Cepodem 200 MG Tablet
Cepodem 200 MG Tablet is used to treat mild bacterial infections. This anti-bacterial medicine stops bacteria from spreading. It is used to treat diseases such as bronchitis (infection of the air passages to the lungs), gonorrhea (a sexually transmitted disease) and infections of ear, throat, tonsils and urinary tract. It only treats bacterial infection and doesn’t work for viral infections like flu.
Cepodem 200 MG Tablet comes in the form of chewable tablets and liquid solution. It is usually taken at intervals of 12 hours for 5 to 14 days.
Cepodem 200 MG Tablet is used to treat mild bacterial infections. This anti-bacterial medicine stops the spreading of bacteria in the body. It is used to treat diseases such as bronchitis ( infection of the air tubes to the lungs), gonorrhea ( a sexually transmitted disease) and infections of ear, throat, tonsils and urinary tract. It only treats bacterial infection and doesn’t work for viral infections like flu.
Cepodem 200 MG Tablet comes in the form of chewable tablets and liquid solution. It is usually taken at intervals of 12 hours for 5 to 14 days. It should be taken at the same time every day. If you miss a dose, never take two doses at one go. Overdosing can cause harmful effects in your body. It’s better to skip a missed dose. It is important to check all the ingredients before the medication. It can help you avoid having allergic reactions later in case you are allergic to any of the ingredients. Notify your doctor about any prescribed drugs or dietary supplements that you might be taking. Also, if you have any history of liver disease or kidney problems, it is best to get an approval from the doctor regarding the safety of this medication. This medication can be harmful to pregnant women. Hence if you are pregnant or planning to get pregnant soon, don’t take this medication.
Cepodem 200 MG Tablet can cause certain side effects too. Some common side effects are: diarrhea, stomach pain, gas, heartburn, nausea and vomiting. These side effects usually go away on their own. But if these symptoms are severe, you should take medical help. However, some side effects can be serious and calls for immediate medical attention. These are - itching of the vagina, white vaginal discharge, dark urine, stomach cramps, rash, itching, hives, difficulty in breathing, wheezing, swelling of face ,tongue throat etc.
Cepodem 200 MG Tablet should be stored in a tightly closed container. Store the tablets at room temperature and away from excess heat. However the liquid medication should be kept at cold temperature. Dispose the liquid medications after 15 days. Keep them out of the reach of children and pets.
Ear Infection (Otitis Media)Cepodem 200 MG Tablet is used in the treatment of otitis media caused by Streptococcus pneumoniae, E.coli, Pseudomonas aeruginosa, and Klebsiella pneumonie.
Tonsilitis/PharyngitisCepodem 200 MG Tablet is used in the treatment of Tonsilitis/Pharyngitis caused by Streptococcus pneumoniae, Haemophillus influenzae and some fungal infections.
- pneumonia, Haemophillus influenzae and some Mycoplasma pneumoniae.
In addition to its intended effect, Cepodem 200 MG Tablet may cause some unwanted effects too. In such cases, you must seek medical attention immediately. This is not an exhaustive list of side effects. Please inform your doctor if you experience any adverse reaction to the medication.
How long is the duration of effect?The effect of this medicine lasts for an average duration of 3 to 4 hours after onset of action.
What is the onset of action?The peak effect of this medicine can be observed within 3 to 4 hours of administration of the dose.
Are there any pregnancy warnings?Sufficient data is not available for the use of this medicine in pregnant women. Use only if clearly needed under the doctor's supervision.
Is it habit forming?No habit forming tendency has been reported.
Are there any breast-feeding warnings?This medicine should be used only if clearly needed. Monitoring of undesired effects is necessary.
Below is the list of medicines, which have the same composition, strength and form as Cepodem 200 MG Tablet , and hence can be used as its substitute.
Are there any missed dose instructions?The missed dose should be taken as soon possible. It is advisable to skip the missed dose if it's already time for your next scheduled dose.
Are there any overdose instructions?Seek emergency medical treatment or contact the doctor in case of overdose.
Cepodem 200 MG Tablet belongs to 3rd generation cephalosporins. It works as a bactericidal by binding to the penicillin-binding proteins and inhibits the bacterial cell wall synthesis.
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