Cefpodoxime Proxetil + Clavulanic Acid is a combination of two medicines: Cefpodoxime Proxetil + Clavulanic Acid1 and Cefpodoxime Proxetil + Clavulanic Acid2. Cefpodoxime Proxetil + Clavulanic Acid1 is an antibiotic. It works by preventing the formation of the bacterial protective covering which is essential for the survival of bacteria. Cefpodoxime Proxetil + Clavulanic Acid2 is a beta-lactamase inhibitor which reduces resistance and enhances the activity of Cefpodoxime Proxetil + Clavulanic Acid1 against bacteria.
Yes, the use of [email protected] CV 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.
[email protected] CV is a combination of two medicines: Cefpodoxime and Clavulanic acid. This medication is used to treat bacterial infection. This medication works by killing the harmful bacteria that cause infection.
[email protected] CV may cause serious side effects in very few patients (less than 1 in 1,000). Inform the doctor straight away if you get bloody diarrhea, yellowing of the eyes and skin, bruising or skin discoloration, shortness of breath, widespread rash, skin peeling and fever. All of these reactions needs urgent medical attention.
Yes, [email protected] CV can cause allergic reaction and is considered to be harmful patients with known allergy to a group of antibiotics called Cephalosporins. Get emergency medical help if you notice any of the signs of an allergic reaction: hives; difficulty in breathing; swelling of your face, lips, tongue or throat.
Q. Are there any specific contraindications associated with the use of [email protected] CV?
The use of [email protected] CV is considered to be harmful for patients with known allergy to penicillins or any other excipients present in this medicine. This medicine should not be used in patients with previous history of liver damage associated with [email protected] CV.
No, [email protected] CV can make birth control pills less effective. So, ask your doctor about using a birth control method which does not affect your hormone levels (such as a condom, diaphragm and spermicide).
Q. Can I take a higher than the recommended dose of this medicine?
No, taking a higher than the recommended dose of [email protected] CV can increase the risks of side effects. [email protected] CV takes time to show its full effect and treat your infection. If you are experiencing increased severity of your symptoms, please consult your doctor for re-evaluation.
Keep this medicine in the container or the pack it came in, tightly closed. Store it according to the instructions mentioned on the pack or label. Dispose of the unused medicine. Make sure it is not consumed by pets, children and other people.
Information last updated by Dr. Varun Gupta, MD Pharmacology on 6th Nov 2019. The medicine details are for information purpose only. Consult a doctor before taking any medicine.