ABOUT THE DRUG:
Cefpodoxime Proxetil is an antibiotic drug that belongs to a group of drugs known as cephalosporin antibiotics. It is prescribed for the treatment of various bacterial infections. Cefpodoxime Proxetil is available as Cefoprox (made by Alkem) and a host of other trade names. This medication may also be given for conditions other than those listed in this description.
USES OF THE DRUG:
Antibiotics are meant to fight bacterial infections such as that of ears, lungs, sinus, skin, and urinary tract etc.
WORKING OF THE DRUG:
Cefpodoxime Proxetil works by killing the bacteria.
DOSAGE FORM AND STRENGTHS:
The drug is available in the form of Tablet under the following brand name and strength on our website:
Cefoprox 200 mg
Cefoprox 100 mg
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DO NOT TAKE THE DRUG IF YOU:
Are allergic to this active ingredient or any other ingredient of the drug
Are pregnant or planning to be pregnant
Are breastfeeding, as the drug may pass into the breast milk
TELL YOUR DOCTOR IF YOU:
Have high blood pressure
Have past episodes of depression or suicidal thoughts
Have a history of seizures
Have a deficiency of vitamin D
Have the condition like lupus, liver disease, diabetes
HOW MUCH TO TAKE THE DRUG?
Cefpodoxime Proxetil is a prescription only drug which means that it is only available with a doctor?s prescription. Consult your doctor before taking Cefpodoxime Proxetil as all antibiotic medications are strictly to be taken with a doctor?s prescription.
HOW TO TAKE THE DRUG?
Take Cefpodoxime Proxetil (Cefoprox) strictly according to your doctors directions or according to the instructions on the medication label. Do not alter the dosage unless your doctor advises you to do so. Also, do not take this medication after the prescribed period is over. All medications come with a patient leaflet. Refer the instructions in them for detailed information on that particular medication. Cefpodoxime Proxetil can be taken with or without food. Always store Cefpodoxime Proxetil in a cool and dry place..
FOR HOW LONG TO TAKE IT?
You should take the dose until you finish the prescription. Do not change the dose or stop it even if you feel better. You should complete the dose.
Immediately seek urgent medical help in case of overdose of Cefpodoxime Proxetil as it may cause severe harmful effects in your body. In case of an overdose of Cefpodoxime Proxetil, get emergency medical attention or call the Doctor immediately.
If you miss a dose, then take it as soon as you remember. Do not take the missed dose if the time to take the next dose is almost up. Taking multiple doses near to each other can lead to excess medication in your body which can be harmful.
SIDE EFFECTS OF CEFOPROX 200MG:
Vaginal itching or discharge
COMMON DRUG INTERACTIONS:
Other drugs may interact with Cefpodoxime Proxetil. Let your doctor know in advance if you use any other drugs or related products, especially these ones : blood thinner (such as warfarin), metformin, lithium, antiviral medicines (such as adefovir, cidofovir, or foscarnet), cancer medicines (such as aldesleukin, carmustine, cisplatin, ifosfamide, oxaliplatin, or others), diuretics or water pills, Antacids, IV antibiotics, immunosuppresors, medicines to treat ulcerative colitis, NSAIDs, and probenecid. However, these are not the only possible interacting drugs. Remember to follow the directions of your doctor regarding any medications. Do not start a new medication without your doctors advice
THINGS TO REMEMBER:
Do not freeze the medicine and store the medicine at room temperature.
Do not share this medicine with anyone else even if he has same symptoms as you do.
In case you do not feel comfort after completing the dose prescribed by the doctor then consult with your doctor immediately.
The safety and efficacy of this drug is not established in children below 16 years of age.
Do not use this medication for any other infection without referring to the doctor.
Cefoprox 200 Tablet should be taken with food. You should take it regularly at evenly spaced intervals as per the schedule prescribed by your doctor. Taking it at the same time every day will help you to remember to take it. The dose will depend on what you are being treated for, but you should always complete a full course of this antibiotic as prescribed by your doctor. Do not stop taking it until you have finished, even when you feel better. If you stop taking it early, some bacteria may survive and the infection may come back. It will not work for viral infections such as flu or the common cold. Using any antibiotic when you do not need it can make it less effective for future infections.
The most common side effects of this medicine include rash, nausea, and diarrhea. Taking this medicine along with some food may help to prevent indigestion and upset stomach. Consult your doctor if you find these side effects bother or worry you.
Before using it, you should tell your doctor if you are allergic to any antibiotics or have any kidney or liver problems. This medicine is generally regarded as safe to use in pregnancy and breastfeeding if prescribed by your doctor. It may blur your vision or make you feel sleepy and dizzy. Do not drive if these symptoms occur.
USES OF CEFOPROX TABLET
- Treatment of Bacterial infections
BENEFITS OF CEFOPROX TABLET
In Treatment of Bacterial infections
SIDE EFFECTS OF CEFOPROX TABLET
Common side effects of Cefoprox
HOW TO USE CEFOPROX TABLET
HOW CEFOPROX TABLET WORKS
Avoid prolonged use of Cefoprox 200 Tablet, since it may have possible effects such as rash and diarrhea.