Zedocef AZ 200 mg/250 mg Tablet

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Medicine Overview of Zedocef AZ 200 mg/250 mg Tablet

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Uses of Cefpodoxime

Cefpodoxime is used in the treatment of bacterial infections.
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Side effects of Cefpodoxime

Common

Nausea, Diarrhoea, Allergic reaction.

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How to use Cefpodoxime

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.

How Zedocef AZ 200 mg/250 mg Tablet works

Cefpodoxime 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.
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Uses of Azithromycin

Azithromycin is used in the treatment of bacterial infections and typhoid fever.
It is used in bacterial infections of tonsils, sinus, ear, nose, throat, skin and soft tissues, windpipe and lungs (pneumonia).
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Side effects of Azithromycin

Common

Nausea, Vomiting, Abdominal pain, Diarrhoea, Allergy.

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How to use Azithromycin

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.

How Zedocef AZ 200 mg/250 mg Tablet works

Azithromycin is an antibiotic. It stops the bacterial growth by inhibiting synthesis of essential proteins, which are required by bacteria to carry out vital functions.

In Depth Information on Zedocef AZ 200 mg/250 mg Tablet

Expert advice for Cefpodoxime

  • 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 Cefpodoxime 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.

Expert advice for Azithromycin

  • Take Azithromycin only when prescribed by your doctor
  • Azithromycin can be taken with or without food
  • Do not take aluminum and magnesium containing antacids with Azithromycin. It should be taken one hour before or two hours after taking antacids
  • Azithromycin commonly causes nausea, vomiting or diarrhea
  • Contact your doctor immediately in case you experience any allergic reaction like severe skin rash while taking Azithromycin
  • Use of Azithromycin during pregnancy is not advisable until considered absolutely necessary by your physician
  • Breastfeeding should be stopped while taking Azithromycin. It is recommended to discard the milk during the treatment and up till 2 days after discontinuation of Azithromycin
Warnings
Special precautions for Zedocef AZ 200 mg/250 mg Tablet
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Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
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Pregnancy
PROBABLY SAFE
Zedocef AZ 200 mg/250 mg 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
CAUTION
Zedocef AZ 200 mg/250 mg Tablet should be used with caution
during lactation. Breast feeding should be held until the treatment of the mother is completed and the drug is eliminated from her body.
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Driving
Zedocef AZ 200 mg/250 mg Tablet may make you feel dizzy, sle
epy, tired, or decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive.
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Kidney
CAUTION
Zedocef AZ 200 mg/250 mg Tablet should be used with caution
in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Zedocef AZ 200 mg/250 mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
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Liver
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Zedocef AZ 200 mg/250 mg Tablet is probably unsafe to use in patients with liver disease and should be avoided. Please consult your doctor.

No dose adjustment is needed for patients with the mild and moderate liver disease. Not advisable in patients with severe liver disease.
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Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions for Zedocef AZ 200 mg/250 mg Tablet

Frequently asked questions for Cefpodoxime

Q. Is Cefpodoxime an antibiotic?
Yes, Cefpodoxime is an antibiotic, it belongs to a group of antibiotics known as cephalosporins.
Q. Is Cefpodoxime a sulfa drug?
Cefpodoxime is not a sulfa drug, it belongs to a class of medicines known as cephalosporin antibiotics.
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 related to penicillin?
Cefpodoxime 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. 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 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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Frequently asked questions for Azithromycin

Q. Is Azithromycin an antibiotic?
Yes, Azithromycin is an antibiotic. It belongs to a class of antibiotics known as macrolides. It can be used to treat bacterial sinusitis, tonsillitis, ear infections, pneumonia and many other if caused by micro-organisms sensitive to Azithromycin. It should be taken only when prescribed by a doctor.
Q. Is Azithromycin used for treating a cold and sore throat?
Azithromycin is used to treat cold and sore throat only if there is an underlying bacterial infection present. Please consult your doctor before taking Azithromycin in these conditions.
Q. Are Azithromycin and erythromycin same?
No, Azithromycin and erythromycin are two different antibiotics but belong to the same class of antibiotics. They differ in their action against different bacteria.
Q. Is Azithromycin safe?
Azithromycin is safe if used at prescribed doses for the prescribed duration as advised by your doctor.
Q. Is Azithromycin good for tonsillitis?
Azithromycin can be used for the treatment of tonsillitis. However, there are antibiotics which are preferred over Azithromycin for its treatment. Please consult your doctor before taking any antibiotics for tonsillitis.
Q. Is Azithromycin banned?
No, Azithromycin is not a banned medicine. However, it is available on prescription by a physician.
Q. Can Azithromycin be used to treat a fever?
Fever is a symptom which could be due to an underlying infection like bacterial, viral or fungal. Azithromycin can be used for the treatment of bacterial infections only. Please take advice from your physician before taking any antibiotic for fever as it is important to identify the type of infection causing fever.
Q. Is Azithromycin used for urinary tract infection (UTI)?
Azithromycin is not recommended for the treatment of urinary tract infection (UTI). Please consult your doctor before taking any antibiotics for the treatment of UTI.
Q. Is Azithromycin good for acne?
Azithromycin can be used for the treatment of acne. Clinical studies have shown a good efficacy of Azithromycin in the treatment of acne. However, it is always advised that you should consult to your physician before taking any antibiotics for your infections.
Q. Can I take Azithromycin with paracetamol?
Azithromycin can be taken with paracetamol as no drug interactions have been clinically observed between the two medicines. However, interactions can occur. Please consult your doctor before taking the two medicines together.
Q. Can I take Azithromycin with omeprazole?
Azithromycin can be taken with omeprazole as no interactions have been clinically observed between the two medicines. However, interactions can occur. Please consult your doctor before taking the two medicines together.
Q. Can I take Azithromycin with ibuprofen?
Azithromycin can be taken with ibuprofen as no interactions have been clinically observed between the two medicines. However, interactions can occur. Please consult your doctor before taking the two medicines together.
Q. Can I take Azithromycin with esomeprazole?
Azithromycin can be taken with esomeprazole as no drug interactions have been clinically observed between the two medicines. However, interactions can occur. Please consult your doctor before taking the two medicines together.
Q. Can I take Azithromycin with birth control pills (oral contraceptives)
No interactions have been clinically observed between Azithromycin and birth control pills (oral contraceptives). However, this does not mean interactions cannot occur. Please talk to your doctor if you have been advised to take Azithromycin and you are already taking birth control pills (oral contraceptives).
Q. Does Azithromycin treat a cough?
No, Azithromycin cannot treat a cough. Cough is a symptom which represents an underlying disease or an infection. Azithromycin can help in relieving cough only if it would be effective in treating the underlying infection. Please talk to your doctor before taking any medicine for your cough.
Q. Does Azithromycin affect sperm?
Azithromycin has not been reported to affect sperms.
Q. Does Azithromycin cause drowsiness?
No, Azithromycin does not cause drowsiness. Please consult your doctor if you experience drowsiness while taking Azithromycin.
Q. Does Azithromycin cause diarrhea?
Diarrhea (loose stools) is a very common side effect of Azithromycin. Please consult your doctor if you experience excessive diarrhea while taking Azithromycin.
Q. Does Azithromycin affect fertility?
Azithromycin is not known to affect fertility in humans. Inadequate data is available for humans. Please consult your doctor if you have concerns regarding the same.
Q. Can I take Azithromycin for throat infection caused by streptococcus?
Yes, Azithromycin can be taken for throat infection caused by streptococcus. However, this an alternative medicine for the same. There are other antibiotics available which could be more effective in the treatment of streptococcal throat infections. Please take the advice from your doctor before taking any antibiotics.
Q. Can I take Azithromycin for a toothache (tooth pain)?
Azithromycin would be helpful in a toothache (tooth pain) only when there is an underlying infection which is causing the pain. Please talk to your doctor before taking Azithromycin or any other antibiotic for relief of a tooth pain.
Q. Can I take Azithromycin for the flu?
No, Azithromycin is not recommended for the treatment of flu (influenza infection). Please consult your doctor if you are experiencing the signs and symptoms of flu (influenza infection) before taking any medicines including antibiotics like Azithromycin as this is a viral infection and taking any antibiotics would not help in this condition.
Q. Can I take Azithromycin for a sinus infection?
Yes, Azithromycin can help to treat a bacterial sinus infection. However, as always advisable, antibiotics should only be taken only when the infection is properly diagnosed by the doctor and then antibiotics are taken as advised.
Q. Can I take Azithromycin for yeast infection?
Azithromycin is an antibiotic (works against a bacterial infection). It does not have any action against the yeast (fungal) infection.
Q. Can I take Azithromycin for chlamydia?
Yes, Azithromycin can be taken for chlamydial infection. However, it is always advisable to take antibiotics only when recommended by a doctor, in the doses advised.
Q. Can I take Azithromycin for tooth infection?
Azithromycin can be taken to treat tooth infection. However, it is always advisable to take antibiotics only when recommended by a doctor to treat the infection.
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