Spectratil DS 50mg Tablet

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Composition for Spectratil DS 50mg Tablet

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₹6.0/Tablet
10 tablets in 1 strip
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Medicine Overview of Spectratil DS Tablet

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Uses of Spectratil DS Tablet

Spectratil DS 50mg Tablet is used in the treatment of bacterial infections.
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Side effects of Spectratil DS Tablet

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Nausea, Diarrhoea, Allergic reaction.

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How to use Spectratil DS 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. It is better to take Spectratil DS 50mg Tablet with food.

How Spectratil DS Tablet works

Spectratil ds 50mg tablet 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 Spectratil DS Tablet

Expert advice for Spectratil DS Tablet

  • 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 Spectratil ds 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 Spectratil DS 50mg Tablet
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Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
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Pregnancy
PROBABLY SAFE
Spectratil DS 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.
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Lactation
SAFE
Spectratil DS 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 Spectratil DS 50mg Tablet, since it may have possible effects such as rash and diarrhea.
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Driving
Spectratil DS 50mg Tablet may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, t
ired, or decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive.
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Kidney
Spectratil DS 50mg Tablet should be used with caution in pat
ients with severe kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Spectratil DS 50mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
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Liver
SAFE
Spectratil DS 50mg Tablet is safe to use in patients with li
ver disease. No dose adjustment of Spectratil DS 50mg Tablet is recommended.
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Severely interacts with other drugs like
Nodosis 500mg Tablet, Sodapill 500mg Tablet, Magflux Syrup, Nodosis 1000mg/15ml Suspension

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 Spectratil DS 50mg Tablet

Frequently asked questions for Cefpodoxime

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