SWICH 100MG SUSPENSION

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Composition FOR SWICH 100mg suspension

Cefpodoxime(100mg)

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It is better to take Swich 100mg suspension with food.
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Swich 100mg 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.
PROBABLY SAFE
Unknown. Human and animal studies are not available. Please consult your doctor.
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  • SALT INFORMATION FOR SWICH 100mg suspension

    Cefpodoxime(100mg)

    Swich suspension uses

    Swich 100mg suspension is used in the treatment of bacterial infections.

    How swich suspension works

    Swich 100mg 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.

    Common side effects of swich suspension

    Nausea, Diarrhoea, Allergic reaction.

    COMMON DOSAGE FOR SWICH 100MG SUSPENSION

    Patients taking SWICH 100MG SUSPENSION

    • 82%
      Twice A Day
    • 18%
      Once A Day

    SUBSTITUTES FOR SWICH suspension

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      Sun Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd
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    • CEFOPROX 100MG SUSPENSION
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    • PECEF 100MG SUSPENSION
      (30 ML suspension in bottle)
      Dr Reddy's Laboratories Ltd
      Rs. 4.80/ML of suspension
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    • KEFPOD 100MG SUSPENSION ORANGE
      (30 ML suspension in bottle)
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    • DELPOCURE 100MG SUSPENSION
      (30 ML suspension in bottle)
      Delcure Life Sciences
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    Expert advice FOR SWICH suspension

    • Only use Cefpodoxime when prescribed by a registered medical doctor.
    • Always take the full prescription, even if you feel better.
    • Can lead to nausea and diarrhoea frequently.
    • Inform your doctor if you develop a rash or other unexpected symptoms.
    • Inform your doctor if there is the previous history of drug allergy.
    • Avoid taking for a long duration as there is a risk of serious intestinal infection and low blood count.
    • Inform your doctor if you have ever been diagnosed with kidney or liver problems.

    Frequently asked questions FOR SWICH 100mg suspension

    Cefpodoxime

    Q. Is cefpodoxime an antibiotic?
    Yes, cefpodoxime is an antibiotic, it belongs to a group of antibiotics known as cephalosporins.
    Q. Does cefpodoxime treat urinary tract infections (UTI)?
    Cefpodoxime is used to treat uncomplicated urinary tract infections (UTI) caused by Escherichia coli, Klebsiella pneumonia, Proteus mirabilis or Staphylococcus saprophyticus.
    Q. Is cefpodoxime a sulfa drug?
    Cefpodoxime is not a sulfa drug, it belongs to a class of medicines known as cephalosporin antibiotics.
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    Q. Is cefpodoxime safe to use?
    Cefpodoxime 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.
    Q. Is cefpodoxime a steroid?
    Cefpodoxime is not a steroid. It is an antibiotic which belongs to the class of medication known as cephalosporin.
    Q. Is cefpodoxime safe to use in pregnancy?
    There are no or limited data on the use of cefpodoxime in pregnant women. Cefpodoxime may be used during pregnancy only if considered absolutely necessary by the doctor. Please consult your doctor before using cefpodoxime proxetil in pregnancy.
    Q. Is cefpodoxime related to penicillin?
    Cefpodoxime belongs to a group of antibiotics known as beta-lactam antibiotics. Beta-lactam antibiotics are grouped together as they share a common structural feature, the beta-lactam ring and are further divided into different subgroups like penicillins, cephalosporins, and others. Cefpodoxime belongs to the cephalosporin subgroup of beta-lactam antibiotics.
    Q. Is cefpodoxime safe for humans?
    Yes. Cefpodoxime is safe if used at prescribed doses for the prescribed duration as advised by the doctor.
    Q. Can I take cefpodoxime with ibuprofen?
    Cefpodoxime 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.
    Q. Does cefpodoxime treat chlamydia?
    Cefpodoxime has not shown any activity against chlamydia. Please consult your doctor for the treatment of chlamydial infection.
    Q. Does cefpodoxime cover pseudomonas?
    Cefpodoxime has not been reported to be active against pseudomonas. Please consult your doctor for the treatment of any pseudomonal infection.
    Q. Does cefpodoxime affect birth control?
    Yes, cefpodoxime can affect birth control. It can reduce the contraceptive (pregnancy preventing) effect of estrogen which is a component of the oral combined contraception pill (birth control pill). Please consult your doctor before taking the two medicines together.
    Q. Does cefuroxime have penicillin?
    No, cefuroxime does not contain penicillin.
    Q. Does cefpodoxime cover methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA)?
    Cefpodoxime is not active against methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA), rather there has been reported an inherent resistance against this bacteria.
    Q. Does cefpodoxime cover enterococcus?
    Cefpodoxime has not been reported to be active against enterococcus.

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    Content on this page was last updated on 22 May, 2017, by Dr. Varun Gupta (MD Pharmacology)