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Sporidex Syrup


Overview

Uses of Sporidex Syrup

Sporidex Syrup side effects

Common
  • Rash
  • Allergic reaction
  • Stomach pain
  • Nausea
  • Indigestion
  • Diarrhea

How to use Sporidex Syrup

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. Sporidex Syrup may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.

How Sporidex Syrup works

Sporidex Syrup is an antibiotic. It kills bacteria by preventing them from forming the bacterial protective covering (cell wall) which is needed for them to survive.

Sporidex Syrup related warnings

Alcohol
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
It is not known whether it is safe to consume alcohol with Sporidex Syrup. Please consult your doctor.
Pregnancy
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Sporidex Syrup is generally considered safe to use during pregnancy. Animal studies have shown low or no adverse effects to the developing baby; however, there are limited human studies.
Lactation
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Sporidex Syrup is safe to use during breastfeeding. Human studies suggest that the drug does not pass into the breastmilk in a significant amount and is not harmful to the baby.
Avoid prolonged use of Sporidex Syrup, since it may have possible effects such as rash and diarrhea.
Driving
SAFE
Sporidex Syrup does not usually affect your ability to drive.
Kidney
CAUTION
Sporidex Syrup should be used with caution in patients with severe kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Sporidex Syrup may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
CAUTION
Sporidex Syrup should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Sporidex Syrup may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

What if you miss a dose of Sporidex Syrup?

If you miss a dose of Sporidex Syrup, 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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Expert Advice

  • Your doctor has prescribed Sporidex Syrup to cure your infection and improve your symptoms.
  • Take it with food to avoid an upset stomach.
  • Do not skip any doses and finish the full course of treatment even if you feel better. Stopping it early may make the infection to come back and harder to treat.
  • Discontinue Sporidex Syrup 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.
  • Avoid consuming alcohol while taking Sporidex Syrup as it may cause increased side effects.

Patient Concerns

Questions Related to Sporidex

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What are use mega-cv dry syrupChild are not drinking milk
Dr. Pranav Gupta
Child Specialist
Mega CV is an antibiotic used to treat bacterial infections
Having urine infection since about a month. Took several antibiotics after consultation with doctor but they all show effect only for starting 2 days and then that antibiotic doesn't work. I have taken sporidex 500, zefu cv 500, norflox 400, levofloxin, cefodoxime (each taken for atleast 4-5 days). All work for starting two days then no effect and infection starts to increase. Urine culture report is attached. Kindly suggest medication since problem is increasing day by day.
Dr. Ila Jain Khandelwal
Pathologist
You should consult a urologist and get a few tests done since we need to know the cause of your recurrent urinary tract infections.
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FAQs

Q. Is cephalexin safe?

Cephalexin is safe if used at prescribed doses for the prescribed duration as advised by your doctor

Q. Can the use of Sporidex cause diarrhea?

Yes, the use of Sporidex can cause diarrhea. It is an antibiotic which kills the harmful bacteria. However, it also affects the helpful bacteria in your stomach or intestine and causes diarrhea. If diarrhea persists, talk to your doctor about it.

Q. What if Sporidex doesn't work?

Talk to your doctor if Sporidex doesn't seem to work for you. Your doctor may increase the dose of Sporidex or switch you to an alternate option, which may work for you.

Q. What if I don't get better after using Sporidex?

Inform your doctor if you don't feel better after finishing the full course of treatment. Also, inform him if your symptoms are getting worse while using this medicine.

Q. Can I stop taking Sporidex when my symptoms are relieved?

No, do not stop taking Sporidex and complete the full course of treatment even if you feel better. Your symptoms may improve before the infection is completely cured.

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