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Kefpod AZ 200/250 MG Tablet

Kefpod AZ 200/250 MG Tablet

GLENMARK PHARMACEUTICALS LTD.

    • Rs. 199.00

    Manufactured by: Glenmark Pharmaceuticals Ltd.

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

    Pack size: 10 Tablets

    Drug type: Systemic antibiotics

    Prescription Required: Yes

    Primary Uses: Bacterial infections

    What is Kefpod AZ 200/250 mg Tablet?

    Kefpod AZ 200/250 mg Tablet contains the combination of Cefpodoxime and Azithromycin which is used to treat bacterial infections.

    Uses:

    Kefpod AZ 200/250 mg Tablet is used in the treatment of bacterial infections.

    How Does the Drug Work?

    Cefpodoxime works by binding to the penicillin-binding proteins and prevents the synthesis of bacterial cell wall and hence cause bacterial cell death. Azithromycin works by disrupting the protein synthesis in bacteria.

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

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

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

    How to Use Kefpod AZ 200/250 mg Tablet?

    Kefpod AZ 200/250 mg Tablet is taken by mouth by swallowing it completely with adequate water. Do not chew and break the medication. This medicine should be taken with food or after meals.

    Precautions to be Taken:

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

    • Do not take Kefpod AZ 200/250 mg Tablet if you are allergic to this medication.
    • Consult to your doctor if you experience abdominal pain persistently during the treatment with this medication.
    • The pregnant and lactating women should take Kefpod AZ 200/250 mg Tablet on doctor’s prescription.
    • It is advisable to consult your doctor before taking alcohol while using Kefpod AZ 200/250 mg Tablet.

    Contraindications:

    Contraindications while using Kefpod AZ 200/250 mg Tablet

    • The use of Kefpod AZ 200/250 mg Tablet is contraindicated in the patients with hypersensitivity to cefpodoxime or azithromycin.

    Interactions:

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

    • The use of cefpodoxime is advised against in those concurrently receiving antacids containing magnesium and aluminium to avoid reduced absorption.
    • Concomitant treatment of cefpodoxime with probenecid may decrease the renal excretion of the drug.
    • The use of azithromycin is advised against in those concurrently receiving antacids containing magnesium and aluminium to avoid reduced absorption.
    • Concomitant treatment of azithromycin with theophylline and macrolides may increase the serum concentration of the drug.
    • Concomitant treatment of azithromycin with pimozide may cause Increased risk of cardiotoxicity.

    Storage:

    Store this medicine 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 symptomatic medical treatment is required in case of an overdose.

    FAQs:

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

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

    1. What should I do if I miss a dose of Kefpod AZ 200/250 mg Tablet?

    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 Kefpod AZ 200/250 mg Tablet during pregnancy?

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

    1. Can I take Kefpod AZ 200/250 mg Tablet with food?

    Yes, Kefpod AZ 200/250 mg Tablet is recommended to be taken with food or after meals.

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