Cepodem 100 mg tablet : Uses, Side effects, Dosage

Manufacturer: Ranbaxy

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Trade name: Cepodem

Strength: 100 mg

Type: Tablet

Active ingredient: Cefpodoxime

Category: Cephalosporin antibiotic

Pregnancy category: Cefpodoxime belongs to Australia therapeutic goods administration (TGA) pregnancy category: B1 And Us FDA pregnancy category B.

Uses: Cepodem 100 mg tablet is used to treat certain infections caused by bacteria such as pneumonia, tonsillitis, laryngitis, sinusitis, bronchitis, and ear infections (otitis media), skin infections, throat(pharyngitis), urinary tract infections and gonorrhea.

How to use: Take Cepodem 100 mg tablet with food. Take this medicine full coarse of treatment to clear up infection completely. It interacts with antacids, h2 antagonists and probencid. These should not be given with in two hours or after two hours of taking this medicine.

Side Effects: Diarrhea, nausea, vomiting, loose stools, upset stomach, headache, mild skin rash

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Dosage: The dosage is depend on the infection to be treated. The adult dose for Bronchitis, Pneumonia, Sinusitis is 200 mg twice daily and for Tonsillitis, Pharyngitis, Respiratory Tract Infection, Cystitis is 100 mg twice daily.

Written by: : healthplus24.com team

Date last updated: February 26th, 2016