Cefpodoxime Oral Suspension is an antibiotic that is normally known as cephalosporin. This medication is useful in treating bacterial infections. The user cannot use this medicine for the treatment of viral infections like colds, the flu, fever, and other viruses.
This drug is useful to kill the growth of bacteria in the body of the patient. Cefpodoxime Oral Suspension is made up of Cefpodoxime which is an effective broad-spectrum antibiotic that works against gram-negative and gram-positive bacteria. This medicine stops the production of the bacteria cell wall, which is necessary for the survival of bacteria.
It is necessary for patients to tell everything about a prior medical condition to their physician because it is important for doctors before recommending any medicine to patients for avoiding any side effects of medication. Following are some names of some health issues that are important to inform doctors about the use of Cefpodoxime Oral Suspension.
1. Bowel disease like colitis
2. Kidney disease
3. Bleeding problems
4. Other chronic illness
7. Allergic reactions with the ingredient of Cefpodoxime Oral Suspension
8. Allergies with food
Brand Name: SYFIDOX D/S
Manufacturer: Alpha drug
Category: Dry syrup
Packaging Type: Bottle
Components: Cefpodoxime Oral Suspension
Strength: 100 mg
Country of origin: India
Type of product: Paediatric
Form of medication: Syrup
Prescription or non-prescription: Prescription
Firstly, it is important for patients to wash their hands with clean water, and then shake the bottle of Cefpodoxime Oral Suspension. Use a dropper to measure the prescribed amount of liquid form of medication. And then take the dose via the mouth. Repeat the same process for the advised duration and doses. This is not compulsory for the user to take the medicine after a meal; this drug can be used with or without food, and if the user feels any discomfort in the stomach can consume the drug with food. Do not use household spoons for measuring the medication. Do not skip the dose, otherwise, it lead to patients too late recovery. Sometimes, after having some dose of oral suspension patient feel that his health is better and stops the use of the medicine in that situation patient should keep the use of Cefpodoxime Oral Suspension unless his healthcare tells him to stop the use of the medicine. It is mandatory for every patient to complete the full course of medicine; otherwise, the user may feel the symptoms of the disease again and again. The patient should talk with his healthcare regarding any query about the medication. Always use the medication with all precautions told by the doctor. In case of having an overdose of medication immediately contact your physician. Never self-medicate the medication and must keep in mind that if a doctor recommends the use of syrup to the patient then use it for only the patient. Do not use it for any other patient for treating other health issues.
Side effects are of two types common and severe, common side effects are the types of effects that do not require any medical treatment. on the other hand, severe bad effects are that effec6ts, which need immediate medical attention of healthcare. Cefpodoxime Oral Suspension users may feel both side effects according to their body sensitivity. Following is the list of common and severe side effects.
1. Breathing issues
5. Loosening of skin
6. Confused and shaky
8. Allergic reactions like skin rash, itching, and hives
9. Swelling of face, lips, and mouth
10. Vaginal irritation with discharge
Common side effects:
2. dizzy, drowsy
3. dry mouth
5. joint or muscle pain
6. stomach upset, gas
7. trouble sleeping
The doctor always recommends to patients keep the Cefpodoxime Oral Suspension in a cool and dry place away from the reach of children, pets, and sunlight.