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Cepodem AZ 250/200 MG Tablet

Cepodem AZ 250/200 MG Tablet

RANBAXY LABORATORIES LTD

    • Rs. 185.85

    Manufactured by: Ranbaxy Laboratories Ltd.

    Composition: Cefpodoxime (200 mg) + Azithromycin (250 mg)

    Strength: 450 mg

    Pack size: 10 Tablets

    Drug type: Systemic antibiotics

    Prescription Required: Yes

    Primary Uses: Bacterial infections

    What is Cepodem AZ 250/200 mg Tablet?

    Cepodem AZ 250/200 mg Tablet is an antibiotic medicine which is used to treat bacterial infections.

    Uses:

    Cepodem AZ 250/200 mg Tablet is used for the bacterial infections.

    How Does the Drug Work?

    Azithromycin causes death of bacteria by disrupting the protein synthesis in bacteria. Cefpodoxime works by binding to the penicillin-binding proteins and thus,preventing the synthesis of bacterial cell wall.

    Common Side Effects of Cepodem AZ 250/200 mg Tablet:

    List of major side effects of Cepodem AZ 250/200 mg Tablet

    • Diarrhea
    • Sore stomach
    • Difficulty in urination
    • Vomiting
    • Abdominal pain
    • Dizziness
    • Change in taste

    How to Use Cepodem AZ 250/200 mg Tablet?

    Cepodem AZ 250/200 mg Tablet is taken by mouth by swallowing it completely with adequate water. Do not chew and break the medication.

    Precautions to be Taken:

    Useful precautions to be taken while using Cepodem AZ 250/200 mg Tablet

    • Do not take Cepodem AZ 250/200 mg Tablet if you are allergic to this medicine.
    • Consult to your doctor if you experience abdominal pain persistently during the treatment with this medication.
    • Cepodem AZ 250/200 mg Tablet may cause dizziness in some patients. Avoid driving or using heavy machinery while taking this medicine.
    • The pregnant and lactating women should take Cepodem AZ 250/200 mg Tablet on doctor’s prescription.
    • It is advisable to consult your doctor before consuming alcohol while taking Cepodem AZ 250/200 mg Tablet.

    Contraindications:

    Contraindications while using Cepodem AZ 250/200 mg Tablet

    • This medication is contraindicated for use in the patients with cholestatic jaundice and angioedema associated with prior use of azithromycin.

    Interactions:

    Possible drug interactions of Cepodem AZ 250/200 mg Tablet with other drugs

    • Concomitant use with antacids containing magnesium and aluminium may cause side effects.
    • Concomitant treatment with theophylline and macrolides may increase the serum concentration of Cepodem AZ 250/200 mg Tablet.
    • Concomitant treatment with pimozide may increase the risk of cardiotoxicity.

    Storage:

    Store at room temperature. Keep away from sunlight, moisture and children.

    Dosage:

    Missed dose:

    In case of missed dose, skip the same and continue with your regular dosing schedule. Avoid taking double dose to make up for a missed one.

    Overdose:

    Immediately contact to your doctor as emergency medical treatment is required in case of an overdose.

    FAQs:

    1. What is Cepodem AZ 250/200 mg Tablet used for?

    Cepodem AZ 250/200 mg Tablet is used for bacterial infections.

    1. What should I do if I miss a dose?

    In case of missed dose, skip the same and continue with your regular dosing schedule. Avoid taking double dose to make up for a missed one.

    1. Can I take Cepodem AZ 250/200 mg Tablet during pregnancy?

    The pregnant women should take Cepodem AZ 250/200 mg Tablet on doctor’s prescription.

    1. How do I store Cepodem AZ 250/200 mg Tablet?

    Store this medicine at room temperature. Keep away from sunlight, moisture and children.

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