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Cefpodoxime Proxetil + Lactobacillus + Dicloxacillin

Information about Cefpodoxime Proxetil + Lactobacillus + Dicloxacillin

Cefpodoxime Proxetil + Lactobacillus + Dicloxacillin Uses

Cefpodoxime Proxetil+Lactobacillus+Dicloxacillin is used in the treatment of bacterial infections.

How Cefpodoxime Proxetil + Lactobacillus + Dicloxacillin works

Cefpodoxime Proxetil + Lactobacillus + Dicloxacillin is a combination of two antibiotics (Cefpodoxime Proxetil and Dicloxacillin) and a live microorganism ( Lactobacillus ). Both antibiotics work by preventing the formation of the bacterial protective covering which is essential for the survival of bacteria in the human body. This treats your infection, but may upset your digestive system by killing healthy gut bacteria as well. Lactobacillus is added to restore the balance of healthy bacteria.

Common side effects of Cefpodoxime Proxetil + Lactobacillus + Dicloxacillin

Nausea, Vomiting, Diarrhea, Stomach pain, Flatulence, Headache, Rash
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Available Medicine for Cefpodoxime Proxetil + Lactobacillus + Dicloxacillin

Cefoclox XLKhandelwal Laboratories Pvt Ltd
2521 variant(s)

Expert advice for Cefpodoxime Proxetil + Lactobacillus + Dicloxacillin

  • You have been prescribed this combination medicine to treat bacterial infections.
  • Finish the prescribed course, even if you start to feel better. Stopping it early may make the infection come back and harder to treat.
  • Talk to your doctor if you notice bloody stools or develop abdominal cramps.
  • Take it with food and plenty of fluids to avoid an upset stomach.
  • Stop taking Cefpodoxime Proxetil + Lactobacillus + Dicloxacillin and inform your doctor immediately if you develop an itchy rash, swelling of the face, throat or tongue or breathing difficulties while taking it.

Frequently asked questions for Cefpodoxime Proxetil + Lactobacillus + Dicloxacillin

Cefpodoxime Proxetil + Lactobacillus + Dicloxacillin

Q. Can I stop taking Cefpodoxime Proxetil+Lactobacillus+Dicloxacillin when I feel better?

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

Q. How long does Cefpodoxime Proxetil+Lactobacillus+Dicloxacillin takes to work?

Usually, Cefpodoxime Proxetil+Lactobacillus+Dicloxacillin starts working soon after taking it. However, it may take some days to kill all the harmful bacteria and make you feel better.

Q. What if I don't get better after using Cefpodoxime Proxetil+Lactobacillus+Dicloxacillin?

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 the use of Cefpodoxime Proxetil+Lactobacillus+Dicloxacillin cause diarrhea?

Yes, the use of Cefpodoxime Proxetil+Lactobacillus+Dicloxacillin 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 you are experiencing severe diarrhea, talk to your doctor about it.

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