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Cefodox

Cefodox 200 mg Tablet 14pcs

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Product Description:

  • This medication is used to treat a wide variety of bacterial infections.
  • This medication is known as a cephalosporin antibiotic.
  • it works by stopping the growth of bacteria.
  • Using any antibiotic when it is not needed can cause it to not work for future infections.

Cefodox suspension is a broad-spectrum antibiotic used to treat a variety of infections such as:

  • Pneumonia, Sinusitis, Cystitis, Gonococcal Infection, Etc. Caused by bacteria.

This medicine is not recommended for use in case of:

  • Common cold, flu or viral infections since it is active against infections caused by bacteria only.
  • This is a prescription only medicine.

How To Use:

Take this medication by mouth, usually every 12 hours or as directed by your doctor.

If you are using the tablet form of this medication:

  • Take it with food to help increase the absorption of the drug.

If you are using the suspension form of this medication:

  • Take it with or without food.
  • Shake the bottle well before each dose.

The dosage is based on your medical condition and response to therapy.

 In children:

  • The dose is also based on weight.

Acute Bronchitis and Acute Exacerbations of Chronic Bronchitis:

  • 200 mg orally every 12 hours for 10 days.

Acute Community-Acquired Pneumonia:

  • 200 mg orally every 12 hours for 14 days.

Acute Maxillary Sinusitis:

Adult:

200 mg orally every 12 hours for 10 days

Pediatric:

Infants under 2 months:

  • Safety and efficacy not established.

Infants 2 months – Children 12 years:

  • 5 mg/kg orally every 12 hours for 10 days; individual doses not to exceed 200 mg.

Children over 12 years:

  • 200 mg orally every 12 hours for 10 days.

Pharyngitis/Tonsillitis:

Adult:

  • 100 mg orally every 12 hours for 5-10 days.

Pediatric:

Infants under 2 months:

  • Safety and efficacy not established.

Infants 2 months – Children 12 years:

  • 5 mg/kg orally every 12 hours for 5-10 days; individual doses not to exceed 100 mg.

Children over 12 years:

  • 100 mg orally every 12 hours for 5-10 days.

Skin/Skin Structure Infections:

  • 400 mg orally every 12 hours for 7-14 days.

Acute Otitis Media:

Pediatric:

Infants under 2 months:

  • Safety And Efficacy Not Established.

Infants 2 months – Children 12 years:

  • 5 mg/kg orally every 12 hours for 5 days; individual doses not to exceed 200 mg.

Children over 12 years:

  • 200 mg orally every 12 hours for 5 days.

Gonorrhea:

Uncomplicated gonorrhea in men and women; rectal gonococcal infections in women:

  • 200 mg orally once.

Uncomplicated Urinary Tract Infections:

  • 100 mg orally every 12 hours for 7-14 days.

Warnings And Precautions:

Before taking cefpodoxime tell your doctor or pharmacist if you:

  • Are allergic to it; or to penicillins or other cephalosporin antibiotics (such as cephalexin); or if you have any other allergies.
  • This product may contain inactive ingredients, which can cause allergic reactions or other problems.

Before using this medication, tell your doctor or pharmacist your medical history, especially of:

  • kidney disease.
  • stomach/intestinal disease (such as colitis).
  • This medication may cause live bacterial vaccines (such as typhoid vaccine) to not work well.
  • Tell your health care professional that you are using this medication before having any immunizations/vaccinations.
  • Kidney function declines as you grow older. This medication is removed by the kidneys.
  • Elderly people may be at greater risk for side effects while using this drug.
  • During pregnancy, this medication should be used only when clearly needed.
  • Discuss the risks and benefits with your doctor.
  • This drug passes into breast milk and could have undesirable effects on a nursing infant. Consult your doctor before breast-feeding.

Ingredients:

  • Cefpodoxime 100 mg/5 ml oral suspension.
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  • Manufacturer: 208477
  • Product form: 182764
  • Ingredients: 185878