Zefpod 100mg Tablet DT

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Composition for Zefpod 100mg Tablet DT

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Medicine Overview of Zefpod Tablet DT

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Uses of Zefpod Tablet DT

Zefpod 100mg Tablet DT is used in the treatment of bacterial infections.
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Side effects of Zefpod Tablet DT

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Nausea, Diarrhoea, Allergic reaction.

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How to use Zefpod Tablet DT

Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Dissolve it in a glass of water before taking it. It is better to take Zefpod 100mg Tablet DT with food.

How Zefpod Tablet DT works

Zefpod 100mg tablet dt 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 Zefpod Tablet DT

Expert advice for Zefpod Tablet DT

  • 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 Zefpod 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 Zefpod 100mg Tablet DT
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Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
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Pregnancy
PROBABLY SAFE
Zefpod 100mg Tablet DT 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
Zefpod 100mg Tablet DT 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 Zefpod 100mg Tablet DT, since it may have possible effects such as rash and diarrhea.
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Driving
Zefpod 100mg Tablet DT may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, tire
d, or decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive.
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Kidney
Zefpod 100mg Tablet DT should be used with caution in patien
ts with severe kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Zefpod 100mg Tablet DT may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
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Liver
SAFE
Zefpod 100mg Tablet DT is safe to use in patients with liver
disease. No dose adjustment of Zefpod 100mg Tablet DT is recommended.
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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.

Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions for Zefpod 100mg Tablet DT

Frequently asked questions for Cefpodoxime

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