Zepodox 50mg Syrup

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Helios Pharmaceuticals

Composition for Zepodox 50mg Syrup

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30 ml in 1 bottle
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Medicine Overview of Zepodox Syrup

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Uses of Zepodox Syrup

Zepodox 50mg Syrup is used in the treatment of bacterial infections.
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Side effects of Zepodox Syrup

Common

Nausea, Diarrhoea, Allergic reaction.

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How to use Zepodox 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. It is better to take Zepodox 50mg Syrup with food.

How Zepodox Syrup works

Zepodox 50mg syrup 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 Zepodox Syrup

Expert advice for Zepodox Syrup

  • 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 Zepodox 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 Zepodox 50mg Syrup
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Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
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Pregnancy
PROBABLY SAFE
Zepodox 50mg Syrup 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
Zepodox 50mg Syrup 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 Zepodox 50mg Syrup, since it may have possible effects such as rash and diarrhea.
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Driving
Zepodox 50mg Syrup may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, tired, o
r decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive.
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Kidney
Zepodox 50mg Syrup should be used with caution in patients w
ith severe kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Zepodox 50mg Syrup may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
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Liver
SAFE
Zepodox 50mg Syrup is safe to use in patients with liver dis
ease. No dose adjustment of Zepodox 50mg Syrup 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 Zepodox 50mg Syrup

Frequently asked questions for Cefpodoxime

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