Sporidex 500 MG Capsule
Sporidex capsule is used for the treatment of various infections that are caused by bacteria. It includes infections in the respiratory tract, bone infections, middle ear infection, urinary tract infection, skin infections and sore throat. This capsule can also be used for preventing endocarditis (heart valve inflammation) that is caused by an infection.
This capsule belongs to the drug group known as cephalosporin (antibiotic). It interferes in the formation of the cell walls of the bacteria. This results in the rupturing of the walls and hence kills the bacteria.
The dosage of this capsule depends on your age, general health, the condition for which the treatment is being done and its severity, as well as your body’s reaction to the first dose. Take the dosages as directed by the doctor. If you miss a dose, you can have it as soon as you remember about it, but skip it if the time for your next scheduled dose is near. Do not take two doses together to make up for a missed one as overdosing can lead to nausea, vomiting, stomach aches, diarrhea and blood in urine.
How long is the duration of effect?This capsule is excreted in urine and the effect lasts for a duration of 4 to 5 hours.
What is the onset of action?The peak effect of this capsule can be observed within 1 hour after oral administration.
Are there any pregnancy warnings?Women who are pregnant must consult doctor before using this medication.
Is it habit forming?No habit forming tendency has been reported.
Are there any breast-feeding warnings?Breastfeeding women must take proper care before consuming this alcohol.
Below is the list of medicines, which have the same composition, strength and form as Sporidex 500 MG Capsule , 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.
This capsule belongs to the first generation cephalosporins. It works as a bactericidal by inhibiting the bacterial cell wall synthesis by binding to the penicillin-binding proteins which inhibits the growth and multiplication of bacteria.
Whenever you take more than one medicine, or mix it with certain foods or beverages, you"re at risk of a drug interaction.
Interaction with Medicine
MedicineThis medication interacts with Chloramphenicol, Metformin, Ethinyl Estradiol, Cholera Vaccine.
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