablet


Uses of Poxil Tablet

Poxil 50mg 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 Poxil Tablet


Nausea, Diarrhoea, Allergic reaction.


How to use Poxil 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. Poxil 50mg Tablet is to be taken with food.

How Poxil Tablet works

Poxil 50mg tablet 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 Poxil Tablet

Expert advice for Poxil Tablet

  • Your doctor has prescribed Poxil 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 Poxil 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, Poxil can interact with your medications and increase your bleeding tendencies.
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Special precautions for Poxil 50mg Tablet
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Poxil 50mg 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.
Poxil 50mg 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 Poxil 50mg Tablet, since it may have possible effects such as rash and diarrhea.
Poxil 50mg Tablet may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, tired, or
decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive.
Poxil 50mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients wi
th severe kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Poxil 50mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Poxil 50mg Tablet is safe to use in patients with liver dise
ase. No dose adjustment of Poxil 50mg 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.
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Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions for Poxil 50mg Tablet

Frequently asked questions for Cefpodoxime

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

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